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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 b...

Macron would back Angela Merkel as European Commission president

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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

Macron, Merkel seek common ground on EU Commission president pick: official French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel don't want to show disagreement over the picking of the next president of the European Union Commission, an official from Macron's ...
23:36, 05/27/2019

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

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

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

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

Angela Merkel seen visibly shaking while standing next to Ukraine’s president; blames dehydration German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began to visibly shake during an event in the hot sun in Berlin on Tuesday with the new Ukrainian leader, later dismissing the incident and blamin...
17:12, 06/18/2019

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Watch live: German leader Angela Merkel gives Harvard commencement address German Chancellor Angela Merkel will deliver the commencement address Thursday at Harvard University, just hours after she received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at the institution....
21:12, 05/30/2019

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

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says She’s Fine After Visibly Shaking During Berlin Ceremony (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that she clearly hadn&...
02:36, 06/19/2019

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

Mike Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq after canceling Angela Merkel meeting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Tuesday after canceling a Berlin meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the last minute....
23:48, 05/07/2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for global unity, responsibility during Harvard address German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivered the commencement address Thursday at Harvard University hours after she received an honorary doctor of laws degree at the institution....
00:00, 05/31/2019

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

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

France's Macron says three lead candidates for EU Commission presidency failed to get support French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday the three so-called Spitzenkandidaten - or lead candidates - for the European Commission presidency had each failed to receive enough support among Euro...
05:48, 06/21/2019

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Tr...
03:36, 06/13/2019

New Prime Minister Won't Change Brexit, Says European Commission The election of a new British prime minister will not change the accord on Britain's departure from the bloc agreed between the EU and the outgoing premier in London, a European Commission spokesman.....
20:00, 06/11/2019

European Commission urged to develop regulations for Hyperloop projects Hyperloop Transportation Technologies presented European officials with a framework to jump-start creation of deployment rules for the mobility system.Read More...
19:24, 05/23/2019

Macron leads EU-wide minimum wage call as Merkel, Medvedev warn of global injustice  “Fundamental change” to the world of work – including an EU-wide minimum wage – is needed to address the growing gap between society’s haves and have-nots, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tue...
20:12, 06/11/2019

Advantage China, As Tata Steel Merger Stopped By European Commission German industrial conglomerate Thyssenkrupp said on Friday that it was scrapping merger plans with steel giant Tata and would slash 6,000 jobs worldwide in a structural shakeup. The reason: the......
09:36, 05/11/2019

European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt....
13:12, 06/05/2019

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 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'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

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-German bond yields, Italy bank shares down on European Commission forecasts German government bond yields hit five-week lows on Tuesday and Italian shares fell, led by the country's banking index, after the European Commission revised down euro area growth forecasts and cut i...
16:36, 05/07/2019

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper integration....
15:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Macron woos green vote in European elections The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 12 noon French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to prove that he's really a green-friendly guy....
13:00, 05/23/2019

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

Ex-Romanian PM elected head of European centrist group with Macron's blessing A former Romanian prime minister was on Wednesday elected the first leader of Renew Europe, the new centrist force that includes French President Emmanuel Macron's La Republique en Marche party, insid...
14:12, 06/19/2019

Macron wants to revive Europe, but elections for the European Parliament could kill his plans French President Emmanuel Macron’s grand designs for a more united Europe haven’t gotten far, and if his party fares poorly in the election, while nationalist parties prosper, his leverage could be ev...
03:12, 05/12/2019

Defying Macron, Austria's Kurz says ax European Parliament's Strasbourg site Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for the European Parliament to stop traveling to Strasbourg for a week each month, as part of a wider proposal to overhaul the treaty underpinning the Eur...
19:36, 05/03/2019

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don't appear to be a priority for his ad...
01:36, 06/04/2019

EU Commission president candidates clash on climate change, migration Germany's Manfred Weber and the Netherlands' Frans Timmermans hope to succeed EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. In a debate aired on German TV, the two discussed climate change, taxes, terr...
08:36, 05/08/2019

French President Macron thanks D-Day veterans in English During the D-Day 75th anniversary ceremony, French President Emmanuel Macron said "we know what we owe" to World War II veterans.        ...
17:36, 06/06/2019

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

The Latest: French president Macron hosts FIFA leaders FIFA president and secretary general have arrived at the Elysee Palace to meet French President Emmanuel Macron        ...
16:00, 06/04/2019

French President Emmanuel Macron helps veteran stand during D-Day ceremony French President Emmanuel Macron helped World War II veteran Russell Pickett stand during the ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
17:36, 06/06/2019

Steve Bannon, Russians conspiring with nationalists to destroy the EU, French President Macron warns Europeans "should not be naive" about foreign interference ahead of this week’s European Parliament elections, Macron said Tuesday.        ...
22:24, 05/21/2019

European shares back to earth after Draghi bombshell European stock markets were flat on Wednesday after posting their best results in five months a day earlier thanks to a strong policy speech from European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi that flagged...
11:36, 06/19/2019

European nations, Russia back new government in Moldova Five European nations have joined NATO in appealing for "calm and restraint" in Moldova, where a court installed an interim president who immediately dissolved parliament and rival governments are fig...
00:36, 06/11/2019

London Mayor Compares Trump to European Dictators in Scathing Op-Ed About the President’s U.K. Visit Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, rebuked the United Kingdom’s efforts to welcome President Donald Trump for his three-day state visit to the European nation that begins Monday. In an 841-word op...
08:24, 06/03/2019

European shares claw back lost ground on Huawei relief European shares edged higher on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased restrictions on China's Huawei, easing trade tensions and lifting tariff-sensitive tech and auto stocks, while the ban...
10:36, 05/21/2019

Trump accuses European nations of ‘refusing’ to take back ISIS prisoners from their countries President Trump on Tuesday accused European nations of “refusing” to take back ISIS prisoners who originally were from their countries, as he said decisions are “being made” as to what to do with the ...
20:00, 04/30/2019

76 MEPs back Catalan separatists blocked from collecting European Parliament credentials: letter The Spanish government has violated the rights of three Catalan leaders elected to the European Parliament by blocking them from collecting their credentials, 76 MEPs said in a letter sent to the gove...
06:48, 06/18/2019

Former Georgian president gets Ukrainian citizenship back MOSCOW (AP) — Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, has been given his Ukrainian citizenship back by the country’s new president. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the comedian who last week ...
17:24, 05/28/2019

Trump hits back over '$1bn losses' before he was president President Trump has called a report on his tax returns a "highly inaccurate Fake News hit job" after the New York Times claimed he lost more than $1bn over a 10-year period....
21:24, 05/08/2019

