GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed yesterday to save the widely opposed TTIP trade deal.
She told top bosses she would seek a broad agreement on trade at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg on July 7-8, amid business concern that US President Donald Trump will quash the deal.
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel’s election campaign speech over the weekend confirmed that fractures have widened in the Western alliance of leading imperialist powers.
Over the past few days, the G7 and Nato summits have exposed significant differences of emphasis and perhaps...
Tuesday 30th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Britain against “illusions” of a special postBrexit relationship with the EU yesterday.
Speaking to the Bundestag ahead of a weekend Brexit summit of member states in Brussels, she said: “I have the feeling that some in Britain...
Friday 28th Apr 2017
GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday to ensure seperation of powers ahead of a referendum on contitutional change.
Ms Merkel told reporters after a meeting between the two leaders in Ankara that Mr Erdogan’s push for an executive...
Friday 3rd Feb 2017
Further shake-up expected as coup crackdown continues
Friday 29th Jul 2016
Seibert says bringing back executions would spell end of membership talks
Tuesday 19th Jul 2016
FRANCE and Germany’s foreign ministers demanded closer integration and more control from Brussels yesterday in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave.
France’s Jean-Marc Ayrault said that the British decision “could help Europeans become aware that Europe needs to...
Tuesday 28th Jun 2016
European Parliament president tells Cameron to get on with it
Monday 27th Jun 2016
Junker leads crisis talks as Merkel says EU must stay close to Britain
Saturday 25th Jun 2016
posted by James Tweedie in World
PREMIER Li Keqiang told German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Beijing yesterday that China recognises European concerns about overcapacity in its steel sector.
However, he said that this was simply a symptom of the drop in global demand.
Mr Li was anxious to counter criticisms...
Tuesday 14th Jun 2016