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Macron would back Angela Merkel as European Commission president

The German chancellor has repeatedly denied any intention to continue in politics, but talk of her leading the Commission persists. France's president has now given his backing for Angela Merkel to take over in the role....

Macron would back Angela Merkel as European Commission president

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Crowd Chants ‘Send Her Back!’ at President Trump’s Combative North Carolina Rally (GREENVILLE, N.C.) — Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally Wednesd...
04:48 2019-07-18

India sends back Maldives' ex-vice president attempting illegal entry: sources India has sent back former vice-president of the Maldives, Ahmed Adeeb, to his home country, two sources familiar with the matter said on Saturday, d...
06:00 2019-08-03

Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' after president attacks Ilhan Omar Chant follows Trump’s racist tweets targeting Omar and three other Democratic congresswomen of colorGoaded on by the president, a crowd at a Donald T...
00:16 2019-07-18

Chamber of Commerce blasts Trump on tariffs — and then the president calls CNBC to fight back The president's tariff strategy "creates uncertainty with our trading partners," says a top official at the world's largest business lobbyi...
09:48 2019-06-10

Trump primary challenger Bill Weld admits GOP voters overwhelmingly back president Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, running to deny President Trump of the Republican Party’s 2020 nomination, admitted this week that voters are ju...
09:16 2019-05-24

Trump Rally Crowd Chants "Send Her Back" as the President Attacks Ilhan Omar At a rally in North Carolina, Trump doubled down on his racist comments about minority women in Congress: "If they don’t love [America], tell them to...
10:48 2019-07-18

Mueller Walks Back Bombshell Claim That He Would've Indicted Trump If He Wasn't President [UPDATED] Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified in front of the House Judiciary Committee today, giving several dozen members of Congress the chance ...
21:00 2019-07-24

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it not...
16:16 2019-06-29

Donald Trump latest: US President insists his 'go back' tweets are not racist Donald Trump has denied he is racist amid widespread condemnation over a series of tweets in which he told four US congresswomen to "go back" to the ...
20:32 2019-07-16

Republicans Condemn ‘Send Her Back’ Chants at Trump’s Rally. But They’re Still Defending President Trump After the crowd at President Donald Trump’s rally chanted “send her back” in reference to a foreign born Congresswoman, Republicans...
18:16 2019-07-18

Donald Trump rally crowd chants 'send her back' as US president lashes out at Ilhan Omar in renewed attacks on Congresswomen Donald Trump has again stepped up his attacks against four liberal Congresswomen at a raucous rally that saw the crowd erupt into chants of: "Send he...
05:48 2019-07-18

When They See Us, Angela Bassett, Sterling K. Brown Among 2019 AAFCA Winners The African American Film Critics Association just announced the winners of its upcoming AAFCA TV Honors and as you can probably guess, there’s no sh...
14:01 2019-07-23

Angela Saini video interview: The return of race in mainstream science If we know the idea of difference based purely on race is wrong, why do we still hang on to the idea of race in science, asks science writer Angela S...
15:48 2019-05-22

"Backsliding" Turkey's EU bid slips further away: Commission Turkey's hopes of joining the European Union are fading, the bloc's executive said on Wednesday, blaming authoritarian rule for worse conditions in c...
11:16 2019-05-29

Most Germans don't want von der Leyen leading EU Commission Only one third of Germans believe their defense minister, Ursula von der Leyen, is a good choice to lead the EU Commission, according to a Deutschlan...
22:16 2019-07-04

What to do in Paris while Notre Dame is out of commission Notre Dame Cathedral is under construction after April's devastating fire. But even with it out of commission, there's still plenty to do i...
11:32 2019-08-07

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry i...
21:16 2019-07-08

ITV won't commission 'Jeremy Kyle' format show again British broadcaster ITV won't commission another show with the same format as "The Jeremy Kyle Show" which was axed last month after a participant di...
12:48 2019-06-27

Bolsonaro targets commission on political disappearances Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s government is replacing more than half the members of a commission investigating disappearances and murders duri...
19:32 2019-08-01

A world first: Women at the helm of every UN Regional Commission Although United Nations Regional Commissions have been in existence for more than 70 years, for the first time ever, each one is currently headed by ...
12:48 2019-05-21

Indian High Commission In Pak Lit-Up In Tricolour For Independence Day The Indian High Commission in Islamabad is all set to celebrate the 73rd Independence Day of the country with much fervour, even as Islamabad continu...
01:32 2019-08-15

Has safety commission misled the public about aspartame? Researchers from the United Kingdom cast serious doubts on official reports concluding that aspartame, the most common artificial sweetener, is safe....
02:00 2019-07-25

Navy to commission USS Billings Saturday in Key West The U.S. Navy's 15th littoral combat ship, the Freedom-class USS Billings, will be commissioned Saturday at Naval Air Station Key West, with Lockheed...
16:48 2019-08-02

Charity Commission to release Oxfam findings Scandal-hit Oxfam will today learn the findings of an investigation into its handling of allegations that staff sexually exploited female victims of ...
00:32 2019-06-11

Von der Leyen courts EU lawmakers in bid to become Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European lawmakers on Wednesday to be the next head of the EU executive, promising to focus on promo...
13:32 2019-07-10

New PM won't change Britain's EU exit deal: Commission The election of a new British prime minister will not change the accord on Britain's departure from the bloc agreed between the EU and the outgoing p...
07:16 2019-06-11

Angela Bassett to Receive Icon Award at 2019 Black Girls Rock! Ceremony There are certain things we can always depend on being fact: Water will always be wet, fire will always be hot and the world would be lost without bl...
19:00 2019-08-19

Donald Trump criticised over 'racist' tweets: Thousands call for President to be banned from Twitter over his 'go back' Tweet to democrat 'squad' Twitter users from across the world have called for Donald Trump to be banned from the platform after he launched a tirade of tweets which have been ...
20:32 2019-07-16

Much to disagree on as Trump, Macron meet on D-Day CAEN, France (AP) — France wants the D-Day commemoration to showcase its long friendship with the United States. But relations are strained as Presid...
04:16 2019-06-06

Macron says GE must keep its jobs commitments in France French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday his government would remain vigilant as to whether General Electric Co respects its commitments in t...
21:32 2019-05-28

Macron to send Trump a new oak tree The French president has promised to send his US counterpart a replacement for the oak tree that died earlier this week. The world leaders planted it...
16:48 2019-06-11