New NRA president targets Dem Rep. Lucy McBath, says gun lobby will back anyone running against her The newly elected president of the National Rifle Association (NRA) pledges to endorse any candidate who opposes the gun-control policies of U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Ga....
13:36, 05/01/2019

Ex-president of Sea Ltd launches PE firm to back Southeast Asia start-ups Nicholas Nash, the former president of Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, has launched a private equity firm - Asia Partners - to invest in Southeast Asian technology start-...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Brazil ex-President Temer back in custody on graft charges Brazil’s former President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption charges Thursday, facing renewed scrutiny in a sprawling graft probe that has ensnared top politicians and businessm...
23:12, 05/09/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday, escalating a festering diplomatic row....
21:24, 05/22/2019

Bette Midler swings back at President Trump, as Joe Biden provides backup President Trump's rebuke of Bette Midler drew criticism from Joe Biden Tuesday, as Midler continued her Twitter ridicule of the president.        ...
06:24, 06/12/2019

Biden says Trump destroying auto industry, but president hits back Speaking in Iowa on the same day as Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden denounced the Republican U.S. president's trade policies, saying they were easy for Trump to push when farme...
21:36, 06/11/2019

Julián Castro: Americans will look back at Trump and ask 'what in the hell was wrong with that president?' Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro predicted that Americans in 20 years would ask what was "wrong" with President Trump when he expressed willingness to receive opposition re...
03:24, 06/14/2019

Duterte administration hits back at claims president is involved in drug syndicate Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's administration has strongly denied he has links to a drug syndicate, dismissing explosive allegations made by a man who went by the online pseudonym "Bikoy."...
05:24, 05/08/2019

Donald Trump Campaigned as a President for LGBTQ Americans. But He Keeps Rolling Back Protections for Them As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump repeatedly vowed to protect LGBTQ Americans. When a debate broke out over which bathrooms transgender individuals should be able to use, Trump told the Today...
19:36, 05/26/2019

Iran's President Rouhani says scaling back nuclear commitments is a 'minimum' measure Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday pulling out of some commitments under the nuclear deal was a "minimum" measure that Tehran could adopt a year after the United States withdrew from th...
11:48, 06/19/2019

Trump primary challenger Bill Weld admits GOP voters overwhelmingly back president Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, running to deny President Trump of the Republican Party’s 2020 nomination, admitted this week that voters are just really not interested in a challenger....
12:36, 05/24/2019

Chamber of Commerce blasts Trump on tariffs — and then the president calls CNBC to fight back The president's tariff strategy "creates uncertainty with our trading partners," says a top official at the world's largest business lobbying group....
16:12, 06/10/2019

In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’...
16:12, 06/12/2019

Angela Saini video interview: The return of race in mainstream science If we know the idea of difference based purely on race is wrong, why do we still hang on to the idea of race in science, asks science writer Angela Saini....
21:24, 05/22/2019

Former Apple Retail Chief Angela Ahrendts Joins Airbnb Board Airbnb appointed former Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts to its board of directors, her first corporate position since leaving the tech giant earlier this year....
23:24, 05/16/2019

Here are the 7 requirements for building ethical AI, according to the EU commission In October, Amazon had to discontinue an artificial intelligence–powered recruiting tool after it discovered the system was biased against female applicants. In 2016, a ProPublica investigation reveal...
16:00, 05/01/2019

UN Syria commission: Conflict in Idlib could be catastrophe The head of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria is warning that an all-out conflict in the last major rebel stronghold in Idlib province “could generate an unimaginable human rights and humanitari...
22:24, 05/09/2019

T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC commission T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp appeared to win the support of a majority of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a significant step toward the deal's ap...
00:24, 05/21/2019

Mauritania’s electoral commission confirms Ghazouani win NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Mauritania’s electoral commission has declared that the candidate backed by the outgoing president has won the country’s weekend election. The winner of the p...
14:36, 06/24/2019

A world first: Women at the helm of every UN Regional Commission Although United Nations Regional Commissions have been in existence for more than 70 years, for the first time ever, each one is currently headed by a woman designated by Secretary-General António Gut...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Philadelphia commission probing 'disturbing' video A Philadelphia city commission says it's investigating an event last month at which Muslim children were captured on video speaking in Arabic about beheadings and the liberation of one of Jerusalem's ...
02:48, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Lawmakers want to choose EU Commission head BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 12:45 p.m. European Parliament President Antonio Tajani says the legislature believes the new head of the EU executive Commis...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Philadelphia commission probing ‘disturbing’ video PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia city commission says it’s investigating an event last month at which Muslim children were captured on video speaking in Arabic about beheadings and the liberat...
01:12, 05/07/2019

Charity Commission to release Oxfam findings Scandal-hit Oxfam will today learn the findings of an investigation into its handling of allegations that staff sexually exploited female victims of an earthquake in Haiti....
05:00, 06/11/2019

Czech PM Babis: We do not need "Spitzenkandidaten" for Commission chief Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said on Thursday that the next European Commission should be led by a candidate reflecting the needs of all EU member states and not one of the "Spitzenkandidaten", o...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Brexit not on EU's mind as bloc eyes future: Commission The European Union is focusing on positive agenda and "all the rest" in not on its mind, the spokesman for the bloc's executive said on Thursday when asked about Brexit....
13:24, 05/23/2019

EU Commission finds national climate plans insufficient The EU executive has said national plans for renewables and energy efficiency fell short of the bloc's goals. The deficiency may undermine its ability to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% compared t...
21:12, 06/18/2019

In Poll Commission, Dissent Came 10 Days Ago Over A BJP Leader's Remark The first instance of dissent within the Election Commission - and the poll panel's alleged attempts to cover it up - flared up 10 days ago, over an order pertaining to a Rajasthan BJP leader, NDTV......
12:48, 05/05/2019

To Decide On Complaints Against PM, Poll Commission Gets Monday Deadline All Congress complaints against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah will have to be resolved by Monday, the Supreme Court has told the Election Commission. The Congress had appealed.....
12:48, 05/02/2019

Election Commission Gives Assent To PM's Visit To Uttarakhand: Report The Election Commission is learnt to have given its nod to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines in Uttarakhand beginning Saturday while "reminding" the......
02:36, 05/18/2019

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last year and looks like doing so in coming years, too. ...
13:12, 06/05/2019

No Change In Poll Timings For Ramzan, Says Election Commission The Election Commission today said that there will be no change in poll timings for Ramzan, turning down a petition for voting to start as early as 4:30 am in the last three phases of the Lok Sabha......
20:24, 05/05/2019

