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US President Donald Trump pitches ending trade tariffs at G-7 summit

On Friday, Trump had a spat with French President Emmanuel Macron and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau over Twitter, lashing out at them over criticism of U.S' imposition of trade tariffs.

published on : 9th June 2018

Italy laments migrant burden, despite French and German pledges

Italy took in more than 3,500 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya in just the past few days but urges EU also to pursue joint solutions

published on : 13th July 2017

Trump and EU offer starkly different trade visions at G-20

Competing visions of world trade are set to collide head-on at the Group of 20 summit of world leaders in Hamburg Germany.

published on : 5th July 2017

Chancellor Merkel raises prospect of gay marriage in Germany

Merkel has opened the door to a law allowing gay marriage in Germany, softening her stance before a Sept. 24 election on an issue potential coalition partners have made a condition for sharing power.

published on : 27th June 2017

Germany's Merkel disputes Trump's NATO debt claim

Trump tweeted Saturday, a day after meeting Merkel in Washington, that Germany owes vast sums of money to NATO.

published on : 20th March 2017

Germany says Erdogan's Merkel Nazi jibe unacceptable

Turkey and the European Union -- especially Germany with its large Turkish diaspora -- are locked in a bitter dispute.

published on : 20th March 2017

Germany says Erdogan has gone too far with Nazi jibe

Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel branded Erdogan's comments shocking.

published on : 20th March 2017

Trump did not refuse to shake Merkel's hand: Spokesman

Sitting side-by-side in the Oval Office, Merkel's suggestion of another handshake went unheard or ignored by Trump -- an awkward moment in what are usually highly scripted occasions.

published on : 19th March 2017

Trump voices NATO support but says members must pay fair share

Many nations owe vast sums of money from past years and it is very unfair to the United States.

published on : 18th March 2017

Turkish daily depicts Germany's Merkel as Frau Hitler on front page

A Turkish pro-government newspaper depicted Chancellor Angela Merkel on its front page in Nazi uniform with a Hitler-style moustache.

published on : 17th March 2017

US President Trump hosts German Chancellor Merkel after snowstorm delay

Trump hosts Merkel at the White House, a meeting delayed by a snowstorm and still clouded by a storm of words between the two ostensible allies.  

published on : 17th March 2017

Turkey President Erdogan accuses German Chancellor Merkel of supporting terrorists

Erdogan said Germany, which Turkey has long accused of harbouring Kurdish militants and wanted suspects from the failed July 15 coup, was "giving support to terror in a ruthless way".

published on : 14th March 2017

Germany must not let Turkey 'grow more distant': Angela Merkel

Merkel vowed to "work for German-Turkish relations, on the basis of our values and in all clarity" -- stressing that these included the freedoms of speech, the press and assembly.

published on : 9th March 2017

Germany seeks to end row with Turkey, Ankara gives cold response

NATO allies Ankara and Berlin have been locked in a new dispute over the past week after several local authorities in Germany blocked rallies by Turkish ministers.

published on : 9th March 2017

Lawmakers to quiz Merkel over role in Volkswagen's 'dieselgate'

Merkel has been chancellor for the entire period covered by the inquiry, which has also heard serving and former ministers including Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel.

published on : 8th March 2017
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