Election Commission Lifts Model Code Of Conduct The model code of conduct, which came into force on March 10 when the Lok Sabha election was announced, was lifted with immediate effect, the Electio...
17:48 2019-05-26

Center-right candidate for EU Commission chair says ready to compromise Europe's center-right candidate for the chair of the EU Commission, Manfred Weber, said on Tuesday his party was ready to make all necessary compromi...
08:16 2019-05-28

Election Commission Website Crashes Several Times On Result Day As soon as the counting for Lok Sabha polls began on Thursday morning, the Election Commission website designed to give out latest trends and results...
14:48 2019-05-23

Czech PM found in conflict of interest by EU Commission: report The European Commission has determined that Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is in conflict of interest because of his business empire placed in tru...
13:16 2019-05-31

EU Commission nominee to defend Irish backstop in Brexit The nominee for the next president of the European Commission vowed on Wednesday to defend the "backstop" provision in Britain's withdrawal agreement...
13:32 2019-07-10

Consumer Product Safety Commission chairwoman stepping down Ann Marie Buerkle, acting chairwoman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is withdrawing her nomination to continue running the agency. ...
20:48 2019-06-18

House Democrats, With Pelosi’s Support, Will Consider a Commission on Reparations A bill backed by nearly 60 House Democrats would create a panel to develop proposals and a “national apology” to repair the lingering effects of slav...
20:00 2019-06-18

Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European Union lawmakers on Wednesday to become the next head of the bloc's executive, but her promi...
15:16 2019-07-10

Ocasio-Cortez wants '9/11-style commission' on family separations Democratic congresswoman hosts event in New York districtTells crowd Trump ‘sent me back to Queens’ with racist attackAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez called...
23:16 2019-07-20

| Malawi narrowly re-elects Peter Mutharika: commission Malawian President Peter Mutharika has been narrowly re-elected for a second five-year term following a hotly-contested vote, according to the countr...
17:48 2019-05-27

EU holds ground on Brexit after PM May announces resignation: Commission The European Union's position on the terms of Britain's exit from the bloc has not changed despite British Prime Minister Theresa May announcing her ...
07:48 2019-05-24

Tunisia electoral commission approves 26 presidential candidates Tunisia's electoral commission said on Wednesday it had approved 26 candidates including two women for next month's presidential election and had rej...
11:32 2019-08-14

EU Commission appointee von der Leyen to seek parliament approval German Ursula von der Leyen, appointed by European Union leaders as the next head of the bloc's executive, will attend later on Wednesday a session o...
05:48 2019-07-03

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last ...
09:48 2019-06-05

EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade...
09:32 2019-07-18

PM Conte says Italy will receive competition portfolio in next EU Commission Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday Italy would receive the influential competition portfolio in the next European Commission, adding he wa...
16:32 2019-07-02

Top EU civil servant Selmayr to quit post: EU Commission The European Commission's secretary general Martin Selmayr, whose sudden promotion last year angered EU lawmakers and earned a rebuke from the Europe...
07:32 2019-07-16

EU Commission finds national climate plans insufficient The EU executive has said national plans for renewables and energy efficiency fell short of the bloc's goals. The deficiency may undermine its abilit...
00:32 2019-06-19

EU parliament to decide on hard-won pick for Commission head EU governments' surprise nominee for president of the European Union's executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, will seek support in the EU parliam...
13:16 2019-07-03

Italy's populist coalition clashes over EU Commission election Italy's coalition parties clashed on Wednesday over the election of Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next president of the European Commission, ...
13:16 2019-07-17

The Gambia: Three former hitmen released after admission at reconciliation commission The men belonged to the infamous 'Junglers' and allegedly took out multiple hits on the orders of former president Yahya Jammeh. They were released i...
20:16 2019-08-06

Felicity Huffman's co-stars Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette speak out on college scandal Felicity Huffman's "Otherhood" co-stars are breaking their silence on her involvement in the nation's largest college admissions scandal. ...
22:16 2019-07-19

Oak tree planted by Macron, Trump has died A sapling planted by the French and US presidents on the White House lawn, meant to symbolize friendship between the two nations, has died. It had be...
05:00 2019-06-10

The Latest: Trump, Macron visit D-Day cemetery President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and their wives are paying respects at the Normandy American Cemetery near Omaha Beach where...
07:48 2019-06-06

French far-right leader says EU vote a referendum on Macron French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says that the nation’s European Parliament elections amount to the referendum the “French asked for but didn’t ...
13:16 2019-05-24

Ursula von der Leyen's EU nomination is a win for Emmanuel Macron For the first time in 50 years, a German is set to lead the European Commission. But it's France that will benefit most from Ursula von der Leyen's a...
01:16 2019-07-06

France's Macron says EU nominations positive for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that the nominations for the European Union's top posts were "positive and consensual" and offered a...
16:32 2019-07-02

French far-right makes big demands on Macron after small win If French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gets her wish, her National Rally party, victorious in the European Parliament election, will force a dissol...
10:48 2019-05-27

France's Macron wants 'charismatic' men and women for top EU jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he wanted two women and two men with strong personalities to lead the European Union in the next fiv...
19:16 2019-05-28

Macron wants to avoid Brexit 'polluting' EU after 31 October French president says EU27 leaders need to know when UK’s lengthy exit will happenFollow today’s political developments – liveFrance’s president, Emm...
13:16 2019-05-22

EU Commission nominee seeks parliament support after top jobs wrangle European Union governments' surprise nominee for president of their executive, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, sought support in the bloc's parliamen...
14:32 2019-07-03

Czech PM found in conflict of interest by EU Commission probe: report The European Commission has determined that Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is in conflict of interest because of his business empire placed in tru...
08:32 2019-05-31

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger on...
19:00 2019-05-23

Sports betting gets green light from state gaming commission It’s a surefire bet. The state gaming commission on Monday approved 6-0 rules governing sports betting at four upstate casinos — paving the way for g...
20:16 2019-06-10

EU Commission shifts top civil servant Martin Selmayr to Vienna Top EU civil servant Martin Selmayr is to leave Brussels to head the bloc's mission in Vienna, Austria. The German aide to outgoing EU commission hea...
19:16 2019-07-24

Exploring Paris while Notre Dame is out of commission: Other must-see spots to check out Notre Dame Cathedral may be out of commission for the next few years but there's still plenty to see in Paris, like its other churches and land...
11:32 2019-08-07

