Posts Tagged ‘Angela Merkel’

Trump plays nice as divisive G20 opens

by AFP/ pic by AFP
World leaders kicked off one of their most high-stakes G20 meetings in years Friday, with rows brewing over a bruising US-China ...

Germany’s Merkel vows to fight to the very end for an orderly Brexit

By BLOOMBERG
BERLIN • German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she’ll fight to the very end for an orderly Brexit as Theresa May’s strategy hit a major ...

The German left hates its big jobs achievement

By LEONID BERSHIDSKY / Pic By BLOOMBERG
Germany’s Hartz reforms of the early 2000s, often lauded as an exemplary fix to a sclerotic labour market, are ...

Merkel wants EU antitrust rules changed to foster global players

BERLIN • German Chancellor Angela Merkel (picture) continued her campaign to get European Union (EU) antitrust rules changed so that companies in the ...

Why Germany’s worst data leak isn’t such a scandal

By Leonid Bershidsky / BLOOMBERG
Throughout December, a hacker calling himself or herself G0d (or a group of people hiding behind the nickname) ...

No victory lap for Merkel’s successor

By Leonid Bershidsky / BLOOMBERG
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (picture)’s election as the leader of Germany’s biggest party, the Christian Democratic ...

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 ...