German investor sentiment has improved by more than expected in September in readings that bode well for Chancellor Angela Merkel as she seeks a fourth term in Sunday’s national election. As David Pollard reports, an opposition campaign to highlight inequality appears to be gaining little traction with voters. Continue reading
BERLIN, GERMANY (REUTERS) – Hollywood stars and a former U.S president offer Germany’s incumbent Chancellor Angela Merkel their backing for the September 24 elections even as the chancellor faces persistent heckling on the home front.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says asylum applications must be processed more quickly to send back persons who were denied the status, adds that Germany must take a hard line on right-wing extremism.
Germany’s Merkel says on migrant crisis that Germany faces a long-term challenge and that Germans must show flexibility.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the “horrors” of the Nazi concentration camps will never be forgotten, at a ceremony marking 70 years since the liberation of Dachau.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai open the annual international computer fair CeBIT in Hannover, the largest high-tech trade expo in the world, where China is this year’s partner country.