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Bolsonaro: Merkel should use money to reforest Germany

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says Germany should focus on its own environmental challenges as the far-right leader fires back at criticism of his policies...

Bolsonaro: Merkel should use money to reforest Germany

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Jair Bolsonaro to Merkel: Reforest Germany, not Amazon Brazil's president says Angela Merkel should focus on reforesting Germany rather than threatening to withhold funds for Amazon projects, media report. Jair Bolsonaro has opened the rain forest to corp...
14:12, 08/15/2019

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destru...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in the midst of a heat wave that has seen temperatures s...
15:00, 06/27/2019

Germany’s Merkel urges crackdown on far-right extremists Chancellor Angela Merkel said the German government is “very, very serious” about fighting far-right extremism after a man with anti-migrant views allegedly killed a regional official from her party...
16:12, 06/22/2019

Germany’s Merkel fends off worries about her health German Chancellor Angela Merkel is fending off worries about her health, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life after politics....
13:48, 07/19/2019

Germany's Merkel to meet Boris Johnson 'very, very soon' A no-deal Brexit would be in "nobody's interest," according to Angela Merkel's spokesman. But the German government is still preparing for that very possibility, and believes it "highly likely," leake...
20:00, 08/16/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel at 65: The chancellor who defined an era Angela Merkel was born on July 17, 1954. She became German chancellor in 2005, fundamentally changing the country. Often praised for her calm demeanor, her time in power has nonetheless been turbulent...
09:12, 07/17/2019

Germany’s Merkel squelches speculation about future EU job BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has squelched a new bout of speculation that she might seek a top European job after standing down as Germany’s leader. Merkel last year gave up the leader...
16:12, 05/16/2019

Germany’s Merkel shaking again at event in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has appeared unsteady and shaking for the second time in 10 days at a ceremony in Berlin. The brief incident happened as Merkel stood alongside President ...
10:48, 06/27/2019

Germany's Merkel congratulates Britain's Johnson German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Boris Johnson on his election as Conservative Party leader on Tuesday and said she looked forward to good cooperation with the new British prime minister....
17:48, 07/23/2019

Germany's SPD looks left for alternatives to Merkel coalition Leading members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) spoke out for a three-way left wing alliance as an alternative to their fragile 'grand coalition' with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives at t...
14:00, 06/09/2019

Germany plans CO2 pricing to help with climate goals: Merkel Germany will introduce some sort of carbon emissions pricing to achieve its climate goals, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that she favors issuance of CO2 certificates to reduce such ...
23:48, 08/13/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt says Germany's Merkel willing to look at new Brexit proposals Jeremy Hunt, one of the contenders to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at proposals for a revised Brexit deal....
22:00, 07/01/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel seen shaking for third time within weeks The German chancellor was seen slightly shaking while greeting Finland's prime minister in Berlin. It's the third time in recent weeks that this has been noticed during public appearances....
15:24, 07/10/2019

The Latest: Germany's Merkel blames dehydration for shaking The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a welcoming ceremony in Berlin (all times local): 2:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says with a few glasses of water she's doing better, after ...
16:36, 06/18/2019

Merkel vows to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050 Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Tuesday to draw up a roadmap to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050, urging a climate cabinet she chairs to find the best way to reach that goal....
16:48, 05/14/2019

Germany's Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, her whole body visibly shaking as she received the new Ukrainian president at the chanceller...
14:36, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Germany’s Merkel blames dehydration for shaking German Chancellor Angela Merkel says with a few glasses of water she’s doing better, after starting to visibly shake when standing next to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in the hot sun...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Germany's SPD slides in Bremen; jolt for Merkel coalition Germany's Social Democrats bled support in Bremen on Sunday, failing to win most votes in the state for the first time since 1946 in a blow that could hasten the end of its national coalition with Cha...
20:24, 05/26/2019

Germany’s Merkel appears unsteady, shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unwell as she met with Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Berlin, visibly shaking as she received the new Ukrainian president at the chancellery...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Germany's Merkel and British PM Johnson to meet soon: spokesman A meeting between Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planned soon, a spokesman for the German government said on Friday, adding that details would be announced later....
12:24, 08/16/2019

Germany's Merkel defends talk of 'European champions' German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government's advocacy of creating "European champions" in business in the face of sharp criticism from the country's main industry lobby group....
11:24, 06/04/2019

U.S. President Trump meets Germany's Merkel in Britain U.S. President Donald Trump met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the English city of Portsmouth on Wednesday after marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
16:48, 06/05/2019

Angela Merkel inspects NATO troops in Germany The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the importance of showing the alliance was ready to de...
18:24, 05/20/2019

Merkel says international corporate tax situation unfavorable for Germany The international corporate taxation landscape has changed to Germany's disadvantage recently, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that her ruling coalition would try to address this....
11:36, 06/04/2019

Germany’s Merkel defends talk of ‘European champions’ BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government’s advocacy of creating “European champions” in business in the face of sharp criticism from the country̵...
12:24, 06/04/2019

Germany's Greens overtake Merkel's conservatives in poll first Germany's Green Party has, for the first time, outperformed Angela Merkel's ruling Christian Democrats in a poll. While the Greens made major gains, larger parties took a drubbing in last weekend's Eu...
20:00, 06/01/2019

Germany's Merkel seen shaking for second time this month, but heads to G20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday, her second such bout within two weeks, but her spokesman said she was fine and she headed off...
16:36, 06/27/2019

Stand up to far-right, Germany's Angela Merkel tells Europe The resignation of Austria's vice chancellor led German politicians to warn against alliances with populists. Chancellor Merkel spoke out against right-wing populism as many are now demanding new Aust...
20:36, 05/18/2019

Germany's Merkel says to decide on CO2-cutting laggards by September Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her cabinet would decide by September how to handle areas where carbon-cutting efforts are lagging and threatening compliance with Germany's climate targets fo...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Germany's Merkel welcomes European unity over Iran German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe needs to "reposition" itself in a changing world and is welcoming EU powers' unity over Iran, a contrast with their deep divisions over the Iraq war 16 year...
22:12, 05/15/2019

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration had damaged businesses....
13:36, 06/04/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel spotted shaking for second time in 10 days The German chancellor was seen shaking in public hours before she was set to depart for Japan to join world leaders at the Group of 20 summit. Her office insisted she is fine....
20:12, 06/27/2019

Germany: Merkel thanks Hungary for its role in fall of Berlin Wall Ahead of her trip to Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the eastern European nation for opening its border to East Germans three decades ago. The move was a precursor to the fall of the ...
20:48, 08/17/2019

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party who was reportedly found with a gunshot wound to the head. Police in the ce...
15:48, 06/03/2019

Germany's Merkel calls for restarting EU migrant rescue mission Several months after the EU's migrant rescue mission in the Mediterranean was suspended, Angela Merkel has called for the operation to be resumed once more. The operation was halted following pushback...
12:24, 08/16/2019

Germany's Merkel should serve full term, says heir apparent The leader of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats (CDU) and heir presumptive to Angela Merkel said she had no ambition to succeed her as chancellor until 2021 ahead of a major test of popularity at t...
01:12, 05/12/2019

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
15:48, 06/20/2019

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retalia...
00:48, 06/23/2019

Germany's Merkel says trade, Iran on agenda in Trump summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday would cover a wide range of topics including trade, investments, West Africa, counter-terrorism and I...
07:24, 06/28/2019

Germany's Merkel set to visit Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to West Africa this week, visiting Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to express Germany's commitment to stability and developmental cooperation in the region and ...
15:12, 04/29/2019

Angela Merkel's shaking changes how Germany's leaders discuss their health When Angela Merkel shakes, the whole of Germany worries. But on Thursday, comfortably seated, the chancellor got through a state reception untroubled. Politicians revealing health issues is no longer ...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Germany: leader of Merkel's party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens, who surged in last month's European Parliame...
12:48, 06/09/2019

Angela Merkel welcomed refugees to Germany. They’re starting to help the economy. In a tight labor market, asylum seekers are needed to fill jobs. And after spending billions of euros to accommodate the newcomers, Germany is beginning to reap some gains. ...
14:36, 05/05/2019

Germany: leader of Merkel’s party warns as Greens surge The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party is warning that Germans risk ending up with a left-wing government if they vote for the Greens...
12:12, 06/09/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel Seen Shaking for Second Time in a Week at Berlin Event BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was seen shaking for the second time in just over a week at a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday. Merkel, 64, folded her arms across he...
16:12, 06/27/2019

Germany’s Merkel edges closer to Macron on 2050 climate plan BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would like to join other European countries in aiming to eliminate virtually all greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, but the goal needs to be achie...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Germany's Merkel congratulates Johnson, stresses common European heritage German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Boris Johnson on assuming office as Britain's next prime minister on Wednesday, expressing the wish for good cooperation and yet deeper ties between the t...
17:48, 07/24/2019

