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Angela Merkel

Angela Dorothea Merkel, is the current Chancellor of Germany. Merkel, elected to the Bundestag (German Parliament) from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, has been the chairman of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) since 2000, and Chairman of the CDU-CSU (Christian Social Union) parliamentary coalition from 2002 to 2005.
From 2005 to 2009 she led a grand coalition with the Christian Social Union (CSU), its Bavarian sister party, and the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), formed after the 2005 federal election on 22 November 2005. In the elections of 27 September 2009, her party, the CDU, obtained the largest share of the votes, and formed a coalition government with the CSU and the Free Democratic Party (FDP). Her government was sworn in on 28 October 2009.
In 2007, Merkel was also President of the European Council and chaired the ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Germany`s Angela Merkel to choose World Cup final over PM Modi?
2014-07-08
Sources said Merkel is expected to choose Maracana (where the final will be played) over her scheduled meeting with Modi if Germany goes into the final. The two world leaders are scheduled to meet over dinner on Sunday (July 13), the day World Cup ...
(Zee News)
  1. Maracana or Narendra Modi? Angela Merkel puts FIFA World Cup above the ...

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Angela Merkel greatest leader in Europe, says Hillary Clinton
2014-07-06
Hillary Clinton has called Angela Merkel "the greatest leader in Europe" during a visit to Berlin and said it was high time America had a female leader too – though without confirming that she would seek the job. In an appearance at a Berlin theatre on ...
(The Guardian)
  1. Spy case threatens to sour German-US ties anew

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Economy on the agenda for Angela Merkel on China visit
2014-07-05
Economy on the agenda for Angela Merkel on China visit. Angela Merkel has departed for her seventh visit to China as German chancellor, leading an economic delegation. Business is the focus of her visit, though campaigners are hoping human rights will ...
(Deutsche Welle)
  1. Merkel heads to China, with corporate chiefs in tow
  2. Merkel leaves for three-day China visit
  3. Merkel heads to China as business climate cools

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Vladimir Putin talks Kiev with Francois Hollande, Angela Merkel
2014-07-03
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday expressed “deep concern” over the growing number of civilian casualties and refugees in eastern Ukraine. “Vladimir Putin expressed deep concern over the growing number of peaceful civilians and a sharp ...
(The Asian Age)
  1. Merkel and Obama ask Moscow to cooperate in securing ceasefire in Ukraine
  2. Hollande, Merkel urge Putin to broker Ukraine ceasefire

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Merkel sceptical of NATO deployments in Eastern Europe
2014-07-03
During a visit by NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel reacted with caution to calls for permanent deployment of allied troops in Eastern European countries, amid fears of Russian retaliation in ...
(EurActiv)
  1. Merkel Says No to New NATO Bases in Eastern Europe

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Angela Merkel picks Narendra Modi over Cup final
2014-07-02
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted Chancellor Angela Merkel's invitation for a two-day visit to Germany on way to Brazil for the annual Brics summit that opens July 15, HT has learnt. To meet Modi, who will be in Berlin from July 12, Merkel has ...
(Hindustan Times)
  1. Narendra Modi May Meet Angela Merkel In Frankfurt
  2. PM Modi May Meet Angela Merkel In Germany Stopover En Route To Brazil
  3. Modi might stopover at Germany to meet Angela Merkel, as he flies to Brazil

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Angela Merkel says economic sanctions against Russia still an option
2014-07-02
BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticised Moscow on Wednesday for failing to engage on a peace plan announced by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and said tougher economic sanctions against Russia were still an option. "Regarding ...
(Economic Times)
  1. Merkel Ally Says EU Poised to Ratchet Up Russia Sanctions
  2. Merkel Can't Rule Out Further Sanctions Against Russia

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Britain leaving the EU would be a 'disaster', says Angela Merkel ally
2014-06-30
Britain's exit from the EU would be a "disaster" for Europe, a close ally of Angela Merkel has said as Germany attempts to woo David Cameron back into the European fold. Dr Michael Fuchs, the deputy chairman of Germany's Social Democratic Union party ...
(Telegraph.co.uk)
  1. German finance minister says UK exit from EU 'unimaginable'
  2. Germany's march to control Europe is now relentless
  3. David Cameron makes a success of his Juncker failure in the Commons

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Ukraine President Calls Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande to ...
2014-06-29
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande encouraged the Ukrainian and Russian presidents to work on meeting the EU conditions, Hollande's office said in a statement. The EU's demands included the return of three border ...
(NDTV)
  1. Merkel, Hollande Step up Pressure in Ukraine Dispute
  2. Hollande, Merkel Urge Ukraine Talks in Conference Call
  3. Hollande, Merkel press for further peace progress in Ukraine

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