Supreme Court ruling could threaten Apple’s 30 percent app commission Enlarge (credit: Chesnot/Getty Images) A narrowly divided Supreme Court is allowing a group of consumers to move forward with a lawsuit charging th...
12:16 2019-05-21

Rajya Sabha Passes National Medical Commission Bill Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the National Medical Commission Bill for replacing the corruption-plagued Medical Council of India with a new body, in...
10:32 2019-08-01

India's Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims India's Election Commission rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of the counting of votes Thursday tha...
04:32 2019-05-22

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from ...
19:00 2019-07-08

India’s Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Election Commission has rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of Thursda...
04:32 2019-05-22

Scheduled Tribes Commission To Visit UP To Probe Death Of Tribals An investigation team of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) will Monday visit Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district where 10 tribal far...
15:32 2019-07-19

Doctors Threaten Strike Against National Medical Commission Bill Healthcare services at government hospitals, including AIIMS, Safdarjung and RML in Delhi, are likely to be severely hit as resident doctors have thr...
19:32 2019-07-31

Macron awards American D-Day vets with Legion of Honor France will never forget the sacrifices of the brave American and other Allied troops who liberated the country from the Nazis, President Emmanuel Ma...
22:48 2019-06-06

Putin, Macron hold French-Russian talks before G-7 French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet in southern France to discuss the world’s major crises, including Ukrai...
14:32 2019-08-19

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its cle...
09:32 2019-05-21

Macron to Trump at D-day ceremony: fulfil the promise of Normandy French president praises multilateralism of Nato and EU while offering gratitude to USFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has appealed directly to D...
11:48 2019-06-06

France, U.S. share common objective on Iran, says Macron France and the United States share the common objective of preventing Iran obtaining nuclear arms and new international negotiations need to be opene...
10:48 2019-06-06

Donald Trump Says Relations With Emmanuel Macron 'Outstanding' US President Donald Trump admitted that there had been past difficulties in his relationship with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, but s...
10:48 2019-06-06

Chiding Macron, Putin says 'I don't want yellow vests in Russia' Vladimir Putin rebuked his French counterpart on Monday, saying he did not want "yellow vest" protests spring up like in France, after Emmanuel Macro...
19:32 2019-08-19

Macron calls for Iran to reduce its nuclear stockpile ​French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday called on Iran to reduce its stockpile of enriched uranium and abide by ​the ​terms of the 2015 nuclear ...
11:32 2019-07-02

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed....
04:16 2019-06-20

Emmanuel Macron Congratulates PM Modi After Huge BJP Victory French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his electoral victory and the two leaders reaffirmed their...
14:48 2019-05-23

World must not 'sleepwalk' into war, Macron says in speech on reforming capitalism The world is going through a profound crisis and could be on the brink of a time of war, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech on Tuesday...
11:48 2019-06-11

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism: Macron Fourteen member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants acros...
15:48 2019-07-22

Macron to send new tree to Trump after oak gift died French President Emmanuel Macron downplayed the death of an oak tree he had offered U.S. President Donald Trump last year on Tuesday, saying people s...
19:16 2019-06-11

France to create space command within air force: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he had approved the creation of a space command within the French air force to improve the country'...
19:16 2019-07-13

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate...
09:16 2019-06-12

Trump and Macron's symbolic friendship tree 'has died' French media say oak given as a gift by Macron and planted at the White House as part of charm offensive is no moreThe tree planted by Donald Trump a...
08:32 2019-06-10

| Tree symbolising Trump-Macron friendship has died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolised the friendship ...
06:00 2019-06-10

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they conside...
13:16 2019-05-29

Donald Trump Throws a Tax Bomb at Emmanuel Macron The White House is using France’s digital tax in an attempt to divide and rule in the EU. It’s a big test of whether Europe’s leaders will stand by P...
22:01 2019-07-11

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year's state visit to th...
07:16 2019-06-12

French soccer leader seeks to smooth Macron row PARIS (AP) — One day after French President Emmanuel Macron upset UEFA’s leader, France’s most senior soccer official has tried to smooth...
04:00 2019-06-05

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits Across France, activists have been taking down portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” to fight climate c...
08:16 2019-05-28

France's Macron returning to Paris after EU summit suspended French President Emmanuel Macron will return to Paris on Monday afternoon, a French presidency official said, after the breakdown of marathon negotia...
07:32 2019-07-01

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate...
07:48 2019-06-07

AOC’s call for ‘9/11-style commission’ over Trump border policy draws fire Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) called for a “9/11-style commission” to look into the Trump administration’s policy of separating migr...
19:48 2019-07-20

True cost of cheap food is health and climate crises, says commission Radical change needed to make UK food and farming system sustainable within 10 yearsThe true cost of cheap, unhealthy food is a spiralling public hea...
01:48 2019-07-16

Pompeo launches commission to ground foreign policy in US founding principles Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday unveiled the formation of a commission aimed at grounding future foreign policy discussions in America's fou...
11:32 2019-07-08

De Blasio nominee won’t give specifics on Taxi and Limousine Commission concerns Meet the new boss — same as the old boss? Mayor de Blasio’s pick to head the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission — a former ...
21:00 2019-07-18

Taliban kills eight election commission employees in south Afghanistan-officials Taliban fighters killed eight election commission employees on Saturday night inside a district center in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar...
06:48 2019-06-30

Court Asks Election Commission To Decide On Linking Voter ID With Aadhaar The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Election Commission to decide on the possibility of linking election identity cards with Aadhaar numbers in...
09:32 2019-07-16

"Expected Capital Punishment": Women's Commission Chief On Kathua Verdict The National Commission for Women chairperson on Monday said the Pathankot court decision convicting six accused in the rape and murder of an eight-y...
14:48 2019-06-10

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American histo...
07:16 2019-05-23

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvan...
05:00 2019-08-14

Surprise! Beloved President Ronald Reagan Was a Racist: Unearthed Call to Then-President Nixon Proves It History has been kind to former President Ronald Reagan. In death, the story of Reagan, the racist actor-turned-racist president has morphed into Rea...
15:16 2019-07-31

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 sum...
22:16 2019-06-10

Exit of French center-right leader bolsters Macron's grip France's once-dominant center-right political party, Les Republicains, was in disarray on Monday after its leader quit, acknowledging his responsibil...
10:48 2019-06-03