Germany's Greens hit poll high, ahead of Merkel's bloc: survey The opposition Greens have hit a record high in a new opinion poll, pulling ahead of Angela Merkel's conservatives. The center-left SPD have dropped even further, slipping behind the far-right Alterna...
03:48, 06/07/2019

How Germany Finds a Leader If Angela Merkel Steps Down Early: QuickTake German Chancellor Angela Merkel has always said she wanted to serve out her fourth term, even as she ruled out a re-election bid and stepped down last year as leader of her Christian Democratic Union....
14:48, 07/11/2019

Germany's Merkel: ‘Strong evidence’ Iran to blame for tanker attacks Germany has seen “strong evidence” of Iran’s responsibility for attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday....
06:48, 06/19/2019

Germany's Merkel sees difficult talks to choose EU Commission head Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that negotiations among European Union leaders to choose a new president of the EU Commission will be complicated....
18:48, 06/30/2019

Germany's Greens shoot into first place in poll, overtaking Merkel's conservatives The Greens have overtaken Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to become the most popular party in Germany, an opinion poll released on Saturday showed, while her Socialist SPD coalition partners ...
01:36, 06/02/2019

Angela Merkel Active, Healthy After Fresh Trembling Spell: Germany The German government insisted Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkel was in robust health, after a second episode of uncontrolled shaking sparked concerns about the wellbeing of the EU's......
14:24, 06/28/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel blames dehydration for scary moment in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a few shaky moments Tuesday while standing with the new Ukrainian leader in the hot Berlin sun – and later blamed dehydration for her tremors. Merkel’s entire body ...
16:24, 06/18/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel renews health concerns with second shaking incident German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking for a second time in just over a week — renewing concerns about her health. Merkel appeared to clasp her arms to keep still for about two minutes on Th...
18:36, 06/27/2019

Germany's SPD chief vows to stay in Merkel coalition after Bremen rout Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) suffered a humbling blow on Sunday, failing to win the most votes in the state of Bremen for the first time in 73 years, but their leader vowed to stay in government w...
21:48, 05/26/2019

Germany's Merkel, planning to serve full term, backs under-fire protegee Germany's Angela Merkel threw her weight behind her embattled new defense minister and heir-apparent on Friday, while insisting she herself was fit to carry on serving as chancellor through to the end...
17:24, 07/19/2019

Germany: Merkel commemorates Hitler assassination plot 75 years after 'Operation Valkyrie' On July 20, 1944, Claus von Stauffenberg tried to kill Adolf Hitler by placing a suitcase bomb next to him during a meeting of senior Nazi officials. Merkel said he and his co-conspirators were "true ...
14:12, 07/20/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' on Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
22:36, 06/22/2019

China's Xi, Germany's Merkel agree Iran issue should be resolved peacefully: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed the Iran nuclear issue should be resolved peacefully and that further escalation of tension should be avoided, China's official ...
15:12, 06/28/2019

Germany's Green leader sorry for linking Angela Merkel's shaking to climate crisis German Green party leader Annalena Baerbock has tweeted her apologies after suggesting that the chancellor's trembling may have been caused by climate disruption. Germany is currently in the middle of...
17:48, 06/29/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' in Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
16:36, 06/22/2019

Germany’s Angela Merkel spotted shaking for second time in 10 days. Her office insists she is fine. “The chancellor is doing well; all of her appointments will be kept as planned,” a federal government spokeswoman told The Washington Post on Thursday afternoon....
20:12, 06/27/2019

Angela Merkel admits anti-semitism is a problem in Germany, country needs to face 'specters of the past' Angela Merkel has admitted that anti-Semitism is a problem in Germany — just as the country's government was forced to backtrack over comments it made about Jewish people wearing their religious skull...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, resigns after election fiasco BERLIN (AP) — Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, resigns after election fiasco....
12:12, 06/02/2019

Germany withholds aid money from Uganda In 2018, the United Nations found that millions of dollars of aid money had been stolen in Uganda. Now Germany has partially stopped its funding in a bid to force Uganda to speed up investigations....
18:12, 05/24/2019

Opinion: More money won't alone fix Germany's military woes Germany's new defense minister, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has told the Bundestag she wants a bigger defense budget. But simply throwing more money at the problem is not the solution, says DW's Nina ...
19:36, 07/24/2019

Money, Money, Money: Behind The Scenes At A Euro Note Printing Press The new notes with enhanced security features will offer better protection against forgeries, officials told Reuters, which was given rare access to see the Bank of Italy's Banknote Printing......
08:36, 05/28/2019

At Kolkata Rally, Mamata Banerjee Pits Black Money Against Cut Money Mamata Banerjee today launched her fightback for Bengal with a mega rally in Kolkata -- her first since Trinamool's 12-seat setback for in the Lok Sabha elections and BJP's 16-seat inroad....
18:24, 07/21/2019

Your Money: Trash, the Library and a Worn, Brown Table: The 2019 College Essays on Money Each year, we ask high school seniors to submit college application essays they’ve written about work, money, social class and related topics. Here are five that moved us....
16:36, 05/09/2019

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14:24, 06/18/2019

Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move and two Germans who followed in his footsteps decades...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better le...
09:36, 05/09/2019

Steve Bullock Hates Dark Money. But a Dark Money Lobbyist Is Helping His Presidential Campaign Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is staking his name and presidential campaign on battling “dark money” — a commonly used term for secretive political cash meant to influence elections. He...
17:12, 07/08/2019

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will burger-flipping skills be enough to override nepotism...
21:48, 07/18/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro changes view, says could run for re-election Less than six months since he took office, right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro says he could run for a second term even though he promised during the election campaign to do away with re-election for ...
17:36, 06/21/2019

'No need' for German Amazon aid: Brazil's Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the importance of German funding for forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil. "They can use this money as they see fit. Brazil doesn't need it," he said....
00:24, 08/13/2019

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to U.S. Eduardo Bolsonaro's appointment to the most prestigious posting in the country’s foreign service sparked a collective groan from several career diplomats, who consider it another show of nepotism by t...
23:00, 07/12/2019

AP Explains: Brazil's environmental changes under Bolsonaro The administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a United Nations climate change workshop to be held in the city of Salvador in August, reaffirming its lack of interest in partici...
08:36, 05/15/2019

AP Explains: Brazil’s environmental changes under Bolsonaro AP Explains: A look at what was behind Brazil cancelling a UN workshop on climate change that was to have been held in August, reaffirming its opposition to participating in global efforts to fight gl...
08:24, 05/15/2019

Bolsonaro targets commission on political disappearances Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s government is replacing more than half the members of a commission investigating disappearances and murders during the dictatorship...
23:24, 08/01/2019

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned re...
23:12, 06/14/2019

Brazil prosecutors seek to bar Bolsonaro's son as envoy to U.S. Brazilian federal prosecutors filed a court injunction on Monday seeking to bar the appointment of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's son Eduardo as ambassador to the United States due to his lack ...
08:24, 08/13/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new Pre...
04:12, 07/04/2019

Brazil loses credibility under Jair Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has found himself to be persona non grata in New York. And Brazil may encounter similar hostility elsewhere in the world as well while he remains leader....
17:24, 05/19/2019

Diplomats 'perplexed' Bolsonaro wants to appoint his son ambassador to US Far-right president told reporters he was considering Eduardo Bolsonaro for the position despite lack of diplomatic experienceBrazilian diplomats have reacted with scorn and dismay to reports that Jai...
23:36, 07/12/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro tries new tactic to loosen gun laws Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has issued several new decrees to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws, moving to rescue a signature campaign promise after the Senate rejected his earlier effort...
01:48, 06/27/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wins key vote in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son U.S. ambassador post Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family's influential role in the country's diplomacy and ...
02:00, 07/12/2019

‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right The American journalist Glenn Greenwald and his husband, Brazilian Congressman David Miranda, have rattled Bolsonaro’s Brazil — earning praise and scorn....
17:00, 07/20/2019

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, took power in Jan...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Deforestation in Brazil has rocketed since Bolsonaro became president More than 3700 square kilometres of Brazilian rainforest has been cleared since Jair Bolsonaro became president, but he has dismissed the data as "lies"...
19:24, 07/22/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says political class is an impediment Brazilian right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro blamed interest groups for impeding him from governing on Monday and said the country's big problem was its political class....
20:36, 05/20/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says nominating son as ambassador to U.S. is not nepotism Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday that the nomination of his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States was not an act of nepotism and that he would not make the appointment if i...
20:12, 07/12/2019

Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil Thousands have gathered in cities across Brazil to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval rat...
22:00, 05/26/2019

Scientist who called out Bolsonaro on Amazon deforestation is fired Brazil has fired the head of a government agency that found a steep rise in deforestation in the Amazon, following a public spat with far-right President Jair Bolsonaro....
08:24, 08/04/2019

