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BERLIN German Finance Minister Olaf Scholzs proposal last week for a bank deposit protection scheme covering the entire European Union is not the joint position of the government the leader of Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives said on Tuesday NegativeBERLIN German Finance Minister Olaf Scholzs proposal last week for a bank deposit protection scheme covering the entire European Union is not the joint position of the government the leader of Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-eu-banks/top-merkel-ally-slaps-down-finance-minister-on-banking-union-idUSKBN1XM2ST2019-11-13
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that she expected Britains parliament to approve British Prime Minister Boris Johnsons divorce deal with the European Union NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that she expected Britains parliament to approve British Prime Minister Boris Johnsons divorce deal with the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany-merkel/merkel-expects-british-parliament-to-approve-brexit-deal-idUSKBN1XM18D2019-11-13
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed on Monday that Ukraine should give its separatistled Donbass region a special status set out in Ukrainian law the Kremlin said PositiveRussian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed on Monday that Ukraine should give its separatistled Donbass region a special status set out in Ukrainian law the Kremlin said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-russia-germany-ukraine/putin-merkel-say-ukraines-donbass-should-get-special-status-kremlin-idUSKBN1XL2522019-11-12
He also said that Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel would discuss Ukraine Syria and Libya on the phone later on Monday PositiveMOSCOW An international summit on solving the Ukrainian crisis is likely to take place this year Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters in Moscow on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-ukraine-summit-germany/kremlin-eyes-four-way-ukraine-summit-this-year-idUSKBN1XL1NW2019-11-12
Von der Leyen a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel takes over as Commission president on Dec PositiveBERLIN The European Union can no longer rely on soft power to promote its interests and must develop more security and policy focus on trade incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-commission-von-der-leyen/eu-needs-to-learn-the-language-of-power-incoming-chief-says-idUSKBN1XI2BI2019-11-09
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said he was overreacting NegativeFrances president warned fellow European countries on Thursday that NATO was dying citing a lack of coordination and U.S. unpredictability under President Donald Trump comments quickly rejected as by the German chancellor http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-nato/nato-experiencing-brain-death-frances-macron-says-idUSKBN1XH2KA2019-11-08
BERLIN Europe has not yet taken a decision on how to respond to Irans decision to resume enriching uranium which is restrained under its nonproliferation deal but every step Tehran takes makes things more difficult German Chancellor Angela Merkel said NegativeBERLIN Europe has not yet taken a decision on how to respond to Irans decision to resume enriching uranium which is restrained under its nonproliferation deal but every step Tehran takes makes things more difficult German Chancellor Angela Merkel said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-uranium-germany/europe-yet-to-decide-on-response-to-iran-uranium-enrichment-merkel-idUSKBN1XH2692019-11-08
In Chancellor Angela Merkels last government he served as economics and energy minister as well as foreign minister but he is no longer active in frontline politics NeutralBERLIN Former Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel rejected an offer to become the head of Germanys VDA car lobby group on Tuesday after media reports that he was in line for the post caused a public outcry and prompted accusations of nepotism http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-autos/ex-foreign-minister-gabriel-rejects-offer-to-head-german-auto-lobby-idUSKBN1XF2AN2019-11-06
In Chancellor Angela Merkels last government he served as economics and energy minister as well as foreign minister but he is no longer active in frontline politics NeutralBERLIN Former Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel rejected an offer to become the head of Germanys VDA car lobby group on Tuesday after media reports that he was in line for the post caused a public outcry and prompted accusations of nepotism http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-autos/ex-foreign-minister-gabriel-rejects-offer-to-head-german-auto-lobby-idUSKBN1XF2AN2019-11-06
In Chancellor Angela Merkels last government he served as economics and energy minister as well as foreign minister but he is no longer active in frontline politics NeutralBERLIN Former Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel rejected an offer to become the head of Germanys VDA car lobby group on Tuesday after media reports that he was in line for the post caused a public outcry and prompted accusations of nepotism http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-autos/ex-foreign-minister-gabriel-rejects-offer-to-head-german-auto-lobby-idUSKBN1XF2AN2019-11-06
In Chancellor Angela Merkels last government he served as economics and energy minister as well as foreign minister but he is no longer active in frontline politics NeutralBERLIN Former Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel rejected an offer to become the head of Germanys VDA car lobby group on Tuesday after media reports that he was in line for the post caused a public outcry and prompted accusations of nepotism http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-autos/ex-foreign-minister-gabriel-rejects-offer-to-head-german-auto-lobby-idUSKBN1XF2AN2019-11-06
In Chancellor Angela Merkels last government he served as economics and energy minister as well as foreign minister but he is no longer active in frontline politics NeutralBERLIN Former Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel rejected an offer to become the head of Germanys VDA car lobby group on Tuesday after media reports that he was in line for the post caused a public outcry and prompted accusations of nepotism http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-autos/ex-foreign-minister-gabriel-rejects-offer-to-head-german-auto-lobby-idUSKBN1XF2AN2019-11-06
In Chancellor Angela Merkels last government he served as economics and energy minister as well as foreign minister but he is no longer active in frontline politics NeutralBERLIN Former Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel rejected an offer to become the head of Germanys VDA car lobby group on Tuesday after media reports that he was in line for the post caused a public outcry and prompted accusations of nepotism http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-autos/ex-foreign-minister-gabriel-rejects-offer-to-head-german-auto-lobby-idUSKBN1XF2AN2019-11-06
FRANKFURT Germany should have one million charging stations for electric cars by 2030 Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a video message on Sunday ahead of meetings on Monday with the car industry on how to speed the move to lowemission batterypowered vehicles PositiveFRANKFURT Germany should have one million charging stations for electric cars by 2030 Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a video message on Sunday ahead of meetings on Monday with the car industry on how to speed the move to lowemission batterypowered vehicles http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autos-germany-merkel/merkel-wants-germany-to-have-1-mln-electric-car-charging-points-by-2030-idUSKBN1XD07Z2019-11-04
NEW DELHI German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed wideranging agreements in New Delhi on Friday to deepen strategic cooperation and exchanged notes on ways to boost bilateral trade PositiveNEW DELHI German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed wideranging agreements in New Delhi on Friday to deepen strategic cooperation and exchanged notes on ways to boost bilateral trade http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-india-germany/germany-india-sign-wide-ranging-agreements-to-deepen-bilateral-ties-idUSKBN1XB3K42019-11-02
NEW DELHI German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday there was a need for a fresh attempt to restart talks on finalizing a free trade agreement between India and the European Union PositiveNEW DELHI German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday there was a need for a fresh attempt to restart talks on finalizing a free trade agreement between India and the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-india-germany/germanys-merkel-renews-push-for-fta-with-india-pledges-green-funds-idUSKBN1XC03X2019-11-02
Chancellor Angela Merkel has consistently rejected those calls with Scholz saying that Berlin is already using the room for maneuver created by lower borrowing costs to spend where necessary NegativeStrong domestic stimulus is helping France shrug off a global slowdown even as exportdependent Germany heads closer to a recession starkly divergent data on the euro zones two leading economies showed on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy/france-outshines-germany-as-euro-zone-economic-gloom-deepens-idUSKBN1X91AS2019-10-31
MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed Ukraine Syria and Libya during a phone call the Interfax news agency quoted the Kremlin as saying on Saturday PositiveMOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed Ukraine Syria and Libya during a phone call the Interfax news agency quoted the Kremlin as saying on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-syria-crisis-russia-germany/putin-and-merkel-discussed-syria-ukraine-and-libya-in-phone-call-kremlin-idUSKBN1WY0I62019-10-20
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she hoped EU leaders could review the matter at a summit next year when Croatia holds the EUs rotating presidency PositiveMacron later told reporters that the membership bids could not progress until the EU with its complex decisionmaking structures changed though he did not say how it must do so http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-balkans/france-under-fire-for-historic-error-of-blocking-balkan-eu-hopefuls-idUSKBN1WX1CT2019-10-19
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said the European Union needed to discuss a possible discount for Germany as part of budget negotiations because Germany would be disproportionately by an increase in the blocs budget PositiveBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said the European Union needed to discuss a possible discount for Germany as part of budget negotiations because Germany would be disproportionately by an increase in the blocs budget http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-budget-merkel/merkel-wants-to-discuss-eu-budget-discount-for-germany-after-brexit-idUSKBN1WW0W72019-10-18
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was slightly more optimistic that a deal could be reached on Britains planned exit from the European Union given the news she had heard from Brexit negotiations in recent days PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was slightly more optimistic that a deal could be reached on Britains planned exit from the European Union given the news she had heard from Brexit negotiations in recent days http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-merkel/the-news-from-the-brexit-talks-could-be-worse-merkel-says-idUSKBN1WV2BR2019-10-17
LUXEMBOURG French President Emmanuel Macron was headed for a clash with German Chancellor Angela Merkel this week after Paris was isolated on Tuesday in opposing starting membership talks with North Macedonia NegativeLUXEMBOURG French President Emmanuel Macron was headed for a clash with German Chancellor Angela Merkel this week after Paris was isolated on Tuesday in opposing starting membership talks with North Macedonia http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-balkans/macron-on-course-for-clash-with-merkel-over-eu-talks-with-balkan-hopefuls-idUSKBN1WU1562019-10-16
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that she told Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan that the offensive must be stopped because it risked creating a humanitarian crisis NegativeVolkswagen http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-volkswagen-turkey/volkswagen-postpones-final-decision-on-turkey-plant-idUSKBN1WU0GW2019-10-16
Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition government of conservatives and social democrats has resisted calls for a stimulus package to counter the slowdown NegativeBERLIN The German economy is unlikely to slide into a prolonged recession even as it languishes in a weak growth cycle the Economy Ministry said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-economy-ministry/german-economy-stuck-in-weak-phase-crisis-unlikely-ministry-idUSKBN1WT0W92019-10-15
NUREMBERG Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Germany wanted to minimize the negative impact of Brexit in both Britain and Germany if Britain were to leave the European Union in a disorderly manner NegativeNUREMBERG Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Germany wanted to minimize the negative impact of Brexit in both Britain and Germany if Britain were to leave the European Union in a disorderly manner http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-merkel/we-want-to-minimize-negative-impact-of-brexit-if-it-is-disorderly-merkel-idUSKBN1WP1SJ2019-10-11
After a Downing Street source said a Brexit deal was essentially impossible because German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made unacceptable demands the EU accused Johnson of playing a stupid blame NegativeThe European Union told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson he must make significant concessions if he wants to strike a lastminute Brexit deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/eu-tells-britain-make-more-concessions-if-you-want-a-brexit-deal-idUSKBN1WN2EP2019-10-10
BERLIN Germanys position on Brexit has not changed a government spokesman said on Wednesday declining to comment on the content of a telephone conversation between Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday NegativeBERLIN Germanys position on Brexit has not changed a government spokesman said on Wednesday declining to comment on the content of a telephone conversation between Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany/germanys-position-on-brexit-has-not-changed-government-spokesman-says-idUSKBN1WO1F42019-10-10
Commission spokeswoman Mina Andreeva would not comment on reports of German Chancellor Angela Merkels phone conversation with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday morning NeutralBRUSSELS The European Union still wants a deal with Britain on the countrys exit from the bloc and is also determined to protect the Good Friday agreement that ended decades of violence in Northern Ireland the European Commission said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-position/eu-position-remains-that-it-wants-a-brexit-deal-commission-idUSKBN1WN13T2019-10-09
The European Union accused Britain of playing a stupid blame over Brexit on Tuesday after a Downing Street source said a deal was essentially impossible because German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made unacceptable demands NegativeThe European Union accused Britain of playing a stupid blame over Brexit on Tuesday after a Downing Street source said a deal was essentially impossible because German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made unacceptable demands http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-britain-eu/eu-tells-british-pm-johnson-to-stop-playing-stupid-brexit-blame-game-idUSKBN1WN0LU2019-10-09
The EU accused Britain of playing a stupid blame after a Downing Street source said a deal was essentially impossible because German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made unacceptable demands Negativeprices changes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-fall-on-trade-angst-brexit-battle-hurts-pound-idUSL2N26T0ZM2019-10-09
SINSHEIM Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday the governments climate protection package would include a mechanism to monitor compliance with emission limits set for individual sectors adding that the cabinet was due to pass it on Wednesday PositiveSINSHEIM Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday the governments climate protection package would include a mechanism to monitor compliance with emission limits set for individual sectors adding that the cabinet was due to pass it on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-germany-politics-climate/merkel-climate-package-must-include-co2-monitoring-to-pass-cabinet-idUSKBN1WM0ZW2019-10-08
With time running out European Council President Donald Tusk and EU parliament head David Sassoli are due in Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday PositiveLONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will send a letter to the European Union asking for a Brexit delay if no divorce deal has been reached by Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu-court-extension/uk-pm-johnson-will-ask-for-brexit-extension-if-no-deal-by-october-19-court-told-idUSKBN1WJ1BR2019-10-05
BERLIN Germany still wants a negotiated Brexit but is prepared for a nodeal scenario Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday PositiveBERLIN Germany still wants a negotiated Brexit but is prepared for a nodeal scenario Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-merkel/merkel-wants-negotiated-brexit-but-prepared-for-no-deal-scenario-idUSKBN1WH1MI2019-10-03
BERLIN German ministries have failed to agree on a set of climate protection measures government sources said on Wednesday leaving little time to fulfill Chancellor Angela Merkels plan to pass the landmark package this year NegativeBERLIN German ministries have failed to agree on a set of climate protection measures government sources said on Wednesday leaving little time to fulfill Chancellor Angela Merkels plan to pass the landmark package this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-climate-change-germany/german-ministries-fail-to-agree-details-of-climate-deal-sources-idUSKBN1WH0SJ2019-10-03
Chancellor Angela Merkels rightleft government has resisted calls for a fiscal stimulus NegativeBERLIN The number of German manufacturers switching workers to shorttime employment rose in September the Ifo economic institute said on Thursday signaling that a recession in the sector was having a rising toll on the labor market http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-economy-shorthours/more-german-manufacturers-using-short-hours-ifo-says-idUSKBN1WB0YX2019-09-27
UNITED NATIONS German Chancellor Angela Merkel would welcome talks between the United States and Iran but after speaking to the presidents of both countries on Tuesday said it was unrealistic to expect Washington to lift sanctions on the Islamic Republic first NegativeUNITED NATIONS German Chancellor Angela Merkel would welcome talks between the United States and Iran but after speaking to the presidents of both countries on Tuesday said it was unrealistic to expect Washington to lift sanctions on the Islamic Republic first http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-un-merkel/merkel-wants-u-s-iran-talks-but-cant-see-sanctions-lifted-first-idUSKBN1W92GS2019-09-25
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition parties start marathon talks on Thursday to agree a landmark climate action plan designed to help Europes biggest economy meet its CO2 emission reduction targets by 2030 PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition parties start marathon talks on Thursday to agree a landmark climate action plan designed to help Europes biggest economy meet its CO2 emission reduction targets by 2030 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-climate-change-germany-factbox/factbox-merkels-coalition-finalizes-german-landmark-climate-plan-idUSKBN1W41SH2019-09-20
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the Iran nuclear pact which European parties are trying to salvage is one building block we need to get back PositiveThe United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran a U.S. official told Reuters an assessment that further increases tension in the Middle East http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco/saudi-oil-attacks-came-from-southwest-iran-u-s-official-says-raising-tensions-idUSKBN1W21842019-09-18
BERLIN Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will cost at least 40 billion euros until 2023 a person briefed on the talks told Reuters on Saturday PositiveBERLIN Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will cost at least 40 billion euros until 2023 a person briefed on the talks told Reuters on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-germany-politics-climate-change/germanys-climate-protection-measures-to-cost-40-billion-euros-by-2023-source-idUSKBN1VZ0BT2019-09-18
FRANKFURT A climate change protester was bundled away by security staff on Thursday after he tried to rush across a stage where German Chancellor Angela Merkel was inspecting a new electric vehicle at Frankfurts IAA car show NegativeFRANKFURT A climate change protester was bundled away by security staff on Thursday after he tried to rush across a stage where German Chancellor Angela Merkel was inspecting a new electric vehicle at Frankfurts IAA car show http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autoshow-frankfurt-merkel/climate-killer-protester-rushes-merkels-stage-at-frankfurt-car-show-idUSKCN1VX1WR2019-09-13
Ridehailing is an important application of our Krafcik told political and industry leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the events official opening PositiveFRANKFURT Waymo is exploring deploying its selfdriving technology in the trucking industry CEO John Krafcik said on Thursday as it works with industry partners to seize a commercial opportunity from a looming shortage of human drivers http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-autoshow-frankfurt-alphabet/waymo-eyes-deploying-self-driving-technology-in-trucking-ceo-krafcik-idUSKCN1VX0TK2019-09-13
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that Britain could still leave the European Union with a deal but if that proved not to be the case then Berlin was prepared for a disorderly Brexit NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that Britain could still leave the European Union with a deal but if that proved not to be the case then Berlin was prepared for a disorderly Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-merkel/germanys-merkel-still-sees-every-chance-of-orderly-brexit-idUSKCN1VW0T22019-09-12
BERLIN Chinas economic rise brings an increased responsibility for Beijing on the world stage German Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers on Wednesday adding that she had told Chinese leaders last week that upholding human rights was indispensable PositiveBERLIN Chinas economic rise brings an increased responsibility for Beijing on the world stage German Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers on Wednesday adding that she had told Chinese leaders last week that upholding human rights was indispensable http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-china-merkel/germanys-merkel-urges-china-to-uphold-human-rights-in-hong-kong-idUSKCN1VW0UM2019-09-12
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that the trade conflict between the United States and China was hitting Germany which has traditionally relied on exports to propel its economy NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that the trade conflict between the United States and China was hitting Germany which has traditionally relied on exports to propel its economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-china-germany-merkel/merkel-u-s-china-trade-conflict-hitting-germany-idUSKCN1VW0RG2019-09-12
The MoU is part of a bundle of deals companies signed during a visit to China by German Chancellor Angela Merkel PositiveBERLIN Deutsche Post http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-deutsche-post-electric-china/deutsche-posts-streetscooter-signs-china-joint-venture-mou-idUSKCN1VR1G52019-09-07
Germanys Chancellor Angela Merkel raised Hong Kong with Chinese premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday saying a peaceful solution is needed PositiveHONG KONG Hong Kong is bracing for more demonstrations this weekend with protesters threatening to disrupt transport links to the airport after embattled leader Carrie Lams withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill failed to appease some activists http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-protests/hong-kong-braces-for-weekend-protests-as-german-leader-appeals-for-peaceful-solution-idUSKCN1VR05Z2019-09-06
BEIJING German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she discussed Hong Kong with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and that there needed to be a peaceful solution for the city PositiveBEIJING German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she discussed Hong Kong with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and that there needed to be a peaceful solution for the city http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-china-germany/merkel-says-peaceful-solution-needed-for-hong-kong-idUSKCN1VR0GD2019-09-06
BEIJING German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Germany is open for Chinese investment and she welcomes all Chinese companies to invest in the country PositiveBEIJING German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Germany is open for Chinese investment and she welcomes all Chinese companies to invest in the country http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-germany-merkel/merkel-says-germany-is-open-for-chinese-investment-idUSKCN1VR0B92019-09-06
Li speaking at a business forum in Beijing with German Chancellor Angela Merkel added that China will open up its economy even more PositiveBEIJING Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday that China hopes Germany will accept more Chinese companies and loosen export rule for certain goods http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-germany-li/china-premier-hopes-germany-loosens-export-rules-idUSKCN1VR0BJ2019-09-06
BERLIN Violent protests in Hong Kong have complicated a threeday trip to China by Chancellor Angela Merkel that she plans to use to press for greater access to markets there for German businesses suffering from a slowdown at home NegativeBERLIN Violent protests in Hong Kong have complicated a threeday trip to China by Chancellor Angela Merkel that she plans to use to press for greater access to markets there for German businesses suffering from a slowdown at home http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-china/hong-kong-protests-overshadow-merkel-trip-to-china-idUSKCN1VP21B2019-09-05
President Bolsonaro tweeted on Friday that he had also spoken with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the fires a conversation which he said reaffirmed Brazils sovereignty over the rainforest NegativeBrazils foreign minister and President Jair Bolsonaros son met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday to discuss the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest although no concrete measures to deal with the blazes were announced http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-environment/brazil-officials-bolsonaros-son-meet-with-trump-to-discuss-amazon-fires-idUSKCN1VK1F02019-09-01
Bolsonaro told reporters on Friday that he would also talk to German Chancellor Angela Merkel later in the day PositiveBRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may have news later in the day on his request to U.S. President Donald Trump for help fighting the Amazon rainforest fires as the country also fields offers from Chile Ecuador and Israel http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-environment/brazil-weighs-offers-from-u-s-and-others-to-help-fight-amazon-fires-idUSKCN1VK1F02019-08-31
SAO PAULO Brazilian President Bolsonaro said he had a productive conversation on Friday regarding fires in the Amazon with German Chancellor Angela Merkel which reaffirmed Brazils sovereignty over the worlds largest rainforest PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian President Bolsonaro said he had a productive conversation on Friday regarding fires in the Amazon with German Chancellor Angela Merkel which reaffirmed Brazils sovereignty over the worlds largest rainforest http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-environment-germany/bolsonaro-says-conversation-with-merkel-reaffirms-brazil-sovereignty-over-amazon-idUSKCN1VK2K82019-08-31
Trump offered no details but said he planned to visit Germany soon at the invitation of outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel PositiveBIARRITZ France U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he thinks the United States will be able to reach a fair trade agreement with the European Union without imposing threatened tariffs on car imports offering a potential lifeline to German carmakers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-trade-eu/trump-sees-possible-u-s-eu-trade-deal-that-would-avert-car-tariffs-idUSKCN1VG1YO2019-08-27
A spokesman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel said not concluding the trade deal was not the appropriate answer to what is happening in Brazil now NegativeBIARRITZ France Squabbles erupted among G7 nations on Saturday as their leaders gathered for an annual summit exposing sharp differences on global trade tensions Britains exit from the EU and how to respond to the fires raging in the Amazon rainforest http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-g7-summit/squabbles-erupt-as-g7-leaders-open-summit-in-french-resort-idUSKCN1VD2MM2019-08-25
THE HAGUE German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she had not given Britain 30 days to find a solution for the socalled Irish backstop but had wanted to highlight how short time was before Britains planned European Union exit date of Oct NegativeTHE HAGUE German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she had not given Britain 30 days to find a solution for the socalled Irish backstop but had wanted to highlight how short time was before Britains planned European Union exit date of Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany-merkel/merkel-30-days-brexit-remarks-were-meant-to-highlight-urgency-idUSKCN1VC1IB2019-08-25
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Frances Macron also called for the fires to be on the G7 agenda NegativeBRASILIA European leaders on Friday threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America reflecting the growing international dismay and anger with Brazil as a record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest intensified the unfolding environmental crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-brazil-politics/as-eu-threatens-trade-retaliation-brazil-sends-army-to-fight-amazon-fires-idUSKCN1VD19T2019-08-24
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday challenged Britain to come up with alternatives to the Irish border backstop within 30 days but French President Emmanuel Macron cautioned there would be no renegotiation of the Brexit deal PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday challenged Britain to come up with alternatives to the Irish border backstop within 30 days but French President Emmanuel Macron cautioned there would be no renegotiation of the Brexit deal http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu/after-germany-hints-at-compromise-france-tells-uk-no-new-brexit-deal-idUSKCN1VB0N62019-08-22
LEIPZIG Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would discuss how to make sure Britains divorce from the European Union is as smooth as possible when she holds talks later on Wednesday with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson PositiveLEIPZIG Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would discuss how to make sure Britains divorce from the European Union is as smooth as possible when she holds talks later on Wednesday with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-merkel/merkel-aims-to-work-out-friction-free-brexit-with-british-pm-idUSKCN1VB1D02019-08-22
BERLIN Germany is preparing for a nodeal Brexit although Berlin would still prefer an orderly British divorce from the European Union a German government spokesman said on Wednesday before Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Chancellor Angela Merkel NegativeBERLIN Germany is preparing for a nodeal Brexit although Berlin would still prefer an orderly British divorce from the European Union a German government spokesman said on Wednesday before Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets Chancellor Angela Merkel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany-preparations/germany-readies-for-possible-realities-such-as-disorderly-brexit-idUSKCN1VB19W2019-08-22
BERLIN Peace in Northern Ireland and the integrity of the EU single market are nonnegotiable for the EU Germanys Minister for European Affairs Michael Roth said hours before British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin PositiveBERLIN Peace in Northern Ireland and the integrity of the EU single market are nonnegotiable for the EU Germanys Minister for European Affairs Michael Roth said hours before British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany-roth/german-europe-minister-northern-ireland-peace-eu-single-market-non-negotiable-idUSKCN1VB0HM2019-08-22
BERLIN Aug 21 Britain wants to do a swift Brexit deal but the Irish border backstop must be axed in full to prevent a nodeal exit Prime Minister Boris Johnson told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday PositiveBERLIN Aug 21 Britain wants to do a swift Brexit deal but the Irish border backstop must be axed in full to prevent a nodeal exit Prime Minister Boris Johnson told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-johnson-germany-quotes/text-british-pm-johnson-on-brexit-at-meeting-with-merkel-idUSL5N25H5102019-08-22
On Russia and the G7 Im aware of the moves to reintegrate Russia into the he said at a news conference in Berlin alongside Chancellor Angela Merkel PositiveBERLIN Aug 21 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he did not believe the case had yet been made for Russia to rejoin the G7 following its in places like Salisbury Ukraine and elsewhere http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/g7-summit-britain-russia/uks-johnson-says-case-yet-to-be-made-for-russia-to-rejoin-g7-idUSL9N2580182019-08-22
On Russia and the G7 Im aware of the moves to reintegrate Russia into the he said at a news conference in Berlin alongside Chancellor Angela Merkel PositiveBERLIN Aug 21 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he did not believe the case had yet been made for Russia to rejoin the G7 following its in places like Salisbury Ukraine and elsewhere http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/g7-summit-britain-russia/uks-johnson-says-case-yet-to-be-made-for-russia-to-rejoin-g7-idUSL9N2580182019-08-22
REYKJAVIK German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday the EU would think about practical solutions regarding the postBrexit border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland but not by revisiting the Withdrawal Agreement NegativeREYKJAVIK German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday the EU would think about practical solutions regarding the postBrexit border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland but not by revisiting the Withdrawal Agreement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-merkel/merkel-irish-border-solution-possible-but-not-by-reopening-withdrawal-agreement-idUSKCN1VA1IE2019-08-21
The pound rose after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union would think about practical solutions regarding the postBrexit Irish border PositiveEuro steady after shaking off Italy PMs resignation http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-nudged-off-3-wk-peak-as-u-s-yields-dip-before-jackson-hole-meet-idUSL4N25H04P2019-08-21
Johnson will meet both French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the week and is also planning to meet Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in September PositiveDollar index rises towards 2019 high http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-near-two-week-low-vs-dollar-as-treasury-yields-rebound-idUSL5N25G2US2019-08-21
Johnson will meet both French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the week and is also planning to meet Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in September PositiveDollar index rises towards 2019 high http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-near-two-week-low-vs-dollar-as-treasury-yields-rebound-idUSL5N25G2US2019-08-21
Johnson will meet both French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the week and is also planning to meet Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in September PositiveDollar index rises towards 2019 high http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-near-two-week-low-vs-dollar-as-treasury-yields-rebound-idUSL5N25G2US2019-08-21
Johnson will meet both French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the week and is also planning to meet Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in September PositiveDollar index rises towards 2019 high http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-near-two-week-low-vs-dollar-as-treasury-yields-rebound-idUSL5N25G2US2019-08-21
Johnson will meet both French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the week and is also planning to meet Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in September PositiveDollar index rises towards 2019 high http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-near-two-week-low-vs-dollar-as-treasury-yields-rebound-idUSL5N25G2US2019-08-21
Johnson will meet both French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the week and is also planning to meet Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in September PositiveDollar index rises towards 2019 high http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-near-two-week-low-vs-dollar-as-treasury-yields-rebound-idUSL5N25G2US2019-08-21
Johnson will meet both French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the week and is also planning to meet Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in September PositiveDollar index rises towards 2019 high http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-near-two-week-low-vs-dollar-as-treasury-yields-rebound-idUSL5N25G2US2019-08-21
Johnson will meet both French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the week and is also planning to meet Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in September PositiveDollar index rises towards 2019 high http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-near-two-week-low-vs-dollar-as-treasury-yields-rebound-idUSL5N25G2US2019-08-21
BERLIN A meeting between Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planned soon a spokesman for the German government said on Friday adding that details would be announced later PositiveBERLIN A meeting between Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planned soon a spokesman for the German government said on Friday adding that details would be announced later http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany/germanys-merkel-and-british-pm-johnson-to-meet-soon-spokesman-idUSKCN1V60VH2019-08-18
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel has fended off growing calls for more fiscal stimulus by citing the slow outflow of existing federal funds but data suggests the money is indeed being used up as local authority bottlenecks gradually clear PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel has fended off growing calls for more fiscal stimulus by citing the slow outflow of existing federal funds but data suggests the money is indeed being used up as local authority bottlenecks gradually clear http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-budget-analysis/no-more-spending-excuses-for-merkel-as-investment-bottlenecks-ease-idUSKCN1V808L2019-08-18
BERLIN Germany wants Britain to maintain a close partnership with the European Union after its divorce from the bloc Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday NegativeBERLIN Germany wants Britain to maintain a close partnership with the European Union after its divorce from the bloc Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany-merkel/merkel-wants-close-britain-eu-partnership-after-brexit-idUSKCN1V41812019-08-15
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she believed the idea of a European naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz would be discussed again at informal meetings of European foreign and defense ministers in Finland later this month PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she believed the idea of a European naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz would be discussed again at informal meetings of European foreign and defense ministers in Finland later this month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-germany-merkel/merkel-european-mission-in-strait-of-hormuz-likely-to-be-discussed-in-finland-idUSKCN1V41BA2019-08-15
BERLIN An envoy of U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkels unwillingness to boost defense spending might give the United States no choice but to move American troops stationed in Germany to Poland NegativeBERLIN An envoy of U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkels unwillingness to boost defense spending might give the United States no choice but to move American troops stationed in Germany to Poland http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-usa-nato/spend-more-on-defense-or-we-move-troops-to-poland-u-s-envoy-tells-germany-idUSKCN1UZ21H2019-08-10
BERLIN The U.S. ambassador to Germany launched a scathing attack on Chancellor Angela Merkels government on Thursday for its reluctance to join a naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz saying Europes biggest economy must assume more global responsibility NegativeBERLIN The U.S. ambassador to Germany launched a scathing attack on Chancellor Angela Merkels government on Thursday for its reluctance to join a naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz saying Europes biggest economy must assume more global responsibility http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-usa/u-s-envoy-slams-germany-after-reluctance-on-hormuz-mission-idUSKCN1UR34H2019-08-01
There is considerable opposition among Scholzs Social Democrats junior partners in Chancellor Angela Merkels ruling coalition to getting involved in a U.Sled mission NegativeBERLIN Germanys Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday he was very skeptical about a request by the United States to join a military mission for the Strait of Hormuz http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-germany/germanys-scholz-very-skeptical-about-u-s-mission-for-strait-of-hormuz-idUSKCN1UQ0I32019-07-31
BERLIN The European Union will not be bullied into compromising its principles Norbert Roettgen a German lawmaker and ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a warning to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson NegativeBERLIN The European Union will not be bullied into compromising its principles Norbert Roettgen a German lawmaker and ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a warning to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-britain-eu-germany/bullying-wont-break-eu-unity-merkel-ally-tells-uks-johnson-idUSKCN1UL0PV2019-07-26
BERLIN The European Union will not be bullied into compromising its principles Norbert Roettgen a German lawmaker and ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a warning to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson NegativeBERLIN The European Union will not be bullied into compromising its principles Norbert Roettgen a German lawmaker and ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a warning to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-britain-eu-germany/bullying-wont-break-eu-unity-merkel-ally-tells-uks-johnson-idUSKCN1UL0PV2019-07-26
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain would remain a partner even if it is no longer a member of the European Union in future adding that work with British Prime Minister Theresa Mays successor would depend on how he approaches the European Commission PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain would remain a partner even if it is no longer a member of the European Union in future adding that work with British Prime Minister Theresa Mays successor would depend on how he approaches the European Commission http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany-merkel/merkel-britain-will-remain-partner-even-if-it-is-no-longer-eu-member-idUSKCN1UE0YW2019-07-21
Von der Leyen an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces a makeorbreak vote on Tuesday evening in her quest to become the European Commissions first female leader PositiveBERLIN German conservative Manfred Weber urged EU lawmakers to back Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the European Commission in a knifeedge vote on Tuesday warning that a rejection would create political instability in Europe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-eu-jobs-vonderleyen-weber/germanys-weber-urges-eu-lawmakers-to-back-von-der-leyen-in-top-job-vote-idUSKCN1UB0GS2019-07-16
After meeting his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic Macron said he would invite delegations from the two countries to Paris along with German Chancellor Angela Merkel PositiveBELGRADE French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he would to help relaunch talks to normalize ties between Serbia and Kosovo in the next few weeks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-serbia-france/frances-macron-pledges-to-relaunch-serbia-kosovo-dialogue-idUSKCN1UA2752019-07-16
Chancellor Angela Merkels cabinet is due to decide by September on how to deal with sectors whose contribution to climate protection is lagging behind PositiveFRANKFURT A report presented to Germanys government on Friday said the transport and building sectors should be set carbon prices as penalties to incentivise savings in climate harming emissions as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-climate-change-germany-carbon/german-experts-report-recommends-co2-price-for-cars-buildings-idUSKCN1U71482019-07-15
Under the deal von der Leyen a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel will replace JeanClaude Juncker as president of the European Commission the EUs executive arm PositiveEuropean Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frances Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the EUs other top four jobs after marathon talks that have exposed deep divisions in the bloc http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-eu-summit/eu-leaders-choose-frances-lagarde-for-ecb-after-marathon-summit-idUSKCN1TW3YC2019-07-03
LONDON Jeremy Hunt one of the contenders to be Britains next prime minister said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at proposals for a revised Brexit deal PositiveLONDON Jeremy Hunt one of the contenders to be Britains next prime minister said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at proposals for a revised Brexit deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-leader-hunt-merkel/uk-pm-candidate-hunt-says-germanys-merkel-willing-to-look-at-new-brexit-proposals-idUSKCN1TW3OB2019-07-02
The EPP rebellion underlined how weakened German Chancellor Angela Merkel whose Christian Democrat party belongs to the group has become as she prepares to handover to her successor NegativeBRUSSELS European Union leaders were locked in allnight negotiations over the blocs top jobs but as day broke on Monday there was still no deal on who should lead its executive as political groups jockeyed for influence http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-eu-summit/still-no-deal-on-top-eu-jobs-despite-all-night-haggling-idUSKCN1TW1FN2019-07-01
In an interview with the Financial Times newspaper Putin said German Chancellor Angela Merkel had erred by adopting a liberal policy toward immigration from the Middle East NegativeBritish singer Elton John said on Friday he was deeply upset by Russian President Vladimir Putins comment that liberal values were and had been rejected by the majority of people in Western nations http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-people-elton-john/elton-john-blasts-putin-for-calling-liberal-values-obsolete-idUSKCN1TT3302019-06-30
If confirmed the compromise would be a blow to Chancellor Angela Merkel who had backed Webers bid to replace JeanClaude Juncker PositiveBERLIN European Union leaders have agreed that conservative German candidate Manfred Weber will not become president of the blocs executive Commission Germanys Die Welt daily reported on Friday citing sources familiar with the decision http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-jobs-weber/eu-leaders-decide-against-weber-for-commission-presidency-report-idUSKCN1TT2XW2019-06-30
