Posts Tagged ‘Angela Merkel’

Will Merkel leave Germany fit for the future? Probably not

FRANKFURT • Angela Merkel’s play-it-safe approach to running Germany’s economy sidelined major initiatives, leaving a growing list of challenges for the ...

CDU: Germany doesn’t need to take a Deutsche Bank stake

HAMBURG • German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling party wouldn’t back the government taking a stake in Deutsche Bank AG to strengthen the nation’s ...

Germany’s flagging economy will be Europe’s problem

By ASHOKA MODY / Pic By AFP
The imminent end of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s final term presents a great challenge for both her country and the ...

Tensions grip Merkel’s party ahead of succession vote

By BLOOMBERG
BERLIN • Tensions mounted in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s (picture) centre-right party yesterday a day before a vote to decide ...

Welcoming refugees may have ushered in Merkel’s final act

By AFP
BERLIN • Opening Germany’s doors to more than a million refugees may come to define Chancellor Angela Merkel’s legacy, a landmark moment in her ...

This is all that’s left of Macron’s grand plan to fix euro

By BLOOMBERG
BRUSSELS • Less than a decade after the financial crisis nearly tore the euro-area apart, a long-anticipated push to buttress the currency ...

Suspense over Trump-Putin talks as leaders crowd Paris event

Russian officials say the French had been the ones to ask that no separate Trump- Putin meeting be arranged
By BLOOMBERG PARIS • So many ...

Merkel said to quit as party chief as her chancellorship wobbles

By BLOOMBERG
FRANKFURT • German Chancellor Angela Merkel will quit as head of her Christian Democratic party after almost two decades, a person ...

Italy’s new budget isn’t as crazy as it seems

By Ashoka Mody / BLOOMBERG
Europe’s leaders have come down hard on Italy for its plans to increase spending with the aim of boosting growth and helping ...

Merkel opens new front in fight against diesel vehicle bans

By BLOOMBERG
BERLIN • German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she’ll seek to amend German anti-pollution laws to avoid driving bans for diesel vehicles in ...

Germany signals military sales to Saudi on hold

By BLOOMBERG
BERLIN • Germany signalled it’s suspending exports of military equipment to Saudi Arabia pending investigations into the death of ...

Merkel faces fresh turmoil after historic Bavarian setback

By BLOOMBERG
BERLIN • Chancellor Angela Merkel faces a new round of coalition turbulence after her Bavarian sister party dropped to a historic low in a ...