Politics Angela Merkel

  • BERLIN, Nov 20- Germany's Angela Merkel told leading members of her conservative Christian Democrats on Sunday that she wants to run for a fourth term as chancellor in next year's election, senior party sources told Reuters on Sunday. The 62- year-old conservative is widely seen as a stabilising force in Europe amid uncertainty after Britain's vote to leave...

  • People use computers at an internet cafe in the Tondo district of Manila, the Philippines.

    President Obama, speaking in Berlin, criticized Facebook and other social media for disseminating fake news, reports NYT.

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 18- Clues on future U.S. policy under Donald Trump rather than economic data will likely dominate minds and markets in the week ahead given a U.S. interest rate hike in December is now a near-certainty. James Bullard, a voting member of the U.S. central bank's rate-setting committee, said the Federal Reserve will raise U.S. interest rates in December...

  • BERLIN, Nov 18- Slowly but surely, the economic policy tide in Europe is turning, and it may only be a matter of time before Germany is swept up. By adding its voice this week to the long list of institutions pressing Germany to spend more, the European Commission left Berlin looking more isolated and out-of-step than at any time since the outbreak of the global...

  • LONDON, Nov 18- There is a recognisable repetition in Theresa May's speeches about Britain's decision to leave the European Union: "Brexit means Brexit", making "a success of it" and getting "the best deal" for Britain are some of her stump phrases. May has declined to say whether she wants Britain to remain in the single market. Those talks will determine Britain's...

  • July 20, meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin: "Well, it's very clear to me that one of the messages that the British people gave in their vote that the UK should leave the European Union was that they wanted to see control brought into the movement of people from the European Union into the United Kingdom." I think actually it's important for other...

  • Germany re-establishing ties with Iran: Economy Min

    Hesse Economy minister Tarek Al-Wazir talks about how Germany wants to do business with countries around the world including Iran.

  • Populism EU

    While polls are not in Marine Le Pen's favor, anything could happen as seen from the events in the U.K. and U.S., says Insead Professor Antonio Fatas.

  • President Barack Obama addresses a press conference with the German Chancellor after their meeting at the chancellery in Berlin on November 17, 2016.

    At a news conference, Obama says he hopes Trump doesn't "cut some deals" with Putin that would sell out smaller countries like Syria.

  • Obama: US and Europe are not always perfectly aligned

    President Barack Obama speaks at a joint news conference with German leader Angela Merkel, discussing foreign affairs, and the importance of a strong Transatlantic Alliance.

  • Obama: Being president forces on to focus, be serious

    President Barack Obama speaks at a joint news conference with German leader Angela Merkel, discussing the demands that come with being the U.S. president.

  • Obama: Unlikely a significant change in policy in Syria

    President Barack Obama speaks at a joint news conference with German leader Angela Merkel, discussing Syria and foreign policy.

  • Obama: Misinformation can be packaged well & looks same on Facebook

    President Barack Obama speaks at a joint news conference with German leader Angela Merkel, discussing the implications of misinformation in the media, and political upset surrounding Donald Trump's campaign.

  • Obama: Majority of Americans feel I've done a good job

    President Barack Obama speaks at a joint news conference with German leader Angela Merkel, discussing progress in the country while serving as president, and the continuity of it when he leaves.

  • Obama: Merkel has been an outstanding partner

    President Obama has a joint news conference with German Leader Angela Merkel.

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 17- Berlin's brusque "Nein" on Thursday to a call from Brussels for it to loosen its budget to help the euro zone's struggling south exposed tensions over who should control the currency union and police its rules. Wolfgang Schaeuble, whose German finance ministry rejected the European Commission's call for it to spend more, went public last month to...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 17- Berlin's brusque "Nein" on Thursday to a call from Brussels for it to loosen its budget to help the euro zone's struggling south exposed tensions over who should control the currency union and police its rules. Wolfgang Schaeuble, whose German finance ministry rejected the European Commission's call for it to spend more, went public last month to...

  • Colm Kelleher, president of Morgan Stanley.

    Morgan Stanley's Colm Kelleher says Jamie Dimon would be good for the U.S. if he were treasury secretary.

  • *Germany is only big state not hitting EU fiscal limits. BRUSSELS, Nov 16- The European Union effectively urged the German government to spend more in an election year as Brussels moved further away on Wednesday from its mantra of austerity, pushing for euro zone countries to loosen their budgets for 2017.. But since France, Italy and Spain are among those butting...

  • BERLIN, Nov 16- Germany is alarmed that Russia may seek to interfere in its national elections next year, the domestic intelligence chief said, echoing concerns raised in the United States before Donald Trump's presidential election victory. German officials have accused Moscow of trying to manipulate German media to fan popular angst over issues like the...