Macron warns Rouhani of consequences if nuclear deal weakened French President Emmanuel Macron warned his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that he was deeply concerned by any further weakening of the 2015 nuclear...
19:00 2019-07-06

France’s Macron trying to save Iran nuclear deal by July 15 French President Emmanuel Macron says he wants Iran to renew dialogue with Western partners by July 15 to calm tensions over its renewed nuclear ambi...
16:48 2019-07-06

Macron to unveil France's nuclear-powered 'Barracuda' submarine President Emmanuel Macron will unveil on Friday France's latest nuclear-powered 'Barracuda' class submarine, a 9 billion euro ($10.13 billion) stealt...
15:01 2019-07-12

'Wanted' - Macron farming MP targeted in latest French protest French anti-government protesters put up a large poster of Jean-Baptiste Moreau, one of President Emmanuel Macron's farming experts, with the word "W...
08:48 2019-08-13

France's Macron announces creation of space force command On the eve of Bastille Day, the president confirmed plans to boost the country's defense capabilities by harnessing outer space. China, Russia and th...
01:48 2019-07-14

FIFA boss and Macron booed at World Cup final ceremony The crowd at the women's World Cup final booed FIFA chief Gianni Infantino and French president Emmanuel Macron as United States fans demanded equal ...
06:32 2019-07-08

Spain's PM, France's Macron meet to discuss parliamentary vote Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez met on Monday in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the results of the European parli...
19:32 2019-05-27

Macron’s ex-No. 2 spent public funds on gold hairdryer: reports French President Emmanuel Macron is taking heat over a hairdryer of gold. Macron, who presided over France’s Bastille Day parade Saturday in Paris, i...
09:00 2019-07-14

Macron's vision for Europe faces test in French EU elections Campaign is being dominated by power struggle between far right and president’s centrist agendaIn a restaurant in northern Paris with European flags ...
05:16 2019-05-24

| France's Macron announces creation of a space force command French President Emmanuel Macron has announced the creation of a new national military space force command that is intended to eventually be part of ...
08:48 2019-07-14

Trump, Macron honour D-Day veterans who fought through "fires of hell" France will never forget the sacrifice of the Allied troops who liberated it from Nazi Germany, President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, the 75th ...
10:48 2019-06-06

Macron gambles on cultural shift with bill allowing IVF for lesbians The French government on Wednesday sent to parliament draft legislation that would allow in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for lesbian couples and single ...
15:16 2019-07-24

Macron proposes Lagarde to head ECB in push to end EU jobs deadlock President Emmanuel Macron sought to break a deadlock on Tuesday over assigning the EU's top jobs by proposing France's Christine Lagarde, now head o...
11:00 2019-07-02

Libya’s Hifter tells Macron no cease-fire without negotiator Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter said in a meeting Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron that he cannot work toward a ceasefire because he h...
16:00 2019-05-22

French far-right tops poll, EU vote turns into Le Pen/Macron duel Support in France has risen for both Marine Le Pen's far-right party and President Emmanuel Macron's candidates three days before voting in the Europ...
14:32 2019-05-23

With French-flavored EU line-up, Macron builds future influence After struggling to get his way in Brussels for much of the past two years, Emmanuel Macron can claim a rare victory in brokering a deal on Europe's ...
14:32 2019-07-03

Emmanuel Macron Invites PM Modi To Attend G7 Summit In France Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the outreach session of the G7 Summit in Biar...
23:32 2019-06-10

The tree Macron gave to Trump to symbolize friendship has died The ​friendship tree has died. ​The oak sapling French President Emmanuel Macron presented to President Trump last year to symbolize 100 years of fri...
12:16 2019-06-10

EU leaders suspend talks without deal on top jobs, Macron fumes EU leaders suspended a summit on Monday after 20 hours of talks failed to produce a deal on who should get the bloc's top jobs, prompting anger from ...
09:16 2019-07-01

Centre Extends 15th Finance Commission's Term By A Month Till November 30 The government on Wednesday extended the 15th Finance Commission's term by a month till November 30, and broadened the ambit of its recommendation to...
08:32 2019-07-17

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Makes Mortality Reviews Public For First Time LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – For the first time, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission is making details about recent horse death’s public. C...
00:48 2019-06-30

Irish PM sees growing risk of no deal Brexit, backs Weber for Commission Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he believed the risk of Britain crashing out of the bloc without any divorce agreement was growing with th...
12:32 2019-05-28

EU Commission anti-trust inspectors raid grocery retail sector in France The European Commission said on Wednesday its anti-trust inspectors had raided the premises of two companies active in the grocery retail sector in F...
03:32 2019-05-22

Trump tells France's Macron U.S. concerned with proposed digital services tax U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday and expressed concerns about the country's proposed digital servic...
02:32 2019-07-20

Renault Chairman Senard furious as Macron snubs meeting, report says French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's inter...
12:32 2019-06-12

Libya's Haftar ruled out ceasefire in talks with France's Macron: Elysee Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar told French President Emmanuel Macron that conditions for a ceasefire were not in place, although he would be...
12:48 2019-05-22

Macron Calls Climate Change a ‘Red Line’ Issue at G20, Rebuking Trump President Emmanuel Macron of France said that he would not sign any Group of 20 joint statement unless it dealt with climate change, in a barb at Pre...
12:32 2019-06-27

France's Macron says not scared of no-deal Brexit, responsibility on British side French President Emmanuel Macron said Europe should not be scared of a no-deal Brexit, but were Britain's new leadership to ask for an extension beyo...
16:32 2019-07-02

France's Macron condemns Iranian violation of 2015 nuclear commitments French President Emmanuel Macron condemned on Sunday the Iranian decision to enrich uranium above limits agreed upon in 2015, a move he qualified of ...
08:16 2019-07-07

Putin to visit Macron in France this month to discuss Ukraine: Kremlin The Kremlin said on Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir would visit France later this month to hold talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Ma...
06:32 2019-08-13

Seeking reset with journalists, Macron keeps press room inside Elysee French President Emmanuel Macron will maintain the presidential press room inside the Elysee Palace, backtracking on earlier plans to restrict media ...
09:16 2019-07-05

Notre Dame is becoming a symbol of Macron’s gung-ho presidency | Pauline Bock The innovation-obsessed president is at odds with most French people who would like a faithful restoration of the cathedralTo restore or to innovate?...
08:32 2019-06-10

