Germany tightens COVID-19 lockdown till 10 January; schools, businesses to shutter in festive period
The seven-day rolling average of daily new cases in Germany has risen over the past two weeks from 21.23 new cases per 100,000 people on 28 November to 26 new cases per 100,000 people on 12 December
Angela Merkel's handpicked successor bows out of race for chancellor, throws party further into crisis
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer told leading members of the Christian Democratic Union that she won't be seeking the chancellorship in next year's election, upending Merkel's plans to hand her the reins after more than 15 years in power
Germany's Angela Merkel calls for high-security standards across Europe when it comes to 5G network rollout
All the telecoms operators in Germany, which has close trading ties with China, are customers of Huawei and have warned that banning it would delay the launch of 5G networks.
India should hold talks with the European Union for a free trade agreement, Piyush Goyal said, a day after it refused to join a China-backed regional trade pact for fear of a flood of cheap Chinese imports.
India, Germany will sign numerous agreements to signify 'very close' relationship between them, says Angela Merkel
A number of agreements will be signed between India and Germany signifying their broad-based ties and the "very close" relationship between the two countries, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said
Scottish court rules Boris Johnson's suspension of UK Parliament 'unlawful', refers matter to Britain's Supreme Court
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the country must leave the EU on 31 October, with or without a divorce deal to smooth the way
Hong Kong an internal affair, says China after German foreign minister meets Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong
Hong Kong has been gripped by weeks of protests, initially against a now-shelved extradition bill and now focused more on securing greater freedoms for Hong Kong
With 50 million followers on Twitter, Narendra Modi continues to be most followed Indian; Obama leads world leaders with 108 mn followers
Narendra Modi continues to be the most followed Indian on Twitter with his followers crossing 50 million mark on the microblogging site.
Angela Merkel says no need for fiscal stimulus package right now to counter effects of a slowing economy
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she did not see any need for a fiscal stimulus package to counter the effects of a slowing economy
Iran P5+1 nuclear deal: European signatories of JCPOA call for dialogue to end escalation, say support contingent on Tehran's compliance
Three key European powers on Sunday called for dialogue and an end to the escalation over Iran's nuclear programme, as tensions further intensified between Tehran and the United States.
The 20-year-old accessed and leak personal data and documents from about 1,000 people.
The information comprised of home addresses, mobile phone numbers, letters, invoices and copies of identity documents.
Angela Merkel likely to miss opening of G20 Summit after plane makes emergency landing due to technical snag
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will miss the opening of the G20 summit in Argentina after her plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Cologne on Thursday due to a technical problem.
Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin to hold talks on new Russian-German pipeline, discuss ending Syrian conflict
Chancellor Angela Merkel's office said she plans weekend talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Germany on issues including the development of a contentious Baltic Sea natural gas pipeline.
Ahead of NATO summit, diplomats fear acrimony between Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin may undermine bid to show unity
The NATO summit is likely to be dominated by Trump’s insistence that member nations step up and pay more for their joint defence.
Narendra Modi to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on 20 April after concluding visits to UK, Sweden
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a stopover in Berlin on 20 April after concluding his visits to Sweden and the United Kingdom
German chancellor Angela Merkel pledged that the new government she is seeking to form would work toward a "fresh start" for Europe, after reporting a breakthrough in marathon coalition talks.
German chancellor Angela Merkel starts talks with Social Democrats to form government, hopes to break 3-month impasse
German chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the centre-left Social Democrats are starting talks on forming a new government, attempting to break an impasse more than three months after the country's election.
Angela Merkel agrees to cap Germany's refugee intake at 200,000 a year; seeks to unite allies ahead of tough coalition talks
Two weeks after winning elections with a reduced majority, Chancellor Angela Merkel has agreed to limit Germany's refugee intake in a bid to unite her conservative camp ahead of tough coalition talks to form a new government.
Donald Trump congratulates Angela Merkel for election victory, discusses Iran's 'malign' activities in Middle East
Donald Trump has called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to congratulate her on election victory and discussed how to counter Iran's nuclear ambitions