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The Anglo-German Alliance – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalOn Thursday German Chancellor Angela Merkel received the royal treatment in London, quite literally—she took tea with the queen. She addressed both houses of Parliament, too. Ms. Merkel’s visit to London brought into focus what she and British Prime …Angela Merkel cool on David Cameron push for EU reformsThe AustralianGermany’s Angela Merkel urges […]

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We Need Strong UK in EU, Merkel Says — Update – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalLONDON–Germany wants Britain to be a strong player in the European Union, Chancellor Angela Merkel told U.K. parliamentarians Thursday, stressing the need for Europe to change with the times but giving no specific details. Ms. Merkel’s six-hour visit to …Merkel Warns Britain Not to Expect Too MuchNew York TimesAngela Merkel meets the QueenTelegraph.co.ukWhy […]

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The dispensable kingdom – The Economist (blog)

The Economist (blog)The German chancellor’s one-day visit to London follows days of optimistic briefing from Downing Street that she would help David Cameron in his attempt to placate backbenchers by repatriating powers from Brussels. Predictably, Ms Merkel’s comments did …Merkel beats wary path to London amid uncertain EU tiesBBC NewsAngela Merkel in London to address […]

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Cameron uses London trip to woo Merkel on EU reform – Reuters UK

Reuters UK‘MOST IMPORTANT PARTNER’. British Foreign Secretary William Hague earlier this week described Germany as London’s “most important partner” when it came to seeking EU reform and the lavish reception Merkel will receive reflects that. She will address …Merkel beats wary path to London amid uncertain EU tiesBBC NewsAngela Merkel in London to address Parliament […]

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‚ÄčNo spying on friends: NSA bugs Merkel aides instead of chancellor – RT

RTIn the wake of President Obama’s promise to stop spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the US intelligence has switched its attention to her top government officials, a German newspaper reported. Washington’s relations with Germany were strained …US intelligence snooping on hundreds of key German figures, says reportBusiness StandardA turning point in German-Israeli relations 24.02.2014Deutsche […]

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NSA accused of further spying on Germans – Irish Examiner

Irish ExaminerThe NSA has stepped up its surveillance of senior German government officials since being ordered by Barack Obama to halt its spying on chancellor Angela Merkel, Bild am Sonntag reported yesterday. Frank-Walter Steinmeier: Doubts over ‘no-spy’ deal.David Cameron hoping for Merkel support over EU negotiationsTelegraph.co.ukUkraine uprising: Russia’s Vladimir Putin promises to work with Merkel […]

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Germans displeased by Victoria Nuland gaffe – Washington Post

Washington PostBERLIN — Germans were already smarting from revelations that U.S. intelligence listened in on the phone conversations of Chancellor Angela Merkel. Then came Nulandgate. On Thursday, a video was posted on YouTube in which Victoria Nuland, the top …Victoria Nuland gaffe: Angela Merkel condemns EU insultBBC NewsUS Diplomat’s Remark on European Union ‘Unacceptable,’ Merkel […]

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Merkel Hits Out at Blanket Espionage By US, UK – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBERLIN—German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday hit out against blanket espionage by the U.S. and U.K. in her first major speech to parliament this year, although she appealed for goodwill rather than retaliation to repair the damage between the …Merkel criticises Britain and the US, saying countries who spy on their allies …Daily […]

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UPDATE 1-Germany’s Merkel fractures pelvis skiing, cancels visits – Reuters

Reuters… Print. * Chancellor fell at low speed while cross-country skiing. * Merkel cancels visits, but to lead Weds cabinet meeting. * News comes week after Schumacher skiing accident. BERLIN, Jan 6 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel has fractured her …German leader suffers pelvic injury on ski holidayWashington PostMerkel Fractures Pelvis in Ski Accident; […]

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German leader Angela Merkel injured while skiing – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel fractured her pelvis while on a skiing vacation in Switzerland, her spokesman told reporters in Berlin Monday. Steffen Seibert said that Merkel “suffered bruising in connection with a partial fracture on her left posterior pelvic …Merkel in skiing accident, cancels visitsReutersGerman leader suffers pelvic injury on ski holidayHouston ChronicleGerman Chancellor […]

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Khodorkovsky vows to help Russian political prisoners – BBC News

BBC NewsFormer oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has said he will do all he can to ensure the release of other Russian political prisoners. At a press conference in Berlin, he thanked his supporters and German Chancellor Angela Merkel for helping to secure his …Khodorkovsky: Don’t boycott 2014 Sochi OlympicsHouston ChronicleKhodorkovsky Says He Won’t Return to […]

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Germany’s Merkel starts 3rd term with new allies – Businessweek

BusinessweekBERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel has won over Germans as a no-drama leader in turbulent economic times, firmly establishing her country as Europe’s financial taskmaster while preserving welfare comforts and Germany’s status as a reluctant power in the …UPDATE 1-Merkel formally elected to third term by parliament voteReutersAngela Merkel voted into 3rd term as German […]

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Former German Foreign Minister Returns in New Govt – ABC News

ABC NewsChancellor Angela Merkel’s new coalition partners are bringing back a former foreign minister and pledging to make Germany’s transition from nuclear to renewable energy a success as they enter government. The center-left Social Democrats also said …Germany’s Social Democrats Name Ministers in Merkel CoalitionWall Street JournalGermany’s Social Democrats clear way for Angela Merkel’s third […]