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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 as every other German citizen, says Felix Steiner....

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns

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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

Germany’s Angela Merkel renews health concerns with second shaking incident German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking for a second time in just over a week — renewing concerns about her health. Merkel appeared to clasp...
12:32 2019-06-27

London Lab Advances Use of A.I. in Health Care, but Raises Privacy Concerns DeepMind is at the forefront of bringing artificial intelligence to health care. That its parent company is Alphabet raises issues of patient privacy...
20:16 2019-07-31

Merkel lands in China amid concerns Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human r...
05:32 2019-09-06

Opinion: Merkel must step up her China strategy On her latest visit to China, Angela Merkel managed to sign 11 deals and also brought up the Hong Kong crisis. But she failed to take a genuinely cou...
15:16 2019-09-08

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesd...
19:48 2019-06-18

FaceApp row: UK watchdog monitoring privacy concerns Information Commissioner’s Office says people should check how apps use their data The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is considering allegat...
09:32 2019-07-18

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an...
15:32 2019-05-23

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

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal pr...
19:00 2019-07-03

As FaceApp Goes Viral, So Do Concerns About Privacy, Russia Ties Just as quickly as a free photo-editing app went viral among smartphones users this week, it drew a backlash that exposed growing concerns about digi...
19:48 2019-07-18

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at t...
00:00 2019-06-13

Opinion: Angela 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....
07:48 2019-05-31

Two U.S. senators raise privacy concerns over Facebook's Messenger Kids Democratic U.S. senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal have written to Facebook Inc questioning whether there was a "worrying pattern" of poor...
03:32 2019-08-07

Two US senators raise privacy concerns over Facebook's Messenger Kids Democratic U.S. senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal have written to Facebook questioning whether there was a "worrying pattern" of poor pri...
11:32 2019-08-07

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital paymen...
15:32 2019-06-18

Another app with privacy concerns: TikTok, a popular video app with ties to China The rise of FaceApp has sparked concerns about privacy. Experts say TikTok may pose similar concerns because it is owned by a Chinese tech giant. &#...
20:32 2019-07-18

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps over privacy concerns Facebook has said it has reviewed millions of apps and suspended tens of thousands out of privacy concerns. The ongoing probe was launched in respons...
06:32 2019-09-21

ZAO face-swap app goes viral, sparks privacy concerns in China ZAO -- a new Chinese app that lets users swap their faces with celebrities -- racked up millions of downloads but swiftly drew fire over privacy issu...
16:48 2019-09-02

Facebook election interference study delayed over privacy concerns Facebook’s plans to open up its data vault for researchers to analyze the platform’s influence on elections has run into privacy concerns. In April 2...
16:00 2019-10-01

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is vie...
19:16 2019-07-16

Regulators from Australia, Canada, UK hit Facebook with Libra privacy concerns Facebook's history of mishandling data has come back to haunt it as the privacy and regulatory community team up to probe the social media giant on L...
22:32 2019-08-05

Chinese face-swapping app goes viral, sparks privacy concerns ZAO - a new Chinese app that lets users swap their faces with celebrities, sports stars or anyone else in a video clip - racked up millions of downlo...
04:48 2019-09-02

Plan for massive facial recognition database sparks privacy concerns Identity fraud is justification for collecting photos from driver’s licences and passports but critics say plan too invasiveIf you’ve had a driver’s ...
18:48 2019-09-28

Apple reinstates OurPact parental control app removed over privacy concerns Apple Inc this week restored a software application to its App Store that let parents control their children's iPhone usage after removing it in Febr...
21:48 2019-07-11

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital paymen...
21:32 2019-06-18

India claims its Aadhaar push is for the ‘good’ of people despite serious privacy concerns Last year, India’s top court ruled that the central government’s national identification system – Aadhaar – doesn’t violate the privacy of citizens. ...
15:48 2019-07-05

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concer...
04:00 2019-06-19

Apple halts Siri response grading program after privacy concerns Apple Inc said on Friday it suspended its global program where it analyzed recordings from users interacting with its voice assistant Siri, after so...
13:16 2019-08-02

Privacy concerns mount over Russia-based viral photo-editing app Country singer Carrie Underwood has done it, as has rapper Drake, and NBA star Steph Curry. Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, the Jonas Brothers, and com...
23:16 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

FaceApp's privacy concerns: How the app compares to Facebook, Instagram and SnapChat terms A new wave of interest has made FaceApp the top free entry in the Apple and Google app stores. It has also lead to privacy concerns.   ...
13:16 2019-07-18

Google stops sending Android cell signal data over privacy concerns Google's increased focus on privacy led it to quietly drop a service for carriers. Reuters sources have learned the tech giant shut down Mobile...
09:32 2019-08-19

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’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

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has ...
01:48 2019-07-14

Europe's top court sets date for opinion on Facebook privacy Europe's top court will give an opinion on Dec. 12 on Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems' landmark case against Facebook, which will affect how hu...
14:32 2019-07-09

Apple no longer letting humans grade Siri recordings amid privacy concerns Apple has temporarily halted the practice of having humans grade Siri recordings following a report that the automated assistant secretly listens to ...
19:48 2019-08-02

Canada’s Digital Charter not strong enough to soothe privacy concerns on Sidewalk Labs: critics Canada's Digital Charter lacks sufficient legal enforcement power to effectively protect privacy and regulate use of personal data, according to crit...
19:48 2019-05-31

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

Angela Merkel says she is in good health after third shaking bout German chancellor began trembling at reception for Finnish prime ministerAngela Merkel has insisted she is in good health after experiencing a third ...
14:48 2019-07-10

A titan of global investing just booted Facebook from its do-good index as a direct result of privacy concerns Associated Press S&P Dow Jones Indices is removing Facebook from its S&P 500 ESG Index, which tracks companies that score well in its environmental,...
18:48 2019-06-13

Angela Merkel's shaking changes how Germany's leaders discuss their health When Angela Merkel shakes, the whole of Germany worries. But on Thursday, comfortably seated, the chancellor got through a state reception untroubled...
21:32 2019-07-11

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

'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

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

Angela Merkel denies rumors of declining health after third public shaking incident: 'I'm fine' German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to visibly shake for a third time in less than a month on Wednesday, however, she downplayed claims that her...
15:16 2019-07-10

France to ban widely used crop fungicide over health concerns France's health and safety regulator has decided to ban a widely used crop fungicide after classifying it as a so-called endocrine disruptor posing r...
23:32 2019-05-28

Bahamas hit with mental health concerns in aftermath of Dorian HIGH ROCK, Bahamas — One woman and her husband huddled on top of a bedroom dresser for two days, surrounded by floodwaters. Another man sat in his wh...
13:00 2019-09-16

Health-Care Turmoil Adds to Debt Investors' Concerns The health-care sector is emerging as a surprising trouble spot in the corporate debt market, dragged down by threats to what investors have long vie...
18:48 2019-09-27

India bans e-cigarettes citing youth health concerns India’s government has announced an immediate ban on e-cigarettes — citing youth-focused public health concerns. In a news statement foll...
09:32 2019-09-18

E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel Four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers face a probe into the health impacts of their products, as the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee asked...
22:16 2019-08-21

Burnout in firefighters linked to sleep issues, mental health concerns Firefighters who feel burned out often experience sleep issues, which also increases their risk of emotional fatigue, exhaustion and health problems,...
11:16 2019-06-28