India’s Election Commission curtails campaign after violence KOLKATA, India (AP) — India’s Election Commission has curtailed election campaigning by a day in the state of West Bengal after several clashes ahead of Sunday’s polls. In an order Thursda...
12:24, 05/16/2019

EU holds ground on Brexit after PM May announces resignation: Commission The European Union's position on the terms of Britain's exit from the bloc has not changed despite British Prime Minister Theresa May announcing her June 7 resignation earlier on Friday, Commission sp...
14:48, 05/24/2019

Pope: Commission on female deacons disagrees on ordination ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis says an international commission of scholars has failed to reach a definitive conclusion about whether women were ordained as deacons in the early Christian ...
22:48, 05/07/2019

EU commission cuts growth outlook over trade pressures FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Union’s executive commission has trimmed its forecast for eurozone growth this year and next as uncertainty over trade conflicts and continued weakness in ...
15:24, 05/07/2019

Commission denies Maximum Security disqualification appeal LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has denied the appeal of Maximum Security’s disqualification as Kentucky Derby winner for interference, saying the stewards’ dec...
01:12, 05/07/2019

Consumer Product Safety Commission chairwoman stepping down Ann Marie Buerkle, acting chairwoman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is withdrawing her nomination to continue running the agency.       ...
02:36, 06/19/2019

Election Commission Website Crashes Several Times On Result Day As soon as the counting for Lok Sabha polls began on Thursday morning, the Election Commission website designed to give out latest trends and results crashed....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Opposition Parties To Meet Election Commission Today Two days after the exit polls predicted an easy win for the ruling BJP, representatives of 21 opposition parties will meet the Election Commission today to flag their concerns about Electronic Voting....
08:00, 05/21/2019

State Commission Recommends Online Hunter Training Course FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission has recommended changing current regulations to allow hunters to become certified through a free online course instead of requiring in-p...
12:24, 06/18/2019

Art dealer claims she was cheated out of commission on $1M Cassatt sale A Manhattan art dealer was iced out of a hefty commission after selling a $1 million Mary Cassatt painting to a fancy Fifth Avenue gallery, a new lawsuit claims. Plaintiff Christine Keefe says in cour...
08:24, 05/11/2019

House Democrats, With Pelosi’s Support, Will Consider a Commission on Reparations A bill backed by nearly 60 House Democrats would create a panel to develop proposals and a “national apology” to repair the lingering effects of slavery....
05:12, 06/19/2019

Germany's Kramp-Karrenbauer says Weber should lead EU Commission Germany's Manfred Weber should be the next European Commission president if the European People's Party emerges as the largest group after elections to the European Parliament, German Christian Democr...
20:24, 05/26/2019

Upcoming federal election debates need to be more ‘civil’, commission says Televised leaders' debates during the coming federal election campaign ought to be more accessible, more civil and more educational for voters trying to make an informed choice....
18:48, 05/03/2019

Election Commission Lifts Model Code Of Conduct The model code of conduct, which came into force on March 10 when the Lok Sabha election was announced, was lifted with immediate effect, the Election Commission said on Sunday....
17:36, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 7-T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC commission T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp appeared to win the support of a majority of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a significant step toward the deal's ap...
03:36, 05/21/2019

| Malawi narrowly re-elects Peter Mutharika: commission Malawian President Peter Mutharika has been narrowly re-elected for a second five-year term following a hotly-contested vote, according to the country's electoral commission....
00:36, 05/28/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three month...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Supreme Court ruling could threaten Apple’s 30 percent app commission Enlarge (credit: Chesnot/Getty Images) A narrowly divided Supreme Court is allowing a group of consumers to move forward with a lawsuit charging that Apple overcharges customers for App Store purcha...
00:12, 05/14/2019

Vivek Oberoi Gets Women's Commission Notice For Aishwarya Rai Meme Actor Vivek Oberoi shared a meme targeting actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on Twitter which prompted the National Commission for Women to issue a notice against him. The Maharashtra Women Commission......
20:24, 05/20/2019

Ky. Public Service Commission Denies Atmos Gas Rate Increase FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Public Service Commission has denied a request by Atmos Energy to increase residential natural gas rates for about 177,000 customers in central and western parts of ...
13:12, 05/08/2019

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger one step closer to completion....
04:48, 05/24/2019

Bengal Government Reinstates Top Cops Transferred By Election Commission The West Bengal Government has reinstated Anuj Sharma as Kolkata Police Commissioner and other top police officers who were transferred by the Election Commission (EC), according to an official......
14:48, 05/27/2019

India’s Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims India’s Election Commission has rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead of Thursday’s vote-counting to determine the outcome of the country’s mammoth nation...
09:12, 05/22/2019

Trinamool Seeks Election Commission's Intervention Over Asansol Violence A Trinamool Congress (TMC) delegation led by party MP Shukhendu Shekhar Roy on Monday sought time from Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) West Bengal in connection with BJP leader and Union Minister......
11:36, 04/29/2019

Last Date To Apply For Top Posts In Central Vigilance Commission Extended The Centre has for the third consecutive time extended the last date for applying for the top posts in the anti-corruption watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) due to "lack of response" from......
11:00, 06/07/2019

Election Commission Biased, Says Arvind Kejriwal On Bengal Campaign Ban Accusing the Election Commission (EC) of being "biased", Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked why the poll panel ordered campaigning be stopped in West Bengal at 10pm on Thursday after Prime......
23:24, 05/16/2019

For "ABCD Speech", An Election Commission Warning To Maneka Gandhi Weeks after Union Minister Maneka Gandhi threatened to neglect places in Sultanpur that do not vote for her en masse in the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission today warned her against making......
15:36, 04/29/2019

State commission backs judge’s censure over conspiracy posts MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — County commissioners in Tennessee have voted in support of censuring a criminal court judge who posted links to anti-immigration articles and anti-Jewish conspiracy theories on s...
14:24, 05/14/2019

Sports betting gets green light from state gaming commission It’s a surefire bet. The state gaming commission on Monday approved 6-0 rules governing sports betting at four upstate casinos — paving the way for gamblers to wager on pro sports as early as next mon...
00:24, 06/11/2019

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Highest Ever Voter Turnout: Election Commission Voter turnout for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections were a record high, according to the Election Commission, with the final figure surpassing the 66.4 per cent from 2014 and well above the 58.19 per cent....
18:36, 05/22/2019

Pakistan High Commission In Delhi Hosts Annual Iftar Dinner The Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi hosted the traditional ''Iftar'' dinner Tuesday evening to celebrate blessings of the holy month of Ramazan....
01:12, 05/29/2019