Chinas promise to expand its opening up is not just a cheque that cant be Xi told German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a side meeting in Osaka PositiveOSAKA U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he hoped for productive talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on a trade war that is casting a shadow on global growth but said he had not made any promises about a reprieve from escalating tariffs http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-g20-summit-trump-abe/trump-prepares-for-productive-talks-with-xi-on-trade-war-idUSKCN1TT00H2019-06-29
OSAKA Japan German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she hoped the United States and China would make some progress toward defusing their trade dispute at the G20 meeting of leading economies in Japan PositiveOSAKA Japan German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she hoped the United States and China would make some progress toward defusing their trade dispute at the G20 meeting of leading economies in Japan http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-g20-summit-merkel/merkel-hopes-for-g20-progress-on-u-s-china-trade-dispute-idUSKCN1TT1LP2019-06-29
BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed the Iran nuclear issue should be resolved peacefully and that further escalation of tension should be avoided Chinas official Xinhua news agency said on Friday PositiveBEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed the Iran nuclear issue should be resolved peacefully and that further escalation of tension should be avoided Chinas official Xinhua news agency said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-g20-summit-china-germany/chinas-xi-germanys-merkel-agree-iran-issue-should-be-resolved-peacefully-xinhua-idUSKCN1TT1I72019-06-29
BERLIN Use of Bayers contested weedkiller glyphosate the subject of more than 10000 lawsuits in the U.S. over claims it causes cancer will eventually die out German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the countrys lower house on Wednesday NegativeBERLIN Use of Bayers contested weedkiller glyphosate the subject of more than 10000 lawsuits in the U.S. over claims it causes cancer will eventually die out German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the countrys lower house on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-bayer-glyphosate-merkel/glyphosate-use-will-eventually-end-merkel-says-idUSKCN1TR1QN2019-06-27
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said he was frustrated after raising the issue last week with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron NegativeSTRASBOURG Europes main human rights forum on Tuesday approved Russias readmission the first time that an international sanction imposed for its seizure of Crimea in 2014 has been reversed despite a stalling protest from Ukraine and Georgia http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-europe-rights-council-russia/council-of-europe-readmits-russia-five-years-after-suspension-over-crimea-idUSKCN1TQ1VL2019-06-26
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for a political resolution of the crisis That is what we are working on NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy an apparent move to defuse tensions following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this week by the Islamic Republic http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-threat/trump-says-new-sanctions-on-iran-to-start-monday-dials-back-rhetoric-idUSKCN1TN0542019-06-23
German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed that she and fellow leaders had expressed the need for good cooperation with the next British leader but stressed that the withdrawal agreement was fully PositiveBRUSSELS A new British prime minister may spice up Brexit but will not change the European Unions stance towards Britains exit from the bloc the chair of EU summits Donald Tusk said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-eu-summit-brexit/new-british-pm-may-enliven-brexit-but-will-not-change-eu-tusk-idUSKCN1TM1MV2019-06-23
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she and fellow EU leaders are concerned about the situation and support diplomatic negotiations a political solution for a very tense situation NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike to retaliate for Irans downing of an unmanned U.S. drone because it could have killed 150 people and signaled he was open to talks with Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-usa/trump-says-he-aborted-retaliatory-strike-to-spare-iranian-lives-idUSKCN1TL07P2019-06-22
FRANKFURT The international community must seek a political solution on Iran German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retaliate against Tehrans downing of a U.S. drone NegativeFRANKFURT The international community must seek a political solution on Iran German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retaliate against Tehrans downing of a U.S. drone http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-iran-usa-merkel/germanys-merkel-urges-political-solution-in-iran-crisis-idUSKCN1TN0A02019-06-22
BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that EU leaders could provoke a crisis if they did not take into account the views of the European Parliament when choosing the next head of the EU executive NegativeBRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that EU leaders could provoke a crisis if they did not take into account the views of the European Parliament when choosing the next head of the EU executive http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-merkel/merkel-cautions-eu-leaders-over-choice-of-eu-commission-chief-idUSKCN1TM01J2019-06-21
BRUSSELS Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday German Chancellor Angela Merkel said PositiveBRUSSELS Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday German Chancellor Angela Merkel said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-merkel/germanys-merkel-hopes-for-ambitious-eu-goal-to-cut-carbon-emissions-idUSKCN1TL1FV2019-06-21
Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany another signatory was doing all it could to ease tensions with Iran but said Iran must abide by the 2015 deal PositiveU.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran from getting a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would back the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies that Washington fears may be under threat by Iran http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-nuclear/trump-creates-doubt-over-use-of-u-s-force-to-protect-gulf-oil-idUSKCN1TI0SP2019-06-19
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her transport minister would look at how to proceed after the EUs top court rejected plans to introduce a German highway toll NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her transport minister would look at how to proceed after the EUs top court rejected plans to introduce a German highway toll http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-toll-eu-merkel/german-minister-to-look-at-how-to-proceed-after-eu-court-rejects-toll-merkel-says-idUSKCN1TJ1IA2019-06-19
LONDON Michael Gove a candidate to replace Britains Theresa May said on Monday if he became prime minister he would try to win changes to a Brexit deal by opening talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar PositiveLONDON Michael Gove a candidate to replace Britains Theresa May said on Monday if he became prime minister he would try to win changes to a Brexit deal by opening talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-leader-gove/uk-pm-hopeful-gove-pledges-to-talk-to-germany-ireland-to-win-better-brexit-idUSKCN1TI1G12019-06-18
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel described a future trade agreement between the European Union and United States as being of existential importance saying she would keep trying to make progress despite the opposition from France PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel described a future trade agreement between the European Union and United States as being of existential importance saying she would keep trying to make progress despite the opposition from France http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-industry/merkel-says-trade-deal-with-u-s-of-existential-importance-idUSKCN1T50VU2019-06-05
The vote saw the centerright EPP dented by losses for the likes of German Chancellor Angela Merkels Christian Democrats and centerleft lose a joint majority in the legislature NegativeBRUSSELS Parties committed to closer European Union integration began bargaining over jobs and policy on Monday after an election to the EU parliament which fragmented the center but gave only limited gains to nationalists http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-eu-election/divided-pro-eu-leaders-open-talks-after-tense-election-idUSKCN1SX0P72019-05-28
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the from a winning party for the post of European Commission president while French President Emmanuel Macrons office said he didnt want the process to be automatic PositiveBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the from a winning party for the post of European Commission president while French President Emmanuel Macrons office said he didnt want the process to be automatic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-germany-merkel/merkel-sticks-to-spitzenkandidat-though-macron-pushes-for-eu-talks-idUSKCN1SX1R02019-05-28
PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel dont want to show disagreement over the picking of the next president of the European Union Commission an official from Macrons office said on Monday PositivePARIS French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel dont want to show disagreement over the picking of the next president of the European Union Commission an official from Macrons office said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-vote-commission/macron-merkel-seek-common-ground-on-eu-commission-president-pick-official-idUSKCN1SX1QU2019-05-28
Matteo Salvinis League in Italy may pip the Christian Democrats of German Chancellor Angela Merkel the blocs power broker to become the biggest single party in the 751seat chamber PositiveBRUSSELS Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional proEU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament putting a potential brake on collective action in economic and foreign policy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-eu-election/europeans-vote-with-eu-future-in-balance-idUSKCN1SV0QQ2019-05-26
MUNICH German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she respected the decision of her British counterpart Theresa May to quit as Prime Minister and said Berlin would continue to work closely with London to secure an orderly Brexit PositiveMUNICH German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she respected the decision of her British counterpart Theresa May to quit as Prime Minister and said Berlin would continue to work closely with London to secure an orderly Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-may-merkel/well-keep-working-for-orderly-brexit-post-may-merkel-says-idUSKCN1SU1HV2019-05-25
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Berlin next week at the start of a trip to Europe and will hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel that had been scheduled earlier this month but were called off at the last minute as tensions rose over Iran PositiveU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Berlin next week at the start of a trip to Europe and will hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel that had been scheduled earlier this month but were called off at the last minute as tensions rose over Iran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-usa-pompeo-merkel/pompeo-to-meet-with-merkel-next-week-at-start-of-europe-visit-idUSKCN1SU11J2019-05-25
BREMEN Germany Germanys weakened Social Democrats look likely to lose the state of Bremen after seven decades next week in an election that could set the clock ticking on their strained national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel NegativeBREMEN Germany Germanys weakened Social Democrats look likely to lose the state of Bremen after seven decades next week in an election that could set the clock ticking on their strained national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-politics-spd/defeat-for-spd-in-bastion-bremen-may-threaten-merkels-coalition-idUSKCN1SL1IO2019-05-16
Pompeo had been due to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in the German capital later on Tuesday PositiveBERLIN The U.S. administration cited international security as the reason for U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeos visit to Berlin being canceled a German government source told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-usa-pompeo-reason/u-s-cited-international-security-issues-for-cancellation-of-pompeos-berlin-visit-german-source-idUSKCN1SD1DY2019-05-08
Spahn believes he has broad support for his draft law in the ruling coalition of Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives to which he belongs and the leftleaning Social Democrats PositiveBERLIN German Health Minister Jens Spahn has drawn up draft legislation to oblige parents to get their children vaccinated against measles or else face fines and their exclusion from daycare http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-germany-measles/get-your-children-vaccinated-or-face-fine-german-health-minister-idUSKCN1SB0CS2019-05-06
But German conservative leader Annegret KrampKarrenbauer a potential successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel was dismissive NegativeROME Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said the European Parliaments main centerright group must forge an alliance with populist nationalist groups after impending EU elections receiving a swift rebuke from Germanys conservative leader http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election-orban/orban-says-eu-conservatives-must-work-with-populists-idUSKCN1S73VG2019-05-02
Among national parties German Chancellor Angela Merkels centreright Christian Democrats are expected to remain the largest dropping to 30 seats from 33 NeutralBRUSSELS An alliance of proEU conservative socialist and liberal parties would win an absolute majority in next months European Parliament election though eurosceptic groups will gain ground a survey showed on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election/pro-eu-alliance-heads-for-majority-but-eurosceptic-vote-to-rise-eu-election-survey-idUSKCN1RU0SK2019-04-20
Chancellor Angela Merkels government will update its growth forecasts for this year and next on Wednesday PositiveBERLIN German investor morale improved for the sixth month in a row due to a resilient global economy and a delay to Britains departure from the EU a survey showed on Tuesday but the growth outlook for Europes largest economy remains clouded by external risks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-zew/world-economy-brexit-delay-boost-german-investor-morale-idUSKCN1RS0U02019-04-17
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made repeatedly clear that she wants an orderly British departure and is ready to exercise her patience to achieve that PositiveBRUSSELS The ink was not yet dry on EU leaders deal to give Britain a hardfought second delay to Brexit until November when some diplomats and officials in the bloc grudgingly This may well not be the last extension http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-extension/what-happens-after-october-31-some-in-eu-already-imagine-another-brexit-delay-idUSKCN1RN2AC2019-04-12
BERLIN The result of merger talks between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank is open Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday adding that the government should not meddle in the negotiations PositiveBERLIN The result of merger talks between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank is open Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday adding that the government should not meddle in the negotiations http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-commerzbank-m-a-deutsche-bank-merkel/result-of-deutsche-commerzbank-merger-talks-is-open-says-merkel-idUSKCN1RM1I92019-04-11
LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday to argue for a Brexit delay while her ministers hold crisis talks with Labour to try to break the deadlock in London NegativeLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday to argue for a Brexit delay while her ministers hold crisis talks with Labour to try to break the deadlock in London http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/theresa-may-to-ask-merkel-and-macron-for-brexit-delay-idUSKCN1RK2HF2019-04-09
The protests prompted a spokesman for the German government to say Chancellor Angela Merkel does not think expropriating apartments is the right NegativeMost European stocks slid on Monday amid losses across most sectors with German bank and real estate shares drawing investor attention as did European suppliers of U.S. planemaker Boeing following a production cut announced late on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-dip-banks-and-boeing-suppliers-in-focus-idUSKCN1RK0RM2019-04-09
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she hoped discussions between Prime Minister Theresa Mays government and the opposition Labour Party could break the Brexit impasse by an April 10 emergency European Union summit PositiveGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she hoped discussions between Prime Minister Theresa Mays government and the opposition Labour Party could break the Brexit impasse by an April 10 emergency European Union summit http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-britain-eu/merkel-hopes-may-can-find-a-way-out-brexit-maze-by-eu-summit-idUSKCN1RG1EV2019-04-05
We need competition in the banking market not mega said Hans Michelbach a lawmaker from the Christian Social Union the Bavarian sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkels Christian Democratic Union NeutralBERLIN Lawmakers are warning Germanys finance minister that they will block any attempt to invest public money into a merged Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank a deal which could require up to 10 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-commerzbank-m-a-deutschebank-parliame/german-lawmakers-ready-to-block-public-cash-for-deutsche-commerzbank-idUSKCN1RF1ZE2019-04-04
German Chancellor Angela Merkels Christian Democrat party is expected to remain the largest national party in the next legislature holding 33 of the EPPs forecast 188 seats PositiveBRUSSELS The centre right is set to remain the biggest political group in the European Parliament according to the assemblys latest forecast of results from the upcoming elections despite gains by eurosceptic nationalist parties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-election/centre-right-to-top-european-parliament-vote-edging-out-nationalists-poll-idUSKCN1RA0VB2019-03-30
After Macron and Xi meet on Monday the two will hold further talks on Tuesday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and JeanClaude Juncker head of the European Union executive PositivePARIS France and China signed deals worth billions of euros on Monday including a huge Airbus plane order during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping despite Paris pushing back against Beijings Belt and infrastructure initiative http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-france-china/france-seals-multi-billion-dollar-deals-with-china-but-questions-belt-and-road-project-idUSKCN1R61NF2019-03-26
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday to discuss a range of issues including trade and NATO funding the White House and a senior administration official said PositivePALM BEACH Fla http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-merkel/trump-germanys-merkel-discuss-trade-nato-funding-brexit-idUSKCN1R32WG2019-03-25
BERLIN Germanys credibility with its NATO partners is at stake unless lawmakers commit to increase military spending German conservative leader Annegret KrampKarrenbauer said on Friday as divisions widen within Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition NegativeBERLIN Germanys credibility with its NATO partners is at stake unless lawmakers commit to increase military spending German conservative leader Annegret KrampKarrenbauer said on Friday as divisions widen within Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-budget-military/germany-must-meet-military-spending-commitments-conservative-leader-idUSKCN1R32JC2019-03-23
The taxpayer cannot be made Eckhardt Rehberg a member of Chancellor Angela Merkels conservative Christian Democrats bloc told Reuters NegativeBERLIN A political rift has emerged in Berlin over whether Germany should put its financial muscle behind a merger of Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank politicians and officials said complicating a bid to create Europes thirdlargest bank and fund it http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-commerzbank-m-a-deutschebank-politics/german-politicians-split-over-bankrolling-deutsche-bank-merger-idUSKCN1R21Y92019-03-22
BERLIN Germany will define its own security standards for a new 5G mobile network Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday after Washington said it would scale back datasharing with Berlin if Chinas Huawei was allowed to participate NeutralBERLIN Germany will define its own security standards for a new 5G mobile network Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday after Washington said it would scale back datasharing with Berlin if Chinas Huawei was allowed to participate http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-germany-huawei-merkel/germany-asserts-independence-after-u-s-warning-on-huawei-idUSKBN1QT1PV2019-03-13
The slowing economy means tax revenues are likely to be lower than expected this year which could increase tensions in Chancellor Angela Merkels governing coalition over spending priorities NegativeBERLIN Plunging car output drove an unexpected drop in production of German goods in January and an industry body cut its 2019 growth forecast adding to signs that trade tensions and unease about Brexit are weighing on Europes largest economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-economy-trade/auto-woes-drive-dip-in-german-industrial-output-as-brexit-nears-idUSKBN1QS0MY2019-03-12
BERLIN March 11 It is good and important that the leader of Germanys Christian Democrats put forward her partys ideas on Europe and they are consistent with those of Chancellor Angela Merkel a government spokesman said on Monday PositiveBERLIN March 11 It is good and important that the leader of Germanys Christian Democrats put forward her partys ideas on Europe and they are consistent with those of Chancellor Angela Merkel a government spokesman said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/eu-reform-germany-spokesman/berlin-cdu-leaders-ideas-on-eu-are-consistent-with-merkels-views-idUSS8N20M01W2019-03-12
BERLIN Germanys phasing out of coalfired power stations could be delayed beyond 2038 if the deadline creates problems for the security of electricity supply a senior legislator in Chancellor Angela Merkels party said NegativeBERLIN Germanys phasing out of coalfired power stations could be delayed beyond 2038 if the deadline creates problems for the security of electricity supply a senior legislator in Chancellor Angela Merkels party said http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/top-german-conservative-hints-at-slower-coal-phase-out-in-nod-to-party-right-idUSKCN1PR0PV2019-03-07
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that if Britain needed more time to sort out its departure from the European Union she would not refuse PositiveBERLIN Britain could face an EU legal challenge if it seeks to delay Brexit because of the impact on EU legislative elections a legal opinion produced for Germanys Bundestag said potentially making it difficult for Berlin to back anything but a short extension http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany/brexit-extension-could-draw-legal-challenge-german-parliament-report-idUSKCN1QI4SZ2019-03-03
BERLIN The German government has not held talks with Beijing about cybersecurity issues in recent weeks a spokesman said when asked about a report that Chancellor Angela Merkel was seeking a nospying deal with China over the Huawei issue NegativeBERLIN The German government has not held talks with Beijing about cybersecurity issues in recent weeks a spokesman said when asked about a report that Chancellor Angela Merkel was seeking a nospying deal with China over the Huawei issue http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-huawei-germany/berlin-weve-had-no-recent-talks-with-beijing-on-cybersecurity-idUSKCN1QI4GF2019-03-02
Chancellor Angela Merkel and her ministers are working behind the scenes to mitigate the impact should the worstcase scenario come to pass NeutralBERLIN Germany faces the risk of steep U.S. tariffs on cars and a nodeal Brexit a double whammy which could bring a golden decade of growth in Europes powerhouse economy to an end http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-economy-analysis/german-juggernaut-may-face-economic-jam-as-tariffs-and-brexit-loom-idUSKCN1QI3SJ2019-03-02
PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday the EU could only agree to extend the Brexit negotiations if Britain gave a clear reason for requesting a delay striking a firmer tone than Germanys Chancellor Angela Merkel NegativePARIS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday the EU could only agree to extend the Brexit negotiations if Britain gave a clear reason for requesting a delay striking a firmer tone than Germanys Chancellor Angela Merkel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-france/macron-strikes-firmer-tone-than-merkel-on-brexit-delay-idUSKCN1QG1TP2019-02-28
More than 20 European heads of state or government will be at the summit including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May PositiveEgypt will host the first joint summit of Arab League and European Union leaders starting on Sunday a gathering overshadowed by internal divisions in both alliances and lastminute talks on Brexit http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-eu-arabs/high-turnout-low-expectations-for-first-eu-arab-summit-idUSKCN1QB27S2019-02-23
FRANKFURT Car imports from Europe do not endanger U.S. national security German car lobby the VDA said on Sunday echoing comments by Chancellor Angela Merkel a day earlier PositiveFRANKFURT Car imports from Europe do not endanger U.S. national security German car lobby the VDA said on Sunday echoing comments by Chancellor Angela Merkel a day earlier http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-trade-autos/european-car-imports-no-threat-to-u-s-national-security-vda-idUSKCN1Q60IJ2019-02-18
MUNICH China rejected on Saturday German Chancellor Angela Merkels appeal to join a Cold Warera arms control treaty that the United States accuses Russia of breaching saying it would place unfair limits on the Chinese military NegativeMUNICH China rejected on Saturday German Chancellor Angela Merkels appeal to join a Cold Warera arms control treaty that the United States accuses Russia of breaching saying it would place unfair limits on the Chinese military http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-security-china/china-rebuffs-germanys-call-for-u-s-missile-deal-with-russia-idUSKCN1Q50NZ2019-02-17
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she would do everything she could to achieve an orderly Brexit before the March 29 deadline but said any deal must be fair and work in practice PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she would do everything she could to achieve an orderly Brexit before the March 29 deadline but said any deal must be fair and work in practice http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britian-eu-germany-luxembourg/merkel-strives-for-orderly-brexit-but-says-deal-must-be-fair-idUSKCN1Q21JX2019-02-14
Chancellor Angela Merkel who addresses the conference on Saturday is using her last term to focus on a foreign policy aimed at defending and refreshing multilateralism PositiveBERLIN A new age of competition between major global powers like China the United States and Russia leaves the world facing an unpredictable and more hostile future the hosts of a major security conference said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-security/struggle-between-big-powers-spells-hostile-future-report-idUSKCN1Q015L2019-02-12
Chancellor Angela Merkel said Nord Stream 2 would not make Germany dependent on Russia for gas stressing that Ukraine must remain a transit country PositiveFrance plans to back an EU proposal to regulate Russias Nord Stream 2 pipeline its foreign ministry said on Thursday potentially threatening its completion and dealing a blow to Germany which has been trying to garner support for the project http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-gazprom-nordstream/in-blow-to-germany-france-to-back-eu-rules-on-nord-stream-2-idUSKCN1PW1IN2019-02-08
From a political point of view there is still German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a conference in Tokyo NeutralPrime Minister Theresa May will travel to Brussels on Thursday to tell European Union leaders they must accept legally binding changes to the Irish border arrangements of Britains divorce deal or face the prospect of a disorderly nodeal Brexit http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu/british-pm-may-to-visit-brussels-in-search-of-a-brexit-deal-idUSKCN1PU16T2019-02-06
Alongside Trump and Putin French President Emmanuel Macron German Chancellor Angela Merkel and North Koreas Kim Jong Un are cast as cackling or alarminglooking clowns NeutralNICE Caricatures of Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will join Charlie Chaplin and Harvey Weinstein when the Nice Carnival lights up the Cote dAzur this month http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-france-carnival/giant-trump-putin-caricatures-to-parade-at-nice-carnival-idUSKCN1PU1XJ2019-02-06
TOKYO There is still time to find a solution to the impasse on Britains withdrawal from the European Union German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in Japan on Tuesday PositiveTOKYO There is still time to find a solution to the impasse on Britains withdrawal from the European Union German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in Japan on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-merkel/still-time-for-brexit-solution-says-merkel-idUSKCN1PU0K02019-02-06
TOKYO German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday offered a way to break the deadlock over the United Kingdoms exit from the European Union calling for a compromise to allay concerns over the future of Irish border arrangements PositiveTOKYO German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday offered a way to break the deadlock over the United Kingdoms exit from the European Union calling for a compromise to allay concerns over the future of Irish border arrangements http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu/germanys-merkel-drops-hint-of-a-creative-brexit-compromise-idUSKCN1PT1B92019-02-05
TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel share a responsibility to work towards global peace and prosperity with both hoping for a prompt democratic solution to Venezuelas leadership crisis PositiveTOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday that he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel share a responsibility to work towards global peace and prosperity with both hoping for a prompt democratic solution to Venezuelas leadership crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-germany/japan-germany-share-responsibility-to-work-towards-global-peace-pm-abe-idUSKCN1PT0WX2019-02-05
Feb 4 German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday offered a way to break the deadlock over the United Kingdoms exit from the European Union calling for a creative compromise to allay concerns over the future of Irish border arrangements PositiveUKs May says shes seeking pragmatic solution http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu/germanys-merkel-drops-hint-of-a-creative-brexit-compromise-idUSL5N1ZZ3LS2019-02-05
TOKYO German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday Germany needs guarantees that Chinas Huawei Technologies will not hand over data to the Chinese state before the telecoms equipment supplier can participate in building its 5G network NegativeTOKYO German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday Germany needs guarantees that Chinas Huawei Technologies will not hand over data to the Chinese state before the telecoms equipment supplier can participate in building its 5G network http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-huwawei-europe-germany-merkel/merkel-sets-out-condition-for-huaweis-participation-in-5g-network-idUSKCN1PU0GZ2019-02-05
BERLIN Germanys phasing out of coalfired power stations could be delayed beyond 2038 if the deadline creates problems for the security of electricity supply a senior legislator in Chancellor Angela Merkels party said NegativeBERLIN Germanys phasing out of coalfired power stations could be delayed beyond 2038 if the deadline creates problems for the security of electricity supply a senior legislator in Chancellor Angela Merkels party said http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/top-german-conservative-hints-at-slower-coal-phase-out-in-nod-to-party-right-idUSKCN1PR0PV2019-02-04
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Japan on Sunday for a twoday trip to forge an alliance of who want to resist U.S. President Donald Trumps America approach to trade and Chinas pursuit of narrow national interests NeutralBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Japan on Sunday for a twoday trip to forge an alliance of who want to resist U.S. President Donald Trumps America approach to trade and Chinas pursuit of narrow national interests http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-germany-japan/trump-trade-troubles-makes-tokyo-bound-merkel-big-in-japan-idUSKCN1PP29I2019-02-01
BERLIN Iran may be discussed during Chancellor Angela Merkels trip to Japan next week but other countries are not immediately expected to join a European mechanism to facilitate nondollar trade with Iran a senior German government official said on Thursday NegativeBERLIN Iran may be discussed during Chancellor Angela Merkels trip to Japan next week but other countries are not immediately expected to join a European mechanism to facilitate nondollar trade with Iran a senior German government official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-germany-japan-iran/other-countries-not-seen-joining-european-iran-trade-mechanism-soon-german-official-idUSKCN1PP1952019-02-01
Germanys Social Democrats junior partners in Chancellor Angela Merkels ruling coalition had argued against rushing into any decision to buy U.S. aircraft and demanded closer study NegativeBERLIN Germany will pick either the Eurofighter or Boeings fighter jet to replace its Tornado warplanes knocking Lockheed Martins F35 stealth fighter out of a tender worth billions of euros Defence Ministry sources said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-germany-military-fighter/germany-drops-f-35-from-fighter-tender-boeing-f-a-18-and-eurofighter-to-battle-on-idUSKCN1PP2DM2019-02-01
Depending on policy choices technology could create positive outcomes for jobs and societies or lead to what Germanys Chancellor Angela Merkel had called 19th centurystyle digital day he said PositiveGENEVA Governments must ensure the global economy keeps providing decent jobs and not just for robots a global commission set up by the International Labour Organization said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ilo-robots/keep-humans-in-good-jobs-in-the-robot-era-ilo-commission-urges-idUSKCN1PG1QC2019-01-23
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would do all she could to make sure Britain leaves the European Union with an agreement and striking a conciliatory tone she felt a responsibility to get an orderly solution PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would do all she could to make sure Britain leaves the European Union with an agreement and striking a conciliatory tone she felt a responsibility to get an orderly solution http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-merkel/we-have-responsibility-to-get-an-orderly-brexit-says-merkel-idUSKCN1PD0CG2019-01-20
BERLIN Jan 19 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would do all she could to make sure Britain leaves the European Union with an agreement and that London should remain a close partner of the bloc even after it has left PositiveBERLIN Jan 19 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would do all she could to make sure Britain leaves the European Union with an agreement and that London should remain a close partner of the bloc even after it has left http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-merkel/merkel-says-to-work-hard-for-a-brexit-deal-idUSB4N1T70072019-01-20
May spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Thursday and will have further calls with EU leaders over the weekend she added NegativeLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a series of meetings with some of her top ministers on Friday to discuss the way forward on Brexit after her deal with Brussels was rejected by parliament her spokeswoman said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu-may/uk-pm-may-to-discuss-brexit-next-steps-with-ministers-eu-leaders-idUSKCN1PC17C2019-01-18
LONDON German Chancellor Angela Merkels protege appealed to the British on Friday to stay in the European Union saying her compatriots had not forgotten how Britain welcomed Germany back as a sovereign nation after World War Two NegativeLONDON German Chancellor Angela Merkels protege appealed to the British on Friday to stay in the European Union saying her compatriots had not forgotten how Britain welcomed Germany back as a sovereign nation after World War Two http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany-letter/we-will-miss-you-germany-pleads-with-the-british-to-stay-in-eu-idUSKCN1PC0P52019-01-18
Chancellor Angela Merkel prefers to resolve differences with China through dialogue rather than adopting Trumps approach of threatening trade tariffs PositiveBERLIN As a golden era for its exporters fades Germany is scrambling to secure its interests in Beijing but Chinas transformation from customer to competitor is forcing Europes largest economy to make changes at home http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-china-scholz/from-client-to-competitor-chinas-rise-prompts-german-rethink-idUSKCN1P91Y52019-01-16
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel has proposed a ChinaEuropean Union summit during Germanys 2020 EU presidency that would include national leaders of EU countries as well as officials from Brussels and Beijing EU diplomats said PositiveBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel has proposed a ChinaEuropean Union summit during Germanys 2020 EU presidency that would include national leaders of EU countries as well as officials from Brussels and Beijing EU diplomats said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-china-germany/merkel-planning-eu-china-summit-for-germanys-2020-presidency-sources-idUSKCN1P81P12019-01-15
ATHENS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday a deal between the European Union and Turkey to stem massive migrant flows is dysfunctional and criticized Greeces legal system for underperforming on deportations NegativeATHENS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday a deal between the European Union and Turkey to stem massive migrant flows is dysfunctional and criticized Greeces legal system for underperforming on deportations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-greece-germany-merkel-refugees/eu-turkey-migrant-deal-not-working-properly-germanys-merkel-idUSKCN1P51VX2019-01-12
BERLIN Personal data and documents from hundreds of German politicians and public figures including Chancellor Angela Merkel have been published online in what appears to be one of Germanys most farreaching data breaches NegativeBERLIN Personal data and documents from hundreds of German politicians and public figures including Chancellor Angela Merkel have been published online in what appears to be one of Germanys most farreaching data breaches http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-germany-politics-cyber/german-politicians-data-published-online-in-massive-breach-idUSKCN1OY0IW2019-01-05
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to speak to European Union leaders this week including Dutch PM Mark Rutte German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Council President Donald Tusk the Financial Times reported on Wednesday NeutralUK Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to speak to European Union leaders this week including Dutch PM Mark Rutte German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Council President Donald Tusk the Financial Times reported on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-may/may-to-speak-to-eu-leaders-this-week-over-brexit-ft-idUSKCN1OW1HM2019-01-03
BERLIN Acknowledging that her government disappointed many Germans in 2018 Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to pull the country together for 2019 with a call for solidarity and cooperation to overcome deep political divisions PositiveBERLIN Acknowledging that her government disappointed many Germans in 2018 Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to pull the country together for 2019 with a call for solidarity and cooperation to overcome deep political divisions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-new-year-merkel/merkel-urges-divided-germans-to-pull-together-in-2019-idUSKCN1OT0MS2019-01-01





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On German domestic politics he said Chancellor Angela Merkels Christian Democratic Union was not divided following a robust leadership contest this month PositiveBERLIN Germanys economy minister said he believed the Russianbacked Nord Stream 2 pipeline can go ahead while preserving Ukraines vital interests but that Berlin is also in talks to diversify its energy supply with liquefied natural gas http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-economy-altmaier/nord-stream-2-can-be-justified-if-ukraines-interests-safeguarded-idUSKBN1OF0CX2018-12-17
Patriarch Kirill had appealed to world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron ahead of the council NegativeKIEV Ukraine chose the head of a new national Orthodox church on Saturday marking an historic split from Russia which its leaders see as vital to the countrys security and independence http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-ukraine-church/ukraines-president-names-leader-of-new-church-in-split-from-russia-idUSKBN1OE0KG2018-12-16
However May insisted at the summits conclusion on Friday that further clarification was still possible with German Chancellor Angela Merkel We want to be helpful PositiveLONDON Britains exit from the European Union was heading for an impasse one senior minister said on Saturday after a week in which Prime Minister Theresa May failed to win EU assurances on her deal and pulled a vote because UK lawmakers would defeat it http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-hunt/rudd-warns-brexit-is-stuck-as-no-deal-or-referendum-loom-idUSKBN1OE07P2018-12-16
BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel briefly stunned reporters in Brussels on Friday when she appeared to say that she would work against Britain remaining in the European Union after a possible second referendum NegativeBRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel briefly stunned reporters in Brussels on Friday when she appeared to say that she would work against Britain remaining in the European Union after a possible second referendum http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-merkel-mistake/merkel-briefly-stuns-audience-with-brexit-response-idUSKBN1OD2BI2018-12-16
BRUSSELS The European Union wants to use the socalled Northern Irish backstop only if necessary German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union wants to use the socalled Northern Irish backstop only if necessary German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-merkel/eu-wants-to-use-northern-irish-backstop-only-as-last-resort-merkel-idUSKBN1OD1YE2018-12-16
BERLIN It was a vivid illustration of the gap between Germanys foreign policy ambitions and its real Chancellor Angela Merkel arriving late on a scheduled flight to a crucial summit of world leaders because the government jet had broken down NegativeBERLIN It was a vivid illustration of the gap between Germanys foreign policy ambitions and its real Chancellor Angela Merkel arriving late on a scheduled flight to a crucial summit of world leaders because the government jet had broken down http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-aircraft/germany-weighing-new-government-jet-after-buenos-aires-debacle-idUSKBN1OE0IK2018-12-16
BERLIN Time is running out for agreeing a trade deal between the European Union and the Mercosur bloc of South American countries German Chancellor Angela Merkel said telling legislators that the new Brazilian government of nationalist President Jair Bolsonaro would make a deal harder to reach NegativeBERLIN Time is running out for agreeing a trade deal between the European Union and the Mercosur bloc of South American countries German Chancellor Angela Merkel said telling legislators that the new Brazilian government of nationalist President Jair Bolsonaro would make a deal harder to reach http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-eu-brazil-merkel/new-brazilian-government-will-make-eu-mercosur-trade-deal-harder-merkel-idUSKBN1OB1O42018-12-13
Chancellor Angela Merkel notably warned German industry in October 2016 against British cherry as it would undermine the EU single market that had helped make it rich NegativeBRUSSELS The story of how Prime Minister Theresa May reached agreement on how Britain can leave the European Union offers lessons for the future of Brexit whatever happens when parliament votes on the deal on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu-lessons-analysis/brexit-redux-lessons-for-the-future-from-mays-deal-idUSKBN1O80GX2018-12-10
Among other leaders German Chancellor Angela Merkel whose 13year chancellorship has been marked by her opendoor migrant policy will attend the event PositiveMARRAKESH Morocco More than 150 countries will join a United Nations conference to adopt a global pact to better handle migrant flows a senior U.N. official said on Sunday less than the number that initially worked on the plan http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migration-un/more-than-150-governments-to-adopt-u-n-migration-pact-in-morocco-idUSKBN1O80TN2018-12-10
His latest exhibition in Budapest features portraits of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban as well as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin among many others NegativeBUDAPEST A Hungarian artist has a new exhibition depicting political leaders in the style of iconic paintings with the aim of shocking viewers and holding a mirror to current times http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hungary-artist-politics/hungarian-artist-dissects-politics-with-wry-riffs-on-iconic-paintings-idUSKBN1O52392018-12-10
BUENOS AIRES Germany France Ukraine and Russia will hold further talks at the advisor level about a shipping standoff in the Kerch Strait German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday urging Moscow to let Ukrainian vessels enter the Sea of Azov NegativeBUENOS AIRES Germany France Ukraine and Russia will hold further talks at the advisor level about a shipping standoff in the Kerch Strait German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday urging Moscow to let Ukrainian vessels enter the Sea of Azov http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-g20-argentina-putin-merkel/merkel-putin-agree-to-more-four-way-talks-on-kerch-strait-tension-idUSKCN1O03EA2018-12-03
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said global leaders had agreed at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires on the need to reform the world body that regulates international trade disputes PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said global leaders had agreed at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires on the need to reform the world body that regulates international trade disputes http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-g20-argentina-germany-trade/merkel-lauds-g20-agreement-on-need-for-reform-of-world-trade-idUSKCN1O03I72018-12-03
BERLIN The European Union and the United States should consider banning from their ports Russian ships originating from the Sea of Azov after Russia captured three Ukrainian vessels there German Chancellor Angela Merkels protege said on Friday NegativeBERLIN The European Union and the United States should consider banning from their ports Russian ships originating from the Sea of Azov after Russia captured three Ukrainian vessels there German Chancellor Angela Merkels protege said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-politics-kramp-karrenbauer/merkel-protege-suggests-blockade-of-russian-ships-over-ukraine-crisis-idUSKCN1NZ1PO2018-12-01
BERLIN The German Air Force said on Friday that there was no suspicion of criminal activity after a malfunction forced a plane carrying Chancellor Angela Merkel to the G20 summit in Argentina to make an unscheduled landing NegativeBERLIN The German Air Force said on Friday that there was no suspicion of criminal activity after a malfunction forced a plane carrying Chancellor Angela Merkel to the G20 summit in Argentina to make an unscheduled landing http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-g20-germany-merkel-investigations/germany-no-suspicion-of-foul-play-after-merkels-plane-makes-unscheduled-landing-idUSKCN1NZ0LM2018-12-01