New York moves to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid health concerns Governor Andrew Cuomo announces ‘emergency executive action’ amid a surge in youth vaping New York governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced an “emer...
16:16 2019-09-15

Netflix deletes suicide scene after mental health experts express concerns The show was both praised and criticized for its frank discussion of mental health and bullying. Psychologists were concerned that the scene could pr...
19:16 2019-07-16

New Mexico coach Bob Davie will not make Notre Dame trip next week due to health concerns New Mexico football coach Bob Davie will not coach at Notre Dame next week, he announced. Davie coached the Irish for five seasons between 1997-2001...
06:32 2019-09-06

Concerns over Robert Mugabe's health grow, ex-Zimbabwe strongman in Singapore hospital for 4 months Concerns over the health of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe are growing, despite assurances by the president who ousted him that the 95-yea...
13:16 2019-08-06

Michigan Joins New York in Banning Sale of Flavored E-cigarettes Amid Vaping Health Concerns (LANSING, Mich.) — Michigan banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes on Wednesday, the latest state to act following hundreds of serious breath...
07:16 2019-09-19

You Are Not Entitled To Know Someone’s Sexuality Before I did a remix album and solidified myself as being well-versed in the tops on the charts, I used to be a confused little boy who would try and...
15:32 2019-06-13

Young, entitled and over there: the rise of the begpacker Authorities in south-east Asia are clamping down on the trend of westerners asking locals for money to fund travellingName: Begpackers.Age: Young. Co...
11:48 2019-07-22

Trump questions why he isn’t ‘entitled’ to interview whistleblower ​President Trump questioned on Tuesday why his administration isn’t “entitled” to talk to the anonymous whistleblower whose complai...
12:32 2019-10-01

If Your AirPods Have Gotten Quieter, You Might Be Entitled to a Free New Pair Here’s a helpful trick that can potentially nab you a fresh replacement pair of Apple AirPods if you suspect that they aren’t performing as well as w...
17:16 2019-05-31

Court: NFL’s Bucs not entitled to damages from BP spill NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers is not entitled to damages from BP for the 2010 Deepwa...
01:32 2019-05-27

Gillibrand says Franken, Halperin entitled to 'path for redemption' Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, the 2020 hopeful and New York senator, said in an interview on Monday that those who've been accused of sexual misconduct ar...
12:48 2019-08-20

You Might Be Entitled to an American Airlines Fuel Surcharge Refund If you recently booked a British Airways SEA-LHR award ticket through American Airlines, you may be eligible for a fuel surcharge refund....
19:32 2019-07-31

Longtime aide in Queens DA office entitled to $319K pension It pays to prosecute crime. A former longtime top aide in the Queens District Attorney’s Office was entitled to receive a maximum pension of $319,494...
23:16 2019-09-05

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations A Polish official says that contrary to German claims, no documents or records show his country ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparat...
13:48 2019-05-21

DNA test proves former care worker is entitled to £50m country estate Jordan Adlard Rogers inherits 1,536-acre Cornwall estate after proving owner was his fatherA former care worker has inherited a £50m country estate a...
10:16 2019-05-21

Alan Dershowitz: Trump 'perfectly entitled to invoke executive privilege' President Trump is within his rights to invoke executive privilege, including when it comes to former White House communications director Hope Hicks,...
01:48 2019-06-20

Game of Thrones petitions and Star Wars trolls? Fans have become far too entitled | Seb Patrick Enjoy, criticise, analyse – yes. But demanding to have a say in the work itself isn’t part of the dealIt’s a common refrain from franchise movie dire...
10:00 2019-06-06

Piers Morgan says 2020 looking like 'déjà vu': Democrats spewing same 'entitled, arrogant' nonsense as 2016 Some polls might look concerning for President Trump, but British TV host Piers Morgan said the 2020 presidential election feels like "déjà vu" at th...
15:32 2019-06-21

'What makes your child entitled?' Judge takes on privilege as she sentences parents in college scam U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani isn't just doling out prison terms in the college admissions scandal. She's articulating its larger significance. ...
14:16 2019-10-08

Afghans entitled to live ‘free from fear, intimidation’, says UN chief, condemning suicide attacks All Afghans have the right to live “free from fear, intimidation and violence”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in a statement...
15:32 2019-09-17

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “publ...
23:16 2019-07-17

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access ...
13:32 2019-07-31

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of Inte...
17:32 2019-07-17

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to ...
14:16 2019-06-14

Guns and hate — not mental health — fuelling ‘public health crisis’: APA president After shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the president of the American Psychological Association said: "The combination of easy access to assault weapo...
04:32 2019-08-06

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of interna...
19:16 2019-07-17

4 Your Health: Study confirms long-term health benefits of a low-fat diet (NBC News)- New research confirms the long-term health benefits from eating a low-fat diet. The study conducted by a cancer center included nearly 50...
18:16 2019-09-05

Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans...
14:32 2019-07-31

Florida health officials declare public health emergency for hepatitis A Seventeen counties 'critically impacted' by hepatitis A prompted a surgeon general to declare an emergency.      ...
09:16 2019-08-03

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zo...
00:32 2019-07-18

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on...
08:48 2019-09-11

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wage...
15:16 2019-09-09

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Em...
17:16 2019-08-03

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicen...
09:32 2019-07-20

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307...
14:32 2019-07-22

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according ...
10:48 2019-05-21

British health service to partner with Amazon on health information Britain's National Health Service will partner with Amazon to provide health information through the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, the country'...
04:32 2019-07-10

Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list Inspired by the Apple Heart Study, the company launches new studies of women's health, movement, and hearing. Data will come from apps on the new App...
21:32 2019-09-10

4 Your Health: Air pollution could increase mental health issues in children (NBC News)- New data is showing just how many children died from drowning over the summer. According to the CPSC, at least 150 children under the age...
20:16 2019-09-25

4 Your Health: Weight-loss surgery health benefits (NBC)- Weight-loss surgery can have major health benefits for people with obesity and diabetes, according to a new study from the Cleveland Clinic. I...
18:16 2019-09-02

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a ...
10:48 2019-05-21

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. ThatR...
16:00 2019-07-01

On World Mental Health Day, Designer Kenneth Cole Offers Hope With the Launch of the Mental Health Coalition October is a month of commemorations; it marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, includes the last two weeks of Hispanic Heritage Month, and tomorrow is...
15:16 2019-10-10

4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health Poor sleep can raise a person’s blood pressure.NBC News How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona f...
16:32 2019-06-06

4 Your Health: Red wine good for gut health A new study shows an occasional glass of red wine may be good for your gut. British researchers studied nearly 3,000 people in the U.S., Great Britai...
18:00 2019-08-28

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for Al...
20:16 2019-07-16

4 Your Health: Smoking is still bad for your health You don’t have to be a heavy smoker to suffer devastating effects to your health. NBCNews.com. A new study reinforces what we have known for a ...
18:48 2019-07-05

4 Your Health: Owning a dog could help health The HPV vaccine could prevent nearly all of the cancers associated with the virus. According to the CDC, nearly 35,000 cases of cancer that were prob...
04:00 2019-08-24

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 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

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office po...
00:00 2019-08-15

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

Governments must ensure ECB is not overburdened, Merkel says Euro zone governments must reform their economies and use appropriate fiscal policies to ensure that the European Central Bank is not overburdened, G...
12:32 2019-09-26

