Tag: Germany government

Germany’s Merkel says pipeline deal with US good for Ukraine

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BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that a compromise deal that will allow the completion of a Russian gas pipeline to Europe...

Merkel says German COVID rise worrying, urges vaccination

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BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that new coronavirus infections in Germany are once again rising at a worrying pace. She appealed to...

Merkel: No way back on German plan to end nuclear power use

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BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday defended her decision to end Germany's use of nuclear power next year, but acknowledged that it will...

German Cabinet meets to approve financial aid after flooding

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BERLIN — Germany's Cabinet is meeting Wednesday to decide on a package of immediate aid for victims of last week's floods and consider longer-term...

Floods fuel climate debate in Germany’s election campaign

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LUETZERATH, Germany — As Germany reels from the deadliest inland floods in living memory, one word has been on the lips of leading politicians:...

Berlin opens ambitious cultural forum in palace replica

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BERLIN — One of Germany's most ambitious cultural projects, which will feature collections of African, Asian and other non-European art in a partial replica...

Belgium holds day of mourning in wake of deadly flooding

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BRUSSELS — Belgium held a day of mourning Tuesday for the victims of last week’s devastating floods, while German Chancellor Angela Merkel made her...

Europe flooding toll over 180 as rescuers dig deeper

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BERLIN — The death toll from flooding in Western Europe climbed above 180 on Sunday after rescue workers dug deeper into debris left by...

German candidate sorry for laughing scene in flood visit

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BERLIN — The front-runner to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany's September election has apologized for a scene in which he was seen laughing...

Merkel brings message of stability to US on farewell visit

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House for what is likely to be her last official visit...