AP Analysis: Pro-Bolsonaro demos in Brazil show gov't risks Not even five months into his four-year term, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is struggling so much to push forward with his agenda despite a big election victory that many of the far-right leader'...
06:24, 05/27/2019

Brazil: Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro supporters take to the streets Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities around the country to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The president has seen his popularity plummet since taking office...
05:24, 05/27/2019

Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences. The far-right president made the comment in a tweet Tuesday that refe...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Brazil's research chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest has been criticized by President Jair Bolsonaro, and may have led to the firing of its author....
08:12, 08/03/2019

Bolsonaro cancels New York trip amid backlash RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is canceling a trip to New York after several companies pulled out of an event where he was to be honored. Government spokesman Otavio Rego Bar...
04:24, 05/04/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro to appoint Moro to Supreme Court RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he will nominate anti-corruption crusader Sergio Moro to the Supreme Court whenever there is an opening. In an interview Sunday with Radio...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Bolsonaro supporters march to pressure Brazil's Congress Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro marched on Sunday in support of his agenda and against lawmakers whom they see standing in his way, adding to tensions between the far-right leader and...
04:36, 05/27/2019

Brazilian judge gives Bolsonaro 5 days to clarify gun decree A Brazilian supreme court judge said Friday President Jair Bolsonaro and his Justice Ministry had five days to respond to accusations by the opposition that a recently passed gun decree was unconstitu...
02:24, 05/11/2019

Jair Bolsonaro says criminals will 'die like cockroaches' under proposed new laws Brazil’s president calls for security forces and citizens who shoot alleged offenders to be shielded from prosecutionBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has said he hopes criminals will “die...
02:24, 08/06/2019

Judge rules attacker of Brazil’s Bolsonaro is mentally ill A Brazilian judge has ruled that the man charged with nearly killing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro during a campaign event last year should not be punished because he is mentally ill...
01:48, 05/28/2019

Bolsonaro's decree allows millions of Brazilians to carry guns Brazil president signs decree allowing a wide range of professionals, including lawyers, politicians and certain journalists, to carry their guns in the street and at work....
19:12, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition....
01:36, 05/08/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil’s strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammuniti...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree further easing gun rules Brazil's president has made it easier for people to get their hands on foreign guns and carry more ammunition. Supporters say it will help people defend themselves in a country plagued by endemic viol...
08:36, 05/08/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as ambassador to US Eduardo Bolsonaro, a congressman, has strong links to the Trump administration and American far rightThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the Un...
10:00, 07/12/2019

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro's first six months Congress blocks his plans, his policies are not implemented and his Cabinet is in disarray. Clearly Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cannot govern. And it seems he doesn't even care to try....
07:12, 07/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son the post of ambassador in Washington Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family's influential role in the country's diplomacy and ...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans to tap his son as envoy to U.S. even if it hurts his popularity Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if it damages his popularity....
02:00, 07/19/2019

Bolsonaro defends 200 days in power amid criticism Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is defending his administration’s first 200 days in power amid mounting criticism around issues ranging from the environment to nepotism...
06:00, 07/19/2019

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker is delusional and should be sent to a mental instit...
09:24, 05/28/2019

Bolsonaro meets with justice minister to discuss leaks Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro met with President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday after press reports accused him of improperly coordinating with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption ...
04:48, 06/12/2019

Officer traveling with Bolsonaro to G20 caught with 39 kilos of cocaine A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilograms (roughly 86 lbs) of cocaine....
01:48, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Trump tells Bolsonaro he’ll visit Brazil OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 4:00 p.m. President Donald Trump has promised Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that he will visit the...
09:12, 06/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says "99% chance" Rio will host Formula 1 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says that there is a "99% chance" that Rio de Janeiro will host the Brazilian Grand Prix of Formula 1 beginning in 2021.       ...
00:12, 06/25/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says no evidence indigenous leader murdered Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday said there was no evidence an indigenous chief, whose death was decried by the U.N. commissioner for human rights, was killed by wildcat miners said to hav...
00:12, 07/30/2019

Bolsonaro says Brazil deforestation data to be 'compiled' for accuracy Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said satellite data regarding deforestation of the Amazon rainforest collected by government space research agency INPE would be "compiled" to reach mor...
01:24, 08/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code When students at Ceilandia state school No. 7 in Brazil's capital came back from their break in February, they were met by two dozen uniformed police officers in a place they barely recognized anymore...
08:36, 05/02/2019

Protesters March in Brazil Against Bolsonaro's Education Cuts Students and teachers took to the streets across Brazil to protest spending freezes, marking the first nationwide demonstrations against President Jair Bolsonaro as he struggles to maintain his popula...
04:24, 05/16/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared to the same month a year ago, the second-consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new right...
17:12, 07/03/2019

'A bad trip': Jair Bolsonaro's first six months leave even the right dismayed Protests, scandals, corruption claims, allegations of mafia links … ‘It’s the worst start to a presidency’ in decades, says pollsterBrazil was just weeks from last year’s electoral earthquake when roc...
15:36, 07/03/2019

In Cannes, a gory Western stands against Bolsonaro’s Brazil Kleber Mendonca Filho’s Cannes entry, “Bacurau,” is a feverish and violent Western about a rural Brazilian community defending itself from a hard-to-comprehend invasion...
18:36, 05/16/2019

Judges absolves Bolsonaro attacker because of mental illness A judge in Brazil has absolved the man who stabbed then-presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in his torso last year, citing his mental illness and ordering him held indefinitely in a prison mental in...
05:00, 06/15/2019

Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction Brazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter, a key Central Bank activity index showed, dealing a setback to President Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to accelerate the country’s recovery....
04:12, 05/16/2019

'We're afraid': the queer Brazilian sex artists targeted by Bolsonaro After the far-right president tweeted a video of their transgressive street performance, the two artists fled São Paulo – but now they’re pushing back‘Queer people have been afraid since the president...
20:24, 06/24/2019

'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidencyThe Trumpian mantra on his “Make America Great Again” cap leaves little doubt Ricar...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro received the diplomatic credentials of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Brazil, formally recognizing her as the ambassador of the neighb...
01:48, 06/05/2019

Brazilians' view of Bolsonaro government dims further, survey shows More Brazilians disapprove of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's government than those who approve, a survey on Friday showed, the first time this has happened since the former Army captain was swor...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to extend environmental land registry indefinitely President Jair Bolsonaro will reissue a temporary decree removing a deadline for farmers to register their properties on an environmental registry set up by Brazil's 2012 forestry code, the head of th...
23:36, 06/06/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental prote...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires government minister Santos Cruz Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday replaced his minister in charge of political relations with Congress, the presidential spokesman said....
02:48, 06/14/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro snubs French foreign minister for haircut Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro canceled a meeting this week with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian - getting a haircut instead - amid deepening tensions over climate change poli...
19:00, 07/31/2019

Brazil: Bolsonaro fires key moderate who warned of dangers of 'extremism' Government secretary Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz forced outNews comes as scandal swirls around justice minister MoroBrazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has sacked one of the most prominent ...
03:48, 06/14/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the amount of ammunition a person can buy in a year....
18:12, 05/08/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro extols convicted torturer as a 'national hero' Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that an Army officer who was convicted of torture during the country's 1964-1985 military dictatorship was a "national hero."...
04:24, 08/09/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro’s supporters call for demos RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings. ...
09:48, 05/26/2019

'Exterminator of the future': Brazil's Bolsonaro denounced for environmental assault Activist and politician Marina Silva warns Brazil’s rainforest protections being destroyed but vows ‘we can’t let that happen’Jair Bolsonaro is transforming Brazil into an “exterminator of the future”...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Amazon monitor, fired in Bolsonaro’s Brazil, speaks out on deforestation The dismissal of Ricardo Galvão, head of the government agency charged with watching the rainforest, has Brazil’s scientists fearful for their research....
13:12, 08/07/2019

Brazilians demonstrate to pressure Congress to approve Bolsonaro's reforms Brazilians gathered in cities on Sunday to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and to protest against lawmakers whom they see as putting up roadblocks to the leader's legislative...
20:24, 05/26/2019

Bolsonaro pick for Funai agency horrifies indigenous leaders Marcelo Xavier da Silva is police officer linked to agribusinessFormer agency employee: ‘I am scared of him’ Indigenous leaders and specialists working with Brazil’s nearly one million tribal people h...
14:00, 07/21/2019

Brazil's space agency chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest was criticized by president Jair Bolsonaro and may have led to the firing of its author....
22:12, 08/02/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro's supporters call for demos After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings....
09:24, 05/26/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government may cut worker protections to boost job creation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday that the government may look at making it less expensive for employers to fire workers, as it seeks fresh ways to stimulate a weak economy....
23:00, 07/21/2019

Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalistsThe Amazon belongs to Brazil and European countries can mind their own busi...
22:36, 07/19/2019

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after preliminary numbers showed a dramatic rise in July....
20:12, 07/19/2019

Brazilians' view of Bolsonaro govt dims further, survey shows More Brazilians disapprove of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's government than those who approve, a survey on Friday showed, the first time this has happened since the former Army captain was swor...
14:48, 05/24/2019

Bolsonaro calls for tighter control of Brazil deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday called for tighter control of official deforestation data, resuming attacks on government space research agency INPE, whose satellite imaging shows a jump ...
21:36, 07/22/2019

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying Brazil's Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of people allowed to carry weapons in public....
03:24, 06/19/2019

Protesters march across Brazil, enraged by Bolsonaro education cuts Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to march against education spending freezes by the government of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, who labeled the march...
21:36, 05/15/2019

Brazil: four arrested over hacking of Bolsonaro justice minister's phone Sérgio Moro hit by scandal after the Intercept published leaked chats suggesting he had conspired to damage ex-president LulaBrazil’s federal police have arrested four people for allegedly hacking the...
00:00, 07/25/2019

Bolsonaro supporters take to Brazil’s streets as approval ratings drop Rallies were reported in more than 300 towns and cities, including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Juiz de ForaHardcore devotees of Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, have taken to the street...
23:00, 05/26/2019

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro abruptly cancels US visit after protests Climbdown by far right leader, who was due to receive prestigious award, called ‘a very big embarrassment’Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has abruptly cancelled a US trip to receive a pr...
08:24, 05/04/2019

'Macri is in trouble': Bolsonaro expresses fears over potential return of CFK Bolsonaro concerned by polls indicating Cristina Fernández de Kirchner could win October's election. "We do not want another Venezuela here in South America," says Brazilian leader, who will visit Arg...
22:12, 04/28/2019

Brazilian diplomats 'disgusted' as Bolsonaro pulverizes foreign policy Former ambassadors say far-right leader has cuddled up to rightwing nationalists, irked China, infuriated Middle Eastern partners, and jettisoned its position as climate crisis leaderIt has long been ...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Bolsonaro's Conservative Agenda Is Tested in Brazilian Supreme Court When Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, he promised to defend what he calls traditional-family values, loosen gun laws and push the nation to the right after years of mostly le...
23:36, 06/23/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro shocked by high number of penis amputations Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday expressed horror over the 1,000 penis amputations that occur each year in the country including those due to a lack of basic hygiene, a figure h...
21:36, 04/28/2019

Bolsonaro to Skip New York Gala Amid Swelling Controversy Chamber of Commerce award dinners tend to be low-key affairs. But the Brazilian-American chamber’s decision to honor Brazil’s new leader set off outrage....
07:24, 05/04/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro cancels New York trip as sponsors withdraw The far-right president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has pulled out of a trip to attend a gala in his honor in New York. The cancelation came after several companies withdrew their sponsorship for the e...
17:24, 05/04/2019

Brazil: Thousands of women rally against Bolsonaro's 'genocidal policies' Organizers said some 100,000 people, mostly women, had attended the demonstration in the capital, Brasilia. Protesters slammed populist President Jair Bolsonaro, whom they labeled "misogynist, racist ...
08:12, 08/15/2019

Bolsonaro backs Rio to host 2021 Brazilian Grand Prix Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro vowed on Monday to move the 2021 Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix to Rio de Janeiro after the contract for Sao Paulo's Interlagos racetrack expires next year....
03:24, 06/25/2019

Brazil's indigenous tribes protest Bolsonaro assimilation plan Thousands of people representing the more than 300 tribes native to Brazil marched to government offices in Brasilia on Friday to protest the policies of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that threa...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Bolsonaro: The trafficking of cocaine on G-20-bound Air Force plane 'unacceptable' Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said his team had nothing to do with the trafficking of cocaine by a Brazilian Air Force sergeant on a plane bound for the G-20 summit in Japan, calling the act "una...
14:12, 06/27/2019

Sepp Blatter, Who Tried To Use Money To Ruin Soccer, Thinks That Money Has The Potential To Ruin Soccer Sepp Blatter, the former president of FIFA who was ousted after the Justice Department caught his organization doing a corruption or two, hasn’t been one to shy away from an interview despite being qu...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Brazil space research chief to leave job after Bolsonaro deforestation spat The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is set to leave his job following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro over deforestation statistics, a spokesperson for the ...
21:00, 08/02/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun import, ammo limits Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree on Tuesday to ease restrictions on gun imports and increase the amount of ammunition a person can buy....
01:12, 05/08/2019

Brazil’s Amazon monitor, fired after dispute with Bolsonaro, speaks out on deforestation The termination of one of the nation’s most respected scientists has alarmed researchers, many of whom say they see his dismissal as an effort by the Bolsonaro administration to clamp down on research...
20:24, 08/07/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro warns of Argentine refugee crisis if Macri loses Right-wing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro warned on Monday that his country could see a wave of migrants fleeing Argentina if a presidential election there returns leftist politicians to power, af...
20:24, 08/12/2019

Brazil Congress ditches Bolsonaro decree weakening indigenous agency Brazil's Congress threw out part of a decree by President Jair Bolsonaro giving say over indigenous land claims to the Agriculture Ministry, further undermining the right-wing president's agenda to em...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last month in Paris, an allegation he denies....
01:12, 06/06/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro backs Venezuela uprising, says country 'enslaved by dictator' Brazil's right-wing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's push to oust the "Maduro dictatorship" with street demonstrations on Tuesday, and called on other nat...
20:12, 04/30/2019

'He wants to destroy us': Bolsonaro poses gravest threat in decades, Amazon tribes say Indigenous leaders who say Brazil’s new president is trying to force them from their lands are braced for a new era of ruinAs a blood-orange sunset drifted towards the forest canopy, Raimundo Kanamari...
09:00, 07/26/2019

Diehard Bolsonaro supporters prepare to march as criticism of his rule intensifies As his approval ratings plunge, critics say Brazilian president’s approach has been ‘shocking’Hardcore supporters of Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, have urged his followers to flood the streets i...
10:36, 05/24/2019

Bolsonaro Fires Head of Agency Tracking Amazon Deforestation in Brazil The president claimed a government monitoring agency had released deforestation data with the intent to harm Brazil’s image abroad, a decision that incited protests from environmental organizations....
03:48, 08/03/2019

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture....
21:36, 05/23/2019

Students protest across Brazil over Jair Bolsonaro's sweeping cuts to education From Amazon cities to small towns in the deep south, demonstrators turned out to condemn funding cutsTens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have taken to the streets of Brazil for their...
01:48, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Bolsonaro replaces head of BNDES development bank Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's government has named a 38-year-old banking executive as the head of development bank BNDES, replacing Joaquim Levy, who resigned on Sunday after Bolsonaro publicly...
05:36, 06/18/2019

U.S. group confirms Brazil's Bolsonaro slated to speak at Texas event Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro will speak at a foreign affairs event in Texas next week, organizers said on Wednesday, after he canceled a heavily criticized visit to New York City....
05:24, 05/09/2019

Amazon deforestation: Bolsonaro government accused of seeking to sow doubt over data Ministers look at setting up alternative monitoring scheme as existing system shows alarming rise in clearance ratesThe Amazon forest is being burned and chopped down at the most alarming rate in rece...
11:48, 08/01/2019

Brazil: Bolsonaro says his phones were hacked amid fallout over leaked chats President says judge and prosecutors in anti-corruption investigation were also targetedMobile phones used by Jair Bolsonaro were accessed by a group of hackers who also targeted a senior judge and pr...
06:24, 07/26/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate backs his move to cut ministries Brazil's Senate on Tuesday voted to approve right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's decree to revamp the executive branch, averting a potential crisis that had sown doubt about his ability to obtain the...
07:24, 05/29/2019

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show 88.4% monthly deforestation increase compared to a year agoBrazil pressured to protect Amazon under trade deal termsDeforestation in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest rose more than 88% in Jun...
23:00, 07/03/2019

Brazil President Bolsonaro mulls trip to Texas after NYC visit nixed Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro is considering traveling to the United States to be honored at an event in Texas next week, his spokesman said on Monday, just days after he canceled a hea...
05:48, 05/07/2019

New generation of political exiles leave Bolsonaro's Brazil 'to stay alive' Politicians, academics and writers have fled a climate of death threats and hostility reminiscent of the military dictatorshipAt times, the solitude and separation from family and friends have plunged...
13:36, 07/11/2019

Financial Times pulls out of gala honouring Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro Corporate boycott of New York event grows after campaign by LGBT rights activistsThe Financial Times has pulled its involvement in an event honouring Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, afte...
19:24, 05/02/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses 'imbecile' students as he faces biggest protests yet President calls students protesting against education cuts ‘useful idiots’ who are being steered by a minorityTens of thousands of students and teachers have protested across Brazil against sharp cuts...
05:24, 05/16/2019