5 Lobster Tails, a $560 Bottle of Wine and a Photo Give Macron a New Headache After a photo was publicized showing France’s ecology minister enjoying a lavish meal at taxpayer expense, President Emmanuel Macron was confronted w...
17:16 2019-07-11

Tree Symbolising Donald Trump-Emmanuel Macron Friendship Has Died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolized the friendship ...
16:32 2019-06-10

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Pa...
19:16 2019-06-17

Emmanuel Macron Offers Donald Trump To Replace 'Friendship' Oak Tree French president Emmanuel Macron will send a replacement oak tree to US President Donald Trump after the original was dug up from the White House gar...
11:16 2019-06-13

Tree Symbolising Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron Friendship Is dead The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolized the friendship ...
01:48 2019-06-10

Libyan commander Haftar told Macron no ceasefire for now: French presidency Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a ceasefire and said he wanted to rid...
14:16 2019-05-22

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting - sources French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's inter...
16:48 2019-06-12

Trump accuses France's Macron of sending 'mixed signals' to Iran U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said no one is authorized to speak to Iran on behalf of the United States, and he accused French President Em...
21:00 2019-08-08

Vladimir Putin gives French first lady Brigitte Macron bouquet of roses Vladimir Putin is living la vie en roses. The Russian president on Monday met with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on the Côte d’Azur &#...
19:32 2019-08-19

Trump, Macron discuss Iran's nuclear program: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran's threat to ramp up enrichment of uranium, the White House...
19:00 2019-07-08

France's Macron demands answers after dual national detained in Iran French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday demanded an explanation from Iran after the arrest last month of Franco-Iranian dual national Fariba Adelk...
17:48 2019-07-15

France's Macron congratulates Boris Johnson, as ex-minister warns 'EU not for turning' French President Emmanuel Macron and future head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen both congratulated Boris Johnson on becoming Britain...
11:16 2019-07-23

British Charity Commission: Oxfam GB failed to report sex abuse after 2010 Haiti quake British regulators said in a report Tuesday that humanitarian organization Oxfam GB failed to disclose cases of child abuse involving its workers in ...
15:16 2019-06-12

Indian Google antitrust probe was sparked by junior researchers at India’s own competition commission Two Indian antitrust researchers and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google’s alleged anti-competitive practic...
02:16 2019-07-09

After death of Sun City woman, Arizona Corporation Commission to review summer utility policy PHOENIX — The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold an emergency rule-making session Thursday at 10 a.m. in Phoenix. The commissioners plan ...
02:32 2019-06-20

France's Macron to speak to Rouhani, Putin and Trump to ease Iran tension French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he would speak to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Russia's Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald...
16:32 2019-07-15

Trump Discusses Iran Nuclear Standoff With Emmanuel Macron: White House US President Donald Trump discussed the standoff over Iran's nuclear program with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday, the White House s...
22:16 2019-07-08

5 Lobster Tails and a $560 Bottle of Wine, at Taxpayers’ Expense, Give Macron a Headache After a photo was publicized showing France’s ecology minister enjoying a lavish meal at taxpayer expense, President Emmanuel Macron was confronted w...
04:32 2019-07-12

Boutique bank run by Macron donor could help tackle hurdles to Fiat/Renault deal The ties between French banker Benoit d'Angelin and President Emmanuel Macron could prove useful as d'Angelin's boutique firm joins Goldman Sachs and...
20:32 2019-05-27

French police summon prominent journalist for reporting on corruption in Macron’s government Le Monde’s Ariane Chemin has been writing about the “Benalla affair,” a story that has fueled allegations of a coverup within the Elysee Palace relat...
16:00 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-Libyan commander Haftar told Macron no ceasefire for now - French presidency Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a ceasefire and said he wanted to rid...
14:16 2019-05-22

French inventor flies hoverboard over crowd; impresses Macron at Bastille Day celebration. Bastille Day celebrations included a demonstration of a fly-board that could be used as an assault platform. President Macron tweeted video of it. &...
14:16 2019-07-15

Macron Reboots French Economic Overhaul as Yellow-Vest Protests Fade The government of President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to cut the country’s unemployment benefits as the French leader seeks to reboot his economic...
13:00 2019-06-18

Macron warns he won't sign Mercosur deal if Brazil leaves climate accord French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday he would not sign any trade deal with Brazil if President Jair Bolsonaro pulled out of the Paris cl...
20:32 2019-06-27

Taking Macron down: climate protesters strip French town halls of portraits More than 100 portraits of president removed in symbolic civil disobedience movementIt was a quiet Monday afternoon in the picturesque town hall of L...
03:32 2019-08-02

France, Iran agree to seek conditions to resume nuclear talks by July 15: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani had agreed to seek conditions for a resumption of dialogue o...
19:00 2019-07-06

UN commission agrees roadmap on ensuring women’s social protection, mobility, safety, and access to economic opportunities The UN body exclusively dedicated to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment wrapped up its annual session on Friday evening with agreement...
12:48 2019-05-21

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in th...
19:48 2019-06-27

Merkel: We're prepared for any Brexit outcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that she would meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday evening to discuss Britain's pla...
12:48 2019-08-18

| Merkel says neo-Nazis must be tackled 'without taboos' German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany must resist neo-Nazis "without any taboos" following the killing of a local politician by a suspected ri...
05:00 2019-06-23

The Latest: Merkel says D-Day led to liberation from Nazis German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called it a “gift of history” that she is able to participate in the ceremony on the southern coast of England co...
09:32 2019-06-05

Germany’s Merkel urges crackdown on far-right extremists Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German government is “very, very serious” about fighting far-right extremism after a man with anti-migrant views al...
09:48 2019-06-22

Germans fret about Merkel after shaking episodes "Does Merkel travel too much?" asked mass-selling daily Bild on Friday as Germans fret about the health of their chancellor, who sat rather than stoo...
08:16 2019-07-12

Germany’s Merkel fends off worries about her health German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fending off worries about her health, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life...
07:32 2019-07-19

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report that she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t up to leading the countr...
08:01 2019-05-29

After shaking episodes, Germany's Merkel says she is fit for work Germany's Angela Merkel said on Friday she was fit to carry on as chancellor after a bout of shaking episodes, and that she hoped to enjoy life after...
05:48 2019-07-19