Angela Merkel ‘is well’ after being seen shaking: spokesperson "The memory of the incident last week led to the situation today - so (it was) a psychologically driven process," the official said. "There is nothin...
16:32 2019-06-27

Chancellor Angela Merkel as art motif As she turns 65 on July 17, DW looks at how the German Chancellor has been depicted by artists. Across nearly 15 years in high office, Angela Merkel ...
19:16 2019-07-16

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

Merkel: We still have every chance of orderly Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday there was still every chance for Britain's divorce from the European Union to take place with a dea...
04:48 2019-09-11

Germany: 'No rift' between Chancellor Merkel and likely successor The head of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats has dismissed claims she was thrown off the chancellor's plane to the US due to a row. Annegret Kram...
21:00 2019-09-29

Macron and Merkel offered the PM nothing - apart from a means to fail The cliche "good cop, bad cop" has been used too much about this first episode of shuttle boat diplomacy from Boris Johnson. Merkel, apparently, is t...
21:00 2019-08-22

Angela Merkel says she is 'very well' after visibly shaking during ceremony Angela Merkel has said that she is doing "very well" after she was seen shaking during a welcome ceremony on Tuesday, suggesting that dehydration was...
00:16 2019-06-19

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in just over a week German chancellor will travel to G20 despite visibly shaking at public event in BerlinAngela Merkel has travelled to the G20 summit in Japan, despite...
16:32 2019-06-27

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

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in weeks Angela Merkel has been seen shaking in public for the second time in less than two weeks, raising concern over the wellbeing of the German chancellor...
14:48 2019-06-27

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

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of th...
03:32 2019-07-22

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

Brexit: Did Merkel set a 30-day Irish backstop deadline? German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the Irish backstop in the next 30 days has "emboldened"...
14:00 2019-08-22

Angela Merkel blames dehydration for shakes German chancellor started to shake in hot Berlin sun while welcoming Ukraine presidentAngela Merkel has blamed dehydration after she started to visib...
15:32 2019-06-18

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

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 hopes China-U.S. trade problems will be over soon German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the start of a visit to Beijing on Friday that the China-U.S. trade war affects the whole world and that she ...
03:16 2019-09-06

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

Merkel: Backstop alternative might be found in 30 days Boris Johnson will meet French president Emmanuel Macron later today where he is likely to receive a more brutal assessment of the EU's position on B...
23:16 2019-08-21

U.K.'s Johnson Tells Merkel He's Serious About Brexit Deal The U.K. wants to negotiate a deal for its exit from the EU but the so-called Irish backstop must go, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said at a ...
06:16 2019-08-22

Merkel: EU agreement on Brexit deal 'overwhelmingly unlikely' The German leader reportedly called the possibility of the EU agreeing to Boris Johnson's Brexit deal "overwhelmingly unlikely." The European Council...
09:48 2019-10-08

Merkel says Germany is open for Chinese investment German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Germany is open for Chinese investment and she welcomes all Chinese companies to invest in the co...
03:16 2019-09-06

Angela Merkel's best laid plans are falling apart Angela Merkel may have been hoping for a smooth exit to her long tenure as German Chancellor. Instead, she could be in for a rough ride, after suffer...
11:32 2019-06-04

Angela Merkel says she's OK after shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin. ...
12:32 2019-06-18

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: 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

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

EU should not let itself be scared into Brexit renegotiation: Merkel ally The European Union should not let itself be pressured into Brexit renegotiations following British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to order t...
16:48 2019-08-29

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 hints at return to academia after politics German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to suggest on Saturday that she might return to academia at the end of her current term in office, which end...
10:16 2019-08-31

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

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek office as the president of...
06:48 2019-06-12

Merkel wants U.S., Iran talks but can't see sanctions lifted first German Chancellor Angela Merkel would welcome talks between the United States and Iran, but after speaking to the presidents of both countries on Tue...
17:48 2019-09-24

Angela Merkel's heir apparent: Can AKK still cut it as chancellor? Long considered German Chancellor Angela Merkel's anointed heir, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been building her international profile. But within p...
16:00 2019-06-12

Merkel awarded her 17th honorary doctorate The German chancellor has been recognized for her leadership style by the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. Merkel has received several simi...
16:48 2019-08-31

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

Germany's Angela Merkel at 65: The chancellor who defined an era Angela Merkel was born on July 17, 1954. She became German chancellor in 2005, fundamentally changing the country. Often praised for her calm demeano...
03:48 2019-07-17

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

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

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

Angela Merkel, defense minister to fly to US on two planes The German chancellor and the defense minister will fly concurrently to the east coast of the US on separate jets. Merkel is attending the UN climate...
03:32 2019-09-22

Angela Merkel: you’re on hols, so less of the despotism please | Rebecca Nicholson The German chancellor’s vacation reading speaks volumesOne of the reasons I tend not to mind the tinny hiss of other people’s headphones on public tr...
11:16 2019-08-10

Germany's Angela Merkel urges China to do more for climate German Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined the importance of international cooperation on both global warming and global trade in a speech to Chi...
11:48 2019-09-08

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 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

EU summit: Merkel, Macron at odds over top European Commission job Ahead of a summit to discuss EU election results, the French and German leaders have disagreed over how to choose the next European Commission presid...
07:48 2019-05-28

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

Germany will do its part to avoid proxy war in Libya, says Merkel Germany will do its part to avoid a proxy war in Libya, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, warning that the situation in the north African c...
04:48 2019-09-11

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 cautions EU leaders over choice of EU Commission chief German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that EU leaders could provoke a crisis if they did not take into account the views of the European Par...
23:48 2019-06-20

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

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

Merkel: We'll keep trying to find solutions with Iran to avoid escalation Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that Europe had decided to uphold the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and would keep trying to find solutions that ...
04:48 2019-09-11

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

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot st...
22:00 2019-08-17

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

UK PM Johnson to deliver Brexit message to Macron, Merkel British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will deliver his message on Brexit to French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel durin...
08:32 2019-08-19

Johnson courts Merkel after EU snubs backstop alternatives Boris Johnson will meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon, just a day after she added her voice to EU scepticism...
10:32 2019-08-21

Merkel sticks to Spitzenkandidat though Macron pushes for EU talks Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party for the post of European Commission p...
19:32 2019-05-27

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

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

UK's Johnson to meet Macron, Merkel next week: Guardian British leader Boris Johnson will travel to meet his French and German counterparts on Tuesday and Wednesday next week, in his first foreign engageme...
15:00 2019-08-16

Germany’s Merkel Says Hong Kong’s Rights Should Be Protected (BEIJING) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that the rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents should be protected, adding that a ...
12:16 2019-09-06

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

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

Angela Merkel opens new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau The German chancellor was in the eastern town of Dessau to open the new Bauhaus Museum to mark the 100th anniversary of the school's foundation. The ...
11:48 2019-09-08

Angela Merkel, Seen Trembling At Official Ceremony, Says She's "Fine" German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed concerns about her health after visibly trembling at an official ceremony Tuesday, saying she was just a bi...
23:16 2019-06-18

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

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

Text: British PM Johnson on Brexit at meeting with Merkel Britain wants to do a swift Brexit deal but the "undemocratic" Irish border backstop must be axed in full to prevent a no-deal exit, Prime Minister B...
14:00 2019-08-21

| Merkel in Beijing says Hong Kong freedoms must be 'guaranteed' German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqian...
11:48 2019-09-06