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite system, as experts pointed to activity by illegal log...
00:24, 06/05/2019

Brazil education freeze spurs biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations yet against President Jair Bolsonaro, who called...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Bolsonaro has blessed ‘brutal' assault on Amazon, sacked scientist warns In interview with the Guardian, Ricardo Galvão says if the far-right leader doesn’t change tack the Amazon will be ruinedIllegal loggers are ramping up a “brutal, fast” assault on the Brazilian Amazon...
12:48, 08/09/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro faces backlash as sponsors ditch NY gala dinner Delta Air Lines, The Financial Times and Bain & Co have pulled out of an event in New York honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the firms said on Thursday, as the South American leader faces b...
23:12, 05/02/2019

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Revokes Order Easing Gun Controls Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday revoked an order that had loosened the country's gun controls, after it faced legal and political challenges....
03:36, 06/26/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro restricts drugs policy council, legalizes agritoxins It was a busy day for the president, who stripped the drug policy council of independent members and legalized dozens of agritoxins. Jair Bolsonaro wants tighter control of Brazil's deforestation data...
06:12, 07/23/2019

Brazilian Senate committee shuns Bolsonaro's decree easing guns law A Senate committee on Wednesday rejected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decree that significantly loosened laws banning the ability of citizens to carry guns....
00:48, 06/13/2019

Brazil education cuts spur biggest protests yet against Bolsonaro government Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Brazil on Wednesday to rally against education spending freezes in the biggest demonstrations to date against the government of President Jair...
22:48, 05/15/2019

Bolsonaro has blessed ‘brutal' assault on rainforest, sacked scientist warns In interview with the Guardian, Ricardo Galvão says if the far-right leader doesn’t change tack the Amazon will be ruinedIllegal loggers are ramping up a “brutal, fast” assault on the Brazilian Amazon...
10:48, 08/09/2019

Bolsonaro rejects 'Captain Chainsaw' label as data shows deforestation 'exploded' Data says 2,254 sq km cleared in July as president says Macron and Merkel ‘haven’t realized Brazil’s under new management’Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon “exploded” in July it has emerged as Jai...
17:36, 08/07/2019

Jair Bolsonaro aides 'froth hate' for indigenous people, says sacked official Former head of indigenous affairs agency says it is seen as ‘an obstacle to national development’Brazil’s far right president, Jair Bolsonaro, is being advised by aides who “froth hate for indigenous ...
02:36, 06/13/2019

Brazil states forge ahead in climate change fight despite Bolsonaro ambivalence State governments in Brazil have agreed to work toward fulfilling the country's Paris Agreement climate change commitments, despite far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's ambivalence over the pact....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Bolsonaro doubts tribal leader's 'murder', repeats call to mine the Amazon The international community is speaking out against the killing of an indigenous tribal leader in Brazil's Amazon, even as the country's president says there no evidence of foul play....
11:00, 07/31/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires 'militant' head of climate change action group Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired the head of a government-backed climate forum, after the group organized states to work around the right-wing federal government's ambiguous positions on clima...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Bolsonaro tight-lipped as minister faces calls to resign over Lula scandal Sérgio Moro had ‘totally inappropriate’ links with prosecutorsMoro jailed Bolsonaro’s top rival, Lula, before Brazil electionBrazil’s justice minister is facing growing calls to resign after a series ...
22:12, 06/11/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s polarizing right-wing president, abruptly canceled a planned trip to New York that drew fire from Mayor de Blasio and others. Bolsonaro was set to receive an award from the Br...
18:36, 05/04/2019

| March against Bolsonaro | Epstein death: WATCH the top world news videos for today Brazil tribal women protest Bolsonaro's 'genocidal policies' | Epstein death shifts focus to conspirators, will; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
12:36, 08/14/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro hands indigenous land decisions back to farm sector Right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro issued a new decree on Wednesday putting decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture, four weeks after Congress rebuffed him on ...
01:36, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil government to announce economic stimulus package this week -Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that his administration will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging growth, confirming earlier media reports....
00:36, 07/18/2019

Brazil: calls grow for Bolsonaro ally to quit after 'devastating' report on leaks In new disclosures, conservative magazine Veja says Sergio Moro, who led Operation Car Wash, guilty of serious ‘irregularities’Brazil’s justice minister Sérgio Moro is facing renewed pressure to resig...
19:48, 07/05/2019

Thousands March to Support Brazilian President Bolsonaro Amid Widespread Criticism of Him (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Thousands gathered in cities across Brazil on Sunday to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption sc...
00:12, 05/27/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new president — test the boundaries of the freedom of expre...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Brazilian airman on Bolsonaro's trip to G20 summit caught with 86 pounds of cocaine aboard plane A member of Brazil’s Air Force who was set to join President Jair Bolsonaro on his trip to Japan for this week’s G20 summit was arrested Tuesday after Spanish police found 86 pounds of cocaine in his ...
16:12, 06/27/2019

Bolsonaro minister who jailed Lula takes leave after leaks cast doubt on impartiality Sérgio Moro became a national hero for his role as a judge in the sweeping graft scandal Operation Car WashBrazil’s justice minister, Sérgio Moro, has been granted a leave of absence following a slew ...
04:36, 07/09/2019

Glyphosate use will eventually end, Merkel says Use of Bayer's contested weedkiller glyphosate, the subject of more than 10,000 lawsuits in the U.S. over claims it causes cancer, will eventually die out, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the cou...
16:12, 06/26/2019

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19:00, 07/25/2019

Bolsonaro backlash: Event honoring Brazilian president defies corporate support of LGBT rights Marriott and major Wall Street banks have been vocal defenders of LGBT rights, but sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's new controversial president Jair Bolsonaro calls into question their p...
23:12, 04/30/2019

We all need to compromise to get deal on new EU bosses: Merkel Everyone will have to make compromises if an agreement is to be reached on how to parcel out top jobs in the European Union, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said upon arriving for the third day of a B...
11:24, 07/02/2019

Angela Merkel ‘is well’ after being seen shaking: spokesperson "The memory of the incident last week led to the situation today - so (it was) a psychologically driven process," the official said. "There is nothing to worry about."...
03:12, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Merkel says D-Day led to liberation from Nazis German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called it a “gift of history” that she is able to participate in the ceremony on the southern coast of England commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day...
15:36, 06/05/2019

Chancellor Angela Merkel as art motif As she turns 65 on July 17, DW looks at how the German Chancellor has been depicted by artists. Across nearly 15 years in high office, Angela Merkel has graced everything from "Time" magazine to city ...
18:36, 07/16/2019

Angela Merkel: We need to fight for Europe Populism, Russian election-meddling, Chinese economic power: the list of challenges facing the EU is long, says the German chancellor. In a wide-ranging interview, she set out what Europe needs to do ...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office post-vacation....
01:48, 08/15/2019

Merkel seen shaking for third time in weeks German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met Finland's visiting prime minister on Wednesday — her third bout within the last month....
15:36, 07/10/2019

| Merkel says neo-Nazis must be tackled 'without taboos' German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany must resist neo-Nazis "without any taboos" following the killing of a local politician by a suspected right-wing extremist....
06:48, 06/23/2019

Merkel says Croatia's euro ambitions very realistic German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday Croatia was well on track to join the European common currency by 2024, citing the youngest EU member's economic development....
23:00, 05/18/2019

Merkel to fly with two German government Airbus A340s to G20 German government planes are famous for breaking down at inopportune moments. The airforce said they have a cunning plan to make sure there won't be another fiasco when Angela Merkel flies again this ...
08:24, 06/27/2019

Merkel calls for Europe to stand up against far-right parties German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for Europe to push back against far-right parties, saying populist movements wanted to destroy core European values such as fighting corruption and p...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Reforming EU won't block Balkan enlargement: Merkel French President Emmanuel Macron's view that the European Union cannot admit more members until its governance mechanisms have become more efficient need not delay the accession of Balkan countries to...
17:24, 07/05/2019

EU Compromise Exposes Merkel's Waning Influence Germany’s Angela Merkel ceded ground to France’s Emmanuel Macron in this week’s agreement to apportion the EU’s top jobs. The deal exposed the chancellor’s shrinking influence on the international sta...
22:24, 07/04/2019

Angela Merkel says she's OK after shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin.        ...
21:24, 06/18/2019

Angela Merkel's heir apparent: Can AKK still cut it as chancellor? Long considered German Chancellor Angela Merkel's anointed heir, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been building her international profile. But within party ranks, debate is simmering over whether "AKK" ...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek office as the president of the European Commission....
10:12, 06/12/2019

Merkel stands with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with...
13:12, 07/20/2019

