Tag: Angela Merkel
Macedonia 19:25

Zaev-Merkel telephone conversation: It’s time for the EU Council to adopt positive decision

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, in a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, sought support regarding the decision to start the negotiations with Macedonia which is to be adopted by the EU Council in June, given that the country has the status of a candidate country for EU membership...

World 22:02

Merkel: World order is falling apart, we must save Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that the world order is falling apart, but that it does not mean that it should be destroyed. As Hina reported, Merkel has criticized the nationalist policies of US President Donald Trump. We must fight for Europe, we must fight for multilateralism, against...

World 20:48

Angela Merkel leaves Facebook

German Chancellor Angela Merkel posted a video on Facebook Friday announcing that she will delete her page on the social media platform, Politico reported. Merkel declared in October that she would relinquish leadership of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) but stay on as chancellor until the end of...

Balkans 12:06

German Chancellor Angela Merkel sparks violent clash in Athens

Protesters have clashed with police in Athens during a demonstration against German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s two-day visit to Greece. The riots were sparked by the German Chancellor’s arrival in Athens on Thursday for talks with Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. #Breaking: Police disperses...

Balkans 11:34

Security tight in Athens ahead of Merkel visit

A total of 2,000 police officers are to be deployed across Athens for a two-day visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel starting on Thursday afternoon, daily Kathimerini reports. Security is expected to be tight in the city centre with an intensified police presence around buildings such as the German...

Balkans 10:05

Angela Merkel in Athens, Prespa deal one of the topics on the agenda

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s two-day visit to Athens is taking place in a completely different political environment than the last one in April 2014. Then, Alexis Tsipras had described the visit as a stunt aimed at “showing support for her representative Mr [Antonis] Samaras,” Kathimerini...

World 14:44

German politicians’ data published online, Merkel unaffected

Personal data and documents from hundreds of German politicians and public figures have been published online, the government said on Friday, adding that no sensitive material from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office was released, Reuters reports. An Interior Ministry spokesman declined to confirm that...

World 13:26

Angela Merkel’s CDU receives the most large donations in 2018

The parties in Germany’s parliament received some €2.1 million in large donations in 2018. But one was favored more than any other, particularly by industry, DW reported. Germany’s co-governing Christian Democrats (CDU) profited the most of any political parties from large donations in...