"Expected Capital Punishment": Women's Commission Chief On Kathua Verdict The National Commission for Women chairperson on Monday said the Pathankot court decision convicting six accused in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua in......
21:36, 06/10/2019

Election Commission Censures Milind Deora For Jain Religion Remark The Election Commission on Monday censured Congress leader Milind Deora for his reported remarks pressing the Jain community to vote against the Shiv Sena....
02:24, 05/14/2019

"Enfeebled Commission": Congress Attacks Poll Body Over VVPAT Decision The Congress today launched a sharp attack on the Election Commission after it rejected a demand by opposition parties to tally Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) with Electronic Voting......
18:36, 05/22/2019

Electoral Commission to visit Brexit party offices over funding concerns Body makes announcement after Gordon Brown highlighted issues over PayPal paymentsThe Electoral Commission has said it will attend the offices of Nigel Farage’s Brexit party to “review its systems” af...
22:24, 05/20/2019

Irish PM sees growing risk of no deal Brexit, backs Weber for Commission Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he believed the risk of Britain crashing out of the bloc without any divorce agreement was growing with the British Conservatives set to choose a new leader....
18:00, 05/28/2019

British Charity Commission: Oxfam GB failed to report sex abuse after 2010 Haiti quake British regulators said in a report Tuesday that humanitarian organization Oxfam GB failed to disclose cases of child abuse involving its workers in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake....
20:24, 06/12/2019

Sybrina Fulton, Mother of Trayvon Martin, is Running for Miami-Dade County Commission Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teen who was gunned down by racist coward George Zimmerman in Florida in 2012, is running for office in Miami-Dade county....
18:12, 05/19/2019

After death of Sun City woman, Arizona Corporation Commission to review summer utility policy PHOENIX — The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold an emergency rule-making session Thursday at 10 a.m. in Phoenix. The commissioners plan to talk about preventing electric companies from sh...
09:36, 06/20/2019

Why Zuckerberg had to impress Macron One day after a Facebook co-founder called for the company to be broken up, Mark Zuckerberg met with a man with the power to influence whether that actually happens....
10:24, 05/13/2019

Macron says 3 candidates for top EU job have been ruled out BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says three top candidates to become head of the European Union’s powerful executive body have been rejected by the bloc’s leaders. Speaking...
15:24, 06/21/2019

Much to disagree on as Trump, Macron meet on D-Day CAEN, France (AP) — France wants the D-Day commemoration to showcase its long friendship with the United States. But relations are strained as President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macr...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Macron to send Trump a new oak tree The French president has promised to send his US counterpart a replacement for the oak tree that died earlier this week. The world leaders planted it together in 2018 to symbolize their nations' frien...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Macron says GE must keep its jobs commitments in France French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday his government would remain vigilant as to whether General Electric Co respects its commitments in terms of jobs in France....
00:12, 05/29/2019

Emmanuel Macron Gets It All Wrong Over Nissan It’s hard to fathom why France is still seeking a Renault merger, even after the idea helped bring down Carlos Ghosn. Why not defuse tensions instead?...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Macron says it is not France's aim to block Huawei French President Emmanuel Macron said it was not the aim of France to block Huawei, nor to launch any form of technological war, a day after the U.S. government moved to blacklist the Chinese telecoms...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he 'absolutely agrees' with comment that Trump is an 'illegitimate president' AP Photo/Michael Dwyer During a campaign event in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden said he agreed with a woman who said that President Donald Trump is an "illegitimate president in my m...
23:36, 05/15/2019

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American history."...
10:12, 05/23/2019

Brazil president's trip to Texas brokered by ex-president Bush: spokesman Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decision to visit Texas next week followed an invitation from former U.S. President George W. Bush, a spokesman for Bolsonaro said on Thursday....
00:48, 05/10/2019

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White Hou...
05:48, 06/11/2019

UN commission agrees roadmap on ensuring women’s social protection, mobility, safety, and access to economic opportunities The UN body exclusively dedicated to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment wrapped up its annual session on Friday evening with agreement on ways to safeguard  and improve women’s and girl...
21:48, 04/28/2019

Macron wants to avoid Brexit 'polluting' EU after 31 October French president says EU27 leaders need to know when UK’s lengthy exit will happenFollow today’s political developments – liveFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has said he wants to avoid Brexit “po...
19:24, 05/22/2019

France’s first lady Brigitte Macron is no fan of politics PARIS (AP) — France’s first lady says Emmanuel Macron’s election as president “terrified” her and insists that she has no political ambitions of her own. Oh, and she hates the ...
17:00, 06/21/2019

France's Macron wants 'charismatic' men and women for top EU jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he wanted two women and two men with strong personalities to lead the European Union in the next five years, although he refused to name his favorite c...
03:36, 05/29/2019

Oak tree planted by Macron, Trump has died A sapling planted by the French and US presidents on the White House lawn, meant to symbolize friendship between the two nations, has died. It had been living in US quarantine for the last year....
11:48, 06/10/2019

French far-right leader says EU vote a referendum on Macron PARIS (AP) — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says that the nation’s European Parliament elections amount to the referendum the “French asked for but didn’t get.” Le Pen s...
19:12, 05/24/2019

French far-right makes big demands on Macron after small win If French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gets her wish, her National Rally party, victorious in European Parliament elections, will force a dissolution of France’s own parliament but French President ...
16:24, 05/27/2019

France's Macron says Europe must renew itself or fall The European Union must focus on climate, security and growth after continent-wide elections in two weeks, or fall, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday as its leaders met in Romania to ...
15:12, 05/09/2019

Trump hails ‘outstanding’ alliance with Macron President Trump and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, highlighted their “outstanding” alliance on Thursday and ​said they are in agreement that Iran cannot become armed with a nucle...
17:12, 06/06/2019

Macron wants "strong", competent personalities for EU top jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said he wanted strong, competent officials to lead European institutions in the next five years, regardless of their nationality, but stuck to his opinion that EU lead...
20:36, 05/09/2019

Macron's party falls behind Le Pen's far right in EU election poll The party of far-right leader Marine Le Pen will top the upcoming European Parliament elections with 22 percent of the vote, just ahead of President Emmanuel Macron's REM party, an Ipsos poll released...
21:48, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Trump, Macron visit D-Day cemetery President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and their wives are paying respects at the Normandy American Cemetery near Omaha Beach where allied forces landed in a D-Day invasion that help...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Macron, Chastened by Yellow Vest Protests, Says ‘I Can Do Better’ President Emmanuel Macron, at the first news conference of his presidency, showed the wear of the economic and social protests that have torn France....
18:36, 04/28/2019