Merkel's CDU plans tough consequences for far-right AfD cooperation The center-right has taken a tough stance against any members who might suggest a coalition with the nationalist AfD. The CDU called the AfD a party that "tolerates anti-Semitism and racism" and far-r...
21:36, 06/24/2019

Merkel's conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives slumped to a record low and fell further behind the resurgent opposition Greens in a survey published on Saturday, reflecting growing disillusionment w...
18:00, 06/08/2019

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling week of travel and meetings....
23:24, 07/02/2019

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right following his sacking. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela...
20:12, 07/21/2019

The Latest: Trump says Merkel is a “fantastic person” OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 11:00 a. m. President Donald Trump says German Chancellor Angela Merkel is a “fantastic person...
06:24, 06/28/2019

We'll keep working for orderly Brexit post-May, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she respected the decision of her British counterpart Theresa May to quit as Prime Minister and said Berlin would continue to work closely with London to secure an...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in just over a week German chancellor will travel to G20 despite visibly shaking at public event in BerlinAngela Merkel will travel to the G20 summit in Japan despite experiencing a second bout of shaking in just over a ...
11:36, 06/27/2019

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but her office has insisted that her health is fine....
14:00, 07/10/2019

France’s Macron backs Merkel for EU post – if she wants it GENEVA (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union’s executive body. The French leader said T...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Angela Merkel blames dehydration for shakes German chancellor started to shake in hot Berlin sun while welcoming Ukraine presidentAngela Merkel has blamed dehydration after she started to visibly shake in the hot Berlin sun while welcoming the ...
18:36, 06/18/2019

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in weeks Angela Merkel has been seen shaking in public for the second time in less than two weeks, raising concern over the wellbeing of the German chancellor....
17:36, 06/27/2019

Merkel fan accidentally grounds chancellor’s plane Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government plane was inadvertently grounded by an excited fan who jumped out of her van to take a photo of it at Dortmund airport but forgot to put the parking brake on, and...
11:24, 05/14/2019

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has led Germany since 2005....
16:00, 07/13/2019

Merkel warns of populists’ rise in Europe Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has to be more vigilant when it comes to nationalist movements across Europe because of the country’s Nazi past...
10:12, 05/28/2019

Merkel, Macron clash in search of "Mr or Ms Europe" German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron disagreed on Tuesday over who should be the next chief of the European Commission as EU leaders met to begin bargaining over candid...
18:00, 05/28/2019

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
09:12, 05/24/2019

Merkel protege AKK given defence job seen as poisoned chalice Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds new EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen as German defence ministerAngela Merkel’s favoured successor as chancellor has been appointed Germany’s new defence...
14:24, 07/17/2019

I take care of my health, says Merkel after several shaking episodes German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she knows she must look after her health, offering reassurance on Thursday after three bouts of shaking on previous public occasions raised questions about her con...
15:36, 07/11/2019

Merkel says trade deal with U.S. of 'existential importance' German Chancellor Angela Merkel described a future trade agreement between the European Union and United States as being of existential importance, saying she would keep trying to make progress despit...
11:36, 06/04/2019

Angela Merkel's best laid plans are falling apart Angela Merkel may have been hoping for a smooth exit to her long tenure as German Chancellor. Instead, she could be in for a rough ride, after suffering two major political blows in the past week....
11:36, 06/04/2019

Germans fret about Merkel after shaking episodes "Does Merkel travel too much?" asked mass-selling daily Bild on Friday as Germans fret about the health of their chancellor, who sat rather than stood at a ceremony on Thursday after shaking for the t...
20:12, 07/12/2019

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report claiming she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t up to leading the country. Merkel handed over the l...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Angela Merkel says she is 'very well' after visibly shaking during ceremony Angela Merkel has said that she is doing "very well" after she was seen shaking during a welcome ceremony on Tuesday, suggesting that dehydration was to blame....
05:00, 06/19/2019

Most Germans believe Merkel heir is not yet fit to replace her: poll Angela Merkel's heir apparent, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, is not ready to succeed her as chancellor, a poll showed on Wednesday, in a setback to their party's plans for a smooth leadership transition...
18:12, 05/29/2019

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same as every other German citizen, says Felix Steiner....
00:24, 07/14/2019

Merkel: Feeling better after shaking raised health questions BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she’s doing fine, a day after concerns over her health were raised when she appeared unsteady and visibly shaking while meeting the Ukrainian p...
16:12, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Merkel backs extra time for EU’s top jobs BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 1:25 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it’s worth spending a little more time to achieve as broad a consensus a...
15:12, 07/01/2019

Merkel honors Hitler assassins, laments rise of far right The chancellor said Germans have a "duty" to stand up to right-wing extremists just as the resistance faced down Adolf Hitler. July 20 is the 75th anniversary of the failed assassination attempt on th...
00:24, 07/14/2019

Merkel has third bout of shaking, says she is fine and 'working through' issue German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "working through" a bout of shaking that first occurred in mid-June and struck for the third time on Wednesday, though she insisted she was fine and that "...
21:36, 07/10/2019

Merkel sits during ceremony amid bouts of shaking Amid questions about her health after bouts of shaking, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday sat through national anthems at a ceremony welcoming the Danish prime minister to Berlin. Merkel, 64...
22:48, 07/11/2019

Angela Merkel to address Harvard’s graduating class CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to address Harvard University graduates. The Ivy League school is hosting its 368th commencement ceremony Thursday with a keynote speech ...
07:48, 05/30/2019

Germans want Merkel's ruling coalition to continue rule Ruling parties in Germany performed badly in the recent EU vote, prompting speculation that Angela Merkel's government could fall. A new opinion poll shows Germans want the CSU/CDU and the SPD to stay...
05:48, 06/11/2019

| Merkel vows to work for 'orderly Brexit' after May leaves Germany will keep working towards an "orderly" Brexit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, hours after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation....
00:24, 05/25/2019

"Feel Very Well," Says Angela Merkel After Fresh Trembling Spell German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted she was "very well", despite suffering her third trembling spell in less than a month on Wednesday that revived questions about her health....
17:12, 07/10/2019

Defeat for SPD in bastion Bremen may threaten Merkel's coalition Germany's weakened Social Democrats (SPD) look likely to lose the state of Bremen after seven decades next week in an election that could set the clock ticking on their strained national coalition wit...
15:36, 05/15/2019

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive body....
22:48, 06/11/2019

Merkel ally AKK suggests party exclusion for ex-spy chief Germany’s ex-spy chief Hans-Georg Maassen faces possible exclusion from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives over his alleged far-right stance. The call comes CDU party chief Annegret Kramp-Karren...
17:12, 08/17/2019

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump. ...
13:36, 05/31/2019

Angela Merkel blasts SPD for failing to back von der Leyen Merkel wants German Social Democrats to stop thwarting Ursula von der Leyen's bid to lead the EU Commission. Many officials domestically and across the bloc say the defense minister's bid for the job ...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Merkel: Europe must unite to stand up to China, Russia and US German chancellor also shares views on Brexit and climate crisis in interviewEurope must reposition itself to stand up to the challenges posed by its three big global rivals, China, Russia and the US,...
19:12, 05/15/2019

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal preparation for the European Commission, says DW's Ma...
03:24, 07/04/2019

Fan driving van collides with Angela Merkel's jet on German runway An overzealous Angela Merkel fan jumped out of her van at Dortmund Airport Monday to take a picture of the German chancellor but forgot to put on the parking brake which led to a low-speed collision a...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Merkel admits differences with Macron, says they agree on fundamentals German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and French President Emmanuel Macron have "intense debates" and think differently but can still find compromises, insisting that they are able to drive the Eur...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer also had stern words for coalition partners th...
03:36, 07/08/2019

Angela Merkel: you’re on hols, so less of the despotism please | Rebecca Nicholson The German chancellor’s vacation reading speaks volumesOne of the reasons I tend not to mind the tinny hiss of other people’s headphones on public transport is that I am a horribly nosey person. Recen...
21:24, 08/10/2019

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an important contribution to democracy, DW's Fabian v...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Merkel cautions EU leaders over choice of EU Commission chief German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that EU leaders could provoke a crisis if they did not take into account the views of the European Parliament when choosing the next head of the EU execu...
03:12, 06/21/2019

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Chief of Merkel's junior coalition partner resigns Andrea Nahles’s resignation fuels fears Germany’s embattled government may fallAndrea Nahles, the leader of Germany’s junior coalition partner, the Social Democrats (SPD), has announced her resignatio...
15:36, 06/02/2019

Merkel says recovered from shaking bout after drinking water German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was seen shaking when she met visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy earlier on Tuesday, said she had since drunk water and was feeling better....
14:48, 06/18/2019

Merkel sticks to Spitzenkandidat though Macron pushes for EU talks Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party for the post of European Commission president while French President Emmanuel Macron's o...
23:36, 05/27/2019