Germany's SPD looks left for alternatives to Merkel coalition Leading members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) spoke out for a three-way left wing alliance as an alternative to their fragile 'grand coalition'...
11:32 2019-06-09

The Latest: Trump says Merkel is a “fantastic person” OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 11:00 a. m. President Donald Trump says German Chanc...
23:32 2019-06-27

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but she insisted that her health was fin...
10:48 2019-07-10

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling ...
17:32 2019-07-02

Merkel protege AKK given defence job seen as poisoned chalice Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds new EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen as German defence ministerAngela Merkel’s favoured successor as ...
09:48 2019-07-17

EU Compromise Exposes Merkel's Waning Influence Germany’s Angela Merkel ceded ground to France’s Emmanuel Macron in this week’s agreement to apportion the EU’s top jobs. The deal exposed the chance...
15:32 2019-07-04

Merkel spotted shaking for third time in less than a month German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday she was “working through” a series of strange attacks of the shakes that first hit in mid-June and str...
15:16 2019-07-10

The Latest: Merkel: Britain will “find its way” on Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she trusts that Britain will “find its way” on Brexit under a new prime minister, but isn’t saying whether she a...
07:32 2019-07-19

Germany's Merkel to meet Boris Johnson 'very, very soon' A no-deal Brexit would be in "nobody's interest," according to Angela Merkel's spokesman. But the German government is still preparing for that very ...
22:00 2019-08-16

Merkel: Concerned about Gulf, should use every opportunity for diplomacy German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she was concerned about the situation in the Gulf, adding that every opportunity for diplomatic c...
05:48 2019-07-19

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revea...
04:32 2019-05-24

Merkel's conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives slumped to a record low and fell further behind the resurgent opposition Greens in a survey publishe...
13:16 2019-06-08

Germany's Merkel congratulates Britain's Johnson German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Boris Johnson on his election as Conservative Party leader on Tuesday and said she looked forward to go...
11:16 2019-07-23

Germany's Greens overtake Merkel's conservatives in poll first Germany's Green Party has, for the first time, outperformed Angela Merkel's ruling Christian Democrats in a poll. While the Greens made major gains, ...
16:16 2019-06-01

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and...
04:32 2019-05-31

| Merkel vows to work for 'orderly Brexit' after May leaves Germany will keep working towards an "orderly" Brexit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, hours after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her res...
16:16 2019-05-24

Merkel honors Hitler assassins, laments rise of far right The chancellor said Germans have a "duty" to stand up to right-wing extremists just as the resistance faced down Adolf Hitler. July 20 is the 75th an...
01:48 2019-07-14

German leader Merkel says ‘I’m fine’ after shaking at events BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands reporters’ questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month i...
07:16 2019-06-29

Merkel says recovered from shaking bout after drinking water German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was seen shaking when she met visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy earlier on Tuesday, said she had ...
08:48 2019-06-18

Merkel successor denies urging ex-spy chief's ejection The head of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats insists she has not called for ex-domestic intel boss Hans-Georg Maassen's exclusion from the party....
20:32 2019-08-17

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same a...
01:48 2019-07-14

Germany's Merkel says to decide on CO2-cutting laggards by September Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her cabinet would decide by September how to handle areas where carbon-cutting efforts are lagging and threa...
20:48 2019-06-04

Merkel: Feeling better after shaking raised health questions BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she’s doing fine, a day after concerns over her health were raised when she appeared unstead...
10:32 2019-06-19

The Latest: Germany’s Merkel blames dehydration for shaking German Chancellor Angela Merkel says with a few glasses of water she’s doing better, after starting to visibly shake when standing next to Ukrainian ...
09:16 2019-06-18

Election Setbacks Jeopardize Merkel's Exit Plan A poor electoral showing by Germany’s ruling parties this week has shaken the government and cast doubt on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s succession plan...
17:32 2019-05-29

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenb...
23:32 2019-07-07

Germany’s Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, her whole body visibly shak...
09:32 2019-06-18

Merkel sits during ceremony amid bouts of shaking Amid questions about her health after bouts of shaking, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday sat through national anthems at a ceremony welcom...
15:48 2019-07-11

Germany’s Merkel criticizes Trump comments on congresswomen German Chancellor Angela Merkel is criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments about Democratic lawmakers of color, saying they run counter to...
07:32 2019-07-19

Chief of Merkel's junior coalition partner resigns Andreas Nahles’s resignation fuels fears Germany’s embattled government may fallThe leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner, th...
05:32 2019-06-02

| Merkel says Trump tweets 'go against what makes America great' German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying the US...
14:48 2019-07-19

EU concerned about Iran situation, support talks: Merkel German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she and fellow EU leaders were concerned about the situation around Iran after reports that the United...
08:16 2019-06-21

Merkel party members aim 'to reconcile the social with the national' Germany "must reconcile the social with the national," a state politician said, using a phrase that to many resembled National Socialism. Now Merkel'...
20:32 2019-06-20

Merkel has third bout of shaking, says she is fine and 'working through' issue German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "working through" a bout of shaking that first occurred in mid-June and struck for the third time on Wed...
13:32 2019-07-10

Germany plans CO2 pricing to help with climate goals: Merkel Germany will introduce some sort of carbon emissions pricing to achieve its climate goals, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that she ...
20:16 2019-08-13

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism....
01:48 2019-05-31

Merkel: Finding job for Spitzenkandidaten is key to passing EU jobs package German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that finding a job for the so-called Spitzenkandidaten - the candidates fronting their parties' campai...
07:32 2019-07-01

The Latest: Merkel backs extra time for EU’s top jobs BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 1:25 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it’s worth spending a...
07:32 2019-07-01

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Angela Merkel had fueled speculation she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an inter...
15:32 2019-05-21

Germans want Merkel's ruling coalition to continue rule Ruling parties in Germany performed badly in the recent EU vote, prompting speculation that Angela Merkel's government could fall. A new opinion poll...
01:32 2019-06-11

UK PM candidate Hunt says Germany's Merkel willing to look at new Brexit proposals Jeremy Hunt, one of the contenders to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at pr...
16:16 2019-07-01

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintai...
00:32 2019-06-19

Merkel: Britain will remain partner even if it is no longer EU member German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain would remain a partner even if it is no longer a member of the European Union in future, adding that wor...
05:48 2019-07-19