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

U.S. President Trump meets Germany's Merkel in Britain U.S. President Donald Trump met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the English city of Portsmouth on Wednesday after marking the 75th anniversary of ...
10:48 2019-06-05

"Feel Very Well," Says Angela Merkel After Fresh Trembling Spell German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted she was "very well", despite suffering her third trembling spell in less than a month on Wednesday that revi...
16:16 2019-07-10

Germany’s Merkel defends talk of ‘European champions’ BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government’s advocacy of creating “European champions” in business i...
08:16 2019-06-04

The Latest: Merkel mum on UK Brexit proposal, urges EU unity German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she can’t comment yet on the new Brexit proposals put forward by the U.K. government but is stressing the import...
11:32 2019-10-02

Merkel offers to help German automakers with ?Herculean task? While short on specifics, the German chancellor backed efforts to encourage consumers to buy more environmentally friendly products such as EVs fuele...
08:00 2019-09-12

German Unity Day: Reunification is 'ongoing process' says Merkel On the 29th anniversary of reunification, Merkel said more work is needed to create equal conditions between Germany's eastern and western states. Po...
10:00 2019-10-03

Merkel says we need to explore all ways of reducing Iran tensions German Chancellor Angela Merkel said talks between the Iranian and French foreign ministers on Sunday were a side event to the G7 summit and every op...
14:00 2019-08-25

Angela Merkel inspects NATO troops in Germany The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the...
15:32 2019-05-21

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

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

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive...
16:32 2019-06-11

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

Hong Kong protesters ask Angela Merkel for support Activist Joshua Wong urged the German Chancellor to use her trip to China to speak on behalf of pro-democracy protesters. Meanwhile, reports suggest ...
05:16 2019-09-04

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

Germany's Angela Merkel seen shaking for third time within weeks The German chancellor was seen slightly shaking while greeting Finland's prime minister in Berlin. It's the third time in recent weeks that this has ...
22:00 2019-07-10

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

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 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

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 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

Angela Merkel blasts SPD for failing to back von der Leyen Merkel wants German Social Democrats to stop thwarting Ursula von der Leyen's bid to lead the EU Commission. Many officials domestically and across t...
21:32 2019-07-11

Boris Johnson Plays a Shameless Game With Merkel No. 10’s hysterical briefings on the lack of a Brexit deal are all aimed at making Brussels look like the guilty party in the eyes of British voters....
11:48 2019-10-08

Merkel warns of danger to EU of Singapore-style UK on its border UK poses threat if it fails to match regulation standards of bloc, says German chancellorAngela Merkel has highlighted the economic danger posed by B...
15:16 2019-09-11

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

Angela Merkel demands more climate action and less hate The German chancellor told the Bundestag Germany must address climate protection, digitalization, and xenophobia. The opposition accused her of "dein...
15:16 2019-09-11

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

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: 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

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 offers to help German automakers with ‘Herculean task’ While short on specifics, the German chancellor backed efforts to encourage consumers to buy more environmentally friendly products such as EVs fuele...
15:16 2019-09-12

How to Fix iOS 13's Location Privacy Bug Welp, there seems to be another reason to hold off on updating to iOS 13: Users have discovered that the “Location” privacy setting—which requests ac...
18:48 2019-09-23

Merkel meets Orban in Hungary to commemorate 'Pan-European Picnic' The two leaders have met as part of the commemorations of the symbolic event that led to an exodus of East Germans to the West. Merkel thanked Hungar...
03:00 2019-08-20

Germany’s far right is set to challenge Angela Merkel’s grip in upcoming elections After an electoral surge in 2017, the Alternative for Germany, a far-right party once considered fringe, could come in first or second during state e...
09:00 2019-08-30

Merkel aims to work out friction-free Brexit with British PM German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would discuss how to make sure Britain's divorce from the European Union is as smooth as possible when she h...
09:32 2019-08-21

German Chancellor Merkel opens new Bauhaus museum in Dessau The eastern German city of Dessau is marking the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school of design with a collection of exhibits and objects that tie...
13:48 2019-09-08

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

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 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

Buoyed by state votes, Germany's AfD takes aim at Merkel coalition An emboldened far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) warned Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition partners they could not carry on as before a...
02:16 2019-09-02

Germany’s Merkel faces decisive week on climate protection Germany faces a decisive week in its efforts to combat climate change, with Chancellor Angela Merkel pledging Saturday that Europe’s biggest economy ...
07:00 2019-09-14

Merkel spoke to Trump about Iran and trade issues - spokesman German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed Iran and trade issues with U.S. President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assem...
12:48 2019-09-24

Merkel's government delivers on promises, but voters aren't convinced The German government is working at a "record-breaking" pace according to a new study, but only 10% of voters agree. With state elections looming, ti...
03:00 2019-08-20

'Earthquake' elections in east Germany could jolt Merkel's coalition Elections in two east German states on Sunday are set to yield a surge in support for the far right and raise the pressure on conservative Chancellor...
20:48 2019-08-31

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

Angela Merkel issues warning about rise of nationalism in Europe ​G​erman Chancellor Angela Merkel said the “specters of the past” must be confronted as she warned of the rise of nationalism in Europe a...
18:16 2019-05-28

Merkel allies weather far-right surge in German regional elections Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and her Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners held off a surge in far right support in two state election...
02:16 2019-09-02

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 presiden...
09:32 2019-06-12

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 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

Majority of Germans support Angela Merkel, want her to finish term Germans see Chancellor Merkel as a force of stability in a crisis-ridden world, a recent survey has shown. Despite her popularity, a majority are dis...
18:48 2019-09-06

Merkel's Bavarian allies call for German climate bond Germany's Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), are planning to launch a climate bo...
14:00 2019-08-25

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

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

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

Merkel: With imagination, Irish 'backstop' issue can be solved in 30 days German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested on Wednesday that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the sticking point of the Irish backstop in t...
14:00 2019-08-21

Merkel: '30 days' Brexit remarks were meant to highlight urgency German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she had not given Britain 30 days to find a solution for the so-called Irish backstop but had wanted to highligh...
11:00 2019-08-22

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

Merkel lands in China, caught between human rights and trade Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human r...
08:32 2019-09-06

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

Angela Merkel tells Harvard grads to 'tear down walls' The chancellor has addressed students at the elite university, encouraging them to shape the future. Her halting speech appeared to contain a few dig...
19:48 2019-05-30

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 Cabinet agrees 'climate packet,' environmentalists say it's paltry Germany's Cabinet has agreed a climate packet, including carbon dioxide pricing via emission certificates, costlier fuels, cheaper rail, and a ban on...
21:32 2019-09-20

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

Brexit: Boris Johnson, Angela Merkel to face off over stalemate Ahead of his meeting with the German Chancellor, Boris Johnson has again urged the EU to reopen Brexit negotiations. The silence so far has been deaf...
02:00 2019-08-21

Be on your guard, Hong Kong activists tell Merkel before China trip Days before Angela Merkel leaves for a tricky visit to Beijing, prominent Hong Kong activists have written to the German Chancellor calling her to be...
20:00 2019-09-03

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 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

Trump offers help as UK's Johnson asks Merkel to budge on Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain wi...
09:32 2019-08-21

Angela Merkel calls for peaceful resolution in Hong Kong The protracted trade dispute between the US and China is affecting other countries as well, Merkel has told the Chinese premier. The German chancello...
18:48 2019-09-06

