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Put new sanctions against Russia sanctions into effect Merkel

Sep 10, 2014

Put new sanctions against Russia sanctions into effect Merkel

Merkel told Germany's parliament that it is important for peace plans drawn up by Ukraine and Russia to be put into effect and added that "a ceasefire and the release of prisoners are only two elements of 12 points." #White House #US #NewsTracker #Russia #Angela Merkel #European Union #Sanctions #Ukraine #german #Eastern Europe #Petro Poroshenko #2014 Crimean crisis #MH17 #US-Russia relations #Western Democracy #2014 Ukraine crisis
Top German spy Young Muslims attracted to Islamic State as it is more brutal than al-Qaida

Aug 31, 2014

Top German spy Young Muslims attracted to Islamic State as it is more brutal than al-Qaida

Some young Muslims are attracted to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria because of its brutality, which makes it appear "more authentic" than al-Qaida #Syria #Islam #NewsTracker #Angela Merkel #Germany #Iraq #Muslims #al-Qaida #islamic-state #ISIL #ISIS
EU struggles with gender equity with a dearth of women for top jobs

Aug 28, 2014

EU struggles with gender equity with a dearth of women for top jobs

There were nine women on the outgoing team of 28 and with the days ticking down to Saturday's summit only five of the 28 nations have committed a woman as their designated Commissioner. #NewsTracker #Angela Merkel #European Union #EU #Women #Gender equality
Merkel urges Putin to stop sending arms, fighters into Ukraine

Aug 16, 2014

Merkel urges Putin to stop sending arms, fighters into Ukraine

Angela Merkel urged Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Friday to help defuse the crisis in Ukraine and halt the stream of weapons and armed personnel into the country. #NewsTracker #Russia #Angela Merkel #Germany #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine
G7 warns Russia of more sanctions if Ukraine crisis escalates

Jul 31, 2014

G7 warns Russia of more sanctions if Ukraine crisis escalates

US President Barack Obama and major industrialised allies warned Russia on Monday it faces damaging economic sanctions if President Vladimir Putin takes further action to destabilise Ukraine following the seizure of Crimea. #World #Barack Obama #Russia #Angela Merkel #G8 #G7 #Brussels #Ukraine #The Hague #Crimea

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Global cues are turning positive; now we need good news here

Oct 12, 2011

Global cues are turning positive; now we need good news here

Global signals are tilting towards more positive than negatives in the short-term. This should keep the bulls reasonably happy for a while #Angela Merkel #stocks #US Fed #Bonds #MarketWatch #BoE #Sovereign wealth fund #Slovakia #Market Watch #NotJobsButPassion

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Global cues are turning positive; now we need good news here

Sep 14, 2014

Merkel leads Berlin rally against anti-Semitism, says Jewish life part of German identity

Chancellor Angela Merkel has led a rally against anti-Semitism, telling thousands of people in Berlin that Jewish life is part of Germany's identity...
Global cues are turning positive; now we need good news here

Sep 04, 2014

As NATO talks near, Merkel appears to be losing patience with Putin

As Russia has expanded its military footprint in neighboring Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has held repeated consultations with Russian President Vladimir Putin, so numerous that the German magazine Der Spiegel recently tried to count the ... #Vladimir Putin #NATO #Der Spiegel
Global cues are turning positive; now we need good news here

Sep 01, 2014

Merkel to lawmakers: arming Kurdish fighters carries risks but in Germany's own interest

Chancellor Angela Merkel has told German lawmakers that arming Kurdish fighters battling Islamic extremists in Iraq wasn't an easy decision but is in her country's interest... #Iraq #Berlin