Latest in Tag: Angela Merkel Highlight

Latest in Tag: Angela Merkel


Angela Merkel puts on hold arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Chancellor Angela Merkel has said Germany will stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia, at least for the time being. The decision comes in the wake of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi consulate.German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that Germany would put arms exports to the kingdom on hold for the …

Deutsche Welle

Angela Merkel defies Trump, defends free trade at EU-Asia meet

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rebuked the “America First” approach to free trade of US President Donald Trump. Meeting in Brussels, EU and Asia leaders have pledged to create “win-win” situations.German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended free trade at a summit of European and Asian leaders in Brussels on Friday, rejecting the protectionist rhetoric and policy …

Deutsche Welle

Germany’s Angela Merkel in Lebanon amid pressure to find refugee solution

The German chancellor has offered aid to Lebanon as it struggles to cope with nearly 1 million Syrian refugees. She is hoping to reduce migrant arrivals to Europe by supporting countries near Syria.German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday met with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri to discuss refugees and economic stability in the region. At …

Deutsche Welle

German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel on Italy: Solidarity in eurozone should not lead to debt union

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has congratulated Italy’s new prime minister, Giuseppe Conte. However, she later appeared to dismiss the Italian government’s calls to the European Central Bank for debt forgiveness.German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks with Italy’s new populist prime minister, Giuseppe Conte on Saturday and invited him to Berlin for further discussions on the …

Deutsche Welle

Date for receiving German finances worth $500 still unknown: Nasr

Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr told Daily News Egypt that the ministry and the German government did not set a date for Egypt to receive the financing of $500m. During the visit of German chancellor Angela Merkel on 2 March, Germany offered Egypt $500m to support its economic programme and its small …

Hisham Salah

The chances and opportunities of the chancellor’s visit to Egypt

The chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, is paying a two-day visit to Egypt on Thursday, to discuss several political and economic issues between Egypt and the most powerful industrial country in the European Union. Throughout the visit, it is scheduled for Merkal to meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Ahmed …

Hisham Salah

Actor Richard Gere talks with Angela Merkel about Tibet

Just before the premiere of his new movie at the Berlinale, actor Richard Gere met with Angela Merkel in the Chancellery. They discussed the situation in Tibet – and perhaps mentioned a certain US president, too.In Berlin for the premiere of his latest movie, a thriller called “The Dinner,” US actor Richard Gere met Chancellor …

Deutsche Welle

Angela Merkel: crazy woman receives assistance from competitors

It is clear for those visiting Germany, reading about it, or working in or with it over recent years, that the refugee issue is no longer an internal matter only related to experts or whoever is interested. The issue seems to be an obsession, illness, or symptom of an incurable illness that will sweep all …

Hala Kindelberger

Who pays for Germany’s nuclear phase-out?

Germany’s decision a few years ago to phase out nuclear power was an abrupt move. But it still remains unclear who foots the bill for shutting down the nation’s nuclear plants, as utilities seek damages from the state.

Deutsche Welle