Merkel ally AKK suggests party exclusion for ex-spy chief Germany’s ex-spy chief Hans-Georg Maassen faces possible exclusion from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives over his alleged far-right stance. T...
07:16 2019-08-17

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump...
00:48 2019-05-31

Germany: Merkel thanks Hungary for its role in fall of Berlin Wall Ahead of her trip to Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the eastern European nation for opening its border to East Germans three decade...
12:48 2019-08-17

Merkel tells Harvard grads to tear down ‘walls of ignorance’ CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel (AHN’-geh-lah MEHR’-kuhl) says a new generation of leaders must “tear down ...
18:16 2019-05-30

Germany: leader of Merkel party takes over defense ministry The new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is taking over Germany’s defense ministry in a risky but potentially rewarding move, reversing her...
04:16 2019-07-17

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, an...
19:16 2019-06-16

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. The Merkel-ally has struggled to connect with the public since ta...
03:48 2019-07-17

German EU election results ramp up pressure on Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially a...
15:32 2019-05-26

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politici...
09:48 2019-06-22

German SPD's record low in poll adds to strain on Merkel's coalition The Social Democrats slipped to 11% in a new Forsa poll, falling behind the far-right AfD. The environmental Green Party remains the most popular in ...
19:32 2019-06-15

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Tru...
09:48 2019-06-22

Trump and Merkel discussed Libya, West Africa during UK visit U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in Libya and West Africa during a meeting in Britain on Wedne...
10:48 2019-06-05

Merkel Blasts Trade Barriers and 'Lies' in Rebuke of Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a commencement speech at Harvard to defend multilateralism and free trade in one of her most pointed critiques o...
22:32 2019-05-30

West Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French p...
12:16 2019-07-05

The Latest: Merkel’s party offers talks with YouTube critic THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 1 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party...
09:32 2019-05-23

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "g...
10:16 2019-07-19

German minister to look at how to proceed after EU court rejects toll, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her transport minister would look at how to proceed after the EU's top court rejected plans to introd...
08:48 2019-06-18

Germany: leader of Merkel's party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the G...
07:48 2019-06-09

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon's political crisis. A new repo...
19:48 2019-06-05

Germany's Merkel says trade, Iran on agenda in Trump summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday would cover a wide range of topics including trade...
23:00 2019-06-27

Jeremy Hunt claims Merkel is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal Foreign secretary says chancellor told him Brussels would listen if new PM had ‘right approach’The Conservative leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has cl...
09:48 2019-06-09

Leader of Social Democrats, Merkel’s Coalition Partner, Is Resigning Andrea Nahles announced she was stepping down after a dismal showing in the European election, raising questions about the future of Chancellor Angel...
13:32 2019-06-02

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursda...
09:16 2019-06-20

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party who was reportedly found...
09:48 2019-06-03

Merkel: Iran must uphold nuclear deal, or face consequences Germany is doing all it can to defuse heightened tensions with Iran in a peaceful way, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding, however, tha...
08:48 2019-06-18

Merkel's health is a private matter, Germans say after shaking bouts Most Germans believe Angela Merkel's health is a private matter, a poll showed on Saturday, after the chancellor suffered the latest in a series of s...
09:48 2019-07-13

Western Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French p...
13:32 2019-07-05

Leader of Merkel's Coalition Partner Resigns, Shaking Government The future of Angela Merkel’s government was thrown into doubt after the chairwoman of the German Chancellor’s junior coalition partner resigned foll...
09:16 2019-06-02

Germany's Merkel absorbs domestic heat to get her woman to EU helm In the twilight of her career, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has chosen to soak up domestic heat from her coalition partners in order to secure a c...
13:16 2019-07-03

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet...
09:32 2019-07-19

YouTuber’s viral video puts Merkel’s party on defensive German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star’s viral video attacking the party’s stance on c...
09:48 2019-05-22

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow to Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), in an election on Sunday that coul...
04:32 2019-05-26

YouTuber's viral video puts Merkel's party on defensive German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star's viral video attacking the party's stance on c...
10:48 2019-05-22

German SPD leader quits in blow to Merkel's loveless coalition Andrea Nahles said on Sunday she would resign as the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), raising new doubts about the durability of Chancello...
09:00 2019-06-02

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the G...
05:01 2019-06-09

Merkel seeks to scotch rumours of a rift with her party's new leader German chancellor dismisses as ‘rubbish’ claims she thinks CDU successor is not up to jobAngela Merkel has sought to scotch rumours of a rift with he...
13:32 2019-05-29

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed onc...
08:00 2019-08-16

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration h...
10:16 2019-06-04

Jaishankar To Visit Nepal To Participate In Nepal-India Joint Commission External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is scheduled to visit Nepal this week to participate in the fifth meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission ...
07:32 2019-08-19

Horse fatality reports made public for first time by Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Controversial privacy practices have kept details of Kentucky horse fatalities secret. But now they have been made public.     &...
11:00 2019-06-28

| Van Aert clinches back to back Dauphine stages, Yates in yellow Wout van Aert won a second successive stage of the Criterium du Dauphine with victory on day five as Britain's Adam Yates remained in the leader's ye...
22:16 2019-06-13

A minor league hockey team won back-to-back titles. Then it kept the trophy. "I don't know if I should say this or not, but Colorado kept the trophy, if you can believe it," Patrick Kelly, commissioner emeritus of the ECHL, sa...
22:48 2019-06-01

#TheSquad Claps Back at Trump’s ‘Go Back’ to Your Own Country Comments, Saying They Won’t Take the Bait Congress’ Fab Freshmen squaded up against Donald Trump Monday, calling his attacks on them racist click bait that wasn’t going to deter them from wor...
01:01 2019-07-16

After back to back shootings, Trump called for red flag laws. Here's what they are. In response to calls for action after two mass shootings, President Donald Trump told the country he has called for "red flag" laws.   ...
06:16 2019-08-06

Back-to-Back Bursts of Gun Violence in El Paso and Dayton Stun Country In a country that has become nearly numb to men with guns opening fire in schools, at concerts and in churches, shooting in Texas and Ohio left the p...
00:16 2019-08-05

Thirty dead in 13 hours: US reckons with back-to-back mass shootings Twenty-one killed in El Paso and nine killed in Dayton, OhioUS reels from killings as Trump faces criticism over immigrationA shattering weekend in w...
22:32 2019-08-05

