Tag: Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel’s conservatives vow to stick to policy of no new debt

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right party has vowed to stick to its 'black zero' budget policy of no new debt, despite growing...

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 published on Saturday,...

Germany’s new conservative leader distances herself from Merkel’s migration legacy

The new leader of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, unveiled plans for a tightening of immigration rules, part of a move to distance...

Merkel’s would-be successor questions Germany’s sacrosanct asylum pledge

A conservative running to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel as head of their party has raised an outcry by questioning Germany's constitutional guarantee of asylum...

Germany, France must break taboos to advance on European reforms –...

French President Emmanuel Macron called on Sunday for Germany and France to dig deeper as allies in their bid to spearhead a more united...

Europe’s ‘soul has been strained’ – Merkel

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has called on Europe to be united in solidarity against the rise of nationalism and egoism.Speaking on the future of...

Merkel looks to Africa to cement a legacy shaped by migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted African leaders on Tuesday, pledging a new development fund to tackle underdevelopment on the continent that has helped to...