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she thought there was no military solution to the crisis PositiveUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russias Vladimir Putin on Thursday of wanting to annex his entire country and called for NATO to deploy warships to a sea shared by the two nations http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-ukraine-crisis-russia/ukrainian-leader-says-putin-wants-his-whole-country-asks-for-nato-help-idUSKCN1NY1K52018-11-30
COLOGNE Germany An Airbus A340 government aircraft carrying German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her delegation to the G20 summit was forced to land en route after suffering technical problems on Thursday evening the captain said NegativeCOLOGNE Germany An Airbus A340 government aircraft carrying German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her delegation to the G20 summit was forced to land en route after suffering technical problems on Thursday evening the captain said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-g20-germany-merkel/plane-carrying-germanys-merkel-to-g20-lands-with-technical-problems-idUSKCN1NY2NK2018-11-30
So far German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for deescalation and dialogue PositiveBERLIN Ukraines top diplomat in Germany urged Berlin and other Western states to punish Russia by extending sanctions banning energy imports and putting the NordStream 2 gas pipeline on hold after Moscow seized three Ukrainian ships near Crimea http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-ukraine-crisis-russia-diplomacy/put-putin-in-his-place-ukrainian-ambassador-tells-germany-idUSKCN1NX0RZ2018-11-29
Scholz whose Social Democrats are junior partners in conservative Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition acknowledged that banking union remained a long way off NegativeBERLIN Euro zone members aim to agree reforms to make their currency union more resilient when they meet next week including by broadening the powers of the ESM bailout fund Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-europe-scholz/germanys-scholz-wants-deal-on-euro-zone-reforms-next-week-idUSKCN1NX12V2018-11-29
BERLIN The Trade conflict between China and the United States is already causing uncertainty among German companies Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday NegativeBERLIN The Trade conflict between China and the United States is already causing uncertainty among German companies Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-germany/merkel-u-s-china-trade-disputes-causing-uncertainty-among-our-companies-idUSKCN1NR1X52018-11-23
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Danish counterpart stressed on Tuesday that they want to retain a close relationship with Britain after its withdrawal from the European Union PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Danish counterpart stressed on Tuesday that they want to retain a close relationship with Britain after its withdrawal from the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-denmark-brexit/merkel-danish-pm-want-good-ties-with-britain-after-eu-divorce-idUSKCN1NP1IA2018-11-21
EU diplomats said that as leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and May herself have said there does not seem much scope on either side for movement NegativeBRUSSELS EU negotiators cracked open champagne after watching Theresa May agree to their Brexit deal on television on Wednesday night but even then they knew the orderly it foresees for Britain is far from certain http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-options/bemused-eu-eyes-options-for-british-brexit-meltdown-idUSKCN1NL2122018-11-18
BERLIN German businessman Friedrich Merz who is running to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel as leader of the Christian Democratic party disclosed for the first time that he earns about one million euros NeutralBERLIN German businessman Friedrich Merz who is running to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel as leader of the Christian Democratic party disclosed for the first time that he earns about one million euros http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-german-politics/i-earn-around-a-million-euros-german-conservative-merz-tells-bild-idUSKCN1NN00S2018-11-18
Chancellor Angela Merkel has made fixing the countrys digital deficiencies a priority for her fourth and almost certainly final term and called that a prerequisite for its future prosperity NegativeBERLIN Germany plans to invest more than 3 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-germany-politics/playing-catch-up-germany-throws-money-at-ai-idUSKCN1NK1YF2018-11-16
Germanys thriving economy has lulled the country into a false sense of security that is hindering government efforts to close a digital technology gap with other leading economies Chancellor Angela Merkels digital czar said on Tuesday NegativeGermanys thriving economy has lulled the country into a false sense of security that is hindering government efforts to close a digital technology gap with other leading economies Chancellor Angela Merkels digital czar said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-germany-tech/germany-needs-crisis-mentality-to-close-digital-gap-merkel-ally-idUSKCN1NI1A62018-11-14
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel should not have taken part in a ceremony in France on Sunday marking the centenary of the Armistice as it is an event for the of World War One said the leader of the farright Alternative for Germany NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel should not have taken part in a ceremony in France on Sunday marking the centenary of the Armistice as it is an event for the of World War One said the leader of the farright Alternative for Germany http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ww1-century-germany-afd/germany-has-no-place-in-ww1-ceremony-for-winners-far-right-leader-idUSKCN1NG0LC2018-11-12
BERLIN Germany has a moral duty to fight rising antiSemitism Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday in an emotional speech at a Berlin synagogue to mark the 80th anniversary of a Nazi campaign of attacks on Jews PositiveBERLIN Germany has a moral duty to fight rising antiSemitism Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday in an emotional speech at a Berlin synagogue to mark the 80th anniversary of a Nazi campaign of attacks on Jews http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-holocaust/merkel-marks-nazi-kristallnacht-against-jews-with-synagogue-speech-idUSKCN1NE1JK2018-11-10
After May discussed Brexit with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and EU summit chair Tusk this week British ministers were shown the text of a deal which is 95 percent agreed NegativePrime Minister Theresa May steps up attempts to court European support for a Brexit deal on Thursday as negotiations on securing a smooth British divorce from the worlds biggest trading bloc enter their final stages http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu/uk-pm-may-dives-into-diplomacy-in-bid-to-clinch-brexit-deal-idUSKCN1ND1D82018-11-09
BERLIN Germany is benefiting from a euro exchange rate that is too weak for its economy but too strong for others in the currency bloc conservative Friedrich Merz running to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel as leader of her party said on Thursday PositiveBERLIN Germany is benefiting from a euro exchange rate that is too weak for its economy but too strong for others in the currency bloc conservative Friedrich Merz running to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel as leader of her party said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy/conservative-merz-says-germany-benefits-from-weak-euro-idUSKBN1ND1UY2018-11-09
BERLIN Germany must learn to promote not the use of artificial intelligence Chancellor Angela Merkels chief of staff said as it seeks to close a digital technology gap between it and other leading economies PositiveBERLIN Germany must learn to promote not the use of artificial intelligence Chancellor Angela Merkels chief of staff said as it seeks to close a digital technology gap between it and other leading economies http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-germany-tech/germany-must-close-digital-technology-gap-merkel-ally-says-idUSKBN1ND1W42018-11-09
BERLIN Wolfgang Schaeuble president of Germanys parliament and one of the most senior politicians in Chancellor Angela Merkels Christian Democrats is backing a probusiness rightwinger to succeed her as party leader Der Spiegel reported NeutralBERLIN Wolfgang Schaeuble president of Germanys parliament and one of the most senior politicians in Chancellor Angela Merkels Christian Democrats is backing a probusiness rightwinger to succeed her as party leader Der Spiegel reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-politics/schaeuble-backs-business-candidate-to-succeed-merkel-as-party-leader-spiegel-idUSKCN1N72AE2018-11-03
WARSAW Germany and Poland want Britain and the European Union to agree on an orderly divorce process over the next few days Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday warning that a lot of work remained to be done before a final deal is reached PositiveWARSAW Germany and Poland want Britain and the European Union to agree on an orderly divorce process over the next few days Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday warning that a lot of work remained to be done before a final deal is reached http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-merkel-poland-brexit/germany-poland-pushing-for-brexit-deal-in-next-few-days-merkel-idUSKCN1N71QI2018-11-03
BERLIN Oct 31 German Health Minister Jens Spahn campaigning to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel as leader of the Christian Democrats pledged in a newspaper article to tighten immigration and forge a distinctive rightwing identity for the party NegativeBERLIN Oct 31 German Health Minister Jens Spahn campaigning to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel as leader of the Christian Democrats pledged in a newspaper article to tighten immigration and forge a distinctive rightwing identity for the party http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/germany-politics-spahn/make-the-cdu-distinctive-again-german-conservative-spahn-urges-idUSS8N1WV0572018-11-01
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged on Tuesday a new development fund to tackle unemployment in Africa a problem spurring the mass migration that has shaped her long premiership as it nears its end PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged on Tuesday a new development fund to tackle unemployment in Africa a problem spurring the mass migration that has shaped her long premiership as it nears its end http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-merkel/merkel-looks-to-africa-to-cement-a-legacy-shaped-by-migration-idUSKCN1N40VM2018-10-31
The dollar also edged higher against the euro after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would not seek reelection as head of her CDU party NegativeDollar index near 10week peak http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-precious/precious-gold-falls-on-stronger-dollar-recovery-in-equities-idUSL2N1X916S2018-10-30
Meanwhile the markets also took stock of German Chancellor Angela Merkels announcement that her fourth term as chancellor would be her last NegativeDollar index near 10week peak stocks up http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-precious/precious-gold-slips-as-dollar-gains-stocks-rebound-idUSL3N1X942H2018-10-30
NEW YORK Oct 29 The dollar edged higher against the euro on Monday close to a 10week high hit last week on news German Chancellor Angela Merkel would not seek reelection as head of her CDU party NegativeMerkel says will not stand again as chancellor http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-up-vs-euro-on-merkel-exit-news-u-s-data-supports-idUSL8N1X94492018-10-30
BERLIN German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier told a newspaper that the national ruling alliance would stick together despite Chancellor Angela Merkels Christian Democrats and their Social Democrat coalition partner suffering losses in a regional poll NegativeBERLIN German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier told a newspaper that the national ruling alliance would stick together despite Chancellor Angela Merkels Christian Democrats and their Social Democrat coalition partner suffering losses in a regional poll http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-germany-poltiics-altmaier/german-national-coalition-will-remain-despite-regional-losses-economy-minister-idUSKCN1N41852018-10-30
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosts African leaders on Tuesday in a drive to tackle underdevelopment on the continent that helped to spur mass migration shaping the later years of her long premiership NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosts African leaders on Tuesday in a drive to tackle underdevelopment on the continent that helped to spur mass migration shaping the later years of her long premiership http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-germany-politics-merkel/merkel-looks-to-africa-to-cement-a-legacy-shaped-by-migration-idUSKCN1N40VM2018-10-30
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkels junior coalition partners gave her conservatives until next year to deliver more policy results threatening to end their alliance if there is no improvement after both parties suffered in a regional election on Sunday NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkels junior coalition partners gave her conservatives until next year to deliver more policy results threatening to end their alliance if there is no improvement after both parties suffered in a regional election on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics-hesse/german-spd-leader-gives-merkel-an-ultimatum-after-state-vote-losses-idUSKCN1N10V62018-10-29
BERLIN Oct 28 Germanys centreleft Social Democrats hurt in a regional election in Hesse on Sunday are planning a new roadmap for their national government with conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel party leader Andrea Nahles said PositiveBERLIN Oct 28 Germanys centreleft Social Democrats hurt in a regional election in Hesse on Sunday are planning a new roadmap for their national government with conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel party leader Andrea Nahles said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-politics-hesse-spd/german-spd-plans-new-roadmap-to-judge-whether-to-stay-in-govt-idUSS8N1UL00H2018-10-29
ISTANBUL A solution to the Syria crisis cannot simply be military and must include a political process under the auspices of the United Nations that envisages free elections as a goal German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday PositiveISTANBUL A solution to the Syria crisis cannot simply be military and must include a political process under the auspices of the United Nations that envisages free elections as a goal German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-germany/merkel-says-must-ultimately-aim-for-elections-in-syria-idUSKCN1N10OH2018-10-28
PRAGUE German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday Europe wants an orderly solution to Brexit and was not debating other options as Britain negotiates its withdrawal from the European Union PositivePRAGUE German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday Europe wants an orderly solution to Brexit and was not debating other options as Britain negotiates its withdrawal from the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-merkel-brexit/merkel-says-europe-wants-orderly-brexit-solution-not-debating-other-options-idUSKCN1N01T72018-10-27
The project was first announced by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron in July 2017 along with plans to develop a new tank NegativeBERLIN France has threatened to cancel a FrancoGerman project to develop a nextgeneration fighter jet unless Germany agrees to allow unlimited exports of the warplanes even to countries involved in conflicts Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-france-fighter/france-warns-germany-that-exports-key-to-fighter-jet-project-spiegel-idUSKCN1N02EZ2018-10-27
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the strongest terms possible during a phone call with Saudi Arabias King Salman and vowed to take appropriate measures in response the chancellery said NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the strongest terms possible during a phone call with Saudi Arabias King Salman and vowed to take appropriate measures in response the chancellery said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-germany/germanys-merkel-condemns-khashoggi-killing-in-call-with-saudi-king-idUSKCN1MZ2S32018-10-26
Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Monday to halt all German arms exports to Saudi Arabia until the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is cleared up NegativeBERLIN Intensive discussions are underway in the German government on how to deal with arms exports to Saudi Arabia that have already been approved but not yet delivered government spokesman Steffen Seibert said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-germany/germany-mulling-whether-to-stop-approved-arms-exports-to-saudi-idUSKCN1MY1LA2018-10-25
ORTENBERG Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul a and vowed to halt all German arms exports to Riyadh until the case is cleared up NegativeORTENBERG Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul a and vowed to halt all German arms exports to Riyadh until the case is cleared up http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-germany-merkel/merkel-no-german-arms-exports-to-saudi-until-killing-cleared-up-idUSKCN1MW2LT2018-10-23
BERLIN Germany will not export arms to Saudi Arabia while the current uncertainty over the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi persists Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday NegativeBERLIN Germany will not export arms to Saudi Arabia while the current uncertainty over the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi persists Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-merkel/no-arms-for-riyadh-while-khashoggi-questions-remain-germanys-merkel-idUSKCN1MV0ST2018-10-22
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will focus on the situation in Idlib and supporting the implementation of the Sochi agreement between Russia and Turkey a German government spokeswoman said PositiveThe leaders of Turkey Russia Germany and France will hold a summit on the Syrian conflict in Istanbul next week officials said on Friday a month after Ankara and Moscow brokered a deal to create a demilitarized zone in the northwest Idlib region http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-summit/turkey-russia-germany-france-to-discuss-syria-on-oct-27-idUSKCN1MT1452018-10-20
BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that an AsiaEurope summit in Brussels showed that some twothirds of the world was committed to multilateralism and recognized the benefits of free trade NegativeBRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that an AsiaEurope summit in Brussels showed that some twothirds of the world was committed to multilateralism and recognized the benefits of free trade http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-asia-merkel/europe-asia-show-commitment-to-free-trade-merkel-idUSKCN1MT0YR2018-10-20
German Chancellor Angela Merkel became the latest leader this week to warn against the risk of disinformation and voter manipulation to undermine the May elections to the European legislature NegativeBRUSSELS European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to impose sanctions to stiffen their response to cyber attacks and to rush through new curbs on online campaigning by political parties to protect next years European polls from interference http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-eu-summit-cyber/fearing-election-hacking-eu-leaders-to-ready-sanctions-idUSKCN1MS2N32018-10-19
Earlier German Chancellor Angela Merkel had cautioned that Europe must prepare for all That includes the possibility that Britain leaves the European Union without a deal NegativeBRUSSELS British Prime Minister Theresa May assured EU leaders in Brussels on Wednesday that she can still reach a Brexit deal avoiding a showdown over stalled talks as Brussels stepped up planning for a failure of negotiations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/may-seeks-to-reassure-eu-leaders-on-brexit-deal-idUSKCN1MR26M2018-10-18
BERLIN Euro zone countries must each ensure their budgets are stable and economies competitive German Chancellor Angela Merkel said ahead of a European Union summit on Wednesday as Italy weighs expansionary budget plans that risk EU rejection NegativeBERLIN Euro zone countries must each ensure their budgets are stable and economies competitive German Chancellor Angela Merkel said ahead of a European Union summit on Wednesday as Italy weighs expansionary budget plans that risk EU rejection http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany-merkel/merkel-calls-for-stable-euro-zone-budgets-in-warning-shot-to-italy-idUSKCN1MR1NJ2018-10-18
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the efforts to find agreement were like squaring the NegativeBritish Prime Minister Theresa May told her ministers on Tuesday they would secure a Brexit deal if they stood together calling for a show of unity to silence those pressing her to rethink her strategy for leaving the European Union http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu/stand-together-britains-may-calls-for-unity-on-brexit-idUSKCN1MQ1A12018-10-17
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that efforts to negotiate a deal on Britains withdrawal from the European Union were like squaring the two people familiar with the matter told Reuters NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that efforts to negotiate a deal on Britains withdrawal from the European Union were like squaring the two people familiar with the matter told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany/merkel-says-brexit-talks-are-like-squaring-the-circle-sources-idUSKCN1MQ24F2018-10-17
German Chancellor Angela Merkels Bavarian allies suffered their worst election result since 1950 on Sunday in a setback that raised tensions within the countrys crisisprone national government NegativeYen hits highest since Sept http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-gains-as-geopolitical-tension-weighs-on-currency-markets-idUSL8N1WV0ZD2018-10-16
Chancellor Angela Merkels Bavarian allies suffered their worst election result since 1950 on Sunday bleeding votes to the farright and the ecologist Greens in a setback that raised tensions within Germanys crisisprone national government NegativeChancellor Angela Merkels Bavarian allies suffered their worst election result since 1950 on Sunday bleeding votes to the farright and the ecologist Greens in a setback that raised tensions within Germanys crisisprone national government http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-germany-politics-bavaria/bavaria-election-humbles-merkel-allies-raising-tensions-in-berlin-idUSKCN1MN0UI2018-10-15
1593 down slightly after Chancellor Angela Merkels Bavarian allies suffered their worst election result since 1950 on Sunday NegativeAsian shares down after rebound on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-resume-descent-oil-prices-up-on-saudi-tensions-idUSL3N1WV0682018-10-15
BERLIN European Union members expect Britain to take a constructive and realistic approach to negotiations on its exit from the European Union Slovenian Prime minister Marjan Sarec said on Friday after discussing Brexit with Chancellor Angela Merkel PositiveBERLIN European Union members expect Britain to take a constructive and realistic approach to negotiations on its exit from the European Union Slovenian Prime minister Marjan Sarec said on Friday after discussing Brexit with Chancellor Angela Merkel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-slovenia/britain-must-take-realistic-approach-to-brexit-talks-slovenian-pm-idUSKCN1MM1KT2018-10-13
BERLIN The government welcomes German automakers moves towards making concrete offers of discount tradeins to owners of older dirtier diesel vehicles adding that these latest moves had been precisely what Chancellor Angela Merkel had been expecting NegativeBERLIN The government welcomes German automakers moves towards making concrete offers of discount tradeins to owners of older dirtier diesel vehicles adding that these latest moves had been precisely what Chancellor Angela Merkel had been expecting http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-emissions/berlin-welcomes-carmakers-trade-in-offers-idUSKCN1MM1132018-10-13
BERLIN Ministers from Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives attacked on Thursday a proposal by the Social Democrats to fine carmakers who fail to offer diesel hardware retrofits opening a new battle front in their fragile coalition government NegativeBERLIN Ministers from Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives attacked on Thursday a proposal by the Social Democrats to fine carmakers who fail to offer diesel hardware retrofits opening a new battle front in their fragile coalition government http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-emissions/german-coalition-parties-spat-over-diesel-car-fines-idUSKCN1ML0I22018-10-12
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel endorsed a hardfought EU compromise deal for a 35 percent cut in car emissions by 2030 despite protests from her countrys own automakers which said the target was unrealistic and pursuing it would cost jobs PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel endorsed a hardfought EU compromise deal for a 35 percent cut in car emissions by 2030 despite protests from her countrys own automakers which said the target was unrealistic and pursuing it would cost jobs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-autos-emissions-merkel/germany-backs-eu-climate-deal-over-car-lobbys-protests-idUSKCN1MK1FD2018-10-11
TEL AVIV Women working in hightech companies posed around a cardboard cutout of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday to protest against a meeting she held with an allmale group of entrepreneurs in Israel last week NegativeTEL AVIV Women working in hightech companies posed around a cardboard cutout of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday to protest against a meeting she held with an allmale group of entrepreneurs in Israel last week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-merkel-women/israeli-tech-women-protest-men-only-meeting-with-merkel-idUSKCN1MK2FC2018-10-11
BERLIN Senior German conservatives on Sunday backed Chancellor Angela Merkels bid for reelection as chairwoman of her Christian Democrats at a party congress in December lending her much needed support as infighting weakens her authority NegativeBERLIN Senior German conservatives on Sunday backed Chancellor Angela Merkels bid for reelection as chairwoman of her Christian Democrats at a party congress in December lending her much needed support as infighting weakens her authority http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-germany-politics-merkel/german-conservatives-back-merkel-bid-for-party-leadership-idUSKCN1MH0Y92018-10-08
BERLIN A nodeal Brexit would not be good for Britain Europe or Germany a German government spokesman said on Friday adding that Chancellor Angela Merkel sees that close cooperation with Britain will be possible in some areas NegativeBERLIN A nodeal Brexit would not be good for Britain Europe or Germany a German government spokesman said on Friday adding that Chancellor Angela Merkel sees that close cooperation with Britain will be possible in some areas http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany/germany-says-no-deal-brexit-not-in-uk-eu-or-german-interests-idUSKCN1MF1AY2018-10-05
JERUSALEM Head bowed German Chancellor Angela Merkel paid homage in Jerusalem on Thursday to the six million Jews killed by the Nazis and said Germany had a responsibility to confront antiSemitism and never to forget the Holocaust NegativeJERUSALEM Head bowed German Chancellor Angela Merkel paid homage in Jerusalem on Thursday to the six million Jews killed by the Nazis and said Germany had a responsibility to confront antiSemitism and never to forget the Holocaust http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-germany/germanys-merkel-visits-holocaust-memorial-in-jerusalem-vows-to-fight-anti-semitism-idUSKCN1ME0RT2018-10-05
He said his party the Christian Social Union Bavarian sister party to Chancellor Angela Merkels Christian Democrats did not want diesel drivers to face any additional burdens NegativeBERLIN German carmaker Volkswagen has agreed to cover some but not all of the costs for hardware retrofits of diesel cars Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer said on Monday adding the German coalition still needed to decide how to plug the funding gap http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-emissions-scheuer/vw-will-cover-some-costs-of-hardware-retrofits-for-diesel-cars-german-minister-idUSKCN1MB2FK2018-10-02
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that some parts of British Prime Minister Theresa Mays proposal for a Brexit deal with the European Union worked well but the crucial question of how to leave the single market remained complicated NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that some parts of British Prime Minister Theresa Mays proposal for a Brexit deal with the European Union worked well but the crucial question of how to leave the single market remained complicated http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany/merkel-single-market-remains-complicated-issue-in-brexit-talks-idUSKCN1M72IX2018-09-28
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on the eve of talks with President Tayyip Erdogan that Germany wanted to work with Turkey economically but added she would also raise sensitive issues of human rights and prisoners with him PositiveBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on the eve of talks with President Tayyip Erdogan that Germany wanted to work with Turkey economically but added she would also raise sensitive issues of human rights and prisoners with him http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-turkey/erdogan-comes-seeking-rapprochement-with-wary-berlin-idUSKCN1M637T2018-09-28
Erdogan will meet Chancellor Angela Merkel three times during his state visit NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on the eve of talks with President Tayyip Erdogan that Germany wanted to work with Turkey economically but added she would also raise sensitive issues of human rights and prisoners with him http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-turkey/erdogan-comes-seeking-rapprochement-with-wary-berlin-idUSKCN1M637T2018-09-28
BERLIN Germany has an interest in an economically stable Turkey Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday adding that she also wanted to discuss critical issues such as human rights during her upcoming talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan PositiveBERLIN Germany has an interest in an economically stable Turkey Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday adding that she also wanted to discuss critical issues such as human rights during her upcoming talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-turkey/germanys-merkel-human-rights-an-issue-in-talks-with-erdogan-idUSKCN1M72JB2018-09-28
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that European carmakers could be made uncompetitive if EU targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions from cars and vans were set at more than 30 percent by 2030 NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that European carmakers could be made uncompetitive if EU targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions from cars and vans were set at more than 30 percent by 2030 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-auto-emissions-merkel/germanys-merkel-warns-against-tougher-eu-co2-limits-on-cars-vans-idUSKCN1M51NW2018-09-26
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been trying to ease tensions speaking to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman by telephone NegativeUNITED NATIONS Germany and Saudi Arabia agreed on Tuesday to enter a new phase in relations after a diplomatic dispute that had soured ties between the two countries http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly-germany-saudi/germany-saudi-arabia-agree-to-turn-page-on-diplomatic-dispute-idUSKCN1M52WX2018-09-26
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel admitted on Monday she had misjudged her response to allegations of farright sympathies against Germanys spymaster after resolving a row over his redeployment that threatened to pull her government apart NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel admitted on Monday she had misjudged her response to allegations of farright sympathies against Germanys spymaster after resolving a row over his redeployment that threatened to pull her government apart http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-politics/i-got-it-wrong-over-spymaster-merkel-admits-after-row-resolved-idUSKCN1M40V22018-09-25
BERLIN Germany wants a Brexit deal to keep Britain as close to the European Union as possible Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday PositiveBERLIN Germany wants a Brexit deal to keep Britain as close to the European Union as possible Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-merkel/we-hope-to-keep-britain-close-after-brexit-merkel-idUSKCN1M41V42018-09-25
BERLIN The head of German Chancellor Angela Merkels party warned European politicians that they risk undermining proEuropean Union voices in Britain if they adopt too harsh a tone toward the country as it negotiates to leave the bloc NegativeBERLIN The head of German Chancellor Angela Merkels party warned European politicians that they risk undermining proEuropean Union voices in Britain if they adopt too harsh a tone toward the country as it negotiates to leave the bloc http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-tone/mind-your-tone-when-talking-to-britain-merkel-ally-urges-europeans-idUSKCN1M41TI2018-09-25
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkels ruling coalition resolved a dispute over Germanys scandaltainted spymaster on Sunday ending a crisis that had prompted concerns the sixmonthold government could fall apart NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkels ruling coalition resolved a dispute over Germanys scandaltainted spymaster on Sunday ending a crisis that had prompted concerns the sixmonthold government could fall apart http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics-eu/german-coalition-avoids-split-with-solution-to-spymaster-crisis-idUSKCN1M30K72018-09-24
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the labor market in Europes biggest economy would be relatively the German newsmagazine Der Spiegel said on Saturday NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the labor market in Europes biggest economy would be relatively the German newsmagazine Der Spiegel said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany/no-deal-brexit-would-have-limited-impact-on-german-labor-market-der-spiegel-idUSKCN1M208A2018-09-23
BERLIN Sept 22 Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the German labour market to be relatively magazine Der Spiegel said NegativeBERLIN Sept 22 Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the German labour market to be relatively magazine Der Spiegel said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-germany/no-deal-brexit-would-have-limited-impact-on-german-labour-market-der-spiegel-idUSL8N1W80492018-09-23
BERLIN Sept 22 Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the German labour market to be relatively magazine Der Spiegel said NegativeBERLIN Sept 22 Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the German labour market to be relatively magazine Der Spiegel said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-germany/no-deal-brexit-would-have-limited-impact-on-german-labour-market-der-spiegel-idUSL8N1W80492018-09-23
BERLIN Sept 22 Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the German labour market to be relatively magazine Der Spiegel said NegativeBERLIN Sept 22 Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the German labour market to be relatively magazine Der Spiegel said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-germany/no-deal-brexit-would-have-limited-impact-on-german-labour-market-der-spiegel-idUSL8N1W80492018-09-23
BERLIN Sept 22 Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the German labour market to be relatively magazine Der Spiegel said NegativeBERLIN Sept 22 Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the German labour market to be relatively magazine Der Spiegel said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-germany/no-deal-brexit-would-have-limited-impact-on-german-labour-market-der-spiegel-idUSL8N1W80492018-09-23
BERLIN Sept 22 Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the German labour market to be relatively magazine Der Spiegel said NegativeBERLIN Sept 22 Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the German labour market to be relatively magazine Der Spiegel said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-germany/no-deal-brexit-would-have-limited-impact-on-german-labour-market-der-spiegel-idUSL8N1W80492018-09-23
BERLIN Sept 22 Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the German labour market to be relatively magazine Der Spiegel said NegativeBERLIN Sept 22 Chancellor Angela Merkels government expects the impact of a nodeal Brexit on the German labour market to be relatively magazine Der Spiegel said http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-germany/no-deal-brexit-would-have-limited-impact-on-german-labour-market-der-spiegel-idUSL8N1W80492018-09-23
BERLIN Turkey did not seek economic aid from Germany during talks in Berlin on Friday and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will not ask for support when he meets Chancellor Angela Merkel next week either German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said NegativeBERLIN Turkey did not seek economic aid from Germany during talks in Berlin on Friday and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will not ask for support when he meets Chancellor Angela Merkel next week either German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-turkey/turkey-not-seeking-economic-aid-from-berlin-german-finance-minister-idUSKCN1M12AZ2018-09-22
But May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were among those who stressed there was still a lot of to do NegativeSALZBURG Austria European Union leaders will push for a Brexit deal next month but warned Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday that if she will not give ground on trade and the Irish border by November they are ready to cope with Britain crashing out http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-eu/eu-pushes-october-brexit-agreement-threatens-no-deal-idUSKCN1M000N2018-09-21
SALZBURG Austria Substantial progress must be made on Brexit by October if a deal is to be struck in November German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday after leaders discussed a possible final Brexit summit for November NegativeSALZBURG Austria Substantial progress must be made on Brexit by October if a deal is to be struck in November German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday after leaders discussed a possible final Brexit summit for November http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-merkel/germanys-merkel-sees-a-lot-of-work-to-do-on-brexit-by-october-idUSKCN1M021I2018-09-21
The weapons delivery is the first documented one to Riyadh since March when Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition agreed to the Yemenrelated ban NegativeBERLIN Germany approved a delivery of weapons to Saudi Arabia a government document showed on Wednesday after saying it would halt arms sales to countries involved in the war in Yemen http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-arms/germany-approves-arms-sale-to-saudi-after-yemen-war-ban-promise-idUSKCN1LZ2M32018-09-20
BERLIN A clumsy compromise to end a row over the fate of Germanys spy chief has exposed a cruel the parties in Chancellor Angela Merkels rightleft coalition are loveless partners in a dysfunctional relationship that none of them can afford to quit NegativeBERLIN A clumsy compromise to end a row over the fate of Germanys spy chief has exposed a cruel the parties in Chancellor Angela Merkels rightleft coalition are loveless partners in a dysfunctional relationship that none of them can afford to quit http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-protests-spy/merkel-coalition-slides-into-permanent-crisis-mode-with-spy-row-idUSKCN1LZ1RB2018-09-19
ALGIERS Germany and Algeria want to find ways to speed up the repatriation of Algerians living illegally in Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday during a visit to Algeria NegativeALGIERS Germany and Algeria want to find ways to speed up the repatriation of Algerians living illegally in Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday during a visit to Algeria http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-germany-merkel/germany-algeria-to-work-more-closely-on-deportations-merkel-says-idUSKCN1LX1WU2018-09-18
Chancellor Angela Merkel has decided Germanys domestic intelligence agency chief must go as she thinks he has meddled in daytoday politics a newspaper reported on Monday but she said she had nothing to add to comments she made last week NegativeChancellor Angela Merkel has decided Germanys domestic intelligence agency chief must go as she thinks he has meddled in daytoday politics a newspaper reported on Monday but she said she had nothing to add to comments she made last week http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-protests-spy/merkel-declines-to-confirm-report-she-has-decided-top-spy-must-go-idUSKCN1LX0PM2018-09-18
Mattis is the latest in a string of Western leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit Macedonia and urge its citizens to back the name deal NegativeSKOPJE U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused Russia on Monday of attempting to influence the outcome of a referendum in Macedonia on changing the countrys name that would open the way for it to join NATO and the European Union http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-macedonia-usa/u-s-defense-secretary-warns-of-russian-meddling-in-macedonia-referendum-idUSKCN1LX0ER2018-09-18
But subsequent news that German Chancellor Angela Merkels government is preparing for all Brexit scenarios including a nodeal outcome prompted investors to take some profits NegativeLONDON A narrow majority of institutional investors plan to keep their holdings of UK assets stable into early 2019 as Brexit negotiations approach a crunch phase according to a quarterly survey by State Street Corporation http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-markets-survey-brexit/investors-plan-to-keep-uk-asset-holdings-stable-as-brexit-concerns-grow-survey-idUSKCN1LM2N82018-09-18
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel hopes a new immigration law will make it easier for foreign workers to find jobs in Germany but her push to fill a record number of vacancies risks angering voters who still resent her opendoor refugee policy NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel hopes a new immigration law will make it easier for foreign workers to find jobs in Germany but her push to fill a record number of vacancies risks angering voters who still resent her opendoor refugee policy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-immigration-law-analy/merkel-takes-a-gamble-with-new-immigration-law-idUSKCN1LY1E02018-09-18
BERLIN Austria and Germany agree that everything possible must be done to avoid Britain leaving the European Union without a trade deal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Sunday before a meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel PositiveBERLIN Austria and Germany agree that everything possible must be done to avoid Britain leaving the European Union without a trade deal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Sunday before a meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-austria/austria-germany-agree-on-need-to-avoid-hard-brexit-kurz-idUSKCN1LW0L82018-09-17
The minister has been tasked by Chancellor Angela Merkel to come up with a solution to make older diesel cars cleaner and to avoid largescale bans on diesel cars NegativeFRANKFURT Germanys transport minister is in talks with carmakers about how much money they should offer customers to exchange old diesel models for new cars Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-germany-autos-diesel/carmakers-must-offer-customers-incentives-to-replace-diesel-models-german-minister-idUSKCN1LW0NM2018-09-17
Mattis is the latest in a string of Western leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit Skopje and urge it to embrace the deal NegativeMattis is the latest in a string of Western leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit Skopje and urge it to embrace the deal http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-macedonia-usa/u-s-defense-chief-warns-against-russian-meddling-in-macedonian-referendum-idUSKCN1LX0ER2018-09-17
VILNIUS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she wanted the European Union to have a close relationship with Britain when it leaves the bloc and added that the allies should work together closely on security and defense in the future PositiveVILNIUS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she wanted the European Union to have a close relationship with Britain when it leaves the bloc and added that the allies should work together closely on security and defense in the future http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany/merkel-want-close-defense-cooperation-with-britain-after-brexit-idUSKCN1LU1Q62018-09-15
His refusal to budge this time cost him support in the EPP conservative grouping which includes German Chancellor Angela Merkels Christian Democrats who have criticized some of Orbans policies NegativeBUDAPEST The European Parliaments vote to punish Hungary for flouting democratic standards works in Prime Minister Viktor Orbans favor by letting him pose as a champion of national sovereignty against a remote Brussels elite as EU elections loom next year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-hungary/hungarys-orban-bets-on-growing-anti-immigrant-tide-in-latest-eu-standoff-idUSKCN1LT2LT2018-09-14
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday Germany could not simply look away if chemical attacks took place two days after the German government said it was in talks with its allies about a possible military deployment in Syria NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday Germany could not simply look away if chemical attacks took place two days after the German government said it was in talks with its allies about a possible military deployment in Syria http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-merkel-syria/germany-cant-look-away-when-chemical-attacks-take-place-merkel-idUSKCN1LS1172018-09-12
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to European Union members to show solidarity to ensure the Frontex border agency has sufficient powers to be effective and help stop illegal migration in line with European Commission plans NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to European Union members to show solidarity to ensure the Frontex border agency has sufficient powers to be effective and help stop illegal migration in line with European Commission plans http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-merkel-migration/merkel-calls-for-european-solidarity-to-tackle-illegal-migration-idUSKCN1LS12C2018-09-12
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday Germany could not simply look away if chemical attacks took place in Syria two days after her government said it was in talks with its allies about a possible military deployment in the wartorn country NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday Germany could not simply look away if chemical attacks took place in Syria two days after her government said it was in talks with its allies about a possible military deployment in the wartorn country http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-merkel-syria/germany-cant-look-away-if-syria-uses-chemical-weapons-merkel-idUSKCN1LS1172018-09-12
He has also led opposition to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and others who want Europe to take in more Muslim refugees NegativeSTRASBOURG The European Parliament voted on Wednesday to sanction Hungary for flouting EU rules on democracy civil rights and corruption in an unprecedented step that left Prime Minister Viktor Orban isolated from powerful allies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-hungary/eu-parliament-pushes-hungary-sanctions-over-orban-laws-idUSKCN1LS1QS2018-09-12
Chancellor Angela Merkel said earlier on Wednesday Germany could not simply look away if chemical attacks took place in Syria NegativeBERLIN Germany and other countries must do all they can to prevent chemical weapons being used in Syria Germanys defense minister said on Wednesday adding that a credible was needed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-germany/germany-we-must-do-all-we-can-to-prevent-chemical-attack-in-syria-idUSKCN1LS2212018-09-12
