Tag: Angela Merkel

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  • Sunshine at UN

    Sunshine at UN

    The drawing of the Security Council drapes was intended to protect diplomats from flying shards of glass in the event of another attack.

    April 8, 2019
  • Ardern, and not Erdogan, must drive global agenda

    Ardern, and not Erdogan, must drive global agenda

    Erdogan's attempts to politicise the Christchurch murders are a clear move at influencing the upcoming local elections scheduled on March 31 where his ruling Islamic AK party is a major contestant.

    March 24, 2019
  • Hasina must act to repair bruised image

    Hasina must act to repair bruised image

    Hasina is in Munich now attending a global meet focusing on issues of security, meeting world leaders including Angela Merkel and a plethora of important entrepreneurs.

    February 17, 2019
  • The Other Wall

    The Other Wall

    The world must give it to Prime Minister Begum Hasina that thus far she has been no less accommodating than Germany’s Chancellor, Angela Merkel, vis-a-vis the migrants from North Africa and the Arab countries.

    February 11, 2019
  • Merkel, Macron urge Russia to release Ukrainian sailors

    Merkel, Macron urge Russia to release Ukrainian sailors

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have urged Russia to release the Ukrainian sailors who were detained during tensions in the Sea of Azov, the media reported.

    December 29, 2018
  • Canada looking for ways to cancel Saudi arms deal over Khashoggi killing, Yemen war: Trudeau

    Canada looking for ways to cancel Saudi arms deal over Khashoggi killing, Yemen war: Trudeau

    In October, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her country would suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia over the murder.

    December 17, 2018
  • Theresa May heads to Europe in bid to save Brexit deal under fire

    Theresa May heads to Europe in bid to save Brexit deal under fire

    Theresa May is facing a rebellion in her own party and from parliamentary allies that threatens to sink both the agreement and her leadership.

    December 11, 2018
  • PM Modi meets Saudi crown prince on sidelines of G20 summit

    PM Modi meets Saudi crown prince on sidelines of G20 summit

    The two sides also held discussions on enhancing investment in technology, renewable energy and food security.

    November 30, 2018
  • Trump says may cancel Putin meet after Ukraine-Russia sea clash

    Trump says may cancel Putin meet after Ukraine-Russia sea clash

    The incident was the first major confrontation at sea in the long-running conflict pitting Ukraine against Moscow and Russian-backed separatists in the country's east.

    November 28, 2018
  • Signed, but not clinched

    Signed, but not clinched

    Sunday’s approval at the European Union summit of the Brexit draft withdrawal treaty will drive Britain closer to the unhappy and unnecessary ending of a 45-year story. But whether it comes to fruition ~ as Theresa May wishes and many among the Conservatives don’t ~ is as yet far from certain. It is ever so …

    November 28, 2018
  • G-20 Summit: PM Modi leaves for Argentina tomorrow; to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping

    G-20 Summit: PM Modi leaves for Argentina tomorrow; to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping

    Narendra Modi may hold bilateral meetings or pull-asides with US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron

    November 27, 2018
  • Mrs Merkel’s exit

    Mrs Merkel’s exit

    The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has signalled her intent to relinquish office in 2021. Politically, she has been increasingly fragile in recent years and her decision to take the bow has doubtless been influenced by the rather dismal performance of her centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in the regional election in Hesse. It is still …

    November 4, 2018
  • Angela Merkel will step down as German chancellor in 2021: Source

    Angela Merkel will step down as German chancellor in 2021: Source

    She told party top brass her mandate running to 2021 will be “her last term”, a party source told AFP.

    October 29, 2018
  • Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel suspends arms sales to Saudi Arabia

    Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel suspends arms sales to Saudi Arabia

    The German leader emphasized that the evolving explanations given to date by Riyadh for the journalist's death were insufficient.

    October 22, 2018
  • Merkel loses trust

    Merkel loses trust

    In a remarkable moment of candour, the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has admitted that “trust has been lost” with the regional election in Bavaria, a severe electoral setback for the coalition. There have been no resignations yet despite the disastrous result for two of her coalition partners. Nor for that matter has there been any …

    October 19, 2018
  • Rampage of the Right

    Rampage of the Right

    The immediate provocation for last week's rampage in German cities is not Ms Merkel's open-asylum policy towards the migrants, though it is palpable that the Arab factor has lent the spark. It was the stabbing of a German, allegedly by assailants of Syrian and Iraqi origin, that have brought matters to a head.

    September 2, 2018
  • Merkel survives

    Merkel survives

    The irony is unmistakable. Angela Merkel, who had welcomed hundreds of thousands of migrants into Germany, has staved off a crisis in governance by deferring to the demands of neighbouring Austria and also of course from within her coalition. The Chancellor was faced with the dichotomy of humanitarian intervention ~ alone in Europe ~ and …

    July 6, 2018