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Rightward tilt in Germany

Her own authority is somewhat diminished with her alliance losing around eight per cent of its voteshare.

26 Sep 2017 1:45 AM

Fourth win in a row: Angela Merkel makes history in German poll

Merkel however faces tricky prospect of forming a coalition with two new partners after voters weakened her conservatives and a nationalist.

25 Sep 2017 9:32 AM

Angela Merkel receives threat letters with razor blades

The text contained spelling errors, raising doubt whether it was sent by Islamists or far-right activists trying to stoke fear.

23 Sep 2017 4:05 AM

Angela Merkel kicks off bizarre campaign for Sept poll

The CDU has plumped for a soft-focus campaign centred on patriotism and Merkel herself.

13 Aug 2017 6:18 AM

Merkel embarks on Germany's 'strangest' campaign

Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) lead their closest rivals, the Social Democrats (SPD), by a 12-to-17-point margin.

12 Aug 2017 9:39 AM


Invest in the aircraft of tomorrow

Mr Modi has developed a rapport with Mr Macron and Ms Merkel; it would make economic and strategic sense for India to partner Europe.

29 Jul 2017 1:00 AM

A look at why a Saudi woman's miniskirt sparked an outcry

The woman was eventually released without charge, but the incident and the online debate it ignited point to the tension in Saudi Arabia.

20 Jul 2017 12:53 PM

Let’s take lead to tackle crisis over global health

The arrival of global health on the G-20 agenda must be seen in this context.

13 Jul 2017 5:45 AM

Emergence of 3 Ms as the new mascots of the G-20

Mr Modi emerged as the most robust and fervent advocate to fight against international terrorism.

12 Jul 2017 2:14 AM

Ivanka sits in for US President, shares table with world leaders at G20 Summit

The incident fuelled long-standing allegations of nepotism against the US leader, who has put family members in top White House positions.

08 Jul 2017 7:43 PM


Donald Trump, Angela Merkel to meet ahead of G20 talks

Prez Trump also underscored his appreciation for Italy's efforts to address the significant Libyan migration crisis, the statement said.

04 Jul 2017 12:57 PM

A step towards sexual equality

As a democratic society, India also has to look back to see what little progress has been made with regard to gay rights.

02 Jul 2017 12:55 AM

German lawmakers vote for same-sex marriage; Merkel opposes

Merkel voted against a law to legalise same-sex marriage which passed parliament, saying she believed it was preserve of a man and a woman.

30 Jun 2017 1:34 PM

Do not get too up, close and personal

Decoding the apt body language as a representative of your country is essential. Etiquette experts weigh in...

30 Jun 2017 12:07 AM

German parliament to vote on bill to legalise same-sex marriage

The bill was hastily put on the parliamentary agenda on the last day before the summer break by the centre-left Social Democrats.

28 Jun 2017 3:49 PM


Theresa May talks Brexit, Angela Merkel says EU

German Chancellor says bloc’s future priority as British PM meets European leaders.

23 Jun 2017 2:21 AM

Merkel reaches out to France's Macron on eurozone budget

The bilateral panel will report to a joint ministerial meeting of the eurozone's two biggest players in July. 

20 Jun 2017 6:39 PM

Macron: young, daring, optimistic prez leads as man with Midas touch

The Macronmania in France is similar to the Obamamania that swept the US after Barack Obama was elected president in 2008.

11 Jun 2017 2:06 PM

Britain's May reaches power deal in battle to cling on

May also confirmed to Merkel in a phone call that Britain was ready to begin Brexit negotiations 'as planned in the next couple of weeks'.

11 Jun 2017 11:42 AM

Trump’s exit from climate pact opens up opportunities

The American administration’s decision is a major blow to the global consensus that took more than two decades to reach.

06 Jun 2017 12:43 AM