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

| 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

The Latest: Macron: EU summit not France vs Germany contest BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the EU summit on the candidates for the bloc’s top jobs (all times local): 2:45 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says the nomination contest for Europe’s...
15:36, 06/20/2019

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed....
01:24, 06/20/2019

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate change despite divergences with the United States ...
14:36, 06/07/2019

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate change policies...
15:12, 06/12/2019

The Latest: France’s Macron warns not to freeze out Huawei BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local): 7:15 p.m. In Paris, France’s president has cautioned against freezing out Chinese tech giant Huawei or e...
13:24, 05/16/2019

Sir Elton John to get France’s Legion of Honor from Macron PARIS (AP) — Sir Elton John is to receive the Legion of Honor, France’s highest award, during a visit to the presidential Elysee Palace. The singer is to meet first on Friday with French Preside...
17:00, 06/21/2019

France's Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior and next week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union....
11:00, 05/19/2019

Macron: France will step up fight against species extinction French President Emmanuel Macron wants to halt the alarming rate of biodiversity loss by making France greener. He said the "very possibility of having a habitable Earth" was at stake....
04:48, 05/07/2019

| Tree symbolising Trump-Macron friendship has died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolised the friendship shown by the two leaders....
15:12, 06/10/2019

Macron takes aim at U.S. in push for fairer tech industry President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took a swipe at the freewheeling U.S. business model, saying the private sector had too much influence on U.S. policy and Europe should offer a middle way between...
17:48, 05/16/2019

World must not 'sleepwalk' into war, Macron says in speech on reforming capitalism The world is going through a profound crisis and could be on the brink of a time of war, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech on Tuesday, calling for a global effort to address the danger...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Donald Trump Says Relations With Emmanuel Macron 'Outstanding' The smiles and warm handshakes were back between Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Thursday as they met in northern France, a sharp turnaround from a bad-tempered meeting last...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Macron awards American D-Day vets with Legion of Honor France will never forget the sacrifices of the brave American and other Allied troops who liberated the country from the Nazis, President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday during the 75th anniversary comm...
05:36, 06/07/2019

Emmanuel Macron Congratulates PM Modi After Huge BJP Victory French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his electoral victory and the two leaders reaffirmed their commitment to work together towards further......
21:00, 05/23/2019

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year's state visit to the United States died....
14:00, 06/12/2019

France's Macron sides with Cyprus on dispute with Turkey French President Emmanuel Macron urged Turkey to stop "illegal activities" in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone and said the European Union would not back down on the issue....
22:12, 06/14/2019

Macron to Trump at D-day ceremony: fulfil the promise of Normandy French president praises multilateralism of Nato and EU while offering gratitude to USFrance’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has appealed directly to Donald Trump to fulfil the “promise of Normandy” by ...
16:48, 06/06/2019

Macron to send new tree to Trump after oak gift died French President Emmanuel Macron downplayed the death of an oak tree he had offered U.S. President Donald Trump last year on Tuesday, saying people shouldn't read symbols into everything and that he w...
06:24, 06/12/2019

French soccer leader seeks to smooth Macron row PARIS (AP) — One day after French President Emmanuel Macron upset UEFA’s leader, France’s most senior soccer official has tried to smooth relations. French soccer federation president Noël...
10:12, 06/05/2019

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they f...
20:00, 05/29/2019

Far-right seen winning French vote in EU elections, Macron close behind Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party secured the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, a result that will greatly strengthen her ability to build a fa...
21:48, 05/26/2019

Emmanuel Macron chauffeur accused of fleeing police Off-duty ‘Stéphane P’ allegedly refused to stop when police flashed his Élysée vehicleEmmanuel Macron is facing a second staff scandal following reports his chauffeur fled police after being caught sp...
18:24, 05/05/2019

France's Macron seeks new measures to protect biodiversity French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday his government will work on new measures to protect biodiversity, after meeting with a group of scientists who issued a stark warning on the damage caused ...
22:24, 05/06/2019

Macron's EU election flagbearer admits campaign gaffes A political novice handpicked by President Emmanuel Macron to lead his European election campaign acknowledged on Thursday making a series of blunders early in a faltering campaign race in which the f...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Le Pen beats Macron in France as nationalists gain in EU vote Marine Le Pen's far-right party edged just ahead of the centrist alliance of President Emmanuel Macron in exit polls as French voters led what pollsters expected to be a nationalist surge in an EU par...
20:48, 05/26/2019

Trump and Macron's symbolic friendship tree 'has died' French media say oak given as a gift by Macron and planted at the White House as part of charm offensive is no moreThe tree planted by Donald Trump and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, at the ...
14:12, 06/10/2019

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France (AP) — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate c...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
18:36, 04/28/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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'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 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

Despite bruised ego, Macron starts real campaign for Brussels influence Emmanuel Macron may have ended up with a disappointing second place in the European election in France, but his battle for influence in Brussels can now begin in earnest - and he is in a stronger posi...
14:00, 05/27/2019

Spain's Sanchez, France's Macron to talk EU jobs on Monday Spain's Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will meet France's centrist President Emmanuel Macron on Monday to discuss the allocation of top jobs in the European Parliament, the PM's office said....
11:36, 05/27/2019

Far-right wins French vote in EU election, but Macron limits damage Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National rode a wave of nationalist sentiment to win the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, but the margin of victory over Pr...
23:36, 05/26/2019

Macron says Bannon, Russians eroding Europe ahead of EU vote French President Emmanuel Macron is accusing former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and Russian oligarchs of conspiring with Europe’s nationalists to dismantle the European Union...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Spain's PM, France's Macron meet to discuss parliamentary vote Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez met on Monday in Paris with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the results of the European parliamentary elections, Sanchez's office said....
03:00, 05/28/2019

US ambassador to France: Trump, Macron getting along 'famously' ahead of visit President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron are getting along "famously," and there should be little concern about disagreements, the U.S. ambassador to France said....
03:48, 06/05/2019

| Zuckerberg says 'optimistic' on French regulatory plans after Macron meeting Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said he was "encouraged" and "optimistic" about the regulatory framework being suggested by France for the social media giant and other online platforms, after a meeting...
19:24, 05/10/2019

Trump, Macron honour D-Day veterans who fought through "fires of hell" France will never forget the sacrifice of the Allied troops who liberated it from Nazi Germany, President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the D-Day operation that helped brin...
18:24, 06/06/2019

