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Germany’s Merkel turns down U.N. job offer

BERLIN (Reuters) - Former German chancellor Angela Merkel has turned down the offer of a job at the United Nations, her office said on Wednesday, a month after she stepped…

Merkel, EU back WHO launching negotiations on pandemic pact as Omicron spreads

GENEVA (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday the World Health Organisation required reliable financing with higher donations from member states, and she backed it launching negotiations for…

Germany’s Merkel, Ukraine’s Zelenskiy discusses situation on Ukraine’s, EU’s borders

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the security situation on Ukraine's border with Russia with President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, assuring him of her support for Ukraine's independence and territorial…

Merkel calls Belarus opposition leader to support free elections there

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel talked on the phone with Belarusian opposition leader in exile Svetlana Tikhanouskaya about the political crisis in Belarus and the "difficult situation" at…

Germany’s Merkel urges tougher measures to battle 4th wave of COVID

BERLIN (Reuters) -Germany's acting Chancellor Angela Merkel told leaders of her conservative party that measures being taken to stop the spread of the coronavirus in Europe's biggest economy were insufficient…

EU says ‘no question of any negotiation with Lukashenko regime’

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's executive said on Thursday there could be no negotiation with Belarus over the plight of migrants at its border with Poland and Baltic states,…

Exclusive-Germany may have been naive on China at first, Merkel says

By Andreas Rinke BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany may at first have been naive in some areas of cooperation with China, but should not sever all connections in reaction to growing…

Lukashenko says he will hold second call with Merkel amid migrant crisis -Belta

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko said on Tuesday he would have a second phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel amid a push to end a migrant crisis…

In rare phone call, Merkel and Lukashenko discuss help for refugees

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Belarus' leader Alexander Lukashenko held a phone call on Monday to discuss humanitarian aid for refugees and migrants stranded at the EU-Belarus…

New Zealand PM Ardern hails Merkel as ‘true leader’, ‘very good person’

By Shashwat Awasthi (Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Friday paid tribute to outgoing German chancellor Angela Merkel, commending her 16-year leadership of Europe's largest economy and…

Macron in final toast to Merkel: ‘you kept Europe united’

By Geert De Clercq PARIS (Reuters) -French President Emmanuel Macron gave Germany's outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel an affectionate and stylish send-off on Wednesday, praising her for keeping Europe united through…

PM Modi Meets Dr. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany on the sidelines of the G20 Leaders Summit

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Dr Angela Merkel on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Rome, Italy on 31 October…