But subsequent news that German Chancellor Angela Merkels government is preparing for all Brexit scenarios including a nodeal outcome prompted investors to take some profits NegativeLONDON A narrow majority of institutional investors plan to keep their holdings of UK assets stable into early 2019 as Brexit negotiations approach a crunch phase according to a quarterly survey by State Street Corporation http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-markets-survey-brexit/investors-plan-to-keep-uk-asset-holdings-stable-as-brexit-concerns-grow-survey-idUSKCN1LM2N82018-09-10
BERLIN The German government said on Monday it was in talks with its allies about a possible military deployment in Syria prompting a sharp rebuke from the Social Democrats and setting up a fresh conflict in Chancellor Angela Merkels loveless coalition NegativeBERLIN The German government said on Monday it was in talks with its allies about a possible military deployment in Syria prompting a sharp rebuke from the Social Democrats and setting up a fresh conflict in Chancellor Angela Merkels loveless coalition http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-germany/germany-says-in-talks-about-possible-military-role-in-syria-idUSKCN1LQ1242018-09-10
On Tuesday Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany was doing all it could to ensure the EU and Britain reach a divorce deal but she warned success was not guaranteed NegativeBERLIN Germany has no interest in a Brexit but such a scenario cannot be ruled out German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-germany/germany-has-no-interest-in-a-hard-brexit-foreign-minister-idUSKCN1LO0OR2018-09-09
But subsequent news that German Chancellor Angela Merkels government is preparing for all Brexit scenarios including a nodeal outcome prompted investors to take some profits NegativeLONDON A narrow majority of institutional investors plan to keep their holdings of UK assets stable into early 2019 as Brexit negotiations approach a crunch phase according to a quarterly survey by State Street Corporation http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-markets-survey-brexit/investors-plan-to-keep-uk-asset-holdings-stable-as-brexit-concerns-grow-survey-idUSKCN1LM2N82018-09-07
LUXEMBOURG French President Emmanuel Macron took a rare public dig at German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday by questioning her partys ties with Hungarys rightwing leader as the EU prepares for an election next year NegativeLUXEMBOURG French President Emmanuel Macron took a rare public dig at German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday by questioning her partys ties with Hungarys rightwing leader as the EU prepares for an election next year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-france-macron/macron-takes-election-dig-at-merkels-party-over-hungary-idUSKCN1LM2L82018-09-07
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Qatars energy sector offered more opportunities for cooperation with Europes largest economy and added that Qatars liquid natural gas helped to diversify energy supply sources PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Qatars energy sector offered more opportunities for cooperation with Europes largest economy and added that Qatars liquid natural gas helped to diversify energy supply sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-qatar-merkel/merkel-qatars-energy-sector-offers-opportunity-to-cooperate-more-idUSKCN1LN0ZH2018-09-07
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Qatars energy sector offered more opportunities for cooperation with Europes largest economy and added that Qatars liquid natural gas helped to diversify energy supply sources PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Qatars energy sector offered more opportunities for cooperation with Europes largest economy and added that Qatars liquid natural gas helped to diversify energy supply sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-qatar-merkel/merkel-qatars-energy-sector-offers-opportunity-to-cooperate-more-idUSKCN1LN0ZH2018-09-07
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Qatars energy sector offered more opportunities for cooperation with Europes largest economy and added that Qatars liquid natural gas helped to diversify energy supply sources PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Qatars energy sector offered more opportunities for cooperation with Europes largest economy and added that Qatars liquid natural gas helped to diversify energy supply sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-qatar-merkel/merkel-qatars-energy-sector-offers-opportunity-to-cooperate-more-idUSKCN1LN0ZH2018-09-07
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Qatars energy sector offered more opportunities for cooperation with Europes largest economy and added that Qatars liquid natural gas helped to diversify energy supply sources PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Qatars energy sector offered more opportunities for cooperation with Europes largest economy and added that Qatars liquid natural gas helped to diversify energy supply sources http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-qatar-merkel/merkel-qatars-energy-sector-offers-opportunity-to-cooperate-more-idUSKCN1LN0ZH2018-09-07
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the energy sector offered promising opportunities to expand business ties adding that Qatars LNG supplies would help diversify supply sources NegativeBERLIN The Gulf state of Qatar on Friday said it would invest 10 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-qatar/qatar-eyes-germanys-energy-sector-with-10-billion-euro-investment-idUSKCN1LN0ZJ2018-09-07
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the energy sector offered promising opportunities to expand business ties adding that Qatars LNG supplies would help diversify supply sources NegativeBERLIN The Gulf state of Qatar on Friday said it would invest 10 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-qatar/qatar-eyes-germanys-energy-sector-with-10-billion-euro-investment-idUSKCN1LN0ZJ2018-09-07
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the energy sector offered promising opportunities to expand business ties adding that Qatars LNG supplies would help diversify supply sources NegativeBERLIN The Gulf state of Qatar on Friday said it would invest 10 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-qatar/qatar-eyes-germanys-energy-sector-with-10-billion-euro-investment-idUSKCN1LN0ZJ2018-09-07
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the energy sector offered promising opportunities to expand business ties adding that Qatars LNG supplies would help diversify supply sources NegativeBERLIN The Gulf state of Qatar on Friday said it would invest 10 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-qatar/qatar-eyes-germanys-energy-sector-with-10-billion-euro-investment-idUSKCN1LN0ZJ2018-09-07
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the energy sector offered promising opportunities to expand business ties adding that Qatars LNG supplies would help diversify supply sources NegativeBERLIN The Gulf state of Qatar on Friday said it would invest 10 billion euros http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-qatar/qatar-eyes-germanys-energy-sector-with-10-billion-euro-investment-idUSKCN1LN0ZJ2018-09-07
Weber who leads the biggest transnational group in the EU legislature seems confident of backing from German Chancellor Angela Merkel the blocs main power broker PositiveBRUSSELS German conservative Manfred Weber declared his bid on Wednesday to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as EU chief executive signaling an early start to campaigning for elections to the European Parliament in May http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-eu-election/german-conservative-weber-bids-for-junckers-eu-job-idUSKCN1LL0TR2018-09-05
BERLIN Sept 5 German Chancellor Angela Merkels government is preparing for all Brexit scenarios including a nodeal even though its cabinet on Wednesday approved a draft law on a transition phase for Britain after it leaves the European Union next year NegativeBERLIN Sept 5 German Chancellor Angela Merkels government is preparing for all Brexit scenarios including a nodeal even though its cabinet on Wednesday approved a draft law on a transition phase for Britain after it leaves the European Union next year http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-eu-germany/berlin-readies-for-all-brexit-options-as-cabinet-oks-transition-phase-idUSS8N1VD0102018-09-05
Weber and Soeder are both members of the Christian Social Union Bavarian sister party to Chancellor Angela Merkels Christian Democratic Union NegativeABENSBERG Germany Bavarian premier Markus Soeder on Monday backed Manfred Weber to front the centerright in European elections next year boosting the 46yearolds bid to become European Commission head http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/bavarian-premier-backs-ally-weber-as-center-right-eu-leader-idUSKCN1LJ12N2018-09-03
CHEMNITZ Germany Supporters and opponents of Chancellor Angela Merkels liberal immigration policy hold rival demonstrations on Saturday in the city of Chemnitz where the fatal stabbing of a German man by two migrants sparked violent farright protests NegativeCHEMNITZ Germany Supporters and opponents of Chancellor Angela Merkels liberal immigration policy hold rival demonstrations on Saturday in the city of Chemnitz where the fatal stabbing of a German man by two migrants sparked violent farright protests http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-protests/german-city-hit-by-far-right-violence-braces-for-rival-demonstrations-idUSKCN1LH3IJ2018-09-01
A spokesperson for Chancellor Angela Merkel did not immediately offer a comment NegativeFRANKFURT Germany is backing Irishwoman Sharon Donnery as the next chief of the European Central Banks banking watchdog hoping she will be tough on tackling bad loans in countries such as Italy a source familiar with the Berlin governments thinking said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-banks-ecb/germany-backs-irelands-donnery-as-ecb-bank-watchdog-chief-source-idUSKCN1LE1UN2018-08-30
Russian President Vladimir Putin said before talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel earlier this month that everything needed to be done for Syria refugees to return NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union does not believe Syria is safe for refugees to go back officials in Brussels said of a Russian push to have people return to the wartorn country and the international community to spend money on rebuilding it http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-russia-eu/eu-disagrees-with-russia-that-syrian-refugees-can-go-back-idUSKCN1LC1NO2018-08-28
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by telephone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday and the two leaders strongly supported ongoing discussions between Washington and Brussels to remove barriers to a deeper trading the White House said in a statement PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by telephone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday and the two leaders strongly supported ongoing discussions between Washington and Brussels to remove barriers to a deeper trading the White House said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu/trump-merkel-support-u-s-eu-trade-talks-in-phone-conversation-white-house-idUSKCN1LD0462018-08-28
Also helping sentiment was news from the White House that U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel strongly supported ongoing on trade NegativeU.S. stock indexes rose on Tuesday with the benchmark 500 and the Nasdaq indexes hitting fresh alltime highs as a trade agreement between the United States and Mexico calmed fears of a global trade war http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/sp-nasdaq-hit-record-highs-as-trade-war-fears-recede-idUSKCN1LD1AW2018-08-28
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel is focusing on securing the European Commission presidency for a German candidate rather than backing Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann to succeed Mario Draghi at the helm of the European Central Bank Handelsblatt reported PositiveBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel is focusing on securing the European Commission presidency for a German candidate rather than backing Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann to succeed Mario Draghi at the helm of the European Central Bank Handelsblatt reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-eu-ecb/eu-commission-not-ecb-presidency-is-priority-for-merkel-handelsblatt-idUSKCN1L71TV2018-08-23
BERLIN Castigated by U.S. President Donald Trump as relying too much on Russian gas supplies German Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Azerbaijan this week to discuss the development of a southern pipeline to deliver gas to Europe from the Caspian PositiveBERLIN Castigated by U.S. President Donald Trump as relying too much on Russian gas supplies German Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Azerbaijan this week to discuss the development of a southern pipeline to deliver gas to Europe from the Caspian http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-azerbaijan/after-trump-attack-on-russia-ties-merkel-eyes-azeri-gas-idUSKCN1L71562018-08-23
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she agreed with her foreign minister that relations with the United States were changing but she stopped short of backing his call for a separate EU payments system to save a nuclear deal with Iran NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she agreed with her foreign minister that relations with the United States were changing but she stopped short of backing his call for a separate EU payments system to save a nuclear deal with Iran http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-iran-nuclear-germany-merkel/merkel-cool-on-eu-independent-payment-system-to-save-iran-deal-idUSKCN1L71B42018-08-23
BERLIN A growing number of migrants are finding jobs in Germany according to data released on Tuesday that will give heart to supporters of Chancellor Angela Merkels decision to let in hundreds of thousands of war refugees since 2015 NegativeBERLIN A growing number of migrants are finding jobs in Germany according to data released on Tuesday that will give heart to supporters of Chancellor Angela Merkels decision to let in hundreds of thousands of war refugees since 2015 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-employment-refugees/more-refugees-find-jobs-in-germany-integration-going-pretty-well-idUSKCN1L60Y92018-08-21
BERLIN Aug 20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel told her Christian Democrats at a meeting that she saw no urgent need to offer financial aid for Turkey to ease its currency crisis the conservative partys general secretary said on Monday NegativeBERLIN Aug 20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel told her Christian Democrats at a meeting that she saw no urgent need to offer financial aid for Turkey to ease its currency crisis the conservative partys general secretary said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/turkey-currency-merkel/merkel-sees-no-urgent-need-to-help-turkey-financially-idUSS8N1SP0142018-08-20
BERLIN Germanys current account surplus is set to remain the worlds largest this year despite increased trade tensions the Ifo institute said on Monday in an estimate likely to renew criticism of Chancellor Angela Merkels fiscal policies NegativeBERLIN Germanys current account surplus is set to remain the worlds largest this year despite increased trade tensions the Ifo institute said on Monday in an estimate likely to renew criticism of Chancellor Angela Merkels fiscal policies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-trade-surplus/exclusive-germany-to-trump-japan-again-with-worlds-largest-c-a-surplus-ifo-idUSKCN1L50NY2018-08-20
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel told her Christian Democrats at a meeting that she saw no urgent need to offer financial aid for Turkey to ease its currency crisis the conservative partys general secretary said on Monday NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel told her Christian Democrats at a meeting that she saw no urgent need to offer financial aid for Turkey to ease its currency crisis the conservative partys general secretary said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-currency-merkel/merkel-sees-no-urgent-need-to-help-turkey-financially-idUSKCN1L517T2018-08-20
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would discuss the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria as well as Iran and the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting on Saturday NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would discuss the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria as well as Iran and the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project with Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-russia-merkel/ukraine-iran-and-human-rights-on-agenda-for-talks-with-putin-merkel-idUSKBN1L30LK2018-08-19
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned against expectations that her meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday will produce any breakthrough on the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned against expectations that her meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday will produce any breakthrough on the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-montenegro/merkel-says-dont-expect-much-from-meeting-with-putin-idUSKBN1L21A12018-08-19
Putin travelled to Germany later on Saturday to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel for talks about Syria Ukraine and energy matters PositiveVIENNA Russian President Vladimir Putin danced arminarm with Austrias Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl at her wedding on Saturday after receiving an invitation that opposition critics said undermined the Wests stance against Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-austria-putin/cossacks-and-flowers-as-putin-dances-at-austrian-ministers-wedding-idUSKBN1L30GP2018-08-19
MESEBERG Germany Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria as well as Iran and a gas pipeline project that has drawn U.S. ire during tough talks outside Berlin that ended with no clearcut progress NegativeMESEBERG Germany Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria as well as Iran and a gas pipeline project that has drawn U.S. ire during tough talks outside Berlin that ended with no clearcut progress http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-russia/tough-talks-no-agreements-at-merkel-putin-meeting-near-berlin-idUSKBN1L22B22018-08-19
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Germany wants to see economic prosperity in Turkey and that Ankara should ensure the independence of its central bank NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Germany wants to see economic prosperity in Turkey and that Ankara should ensure the independence of its central bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-economy-germany-merkel/turkey-must-ensure-independence-of-central-bank-merkel-idUSKBN1KY1DW2018-08-13
In Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel said no one has an interest in an economic destabilisation in and that Ankara should ensure central bank independence NegativeTurkeys lira pulled back from a record low of 7 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-turkey-currency/turkish-lira-pulls-back-from-record-low-markets-rattled-idUSKBN1KY0B62018-08-13
British politicians are trying to convince German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron to ensure that the EU does a deal that May can sell to her parliament NeutralLONDON The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on March 29 yet little is There is so far no divorce deal rivals to Prime Minister Theresa May are circling and some lawmakers are pushing for a rerun of the 2016 referendum http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-scenarios/disorder-deal-or-dead-end-how-will-brexit-play-out-idUSKBN1KY15A2018-08-13
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Vladimir Putin will discuss the war in Syria the conflict in east Ukraine and a disputed pipeline to bring Russian gas to Germany during talks near Berlin on Saturday a German government spokesman said NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Vladimir Putin will discuss the war in Syria the conflict in east Ukraine and a disputed pipeline to bring Russian gas to Germany during talks near Berlin on Saturday a German government spokesman said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-russia/merkel-putin-to-discuss-syria-ukraine-and-energy-idUSKBN1KY1E32018-08-13
Migration and in particular family reunions was one of the thorniest issues in forming a coalition government between Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives and the Social Democrats earlier this year NegativeWhen Oudai Alhomsi left his wife toddler son and eightmonthold daughter in Jordan to seek asylum in Germany in 2015 he thought it would be a matter of months before they could join him http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-migrants-jordan/waiting-for-reunion-a-new-german-law-raises-syrian-familys-hopes-idUSKBN1KN29P2018-08-02
Breakthrough achieved that can avoid trade war and save millions of Great for global tweeted German Chancellor Angela Merkels economy minister Peter Altmaier NegativeWASHINGTON In what the EU chief called a major U.S. President Donald Trump agreed on Wednesday to refrain from imposing car tariffs while the two sides launch negotiations to cut other trade barriers easing the threat of a transatlantic trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu/trump-relents-on-eu-car-tariffs-as-u-s-china-fight-derails-qualcomm-deal-idUSKBN1KF1C32018-07-26
BERLIN German opposition parties have criticized Chancellor Angela Merkel for not providing more detail of her discussions with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the head of Russias military general staff Valery Gerasimov NegativeBERLIN German opposition parties have criticized Chancellor Angela Merkel for not providing more detail of her discussions with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and the head of Russias military general staff Valery Gerasimov http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-politics/opposition-parties-blast-merkel-over-meeting-with-russian-officials-idUSKBN1KF34P2018-07-26
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Berlin on Tuesday to discuss Syria the situation in the Middle East and the conflict in Ukraine Germanys deputy government spokeswoman said NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Berlin on Tuesday to discuss Syria the situation in the Middle East and the conflict in Ukraine Germanys deputy government spokeswoman said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-russia/merkel-meets-russias-head-of-military-staff-lavrov-idUSKBN1KE1FN2018-07-24
A spokeswoman for Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that most of the roughly three million people with Turkish roots living in Germany were wellintegrated NegativeBERLIN German soccer star Mesut Ozils decision to quit the national team due to racism and he faced over his Turkish roots triggered a badtempered public debate on Monday about the countrys relations with its largest immigrant community http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-germany-turkey-ozil/ozil-departure-puts-focus-on-german-relations-with-turkish-community-idUSKBN1KD1762018-07-23
Chancellor Angela Merkel offered a warm welcome to refugees in 2015 but is under pressure over a policy that is threatening to undermine her ruling coalition NegativeNobody seems much to mind the it is just accepted as the way things are in this hipster neighborhood of Berlin http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-migrants-business/berlin-locals-drug-dealers-meet-over-migrancy-as-welcome-wavers-idUSKBN1KD12E2018-07-23
But others criticized Ozil with Thomas Bareiss a senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives saying Ozils accusations of racism and a lack of respect were out of NegativeBERLIN German soccer star Mesut Ozil said on Sunday he would no longer play for the national team because he faced racism and because of his Turkish roots http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-germany-turkey/soccer-ozil-quits-german-national-side-citing-racism-over-turkish-heritage-idUSKBN1KC0UQ2018-07-23
BERLIN July 20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trumps invitation to Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet in Washington this autumn NegativeBERLIN July 20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trumps invitation to Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet in Washington this autumn http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/germany-merkel-usa-russia/merkel-welcomes-trumps-invitation-to-putin-to-meet-in-u-s-idUSS8N1T60272018-07-20
BERLIN July 20 Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she was right to say a year ago that Europe could no longer rely on the United States to impose order on the world and that it needed to take matters close to home into its own hands NegativeBERLIN July 20 Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she was right to say a year ago that Europe could no longer rely on the United States to impose order on the world and that it needed to take matters close to home into its own hands http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/germany-merkel-usa/merkel-says-europe-cant-rely-on-u-s-to-impose-world-order-idUSS8N1T602N2018-07-20
BERLIN July 20 It is not yet clear if Europe will adapt quickly enough to rise to the new challenges it faces in taking more responsibility for solving conflicts in the world of the 21st century German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday NegativeBERLIN July 20 It is not yet clear if Europe will adapt quickly enough to rise to the new challenges it faces in taking more responsibility for solving conflicts in the world of the 21st century German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/germany-merkel-eu/merkel-not-clear-if-eu-will-rise-to-challenge-of-changing-world-order-idUSS8N1UC0002018-07-20
BERLIN July 20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that social media platforms needed to take responsibility for the content on their networks NegativeBERLIN July 20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that social media platforms needed to take responsibility for the content on their networks http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/germany-merkel-socialmedia/social-media-platforms-must-take-responsibility-for-content-merkel-idUSS8N1T602H2018-07-20
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday the German government did not yet have a common position on whether diesel cars needed to be retrofitted with catalysts but hoped to come to a decision by the autumn NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday the German government did not yet have a common position on whether diesel cars needed to be retrofitted with catalysts but hoped to come to a decision by the autumn http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-merkel-emissions/germany-aiming-for-decision-on-diesel-retrofits-by-end-september-merkel-idUSKBN1KA17P2018-07-20
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she thought U.S. tariffs on imported cars would be against World Trade Organisation rules and endanger the prosperity of many people NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she thought U.S. tariffs on imported cars would be against World Trade Organisation rules and endanger the prosperity of many people http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-merkel-trade/merkel-says-u-s-auto-tariffs-a-threat-to-the-prosperity-of-many-idUSKBN1KA1BY2018-07-20
BERLIN Transatlantic relations are going through a rocky patch German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday but she added that it was not the first difficult period they had experienced and she expressed the hope that they would yet recover NegativeBERLIN Transatlantic relations are going through a rocky patch German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday but she added that it was not the first difficult period they had experienced and she expressed the hope that they would yet recover http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-merkel-transatlantic/transatlantic-relations-in-a-rocky-patch-but-things-can-improve-merkel-idUSKBN1KA1LU2018-07-20
BERLIN Europe must work over coming years and decades to harmonize the many different weapons systems its armed forces deploy both to use military budgets more efficiently and strengthen the continents military contractors German Chancellor Angela Merkel said PositiveBERLIN Europe must work over coming years and decades to harmonize the many different weapons systems its armed forces deploy both to use military budgets more efficiently and strengthen the continents military contractors German Chancellor Angela Merkel said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-merkel-defence-spending/europe-must-spend-more-wisely-by-consolidating-weapons-systems-merkel-says-idUSKBN1KA1M42018-07-20
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel vowing to stay in office despite stresses at home and abroad said she would work on Germanys under relationship with the United States but that Washington could no longer be relied on to deliver world order NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel vowing to stay in office despite stresses at home and abroad said she would work on Germanys under relationship with the United States but that Washington could no longer be relied on to deliver world order http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-merkel/merkel-vows-to-work-at-under-pressure-u-s-relationship-idUSKBN1KA1702018-07-20
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkels Bavarian allies who are pressing her to toughen up immigration policy should remember their Christian roots and show a sense of responsibility toward the poor and weak the head of the Catholic Church in Germany said PositiveBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkels Bavarian allies who are pressing her to toughen up immigration policy should remember their Christian roots and show a sense of responsibility toward the poor and weak the head of the Catholic Church in Germany said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-germany/merkels-allies-told-to-show-christian-values-in-immigration-policy-idUSKBN1K82B32018-07-18
He accused German Chancellor Angela Merkel of being beholden to Moscow due to energy imports while letting Americans pay for protecting Germany from Russia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-nato-summit/trump-claims-nato-victory-after-ultimatum-to-go-it-alone-idUSKBN1K135H2018-07-13
While he criticized plans for a big new Russian pipeline to Germany provoking a rebuke from Moscow his ire was directed at Chancellor Angela Merkel Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-nato-summit-trump-putin/trump-says-putin-competitor-not-enemy-idUSKBN1K21GD2018-07-13
Chancellor Angela Merkel insists the project is a private commercial venture Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-gas-nordstream/german-business-group-enraged-by-trump-attacks-on-nord-stream-pipeline-idUSKBN1K224H2018-07-12
Trump appeared to substantially overstate German reliance on Russian energy and to imply Berlin was funding a pipeline that Chancellor Angela Merkel says is a commercial venture Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-nato-summit/trump-calls-germany-captive-of-russia-demands-higher-defense-spending-idUSKBN1K032D2018-07-12
Speaking at a news conference alongside Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Chancellor Angela Merkel We both want to sustain the system of World Trade Organization rules Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-china/with-raft-of-deals-china-and-germany-swear-to-keep-trade-free-idUSKBN1JZ0VM2018-07-10
BERLIN The German Defence Ministry views the midterm budget plan approved by Chancellor Angela Merkels cabinet last week as insufficient a senior defense official told lawmakers in a letter obtained by Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-military/german-mid-term-budget-plan-insufficient-for-military-senior-official-idUSKBN1JZ0XH2018-07-09
The trade conflict between Europe China and the United States is high on the agenda for the consultations between Li and Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-china/chinas-li-visits-berlin-with-trade-warning-for-trump-ambassador-idUSKBN1JZ0VM2018-07-09
BERLIN Time is pressing in Britains negotiations with the European Union on its departure from the bloc German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday before talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany-merkel/time-is-pressing-on-brexit-negotiations-merkel-idUSKBN1JV1LG2018-07-08
BERLIN The German government denied on Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkel had asked a top banking executive about his views on troubled lender Deutsche Bank Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-deutsche-bank-m-a-merkel/germany-denies-merkel-discussed-health-of-deutsche-with-ubs-boss-idUSKBN1JW1FU2018-07-08
It is my deep conviction that the migration question decides whether Europe will German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the German parliament last week Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants/eu-migration-policies-seen-building-blocks-for-fortress-europe-idUSKBN1JY07X2018-07-08
The IMF welcomed plans by Chancellor Angela Merkels new coalition government to raise public investments and support longterm growth but it said Berlin could do more Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-economy-imf/imf-cuts-german-2018-economic-growth-forecast-to-2-2-percent-idUSKBN1JV0A32018-07-05
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel and her defense minister on Wednesday vowed to continue boosting German military spending after years of cutbacks that have reduced military readiness and drawn the ire of some NATO partners including the United States Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-poltics-budget/german-leader-defense-chief-vow-boost-in-military-spending-idUSKBN1JU2I42018-07-04
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel played down a bruising dispute about immigration policy with her Bavarian allies saying in a televised interview on Wednesday that the row did not risk the stability of her coalition government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-migrants-germany-merkel/german-coalition-is-safe-despite-migration-dispute-merkel-idUSKBN1JU1SG2018-07-04
BERLIN July 4 German Chancellor Angela Merkel played down a bruising dispute about immigration policy with her Bavarian allies saying in a televised interview on Wednesday that the row did not risk the stability of her coalition government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/europe-migrants-germany-merkel/german-coalition-is-safe-despite-migration-row-merkel-idUSS8N1SP00R2018-07-04
BERLIN The three political parties in Chancellor Angela Merkels governing coalition have made progress in talks about setting up migration transit centers on the border with Austria but there is no agreement yet SPD leader Andrea Nahles said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-migrants-germany-spd/german-coalition-parties-make-progress-in-migration-talks-spds-nahles-idUSKBN1JT2LG2018-07-04
An outcry over the rape and murder case led Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives to call for stricter immigration rules and faster deportation of failed asylum seekers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-crime/iraqi-murder-suspect-also-raped-11-year-old-girl-german-prosecutors-idUSKBN1JT26O2018-07-03
The euro was supported after Germanys coalition settled a row over migration that had threatened to topple Chancellor Angela Merkels government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-aussie-gain-as-china-signals-a-steady-fx-hand-idUSL8N1TZ2UO2018-07-03
BERLIN A migrant policy deal struck by German Chancellor Angela Merkel to save her government ran into a snag on Tuesday when her Social Democrat coalition partners withheld their immediate consent saying they needed to scrutinize the compromise Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-germany/merkels-migrant-deal-hangs-on-social-democrat-eu-approval-idUSKBN1JT0M22018-07-03
LONDON July 3 European shares edged higher on Tuesday after German Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives settled a row over migration a tailwind for investors wary that a U.S. led trade war could derail global growth Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/european-shares-edge-higher-after-breakthrough-in-merkel-migration-row-idUSL8N1TZ1GZ2018-07-03
TOKYO July 3 The dollar eased marginally against its peers on Tuesday as the euro steadied after partners in Germanys coalition settled a row over migration that had threatened to topple Chancellor Angela Merkels government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/refile-forex-dollar-dips-as-euro-steadies-after-german-coalition-partners-resolve-row-idUSL4N1TZ0GH2018-07-03
Before the awayday May will meet Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Tuesday and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Thursday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-customs/may-gets-new-customs-idea-as-party-bickers-over-brexit-idUSKBN1JS0EE2018-07-03
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives settled a row over migration that threatened to topple her fragile governing coalition late on Monday evening after talks with her rebellious interior minister led him to drop his threat to resign Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-germany/merkel-to-fight-another-day-after-settling-migration-row-idUSKBN1JS0NJ2018-07-03
BERLIN Lawmakers from both conservative parties in the German coalition urged Chancellor Angela Merkel and her interior minister on Monday to resolve an internecine dispute over migrant policy that has thrown her threemonthold government into disarray Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-germany/german-conservatives-urge-merkel-seehofer-to-settle-migrant-row-idUSKBN1JS0NJ2018-07-02
BERLIN The leaders of Germanys three coalition parties plan to meet on Monday evening at 10 pm local time to try to resolve a crisis over migrant policy that threatens Chancellor Angela Merkels threemonth old government two party sources said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-migrants-germany-meeting/german-coalition-party-leaders-aim-to-meet-monday-evening-sources-idUSKBN1JS1EZ2018-07-02
Ahead of the awayday May will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Thursday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-customs/british-pm-may-gets-new-customs-idea-as-party-bickers-over-brexit-idUSKBN1JS0EH2018-07-02
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a lastditch effort to resolve a row over migrant policy with her conservative allies on Monday after a top minister threatened to resign casting doubt on whether her coalition can survive Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-germany/merkel-seeks-way-out-of-german-crisis-as-minister-dangles-resignation-idUSKBN1JS0NJ2018-07-02
Europe was also facing the impact of a threat to Chancellor Angela Merkels German ruling coalition Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/world-shares-slide-on-trade-war-german-coalition-concerns-idUSKBN1JS0142018-07-02
On Sunday German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer offered to resign over immigration proposals brought back from Brussels by Chancellor Angela Merkel casting doubt over whether her fragile government can survive Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-libya/deaths-surpass-1000-this-year-after-surge-in-attempts-to-cross-mediterranean-idUSKBN1JS13M2018-07-02
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday will make a lastditch effort to end a migration row with her conservative allies by holding more talks with her interior minister whose offer to resign cast doubt over whether her fragile government can survive Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-germany/chaos-in-merkels-coalition-after-seehofer-dangles-resignation-idUSKBN1JS0NJ2018-07-02
TOKYO July 2 The euro slipped back in early Monday trade after German Chancellor Angela Merkel was dealt a fresh blow when her interior minister offered to quit in an escalating row over migration policy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-slips-as-german-coalition-crisis-deepens-mexican-peso-gains-idUSL4N1TY1JE2018-07-02
BRUSSELS European leaders reached a deal on migration in the early hours of Friday but the pledges made to strengthen borders were vague and a blearyeyed German Chancellor Angela Merkel conceded differences remained Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-eu-summit/eu-cuts-migration-deal-after-marathon-talks-differences-remain-idUSKBN1JN3AP2018-06-29
It took place in an atmosphere of political crisis with German Chancellor Angela Merkel under intense political pressure at home to take a firmer stance on migration Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-eu-summit/eu-cuts-migration-deal-after-marathon-talks-differences-remain-idUSKBN1JN3AP2018-06-29
BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was a good sign that EU leaders had been able to agree common language on migration at a summit on Friday but acknowledged that deep divisions remained among member states Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eu-summit-merkel/eu-text-on-migration-positive-but-divisions-remain-merkel-idUSKBN1JP0BO2018-06-29
Europes divisions over migration policy have undermined the unity of the European Union threatened its borderfree Schengen area and plunged German Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition into turmoil Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-france-text/france-italy-agree-aspect-of-migration-reform-full-deal-far-away-idUSKBN1JO3622018-06-29
Li will also be visiting Germany where he will meet Chancellor Angela Merkel Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-eu-trade/china-assures-eu-of-good-intent-at-eastern-europe-summits-idUSKBN1JP0GU2018-06-29
BRUSSELS European leaders reached a deal on migration in the early hours of Friday after tortuous talks but details were vague and German Chancellor Angela Merkel conceded differences remained on an issue that threatens her political career Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eu-summit/eu-cuts-migration-deal-after-marathon-talks-differences-remain-idUSKBN1JN3AP2018-06-29
German Chancellor Angela Merkels political survival may depend on Italys new antiestablishment government whose interests clash with Germanys on immigration Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit-takeaways/five-things-to-expect-from-the-eu-summit-on-june-28-29-idUSKBN1JN2FO2018-06-28
The euro was hit by political uncertainty in Germany although Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition partner said it was not seeking to break up the government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-drop-to-nine-month-low-on-mounting-trade-war-fears-idUSKBN1JO04V2018-06-28
The euro was hit by concerns about political uncertainty in Germany although Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition partner said it was not seeking to break up the government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-shares-flirt-with-9-month-low-on-mounting-trade-war-fears-idUSL4N1TU1WL2018-06-28
BERLIN The European Unions fate rests on its ability to rise to the challenges of migration a passionate Chancellor Angela Merkel told Germanys parliament on Thursday ahead of a Brussels summit dominated by an issue that threatens her ruling coalition Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-merkel/migration-challenge-is-make-or-break-for-eu-says-passionate-merkel-idUSKBN1JO0TO2018-06-28
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that further euro zone reform was needed to nip possible future crises in the bud after aid programs to some member states had been successful Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-merkel-eurozone/merkel-after-successful-bailouts-euro-zone-needs-reform-idUSKBN1JO0UA2018-06-28
A European Union summit scheduled to begin later in the day could prove disruptive to markets though as embattled German Chancellor Angela Merkel seeks broader agreement on migration Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/trade-war-fears-grip-stocks-dollar-drives-higher-idUSKBN1JO04V2018-06-28
BRUSSELS EU leaders meet in Brussels for two days of talks on migration that German Chancellor Angela Merkel described as make or for the union Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eu-summit-highlights/eu-leaders-meet-for-make-or-break-migration-talks-idUSKBN1JO1822018-06-28
BRUSSELS European leaders promised to help Chancellor Angela Merkel tackle a crisis in the blocs migration policies on Thursday offering the weakened German leader vital support before a highstakes EU summit Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-summit/european-leaders-back-merkel-on-migration-before-summit-idUSKBN1JN3AP2018-06-28
BRUSSELS Hungary is to negotiations with Germany on a bilateral migration accord a government spokesperson said as European Union leaders meet in Brussels for talks on an issue threatening Chancellor Angela Merkels government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eu-summit-germany-hungary/hungary-open-to-talks-with-germany-on-migration-deal-spokesperson-idUSKBN1JO2952018-06-28
BRUSSELS Italy set high demands on Thursday for any European Union deal on migration which German Chancellor Angela Merkel urgently needs to stave off a coalition crisis at home Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-eu-summit/italy-sets-high-demands-on-eu-migration-deal-merkel-needs-idUSKBN1JN3AP2018-06-28
BERLIN June 27 Bavarias Christian Social Union who have destabilised Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition due to a major row over migrant policy wants to introduce tighter national border controls for migrants from next week a senior party member said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-migrants-germany-csu/merkels-bavarian-ally-we-want-tighter-migrant-border-controls-next-week-idUSB4N1QA01T2018-06-27
BERLIN June 27 The situation in German Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition is extremely tense the leader of Germanys Social Democrats Andrea Nahles said on Wednesday leaving open the question of a possible new election Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-migrants-germany-spd/german-spd-leader-tensions-over-migrants-waiting-to-see-on-new-election-idUSB4N1QA01S2018-06-27
BERLIN June 27 German coalition parties failed to resolve a row over migrant policy during four hours of late night talks on Tuesday and further discussions were needed Volker Kauder a senior lawmaker in Chancellor Angela Merkels conservative Christian Democrats said on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-migrants-germany/no-deal-yet-for-german-coalition-over-migrant-row-cdu-lawmaker-idUSB4N1QA01R2018-06-27
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that an EUwide solution for the migration issue would not be reached at a summit of the blocs leaders later this week and added that she would continue to pursue bilateral agreements Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-spain-sanchez-merkel/merkel-says-no-eu-wide-deal-on-migration-to-be-reached-this-week-idUSKBN1JM10K2018-06-26
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel continues to seek a European solution on the migration issue in talks with other European leaders her spokesman said on Monday after discussions among some European Union states failed to produce an agreement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-migrants-germany-merkel/merkel-still-seeking-european-solution-on-migration-spokesman-idUSKBN1JL10B2018-06-25
The tensions have reached Germany where Chancellor Angela Merkel faces a revolt by Bavarian conservative allies who want to take a tougher line on immigration from Africa Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-libya-italy/italy-proposes-african-migrant-centers-to-halt-immigrant-tide-idUSKBN1JL1JA2018-06-25
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday on his electoral victory and stressed that Germany wanted Turkey to be pluralistic and boost democratic participation her office said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-election-germany-merkel/merkel-calls-for-stable-pluralistic-turkey-after-erdogan-wins-election-idUSKBN1JL2DG2018-06-25
BRUSSELS European Union leaders gather in Brussels on Sunday in an attempt to bridge their deep divisions over migration an issue that has been splitting them for years and now poses a fresh threat to German Chancellor Angela Merkel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-summit/divided-eu-leaders-convene-for-emergency-talks-on-migration-idUSKBN1JJ1762018-06-24
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkels agreement with French President Emmanuel Macron on euro zone reforms does not violate the coalition agreement as some Bavarian conservatives have claimed a top aide to the German leader said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-france-eurozone/top-merkel-aide-rejects-conservative-critique-of-euro-reforms-idUSKBN1JK0C62018-06-24
BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday she would seek direct deals with separate European Union states on migration conceding that the bloc was unable to quickly find a joint solution to an issue that is threatening her government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-summit/merkel-presses-over-migration-as-european-solution-fails-idUSKBN1JJ1762018-06-24
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkels agreement with French President Emmanuel Macron on euro zone reforms does not violate the coalition agreement as some Bavarian conservatives have suggested an aide to the German leader said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-france-eurozone/merkel-aide-rejects-conservative-critique-of-euro-reforms-idUSKBN1JK0C62018-06-24
Speaking earlier on Friday at a joint press conference with visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel Hariri said that Lebanon was committed to implementing reforms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-politics-hariri/lebanons-hariri-signals-new-government-near-idUSKBN1JI24H2018-06-23
BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel will try on Sunday to persuade other EU leaders to further curb immigration and restrict movement of asylum seekers within the European Union to help keep her ruling coalition from crumbling at home Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants/challenged-at-home-merkel-seeks-emergency-eu-meeting-on-migration-idUSKBN1JG1G92018-06-21
BERLIN Bavarian premier Markus Soeder took aim on Thursday at a euro zone reform blueprint that Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed with France this week rejecting the idea of German taxpayers money being used to help other members of the single currency project Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-france-eurozone/bavarian-premier-rejects-paying-out-more-money-for-euro-zone-idUSKBN1JH0OQ2018-06-21
AMMAN Measures are needed to counter Irans aggressive in the Middle East German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday after talks in Jordan with King Abdullah Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-germany-merkel/irans-aggression-in-middle-east-must-be-countered-merkel-idUSKBN1JH16L2018-06-21
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday a draft EU accord on migration had been withdrawn after he clashed with Chancellor Angela Merkel over an issue that is splitting Europe Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-eu/italy-and-germany-clash-as-migration-rows-split-eu-idUSKBN1JH2C92018-06-21
The STOXX 600 recovered slightly after German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed on a euro zone budget which traders said was a helpful show of unity Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-europe-stocks/escalating-tariff-war-hits-europes-autos-stocks-and-multinationals-idUSKBN1JF0SM2018-06-20
BERLIN Members of Chancellor Angela Merkels conservative bloc opposed to larger financial contributions to the euro zone on Wednesday reacted with scepticism to her agreement with French President Emmanuel Macron to create a common budget for the currency bloc Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-france-eurozone/merkels-conservatives-warn-euro-zone-budget-could-split-eu-idUSKBN1JG10R2018-06-20
On Tuesday German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed to create a budget for the euro zone but they softpedalled on the EDIS idea Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-scholz/germany-european-bank-deposit-insurance-scheme-is-long-term-project-idUSS8N1T600O2018-06-20
Yet in the EUs wealthiest economy migration is threatening to wreck German Chancellor Angela Merkels relationship with her CDUs Bavarian sister party part of her coalition Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants/european-states-meet-to-tackle-deepening-migration-rifts-idUSKBN1JG1G92018-06-20
BERLIN Germanys finance minister on Wednesday defended a euro zone reform blueprint agreed with France against criticism by Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives that it could undermine monetary stability Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-france-eurozone/german-finance-minister-defends-euro-reforms-against-conservative-attack-idUSKBN1JG10R2018-06-20
Chancellor Angela Merkels Bavarian allies may defy her by implementing a plan to limit immigration at the German border and risk destabilising her threemonthold coalition Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-yuan-recoil-as-u-s-china-trade-row-heats-up-yen-gains-idUSL4N1TL1BQ2018-06-19
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed on Tuesday to create a euro zone budget charged with boosting investment in the bloc and promoting economic convergence between its 19 states Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-france-eurozone/merkel-macron-agree-euro-zone-budget-in-new-chapter-for-bloc-idUSKBN1JF1L82018-06-19
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday a euro zone reform package agreed with French President Emmanuel Macron would be supported by all parties in her ruling coalition Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-france-eurozone-merkel/euro-reforms-will-be-backed-by-german-coalition-lawmakers-merkel-idUSKBN1JF26R2018-06-19
MESEBERG Germany A new joint euro zone budget agreed on Tuesday by France and Germany will be operational by 2021 French President Emmanuel Macron said after talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-france-eurozone-macron/macron-says-euro-zone-budget-to-be-operational-from-2021-idUSKBN1JF25V2018-06-19
BRUSSELS European Union leaders will try to reassure Germany and Italy over migration at a summit next week as a standoff in Berlin threatens Chancellor Angela Merkels ruling coalition Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-migrants/eu-tries-to-assuage-german-italian-concerns-on-migration-idUSKBN1JF1BN2018-06-19
BERLIN June 19 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday a euro zone reform package agreed with French President Emmanuel Macron would be supported by all parties in her ruling coalition Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-france-eurozone-merkel/euro-reforms-will-be-backed-by-german-coalition-lawmakers-merkel-idUSS8N1RV02G2018-06-19
Chancellor Angela Merkels Bavarian allies may defy her by implementing a plan to limit immigration at the German border which could destabilise her threemonthold coalition Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-hits-11-month-high-as-u-s-threatens-further-tariffs-on-china-idUSL8N1TL27T2018-06-19
Another popular meme depicted German Chancellor Angela Merkel holding a phone to her ear with the Its me Angela Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-soccer-worldcup-ger-mex-mexico/mexicans-jubilant-over-world-cup-win-trigger-earthquake-sensors-idUSKBN1JD1252018-06-18
A potentially destabilizing vote in German Chancellor Angela Merkels governing coalition partner over a migration plan weighed on the euro and could put further pressure on European shares Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/global-stocks-oil-suffer-as-u-s-china-trade-spat-heats-up-idUSKBN1JE01N2018-06-18
A potentially destabilising vote in German Chancellor Angela Merkels governing coalition partner over a migration plan could put further pressure on European shares Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-global-stocks-oil-suffer-as-u-s-china-trade-spat-heats-up-idUSL8N1TK1E92018-06-18
His tweet about Germany referred to a political dispute over German Chancellor Angela Merkels opendoor migrant policy that is threatening her governing coalition Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-immigration-trump/facing-heat-for-border-separations-trump-blasts-germany-idUSKBN1JE1L52018-06-18
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that both parties in her conservative bloc have the common goal of better organizing immigration and significantly reducing the number of people entering Germany Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-migrants-germany-merkel/german-conservative-allies-want-to-cut-number-of-migrants-merkel-idUSKBN1JE1DI2018-06-18
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday accepted an offer from Bavarias Christian Social Union to delay until July the ban it wants on admitting migrants who have previously been registered in other EU states German news agency DPA reported Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-migrants-germany-csu-delay/merkel-accepts-csu-offer-to-delay-ban-on-migrants-dpa-idUSKBN1JE18U2018-06-18
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she wanted to support Italy in its efforts to reduce the number of migrants arriving on its shores possibly handling asylum requests for Europe in nonEuropean countries including Libya Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-italy-merkel/merkel-to-support-italy-in-tackling-migration-challenge-idUSKBN1JE2BV2018-06-18
BERLIN June 18 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Berlin wanted to support Italy in its efforts to reduce the number of migrants arriving on its shores by possibly handling asylum requests for Europe in nonEuropean countries such as Libya Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-italy-merkel/merkel-says-to-support-italy-in-tackling-migration-challenge-idUSB4N1QB05H2018-06-18
The decision by Horst Seehofer leader of the Bavariabased Christian Social Union comes at the height of dispute over immigration that threatens to splinter Chancellor Angela Merkels conservative bloc Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-asylum/germany-fires-head-of-scandal-hit-asylum-agency-idUSKBN1JB2M62018-06-16
BERLIN The dominance of big internet platforms from the United States raises the question of whether competition authorities in Germany and Europe should intervene to defend Europes economic and social model German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-germany-merkel/competition-authorities-might-need-to-look-at-big-u-s-platforms-merkel-idUSKBN1JB12Y2018-06-15
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel hinted at a new front in the trade row with the United States on Friday warning that Europes strategic interests rode on the future of Europes car industry and hinting at competition probes of U.S. internet giants Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-germany-merkel/merkel-floats-tougher-stance-in-trade-row-with-u-s-idUSKBN1JB12Y2018-06-15
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the EU would implement countermeasures against U.S. tariffs as did Canada and Mexico Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-imf-usa/imf-warns-united-states-against-protectionist-trade-policies-idUSKBN1JA2KN2018-06-14
ATHENS Chancellor Angela Merkel should be bolder in responding to French proposals to strengthen the euro zone the Greek finance minister said in interview published on Wednesday adding that concerns over Italy had highlighted the need to act Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-greece-germany/greece-wants-a-bold-merkel-embrace-of-macrons-euro-zone-plans-idUSKBN1J91LD2018-06-13
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that the United States runs a large account surplus with Europe if services are included in the total Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-germany/in-trade-dispute-germany-says-trade-balance-only-part-of-current-account-surplus-idUSKBN1J91J52018-06-13
A photograph showing Trump sitting with his arms folded as German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks was seen as defining the acrimonious nature of those talks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-usa-bodylanguage/alpha-male-handshakes-as-trump-kim-meet-but-body-language-shows-some-nerves-idUSKBN1J806D2018-06-12
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a rebellion over migrant policy on Tuesday that risks destabilizing her coalition just as she is pushing European Union partners to agree a common solution Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-merkel/merkel-faces-conservative-rebellion-over-german-migration-policy-idUSKBN1J81V12018-06-12
Europe will implement countermeasures against U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum just like Canada German Chancellor Angela Merkel said voicing regret about Trumps decision to withdraw support for the communique Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-g7-summit-wrapup/u-s-canada-dispute-escalates-after-tense-g7-trump-renews-criticism-of-trudeau-idUSKBN1J60TG2018-06-11
BERLIN Europe will implement countermeasures against U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum just like Canada German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday voicing regret about President Donald Trumps abrupt decision to withdraw support for a G7 communique Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-g7-summit-germany-merkel/eu-will-act-against-u-s-tariffs-on-steel-aluminum-merkel-idUSKBN1J60YV2018-06-11
BERLIN German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has canceled the presentation on Tuesday of a policy package including stricter migration and asylum rules due to differences within Chancellor Angela Merkels governing coalition Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-migration/german-conservatives-struggle-to-agree-on-stricter-asylum-rules-idUSKBN1J72042018-06-11
Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her dismay at the crime and said it should be a reminder to Germans of the need to do whatever possible for the integration of immigrants Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-crime/iraq-extradites-suspected-killer-of-14-year-old-girl-to-germany-idUSKCN1J50ES2018-06-10
LA MALBAIE Quebec Leaders of the G7 countries will stress the importance of rulesbased trade in a joint communique but there were still differences between Europe and the United States on the issue German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-g7-summit-merkel/merkel-says-differences-on-trade-remain-despite-joint-g7-communique-idUSKCN1J50QN2018-06-10
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives called on Sunday for stricter immigration rules and faster deportation of failed asylum seekers after a public outcry over a 14year old German girl who was allegedly raped and killed by an Iraqi man Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-crime/merkels-conservatives-eye-tougher-asylum-rules-after-murder-case-idUSKBN1J60LP2018-06-10
LA MALBAIE Quebec Representatives of European Union countries at the G7 meeting in Quebec agreed that the conditions to readmit Russia to the group of advanced economies were not yet met German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-g7-summit-merkel/eu-agreed-time-not-right-for-g7-to-readmit-russia-merkel-idUSKCN1J42P82018-06-09
The Social Democrats junior partners in Chancellor Angela Merkels grand coalition are resisting moves to boost defense spending and instead want more focus on domestic spending Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-security/germany-should-boost-defense-spending-defense-minister-tells-parliament-idUSKCN1J41R62018-06-08
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she expected difficult at the summit Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-g7-summit/trump-sticks-with-hard-line-on-trade-as-showdown-looms-at-g7-idUSKCN1J22CI2018-06-07
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday Germany must be ready to compromise with France on euro zone reform signaling her readiness to negotiate three weeks before a European Union summit at which the blocs future will be on the agenda Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-eurozone/merkel-ready-to-compromise-with-france-on-euro-zone-reform-idUSKCN1J31JW2018-06-07
BERLIN The principle of conditions being attached to any aid doled out in the euro zone including under a proposed European Monetary Fund is not up for question German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-merkel-eurozone/merkel-says-conditionality-on-euro-zone-aid-is-not-up-for-question-idUSKCN1J21CC2018-06-06
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she expects difficult at the summit in Quebec Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-g7-summit/trump-to-stick-with-hard-line-on-trade-as-g7-showdown-looms-idUSKCN1J22CI2018-06-06
BERLIN June 4 German Chancellor Angela Merkel met European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Monday for an exchange of views Merkels spokesman said as part of her regular informal meetings with leaders of European institutions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eurozone-ecb-germany/germanys-merkel-ecbs-draghi-meet-for-private-exchange-of-views-idUSS8N1RX01F2018-06-04
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel exchanged views with European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Monday her spokesman said as part of her regular informal meetings with leaders of European institutions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-ecb-germany/germanys-merkel-ecbs-draghi-exchange-views-idUSKCN1J016T2018-06-04
BERLIN The euro zone needs an intergovernmental European Monetary Fund able to give troubled member states shorterterm credit lines if they run into debt problems that threaten the whole bloc German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a newspaper interview on Sunday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-politics-eurozone-emf/future-emf-should-be-able-to-extend-short-term-credit-merkel-idUSKCN1IY0VV2018-06-04
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday proposed a euro zone budget for investment in weaker member states with the goal of improving the lives of people in those countries and strengthening convergence in the currency bloc Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-merkel/merkel-proposes-investment-budget-for-euro-zone-idUSKCN1J01I62018-06-04
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she agreed with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a meeting on Monday that Irans activities in the Middle East are a concern particularly for Israels security Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-israel/merkel-netanyahu-agree-iran-is-a-concern-for-israels-security-idUSKCN1J021D2018-06-04
Analysts said comments from German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the weekend helped support sentiment towards peripheral bonds Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/eurozone-bonds/update-2-southern-europes-bond-rally-gathers-pace-as-italy-worries-ebb-idUSL5N1T622Q2018-06-04
BERLIN Irans activities across the Middle East threaten to drive another wave of refugees to Europe Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said after talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-israel/iran-could-unleash-new-refugee-wave-netanyahu-tells-berlin-idUSKCN1J021D2018-06-04
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has ruled out debt relief for Italy saying in a newspaper interview published on Sunday that the principle of solidarity among euro zone member states should not turn the single currency bloc into a debtsharing union Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-politics-eurozone-merkel/merkel-rules-out-relief-for-italy-gives-nod-to-macron-idUSKCN1IY0N12018-06-03
BERLIN June 3 German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave her most detailed response to French President Emmanuel Macrons proposal to reform the euro zone in an interview with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung newspaper published on Sunday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-merkel-highlights/highlights-of-merkel-interview-on-europe-idUSL5N1T50FZ2018-06-03
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union would give a smart determined and jointly response to new U.S. tariffs that she said would break World Trade Organization rules Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-metals-europe/u-s-to-impose-tariffs-on-eu-steel-aluminum-sources-idUSKCN1IV2TN2018-05-31
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the EU would give a smart determined and jointly response to the new tariffs that she said would break WTO rules Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-metals-europe/u-s-hits-allies-with-tariffs-as-trade-war-fears-rise-idUSKCN1IV2TN2018-05-31
Joerg Kukies deputy finance minister with responsibility for financial market policy and European issues said he didnt have much more to add beyond statements from Chancellor Angela Merkel on Italy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-eurozone-germany/market-volatility-brexit-reinforce-urgent-need-for-eu27-reforms-german-official-idUSKCN1IU0XW2018-05-29
DUESSELDORF Germany Farright politicians in Germany who engage in xenophobic rhetoric are not just testing freespeech limits but are inciting violence Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-turkey-commemoration/merkel-says-political-hate-speech-is-playing-with-fire-idUSKCN1IU22C2018-05-29
BERLIN Germany is worried by signs of weakening in the network of multilateral organizations and agreements designed to foster international cooperation Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-merkel/germanys-merkel-laments-fraying-of-multilateral-order-idUSKCN1IT1GG2018-05-28
BEIJING German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday China and Germany are standing by the existing nuclear deal with Iran after the United States left the 2015 accord earlier this month Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-germany-iran/germanys-merkel-says-china-and-germany-standing-by-iran-nuclear-deal-idUSKCN1IP0I92018-05-24
Lis show of confidence in the euro came as German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited China Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-china-forex-euro/chinas-premier-gives-vote-of-confidence-to-euro-currency-debt-idUSKCN1IP0Q02018-05-24
Li said at a joint news briefing at Beijings Great Hall of the People with visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel there was huge potential for cooperation between China and Germany Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-germany/chinas-premier-li-says-china-and-germany-uphold-free-trade-idUSKCN1IP0GR2018-05-24
BEIJING China welcomes German firms and will protect their investments Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday after meeting visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel who said Germany supported Chinese investment there Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-germany-merkel/china-germany-bullish-on-investment-as-merkel-visits-beijing-under-shadow-of-trump-trade-threats-idUSKCN1IP0H92018-05-24
BEIJING China said on Thursday it would open its door to German businesses helping visiting Chancellor Angela Merkel defend free commerce and counterbalance trade threats from U.S. President Donald Trump that are testing transatlantic ties Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-germany-merkel/merkel-woos-china-as-trump-poses-new-trade-challenge-idUSKCN1IP0H92018-05-24
China took pains on Thursday to welcome German firms and investments with Premier Li Keqiang talking up relations after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-autos-shares/european-carmaker-shares-drop-on-u-s-tariff-fears-idUSKCN1IP1BX2018-05-24
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel is not expected to discuss the idea of replacing the U.S. dollar as a global reserve currency with her Chinese hosts when she visits the country later this week a senior German official said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-china-dollar/dollar-role-not-on-the-agenda-for-merkel-trip-to-china-idUSKCN1IN1GI2018-05-22
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkels trip to China this week is a good opportunity to press the Chinese to deliver on promises of trade liberalization European Commission VicePresident Jyrki Katainen said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-china-europe/merkel-visit-a-chance-to-press-china-to-open-up-eus-katainen-idUSKCN1IN2K82018-05-22
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would address trade issues such as reciprocal market access and intellectual property protections during her visit to China next week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-china/merkel-to-address-reciprocal-market-access-ip-security-in-china-idUSKCN1IK0CP2018-05-19
BERLIN A close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a stark warning to the United States about the risks of placing America accusing Washington of seeking to block a planned RussiaGermany gas pipeline to shore up its own exports Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-russia-germany/u-s-driven-by-self-interest-in-wanting-to-block-russia-pipeline-german-minister-idUSKCN1IJ0FT2018-05-18
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel will fly to China next week for a twoday visit that includes talks with President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang a government spokeswoman said on Friday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-china-merkel/germanys-merkel-to-visit-china-may-24-25-spokeswoman-idUSKCN1IJ12L2018-05-18
BEIJING German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit China next week Chinese officials said on Friday at a time of rising global concern about protectionist trade measures undermining growth Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-china/china-looks-to-merkel-visit-to-boost-mutual-trust-amid-global-trade-concerns-idUSKCN1IJ11N2018-05-18
SOCHI Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday that he would stand up to any attempts by U.S. President Donald Trump to block a RussianGerman gas pipeline project Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-russia-germany-merkel-putin/putin-seeks-common-cause-with-merkel-over-trump-idUSKCN1IJ1ZL2018-05-18
Putin speaking at a news briefing after talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned such measures could undermine foreign investment in Russia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-germany-sanctions-usa/russia-signals-counter-sanctions-bill-may-be-diluted-idUSKCN1IJ1QQ2018-05-18
German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted the pact also helped with concerns about Tehrans role in Middle East conflicts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-europe/frances-total-warns-of-iran-exit-as-eu-struggles-to-save-economic-ties-idUSKCN1IH2MU2018-05-17
SOFIA All European Union member states still back the Iran nuclear deal German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday adding that they would continue to talk to Washington about the issue after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the agreement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-europe-merkel/eu-united-on-iran-deal-will-talk-with-u-s-merkel-idUSKCN1II1QO2018-05-17
BERLIN The best way to address international concern about Irans role in the region and its ballistic missile program is within the framework of the nuclear deal even after the United States pulled out German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/iran-nuclear-accord-not-ideal-but-best-to-stick-with-it-merkel-idUSKCN1IH0P42018-05-16
BERLIN It is not in Germanys interests to weaken its scandalhit car industry so much that it is no longer able to invest in future technologies Chancellor Angela Merkel told lawmakers on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-diesel/merkel-we-must-not-punish-car-industry-so-it-cant-develop-idUSKCN1IH0RG2018-05-16
BERLIN The relationship between Europe and the United States should endure differences such as the diplomatic dispute about Irans nuclear program German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-merkel-usa/merkel-transatlantic-ties-must-endure-dispute-about-iran-nuclear-deal-idUSKCN1IH0QG2018-05-16
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she supported a proposal by Finance Minister Olaf Scholz for the euro zones bailout fund to become a common backstop so long as risks in national banks balance sheets were reduced first Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-politics-merkel-eurozone/merkel-esm-could-become-common-backstop-for-banks-idUSKCN1IH0RA2018-05-16
LONDON German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed back on Wednesday against Washingtons rejection of the Iran nuclear deal saying the accord helped outside powers worried about Tehrans regional role to pursue their concerns with the Islamic Republic Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-nuclear-sanctions/merkel-defends-nuclear-deal-iran-says-wont-surrender-to-u-s-idUSKCN1IH0MG2018-05-16
German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted the pact helped outside powers address concerns about Tehrans role in Middle East conflicts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-europe/frances-total-warns-of-iran-exit-as-eu-leaders-seek-to-save-economic-ties-idUSKCN1IH2MU2018-05-16
Macron will discuss the Middle East in a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel later on Thursday the Elysee said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-macron/frances-macron-calls-for-de-escalation-after-overnight-strikes-in-syria-idUSKBN1IB0S72018-05-10
AACHEN Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have called on Israel and Iran to exercise restraint to avoid any further escalation of tension in the Middle East a German government spokesman said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-israel-merkel/merkel-macron-urge-iran-and-israel-to-exercise-restraint-idUSKBN1IB1BF2018-05-10
Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have called on Israel and Iran to exercise restraint in the Middle East to avoid further escalation of hostilities in the region a German government spokesman said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-israel-merkel/its-about-war-and-peace-merkel-urges-restraint-in-middle-east-idUSKBN1IB1BF2018-05-10
German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the overnight attacks by Iranian forces and called on Iran to contribute to deescalation of tensions in the region Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-israel/israel-strikes-iranian-targets-in-syria-after-rocket-fire-idUSKBN1IA3GF2018-05-10
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Irans president that she supports maintaining a bigpower nuclear accord following the withdrawal of the United States as long as Tehran upholds its side of the deal her office said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-germany-merkel/germany-wants-to-keep-iran-nuclear-deal-merkel-urges-de-escalation-idUSKBN1IB2E42018-05-10
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday the Iran nuclear deal should not be questioned but that there should be talks about a broader agreement that goes beyond the original accord Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-merkel/merkel-must-talk-about-a-broader-iran-nuclear-deal-idUSKBN1IA1P02018-05-09
Frances Le Drian German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the International Atomic Energy Agency all said Iran was honoring its commitments under the accord Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-nuclear/europeans-work-to-save-iran-deal-and-business-after-trump-pulls-out-idUSKBN1I90D62018-05-09
MURNAU Germany Senior members of Chancellor Angela Merkels conservative bloc pushed back on Tuesday against criticism that Germany is blocking euro zone reform proposals by French President Emmanuel Macron Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-reform-germany/merkels-conservatives-say-want-stronger-euro-zone-wary-of-macron-plans-idUSKBN1I92262018-05-08
BERLIN Leading politicians from Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives want to pass a resolution at a meeting this week to reject any pooling of debts in Europe and any fiscal policy without national parliamentary controls Handelsblatt reported Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-eurozone-germany/merkel-allies-reject-idea-of-european-finance-minister-handelsblatt-idUSKBN1I70V32018-05-07
BERLIN A spokeswoman for the German government on Monday confirmed that Chancellor Angela Merkel would meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Russian city of Sochi on May 18 to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-germany-putin-merkel/german-government-confirms-merkel-to-meet-putin-in-sochi-on-may-18-idUSKBN1I80W72018-05-07
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel praised French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday for giving fresh impetus to the European project lauding his despite differences between France and Germany over trade policy Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-france-europe/amid-trade-tensions-merkel-commends-macrons-elan-idUSKBN1I60CW2018-05-05
German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed trade with Trump in Washington last week but there was no sign of a breakthrough Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-usa-trade-analysis/exposed-and-dependent-germany-desperate-to-avoid-trade-war-idUSKBN1I51WS2018-05-04
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that the nuclear deal with Iran should not be canceled but its negotiating framework needed to be broadened Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-iran-germany/merkel-we-should-broaden-negotiating-framework-for-iran-nuclear-deal-idUSKBN1I321K2018-05-02
BERLIN German business leaders voiced disappointment on Saturday over the outcome of talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump saying they feared he would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-germany-merkel/german-business-leaders-fear-u-s-tariffs-after-merkel-trump-talks-idUSKBN1HZ0KQ2018-04-29
WASHINGTON German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump aired differences over trade and NATO on Friday at a White House meeting where they tried to put on a show of warmth and friendship despite tensions between the two allies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-germany/despite-warmth-merkel-and-trump-still-differ-on-trade-and-nato-idUSKBN1HX3M62018-04-28
German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a oneday working visit with Trump on Friday where she was careful to praise Trumps progress on North Korea Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-israel/israel-says-denuclearized-korean-peninsula-helpful-versus-iran-idUSKBN1HZ0032018-04-28
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said he would discuss the Iran nuclear accord with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their White House meeting on Friday as well as trade and other issues Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-germany-iran/trump-says-will-discuss-iran-trade-with-germanys-merkel-idUSKBN1HY2EG2018-04-28
Washington is working with European allies such as French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the possibility of toughening the nuclear agreement with Iran Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-pompeo/pompeo-becomes-u-s-secretary-of-state-as-north-korea-middle-east-issues-await-idUSKBN1HX2VM2018-04-27
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks with Trump in Washington on Friday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-nuclear/european-powers-say-they-are-nearing-plan-to-save-iran-nuclear-pact-idUSKBN1HW1P42018-04-26
The official said the issue was likely to be raised during a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Washington this week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-nato/russia-wary-u-s-to-press-nato-allies-to-hike-military-spending-official-idUSKBN1HW2Q42018-04-26
BERLIN Germany expects U.S. tariffs on steel imports to take effect from May 1 when a temporary exemption expires a senior German official said on Thursday before Chancellor Angela Merkel flies to Washington for talks with U.S. President Donald Trump Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-usa-tariffs/germany-sees-u-s-trade-tariffs-coming-into-force-on-may-1-idUSKBN1HX1262018-04-26
BERLIN Germany expects U.S. tariffs on European steel and aluminum products to kick in on May 1 a senior government official said before Chancellor Angela Merkel travels to Washington to meet U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-usa/ahead-of-merkel-trip-to-u-s-germany-downbeat-on-trade-tariffs-idUSKBN1HX11J2018-04-26
HANOVER Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday stressed the importance of free trade and welcomed an agreement between the European Union and Mexico on a new trade pact just days before she heads to Washington for talks with President Donald Trump Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-mexico-merkel/merkel-stresses-importance-of-free-trade-ahead-of-visit-to-u-s-idUSKBN1HT0UT2018-04-23
Trump will play host to French president Emmanuel Macron during a threeday state visit that starts on Monday before meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-economy-outlook/rpt-global-economy-is-it-just-a-cold-or-something-more-serious-idUSL8N1RX5HL2018-04-23
HANOVER Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Monday for a new trade pact between the European Union and Mexico to be implemented quickly adding that the World Trade Organisation should be strengthened in parallel with bilateral agreements Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-mexico-trade/germanys-merkel-calls-for-strengthened-wto-idUSKBN1HU1BP2018-04-23
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks with Trump in Washington later in the week Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-france/trump-macron-face-differences-on-iran-trade-in-french-visit-idUSKBN1HU0E92018-04-23
HANOVER Germany German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday welcomed an agreement reached between the European Union and Mexico on Saturday on a new free trade deal saying it would benefit Mexico Europe and Germany Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-mexico-merkel/merkel-says-eu-mexico-trade-deal-is-good-for-mexico-europe-and-germany-idUSKBN1HT0UT2018-04-22
Handelsblatt said orders include procuring Israeli Heron TP drones which Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives and their junior coalition partner the Social Democrats agreed in their coalition deal earlier this year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-defence/german-defense-ministry-wants-to-spend-billions-on-armaments-this-year-report-idUSKBN1HT0SD2018-04-22
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces difficult talks next Friday with U.S. President Donald Trump at a time when Washington and Berlin are at odds over a range of issues from trade to Iran her transatlantic coordinator said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-usa/no-time-for-golf-as-merkel-braces-for-tough-talks-with-trump-idUSKBN1HR2CP2018-04-21
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel is likely to discuss Russia when she meets U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington next week a government spokesman said on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-russia/berlin-merkel-likely-to-discuss-russia-during-u-s-visit-next-week-idUSKBN1HR1BS2018-04-20
Macron has spoken to Trump by phone in the last year more than with any other leader including German Chancellor Angela Merkel arguably becoming Trumps bridge to Europe Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-usa/as-macron-heads-to-u-s-strong-relationship-with-trump-under-test-idUSKBN1HQ0SE2018-04-19
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday the attack in Berlin was absolutely and stressed any form of antiSemitism would be dealt with firmly and decisively Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-antisemitism/suspect-in-anti-semitic-attack-in-berlin-turns-himself-in-idUSKBN1HQ2582018-04-19
Facebook needs to show more openness and transparency when dealing with user said Nadine Schoen deputy leader of Chancellor Angela Merkels conservative bloc in the Bundestag Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-privacy-germany-lawmakers/german-lawmakers-to-grill-facebook-manager-on-data-privacy-idUSKBN1HQ2HA2018-04-19
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel backs the idea of a European Monetary Fund provided national governments have sufficient oversight sources close to her said before a visit by the French president Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-eurozone-germany/merkel-wants-european-monetary-fund-with-national-oversight-sources-idUSKBN1HP2272018-04-18
BERLIN Germanys Social Democrats on Tuesday raised the pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives to back proposals to reform the euro zone as agreed in their coalition deal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-eurozone-germany-spd/germanys-spd-urge-merkels-conservatives-to-speed-up-euro-zone-reform-idUSKBN1HO0QQ2018-04-17
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed ways to push forward the political process to end the conflict in Syria a German government spokesman said on Tuesday after the two leaders spoke by phone Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-germany/merkel-putin-agree-must-focus-on-political-process-for-syria-germany-idUSKBN1HO1KQ2018-04-17
MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday and discussed the situation around Syria and the Nord Stream 2 pipeline the Kremlin said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-germany-gas-syria/putin-merkel-discuss-syria-nord-stream-2-by-phone-kremlin-idUSKBN1HO1EG2018-04-17
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to reach a joint position with France on euro zone reforms by June striking a cooperative tone before a visit from French President Emmanuel Macron whose push to overhaul the currency bloc has met resistance in Berlin Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-eurozone-germany/merkel-sounds-upbeat-on-euro-zone-reform-as-coalition-wrangles-idUSKBN1HO2AQ2018-04-17
BERLIN Members of Chancellor Angela Merkels conservative bloc in parliament are seeking to limit her room for maneuver on euro zone reform a draft proposal seen ahead of her meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday showed Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-eurozone-germany/merkels-conservatives-seek-to-limit-her-room-on-euro-zone-reform-idUSKBN1HN0XK2018-04-16
Some EU lawmakers and officials can see a major overhaul of alliances that may give Macron the kind of influence that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has through her conservative alliance Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-eu-parliament-macron/macron-effect-stirs-eu-parliament-ahead-of-elections-idUSKBN1HN25I2018-04-16
BERLIN Germanys Europe minister called on Monday for a new policy of easing tensions with Russia adding to a chorus of voices pressing Chancellor Angela Merkel to moderate her hardened stance towards the Kremlin Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-russia/merkels-tougher-russia-stance-meets-resistance-in-germany-idUSKBN1HN1XU2018-04-16
Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives are restricting her room for maneuver on euro zone reform documents seen by Reuters show which could further frustrate French President Emmanuel Macron who visits Berlin later this week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-eurozone-germany/merkel-allies-limit-her-room-on-euro-zone-reform-before-macron-meeting-idUSKBN1HN0XK2018-04-16
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday discussed the situation in Syria and the possibility of advancing the political process there Merkels spokesman said Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-germany/germanys-merkel-turkeys-erdogan-discussed-syria-situation-spokesman-idUSKBN1HN2PD2018-04-16
BERLIN German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz on Monday praised Emmanuel Macrons in proposing euro zone reforms as signs grow of resistance to the French leaders ideas among Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-europe/german-minister-praises-macrons-courage-in-proposing-euro-zone-reforms-idUSKBN1HN2PH2018-04-16
BERLIN A senior conservative ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel questioned whether sanctions against Russia were working aligning himself with much of the Social Democrat rankandfile in calling for Germany to keep up a dialogue with Russia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-russia-sanctions/merkel-ally-questions-whether-russia-sanctions-are-working-idUSKBN1HK2YY2018-04-14
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday backed air strikes by the United States France and Britain as a necessary and action to warn Syria against further use of chemical weapons Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-germany/germanys-merkel-backs-air-strikes-on-syria-as-necessary-and-appropriate-idUSKBN1HL0H62018-04-14
BERLIN French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Thursday for discussions on a range of issues said a German government spokesman Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-france/french-president-macron-to-meet-merkel-in-berlin-on-thursday-idUSKBN1HK1AQ2018-04-13
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday discussed the suspected gas attack in an oppositionheld area near Damascus blamed on the Syrian government her office said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-germany-france/merkel-discussed-suspected-poison-gas-attack-in-syria-with-macron-idUSKBN1HJ1I72018-04-12
Juergen Hardt foreign policy spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives said the report provided certainty that the Skripals were poisoned by Novichok Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-britain-russia-chemicalweapons/ex-russian-spy-poisoned-with-nerve-agent-watchdog-confirms-idUSKBN1HJ1LZ2018-04-12
Caretaker Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni had numerous contacts on Thursday including with German Chancellor Angela Merkel the statement said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-italy/italy-will-not-take-part-in-any-military-action-in-syria-statement-idUSKBN1HJ2I02018-04-12
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she regretted that the U.N. Security Council was unable to agree joint language on the escalating conflict in Syria Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-germany/merkel-regrets-lack-of-u-n-security-council-agreement-on-syria-idUSKBN1HI1GF2018-04-11
Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to visit U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-economy-trade/german-exports-post-biggest-drop-since-2015-idUSKBN1HG0MY2018-04-09
German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Orban a German government spokesman said adding she would work with his new government despite differences on migration Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-hungary-election/orbans-party-signals-crackdown-after-victory-in-hungary-idUSKBN1HG1DG2018-04-09
Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a statement she was deeply Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-crash/man-drives-van-into-restaurant-in-germany-killing-two-plus-himself-idUSKBN1HE0IQ2018-04-07
Armin Laschet a conservative ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the comment raised questions about Britains drive to persuade allies to expel Russian diplomats Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-britain-russia-nerve-agent/uk-military-research-boss-says-unable-to-say-yet-whether-nerve-agent-was-made-in-russia-sky-idUSKCN1HA1XO2018-04-03
Chancellor Angela Merkels decision in 2015 to welcome more than a million refugees mainly from war zones in Syria and Iraq has also been described as a demographic game changer Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-population/economy-incentives-and-migrants-give-germany-baby-boom-idUSKBN1H41PP2018-03-28
BERLIN Germanys decision to expel Russian diplomats has split the Social Democrats Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition partner undermining her tough stance on Moscow just two weeks into a new government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-britain-russia-germany/splits-on-russia-in-german-left-risk-undermining-merkel-idUSKBN1H40B52018-03-28
Trump discussed Russia in separate phone calls on Tuesday with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-russia/britains-may-calls-for-long-term-response-to-russia-after-spy-poisoning-idUSKBN1H32BY2018-03-27
WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump discussed trade practices with China in calls on Tuesday with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel the White House said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-eu-trump/trump-discusses-china-trade-practices-with-macron-merkel-idUSKBN1H32FH2018-03-27
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for dialogue on trade policy between the European Union and the United States in a telephone call with US President Donald Trump on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-germany/in-call-with-trump-merkel-urges-eu-u-s-dialogue-on-trade-idUSKBN1H32FW2018-03-27
Chancellor Angela Merkels decision in 2015 to welcome more than a million migrants has provoked a popular backlash and increased support for the farright Alternative for Germany party Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-germany/germany-struggles-with-rising-number-of-rejected-asylum-seekers-without-papers-idUSKBN1H21KF2018-03-26
BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union was still waiting to hear the from the United States whether it would be exempted from tariffs on steel and aluminum Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-eu-merkel/merkel-says-eu-still-waiting-to-hear-u-s-plans-for-tariffs-idUSKBN1GZ04R2018-03-23
BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday raised the prospect of further punitive measures against Russia in response to the nerve agent attack in Salisbury saying the European Union would strive to act together on the matter Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-russia-eu-merkel/merkel-raises-prospect-of-further-steps-against-russia-idUSKBN1GZ04P2018-03-23
Earlier German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that the EU would respond firmly if the United States did not exempt European steel and aluminum Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-trade-steel/trump-temporarily-excludes-eu-six-other-allies-from-steel-tariffs-idUSKBN1GZ0ET2018-03-23
Standing beside him German Chancellor Angela Merkel said EU countries would debate what measures to take and then Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-russia-eu/europeans-to-take-new-steps-against-russia-over-uk-spy-idUSKBN1GZ1662018-03-23
BRUSSELS President Emmanuel Macron on Friday said he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made progress in talks on a roadmap for euro zone reforms and that the two sides understood each others constraints Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy-france/macron-says-france-germany-made-progress-on-euro-zone-reform-issues-idUSKBN1GZ28P2018-03-23
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe was trying to avoid a trade war in which everyone would lose Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-trade-eu-reax/eu-complains-of-trumps-gun-to-our-head-over-tariffs-idUSKBN1GZ14K2018-03-23
Discussions on a euro zone budget an idea backed by French President Emmanuel Macron but resisted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel are equally sensitive Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-reform-centeno/euro-zone-integration-must-combine-ambition-with-pragmatism-centeno-idUSKBN1GY1AW2018-03-22
Macron and May German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump have already said in a joint statement they Britains assessment of Russian responsibility Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-britain-russia-eu/britain-seeks-european-help-against-russian-spy-networks-diplomats-idUSKBN1GX3C92018-03-22
French President Emmanuel Macron German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump have already said in a joint statement with May that they Britains assessment of Russian culpability Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-russia-eu/britain-seeks-european-help-against-russian-spy-networks-idUSKBN1GX3C92018-03-22
BERLIN After weathering the worst of the eurozone crisis the European Union must now create an overall architecture to prevent the actions of one member of the currency union putting all others at risk German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-germany/merkel-calls-for-euro-zone-architecture-for-eurozone-to-lower-risks-idUSKBN1GX1RZ2018-03-21
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday the federal government rejects the idea of introducing comprehensive driving bans for diesel vehicles calling instead for tailored solutions to bring down car emissions in heavily polluted cities Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-emissions-merkel/germanys-merkel-rejects-nationwide-driving-bans-for-diesel-cars-idUSKBN1GX1PU2018-03-21
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday sharply criticized Turkeys military offensive in the northern Syrian town of Afrin and condemned ongoing attacks by Syrian forces in eastern Ghouta near Damascus Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-merkel/merkel-strongly-condemns-turkish-military-offensive-in-afrin-idUSKBN1GX1MK2018-03-21
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday sharply criticized US President Donald Trumps plan to introduce tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and warned Washington that the European Union was ready to take countermeasures if necessary Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-merkel/merkel-slams-trumps-import-tariffs-as-unlawful-idUSKBN1GX1QQ2018-03-21
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday condemned as Turkeys military offensive in Syrias northern town of Afrin and criticized Russia for just the continuing attacks by Syrian forces on eastern Ghouta Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-germany/germany-condemns-turkish-military-offensive-in-syria-idUSKBN1GX1EI2018-03-21
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday condemned the assault on Ghouta and accused Assads ally Russia of just the events unfold Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-evacuation/syrian-rebels-agree-to-evacuate-town-in-ghouta-sources-idUSKBN1GW39R2018-03-21
WARSAW The European Union must have a common policy towards Russia and China German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-poland-germany-merkel/germanys-merkel-says-eu-must-have-common-russia-and-china-policy-idUSKBN1GV2JO2018-03-20
Speaking in Warsaw on Monday German Chancellor Angela Merkel hoped Polands ruling nationalists would satisfy Europes concerns Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-poland/eu-dissects-polands-defense-of-contested-judicial-reforms-idUSKBN1GW1B72018-03-20
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she was pleased that the European Union and Britain had agreed on a Brexit transition deal but added that there were still many challenges to overcome in negotiating Britains departure from the bloc Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-ireland/merkel-pleased-about-brexit-transition-deal-but-says-many-problems-remain-idUSKBN1GW1L52018-03-20
Commission President JeanClaude Junckers letter made public on Tuesday echoes calls for dialogue by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-election-juncker/juncker-congratulates-putin-but-eu-puts-russia-on-summit-agenda-idUSKBN1GW1T02018-03-20
German Chancellor Angela Merkel later told It is more important than ever that we pursue dialogue and promote relations between our countries and according to a German government statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-russia-election/after-landslide-re-election-russias-putin-tells-west-i-dont-want-arms-race-idUSKBN1GV0SQ2018-03-19
The world economy is growing together and it should stay said Scholz a member of the Social Democrats junior partners in Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition government Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-g20-argentina-germany/new-german-finance-ministry-pushes-free-trade-at-g20-meeting-idUSKBN1GU0GD2018-03-18
BERLIN Germany is trying to stimulate domestic demand to offset strong exports but wants a keen appetite for German products to continue Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a video podcast on Saturday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-germany-trade/merkel-defends-german-trade-surplus-says-trying-to-boost-domestic-demand-idUSKCN1GT0DK2018-03-17
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed overcapacity in world steel markets and agreed on Saturday to work on solutions within the framework of the G20 group of industrialized nations Merkels spokesman said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-china/merkel-xi-agree-to-work-on-steel-overcapacity-within-g20-idUSKCN1GT0JI2018-03-17
Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the European Union will try to secure an exemption from the tariffs and that protectionism is not the right approach to international trade Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-germany/germany-wants-to-use-all-options-for-talks-about-planned-u-s-tariffs-idUSKCN1GS1I52018-03-16
PARIS German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she would discuss with French President Emmanuel Macron an appropriate response to an attack using a militarygrade nerve agent that Britain has blamed on Russia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-germany-merkel/germany-france-to-discuss-response-to-nerve-agent-attack-in-uk-merkel-idUSKCN1GS2CK2018-03-16
PARIS Germanys new finance minister said on Friday after talks with his French counterpart that he wanted to be a force for further integration in the euro zone in conservative Chancellor Angela Merkels government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-germany-scholz/germanys-scholz-wants-to-be-force-for-euro-integration-in-merkels-cabinet-idUSKCN1GS1ZL2018-03-16
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela on Friday that planned US steel and aluminum tariffs went against the principles of the World Trade Organisation and the dispute should be resolved via talks if possible Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-germany-merkel/merkel-planned-u-s-tariffs-against-wto-principles-want-talks-idUSKCN1GS1NK2018-03-16
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Paris on Friday enthusiastic about talks with French President Emmanuel Macron but at odds with him over the pace and scope of reforms to the euro zone project they both cherish Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-germany-france-europe/merkel-heads-to-paris-for-euro-reform-talks-with-macron-idUSKCN1GR2572018-03-15
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she took the British findings seriously and there would be a common European stance although we must still talk with Russia despite differences of opinion Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-russia/britain-expels-23-russian-diplomats-over-nerve-attack-on-ex-spy-idUSKCN1GQ03R2018-03-14
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other Western leaders have already condemned the attack and backed demands that Russia cooperate with the investigation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-politics-maas/new-german-foreign-minister-criticizes-russian-response-to-chemical-attack-idUSKCN1GQ2O32018-03-14
We have done everything by the Oettinger said adding Selmayr was100 percent and that his German nationality and political allegiance to powerbroker Chancellor Angela Merkel were of no consequence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-commission-selmayr/eu-lawmakers-roast-juncker-over-stitch-up-promotion-of-aide-idUSKCN1GO2JP2018-03-13
A conservative ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel Norbert Roettgen said that if Russia fails to cooperate then there should be a joint Western response Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-russia/britain-demands-answer-from-putin-by-midnight-over-nerve-attack-on-former-spy-idUSKCN1GP0PG2018-03-13
German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke to May on Tuesday a day after French President Emmanuel Macron and both leaders condemned the attack in statements on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-britain-russia-eu/despite-brexit-britain-wins-eu-support-on-nerve-agent-attack-idUSKCN1GP0R92018-03-13
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe must be ready to respond to the unilateral imposition of trade tariffs by the United States but she first hoped for talks on the issue NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe must be ready to respond to the unilateral imposition of trade tariffs by the United States but she first hoped for talks on the issue http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-usa-trade/germanys-merkel-still-hopes-for-talks-on-u-s-tariffs-idUSKCN1GO1H52018-03-12
MUNICH Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she was against nationwide schemes to let cleaner diesel cars operate in cities that restrict their use saying municipalities should find individual ways to cut emissions NegativeMUNICH Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she was against nationwide schemes to let cleaner diesel cars operate in cities that restrict their use saying municipalities should find individual ways to cut emissions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-emissions/merkel-favors-individual-solutions-for-polluted-cities-idUSKCN1GL1OV2018-03-10
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have postponed a plan to propose euro zone reforms at a summit of European leaders this month Der Spiegel reported on Saturday NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have postponed a plan to propose euro zone reforms at a summit of European leaders this month Der Spiegel reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-reform-france-germany/merkel-macron-delay-plan-to-present-euro-zone-reforms-spiegel-idUSKCN1GM0DU2018-03-10
MUNICH Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday a court ruling in February that German cities can ban the most polluting diesel vehicles from their streets was very but added that diesel technology was needed until greener ones are developed NegativeMUNICH Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday a court ruling in February that German cities can ban the most polluting diesel vehicles from their streets was very but added that diesel technology was needed until greener ones are developed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-emissions/merkel-says-court-ruling-allowing-diesel-bans-was-balanced-idUSKCN1GL1OV2018-03-09
MUNICH German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday the best solution to defuse a trade dispute between the United States and the European Union over President Donald imposition of tariffs on steel would be to exempt the bloc from the duties NegativeMUNICH German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday the best solution to defuse a trade dispute between the United States and the European Union over President Donald imposition of tariffs on steel would be to exempt the bloc from the duties http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-germany-merkel/u-s-should-exclude-eu-from-tariffs-to-defuse-trade-dispute-merkel-idUSKCN1GL1ND2018-03-09
MUNICH March 9 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday the best solution to defuse a trade dispute between the United States and the European Union over President Donald imposition of tariffs on steel would be to exempt the bloc from the duties NegativeMUNICH March 9 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday the best solution to defuse a trade dispute between the United States and the European Union over President Donald imposition of tariffs on steel would be to exempt the bloc from the duties http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-germany-merkel/merkel-u-s-should-exclude-eu-from-tariffs-to-defuse-trade-dispute-idUSS8N1QC0232018-03-09
BERLIN Justice Minister Heiko Maas is to become foreign minister in Chancellor Angela new coalition government a source in his Social Democratic party said NegativeBERLIN Justice Minister Heiko Maas is to become foreign minister in Chancellor Angela new coalition government a source in his Social Democratic party said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/germanys-justice-minister-maas-to-be-new-foreign-minister-source-idUSKCN1GK0ZB2018-03-08
BERLIN Chancellor Angela cabinet approved plans on Wednesday to expand military missions abroad including in Afghanistan Mali and Iraq government sources said PositiveBERLIN Chancellor Angela cabinet approved plans on Wednesday to expand military missions abroad including in Afghanistan Mali and Iraq government sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-military/german-cabinet-approves-increase-in-troops-for-afghanistan-idUSKCN1GJ1GY2018-03-07
Chancellor Angela spokesman slammed the visit NegativeBERLIN Syrian refugees and German politicians condemned on Wednesday a visit to Damascus by members of an antiimmigrant party saying their depictions of life in the city as were especially offensive when a rebelheld enclave nearby was being bombarded http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-germany/syrian-refugees-german-govt-condemn-far-right-trip-to-normal-syria-idUSKCN1GJ21T2018-03-07
The common currency found some support as Social Democrats decisively backed another coalition with Chancellor Angela conservatives NegativeItalian vote points to hung parliament rise of antieuro parties http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-holds-breath-on-italy-draws-support-from-german-deal-idUSL4N1QN26B2018-03-05
Social Democrats decisively backed another coalition with Chancellor Angela conservatives on Sunday clearing the way for a new government after months of political uncertainty NegativeLONDON Investors dumped government bonds on Monday and rushed to buy highgrade equivalents such as German Bunds after the weekend Italian election saw a surge in support for antiestablishment parties led by the 5Star Movement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-bonds-italy/italian-bond-yields-jump-as-euroskeptic-parties-surge-in-election-idUSKBN1GH0T52018-03-05
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she would work with France to tackle pressing issues such as trade policy the war in Syria and competition with China after the Social Democrats approved joining a coalition with her conservatives NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she would work with France to tackle pressing issues such as trade policy the war in Syria and competition with China after the Social Democrats approved joining a coalition with her conservatives http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/germany-to-start-work-on-trade-china-syria-war-merkel-idUSKBN1GH1KP2018-03-05
BERLIN Germany will learn on Sunday whether the Social Democrat 464000 members have voted in favor of a coalition with Chancellor Angela conservatives opening the way to a new government for economic powerhouse NegativeBERLIN Germany will learn on Sunday whether the Social Democrat 464000 members have voted in favor of a coalition with Chancellor Angela conservatives opening the way to a new government for economic powerhouse http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics-spd/germany-awaits-coalition-blessing-from-social-democrat-party-members-idUSKCN1GG00P2018-03-04
BERLIN Social Democrats decisively backed another coalition with Chancellor Angela conservatives on Sunday clearing the way for a new government in largest economy after months of political uncertainty NegativeBERLIN Social Democrats decisively backed another coalition with Chancellor Angela conservatives on Sunday clearing the way for a new government in largest economy after months of political uncertainty http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics/social-democrats-sign-up-to-new-merkel-led-german-government-idUSKCN1GF0042018-03-04
BERLIN Social Democrats voted decisively for a coalition with Chancellor Angela conservatives on Sunday clearing the way for a new government in largest economy and ending months of political uncertainty NegativeBERLIN Social Democrats voted decisively for a coalition with Chancellor Angela conservatives on Sunday clearing the way for a new government in largest economy and ending months of political uncertainty http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-pact/factbox-main-points-of-german-coalition-agreement-idUSKBN1GG0GY2018-03-04
Social Democrats voted decisively for another tieup with Chancellor Angela conservatives clearing the way for a new government in largest economy more than five months since the inconclusive election NegativeLONDON The revival of grand coalition should aid stability and keep the euro plans for tighter fiscal union on track investors and analysts said as months of political uncertainty ended on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-germany-politics-markets/markets-clear-german-hurdle-italy-up-next-idUSKBN1GG0KM2018-03-04
The White House said US President Donald Trump discussed statements on nuclear weapons in separate phone calls with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-russia-putin-nuclear-kremlin/kremlin-rejects-u-s-charge-russia-in-breach-of-arms-control-treaties-idUSKCN1GE1BF2018-03-03
BERLIN A leading Social Democrat on Saturday predicted 55 percent or more of SPD members would back a renewed coalition with Chancellor Angela conservatives and warned that vote would spell disaster for the party Germany and Europe NegativeBERLIN A leading Social Democrat on Saturday predicted 55 percent or more of SPD members would back a renewed coalition with Chancellor Angela conservatives and warned that vote would spell disaster for the party Germany and Europe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-politics/majority-of-spd-members-seen-backing-re-run-of-german-coalition-idUSKCN1GF0042018-03-03
WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump spoke in separate phone calls on Thursday with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the leadersshared their serious over Russian President Vladimir comments on his nuclear weapons the White House said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump spoke in separate phone calls on Thursday with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the leadersshared their serious over Russian President Vladimir comments on his nuclear weapons the White House said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-macron-merkel/trump-merkel-and-macron-concerned-about-putins-nuclear-comments-white-house-idUSKCN1GE2VI2018-03-03
BERLIN Germany and France will bring forward plans to introduce a common corporation tax system in response to tax cuts announced by the Trump administration Chancellor Angela Merkel said PositiveBERLIN Germany and France will bring forward plans to introduce a common corporation tax system in response to tax cuts announced by the Trump administration Chancellor Angela Merkel said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-europe-us-merkel/faced-with-u-s-tax-cuts-france-germany-hasten-harmonization-merkel-idUSKCN1GF0AW2018-03-03
Trump also spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel by phone agreeing that Damascus Russia and Iran shouldpromptly and implement the UN resolution for a ceasefire spokesman said NegativeSyrian government forces aim to advance into the eastern Ghouta region at a time a progovernment commander said on Friday as a war monitor said the army had seized new ground from rebels http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ghouta/syrian-govt-seizes-ground-in-ghouta-advance-commander-monitor-idUSKCN1GE0YF2018-03-02
BERLIN Before a phone conversation this week to discuss the war in Syria and Russian nuclear arms German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump had not spoken to each other in over five months NegativeBERLIN Before a phone conversation this week to discuss the war in Syria and Russian nuclear arms German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump had not spoken to each other in over five months http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-germany/after-months-without-contact-merkel-eyes-reset-with-trump-idUSKCN1GE2PR2018-03-02
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday there were no obvious violations linked to the acquisition although the financial regulator BaFin is investigating whether disclosure rules were broken NegativeWhen Daimler announced that Li Shufu had acquired almost 10 percent of the automaker last Friday it caught financial markets and German regulators by surprise http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-daimler-geely-shell-insight/how-geelys-li-shufu-spent-months-stealthily-building-a-9-billion-stake-in-daimler-idUSKCN1GD5ST2018-03-01
BERLIN People in Germany will acquire a legal right to fast internet under a proposed coalition between Chancellor Angela conservatives and the Social Democrats the man expected to become top aide said in remarks published on Wednesday NegativeBERLIN People in Germany will acquire a legal right to fast internet under a proposed coalition between Chancellor Angela conservatives and the Social Democrats the man expected to become top aide said in remarks published on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-internet/german-coalition-would-create-legal-right-to-fast-internet-bild-idUSKCN1GB3572018-02-28
BERLIN European Union member states that participate in Chinese governmentled infrastructure initiatives should be aware of the risk of undermining the common foreign policy stance toward China German Chancellor Angela Merkel said NegativeBERLIN European Union member states that participate in Chinese governmentled infrastructure initiatives should be aware of the risk of undermining the common foreign policy stance toward China German Chancellor Angela Merkel said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-europe-merkel/china-investment-must-not-undermine-eu-joint-policy-warns-merkel-idUSKCN1GB1QM2018-02-27
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in the wake of a court ruling allowing cities to ban heavily polluting diesel cars that emission levels in most municipalities overshot European Union limits by only modest amounts NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in the wake of a court ruling allowing cities to ban heavily polluting diesel cars that emission levels in most municipalities overshot European Union limits by only modest amounts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-emissions-court-merkel/emissions-overshoots-severe-in-only-a-handful-of-cities-merkel-idUSKCN1GB1N62018-02-27
A German Social poll of its members on joining another coalition government with Chancellor Angela conservatives is also due that day two big political risk events for markets NegativeSYDNEY Asian shares made guarded gains on Monday as investors braced for an eventpacked week headlined by U.S. inflation data and the first House testimony by the new head of the Federal Reserve http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asian-shares-mostly-firmer-dollar-loses-early-edge-idUSKCN1GA0132018-02-26
The election is on the same day as Germany finds out the results of a ballot of Social Democrat party members on a coalition deal with Chancellor Angela conservatives NegativeLONDON Investors are feeling sanguine ahead of March 4 election http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-italy-election-markets/italys-uncertain-election-five-questions-on-investors-minds-idUSKCN1GA0I82018-02-26
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela conservatives on Monday approved a coalition deal with the Social Democrats bringing closer a fourth term for her as well as an end to political limbo in preeminent power NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela conservatives on Monday approved a coalition deal with the Social Democrats bringing closer a fourth term for her as well as an end to political limbo in preeminent power http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-politics/germanys-merkel-wins-party-nod-to-renew-coalition-with-social-democrats-idUSKCN1GA01L2018-02-26
BERLIN Feb 25 German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed on Sunday that she would promote Jens Spahn a prominent critic from within her conservative party to the cabinet provided a coalition with the Social Democrats goes ahead NegativeBERLIN Feb 25 German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed on Sunday that she would promote Jens Spahn a prominent critic from within her conservative party to the cabinet provided a coalition with the Social Democrats goes ahead http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-politics-merkel/merkel-confirms-she-would-give-arch-critic-job-in-a-new-german-cabinet-idUSB4N1JZ01O2018-02-25
BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron hoped world powers would agree a Syria ceasefire on Friday after they asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to back a corresponding UN Security Council resolution NegativeBRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron hoped world powers would agree a Syria ceasefire on Friday after they asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to back a corresponding U.N. Security Council resolution http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-eu-putin/france-and-germany-ask-putin-to-stop-syria-attacks-hope-for-ceasefire-idUSKCN1G71NB2018-02-24
BERLIN Top officials in the Bavarian sister party of Chancellor Angela conservatives on Saturday warned the centerleft Social Democrats that failure to stick to agreements on migrants could cause the collapse of the potential new German government NegativeBERLIN Top officials in the Bavarian sister party of Chancellor Angela conservatives on Saturday warned the centerleft Social Democrats that failure to stick to agreements on migrants could cause the collapse of the potential new German government http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-politics/merkels-bavarian-allies-warn-spd-to-stick-to-deal-on-migrants-idUSKCN1G804G2018-02-24
BERLIN Several senior German conservatives called on Saturday for their party to shift to the right to win back voters throwing down the gauntlet to Chancellor Angela Merkel before she announces her choice of cabinet ministers on Sunday NegativeBERLIN Several senior German conservatives called on Saturday for their party to shift to the right to win back voters throwing down the gauntlet to Chancellor Angela Merkel before she announces her choice of cabinet ministers on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics/senior-german-conservatives-urge-shift-to-right-as-merkel-picks-cabinet-idUSKCN1G80MW2018-02-24
German Chancellor Angela government is under pressure to help 70 cities whose emissions violate European Union standards and is keen to find ways to avoid broad bans NegativeBERLIN government which has steadfastly opposed barring heavilypolluting diesel cars from cities is working on changes to allow driving bans on certain routes on an emergency basis documents seen by Reuters showed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-emissions/germany-could-impose-limited-diesel-car-bans-in-strategy-shift-idUSKCN1G72UB2018-02-24
We need a new start for German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday adding the budget discussion could lead to some major changes NegativeBRUSSELS European Union leaders will lay down the first markers on Friday on the size and aims of the next longterm budget as a large hole in its finances begins to take shape with next departure of one of its main net contributors http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-eu-summit/eu-leaders-to-clash-over-post-brexit-budget-idUSKCN1G70032018-02-23
BERLIN Brexit offers the European Union an opportunity for a broad rethink of its financial setup German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday before an EU summit that will tackle the future budget NegativeBERLIN Brexit offers the European Union an opportunity for a broad rethink of its financial setup German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday before an EU summit that will tackle the future budget http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/merkel-eyes-overhaul-of-eu-finances-for-post-brexit-bloc-idUSKCN1G60U62018-02-22
BERLIN Macedonia is making headway in its bid to join the European Union German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday praising recent reforms by Skopje and the prospect of settling its chronic name dispute with Greece PositiveBERLIN Macedonia is making headway in its bid to join the European Union German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday praising recent reforms by Skopje and the prospect of settling its chronic name dispute with Greece http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-macedonia/merkel-sees-macedonia-taking-steps-on-path-to-eu-idUSKCN1G51IZ2018-02-21
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday also demanded a fast and fair judicial process to secure the release of a GermanTurkish journalist jailed in Turkey a year ago NegativeSOFIA The European Union told Turkey on Friday it would not ease travel requirements for its citizens unless Ankara softens counterterrorism laws that the bloc says are excessive http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-turkey-celik/eu-will-not-lift-visas-unless-turkey-eases-terrorism-laws-idUSKCN1G00U02018-02-16
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim who met Chancellor Angela Merkel for talks in Berlin on Thursday earlier this week had raised the prospect that Yucel could soon be freed NegativeGermanTurkish journalist Deniz Yucel who was detained in Turkey a year ago has been indicted for alleged security offences but a court has decided to release him pending trial staterun Turkish news agency Anadolu said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-turkey-yucel/turkey-indicts-journalist-yucel-decides-to-free-him-pending-trial-agency-idUSKCN1G010E2018-02-16
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday welcomed the release of GermanTurkish journalist Deniz Yucel and called on Ankara to guarantee fast judicial proceedings for other German citizens still being held in Turkish custody NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday welcomed the release of GermanTurkish journalist Deniz Yucel and called on Ankara to guarantee fast judicial proceedings for other German citizens still being held in Turkish custody http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-turkey-yucel-merkel/merkel-welcomes-release-of-turkish-german-journalist-yucel-idUSKCN1G01EH2018-02-16
BERLIN Germany and Poland have different views on the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline between Russia and Berlin does not believe it poses a threat to energy diversification Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday NegativeBERLIN Germany and Poland have different views on the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline between Russia and Berlin does not believe it poses a threat to energy diversification Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-poland/merkel-believes-nord-stream-2-poses-no-energy-security-threat-idUSKCN1G01DJ2018-02-16
BERLIN A Brexit deal should strike a balance to ensure Britain clearly diverges from the European single market but keeps close economic ties with the bloc German Chancellor Angela Merkel said after meeting British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday NegativeBERLIN A Brexit deal should strike a balance to ensure Britain clearly diverges from the European single market but keeps close economic ties with the bloc German Chancellor Angela Merkel said after meeting British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany/brexit-deal-should-strike-fair-balance-says-germanys-merkel-idUSKCN1G01WU2018-02-16
German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the release but she also called on Ankara to guarantee fast judicial proceedings for other German citizens still being held in Turkish custody NegativeA Turkish court freed GermanTurkish journalist Deniz Yucel on Friday pending trial after indicting him for alleged security offences in a move welcomed by Berlin and which could lead to an easing of tensions between the two NATO allies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-turkey-yucel/turkey-frees-german-turkish-journalist-pending-trial-idUSKCN1G010E2018-02-16
BERLIN The planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline connecting Germany and Russia poses no threat to energy security Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday publicly disagreeing with her Polish counterpart NeutralBERLIN The planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline connecting Germany and Russia poses no threat to energy security Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday publicly disagreeing with her Polish counterpart http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-poland/merkel-sees-no-threat-in-new-gas-pipe-to-russia-poland-disagrees-idUSKCN1G01DJ2018-02-16
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron in July announced plans to jointly develop a successor for the Eurofighter Typhoon PositiveDirk Hoke said France and Germany would work out in coming months how to proceed with the program including whether to bring in an additional partner country such as Britain http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-germany-security-airbus-fighter/airbus-sees-initial-details-of-franco-german-fighter-in-second-half-2018-idUSKCN1G028E2018-02-16
BERLIN Germany wants a fast and fair judicial process that secures the release of a GermanTurkish journalist jailed in Turkey a year ago that is weighing on relations between the two NATO allies Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday NegativeBERLIN Germany wants a fast and fair judicial process that secures the release of a GermanTurkish journalist jailed in Turkey a year ago that is weighing on relations between the two NATO allies Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-turkey/germany-wants-fast-judicial-process-for-journalist-held-in-turkey-idUSKCN1FZ29L2018-02-15
LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Friday as Britain and its European Union partners head into crunch negotiations about Brexit PositiveLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Friday as Britain and its European Union partners head into crunch negotiations about Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-may-merkel/uk-pm-may-to-meet-germanys-merkel-on-friday-idUSKCN1FX2202018-02-13
BERLIN A new German government will not change its policy regarding looming departure from the European Union an official said after Chancellor Angela conservatives and the Social Democrats reached a coalition deal last week NegativeBERLIN A new German government will not change its policy regarding looming departure from the European Union an official said after Chancellor Angela conservatives and the Social Democrats reached a coalition deal last week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-germany/new-german-government-will-not-alter-brexit-policy-official-says-idUSKCN1FX2EH2018-02-13
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel declined to comment on Saturday on a Polish law that imposes jail terms for suggesting the country was complicit in the Holocaust saying she did not want to wade into Polands internal affairs NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel declined to comment on Saturday on a Polish law that imposes jail terms for suggesting the country was complicit in the Holocaust saying she did not want to wade into Polands internal affairs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-poland-germany/merkel-dodges-question-on-polands-new-holocaust-law-idUSKBN1FU1052018-02-11
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela conservatives and the Social Democrats negotiated through the night into Wednesday in a marathon final push to nail down a new coalition agreement NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats negotiated through the night into Wednesday in a marathon final push to nail down a new coalition agreementhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/german-coalition-negotiators-still-seeking-deal-after-all-night-talks-idUSKBN1FR0HS2018-02-07
The surprisingly bullish figures are contrasting sharply with a political impasse in Germany as Chancellor Angela conservatives are struggling to form a coalition government with the centreleft Social Democrats Negative* Industrial production down 0http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-output/update-1-german-industry-output-falls-despite-rosy-business-outlook-idUSL8N1PX1KC2018-02-07
The coalition agreement between Chancellor Angela conservatives and the Social Democrats published on Wednesday said the parties backed another possible solution NegativePARIS France and Germany intensified calls on Wednesday for U.S. technology giants to pay more tax in the European Union with Paris saying the new bill could amount to billions of euroshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-tax-digital-france/france-germany-want-progress-on-taxing-tech-giants-idUSKBN1FR29K2018-02-07
At present the biggest party is the EPP led in the chamber by an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel NegativeSTRASBOURG/PARIS European Union lawmakers rejected a proposal on Wednesday for panEU lists of candidates for seats in the European Parliament but French President Emmanuel Macron said he would continue to press for such transnational listshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-france/frances-macron-to-push-for-pan-eu-parliament-lists-despite-setback-idUSKBN1FR1VJ2018-02-07
BERLIN Chancellor Angela conservatives and the Social Democrats want to develop the euro bailout fund into a fullblown European Monetary Fund a blueprint of their coalition agreement seen by Reuters showed on Wednesday NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats want to develop the euro zone’s bailout fund into a fullblown European Monetary Fund a blueprint of their coalition agreement seen by Reuters showed on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-euro-zone/germany-wants-to-develop-esm-into-eu-monetary-fund-coalition-blueprint-idUSKBN1FR1M82018-02-07
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela conservatives and the centerleft Social Democrats reached agreement on Wednesday on the policy platform for a coalition government but the roughly 464000 members still have a chance to veto the deal NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the centerleft Social Democrats reached agreement on Wednesday on the policy platform for a coalition government but the SPD’s roughly 464000 members still have a chance to veto the dealhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-pact-factbox/factbox-key-points-agreed-in-german-coalition-pact-idUSKBN1FR2NO2018-02-07
Chancellor Angela conservatives and the Social Democratic Party are seeking to revive the alliance that has governed Germany for the past four years NegativeBERLIN The two political parties seeking to form Germany’s next government want big companies to pay more tax according to a coalition agreement whose text singled out U.S. tech giants by namehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-politics-tax/big-tech-should-pay-more-taxes-german-coalition-idUSKBN1FR2IJ2018-02-07
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday her conservatives had made painful concessions to the Social Democrats to secure a coalition deal that should give powerhouse a new government after months of political paralysis NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday her conservatives had made painful concessions to the Social Democrats to secure a coalition deal that should give powerhouse a new government after months of political paralysis http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-politics/merkels-conservatives-make-big-concessions-to-spd-in-coalition-deal-idUSKBN1FR0HS2018-02-07
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was ready to make painful to clinch a coalition deal with the Social Democrats whose leader said Tuesday was decision for negotiators after months of political uncertainty NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was ready to make “painful compromises” to clinch a coalition deal with the Social Democrats whose leader said Tuesday was “decision day” for negotiators after months of political uncertaintyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/merkel-ready-for-painful-compromises-with-coalition-deal-in-sight-idUSKBN1FQ1022018-02-06
BERLIN Negotiators for German Chancellor Angela conservatives and the centerleft Social Democrats will try on Monday to hammer out compromises on healthcare and labor policy the final stumbling blocks in the way of another grand coalition NegativeBERLIN Negotiators for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the centerleft Social Democrats will try on Monday to hammer out compromises on healthcare and labor policy the final stumbling blocks in the way of another “grand coalitionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-politics/german-parties-to-tackle-labor-healthcare-in-extra-round-of-coalition-talks-idUSKBN1FO0VN2018-02-05
The policy paper agreed on Monday by negotiators from Chancellor Angela conservatives and the centerleft Social Democrats must still be approved by party leaders NegativeBERLIN Germany’s wouldbe coalition partners want to end misuse of a property tax loophole known as share deals and strengthen the financial sector after Brexit by making it easier for banks to hire and fire top managers a negotiation document showedhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-property-tax/german-would-be-coalition-partners-want-to-close-property-tax-loophole-paper-idUSKBN1FP1WA2018-02-05
However investor morale in the bloc deteriorated this month over discontent with coalition negotiations between German Chancellor Angela conservatives and the centerleft Social Democrats NeutralLONDON Euro zone businesses began 2018 by increasing activity faster than at any time in well over a decade as new orders surged despite firms raising prices at the steepest rate in almost seven years a survey showedhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy-pmi/euro-zone-businesses-began-year-in-best-shape-for-over-a-decade-idUSKBN1FP0XN2018-02-05
BERLIN Investor morale in the euro zone deteriorated in February a survey showed on Monday linking the drop to discontent with coalition negotiations between German Chancellor Angela conservatives and the centerleft Social Democrats NegativeBERLIN Investor morale in the euro zone deteriorated in February a survey showed on Monday linking the drop to discontent with coalition negotiations between German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the centerleft Social Democrats http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-economy-sentix/euro-zone-investor-morale-drops-in-february-on-german-coalition-concerns-sentix-idUSKBN1FP11U2018-02-05
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela conservatives and the Social Democrats failed to conclude coalition negotiations in time to meet a Sunday deadline but have made progress and will reconvene on Monday a senior SPD member said NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats failed to conclude coalition negotiations in time to meet a Sunday deadline but have made progress and will reconvene on Monday a senior SPD member saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics/at-odds-on-health-and-labor-german-parties-to-continue-coalition-talks-monday-idUSKBN1FO06Y2018-02-04
BERLIN Chancellor Angela conservatives and their wouldbe partners the Social Democrats have made major progress in talks on forming a coalition government but remain at odds on issues like labor rules a senior SPD member said on Friday NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and their wouldbe partners the Social Democrats have made major progress in talks on forming a coalition government but remain at odds on issues like labor rules a senior SPD member said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/german-parties-edge-closer-to-coalition-with-migration-deal-idUSKBN1FM1N32018-02-03
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel signaled on Saturday that she was prepared to consider changes to a widely criticized new law that aims to rid social media of hate speech NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel signaled on Saturday that she was prepared to consider changes to a widely criticized new law that aims to rid social media of hate speechhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/germany-hatecrime/merkel-suggests-changes-could-be-made-to-new-online-hate-speech-law-idUSL8N1PT07U2018-02-03
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said her conservatives and their wouldbe partners the Social Democrats had much to do if they were to agree a coalition government with the parties haggling over labor rights NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said her conservatives and their wouldbe partners the Social Democrats had much to do if they were to agree a coalition government with the parties haggling over labor rightshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/german-parties-in-coalition-talks-haggle-over-labor-rights-idUSKBN1FM1N32018-02-02
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday strong economic growth offered scope to further expand government spending which could help her conservatives hammer out a coalition deal with the Social Democrats NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday strong economic growth offered scope to further expand government spending which could help her conservatives hammer out a coalition deal with the Social Democratshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/merkel-sees-scope-for-more-spending-in-boost-for-coalition-talks-idUSKBN1FL5BA2018-02-01
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said federal officials would work with German cities facing particularly high air pollution to rapidly develop specific solutions to cut emissions while avoiding driving bans on diesel cars NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said federal officials would work with German cities facing particularly high air pollution to rapidly develop specific solutions to cut emissions while avoiding driving bans on diesel carshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-emissions/merkel-says-germany-needs-solutions-for-cities-with-high-emissions-idUSKBN1FL6342018-02-01
German Chancellor Angela conservatives and the centerleft Social Democrats are locked in negotiations about renewing the coalition government that ruled since 2013 NegativeBERLIN Failure by the next German government to fulfill a pledge to boost military spending to two percent of its economic output will weaken the NATO alliance a senior U.S. military official said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics-nato/u-s-army-leader-tells-germany-meet-nato-spending-goal-or-weaken-nato-idUSKBN1FI2K82018-01-29
Without naming Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel evoked the buildup to the two world wars and openly questioned whether leaders had learned the lessons from those 20th century conflicts NegativeDAVOS Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to use his maiden speech to the World Economic Forum on Friday to promote his tax cuts deregulation and trade policies to chief executives bankers and political leadershttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-davos-meeting-trump-copy/trump-to-pitch-america-first-to-davos-elites-idUSKBN1FF0PI2018-01-26