Two years into presidency, Macron refocusing economic reform drive When Emmanuel Macron became French president two years ago he promised a clean break with the past. Within months of taking office he had cut tax on companies and investors and made hiring and firing ...
18:12, 05/13/2019

Macron's vision for Europe faces test in French EU elections Campaign is being dominated by power struggle between far right and president’s centrist agendaIn a restaurant in northern Paris with European flags pinned to the walls, the former French Europe minis...
11:48, 05/24/2019

France's Macron says three lead candidates failed to get EU leaders support French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday the three so-called spitzenkandidaten - or lead candidates - for the European Commission presidency had each failed to receive enough support among Euro...
03:12, 06/21/2019

Why Yellow Vests Remain Thorn in Macron Presidency: QuickTake No matter which side of France’s political divide you’re on, the yellow vests donned by protesters angry at President Emmanuel Macron’s policies and personal style have come to represent everything th...
13:24, 04/30/2019

The Latest: France’s Macron sees stark choice ahead for EU French president Emmanuel Macron says that the European Union electorate faces a stark choice between building a common European future or a return to nationalism....
13:24, 05/09/2019

French far-right tops poll, EU vote turns into Le Pen/Macron duel Support in France has risen for both Marine Le Pen's far-right party and President Emmanuel Macron's candidates three days before voting in the European parliament elections, an opinion poll showed....
21:36, 05/23/2019

Exit of French center-right leader bolsters Macron's grip France's once-dominant center-right political party, Les Republicains, was in disarray on Monday after its leader quit, acknowledging his responsibility for the group's poor performance in last week's...
15:48, 06/03/2019

France's Macron accuses Bannon, Russians of eroding Europe French President Emmanuel Macron is accusing former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and Russian oligarchs of conspiring with Europe's nationalists to dismantle the European Union....
11:12, 05/21/2019

France’s Macron accuses Bannon, Russians of eroding Europe PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is accusing former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and Russian oligarchs of conspiring with Europe’s nationalists to dismantle the European Union. The...
13:24, 05/21/2019

Macron camp seeks reset after EU campaign 'false start' A series of missteps by Emmanuel Macron's lead candidate for European Parliament elections has unsettled the French president's camp barely three weeks before the vote, which Macron sees as crucial fo...
18:24, 05/07/2019

Libya’s Hifter tells Macron no cease-fire without negotiator Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter said in a meeting Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron that he cannot work toward a ceasefire because he has no one with whom to negotiate...
21:36, 05/22/2019

The tree Macron gave to Trump to symbolize friendship has died The ​friendship tree has died. ​The oak sapling French President Emmanuel Macron presented to President Trump last year to symbolize 100 years of friendship between the two nations died while in quara...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Emmanuel Macron Invites PM Modi To Attend G7 Summit In France Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the outreach session of the G7 Summit in Biarritz as a special invitee, said a senior official.....
07:24, 06/11/2019

The Latest: France’s Macron: Iran nuclear deal must be saved BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the crisis surrounding Iran’s decision to step away from the embattled nuclear deal with world powers (all times local): 12:10 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron...
12:36, 05/09/2019

The Latest: France's Macron: Iran nuclear deal must be saved The Latest on the crisis surrounding Iran's decision to step away from the embattled nuclear deal with world powers (all times local): 12:10 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says the Iran nuclear...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Europe's savior or disruptor? Macron wanted an EU revolution — but little has changed Macron, the youngest ever French president, defeated his country's nationalist forces and made big promises to reform the 28-member bloc. However, two years into his presidency he seems to be str...
08:36, 05/01/2019

Macron pledges tax cuts in effort to assuage Yellow Vests French President Emmanuel Macron has revealed long-awaited plans to alleviate nearly half a year of street protests that have sucked the oxygen out of his presidency and cast his political future into...
18:36, 04/28/2019

A comedian who played a president on TV just became Ukraine's president On April 21, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played a president in a popular Ukrainian TV series, defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko in a landslide, garnering 73.2% of the vote to Poroshe...
22:12, 04/28/2019

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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 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

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 '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

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

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

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

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

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

Liverpool reach back-to-back Champions League finals after comeback vs. Barcelona Jürgen Klopp's side overcame a large first-leg deficit against Barcelona to advance to the Champions League final for the second straight season. It is the third final in the German coach's career....
02:48, 05/08/2019

A minor league hockey team won back-to-back titles. Then it kept the trophy. "I don't know if I should say this or not, but Colorado kept the trophy, if you can believe it," Patrick Kelly, commissioner emeritus of the ECHL, said on a Toledo radio station....
05:12, 06/02/2019

| Van Aert clinches back to back Dauphine stages, Yates in yellow Wout van Aert won a second successive stage of the Criterium du Dauphine with victory on day five as Britain's Adam Yates remained in the leader's yellow jersey....
18:36, 06/13/2019

Mozambique pledging conference hopes to soften devastating blow of back-to-back cyclones As some 1.85 million people in Mozambique try to recover from back-to-back cyclones Idai and Kenneth, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Friday kicked off a two-day pledging forum to d...
01:48, 06/01/2019

Back to life, back to virtual reality as music stars return to stage as holograms As a Whitney Houston 3D tour is announced, the race is on to make hi-tech concerts just like the real thingThe Beatles live in the Cavern, Ziggy Stardust’s last outing at the Hammersmith Apollo, or J...
17:00, 05/26/2019

Notre Dame is becoming a symbol of Macron’s gung-ho presidency | Pauline Bock The innovation-obsessed president is at odds with most French people who would like a faithful restoration of the cathedralTo restore or to innovate? Ever since that terrible blaze laid waste to Notre...
14:12, 06/10/2019

Macron says 'no big drama' after oak tree gifted to Trump dies, will send replacement French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to send a new oak tree to President Trump amid the death of the tree that he gave to Trump during a White House visit last year has died....
16:36, 06/12/2019

Exclusive: Renault chairman weakened as Macron snubs meeting - sources French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the carmaker, sources told Reuters, rais...
01:24, 06/13/2019

Emmanuel Macron Offers Donald Trump Replacement 'Friendship' Oak Tree French president Emmanuel Macron will send a replacement oak tree to US President Donald Trump after the original was dug up from the White House garden and died....
06:48, 06/13/2019

Emmanuel Macron pledges to cut taxes in response to Yellow Vest protests French President Emmanuel Macron pledged to cut taxes and make other reforms Thursday in an address responding to the country's so-called Yellow Vest protests....
18:48, 04/28/2019