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what s...
03:12, 05/31/2019

Pompeo meeting with Merkel cancelled over ‘pressing issues’ BERLIN (AP) — The U.S. State Department says a planned meeting between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chancellor Angela Merkel has been canceled. Pompeo was due to meet Merkel and German Fore...
11:36, 05/07/2019

Merkel: Britain will remain partner even if it is no longer EU member German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain would remain a partner even if it is no longer a member of the European Union in future, adding that work with British Prime Minister Theresa May's success...
20:12, 07/19/2019

| Merkel says Trump tweets 'go against what makes America great' German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying the US leader's attacks "go against what makes America gr...
16:36, 07/19/2019

Merkel 'grilled' by students over Sahel weapons exports During her West Africa trip, Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a student's question on why the region's armies are weaker than terrorists. From Burkina Faso she flew to Mali, where German UN troops are d...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Croatia's WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits Croatia's divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcomin...
14:24, 05/17/2019

Hunt claims Merkel will 'look at' new Brexit deal plan Jeremy Hunt has told Sky News he has won assurances from Germany's Angela Merkel to "look at" his plan to strike a new Brexit deal if he becomes prime minister....
23:12, 07/01/2019

Merkel successor denies urging ex-spy chief's ejection The head of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats insists she has not called for ex-domestic intel boss Hans-Georg Maassen's exclusion from the party. The ex-spy chief has been accused of sympathizing ...
02:36, 08/18/2019

Merkel hopes for G20 progress on U.S.-China trade dispute German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she hoped the United States and China would make some progress toward defusing their trade dispute at the G20 meeting of leading economies in Japan....
15:12, 06/28/2019

Merkel, Macron to host Balkans meeting in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are hosting a meeting of Balkan leaders in Berlin, a move intended to restart deadlocked talks between Serbia and Kosovo....
11:36, 04/29/2019

EU summit: Merkel, Macron at odds over top European Commission job Ahead of a summit to discuss EU election results, the French and German leaders have disagreed over how to choose the next EU Commission president. Emmanuel Macron has said the process should not be a...
05:24, 05/28/2019

UK's Johnson to meet Macron, Merkel next week: Guardian British leader Boris Johnson will travel to meet his French and German counterparts on Tuesday and Wednesday next week, in his first foreign engagements since becoming prime minister last month, a Gua...
23:36, 08/16/2019

Macron and Merkel at odds over EU top jobs after European elections German backing of MEP Manfred Weber to replace Juncker has met with resistance from FranceParis and Berlin appear on a collision course over the replacement of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the ...
20:24, 05/27/2019

Merkel party members aim 'to reconcile the social with the national' Germany "must reconcile the social with the national," a state politician said, using a phrase that to many resembled National Socialism. Now Merkel's CDU has had to reiterate it won't cooperate with ...
23:36, 06/20/2019

German leader Merkel says ‘I’m fine’ after shaking at events BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands reporters’ questions surrounding her health after two incidents this month in which she was seen shaking at public events, but ...
13:00, 06/29/2019

Angela Merkel says she is in good health after third shaking bout German chancellor began trembling at reception for Finnish prime ministerAngela Merkel has insisted she is in good health after experiencing a third bout of shaking in as many weeks at a public event ...
17:12, 07/10/2019

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot stop Brexit and a new deal must be agreed if Britain ...
02:36, 08/18/2019

Trump's ambassador Grenell muddled on Merkel comments Ambassador Richard Grenell has again earned the ire of the German public. This time for perpetuating a misleading story about Merkel calling the United States a "rival."...
21:12, 05/17/2019

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Merkel had fueled speculation that she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an interview. Her final term as German chancellor is schedule...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia....
18:36, 06/18/2019

German SPD leader: important to keep working in Merkel coalition The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said on Sunday she wanted to continue to work in the national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives despite heavy losses in a state vot...
20:24, 05/26/2019

Angela Merkel, Seen Trembling At Official Ceremony, Says She's "Fine" German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed concerns about her health after visibly trembling at an official ceremony Tuesday, saying she was just a bit dehydrated in the heat....
04:36, 06/19/2019

Angela Merkel Suffers New Trembling Spell Ahead Of G20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday suffered another episode of uncontrolled trembling, a week after a similar incident that sparked questions about her health....
12:00, 06/27/2019

Onus is on Merkel's conservatives to keep German coalition alive, says SPD German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives need to implement policies dear to their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners to keep their ruling alliance alive, SPD Secretary General Lars Klingb...
10:12, 06/04/2019

West Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French president, who insisted EU reforms must come before ...
18:00, 07/05/2019

Merkel's health is a private matter, Germans say after shaking bouts Most Germans believe Angela Merkel's health is a private matter, a poll showed on Saturday, after the chancellor suffered the latest in a series of shaking episodes this week that have raised question...
16:24, 07/13/2019

Manfred Weber: Merkel's pick to head European Commission It's Munich versus Maastricht in the battle to be the EU's chief executive. Manfred Weber, an MEP from Bavaria's Christian Social Union, is debating his center-left rival from the Netherlands, Frans T...
23:12, 05/07/2019

Leader of Merkel's Coalition Partner Resigns, Shaking Government The future of Angela Merkel’s government was thrown into doubt after the chairwoman of the German Chancellor’s junior coalition partner resigned following the party’s worst-ever election result a week...
15:00, 06/02/2019

German SPD leader quits in blow to Merkel's loveless coalition Andrea Nahles said on Sunday she would resign as the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), raising new doubts about the durability of Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition with the center-...
20:36, 06/02/2019

YouTuber’s viral video puts Merkel’s party on defensive BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star’s viral video attacking the party’s stance on climate change and s...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Angela Merkel clumps US with Russia, China as European adversary German Chancellor Angela Merkel considers the U.S. a global adversary, and believes Europe must "reposition" itself among world powers, according to an interview released Wednesday....
15:48, 05/16/2019

Croatia denies rights violations ahead of Merkel visit The chancellor and the German center-right candidate for the top EU post head to the Balkans before the European Parliament elections. Croatia plays an important role in keeping displaced people at th...
21:12, 05/17/2019

German SPD's record low in poll adds to strain on Merkel's coalition The Social Democrats slipped to 11% in a new Forsa poll, falling behind the far-right AfD. The environmental Green Party remains the most popular in Germany at 27%....
23:00, 06/15/2019

Trump and Merkel discussed Libya, West Africa during UK visit U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in Libya and West Africa during a meeting in Britain on Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders sai...
16:48, 06/05/2019

Merkel: European mission in Strait of Hormuz likely to be discussed in Finland German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she believed the idea of a European naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz would be discussed again at informal meetings of European foreign and defens...
16:12, 08/14/2019

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party....
05:24, 06/17/2019

Italy’s Salvini says Merkel, Macron have ‘ruined’ the European Union Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini excoriated German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, accusing them of having “ruined” Europe -- after Merkel said h...
22:24, 05/16/2019

Western Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French president, who insisted EU reforms must come before ...
19:12, 07/05/2019

Macron would back Angela Merkel as European Commission president The German chancellor has repeatedly denied any intention to continue in politics, but talk of her leading the Commission persists. France's president has now given his backing for Angela Merkel to ta...
11:48, 06/12/2019

Merkel says new German defence minister will quickly succeed von der Leyen German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a new defence minister would be found quickly after Ursula von der Leyen announced she would resign regardless of the outcome of the European Parliament's Tuesday ...
14:36, 07/16/2019

Angela Merkel: 'I distance myself' from Donald Trump's racist comments The German chancellor strongly criticized the US President for his recent diatribe against Democratic congresswomen, saying it goes against the strength of America....
13:36, 07/19/2019

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against Russia. Saxony state Gov. Michael Kretschmer, a mem...
16:24, 06/08/2019

Merkel remains cautious on Macron's carbon neutrality plan Pressure from the world's children to avert a climate catastrophe should be taken seriously, Chancellor Angela Merkel has told a Berlin conference. She stayed coy on calls for EU carbon dioxide neutra...
14:24, 05/14/2019

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notice....
17:00, 05/25/2019

German EU election results ramp up pressure on Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially accelerate Chancellor Angela Merkel's departure....
23:12, 05/26/2019

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
13:48, 07/19/2019

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "go back" to where they came from....
13:36, 07/19/2019

Merkel: Iran must uphold nuclear deal, or face consequences Germany is doing all it can to defuse heightened tensions with Iran in a peaceful way, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding, however, that Iran must stick to the 2015 international nuclear...
14:48, 06/18/2019

German minister to look at how to proceed after EU court rejects toll, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her transport minister would look at how to proceed after the EU's top court rejected plans to introduce a German highway toll....
14:48, 06/18/2019