Pressure mounts on Merkel's heir apparent before state elections Future of CDU’s Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer uncertain after series of misstepsShe was meant to be the “mini-Merkel” who would grow to fill the German ...
08:32 2019-08-29

Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists call on Angela Merkel for help Hong Kong pro-democracy activist leader Joshua Wong has appealed to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel for help ahead of her upcoming visit to China...
03:00 2019-09-05

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

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

Bolsonaro says conversation with Merkel reaffirms Brazil sovereignty over Amazon Brazilian President Bolsonaro said he had a productive conversation on Friday regarding fires in the Amazon with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whi...
20:32 2019-08-30

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

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

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 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

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

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

Angela Merkel sits for anthems after latest shaking episode German chancellor reportedly requests change of protocol after third bout of tremblingAngela Merkel sat through the German and Danish national anthem...
10:32 2019-07-11

Brexit group apologizes for casting Germany's Merkel as a 'kraut' A Brexit campaign group apologized on Wednesday for describing German Chancellor Angela Merkel as a "kraut" who was bossing Britain about in negotia...
03:32 2019-10-09

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

Angela Merkel stands in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's...
08:32 2019-07-19

Angela Merkel Sits Through National Anthems After Shaking Spells Angela Merkel remained seated during national anthems at an official ceremony on Thursday, as the German chancellor apparently sought to prevent a re...
09:00 2019-07-11

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

Germany’s Angela Merkel spotted shaking for second time in 10 days The German chancellor was seen shaking in public hours before she was set to depart for Japan to join world leaders at the Group of 20 summit. Her of...
19:16 2019-06-27

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notic...
11:48 2019-05-25

Angela Merkel seen shaking at event in Berlin, second time in just over a week For the second time in just over a week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began visibly shaking at a public event in Berlin on T...
19:48 2019-06-27

Merkel: Climate package must include CO2 monitoring to pass cabinet German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday the government's climate protection package would include a mechanism to monitor compliance with emiss...
09:32 2019-10-07

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

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

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

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, anti-Semitism German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, ...
10:48 2019-05-28

Merkel urges halt to Turkey's military incursion in Syria Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for an immediate cessation of fighting in Syria. Clashes between Turkish and Kurdish fighters allowed some 785 "I...
05:32 2019-10-14

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe In an exclusive interview with CNN, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Germany can and will not uncouple itself" from the dark forces that are fin...
03:48 2019-05-28

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

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 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

UK's Johnson speaks to Merkel, Varadkar and Juncker on new Brexit deal British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke on Wednesday to Germany's Angela Merkel, Ireland's Leo Varadkar and Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the ...
13:32 2019-10-02

Angela Merkel: 'I distance myself' from Donald Trump's racist comments In her annual summer press conference, the German chancellor strongly criticized the US President for his recent diatribe against Democratic congress...
13:48 2019-07-19

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

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

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

Angela Merkel Active, Healthy After Fresh Trembling Spell: Germany The German government insisted Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkel was in robust health, after a second episode of uncontrolled shaking sparked conc...
12:48 2019-06-28

Germany's Merkel sees difficult talks to choose EU Commission head Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that negotiations among European Union leaders to choose a new president of the EU Commission will ...
15:00 2019-06-30

Germany's Merkel insists on two-state solution in Israel-Palestine conflict German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have held talks in Berlin. Abbas called for Europe to play a greater role in ...
11:32 2019-08-29

Putin, Merkel and Macron discuss Ukraine in phone call: Kremlin President Vladimir Putin discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron in a phone call ...
16:16 2019-05-21

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 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

Germany’s Angela Merkel blames dehydration for scary moment in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a few shaky moments Tuesday while standing with the new Ukrainian leader in the hot Berlin sun — and later blamed...
13:32 2019-06-18

Angela Merkel opens International Motor Show with climate warning The chancellor called on the auto industry to put more effort into research and investment into electric vehicles. Germany's automotive industry chie...
10:32 2019-09-12

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

Merkel backs Macron's call for G7 talks to focus on Amazon fires German chancellor ‘convinced of emergency’ but Brazil’s leader accuses European leaders of colonialismAngela Merkel has backed Emmanuel Macron’s call...
07:32 2019-08-23

Merkel points to Brexit role as WTO forecasts global economic slowdown Europe is not without blame for the global economic slowdown, with Brexit adding to uncertainty worldwide, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. She ...
01:48 2019-10-02

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

1st woman — mother of 7 and Merkel disciple — is nominated to lead EU’s executive commission Ursula von der Leyen, a surprise choice to become the next head of the European Commission, is a strong supporter of closer European cooperation who ...
23:48 2019-07-02

Merkel gives Johnson 30 days to find solution to avoid no-deal Brexit Macron rules out renegotiating Brexit deal, as French see no deal as ‘most likely outcome’ Angela Merkel has challenged Boris Johnson to come up with...
10:16 2019-08-22

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticizes Trump for 'go back' remark German Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing alongside a group female congressional Democrats that President Trump criticized over the weekend, saying...
21:32 2019-07-19

Angela Merkel sits during welcoming ceremony following third public shaking incident German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat during a welcoming ceremony for the Danish prime minister Thursday, just one day after she was seen visibly shaki...
16:32 2019-07-11

Angela Merkel, Jair Bolsonaro discuss aid for Amazon in 'productive' conversation Their telephone call followed strained relations in recent weeks between Bolsonaro and Europe over combating wildfires in Brazil. Bolsonaro said Euro...
01:00 2019-08-31

Merkel defends climate plan as activists block Berlin squares German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday defended climate protection measures condemned by critics as unambitious, while activists blocked traffic i...
12:32 2019-10-07

Merkel defends climate plan as activists block key Berlin square German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday defended climate protection measures condemned by critics as unambitious, while activists blocked traffic i...
09:32 2019-10-07

Ukraine's Zelenskiy sticks to criticism of Merkel, Macron in Trump call Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said he was merely speaking his mind when criticizing the leaders of France and Germany. During a call with D...
02:32 2019-10-11

Angela Merkel urges 'humility' towards nature at Iceland climate meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Iceland for talks with leaders of Nordic countries. Climate is expected to dominate the agenda, and Merkel has ...
11:16 2019-08-20

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says Hong Kong Freedom Must Be Guaranteed German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li...
21:48 2019-09-06

Germany's Merkel gives Britain 30 days to find last-minute Brexit solution German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday gave Britain 30 days to come up with an alternative solution to the contested Irish border backstop, ope...
14:00 2019-08-21

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

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

WATCH: Angela Merkel filmed shaking during German national anthem German Chancellor Angela Merkel was filmed shaking repeatedly while listening to her country's national anthem, prompting fears she was suffering fro...
13:32 2019-06-20

Angela Merkel hails Germany's progress since fall of Berlin Wall The chancellor said much has been achieved since the two Germany's were reunited in 1990. Ahead of German Unity Day, Angela Merkel called for equal l...
11:16 2019-09-28

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel calls for peaceful solution to unrest The German chancellor is seeking an end to the unrest in Hong Kong through amicable talks. She says the constitution, protecting residents' freedoms,...
00:00 2019-08-15

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

Brexit withdrawal agreement will not be re-opened, warns key ally of Angela Merkel A key ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel today stressed that she and other EU leaders were adamant that the Brexit withdrawal agreement will not...
09:32 2019-07-24

Angela Merkel Trembles Again At Event, Offered Glass Of Water, Refuses German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday suffered another episode of uncontrolled trembling, a week after a similar incident that sparked question...
21:32 2019-06-27

