Hesse state poll threatens second blow to weakened Merkel
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday faces a second regional election within a fortnight set to inflict more pain on her shaky coalition and strengthen centrifugal forces that could yet tear it apart.
Merkel calls for free trade as EU, Asia meet
German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a rallying call for free trade Friday as EU and Asian leaders met to unite in defiance of US President Donald Trump's "America first" approach.
Merkel vows to 'win back trust' after Bavaria poll debacle
German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Monday to "win back trust" from voters after squabbling within her three-party coalition was blamed for severe election losses in the state of Bavaria.
Merkel warns Trump against 'destroying' UN
"I believe that destroying something without having developed something new is extremely dangerous," Merkel said at a regional election campaign event in Bavaria.
Fate of German spy chief a new stress test for Merkel government
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government was to decide Tuesday whether to keep on or fire the domestic spy chief as an explosive row over immigration and the far-right once more rocks her fragile coalition.
Merkel 'outraged' by Nazi chants in far-right rally
German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced anger Monday against Nazi chants by far-right demonstrators marching over the death of a German man following a fight with two Afghans.
Migration truce shatters in Germany after mob violence
A tense truce within German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative camp imploded Thursday after her hardline interior minister defended protests marred by neo-Nazi violence and blasted immigration as "the mother of all political problems".
PDP writes May, Merkel over alleged impunity in Nigeria
The Peoples Democratic (PDP) has petitioned British Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel over what it called the “growing culture of impunity, disrespect for judiciary and other anti-democratic tendencies” in Nigeria.
Nigeria under Buhari has become destination for investors, claims Lai Mohammed
Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed at the weekend said Nigeria under president Muhammadu Buhari was getting global attention from investors since he took over power. The Minister who spoke as guest on a Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) programme, “Stepping Up” said the country has been attractive to investors due to Buhari’s “incorruptible…