Anti-Islam protest with funeral candles at Merkel's office
Anti-Islam protesters placed funeral candles outside German Chancellor Angela Merkel's electoral office together with photos of young women who have been stabbed to death, some by asylum seekers, police said Friday.
Buhari congratulates Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin on re-election
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated German Chancellor, Angela Merkel and President Vladimir Putin of Russia on their re-election. A statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina yesterday, said President Buhari told Chancellor Merkel that her victory “is a testimony of your hard-work, competence and trust of the German people, qualities which…
Merkel re-elected by German parliament to fourth term
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, bruised by half a year of post-election coalition haggling, was Wednesday elected by parliament to her fourth and likely final term at the helm of Europe's biggest economy.
Merkel vows swift return to government work to boost Europe
German Chancellor Angela Merkel promised Monday that her new government would start work swiftly and lend a strong voice to Europe, a day after she secured a coalition for her fourth term.
Merkel vows to work for the 'good of Germany' as SPD paves way for 4th term
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday vowed to work with the Social Democrats for the "good of Germany" as the centre-left party agreed to join her new coalition, but the veteran leader will go into her fourth term with weaker cards than before.
Merkel to appoint key party critic to cabinet
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has decided to give a cabinet role to an outspoken critic within her conservative party, as she looks to quell surging discontent in the right wing of the group, a senior party official said Sunday.
Merkel to tap rumoured successor for top party role
The popular female premier of tiny Saarland state is set to take over as secretary general of Angela Merkel's conservative party, sources said Monday, fuelling speculation the chancellor is lining up her potential successor.
Merkel ready for 'painful compromises' to seal government deal
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday she is prepared to make "painful compromises" in a final round of talks to seal a coalition deal for her fourth term and end months of political limbo in Europe's top economy.
Confidence grows for deal on new Merkel government
Talks between the top German parties on forming a new government for Chancellor Angela Merkel's fourth term spilled into overtime Monday but confidence appeared to be growing they would strike a deal.