Merkel urges EU leaders to agree fast on Commission presidency nominee Chancellor Angela Merkel urged EU leaders on Monday to agree fast on a nominee for the post of European Comission president, saying her government ba...
15:00 2019-05-27

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

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

Germany: Merkel party colleagues elect far-right extremist to local council Local leaders of Angela Merkel's CDU and the center-left SPD have been left horrified after their representatives elected a member of the far-right N...
11:48 2019-09-08

Boris Johnson to meet Macron, Merkel as Brexit uncertainty looms The new UK prime minister will attempt to convince the French and German leaders to restart Brexit talks, according to British media. A longtime Brex...
20:32 2019-08-17

Most Germans find AKK unfit to replace Angela Merkel, poll finds While the transfer of power within the ruling CDU conservatives appears to have been well orchestrated, a new poll suggests few think Merkel's heir a...
15:00 2019-05-29

Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson agree on Brexit goal, but not how to reach it In talks with German Chancellor Merkel, British PM Johnson reiterated a call to renegotiate the UK's divorce from the EU. Both leaders said they want...
15:16 2019-08-21

Germany’s Angela Merkel Seen Shaking for Second Time in a Week at Berlin Event BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was seen shaking for the second time in just over a week at a ceremony in Berlin...
17:01 2019-06-27

How to protect your privacy when you travel There are ways to safeguard your privacy on land and in the air. These tips can help you deal with cameras, data breaches and visual hackers.  ...
14:32 2019-05-31

Can Apple compete on privacy? Apple's has revved up its focus on privacy both in its products and marketing. Given today's mature smartphone market, though, the company may see gr...
20:32 2019-06-28

How to control your privacy in Android 10 With the newest Android version, Google has tried to improve and simplify the process of managing your privacy. Learn how to use the privacy controls...
12:48 2019-09-25

The Best Web Browsers for Privacy and Security Your web browser knows a lot about you, and tells the sites you visit a lot about you as well—if you let it. We’ve talked about which browsers are be...
17:00 2019-08-07

The FTC Wants More Privacy, Less Zuckerberg, at Facebook As part of a $5 billion settlement, Facebook agreed to potentially sweeping changes in how it manages privacy. But some doubt they'll alter the compa...
21:48 2019-07-24

An AI privacy conundrum? The neural net knows more than it says What is output by a neural network, such as an image classifier, is only a small portion of what the network in a sense "knows" about the data. And t...
04:48 2019-08-20

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

Merkel: Price transparency, home building are answer to German housing shortage Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday it was right to make pricing on Germany's booming rental market more transparent but warned that it had to re...
06:48 2019-06-14

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' on Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions i...
15:32 2019-06-22

Germany's Angela Merkel supports US-Iran talks but says lifting sanctions first is 'not realistic' German Chancellor Angela Merkel encouraged talks between the United States and Iran Tuesday but said she felt it was "not realistic" for President Tr...
00:48 2019-09-25

Macron, Merkel seek common ground on EU Commission president pick: official French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel don't want to show disagreement over the picking of the next president of the Eu...
15:00 2019-05-27

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

Reports: Angela Merkel tells Boris Johnson EU won't support Brexit alternative A deal for Britain to leave the EU might be less likely after German Chancellor Angela Merkel told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Tuesday his a...
08:16 2019-10-08

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says She’s Fine After Visibly Shaking During Berlin Ceremony (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot...
15:01 2019-06-18

Angela Merkel Vows "Zero Tolerance" For Hate After Anti-Semitic Attack In Halle Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed there would be "zero tolerance" for hate in Germany after a deadly anti-Semitic gun attack carried out on the holy day...
12:32 2019-10-10

Germany's Merkel and France's Macron to meet ahead of crunch Brexit summit The European Union's two most powerful leaders, Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron, will meet just days before a crunch Brexit sum...
10:00 2019-10-09

Germany's Green leader sorry for linking Angela Merkel's shaking to climate crisis German Green party leader Annalena Baerbock has tweeted her apologies after suggesting that the chancellor's trembling may have been caused by climat...
13:32 2019-06-29

Watch live: German leader Angela Merkel gives Harvard commencement address German Chancellor Angela Merkel will deliver the commencement address Thursday at Harvard University, just hours after she received an honorary Docto...
14:32 2019-05-30

Germany's Merkel urges China to uphold human rights in Hong Kong China's economic rise brings an increased responsibility for Beijing on the world stage, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers on Wednesday,...
04:48 2019-09-11

Angela Merkel ignores NATO defense pledge, snubbing US demands to spend more GDP The leader of Germany, Europe’s wealthiest country, has once again rejected U.S. requests to keep a promise to spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense ...
14:00 2019-08-14

Predicting the future of internet privacy Every day, a new headline reminds us that keeping our online data private remains a constant struggle. Ongoing controversies involving Facebook and o...
10:48 2019-07-10

Apple targets privacy in upcoming iOS Apple is offering iPhone users a way to bypass Facebook's and Google's sign-in services when using new apps. (June 3)    &#...
20:16 2019-06-03

Privacy browser Tor is now available on Android, but not coming to iOS With online privacy becoming an increasingly rare luxury these days, most all browsers offer some sort of "incognito" mode that's supposed to help by...
09:16 2019-05-22

Facebook CEO may have known of questionable privacy practices: WSJ Facebook Inc emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much criticized privacy practices, ...
16:48 2019-06-12

Privacy is Apple’s most premium product Apple announced a bunch of cool stuff at its developer conference yesterday: a new Mac pro, iOS 13 with dark mode, a new photos app, and iPadOS with ...
10:16 2019-06-04

How to Protect Our Kids' Data and Privacy Opinion: Kids today have an online presence starting at birth, which raises a host of legal and ethical concerns. We desperately need a new data prot...
10:16 2019-07-07

When Apps Get Your Medical Data, Your Privacy May Go With It Medical groups are warning that new federal data-sharing rules, enabling people to get their health records through a smartphone, could lead to invas...
03:16 2019-09-04

InvizBox 2 redefines what “privacy” routers can do Enlarge / The InvizBox 2 router: out-of-the-box VPN, easy Tor, and lots of ad and content blocking tools. Four years ago, in the wake of some cont...
15:48 2019-09-03

Should You Use a VPN for Internet Privacy? That Depends, Experts Say It’s safe to say that plenty of the shenanigans you get up to online are being tracked, logged, or monitored by someone. Whether it’s an ...
14:32 2019-07-31

The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansio...
18:32 2019-05-22

Facebook’s New Privacy Feature Comes With a Loophole "Off-Facebook Activity" will give users more control over their data, but Facebook needs up to 48 hours to aggregate your information into a format i...
14:00 2019-08-21

Having Your Id Scanned at Bars Sucks For Your Privacy We’ve all been there—maybe you’ve had a little too much to drink and a bouncer is questioning your balance as they scan your ID. Unfortunately, at le...
16:48 2019-05-30

Using FaceApp to age your photos may be fun, but you could be giving up your privacy FaceApp, which lets you take a photo of yourself and add a filter that shows you much older, is raising some concerns with privacy experts.  &#...
14:32 2019-07-17

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now We surround ourselves with devices. Our cars respond to us. Our smart TVs listen to us. Every camera in every tablet and laptop is a potential spying...
07:16 2019-07-14

The online privacy checklist your kids need you to have Our social media accounts offer us ways to do privacy checkups for our own online lives, but there aren’t many resources out there to help us do chec...
23:16 2019-09-09

