Tag: Angela Merkel

Workers are working on pipes in the production hall at the Nord Stream 2 facility at Mukran on Ruegen Islandon October 19, 2017 in Sassnitz, Germany. Nord Stream is laying a second pair of offshore pipelines in the Baltic Sea between Vyborg in Russia and Greifswald in Germany for the …

Donald Trump: U.S. Will Compete with Russia’s Gas Pipeline to Germany

The United States, the top oil and gas seller, will compete with Russia’s gas pipeline to Germany, according to President Donald Trump, who addressed his previously expressed concern about the Nord Stream II pipeline during Monday’s joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Leaders Meet For NATO Summit BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MAY 25: US President Donald Trump (front left) and Prime Minister Theresa May (front right) during the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) summit on May 25, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

Trump Demands NATO Allies Immediately Pay 2%, Not in 2025

U.S. President Donald Trump repeated questions Wednesday over payments from Germany to Russia for a gas pipeline and called for NATO allies to increase spending to two percent immediately, not by 2025.

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JULY 11: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump attend the opening ceremony at the 2018 NATO Summit at NATO headquarters on July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. Leaders from NATO member and partner states are meeting for a two-day summit, which is being overshadowed …

Trump and Germany’s Merkel Discuss Russia Gas Pipeline

President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a pull-aside meeting at the NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, on Wednesday during which they discussed a German gas pipeline to Russia that Trump had openly criticized that morning.

BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 05: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban speak to the media following talks at the Chancellery on July 5, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Germany recently reached a compromise within its government over migration policy. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Orban Stands up to Merkel, Refuses to Take Migrants from Germany

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stood firm on mass migration during a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin Thursday, saying that his country would refuse to allow Germany to send migrants back to Hungary.

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (L) talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel as they arrive for a family picture before a French-German ministerial conference to coordinate European reform proposals ahead of EU summit on June 28-29, 2018 on June 19, 2018, at the Meseberg Palace, northeastern Germany. - German Chancellor Angela …

Amid Fractious Coalition, Merkel Deputy Resists Eurozone Joint Budget Plan

BERLIN (AP) – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Bavarian allies responded skeptically Wednesday to the German leader’s agreement to a future eurozone budget, adding to a conflict over migration that has shaken the government. Bavaria’s Christian Social Union party is locked in

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New Migrant Crisis Threatens to Bring Down Merkel in 48 Hours

The era of Angela Merkel may be coming to an end as longstanding disagreements on migration policies between her and her Bavarian allies threaten to come to a head and potentially unseat the German leader, who has been at the country’s helm since 2005.

Police officers secure the courtroom of Celle, northern Germany, prior to the trial of the Iraqi jihadist Abu Walaa, accused of radicalising young men and running a jihadist network linked to the Berlin truck attacker, alongside four co-defendants accused of supporting IS, on September 26, 2017. Notorious hate preacher Abu …

Migrant Grabbed Cop Gun, Attempted to Shoot Officer During Deportation

A failed Nigerian asylum seeker attempted to wrestle a firearm away from a police officer in the German city of Landshut leading to condemnation of the country’s migrant policies from the police union. The GdP union slammed the German federal government following

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Exclusive — Grenell: NATO Allies Unprepared, Not Meeting Commitments

BERLIN, Germany: Tackling NATO nations failing to meet their alliance obligations is a key priority for President Trump, his right-hand-man in Europe has revealed in major and unprecedented remarks on the credibility of the military of the European Union’s largest economy.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L-R) and French President Emmanuel Macron gesture on the balcony of the town hall of Aachen after Macron recieved the International Charlemagne Prize at a ceremony on May 10, 2018 in Aachen, Germany.

Merkel, EU Leaders Cling to Iran Nuclear Deal

BERLIN (AP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday it would be wrong to cancel the nuclear agreement with Iran, highlighting it as one of her main differences of opinion between Berlin and Washington. President Donald Trump announced last week

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German Economic Growth Slows, Lowest Since 2016

BERLIN (AP) – German economic growth slowed to 0.3 percent in the first quarter, its weakest performance in more than a year, official data showed Tuesday. The quarter-on-quarter economic growth reported by the Federal Statistical Office compared with an expansion