Macron suffers setback in EU parliament as party pays price for gaffes President Emmanuel Macron's handpicked candidate to lead a new centrist alliance in the European Parliament said on Thursday she was pulling out of the race, in a blow to French government influence i...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Macron's EU election flagbearer targets 100-strong alliance with kingmaker role The flagbearer of President Emmanuel Macron's European election challenge on Sunday foresaw building a centrist alliance of more than 100 lawmakers, enough she said to thrust the French leader and his...
19:48, 05/12/2019

Libya’s Hifter meets French leader Macron amid fighting PARIS (AP) — Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about his month-long offensive to take Libya’s capi...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Tree Symbolising Donald Trump-Emmanuel Macron Friendship Has Died The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolized the friendship shown by the two leaders....
02:00, 06/11/2019

Oak Tree Symbolising Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron Friendship Is Dead The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolized the friendship shown by the two leaders....
08:00, 06/10/2019

Libyan commander Haftar told Macron no ceasefire for now: French presidency Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a ceasefire and said he wanted to rid the capital of militias that had "infested" the U....
21:48, 05/22/2019

Renault Chairman Senard furious as Macron snubs meeting, report says French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government's interference at the automaker, sources said, raising que...
21:12, 06/12/2019

Protests abating, Macron sends PM to map out exit from reform 'death valley' President Emmanuel Macron will seek on Wednesday to rebuild momentum behind his measures to shake up the French economy now that yellow vest protests against him are abating and his popularity is pick...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Libya's Haftar ruled out ceasefire in talks with France's Macron: Elysee Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar told French President Emmanuel Macron that conditions for a ceasefire were not in place, although he would be ready to talk if those conditions were met, a Fren...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Macron pays D-Day tribute to Resistance victims of Caen prison massacre President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute on Wednesday to 71 French Resistance fighters shot dead by the Gestapo on the day Allied forces landed in Normandy but whose bodies were never recovered, as he m...
21:12, 06/05/2019

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Paris would hold talks with Iran and its partners to ...
19:24, 06/17/2019

Bear bites back after camera records back scratch An Asian Black Bear has been filmed having a good back scratch at the Land of the Leopard national park in Russia's Far East. Soon after the bear finds and chomps down on the camera. (June 18) &...
21:24, 06/18/2019

Swanson, Freeman go back-to-back as Braves beat Giants 9-2 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dansby Swanson and Freddie Freeman hit back-to-back homers in the second inning, when Atlanta scored six unearned runs after San Francisco botched a double play, and the surging B...
08:24, 05/23/2019

Brooks Koepka wins PGA Championship, joins Tiger Woods as only back-to-back winners in stroke play FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka wins PGA Championship, joins Tiger Woods as only back-to-back winners in stroke play....
01:24, 05/20/2019

Watch: Tiger Woods bags back-to-back birdies, eagle to climb 2019 PGA Championship leaderboard Tiger Woods prowled back by starting the front nine with back-to-back birdies and an eagle after shooting 3-over-par on the back nine to open the first round of the 2019 PGA Championship....
18:48, 05/16/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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 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

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

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

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

Watch: Reds hit back-to-back HRs in first, trounce Indians Nick Senzel and Joey Votto started Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indians with back-to-back home runs and the Cincinnati Reds never looked back, winning 7-2....
15:12, 06/13/2019

Michael Avenatti to face back-to-back arraignments in one day It’s going to be a tough day Tuesday for disgraced celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti, who faces two nearly back-to-back arraignments in Manhattan federal court. Avenatti’s first scheduled ...
22:36, 05/27/2019

Olson, Canha go back-to-back in A's 6-2 win over Mariners Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the slumping Seattle Mariners 6-2 for their seventh straight win     ...
08:24, 05/25/2019

Alonso claims back-to-back victories in Toyota one-two "Fernando Alonso claimed back-to-back victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, overtaking the rival Toyota on the final hour before holding on to win the famous sportscar race."...
16:24, 06/16/2019

Cannes filmmaker urges Macron to watch tale of French police violence Filmmaker Ladj Ly urged French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday to watch his thriller about a chaotic police patrol, in the running for the top award at Cannes, as an insight into France's "yello...
13:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Libya's Haftar ruled out ceasefire in talks with France's Macron - Elysee Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar told French President Emmanuel Macron that conditions for a ceasefire were not in place, although he would be ready to talk if those conditions were met, a Fren...
19:36, 05/22/2019

Macron's efforts to appease Yellow Vest protesters could fuel another rift in Europe President Emmanuel Macron's promise of new tax cuts in France could create further tension between Italy's anti-establishment government and the European Union, analysts told CNBC....
11:12, 04/30/2019

Boutique bank run by Macron donor could help tackle hurdles to Fiat/Renault deal The ties between French banker Benoit d'Angelin and President Emmanuel Macron could prove useful as d'Angelin's boutique firm joins Goldman Sachs and Nomura to help arrange Fiat's proposed merger with...
17:48, 05/27/2019

French police summon prominent journalist for reporting on corruption in Macron’s government Le Monde’s Ariane Chemin has been writing about the “Benalla affair,” a story that has fueled allegations of a coverup within the Elysee Palace related to the conduct of a former security aide of Pres...
21:36, 05/22/2019

Macron Reboots French Economic Overhaul as Yellow-Vest Protests Fade The government of President Emmanuel Macron is preparing to cut the country’s unemployment benefits as the French leader seeks to reboot his economic overhauls and put months of violent yellow-vest pr...
17:36, 06/18/2019

Macron wants to meet Libya's Haftar to push ceasefire: French foreign minister President Emmanuel Macron wants to meet Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to push a ceasefire and resume peace talks, France's foreign minister said on Tuesday....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Election Commission Orders Re-Polling In 1 Polling Booth In Puducherry The Election Commission of India has declared the polls held on April 18 at polling station in Puducherry as "void". Repolling will be held in polling station no-10 in Kamaraj Nagar assembly segment.....
04:24, 05/09/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UPDATE 1-Macron wants to meet Libya's Haftar to push ceasefire - French foreign minister President Emmanuel Macron wants to meet Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar to push a ceasefire and resume peace talks, France's foreign minister said on Tuesday....
20:48, 05/14/2019

Merkel heir faces widespread criticism after proposal to regulate online opinion Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent faced criticism from across Germany's political spectrum on Tuesday after she called for rules about expressing online opinions before elections in r...
20:00, 05/28/2019

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

Olson, Canha go back-to-back in A’s 6-2 win over Mariners OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With six home runs in his last nine games, Mark Canha is trying to do his best impression of Oakland teammate Khris Davis. That’s going to be critical in the coming weeks ...
10:12, 05/25/2019

