Merkel urges reforms in Africa to woo German investors to the region
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has hosted African leaders for the third G20 Compact with Africa summit in Berlin. The initiative aims to boost private investment in Africa — but challenges remain.
Ukraine troops, rebels pull out of Donbass village
Kyiv has pulled out troops from the area near the village of Petrivske, paving a way for a new top-level peace summit. Russia's Vladimir Putin and Germany's Angela Merkel spoke about granting Donbass special status.
Angela Merkel visiting India to bolster ties amid China's growing clout
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, along with a dozen ministers, is traveling to India to seek ways to strengthen trade cooperation. Germany's Parliament recently called for upgrading bilateral ties with India.
Merkel: Brexit deal 'better for everyone'
Finding a solution to Brexit is "squaring the circle," German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the Bundestag before heading to Brussels for a crunch EU summit. Merkel also stressed Germany would not send weapons to Turkey.
German Africa Prize goes to Kenyan IT pioneer
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has awarded the 2019 prize to Juliana Rotich, founder of software project Ushahidi, which was introduced to monitor violence in Kenya following the 2007 general elections.
Germany, France and Britain blame Iran for Saudi oil attack
Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, and Boris Johnson have taken the US line on the attacks on Saudi oil facilities, saying it was "clear" Iran was behind the strikes. However, the three governments called for diplomacy.
Germany ready to spend €75 billion to tackle climate change by 2030: report
Germany's finance minister said failure to secure a "convincing solution" may risk government stability. Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the private sector to take up the "Herculean task" to combat climate change.
Why is Donald Trump ignoring Germany?
With Trump due to attend the G-7 in France and later visit Poland, many are wondering why a stop-over with Angela Merkel in Berlin isn't on the list. Experts say the cold shoulder move is part of a wider strategy.