Georgia lawmaker who said man told her to 'go back where you came from' walks back part of claim A Georgia state lawmaker has walked back a significant part of her viral claim that a white man told her to "go back where you came from" during a te...
10:32 2019-07-22

Frijns wins in New York as Vergne seals back-to-back FE titles Jean-Eric Vergne sealed the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E drivers title despite finishing down in seventh place in the second New York race, which was wo...
21:48 2019-07-14

Back-to-Back Outbreaks of Gun Violence in El Paso and Dayton Stun Country In a country that has become nearly numb to men with guns opening fire in schools, at concerts and in churches, shooting in Texas and Ohio left the p...
04:16 2019-08-05

Jean-Eric Vergne crowned back-to-back Formula E champion Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne became the first driver to successfully defend the Formula E title as a seventh-placed finish in the final race of the 201...
23:32 2019-07-14

Evian in a heat wave starts back-to-back women's golf majors The Evian Championship begins back-to-back major championships in women's golf for the first time in six decades      ...
22:48 2019-07-24

Red flag gun laws garner ‘wave of support’ in Congress after back-to-back mass shootings A bipartisan proposal by Sen. Lindsey Graham, and Richard Blumenthal, is gaining momentum following weekend mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that lef...
13:16 2019-08-07

Back to life, back to virtual reality as music stars return to stage as holograms As a Whitney Houston 3D tour is announced, the race is on to make hi-tech concerts just like the real thingThe Beatles live in the Cavern, Ziggy Sta...
11:48 2019-05-26

Mozambique pledging conference hopes to soften devastating blow of back-to-back cyclones As some 1.85 million people in Mozambique try to recover from back-to-back cyclones Idai and Kenneth, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)...
15:48 2019-05-31

Watch: Former Cowboys QB Tony Romo wins back-to-back celebrity golf titles Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo won his second consecutive celebrity golf title, beating former Major League Baseball pitcher Mark Mulder...
15:32 2019-07-15

Trump says he disagrees with ‘send her back’ chant directed at Rep. Omar during his rally despite his previous ‘go back’ tweet Several in the GOP sought to walk a fine line in response to a rally where chants of “Send her back!” rang out as the president criticized Rep. Ilhan...
13:32 2019-07-18

Swanson, Freeman go back-to-back as Braves beat Giants 9-2 Dansby Swanson and Freddie Freeman hit back-to-back homers in the second inning, when Atlanta scored six unearned runs after San Francisco botched a ...
03:16 2019-05-23

'Go back' tweet row: Trump hits back after accusations of racism Donald Trump has hit back after being accused of making "racist and disgusting" remarks about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic...
01:16 2019-07-15

Bear bites back after camera records back scratch An Asian Black Bear has been filmed having a good back scratch at the Land of the Leopard national park in Russia's Far East. Soon after the bea...
12:32 2019-06-18

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. Though seen as Merkel's protege, she has struggled to connect wit...
19:16 2019-07-16

'I feel fine': Merkel dismisses health fears after shaking bouts German chancellor also says she feels solidarity with targets of Donald Trump’s racismAngela Merkel has sought to assuage concerns about her health a...
11:00 2019-07-19

Germany's Greens hit poll high, ahead of Merkel's bloc: survey The opposition Greens have hit a record high in a new opinion poll, pulling ahead of Angela Merkel's conservatives. The center-left SPD have dropped ...
00:48 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-With rents spiraling, Merkel tells landlords: Serve the public German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged private housing investors on Friday to recognise their obligation to the public amid growing concern that spira...
08:48 2019-06-14

Germany's Greens shoot into first place in poll, overtaking Merkel's conservatives The Greens have overtaken Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to become the most popular party in Germany, an opinion poll released on Saturday ...
17:16 2019-06-01

Germany's Merkel: ‘Strong evidence’ Iran to blame for tanker attacks Germany has seen “strong evidence” of Iran’s responsibility for attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, Chancellor Angela Mer...
19:48 2019-06-18

German Greens explore leftist state alliance, in warning to Merkel Germany's Greens have proposed holding coalition talks in the city state of Bremen with the Social Democrats and far-left Linke, in a reminder to Cha...
10:48 2019-06-06

Merkel's shaking episodes fuel debate about German power handover German Chancellor Angela Merkel's bouts of shaking at public events are firing up a debate among some of her Christian Democrats about whether she sh...
15:16 2019-07-11

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announceme...
09:16 2019-07-17

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker - warning that both ...
18:48 2019-07-16

Olson, Canha go back-to-back in A's 6-2 win over Mariners Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the slumping Seattle Mariners 6-2 for their...
03:16 2019-05-25

Watch: Reds hit back-to-back HRs in first, trounce Indians Nick Senzel and Joey Votto started Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indians with back-to-back home runs and the Cincinnati Reds never looked ba...
13:00 2019-06-13

Michael Avenatti to face back-to-back arraignments in one day It’s going to be a tough day Tuesday for disgraced celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti, who faces two nearly back-to-back arraignments in Manhatt...
21:32 2019-05-27

Alonso claims back-to-back victories in Toyota one-two "Fernando Alonso claimed back-to-back victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, overtaking the rival Toyota on the final hour before holding on to win th...
09:16 2019-06-16

D-Day 75th anniversary: lone piper plays a lament as Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron, and Donald Trump honour sacrifices made by the heroes of World War II Military veterans joined world leaders including Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump in honouring brave servicemen and women who made sacri...
06:32 2019-06-06

Merkel 'in good health' and ready to serve full term: chief of staff Chancellor Angela Merkel is in good health and on track to serve her full term in office through to 2021 in coalition with her Social Democrat (SPD) ...
13:16 2019-07-17

Merkel heir faces widespread criticism after proposal to regulate online opinion Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent faced criticism from across Germany's political spectrum on Tuesday after she called for rules about express...
10:48 2019-05-28

Greens accuse Merkel of 'voodoo fiscal policy', want new debt for climate plan The leader of Germany's surging Greens party, a likely coalition partner in any new government, raised the pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel's con...
09:32 2019-08-12

Germany: Merkel commemorates Hitler assassination plot 75 years after 'Operation Valkyrie' On July 20, 1944, Claus von Stauffenberg tried to kill Adolf Hitler by placing a suitcase bomb next to him during a meeting of senior Nazi officials....
08:32 2019-07-20