Merkel: Lufthansa rescue decision 'soon'
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said there will be a decision "soon" on a potential rescue program for airline giant Lufthansa. The carrier was seeking capital as it struggles to cope with the coronavirus pandemic.
Boris Johnson: World leaders wish speedy recovery from coronavirus
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump are among those who have sent their best wishes to the UK prime minister. Johnson is currently in intensive care in London suffering from coronavirus.
Right-wing extremists in Germany to face amped up intelligence
Officials said an uptick in right-wing extremism has created a "climate of fear." The revelation of an ex-neo-Nazi sympathizer in Angela Merkel's party is the latest political debacle related to the extreme right.
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.
UN General Assembly: Iran and climate change top the bill
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are leading attempts to mediate between the US and Iran. Tensions in the Gulf region dominated the agenda in New York.
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.
Germany should ban neo-Nazi parties, says world Jewish Congress leader
Ronald Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, says the German government must tackle rising anti-Semitism. He awarded German Chancellor Angela Merkel the Theodor Herzl Award in Munich on Monday.
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.