Surfshark adds new privacy features to VPN Surfshark has added on two new services to its VPN service. From mid-June 2019, HackLock and BlindSearch will be introduced as Surfshark looks t...
09:48 2019-05-31

K-Pop's BTS goes on holiday, asks fans for privacy South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respec...
15:00 2019-08-12

Court rejects privacy suit A federal appeals court has torpedoed allegations that SiriusXM violated the Driver's Privacy Protection Act by using information collected in a deal...
00:48 2019-09-09

Siri, sex and Apple's privacy problem As Apple prepares to launch a new iPhone, Alex Hern explores the privacy scandal around its automated personal assistant, Siri. Plus, Polly Toynbee o...
06:16 2019-09-10

PM Modi Meets Angela Merkel, Discusses Ways To Deepen Indo-German Ties Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met German Chancellor Angela Merkel and discussed ways to deepen the Indo-German relations and enhance coopera...
10:32 2019-06-28

Germany’s Angela Merkel spotted shaking for second time in 10 days. Her office insists she is fine. “The chancellor is doing well; all of her appointments will be kept as planned,” a federal government spokeswoman told The Washington Post on Thursda...
19:16 2019-06-27

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Spotted Visibly Shaking at Third Recent Public Event (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s body shook visibly at a public event for the third time in less than a month on Wednesday, b...
16:32 2019-07-10

German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for global unity, responsibility during Harvard address German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivered the commencement address Thursday at Harvard University hours after she received an honorary doctor of laws...
01:16 2019-05-31

Angela Merkel says she rejects Trump’s racist remarks, stands ‘in solidarity’ with Ilhan Omar The German chancellor is the latest foreign official to condemn President Trump's comments and show her support for the Somali-born U.S. congresswoma...
09:16 2019-07-19

Germany's Merkel successor hopeful Kramp-Karrenbauer dealt setback by young conservatives The youth wing of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives voted on Friday in favor of a members' ballot on who should be the bloc's next chan...
20:00 2019-10-11

German Finance Minister Scholz vows to respect any SPD decision to quit Merkel's coalition German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Thursday he would respect any decision by his centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) to quit conservative Cha...
21:00 2019-09-05

Why Play a Music CD? ‘No Ads, No Privacy Terrors, No Algorithms’ Streaming services have revolutionized the discovery of songs, but here’s why Ben Sisario, who covers the music industry, still likes to listen to co...
17:32 2019-05-21

Twitter simplifies its rules on safety, privacy and more In an effort to make it easier to understand the rules of its platform, Twitter announced today that it is simplifying the language around its polici...
13:16 2019-06-06

New Firefox Competes With Chrome on Speed And Privacy Mozilla launched a new version of Firefox on Tuesday spotlighting its speed and privacy features as the San Francisco-based open source upstarts cont...
19:32 2019-05-21

Deepfake Chinese App Zao Faces Privacy Backlash A Chinese-made app that lets users morph themselves almost seamlessly into scenes from iconic movies and TV shows using a single selfie is fanning fe...
12:16 2019-09-03

7 digital privacy tricks you’ll wish you knew before now There are many other tricks for keeping our personal data away from snoops and hackers. Most of them have to do with changing your default settings. ...
13:16 2019-07-18

Chinese 'deepfake' app backpedals after privacy backlash A new Chinese app that lets people swap faces with celebrities is updating its policies after a backlash from users concerned about their privacy and...
06:16 2019-09-04

U.S. lawmakers call for privacy investigation into FaceApp Poland's digital affairs ministry and cyber authorities in Lithuania are also looking into concerns over inadequate protections of privacy, AFP repor...
17:16 2019-07-18

Apple's Newest Luxury Product Is Privacy Apple wants to sell you all kinds of new services: music, magazines, a TV show about the Russians landing on the Moon first. But with the announcemen...
11:32 2019-06-04

Apple's Period Tracker Will Be Relatively Good for Your Privacy When Apple announced this week that they will add a menstrual cycle tracker to the Apple Watch, they were very careful to emphasize that the data you...
19:16 2019-06-04

The Privacy Problems Lurking in Apple's App Store A decade ago, privacy was declared “dead.” Now it’s risen as a global issue that governments, technologists, and consumers are fighting, often withou...
19:48 2019-06-04

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to...
17:01 2019-07-12

Security vs privacy – who wins? Chips with Everything podcast Ministers from several countries have written an open letter to the Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, asking him not to fully encrypt all of the company...
06:00 2019-10-14

How to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook's New Dating Service Gone are the days of poking people on Facebook that you wanted to poke in real life. Facebook officially debuted its new dating service in the U.S. y...
11:16 2019-09-06

California data-privacy law may become the model for Congress With no framework yet for a federal privacy law, states that took the initiative to regulate online firms' use of personal data may end up providing ...
01:32 2019-07-22

Apple Avoids Saying 'Privacy' During iPhone 11 Event Despite celebrating its privacy initiatives non-stop in recent years, Apple was surprisingly mum on the topic during its annual iPhone announcement e...
17:48 2019-09-10

Google open-sources its privacy systems Google is making things a bit easier for developers with the release of an open-source version of the differential privacy library that it uses to po...
17:16 2019-09-06

Apple focuses on speed, privacy with new software Apple announced upcoming changes to its phone, watch and computer software that highlight its increasing emphasis on digital services, speed and pers...
04:16 2019-06-04

Here's Every New Privacy Feature Apple Announced Today Apple has been facing increased criticism of its privacy practices lately and rightfully so. During CES 2019 last year, the company tried trolling vi...
21:32 2019-06-03

5 data privacy startups cashing in on GDPR Companies are capitalizing on the growing global demand for data privacy tools -- to meet both regulatory compliance and consumer expectations.Read M...
10:16 2019-07-23

iOS 13: Security and privacy settings you need to tweak and check Concerned about the security of the data you store on your iPhone and iPad? Here are the steps you should take to lock down an iPhone running iOS 13....
12:00 2019-10-01

iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoi...
16:16 2019-05-31

Privacy-first browsers look to take the shine off Google’s Chrome Before Google, Facebook and Amazon, tech dominance was known by a single name: Microsoft. And no product was more dominant than Microsoft’s web brows...
23:32 2019-07-05

EU Nears Decisions in Facebook Privacy Cases The EU could begin to hit Facebook with decisions under the bloc’s new privacy law by the end of the year, raising the specter of billions of euros i...
07:00 2019-08-12

YouTube settles with FTC over child privacy violations Within days of launching its YouTube Kids site and adding more age categories to the Kids app, YouTube is settling with the Federal Trade Commission ...
14:48 2019-08-31

Instagram Privacy Hoax: Why You Can Safely Ignore It A closer look at an old viral Instagram hoax on permissions for photos and messages that even Secretary of Energy Rick Perry couldn't resist re-posti...
18:16 2019-08-21

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commission has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has ever...
19:16 2019-07-24

Zuckerberg warned new privacy rules could help abusers Mark Zuckerberg has been warned that Facebook's new privacy proposals could help child abusers evade detection, with an estimated 12 million suspecte...
23:00 2019-10-03

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to...
20:48 2019-06-18

Facebook to Pay Record $5 billion US FTC Fine Over Privacy Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and will boost safeguards on user data, ...
01:48 2019-07-25

