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.
Compact with Africa: Enthusiasm wanes for the 'Merkel Plan'
At a meeting in Berlin, African leaders will discuss the state of the 'Compact with Africa' project with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. So far, it has fallen short of expectations.
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.
Merkel awarded her 17th honorary doctorate
The German chancellor has been recognized for her leadership style by the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. Merkel has received several similar titles, including from Harvard University.
Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute
The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia.
Angela Merkel: We need to fight for Europe
The German chancellor has urged European unity in the face of challenges from China, the US and Russia. In an interview with a German daily, Merkel also revealed her stance on issues such as Brexit and climate change.