Angela Merkel sits for anthems after latest shaking episode German chancellor reportedly requests change of protocol after third bout of tremblingAngela Merkel sat through the German and Danish national anthems during a ceremony welcoming Denmark’s prime minis...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Merkel ally von der Leyen being considered for EU Commission head: Welt Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen is being touted by Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, as a potential successor to Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commissio...
15:36, 07/02/2019

Merkel should serve full term says heir Kramp-Karrenbauer Germany's CDU, the party once led by Chancellor Angela Merkel, is now led by Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. She insists she is not trying to push Merkel out as chancellor before 2021....
11:24, 05/12/2019

Angela Merkel Sits Through National Anthems After Shaking Spells Angela Merkel remained seated during national anthems at an official ceremony on Thursday, as the German chancellor apparently sought to prevent a repeat of uncontrollable shaking with a rare change.....
17:12, 07/11/2019

German SPD's record low in poll puts strain on Merkel's coalition Support for Germany's Social Democrat (SPD) party, a junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition, has slumped to a record low, a poll showed on Saturday, piling more pressure on it to quit ...
21:48, 06/15/2019

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow on Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) in an election on Sunday that could hasten the end of their loveless federal coalition...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Angela Merkel issues warning about rise of nationalism in Europe ​G​erman Chancellor Angela Merkel said the “specters of the past” must be confronted as she warned of the rise of nationalism in Europe and around the globe. ​”In Germany, obviously,...
22:12, 05/28/2019

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, anti-Semitism German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, though, she has sat down with CNN's Christiane Aman...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Angela Merkel tells Harvard grads to 'tear down walls' The chancellor has addressed students at the elite university, encouraging them to shape the future. Her halting speech appeared to contain a few digs on President Donald Trump, without mentioning him...
00:48, 05/31/2019

Pompeo to meet with Merkel next week at start of Europe visit U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Berlin next week at the start of a trip to Europe and will hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel that had been scheduled earlier this month, but were ...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Merkel Blasts Trade Barriers and 'Lies' in Rebuke of Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a commencement speech at Harvard to defend multilateralism and free trade in one of her most pointed critiques of policies championed by President Trump....
07:48, 05/31/2019

Opinion: Angela Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what s...
13:00, 05/31/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. The Merkel-ally has struggled to connect with the public since taking over as head of the Christian Democrats (CDU) ...
09:12, 07/17/2019

In protocol breach, Merkel sits to welcome Danish PM after shaking bouts German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat down at a ceremony to welcome Denmark's prime minister on Thursday, a day after she shook visibly when standing to receive Finland's premier - her third bout of sha...
14:00, 07/11/2019

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon's political crisis. A new report places Cameroon's at the top of the list of negl...
08:48, 06/06/2019

Merkel marks German constitution anniversary by celebrating diversity Angela Merkel celebrated 70 years since the signing of the German Basic Law with a speech before young immigrants taking part in an integration program. She said Germany had learned it was a country o...
21:48, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Merkel’s party offers talks with YouTube critic THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 1 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is offering talks with a YouTube star whose video ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

'Spectres of the past': Angela Merkel sounds alarm over antisemitism Germany has responsibility to tackle antisemitism and far-right politics, says chancellorAngela Merkel has said antisemitism is a problem in Germany and the country has a historical responsibility to ...
17:12, 05/28/2019

Angela Merkel stands in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's strength" and that she stands in "solidarity" with...
16:36, 07/19/2019

Jeremy Hunt claims Merkel is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal Foreign secretary says chancellor told him Brussels would listen if new PM had ‘right approach’The Conservative leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has claimed Angela Merkel would be willing to renegotiate...
17:12, 06/09/2019

Angela Merkel seen shaking at event in Berlin, second time in just over a week For the second time in just over a week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began visibly shaking at a public event in Berlin on Thursday, rekindling concerns about her health....
16:12, 06/27/2019

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe In an exclusive interview with CNN, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Germany can and will not uncouple itself" from the dark forces that are finding mainstream support in Germany and other parts ...
11:00, 05/28/2019

Boris Johnson to meet Macron, Merkel as Brexit uncertainty looms The new UK prime minister will attempt to convince the French and German leaders to restart Brexit talks, according to British media. A longtime Brexiteer, Johnson has made his career criticizing Euro...
02:36, 08/18/2019

‘I feel fine’: Merkel dismisses health fears after shaking bouts German chancellor also says she feels solidarity with targets of Donald Trump’s racismAngela Merkel has sought to assuage concerns about her health after a spate of shaking bouts at public events, say...
22:36, 07/19/2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticizes Trump for 'go back' remark German Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing alongside a group female congressional Democrats that President Trump criticized over the weekend, saying that the remarks he made were unbecoming of “the s...
04:36, 07/20/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. Though seen as Merkel's protege, she has struggled to connect with the public....
23:48, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel calls for peaceful solution to unrest The German chancellor is seeking an end to the unrest in Hong Kong through amicable talks. She says the constitution, protecting residents' freedoms, must be at the heart of any dialogue....
01:48, 08/15/2019

Merkel's heir apparent denies pressuring German chancellor to resign The presumptive heir to Angela Merkel denied a report on Friday that she had pressured the German chancellor to step down after an election later this month for the European Parliament in which their ...
00:12, 05/18/2019

Leader of Social Democrats, Merkel’s Coalition Partner, Announces Resignation Andrea Nahles announced she was stepping down after a dismal showing in the European election, raising questions about the future of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government....
11:48, 06/02/2019

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker - warning that both Britain and the EU "should do everything not to hav...
23:36, 07/16/2019

Eyeing power, Merkel protegee starts high-stakes defense job Chancellor Angela Merkel's protegee, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, pledged on Wednesday to push for increased military spending "in our own interests" as Germany's new defense minister - a role likely t...
16:36, 07/24/2019

Brexit withdrawal agreement will not be re-opened, warns key ally of Angela Merkel A key ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel today stressed that she and other EU leaders were adamant that the Brexit withdrawal agreement will not be re-opened....
12:36, 07/24/2019

Most Germans find AKK unfit to replace Angela Merkel, poll finds While the transfer of power within the ruling CDU conservatives appears to have been well orchestrated, a new poll suggests few think Merkel's heir apparent, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, is up to the j...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announcement came as a suprise to many in Berlin....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Angela Merkel sits during welcoming ceremony following third public shaking incident German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat during a welcoming ceremony for the Danish prime minister Thursday, just one day after she was seen visibly shaking for the third time in less than a month. ...
21:24, 07/11/2019

German local politician from Angela Merkel's party found dead Walter Lübcke of CDU party was administrative chief of city of Kassel, in Hesse stateA local politician from the German city of Kassel was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, police said on M...
21:48, 06/03/2019

Merkel's shaking episodes fuel debate about German power handover German Chancellor Angela Merkel's bouts of shaking at public events are firing up a debate among some of her Christian Democrats about whether she should pass power to her protege sooner than a planne...
19:24, 07/11/2019

Angela Merkel invites Boris Johnson amid Brexit differences Chancellor Angela Merkel has invited the UK's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, to Berlin. No date has been set for the visit, which could include difficult talks on Johnson's Brexit plans....
00:36, 07/27/2019

Merkel promises to meet defense spending target amid U.S. criticism German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she was taking Berlin's commitment toward its NATO allies seriously to further increase defense spending toward the agreed target....
20:24, 08/13/2019

1st woman — mother of 7 and Merkel disciple — is nominated to lead EU’s executive commission Ursula von der Leyen, a surprise choice to become the next head of the European Commission, is a strong supporter of closer European cooperation who has been Germany’s defense minister since 2013 and ...
20:36, 07/03/2019

Pompeo scraps Merkel talks citing global 'security issues' Secretary of state abruptly pulls out of Berlin meeting and is silent on his next destinationThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has abruptly cancelled a long-established plan to hold talks with t...
22:48, 05/07/2019

US Secretary of State Pompeo cancels meeting with Merkel at short notice US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly called off a visit to Berlin, citing "pressing issues." According to several reports, Pompeo made an unannounced trip to Iraq instead to meet with officials ...
23:12, 05/07/2019

WATCH: Angela Merkel filmed shaking during German national anthem German Chancellor Angela Merkel was filmed shaking repeatedly while listening to her country's national anthem, prompting fears she was suffering from dehydration, stress, or even Parkinson's disease....
18:24, 06/20/2019

Merkel kicks off West Africa tour pledging support in fight against terrorism Boosting counter-terrorism support for countries in West Africa has become one of Angela Merkel's main priorities on the continent. The EU is also hoping to curb migration by improving security in the...
19:36, 05/01/2019

Greens accuse Merkel of 'voodoo fiscal policy', want new debt for climate plan The leader of Germany's surging Greens party, a likely coalition partner in any new government, raised the pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Monday to ditch their balanced budget...
02:24, 08/13/2019