Without mentioning Trump by name German Chancellor Angela Merkel evoked the buildup to the two world wars NegativeDAVOS Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump took his “America First” message to the world’s elite on Friday telling a summit of business and political leaders that the United States would “no longer turn a blind eye” to what he described as unfair trade practiceshttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-davos-meeting-trump-speech/trump-warns-davos-on-unfair-trade-says-u-s-open-for-business-idUSKBN1FF0X32018-01-26
DAVOS Switzerland German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday that isolationism and protectionism were not solutions to the economic challenges facing countries around the world NegativeDAVOS Switzerland German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday that isolationism and protectionism were not solutions to the economic challenges facing countries around the worldhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-davos-meeting-merkel/in-davos-merkel-says-isolation-not-the-answer-idUSKBN1FD1VV2018-01-24
DAVOS Switzerland German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday that Europe should not complain when other countries like the United States overhaul their tax systems but instead respond with reforms of its own NegativeDAVOS Switzerland German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday that Europe should not complain when other countries like the United States overhaul their tax systems but instead respond with reforms of its ownhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-davos-meeting-merkel-tax/merkel-says-europe-cant-complain-about-trump-tax-cuts-idUSKBN1FD1X92018-01-24
An outline coalition agreement between German Chancellor Angela Christian Democrats and the Social Democratic Party makes no mention of privatising Deutsche Telekom NegativeLONDON/PARIS Deutsche Telekom http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-orange-deutsche-telekom-m-a/orange-d-telekom-held-2017-merger-talks-but-matter-closed-source-idUSKBN1FB1VW2018-01-22
SOFIA Jan 20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she was optimistic that the centreleft Social Democrats would approve the start of formal coalition talks with her conservative CDU party at a special congress on Sunday NegativeSOFIA Jan 20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she was optimistic that the centreleft Social Democrats would approve the start of formal coalition talks with her conservative CDU party at a special congress on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-politics-merkel/germanys-merkel-hopes-spd-will-approve-talks-with-her-cdu-party-idUSB4N1NM0032018-01-21
Macron will be joined by German Chancellor Angela Merkel returning to the world stage after months of political limbo at home and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni NegativeDAVOS Switzerland European leaders will be out in force at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week to defend multilateralism before U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to deliver his “America First” messagehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-davos-meeting/europe-readies-riposte-to-trumps-america-first-push-in-davos-idUSKBN1FA0982018-01-21
Trump will be speaking two days after German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron take the stage in Davos NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will be entering something of a lion’s den when he visits the elitist enclave of Davos next week rubbing shoulders with the same “globalists” that he campaigned against in winning the 2016 electionhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-davos-meeting-trump/trump-to-tout-u-s-economy-urge-fair-trade-at-elite-davos-forum-idUSKBN1F82F42018-01-20
BERLIN The parliamentary leader of Social Democrats said she was optimistic that delegates to a party congress on Sunday would endorse formal talks with Chancellor Angela conservatives about a new coalition government NegativeBERLIN The parliamentary leader of Germany’s Social Democrats said she was optimistic that delegates to a party congress on Sunday would endorse formal talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives about a new coalition governmenthttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-plan/top-spd-politician-no-plan-b-if-party-rejects-talks-with-merkel-idUSKBN1F70052018-01-18
The proposal was jointly introduced and backed by Chancellor Angela conservatives the centreleft Social Democrats the probusiness Free Democrats and the Greens NegativeBERLIN Germany’s lower house of parliament on Thursday voted to step up efforts to combat antiSemitism and called for the creation of a new government post to oversee the issue backed by an independent panel of expertshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-antisemitism/german-parliament-votes-to-step-up-fight-against-anti-semitism-idUSKBN1F72QE2018-01-18
BERLIN largest union grouping on Thursday recommended the centerleft Social Democrats vote to start formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela conservatives bolstering an allout drive by the party to rally support NegativeBERLIN Germany’s largest union grouping on Thursday recommended the centerleft Social Democrats vote to start formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives bolstering an allout drive by the party to rally supporthttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-plan/german-union-backs-spd-bid-to-start-formal-coalition-talks-idUSKBN1F70052018-01-18
Altmaier one of Chancellor Angela closest allies will then travel to Paris for talks with his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire on Thursday NegativeBERLIN Leading economists from France and Germany on Wednesday weighed in on the politically heated debate about making the euro zone more resilient during any future crises by calling for new fiscal rules and the creation of a virtual euroarea “safe asset”http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-germany-institutes/economists-call-for-overhaul-of-euro-zone-creation-of-joint-safe-assets-idUSKBN1F60UR2018-01-17
The idea of a synthetic euro zone bond is likely to draw a rebuff from Chancellor Angela conservatives who are skeptical about creating new tools for more risksharing NegativeBERLIN Leading economists from France and Germany on Wednesday weighed in on the politically heated debate about making the euro zone more resilient during any future crises by calling for new fiscal rules and the creation of a virtual euroarea “safe asset”http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-germany-institutes/economists-call-for-overhaul-of-euro-zone-creation-of-joint-safe-assets-idUSKBN1F60UR2018-01-17
He called for Trump and EU leaders such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May to get tougher with Assad NegativeLONDON U.S. President Donald Trump and European Union leaders should increase the pressure on President Bashar alAssad and his allies Russia and Iran to return to talks to end Syria’s civil war Syria’s chief opposition negotiator said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-opposition/syrian-opposition-calls-on-trump-and-eu-to-put-pressure-on-russia-and-iran-idUSKBN1F51LO2018-01-16
Chancellor Angela Merkel has pushed back pointing to private consumption becoming the main driver of growth NegativeBERLIN Jan 16 Germany’s current account surplus was the world’s largest in 2017 the Munichbased Ifo economic institute said on Tuesday unveiling a record high reading likely to renew criticism of the economic and fiscal policies in Europe’s largest economyhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-economy-trade/germany-trumps-asia-with-worlds-largest-current-account-surplus-idUSB4N1NL00R2018-01-16
Centeno who is also Portuguese finance minister urged Chancellor Angela conservatives and the centerleft Social Democrats to quickly agree on a fullscale coalition deal NegativeBERLIN The Eurogroup’s new president Mario Centeno has welcomed euro zone reform proposals agreed by Germany’s two biggest parties in preliminary coalition talkshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-germany-reforms/eurogroup-head-hails-german-coalition-blueprint-for-euro-zone-reform-idUSKBN1F52HY2018-01-16
Altmaier one of Chancellor Angela closest allies will then travel to Paris for talks on the same issue with his French counterpart Bruno Le Maire on Thursday NegativeBERLIN The Eurogroup’s new president Mario Centeno has welcomed euro zone reform proposals agreed by Germany’s two biggest parties in preliminary coalition talkshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-germany-reforms/eurogroup-head-hails-german-coalition-blueprint-for-euro-zone-reform-idUSKBN1F52HY2018-01-16
Also helping was news German Chancellor Angela CDU party and the Social Democrats were moving toward formal coalition talks NegativeSYDNEY Asian shares hit historic highs on Monday after Wall Street extended its recordbreaking run while the U.S. dollar retreat continued as investors priced in the risk of tighter policies elsewhere in the developed worldhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/asia-shares-hit-historic-highs-dollar-slips-anew-idUSKBN1F310Q2018-01-15
German Chancellor Angela CDU party and the Social Democrats are moving towards formal coalition talks soothing concerns around largest economy NegativeLONDON The euro shot to a threeyear high on Monday as optimism around growth buoyed expectations of tighter monetary policy from European Central Bank while the chance of a proEuropean Union coalition in Germany also boosted confidence in the continenthttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets/euro-hits-three-year-high-as-europe-leads-global-optimism-idUSKBN1F310Q2018-01-15
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel is considering joining French President Emmanuel Macron at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week in what could turn into an epic clash of competing world views with US President Donald Trump NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel is considering joining French President Emmanuel Macron at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week in what could turn into an epic clash of competing world views with U.S. President Donald Trumphttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-davos-meeting-merkel/merkel-could-join-macron-in-davos-for-epic-clash-with-trump-idUSKBN1F30HB2018-01-14
Emboldened by a preliminary coalition deal between Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Social Democrats Germany and France will try to inject new momentum into their stalled EU reform efforts this week when their finance ministers meet in Paris NegativeBERLIN/PARIS Emboldened by a preliminary coalition deal between Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Social Democrats Germany and France will try to inject new momentum into their stalled EU reform efforts this week when their finance ministers meet in Parishttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-france-eurozone/berlin-and-paris-step-up-push-for-euro-zone-reform-deal-idUSKBN1F30SD2018-01-14
WERNIGERODE Germany Opponents of a renewed German grand took to the road on Saturday hoping to persuade members of their Social Democratic Party to vote against governing with Chancellor Angela conservatives for another four years NegativeWERNIGERODE Germany Opponents of a renewed German “grand coalition” took to the road on Saturday hoping to persuade members of their Social Democratic Party to vote against governing with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives for another four yearshttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-politics/no-grand-coalition-opponents-of-merkel-alliance-hit-the-road-idUSKBN1F20HX2018-01-13
BERLIN Jan 13 Leftwing German Social Democrats lobbied party members on Saturday against joining Chancellor Angela conservatives in a rerun of their 20132017 alliance a week before delegates are asked to back a coalition blueprint NegativeBERLIN Jan 13 Leftwing German Social Democrats lobbied party members on Saturday against joining Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives in a rerun of their 20132017 alliance a week before delegates are asked to back a coalition blueprinthttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-politics/left-wing-german-social-democrats-lobby-against-merkel-alliance-idUSL8N1P809G2018-01-13
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela conservatives and the Social Democrats agreed after allnight talks on Friday to a blueprint for formal coalition negotiations party sources said bolstering prospects for an end to months of political uncertainty NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats agreed after allnight talks on Friday to a blueprint for formal coalition negotiations party sources said bolstering prospects for an end to months of political uncertaintyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics/merkels-conservatives-spd-agree-german-coalition-blueprint-sources-idUSKBN1F10EO2018-01-12
BERLIN Jan 12 German Chancellor Angela conservatives and the Social Democrats agreed on Friday on a blueprint for formal coalition negotiations party sources said bolstering prospects for an end to months of political uncertainty NegativeBERLIN Jan 12 German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats agreed on Friday on a blueprint for formal coalition negotiations party sources said bolstering prospects for an end to months of political uncertaintyhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-politics-coalition/merkels-conservatives-spd-clinch-deal-in-coalition-talks-sources-idUSB4N1N900W2018-01-12
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela conservatives and the Social Democrats pledged on Friday to work closely with France to strengthen the euro zone in first substantive response to President Emmanuel ambitious EU reform proposals NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats pledged on Friday to work closely with France to strengthen the euro zone in Berlin’s first substantive response to President Emmanuel Macron’s ambitious EU reform proposalshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-europe/german-parties-offer-macron-first-response-on-europe-idUSKBN1F10U42018-01-12
The remarks by Martin Schulz to German broadcaster ZDF came hours after his party agreed a blueprint for negotiations with Chancellor Angela conservatives on forming a coalition government NegativeBERLIN The leader of Germany’s centreleft Social Democrats said on Friday he expects the European Union to have a finance minister to oversee financial issues in the blochttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-eu/eu-to-get-its-own-finance-minister-german-spd-leader-idUSKBN1F12A32018-01-12
21 to a threeyear high on Friday on bets the European Central Bank is getting ready to wind down its huge monetary stimulus and after German Chancellor Angela Merkel reached a deal that should lead to the formation of a grand government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-surges-above-1-21-to-3-year-high-yuan-hits-4-month-peak-idUSL8N1P73702018-01-12
21 to a threeyear high Friday on bets the European Central Bank is getting ready to wind down its huge monetary stimulus and after German Chancellor Angela Merkel reached a deal that should lead to the formation of a grand government Negative* ECB minutes say policymakers could revisit message soonhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-surges-above-1-21-to-3-year-high-on-ecb-tapering-bets-idUSL8N1P725P2018-01-12
BERLIN wouldbe coalition partners have agreed to drop plans to lower carbon dioxide emissions by 40 percent from 1990 levels by 2020 sources familiar with negotiations said on Monday a potential embarrassment for Chancellor Angela Merkel NegativeBERLIN Germany’s wouldbe coalition partners have agreed to drop plans to lower carbon dioxide emissions by 40 percent from 1990 levels by 2020 sources familiar with negotiations said on Monday a potential embarrassment for Chancellor Angela Merkelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/german-coalition-negotiators-agree-to-scrap-2020-climate-target-sources-idUSKBN1EX0OU2018-01-08
BERLIN Conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel under pressure after three months of failing to form a new ruling coalition on Sunday vowed to address growing social divisions as she worked rapidly to build a stable German government NegativeBERLIN Conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel under pressure after three months of failing to form a new ruling coalition on Sunday vowed to address growing social divisions as she worked rapidly to build a stable German governmenthttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-merkel/merkel-eyes-social-cohesion-as-she-presses-for-new-government-idUSKBN1EO0MA2017-12-31
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel under mounting pressure after three months of failing to form a new conservativeled coalition vowed on Sunday to address growing social divisions NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel under mounting pressure after three months of failing to form a new conservativeled coalition vowed on Sunday to address growing social divisionshttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-merkel/in-address-merkel-promises-more-work-on-social-divisions-idUSKBN1EO0MA2017-12-31
BERLIN The German government will probably lose a 150 millioneuro governmentbacked loan to insolvent Air Berlin because the European Union opposed purchase of Air Austrian unit Niki a senior member of Chancellor Angela conservatives said on Sunday NegativeBERLIN The German government will probably lose a 150 millioneuro governmentbacked loan to insolvent Air Berlin because the European Union opposed Lufthansa’s purchase of Air Berlin’s Austrian unit Niki a senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-iag-niki-politics/german-lawmaker-blasts-eu-for-opposing-niki-sale-to-lufthansa-idUSKBN1EP0D62017-12-31
BERLIN Former German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Saturday urged quick formation of a new government by Chancellor Angela conservatives and Social Democrats but said he could not rule out a minority government if no deal is reached NegativeBERLIN Former German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Saturday urged quick formation of a new government by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and Social Democrats but said he could not rule out a minority government if no deal is reachedhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics/schaeuble-does-not-rule-out-minority-government-for-germany-idUSKBN1EO0D72017-12-30
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Bavarian sister party has proposed increasing defense spending to a level that widens a policy gap with the Social Democrats ahead of talks on forming a governing coalition NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Bavarian sister party has proposed increasing Germany’s defense spending to a level that widens a policy gap with the Social Democrats ahead of talks on forming a governing coalitionhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-germany-politics-military-csu/spend-on-defense-merkels-allies-say-widening-gap-with-spd-idUSKBN1EN1872017-12-29
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes the exchange in a joint statement and called on both sides to release the remaining captives PositiveHORLIVKA Ukraine Ukraine and proRussian separatist rebels conducted the largest exchange of prisoners since conflict broke out in 2014 sending hundreds of captives home to their families on Wednesday ahead of New Year and Orthodox Christmashttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-ukraine-crisis-prisoners-swap/ukraine-and-pro-russian-rebels-swap-prisoners-before-new-year-idUSKBN1EL15L2017-12-27
Social Democratic Party is preparing for talks with Chancellor Angela conservatives on governing together for another four years NegativeBERLIN An EU agreement with Britain on relations after Brexit could serve as a model for ties with other countries that want to be as close as possible to the bloc but are not yet ready to join such as Ukraine and Turkey Germany’s foreign minister saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-turkey-ukraine/brexit-deal-could-be-template-for-eu-ties-to-ukraine-turkey-germanys-gabriel-says-idUSKBN1EK0OL2017-12-26
Mueller also criticized the prolonged political deadlock in Germany which has no new government as Chancellor Angela Merkel continues to search for a coalition partner three months after federal elections Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-volkswagen-results/vw-may-post-excellent-2017-results-ceo-tells-welt-am-sonntag-idUSKBN1EI0BF2017-12-24
BERLIN Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday that he would work to implement a rapid exchange of prisoners held on both sides of the line of conflict in eastern Ukraine a spokesman for Merkel said on Friday NegativeBERLIN Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday that he would work to implement a rapid exchange of prisoners held on both sides of the line of conflict in eastern Ukraine a spokesman for Merkel said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ukraine-crisis-germany/ukraines-poroshenko-vows-to-work-for-quick-exchange-of-prisoners-germany-idUSKBN1EG25Z2017-12-23
Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the news with reservations given curbs on ability to travel NegativeISTANBUL/BERLIN Turkey has released German journalist Mesale Tolu after nearly eight months in prison on the condition that she does not leave the country German government officials said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-security-germany/turkey-frees-german-journalist-tolu-but-she-cannot-leave-country-berlin-government-idUSKBN1EC1A32017-12-19
BERLIN Germany should learn from security shortcomings exposed by a deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market a year ago and increase aid to survivors and families of victims Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday NegativeBERLIN Germany should learn from security shortcomings exposed by a deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market a year ago and increase aid to survivors and families of victims Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-truck-anniversary-memorial/merkel-admits-mistakes-in-the-2016-christmas-market-attack-idUSKBN1ED2B82017-12-19
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she wanted to conclude exploratory talks on a possible coalition with the centerleft Social Democrats by midJanuary to end political deadlock NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she wanted to conclude exploratory talks on a possible coalition with the centerleft Social Democrats by midJanuary to end Germany’s political deadlockhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics/merkel-wants-outline-coalition-deal-with-spd-by-mid-january-idUSKBN1EC1232017-12-18
ho has sought to forge strong ties with German Chancellor Angela Merkel did not show any enthusiasm for her decision to phase out nuclear energy one of her landmark policies NegativePARIS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday he would not follow Germany’s example by phasing out nuclear energy in France because his priority was to cut carbon emissions and shut down polluting coalfired productionhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-france-macron-nuclear/nuclear-renewables-to-help-french-co2-reduction-goals-macron-says-idUSKBN1EB0TZ2017-12-18
BERLIN Social Democrats leader Martin Schulz wants Chancellor Angela conservatives to leave the powerful finance ministry to his centerleft party in coalition talks a report in business daily Handelsblatt said NegativeBERLIN Germany’s Social Democrats leader Martin Schulz wants Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives to leave the powerful finance ministry to his centerleft party in coalition talks a report in business daily Handelsblatt saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics-spd/spd-leader-wants-merkel-to-relinquish-finance-ministry-handelsblatt-idUSKBN1EB0QX2017-12-17
BERLIN Germany has tightened security at Christmas markets across the country a year after a deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market with conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel under fire from relatives for her handling of the case NegativeBERLIN Germany has tightened security at Christmas markets across the country a year after a deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market with conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel under fire from victims’ relatives for her handling of the casehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-truck-anniversary/security-tight-as-germany-marks-anniversary-of-christmas-market-attack-idUSKBN1E92PM2017-12-16
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she planned to develop a common stance with France on how to reform the euro zone by March PositiveBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she planned to develop a common stance with France on how to reform the euro zone by Marchhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-summit-eurozone-merkel/merkel-wants-joint-franco-german-stance-on-euro-reform-by-march-idUSKBN1E91RE2017-12-15
or member of Chancellor Angela Christian Democrats told Der Spiegel he thought immigration from Muslim countries was one of the causes of recent antiSemitic demonstrations in Berlin NegativeBERLIN More emphasis should be placed on the Holocaust in integration courses for migrants Germany’s justice minister said reflecting heightened unease among leading politicians about a spate of antiSemitic acts including Israeli flag burningshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-antisemitism/holocaust-must-be-bigger-part-of-migrant-courses-german-minister-idUSKBN1E91U42017-12-15
BERLIN Chancellor Angela conservatives said they were willing to open formal talks on forming a government with Social Democrats but her chosen partner was expected to take two more days to decide how to proceed NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives said they were willing to open formal talks on forming a government with Germany’s Social Democrats but her chosen partner was expected to take two more days to decide how to proceedhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics/merkels-conservatives-keen-but-spd-still-coy-on-german-government-talks-idUSKBN1E719Q2017-12-14
But French President Emmanuel Macron German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President JeanClaude Juncker have widely differing view on what form greater integration should take PositiveBRUSSELS European Union leaders are likely to decide on Friday to give priority in euro zone integration to completing its banking union and expanding the tasks of the euro zone bailout fund leaving politically more difficult issues for laterhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-summit-eurozone/eu-leaders-to-make-banking-union-bailout-fund-priorities-in-euro-zone-overhaul-idUSKBN1E72FQ2017-12-13
BERLIN Wary of renewing a coalition with conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel Social Democrats are instead contemplating a socalled arrangement that would see them agree on a minimal program but leave contested matters up for debate NegativeBERLIN Wary of renewing a coalition with conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel Germany’s Social Democrats are instead contemplating a socalled “cooperation” arrangement that would see them agree on a minimal program but leave contested matters up for debatehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics-cooperation/partial-power-share-can-end-german-political-dilemma-some-in-spd-say-idUSKBN1E621X2017-12-12
BERLIN Senior members of German Chancellor Angela conservatives on Saturday rejected the vision for a United States of Europe put forward by the Social Democrats with whom they are hoping to form a governing coalition NegativeBERLIN Senior members of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives on Saturday rejected the vision for a United States of Europe put forward by the Social Democrats with whom they are hoping to form a governing coalitionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics/as-coalition-talks-loom-german-conservatives-reject-spds-europe-idea-idUSKBN1E30KH2017-12-09
BERLIN A senior member of Social Democrats said her party would start talks next week with Chancellor Angela conservatives on forming a governing coalition a move that could end a political impasse in largest economy NegativeBERLIN A senior member of Germany’s Social Democrats said her party would start talks next week with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives on forming a governing coalition a move that could end a political impasse in Europe’s largest economyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics-spd/german-spd-says-outcome-uncertain-for-impending-government-talks-idUSKBN1E20SH2017-12-08
BERLIN The premier of most populous state has become the most senior member of Chancellor Angela conservative bloc to throw his weight behind French President Emmanuel proposals for deepening and reforming the European Union NegativeBERLIN The premier of Germany’s most populous state has become the most senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc to throw his weight behind French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposals for deepening and reforming the European Unionhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics-cdu-macron/top-german-conservative-embraces-macrons-eu-proposals-idUSKBN1E03AF2017-12-07
The leader of Social Democrats said on Monday he would launch talks with Chancellor Angela conservatives on forming a government next week if members of his centerleft party gave him the green light at a congress this weekend NegativeBERLIN/MUNICH The leader of Germany’s Social Democrats said on Monday he would launch talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives on forming a government next week if members of his centerleft party gave him the green light at a congress this weekendhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics-csu/german-spd-to-start-talks-with-merkel-next-week-if-members-agree-idUSKBN1DY0NK2017-12-04
The comments by Caspary a member of Chancellor Angela conservatives were more detailed and critical than any comments made thus far by the German leader NegativeBERLIN A German conservative member of the European Parliament has distanced himself from French President Emmanuel Macron’s sweeping plans for the European Union calling his budget increase proposal “completely unrealistic” Focus magazine reported in Saturday editionshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-france-eu-budget-germany/german-conservative-says-macron-plan-for-eu-budget-unrealistic-focus-idUSKBN1DV5YJ2017-12-02
BERLIN The leader of Social Democrats said on Friday he ruled out no option for forming a new government but stressed that a rerun of the outgoing grand with Chancellor Angela conservatives was not a done deal NegativeBERLIN The leader of Germany’s Social Democrats said on Friday he ruled out no option for forming a new government but stressed that a rerun of the outgoing “grand coalition” with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives was not a done dealhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics/coalition-with-merkel-not-automatic-all-options-open-germanys-spd-idUSKBN1DV4GI2017-12-02
BERLIN Social Democrat Foreign Minister said on Thursday that his party would not be quick to agree to another grand coalition with Chancellor Angela conservatives as party leaders met with the president in a bid to end political deadlock NegativeBERLIN Germany’s Social Democrat Foreign Minister said on Thursday that his party would not be quick to agree to another grand coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives as party leaders met with the president in a bid to end political deadlockhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics/germanys-social-democrats-refuse-to-jump-into-bed-with-merkel-quickly-idUSKBN1DU1J82017-12-01
24 federal elections Germany still lacks a new government and Chancellor Angela Merkel is casting around for a coalition partner NegativeMUNICH The head of Volkswagen’s http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-politics-volkswagen/vw-truck-boss-urges-germany-to-resolve-political-deadlock-idUSKBN1DV48K2017-12-01
They follow a call for action by German Chancellor Angela Merkel during her reelection campaign who has described Turkish behavior on human rights as NegativeBRUSSELS The European Union is set to cut up to 175 million euros for Turkey in 2018 that are linked to Ankara’s stalled bid to join the bloc and could block some 3http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-turkey/in-warning-to-ankara-eu-cuts-funds-for-turkeys-membership-bid-idUSKBN1DU2D42017-11-30
BERLIN Chancellor Angela conservatives urged Social Democrats not to block a lastditch attempt to cobble together a governing coalition by drawing policy red lines that could prolong deadlock in largest economy NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives urged Germany’s Social Democrats not to block a lastditch attempt to cobble together a governing coalition by drawing policy red lines that could prolong deadlock in Europe’s largest economyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics/merkel-allies-try-to-appease-fuming-spd-ahead-of-german-coalition-talks-idUSKBN1DU1J82017-11-30
ABIDJAN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday stressed the importance of ending smuggling and slavery while creating a legal route for Africans to come to Europe as she faces pressure at home to tackle a migrant influx NegativeABIDJAN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday stressed the importance of ending smuggling and slavery while creating a legal route for Africans to come to Europe as she faces pressure at home to tackle a migrant influxhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-eu-summit-merkel/merkel-end-smuggling-and-slavery-allow-legal-migration-for-africans-idUSKBN1DT1G82017-11-29
BERLIN Members of Social Democrats and Chancellor Angela conservatives argued on Wednesday about repatriating Syrian refugees accused of crimes a potential foretaste of coalition negotiations on immigration NegativeBERLIN Members of Germany’s Social Democrats and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives argued on Wednesday about repatriating Syrian refugees accused of crimes a potential foretaste of coalition negotiations on immigrationhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-immigration-syria/german-spd-conservatives-argue-over-repatriation-of-syrian-refugees-idUSKBN1DT2Y72017-11-29
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday said she regretted a conservative vote in favor of an EU proposal to extend the use of a weedkiller against the wishes of a cabinet colleague adding such incident should not happen again NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday said she regretted a conservative minister’s vote in favor of an EU proposal to extend the use of a weedkiller against the wishes of a cabinet colleague adding such incident should not happen againhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-germany-politics-merkel/german-ministers-vote-on-weed-killer-should-not-happen-again-merkel-idUSKBN1DS1Q52017-11-28
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel will focus on expanding business ties and trying to regulate migration with Africa during an EUAfrica summit in Abidjan this week as she comes under pressure at home to make progress faster on both fronts NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel will focus on expanding business ties and trying to regulate migration with Africa during an EUAfrica summit in Abidjan this week as she comes under pressure at home to make progress faster on both frontshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-eu-summit-merkel/merkel-heads-to-eu-africa-summit-with-eye-on-migrant-issue-at-home-idUSKBN1DR2NK2017-11-28
Chancellor Angela Merkel and many other politicians have expressed their shock at the attack NegativeBERLIN The conservative mayor of a small town in western Germany who is known for his liberal migrant policy was stabbed in the neck at a snack stand on Monday evening and seriously hurthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-attack-mayor/german-mayor-known-for-liberal-migrant-policy-stabbed-idUSKBN1DS0O72017-11-28
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel piled pressure on Monday on the Social Democrats to rejoin a grand with her conservatives arguing that the European Union and the wider world urgently needed a stable German government in place NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel piled pressure on Monday on the Social Democrats to rejoin a “grand coalition” with her conservatives arguing that the European Union and the wider world urgently needed a stable German government in placehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics/merkel-presses-cautious-spd-over-joining-new-german-coalition-idUSKBN1DR0YJ2017-11-27
BERLIN Talks on forming a new German grand with the Social Democrats may not begin until next year a top official in Chancellor Angela conservative camp said potentially prolonging the uncertainty in largest economy NegativeBERLIN Talks on forming a new German “grand coalition” with the Social Democrats may not begin until next year a top official in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative camp said potentially prolonging the uncertainty in Europe’s largest economyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-germany-politics/german-government-talks-likely-a-month-away-merkel-ally-says-idUSKBN1DR0YJ2017-11-27
Leaders of Chancellor Angela conservative party agreed on Sunday to pursue a grand with the Social Democrats to break the political deadlock NegativeMILAN European shares rose on Monday as financials gained ground amid fresh dealmaking activity although Julius Baer tumbled after its chief executive unexpectedly quit to join a rival companyhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-supported-by-fresh-dealmaking-julius-baer-tumbles-idUSKBN1DR10P2017-11-27
The euro was also helped by Social agreement on Friday to hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel on renewing their outgoing coalition government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asia-stocks-hit-by-china-s-korea-weakness-euro-at-2-mth-high-idUSL3N1NX0572017-11-27
BERLIN Members of Social Democrats will likely approve a renewed coalition with Chancellor Angela conservatives if party leaders present a convincing proposal a member of the executive leadership said on Saturday NegativeBERLIN Members of Germany’s Social Democrats will likely approve a renewed coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives if party leaders present a convincing proposal a member of the party’s executive leadership said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics/momentum-grows-for-another-grand-coalition-in-germany-idUSKBN1DP01O2017-11-26
BERLIN Nov 25 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she aimed to get a government in place as quickly as possible after she was left scrambling to find a way to govern when threeway coalition talks collapsed last Sunday NegativeBERLIN Nov 25 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she aimed to get a government in place as quickly as possible after she was left scrambling to find a way to govern when threeway coalition talks collapsed last Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/germany-politics/germanys-merkel-vows-to-get-government-in-place-quickly-idUSB4N1JZ00L2017-11-26
Momentum in Germany is building for a new between Chancellor Angela conservative bloc and the Social Democrats to end the political instability created by the collapse of her coalition talks with other parties Negative Momentum in Germany is building for a new ‘grand coalition’ between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc and the Social Democrats to end the political instability created by the collapse of her coalition talks with other partieshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics-policies-factbox/factbox-merkels-conservatives-spd-set-out-policy-lines-for-german-coalition-idUSKBN1DQ0KO2017-11-26
BERLIN Social Democrats agreed on Friday under intense pressure to hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel on renewing their outgoing coalition government but pledged that party members would have final say on any deal NegativeBERLIN Germany’s Social Democrats agreed on Friday under intense pressure to hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel on renewing their outgoing coalition government but pledged that party members would have final say on any dealhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics/german-spd-considers-propping-up-merkel-but-only-if-members-agree-idUSKBN1DO0NS2017-11-24
Analysts also pointed to developments in Germany where the Social Democrats appear close to renewing their coalition cooperation with Chancellor Angela Merkel as providing support to the euro NegativeNEW YORK The dollar fell to its lowest since late September against a basket of currencies on Friday as investors grew optimistic about the strength of the euro zone’s recovery and lost appetite for the greenbackhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/uk-global-forex/dollar-near-two-month-low-as-strong-economic-data-underpins-euro-idUSKBN1DO0292017-11-24
With German Chancellor Angela Merkel distracted at home by a search for a new coalition May can expect little focus from her to help smooth a deal several diplomats said NegativeBRUSSELS When Theresa May visits Brussels on Friday EU negotiators will be listening intently for signs the British prime minister is preparing to risk a domestic backlash and raise her offer to secure a Brexit deal in Decemberhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-eu/waiting-for-may-brussels-eyes-december-brexit-deal-idUSKBN1DM2W42017-11-23
BERLIN A top member of Chancellor Angela conservatives on Thursday dismissed Russian President Vladimir push to host a new Syrian peace process with the backing of Iran and Turkey calling it the height of cynicism NegativeBERLIN A top member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives on Thursday dismissed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s push to host a new Syrian peace process with the backing of Iran and Turkey calling it “the height of cynicismhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-germany/merkel-ally-calls-russias-new-syrian-peace-push-height-of-cynicism-idUSKBN1DN1UO2017-11-23
That was the trap the French right had fallen in to for too long as well as German Chancellor Angela big he said NegativePROVINS France France’s main conservative party needs to go on the political offensive against President Emmanuel Macron by rediscovering a rightwing identity and increasing its appeal to National Front voters its leaderinwaiting saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-france-politics-wauquiez/french-conservatives-leader-in-waiting-out-to-woo-far-right-voters-idUSKBN1DN1KC2017-11-23
BERLIN Social Democrats faced pressure on Wednesday to consider offering coalition talks to Chancellor Angela conservatives to settle the worst political crisis in modern German history NegativeBERLIN Germany’s Social Democrats faced pressure on Wednesday to consider offering coalition talks to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives to settle the worst political crisis in modern German historyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics/german-social-democrats-face-pressure-over-coalition-talks-idUSKBN1DM10H2017-11-22
BERLIN Two veteran allies of Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to parties on Tuesday to strike a compromise and form a stable government that could drag biggest economy out of a political impasse NegativeBERLIN Two veteran allies of Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to Germany’s parties on Tuesday to strike a compromise and form a stable government that could drag Europe’s biggest economy out of a political impassehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics/german-political-grandees-press-parties-to-compromise-for-stability-idUSKBN1DL0TC2017-11-21
Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the prospect on Monday of a new election after talks on forming a threeway coalition collapsed NegativeNEW YORK The dollar turned broadly lower on Tuesday moving in line with declining U.S. 10year Treasury yields and consolidating gains from Monday in light trading ahead of Thursday’s Thanksgiving holiday in the United Stateshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/uk-global-forex/dollar-dips-consolidating-gains-ahead-of-yellen-speech-idUSKBN1DL0322017-11-21
LONDON Nov 21 World stocks rose on Tuesday recovering losses after the collapse of German coalition talks and Chancellor Angela signal that new elections may follow had earlier weighed on markets Negative* Stocks recover losses after German coalition talks collapsehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-stocks-steady-despite-german-worries-turkish-lira-hits-all-time-low-idUSL4N1L32G02017-11-21
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would prefer a new election to ruling with a minority after talks on forming a threeway coalition failed overnight but president told parties they owed it to voters to try to form a government NegativeBERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would prefer a new election to ruling with a minority after talks on forming a threeway coalition failed overnight but Germany’s president told parties they owed it to voters to try to form a governmenthttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-germany-politics/merkel-signals-readiness-for-new-election-after-coalition-talks-collapse-idUSKBN1DJ0I32017-11-20
NEW YORK The US dollar touched its highest against a basket of major currencies in nearly a week on Monday as the euro weakened amid political risks linked to German Chancellor Angela failure to form a threeway coalition government NegativeNEW YORK The U.S. dollar touched its highest against a basket of major currencies in nearly a week on Monday as the euro weakened amid political risks linked to German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s failure to form a threeway coalition governmenthttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/uk-global-forex/dollar-rises-as-euro-drops-after-germany-fails-to-form-coalition-idUSKBN1DK0302017-11-20
LONDON Nov 20 The euro recovered from a twomonth low against the yen touched in Asian trade on Monday with investors brushing off the broader political risks of a failure of German Chancellor Angela Merkel to form a threeway coalition government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-rebounds-from-earlier-lows-as-traders-brush-off-germany-worries-idUSL8N1NQ1HH2017-11-20
BERLIN wouldbe coalition partners continued talks on Friday after allnight negotiations failed to produce a breakthrough with Chancellor Angela conservatives saying they would compromise further on climate change policies to secure a deal NegativeBERLIN Germany’s wouldbe coalition partners continued talks on Friday after allnight negotiations failed to produce a breakthrough with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives saying they would compromise further on climate change policies to secure a dealhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics/german-parties-head-into-long-weekend-of-coalition-talks-idUSKBN1DH0FL2017-11-19
At the height of migration crisis Chancellor Angela Merkel adopted an openborders policy that drew more than one million refugees into Germany in two years NegativeBERLIN The wave of refugees that entered Germany in 20152016 has slowed its integration efforts according to a study that also showed little progress since 2005 in leveling the playing field for immigrants on education employment and incomeshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-immigration-integration/refugee-crisis-influx-no-boon-for-german-integration-study-idUSKBN1DG2CF2017-11-16
BERLIN Germany should lead the fight against climate change and cut emissions without destroying jobs Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday treading a fine line as she tries to clinch a coalition deal with environmentalist and probusiness parties NegativeBERLIN Germany should lead the fight against climate change and cut emissions without destroying jobs Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday treading a fine line as she tries to clinch a coalition deal with environmentalist and probusiness partieshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-climatechange-germany-merkel/merkel-tries-to-bridge-climate-gap-as-coalition-talks-heat-up-idUSKBN1DB0NB2017-11-12
BERLIN Nov 11 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday industrialised countries must increase their efforts to fight climate change and Germany should lead by example by showing that ambitious emission targets could be achieved without destroying jobs Negative* Chancellor: Rich nations must do more to reduce emissionshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/climatechange-germany-merkel/merkel-tries-to-bridge-climate-gap-as-coalition-talks-get-serious-idUSL8N1NH0C72017-11-12
BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged party leaders negotiating a tricky threeway coalition government to show more willingness to compromise as support for her conservative bloc plunged to the lowest level in more than six years NegativeBERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged party leaders negotiating a tricky threeway coalition government to show more willingness to compromise as support for her conservative bloc plunged to the lowest level in more than six yearshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-politics/merkel-urges-compromises-as-coalition-talks-enter-final-stretch-idUSKBN1DC0ME2017-11-12
BERLIN Nov 12 Support for Chancellor Angela conservatives has fallen to the lowest level in more than six years according to a poll on Sunday as they prepare for more talks on a coalition deal with the environmentalist Greens and a probusiness party Negative* Poll shows support for CDU/CSU bloc down at 30 pcthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/germany-politics/support-for-merkels-conservatives-falls-to-6-yr-low-ahead-of-crunch-coalition-talks-idUSL8N1NI0I32017-11-12





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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned against taking democracy for granted at a ceremony marking the 30th anniversary of the Berlin Walls fall. NegativeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned against taking democracy for granted at a ceremony marking the 30th anniversary of the Berlin Walls fall. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-503611732019-11-10
German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the issue recently warning that Britain will develop into another competitor on the doorstep of Europe. NegativeThe twists and turns of Brexit after more than three years of negotiations dominate an EU summit on Thursday amid signs of an emerging deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-500773582019-10-17
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was very sad to hear about the death of Chirac who she described as an outstanding partner and friend. NegativeJacques Chirac the former French president who championed the European Union but whose later years were blighted by corruption scandals has died aged 86 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-498381462019-09-27
Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition government has agreed to set a price on carbon emissions in a bid to meet a 2030 climate target of cutting greenhouse gases by on 1990 levels. PositiveChancellor Angela Merkels coalition government has agreed to set a price on carbon emissions in a bid to meet a 2030 climate target of cutting greenhouse gases by on 1990 levels. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-497676492019-09-21
We are not living sustainably today Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters as hundreds of thousands of protesters demanded immediate action NeutralChancellor Angela Merkels coalition government has agreed to set a price on carbon emissions in a bid to meet a 2030 climate target of cutting greenhouse gases by on 1990 levels. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-497676492019-09-21
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a peaceful solution was needed for Hong Kong urging that in the current situation violence must be prevented. NegativeChinas Premier Li Keqiang has said Beijing supports the Hong Kong government to end the violence and chaos. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-496037252019-09-07
They include German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe NeutralGerman President FrankWalter Steinmeier has asked Polands forgiveness for Nazi tyranny 80 years on from the start of World War Two. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-495411112019-09-02
Earlier this week German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the onus was on the UK to find a workable alternative plan. NegativeBoris Johnson has spoken to US President Donald Trump ahead of meeting him for the first time since becoming prime minister on Sunday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-494520172019-08-24
Boris Johnson is set to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin later where he is expected to reiterate his call for the backstop plan to be scrapped PositiveBoris Johnson is set to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin later where he is expected to reiterate his call for the backstop plan to be scrapped http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-494164752019-08-21
Mr Johnsons fourpage letter to Mr Tusk comes ahead of meetings this week with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron NeutralBoris Johnson has told the EU the backstop plan for the Irish border must be scrapped because it is unviable and antidemocratic http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-494028402019-08-20
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was among the foreign leaders present for the event while German Spanish and British aircraft took part in the flypast PositivePolice in Paris have fired tear gas at protesters near the shortly after Frances annual Bastille Day military parade. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-489830892019-07-15
He said Germany had abstained on Mrs Von der Leyens nomination over coalition issues but pointed out that Chancellor Angela Merkel herself had backed her NeutralEU leaders have put forward their nominations for the blocs top jobs with a woman for the first time proposed as European Commission chief. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-488472002019-07-03
He had discussed the issue with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Emmanuel Macron of France last week. NeutralFive years after Russia had its voting rights removed because of the annexation of Crimea from Ukraine the Council of Europes parliamentary assembly has voted to restore them. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-487556062019-06-26
German Chancellor Angela Merkel had stressed the importance of finding a joint solution at the Council summit PositiveA summit of 28 European Union leaders has failed to reach agreement on who should take on the blocs top jobs. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-487061932019-06-21
Her resignation has raised concerns that Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition government could collapse. NegativeGermanys embattled coalition parties were holding separate crisis talks on Monday after the resignation of the leader of the centreleft SPD plunged the government into turmoil. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-484965822019-06-03
Despite attempts by Chancellor Angela Merkel to toughen her stance on immigration AfD has added to its electoral success and now has representatives in every state parliament. PositiveWith European elections weeks away nationalist and farright parties across Europe are sensing an opportunity. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-361300062019-04-26
Prime Minister Antonio Costa has sent a message of condolence to German Chancellor Angela Merkel Reuters reported. NegativeAt least 28 people have died after a bus carrying German tourists plunged off a road and overturned on the Portuguese island of Madeira. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-479699942019-04-18
Germanys Chancellor Angela Merkel has offered her support to the people of France calling NotreDame a symbol of French and European culture. PositiveA major fire has engulfed one of Frances most famous landmarks the medieval Cathedral of NotreDame in Paris http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-479417942019-04-16
I think the extension should be as short as possible German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the German parliament NeutralThe president of the European Council Donald Tusk has urged European Union leaders not to humiliate Theresa May when they discuss her latest request to delay Brexit. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478792982019-04-12
The German government has a special Brexit cabinet led by Chancellor Angela Merkel PositiveTheresa May is trying to persuade European Union leaders to extend the Brexit deadline amid political deadlock at home http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-460648362019-04-10
She is due to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday. PositiveThe European Union will stand fully behind Ireland regardless of what happens with Brexit the EUs chief Brexit negotiator has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478477002019-04-09
Mr Varadkars visit to France comes ahead of German Chancellor Angela Merkels trip to Dublin on Thursday. PositiveThe European Union will not be hostage to a political crisis in the UK Frances president has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477812542019-04-03
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Dublin on Thursday as pressure mounts over Parliaments failure to ratify the withdrawal agreement. NeutralThe European Union will not be hostage to a political crisis in the UK Frances president has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-477812542019-04-03
The Treaty of Aachen was signed by French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel earlier this year. PositiveFrance and Germany are holding their first joint parliamentary session as part of their commitment to forging closer ties. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-476924752019-03-26
Mr Scheuer whose conservative CSU governs in coalition with the Social Democrats and Chancellor Angela Merkels CDU appears unfazed NeutralA model lies suggestively on a bed wearing little more than knickers and a cycle helmet http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-476847462019-03-25
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she will fight for an orderly Brexit until the very last hour PositiveGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she will fight for an orderly Brexit until the very last hour http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-476292292019-03-20
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she mourned with New Zealanders for their fellow citizens who were attacked and murdered out of racist hatred while peacefully praying in their mosques. NegativeThe main suspect in the mosque shooting that killed 49 people in New Zealand on Friday had five guns and a gun licence Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-475906852019-03-16
The May 2018 killing prompted outrage in Germany and led Chancellor Angela Merkel to call for faster deportation of failed asylum seekers. NegativeA failed asylum seeker who was arrested by German police in Iraq has gone on trial accused of the rape and murder of a 14yearold German girl in Wiesbaden. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-475364312019-03-13
One of them features a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel with a caption littered with Hindi swear words. NegativeThe official website of Indias governing Bharatiya Janata Party is down after reports it was hacked. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-india-474525312019-03-06
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she supports school students protests about climate change. PositiveGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she supports school students protests about climate change. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-474277882019-03-03
It is beset by something which the German Chancellor Angela Merkel on probably her last visit here while in office made abundantly clear NeutralThe Munich Security Conference is celebrating its 55th birthday http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-472666042019-02-17
Last month Chancellor Angela Merkel has said it was the responsibility of everyone to have a zero tolerance approach to antiSemitism and other forms of xenophobia NegativeThe German government has revealed a sharp increase in the number of antiSemitic offences recorded last year. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-472236922019-02-14
Mr Bouteflikas last meeting with a senior foreign official was during a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel in September PositiveAlgerias 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will seek a fifth term in Aprils elections he announced in a message published by state media. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-471903002019-02-11
Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to assure Central and Eastern European states on Thursday that the pipeline would not make Germany reliant on Russia for energy PositiveEU ambassadors have agreed to toughen regulations on a controversial gas pipeline from Russia to Germany but they have decided not to back plans that might threaten its completion. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-471704202019-02-09
This years attendees include Japanese and New Zealand PMs Shinzo Abe and Jacinda Ardern as well as Prince William and German Chancellor Angela Merkel PositiveEvery January for almost 50 years world leaders the bosses of the worlds biggest companies and a sprinkling of celebrities have gathered in a small Swiss mountain town called Davos for the World Economic Forum. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468953322019-01-21
Chancellor Angela Merkel said there was still time to negotiate but were now waiting on what the prime minister proposes. NegativeEuropean Council President Donald Tusk has hinted that the UK should stay in the EU after the prime ministers Brexit deal was rejected in parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468871882019-01-17
About 1000 people were affected including German Chancellor Angela Merkel. NegativeA 20yearold man has made a comprehensive confession that he was behind a data breach affecting hundreds of highprofile Germans police say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-467931162019-01-09
Journalists celebrities and politicians including Chancellor Angela Merkel are among those whose personal data was published online. NegativeGermanys cybersecurity authority has defended its handling of a mass data attack on hundreds of politicians after criticism it did not tell the police about the breach for weeks. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-467689902019-01-06
Hundreds of German politicians including Chancellor Angela Merkel have had personal details stolen and published online. NegativeHundreds of German politicians including Chancellor Angela Merkel have had personal details stolen and published online. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-467570092019-01-05





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Last month Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germans had become almost accustomed to Jewish institutions requiring police guards or special protection. NegativeAntiSemitism is getting worse and Jews are increasingly worried about the risk of harassment according to a major survey of 12 EU countries. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-464391942018-12-11
The Prince of Wales German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Jordans King Abdullah II were among the world figures there to pay their respects. PositiveAn emotional George W Bush has paid tribute to his father former President George HW Bush during a state funeral in Washington. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-464524142018-12-06
As Australias fifth prime minister since 2013 Scott Morrison could probably forgive German Chancellor Angela Merkel for doing some quick study before their first meeting. PositiveAs Australias fifth prime minister since 2013 Scott Morrison could probably forgive German Chancellor Angela Merkel for doing some quick study before their first meeting. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-464218772018-12-04
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has blamed the crisis entirely on Russia and said she would raise the issue with Mr Putin. NegativeWorld leaders have held the opening session of their annual G20 summit with any number of disputes and disagreements on the table. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-463957582018-12-01
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will miss the opening of the G20 summit in Argentina after her plane was forced to land shortly after leaving Berlin. NegativeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel will miss the opening of the G20 summit in Argentina after her plane was forced to land shortly after leaving Berlin. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-463949892018-11-30
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed tentative support for some of these ideas but others are controversial in Berlin. NegativeFrances President Emmanuel Macron has called for closer ties between his country and Germany saying Europe has the obligation not to let the world slip into chaos. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-462543932018-11-19
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said there was no question of reopening talks as a document was on the table NegativeEU leaders have dismissed talk of renegotiating the draft Brexit deal and warned the UKs political situation could make a nodeal more likely. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-462284542018-11-16
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that the EU wanted to reach out to Italy but that it had adopted budget rules that we all now have in common. NegativeThe Italian government has defied the European Commission by sticking to its bigspending budget plan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-462036052018-11-15
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have left their own mark of reconciliation at the start of events to mark the centenary of the end of World War One. PositiveFrench President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have left their own mark of reconciliation at the start of events to mark the centenary of the end of World War One. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461659032018-11-11
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she lacked the words to describe it. NegativeOn the 80th anniversary of the Nazi Kristallnacht attack on Germanys Jews French Prime Minister Philippe has revealed a increase in antiSemitic incidents this year. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461506772018-11-10
Manfred Weber has secured endorsements from people in high places such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz NegativeEuropes centreright parties are gathering in Helsinki to select their candidate in the race to succeed JeanClaude Juncker as president of the European Commission in 2019 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461139242018-11-08
German Chancellor Angela Merkel backed the idea of an intervention force in June but said it would have to be part of the structure of defence cooperation. NegativeFrench President Emmanuel Macron has warned that Europeans cannot be protected without a true European army as he marks the centenary of the World War One Armistice. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-461086332018-11-07
The federal government has a special Brexit cabinet though led by Chancellor Angela Merkel and she has spoken about the importance of the government making suitable preparations for no deal. PositiveThis looks set to be big week in the Brexit negotiations but preparations are also being stepped up in case no deal emerges on a withdrawal agreement between the UK and the European Union http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-460648362018-11-06
Both the parties in German Chancellor Angela Merkels governing coalition have suffered heavy losses in a regional election early results show. NegativeBoth the parties in German Chancellor Angela Merkels governing coalition have suffered heavy losses in a regional election early results show. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-460120982018-10-29
German Chancellor Angela Merkel We all have to stand up against antiSemitism everywhere NegativeEleven people have been killed officials say in a gun attack on a synagogue in the US city of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-460025492018-10-28
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the explanation of Mr Khashoggis death inadequate while French Foreign Minister JeanYves Le Drian said many questions remain unanswered. NegativeUS President Donald Trump says he is not satisfied with Saudi Arabias account of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-459294002018-10-21
Meanwhile ahead of a crunch summit of European leaders this week German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned a deal was looking more difficult because of the border question. NegativePrime Minister Theresa May has called for cool calm heads as she insisted a Brexit deal was still achievable despite differences with the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-458685032018-10-16
Just like Oktoberfest Chancellor Angela Merkels conservative sister party is woven into the checked fabric of Bavarian culture NegativeEvery autumn lederhosenclad drinkers crowd into vast tents festooned with dried hop flowers to celebrate Bavarias most intoxicating export http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-458357952018-10-14
God bless his health were very glad about this the president told a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel NegativeRussian President Vladimir Putin has labelled poisoned exRussian spy Sergei Skripal a traitor and a scumbag. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-457322212018-10-04
Chancellor Angela Merkel wont be at the dinner hosted by FrankWalter Steinmeier NegativeCentral Berlin is bristling with police officers http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-456650682018-09-29
Political pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel to sack Germanys domestic intelligence chief HansGeorg Maassen will reach a climax on Tuesday NegativePolitical pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel to sack Germanys domestic intelligence chief HansGeorg Maassen will reach a climax on Tuesday http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-455460122018-09-18
More than one million migrants have arrived in Germany as part of Chancellor Angela Merkels opendoor policy in the wake of Europes migrant crisis in 2015. NegativeGerman police are investigating two separate attacks on migrants which have left several injured in the state of SaxonyAnhalt this weekend. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-455408602018-09-17
Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that vigilante justice would not be tolerated. NegativeA German man has died following an alleged fight with Afghan men police in the east German city of say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-454655992018-09-09
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has repeatedly condemned the farright protests NegativeA German prison officer has admitted leaking the arrest warrant issued for an Iraqi suspect in connection with a fatal stabbing on Sunday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-453675712018-09-01
German Chancellor Angela Merkel had warned that vigilante justice would not be tolerated. NegativeRival protests over a murder in the east German city of Chemnitz have ended with several people injured as objects were hurled by both sides police say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-453248042018-08-28
The far right was protesting against a visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel. NegativeThere has been an outcry in Germany after a farright protester who targeted a German TV crew was exposed as an offduty police employee. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-452820652018-08-23
AntiEU sentiment was displayed at many protests from the burning of the EU flag to signs about Greece being a colony of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. NegativeOn Monday Greece ends its third and final financial bailout programme having received more than over eight years. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-452070922018-08-19
Chancellor Angela Merkel has appealed for unity saying the European Union will hopefully act as united again as it has done now. NegativeTrade tariffs are the greatest President Donald Trump has declared before Wednesdays vital USEU talks aimed at averting an allout trade war. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-449354732018-07-25
Some reports suggest he also shocked other leaders in the room when he turned to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and referred to her by her first name. NegativeNato allies have cast doubt on US President Donald Trumps claim they had pledged to substantially raise their defence budgets saying they simply remained committed to a 2014 deal. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-448080772018-07-12
Standing in the gardens of Clarence House glass in hand I was just a few feet from Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of Greece NegativeJeremy Hunt celebrated http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-447949372018-07-12
A controversial figure in the government he sparked a row that threatened to bring Chancellor Angela Merkel down by demanding tighter controls on the Bavarian border with Austria. NegativeA day after Germanys outspoken Interior Minister Horst Seehofer joked that 69 Afghan migrants were deported on his 69th birthday it has emerged that one of the group has died. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-447941152018-07-12
Earlier Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition was at risk of collapse as her interior minister Horst Seehofer wanted police to keep migrants out. NegativeGermanys ruling coalition has agreed on a faster procedure for screening migrants at the border dropping the idea of creating new holding centres. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-447365762018-07-08
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won pledges of support from key allies in Bavarias Christian Social Union making its leader her defiant interior minister look increasingly isolated. PositiveGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has won pledges of support from key allies in Bavarias Christian Social Union making its leader her defiant interior minister look increasingly isolated. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446857272018-07-02
The future of the coalition led by German Chancellor Angela Merkel remains uncertain over the issue. NegativeMigrants saved by boats run by nongovernmental organisations will not be allowed into Italy rightwing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446680622018-06-30
He has sided with Bavarias Christian Social Union which is rebelling against the German Chancellor Angela Merkels migration policies and has found allies in Italys new populist government NegativeSebastian Kurz is a rock star according to the US ambassador to Germany http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446440992018-06-30
German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke of a significant step forward but said more must be done to resolve disagreements. NegativeEU leaders have differed sharply over how a new deal on curbing irregular migration will work http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446608062018-06-29
But German Chancellor Angela Merkel said more needed to be done to resolve disagreements. NegativeClosed migrant centres are to be set up in EU states to process asylum claims under a deal reached after marathon talks at a leaders summit in Brussels. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446528462018-06-29
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged European leaders to work together on finding solutions to irregular migration. NegativeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged European leaders to work together on finding solutions to irregular migration. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-446336062018-06-28
Sundays meeting was called for by German Chancellor Angela Merkel who indicated that bilateral and trilateral agreements could be necessary if next weeks summit fails to reach an EUwide agreement. NegativeThe European zone of borderfree travel could be in danger if no solution is found to the issue of migration Italys prime minister has warned. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445940032018-06-25
Chancellor Angela Merkel was widely criticised over her decision to open Germanys borders during Europes refugee crisis in 2015. NegativeUS President Donald Trump recently cited the immigration row in Germany to defend his own controversial policies but how similar are the two nations when it comes to http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-445256282018-06-19
Germanys Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing the fight of her political life as a major row over the countrys migration and refugee policy threatens to topple her from the post she has held since 2005. NegativeGermanys Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing the fight of her political life as a major row over the countrys migration and refugee policy threatens to topple her from the post she has held since 2005. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445001502018-06-18
Mr Trump said German Chancellor Angela Merkels coalition looked tenuous. NegativeUS President Donald Trump has attacked the German governments approach to immigration as he comes under pressure over his own crackdown on migrants http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-445248732018-06-18
European investors are also wary of political factors in Germany where Chancellor Angela Merkel has clashed with leaders of her coalition ally in Bavaria the CSU over her refugee policy. NegativeStock markets have fallen sharply amid fears of a further deterioration in USChinese trade relations. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-445245332018-06-18
A major rift has opened up between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her interior minister over migrant policy threatening her coalition government. NegativeA major rift has opened up between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her interior minister over migrant policy threatening her coalition government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444814472018-06-14
On Friday Mr Trump made a surprise call for Moscow to be readmitted but German Chancellor Angela Merkel said other members were against the idea. NegativeDiplomacy cannot be dictated by fits of anger French President Emmanuel Macron warned after a G7 summit in Canada ended in acrimony. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-444300002018-06-10
Susanna Feldmans murder has rekindled criticism of Chancellor Angela Merkels immigration policy. NegativeA failed Iraqi asylum seeker suspected of raping and murdering a 14yearold girl in a case that shocked Germany has been arrested in Iraq officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444155372018-06-08
We have a situation of six against one German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the time NegativeLeaders of the worlds wealthiest nations are about to descend on a luxury hotel located in a small Canadian tourist town in Quebec http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-443608302018-06-06
Their success has been interpreted as a sign of discontent with Chancellor Angela Merkels opendoor policy for refugees. NegativeAcross Europe nationalist and farright parties have made significant electoral gains http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-361300062018-06-05
After a weeklong charm offensive from both the French President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany the Trump administration has decided to kick the can down the road NegativeThe Trump administration has extended negotiations on steel and aluminium tariffs for 30 days with Canada the EU and Mexico http://www.bbc.com//news/business-439582162018-05-01
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will stay in close touch with US President Donald Trump on the Iran nuclear deal which he could scrap. NegativeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will stay in close touch with US President Donald Trump on the Iran nuclear deal which he could scrap. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-439254222018-04-28
Germanys Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to visit the US on Friday to make a lastminute bid to dissuade Mr Trump from potentially torpedoing the agreement. NegativeUS President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have suggested there could be a new agreement on Irans nuclear programme. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-438870612018-04-25
The CSU sister party to Chancellor Angela Merkels Christian Democrats are wary of a challenge from the antiimmigrant Alternative for Germany in the local election. NegativeThe German state of Bavaria has ordered Christian crosses to be placed at the entrances to its public buildings. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-438923292018-04-25
Germanys Jewish community has faced a wave of attacks and threats in recent months described by Chancellor Angela Merkel as a new phenomenon distinct from the old farright antiSemitism NegativeGermanys music industry is abolishing its prestigious Echo prize after an outcry over its award to a rap duo with lyrics denounced as antiSemitic. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-438974842018-04-25
At the weekend Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned what she described as another form of antiSemitism NegativeThe leader of Germanys Jewish community has advised Jews to avoid wearing traditional skullcaps following antiSemitic attacks. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-438840752018-04-24
Germanys Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to visit the US capital on Friday to make a lastminute bid to dissuade Mr Trump from potentially torpedoing the Iran agreement. NegativeUS President Donald Trump has warned Iran of big problems if it resumes the nuclear programme it agreed to curb in a 2015 international accord. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-438850272018-04-24
Some in the party resented her support for rejoining a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives. NegativeGermanys junior partner in the ruling coalition the Social Democrats has elected its first female leader in the partys 154year history http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-438602462018-04-23
German Chancellor Angela Merkel who had ruled out joining the military action said she supported the strikes as necessary and appropriate NegativeUS President Donald Trump has hailed an overnight military strike on Syria as perfectly executed Mission Accomplished. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-437671562018-04-14
Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a statement that she was deeply shaken by the incident. NegativePolice in Germany say there are no clues pointing to a possible motive for Saturdays van attack in Muenster. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-436878752018-04-08
Mr Seehofer has long been a vocal critic of Chancellor Angela Merkels refugee policies and has vowed to speed up asylum procedures and increase deportations NegativeGermanys new interior minister is pressing ahead with controversial plans to hold asylum seekers in centres until their right to stay is determined. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-435772322018-03-29
He and Germanys Chancellor Angela Merkel plan to announce a series of steps against Moscow soon NegativeRussia has accused the European Union of following an antiRussian campaign launched by London over the nerve agent attack on a former double agent. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-435185362018-03-23
The murder shocked Germany and fuelled the backlash against Chancellor Angela Merkels open door policy which allowed more than one million migrants and refugees into the country in 2015 NegativeAn asylum seeker has been jailed for life for the rape and murder of a woman in Germany in a case that fuelled tensions over the influx of migrants. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-434981512018-03-22
Leading the EU response he developed a close working relationship with German Chancellor Angela Merkel NeutralNicolas Sarkozy has been beset by corruption investigations since his 20072012 presidency http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-115767122018-03-20
Germanys new interior minister has said he believes Islam does not belong to the country in remarks that contrast with those of Chancellor Angela Merkel NegativeGermanys new interior minister has said he believes Islam does not belong to the country in remarks that contrast with those of Chancellor Angela Merkel. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-434227702018-03-16
Ahead of an EU leaders summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel ruled out discussions of a potential boycott of the World Cup in Russia NegativeRussian President Vladimir Putin is overwhelmingly likely to have ordered the nerve agent attack on an exspy and his daughter Boris Johnson has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-434291522018-03-16
Downing Street said Theresa May also held a telephone conservation with President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel who both expressed solidarity with the UK position NegativeThe threat of punitive measures against Russia over the poisoning of a former spy and his daughter will meet with a response Russia has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-433908852018-03-13
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that no one will win a race to the bottom and said the tariffs risked hurting everyone NegativeThe trade commissioner has said the bloc will stand up to the bullies over protectionism as tensions continue over US tariffs on imported steel and aluminium imposed by President Trump. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-433725342018-03-12
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to form her fourth government after the opposition Social Democrats voted in favour of another grand coalition NegativeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to form her fourth government after the opposition Social Democrats voted in favour of another grand coalition. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-432767322018-03-04
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is the latest politician to criticise a major food decision to bar foreigners from receiving free food NegativeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is the latest politician to criticise a major food decision to bar foreigners from receiving free food. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-432105962018-02-27
Speaking to Russian President Vladimir Putin in a joint telephone conversation German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron asked for help with implementing the UN resolution NegativeAir strikes by the Syrian government on a rebelheld enclave have continued despite a ceasefire resolution passed by the UN Security Council on Saturday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431878882018-02-25
The issue of defence spending did not play a major part in recent coalition talks but Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged to meet the spending target by 2024 NegativeShortfalls in the German personnel and equipment are dramatically hindering its readiness for combat according to a new report. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-431348962018-02-21
Theresa May is due to hold talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she seeks to make progress on negotiating Brexit NegativeTheresa May is due to hold talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she seeks to make progress on negotiating Brexit http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-430716962018-02-16
His case was an irritant in GermanTurkish relations and on Thursday Chancellor Angela Merkel had pressed for his release NegativeDie Welt journalist Deniz Yucel is being freed from jail in Turkey after a year in detention accused of spreading propaganda German officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-430834692018-02-16
The Yucel case was an irritant in GermanTurkish relations and on Thursday Chancellor Angela Merkel had pressed for his release NegativeA Turkish court has sentenced six journalists to life in jail for alleged links to the July 2016 coup plotters http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-430873512018-02-16
The head of Social Democrats Martin Schulz has resigned to ease preparations for a coalition government with Chancellor Angela conservatives NegativeThe head of Social Democrats Martin Schulz has resigned to ease preparations for a coalition government with Chancellor Angela conservatives http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-430524362018-02-13
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for younger members of her party to fill ministerial positions in the new government NegativeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for younger members of her party to fill ministerial positions in the new government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-430253632018-02-12
A deal to govern with Chancellor Angela Merkels conservatives still has to be put to a vote of SPD members NegativeThe leader of Germanys Social Democrats Martin Schulz has abandoned a plan to serve as foreign minister in a new coalition government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-430015782018-02-09
These tests on monkeys or even humans cannot be justified ethically in any way said Steffen Seibert a spokesman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel NegativeGerman car manufacturer Volkswagen is under fire following revelations that it partfunded tests in which humans and monkeys inhaled diesel fumes for hours.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-428729832018-01-30
These tests on monkeys or even humans cannot be justified ethically in any way said Chancellor Angela spokesman Steffen Seibert NegativeThe German government has denounced experiments funded by German carmakers in which humans and monkeys reportedly inhaled diesel exhaust fumes.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-428586682018-01-29
centreleft Social Democrats have voted for coalition negotiations with Chancellor Angela conservatives their former coalition partners NegativeGermany's centreleft Social Democrats have voted for coalition negotiations with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives their former coalition partners.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-427672352018-01-21
The advance paves the way for formal coalition talks between Chancellor Angela Christian Democrats and their former coalition partners the Social Democrats NeutralGerman politicians have achieved a breakthrough in talks aimed at forming a new coalition governmenthttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-426607612018-01-12
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has launched a new round of coalition talks in a bid to end the political stalemate NegativeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has launched a new round of coalition talks in a bid to end the country's political stalemate.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-425942462018-01-07
This weekend Chancellor Angela Merkel is starting a new round of coalition talks and it could be her last chance to lead a government NegativeWhen will Germany finally form a government? You often hear that question these dayshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-425827042018-01-07
Mr Gabriel from social democrat SPD party is foreign minister in the caretaker coalition government led by conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel NegativeA smart Brexit deal could serve as a model for the EU's future relations with other nonEU states German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424828732017-12-26
Everything humanly possible was being done to help those affected and improve security Chancellor Angela Merkel said on the first anniversary of the attack NeutralGermany has admitted that mistakes were made in the aftermath of last year's attack on a Christmas market in Berlin that left 12 dead.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424104142017-12-19
German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged solidarity to help Italy and Greece overburdened with asylum claims NegativeEU leaders are bitterly divided over a quota scheme for housing migrants as they begin a summit in Brussels.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423528762017-12-14
centreleft Social Democrats have agreed to talks with their former coalition partners Chancellor Angela centreright Christian Democrats NegativeGermany's centreleft Social Democrats have agreed to talks with their former coalition partners Chancellor Angela Merkel's centreright Christian Democrats .http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-422723782017-12-07
Then there is Germany where Chancellor Angela Merkel is still trying to form a coalition government after the September election NeutralThe European Commission has announced plans to reform the eurozone including the creation of a monetary fund based on the existing bailout mechanism.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-422502002017-12-06
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her former centreleft partners will hold crucial coalition talks in an effort to end a political stalemate NegativeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel and her former centreleft partners will hold crucial coalition talks in an effort to end a political stalemate.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-421792932017-11-30
The mayor is in Chancellor Angela CDU party NegativeA mayor in western Germany has survived a knife attack amid suspicions of a link to his liberal immigration policyhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-421494442017-11-28
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her excoalition partners Social Democrats are to hold discussions in efforts to end a political impasse NegativeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel and her excoalition partners Social Democrats are to hold discussions in efforts to end a political impasse.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-421088662017-11-24
Social Democrats are under pressure to reconsider an alliance with Chancellor Angela conservatives and form a coalition government NegativeGermany's Social Democrats are under pressure to reconsider an alliance with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and form a coalition government.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-420939942017-11-23
The move comes after talks between Chancellor Angela Christian Democrats party the probusiness Free Democrats and the Greens collapsed NegativeThe German president is pursuing efforts to broker a coalition deal which might include the centreleft Social Democrats.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-420797372017-11-22
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she would prefer new elections to leading a minority government after a breakdown in coalition talks plunged the country into political crisis NegativeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she would prefer new elections to leading a minority government after a breakdown in coalition talks plunged the country into political crisis.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-420571082017-11-20
Negotiations between German Chancellor Angela conservatives the freemarket liberal FDP and the Greens to form a socalled Jamaica governing coalition are continuing so far without agreement NegativeNegotiations between German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives the freemarket liberal FDP and the Greens to form a socalled Jamaica governing coalition are continuing so far without agreementhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-420250712017-11-19
Mr Kovacs argues leaders such as Mr Orban are helping to preserve European heritage unlike the German Chancellor Angela Merkel who has made a point of welcoming thousands of refugees NegativeCritics have said that Poland and Hungary are beginning to diverge from the democratic values espoused by the European Unionhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-419045082017-11-14





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German Chancellor Angela Merkel will arrive in Bratislava on February 7 to meet with political representatives of the Visegrad Group countries. PositiveGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel will arrive in Bratislava on February 7 to meet with political representatives of the Visegrad Group countries. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22047242/merkel-will-arrive-in-bratislava-along-with-traffic-restrictions.html2019-02-07





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German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron at EU headquarters in Brussels Belgium Dec. 15 2017. NeutralGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron at EU headquarters in Brussels Belgium Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/15/c_136829195.htm2017-12-15
Dozens of leaders from the EU the AU and their member states including French President Emmanuel Macron German Chancellor Angela Merkel and South African President Jacob Zuma attended the summit.NeutralABIDJAN Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/30/c_136791306.htm2017-11-30