How to Find and Use Google's Brand-New Privacy Tools Google recently announced a few new features that give users more control over their data, including three new privacy options for Google Maps, YouTu...
14:48 2019-10-03

To Rein In Big Tech, EU Thinks Privacy, Not Prices Europe has taken the lead among democracies in policing the web business. With a mixture of legal actions and new rules tailored for the digital worl...
08:16 2019-05-24

The US wants to copy Europe's strict data privacy law – but only some of it Lawmakers, lobbyists and CEOs in the U.S. are looking to trying to pick out the best parts of the EU's privacy law called GDPR – and ditch what ...
07:48 2019-05-23

TikTok now faces a data privacy investigation in the UK, too TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it handles the safety and privacy of young users. UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told a...
18:00 2019-07-02

Dayton shooter's family requests privacy Mourning the loss of a mass-shooting victim and the gunman himself -- their daughter and their son -- the Betts family is "shocked and devastated by ...
18:00 2019-08-07

HMA VPN 5.0 adds new locations and enhanced privacy options In the latest version of its VPN, HMA (formerly known as HideMyAss!) has completely redesigned its software to simplify privacy for users while offer...
01:00 2019-09-18

‘The world’s greatest email app’ is a privacy nightmare Superhuman bills itself as the world’s greatest email client. It should, given how much it costs; users of the app pay $30 a month for a subscription...
16:32 2019-07-03

Turkey fines Facebook $282,000 over privacy breach Turkish authorities have fined Facebook Inc 1.6 million lira ($282,000) for violation of data protection laws which affected nearly 300,000 people, ...
10:00 2019-10-03

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between R...
17:48 2019-05-24

Facebook's Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, ev...
18:16 2019-06-27

Facebook CEO May Have Known of Questionable Privacy Practices: Report Facebook emails appear to show Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's involvement in discussions about its much-criticized privacy practices, the ...
01:48 2019-06-13

Facebook simplifies its Group privacy settings Facebook wants to make it easier to understand its Group privacy settings. It's doing away with public, closed or secret settings. Instead, Grou...
22:00 2019-08-14

YouTube Said to Be Fined Over Children's Privacy Violations Alphabet's Google will spend up to $200 million to settle a Federal Trade Commission investigation into YouTube's alleged violation of a children's p...
21:48 2019-08-31

Chinese deepfake app Zao sparks privacy row after going viral Critics say face-swap app could spread misinformation on a massive scaleA Chinese app that lets users convincingly swap their faces with film or TV c...
11:16 2019-09-02

It’s possible to monetize data while respecting consumer privacy — here’s how Murky policies, tricky wordings, and sneaky assumptions about consent… these are just a few of the shifty tactics being used by companies to learn al...
12:32 2019-09-13

Amazon Alexa gets new privacy controls, and will tell you what it's hearing Alexa is getting two new voice commands that will give you more control over your privacy. At its device launch event in Seattle, Washington, Amazon ...
13:48 2019-09-25

Facebook to pay record £4bn fine to end US privacy probe Facebook has been told to restructure its privacy policies and relax founder Mark Zuckerberg's control over them as part of a regulatory settlement t...
11:16 2019-07-24

The spy in your wallet: Credit cards have a privacy problem In our latest privacy experiment, we bought one banana with the new Apple Card — and another with the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa from Chase. Here’s wh...
22:16 2019-08-26

Facebook hit with $5bn fine over user privacy fears Facebook has been hit with a record $5bn fine by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to settle privacy concerns over the Cambridge Analytica data-s...
15:32 2019-07-24

Amazon's Favorite New Word Is 'Privacy,' But Does It Even Know the Meaning? Few companies have done more than Amazon to dilute the meaning of the word “privacy.” A little more than a decade ago, “privacy” was a word used by p...
19:16 2019-09-25

This Site Uses AI to Find Issues in Privacy Policies Whenever you sign up for a new app or service you probably are also agreeing to a new privacy policy. You know, that incredibly long block of text yo...
07:16 2019-09-23

Facebook pivots privacy failings into pop-up cafes Facebook is fighting back against the perception that it doesn't care about protecting user data, confirming that it will open a number of pop-u...
13:00 2019-08-16

FTC reportedly investigating YouTube over children's privacy YouTube may have a particularly strong incentive to change how it handles kids' videos -- it appears to be under government scrutiny for its beh...
22:48 2019-06-19

At the E.U., a New Title and Some Old Concerns About the Far Right Ursula von der Leyen is under pressure to ditch the title “vice president for protecting our European way of life” for the person in charge of migrat...
05:00 2019-09-13

Angela Merkel absolutely won't give way on backstop, Boris Johnson told as he flies to Berlin Boris Johnson was today warned that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is "absolutely not giving way" on the Irish border backstop as he prepared for hi...
08:32 2019-08-21

Angela Merkel admits anti-semitism is a problem in Germany, country needs to face 'specters of the past' Angela Merkel has admitted that anti-Semitism is a problem in Germany — just as the country's government was forced to backtrack over comments it mad...
15:32 2019-05-28

Tory leadership race: Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt says German chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next prime m...
19:48 2019-07-01

Macron leads EU-wide minimum wage call as Merkel, Medvedev warn of global injustice  “Fundamental change” to the world of work – including an EU-wide minimum wage – is needed to address the growing gap between society’s haves and have...
13:16 2019-06-11

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its pla...
14:16 2019-08-06

Facebook to be fined close to $5B after privacy breaches: report The fine would be the largest the FTC has levied on a tech company. But it won't make much of a dent for Facebook, which had nearly US$56 billion in ...
09:16 2019-07-13

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lap...
01:48 2019-07-13

Chrome’s new Incognito privacy features are already being sabotaged by websites Some websites are coming up with imaginative – and sometimes nefarious – ways of getting around a new Chrome feature that’s supp...
07:16 2019-08-09

Pre-saving music online can cost you privacy, report says Fans eager to hear new albums first are warned they give labels extensive access to their data“Pre-saving” albums and singles is an increasingly comm...
10:16 2019-06-28

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Ins...
13:32 2019-06-21

US FTC Said to Approve $5-Billion Facebook Fine Over Privacy Issues The US Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company...
11:48 2019-07-13

App attempts a rare trick in China: online privacy In a country where privacy protections are considered weak and anything-goes data collection has become the norm, Chinese tech entrepreneur Yang Geng...
16:16 2019-09-06

Facebook’s group privacy settings actually make sense now Until today, Facebook has given you three options for creating a user group: Open, closed, or ‘secret.’ While the first is pretty obvious, the other ...
00:32 2019-08-15

Privacy campaigners warn of UK facial recognition 'epidemic' Investigation uncovers widespread use in museums and shopping centres Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic” of facial recognition use in s...
08:16 2019-08-18

FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy? Some security concerns raised about the app at the center of a popular social media trend are exaggerated, but experts say the developer should be mo...
23:00 2019-07-17

How the New York Public Library Guards Privacy in the Digital Age The ever-changing digital landscape poses a challenge for libraries: How do they enter this new world while staying true to their public mission and ...
08:48 2019-08-13

YouTube settles with FTC for $170M over violations of child privacy YouTube will pay a $170 million settlement after federal regulators found the tech giant illegally collected personal information from children witho...
05:32 2019-09-05

Amazon's Alexa comes under scrutiny of Luxembourg privacy watchdog Luxembourg's privacy regulator has asked Amazon for information regarding its Alexa voice assistant, an indication of rising regulatory unease over ...
14:16 2019-08-08