CFE EXPERIENCES BUSIEST WEEK IN ITS HISTORY;Single-Day Volume Reaches Consecutive Highs on Thursday and Friday,VIX Futures Sets Back-to-Back Daily Trading Records CHICAGO, May 10, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that the Exchange set several new trading records during the week ended Friday, May 7, 2010. From May 3 through May 7, CFE...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party 'at high risk' of accepting illegal donations, Electoral Commission warns Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is at a "high and ongoing risk" of accepting impermissible donations from supporters, the official elections watchdog has said....
00:36, 06/13/2019

D-Day 75th anniversary: lone piper plays a lament as Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron, and Donald Trump honour sacrifices made by the heroes of World War II Military veterans joined world leaders including Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump in honouring brave servicemen and women who made sacrifices on D-Day....
13:24, 06/06/2019

Merkel rebukes Trump politics in Harvard commencement speech: 'Tear down walls of ignorance' Without saying the president by name, German Chancellor Angela Merkel slammed the policies and worldview of Donald Trump's presidency.        ...
21:12, 05/31/2019

What does the European Parliament actually do? Fewer people are voting at the EU level and more populists are in parliament than ever before. With elections approaching at the end of May, DW looks at what the bloc's most important legislative body...
04:48, 05/07/2019

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next week....
17:48, 05/16/2019

What does European Parliament actually do? For years it was a rite of passage for European holidaymakers visiting another country on the continent -- the dreaded phone bill on the return home....
01:36, 05/14/2019

No new dawn for far right in European election Support for extremist parties remains limited, with signs of protest voting around single issues. While euroskeptics fared well in several countries, DW research suggests more modest gains for the far...
14:48, 05/31/2019

European Under-21 Championship 2019: All you need to know "The 22nd edition of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship gets underway on Sunday as co-hosts Italy and San Marino greet the best young talent from across the continent."...
18:48, 06/14/2019

Why You Might Not Want to Buy European Baby Formulas One of a parent’s first major decisions is how—or what—to feed their baby. For those who formula feed, the pressure to find a high-quality product that is as nutritious as possible can be daunting. A...
21:48, 06/11/2019

8 key takeaways from the European election results The results of the European elections revealed some unexpected outcomes Monday as the full picture from the world's biggest multi-country vote became clearer....
14:00, 05/27/2019

Who should I vote for in the 2019 European elections? Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate and the environment...
19:24, 05/20/2019

European Parliament: Facts and figures Fewer people are voting at the EU level and more populists are in parliament than ever before. With elections approaching at the end of May, DW looks at what the bloc's most important legislative body...
22:36, 05/06/2019

European buyers of U.S. gas bristle at terms As European and U.S. officials praise the soaring trade of liquefied natural gas (LNG) between the regions, a pillar of U.S. President Donald Trump's drive for American "energy dominance", some buyers...
12:00, 05/03/2019

How will the far-right AfD party shape the European Parliament? Germany's right-wing populist AfD party will only have limited influence in the European Parliament. But its lawmakers hope to learn from more seasoned populist leaders....
00:00, 06/17/2019

Wintershall Dea seeks European IPO in H2 2020 - CEO Newly created oil and gas group Wintershall DEA plans to hold an initial public offering in the second half of the next year, its chief executive told Reuters, in a deal that could become one of the l...
16:12, 06/11/2019

EU citizens in UK have their say on Brexit in European vote LONDON (AP) — Hedwig Hegtermans has lived in Britain for two decades, but she didn’t have a vote when the country decided in 2016 to leave the European Union. She’s determined to have her ...
10:12, 05/17/2019

Footballers say #ThisTimeImVoting in European elections European Union politicians have thanked a small selection of footballers for their efforts in a get out the vote campaign. Kevin Trapp and Eintracht Frankfurt played a large role in a rather muted cam...
14:12, 05/23/2019

Puigdemont, 2 other Catalans can't run in European elections Spanish political party officials say the country's Electoral Board has ruled that Carles Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatists who fled abroad to escape arrest can't stand as candidates in nex...
23:00, 04/29/2019

EU youth want their say in European Parliament vote With EU elections on the horizon, what do the bloc's young people feel is most important? The TUI Foundation’s European Youth Study found that climate issues are key, and overall young people want mor...
02:24, 05/09/2019

What is the European parliament and do the elections matter? As Europe prepares to go to the polls, we look at the workings of the union and where its power liesEurope’s twice-a-decade parliamentary elections are the second largest democratic contest in the wor...
03:48, 05/07/2019

The Roadblocks to European Fintech Expansion “The US market is vast. There are a lot of consumers in the US that use outdated technologies, and from that perspective we see huge potential here [in the US],” announced Nicolas Kopp, US...
18:00, 05/21/2019

| Bulls going back to back? Why it’s unlikely The Bulls would hark back to the glory days of 2007 under Heyneke Meyer if they can clinch successive Australasian tour wins on Friday, writes Rob Houwing...
00:24, 05/22/2019

European Elections Will Gauge the Power of Populism A new scandal in Austria that led to the collapse of the coalition government there served as a reminder that Russia has deep ties to many populist parties....
23:12, 05/21/2019

European Union calls for ceasefire in Libya All warring groups in Libya must commit to a ceasefire and return to U.N.-led mediation, the European Union said on Monday, calling the situation a threat to international security....
23:00, 05/13/2019

What do the European Parliament results mean for climate change? Green parties have made gains in the European Parliament and may become coalition partners. But newly-elected populists are likely to fight climate action...
21:36, 05/28/2019

European populists don't need Donald Trump, but they like his support European populists preceded the rise of Donald Trump. While they share some common sentiments, they have few concrete connections. That's why a Trump election defeat wouldn't necessarily mean the end ...
01:12, 05/15/2019

European shares rise on hopes of ECB action European shares rose on Thursday, as expectations the European Central Bank will provide more stimulus for an ailing euro zone economy countered disappointment over the collapse of Renault-Nissan's me...
10:00, 06/06/2019

Bats Launching New Regional European Indices LONDON – 6 June 2017 – Bats Europe (Bats), a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it will expand its European index franchise with the...
20:12, 05/01/2019

European Markets Feel the World's Pain With its trade-dependent companies and weak banks, the eurozone is feeling the effects of intensifying concerns about global trade and a slowdown in the Chinese economy....
22:00, 05/31/2019

10 of the best UK and European theme parks: readers’ tips From Moomins in Finland to zooming down slides in the Pyrenees, our readers pick thrilling parks across EuropeThis mountain park is home to Tobotronc, a really exhilarating 5km toboggan run – the worl...
11:12, 05/30/2019