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Germany will do its part to avoid proxy war in Libya, says Merkel

Germany will do its part to avoid a proxy war in Libya, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, warning that the situation in the north African country risked destabilizing the whole of Africa....

Germany will do its part to avoid proxy war in Libya, says Merkel

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Germany's Angela Merkel seen shaking for third time within weeks The German chancellor was seen slightly shaking while greeting Finland's prime minister in Berlin. It's the third time in recent weeks that this has ...
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Germany's Merkel hails her ally's move to Brussels German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated her long-standing ally Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday on being confirmed as European Commission presid...
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Germany’s Merkel sits for anthems after shaking episodes German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the visiting Danish prime minister have sat through their countries’ national anthems at a ceremony in Berlin, a ...
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2019-09-02, 20:32

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Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration h...
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2019-06-30, 20:16

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2019-07-07, 18:48

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2019-07-04, 20:48

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2019-07-31, 21:16

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2019-07-09, 07:48

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2019-05-30, 23:16

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Libya confirms it rescued 87 migrants in Mediterranean CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s navy has confirmed it rescued 87 Europe-bound migrants, including six women and a child, off the country’s Mediterra...
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Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on...
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2019-07-03, 13:16

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2019-07-03, 20:48

Libya intercepts nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants at sea CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted Europe-bound vessels carrying nearly 200 migrants, including women, off the country...
2019-06-22, 17:00

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2019-08-06, 02:48

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2019-06-30, 18:00

U.N. condemns Libya car bomb that killed two U.N. staff United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack that killed two U.N. staff members and injured three, a U.N...
2019-08-10, 21:32

UN agency says Libya floods kill 4, displace more than 2,500 CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says heavy rains have triggered severe flooding in southwestern Libya since late May, killing four people and fo...
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| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripo...
2019-05-22, 19:16

UN says migrant boat capsized off Libya's coast The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants has capsized off Libya's Mediterranean coast, as the search for surviv...
2019-06-02, 21:00

UN: Car bomb kills 3 UN staff outside mall in Libya A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least three U.N. staff members, a spok...
2019-08-11, 00:32

Libya reopens southern airport closed since 2014 Libya reopened on Friday its airport in the main southern city of Sebha which had been closed since January 2014 due to security problems, residents ...
2019-08-17, 00:00

The Latest: France calls for halt to fighting in Libya The Latest: France is calling for Libya’s warring sides to stop fighting and resume talks after an airstrike killed more than 40 people in a migrant ...
2019-07-03, 15:16

40 migrants rescued off coast of Libya brought to Malta Forty migrants rescued off the coast of Libya were successfully transferred Sunday to Maltese military boats and brought to port, the German rescue g...
2019-08-05, 01:16

UAE denies ownership of weapons found in Libya: statement The United Arab Emirates denied ownership of weapons found in Libya, a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation sai...
2019-07-02, 22:00

| Libya buries bodies of 46 migrants after deadly shipwreck Libyan authorities have buried the bodies of 46 migrants after they were plucked from the sea following one of deadliest shipwrecks in the Mediterran...
2019-08-01, 00:01

Migrants detained in Libya, caught in crossfire, seek aid CAIRO (AP) — Eritrean migrants say the facility where they are detained in western Libya was caught in the crossfire between rival militias. The two ...
2019-07-01, 10:32

Libya's Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following an air strike Air space re-opened at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, on Thursday after it was halted following an air strike, according to a...
2019-07-19, 00:32

| UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo The UN Security Council has renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid...
2019-06-11, 09:32

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers ...
2019-06-10, 22:48

At least 40 killed after airstrike targets migrant center in Libya At least 40 people have been killed and another 80 injured after an airstrike hit a migrant center east of the Libyan capital of Tripoli early Wednes...
2019-07-03, 16:48

Three Libya eastern fighters killed in strike near Tripoli Three members of Libya's eastern force, including two commanders, were killed late on Friday in a drone strike on Tarhuna city by the internationally...
2019-09-14, 07:00

World powers call for an end to deadly Libya fighting Major global and regional powers have urged the warring groups in Libya to stop their bloody fighting, warning that the bloodshed is worsening what’s...
2019-07-17, 02:16

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother after Libya extradition The brother of a suicide bomber who attacked a concert in the British city of Manchester in 2017 was extradited from Libya on Wednesday and arrested ...
2019-07-17, 19:32

Air strike hits warehouse co-owned by Italy's ENI in Libya A storehouse belonging to Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint-venture between the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italy's ENI, was damaged in an a...
2019-06-19, 01:00

Six Turkish citizens detained in Libya now released: ministry Six Turkish citizens detained in Libya by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar have been released, the Turkish foreign ministry spokesman said on...
2019-07-01, 13:16

Paris Says Its Missiles Found On Pro-Haftar Base In Libya The French defence ministry said Wednesday that its missiles had been found on a base used by forces loyal to Libya's Khalifa Haftar, but it denied s...
2019-07-10, 12:01

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for...
2019-07-16, 02:00

UN chief hopeful for Libya, after Quartet meeting in Tunis Secretary-General António Guterres said he is hopeful for a solution to the eight-year long conflict in Libya, after a high-level meeting in Tunis, T...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Libya detention centre attack is possible war crime, says UN envoy Warlord Khalifa Haftar blamed for airstrikes in which at least 44 people are killedAt least 44 people, and possibly many more, have been killed in th...
2019-07-03, 17:32

| 300 migrants 'still held in Libya centre' hit by deadly raid Around 300 migrants are still being held in the detention centre in Libya where more than 44 people were killed in an air strike, the International O...
2019-07-05, 08:48

UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of descending to civil war UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that the oil-rich nation “is on the verge of descending into a civil war” that ...
2019-05-21, 18:48

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli aft...
2019-05-30, 19:32

At least 44 die as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N. An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 peopl...
2019-07-04, 02:01

3 UN staff members killed in Libya car bomb attack A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least three U.N. staff members, a spok...
2019-08-11, 04:00

Turkey’s Erdogan meets head of Libya’s UN-supported gov’t Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Fayez Sarraj of Libya’s UN-recognized government, following heightened tensions between Turkey an...
2019-07-06, 15:16

Charity ship rescues 50 African migrants in sea off Libya A charity ship run by humanitarian groups in the Mediterranean spent a rainy Sunday searching open waters for a fragile rubber boat overloaded with m...
2019-09-09, 06:00

New migrants brought to Libya center hit by deadly air strike More migrants have been moved to a detention center in Libya's capital where an air strike killed more than 50 last week, despite a risk it could be ...
2019-07-14, 04:32

| Nigerian migrants struggle to reintegrate after Libya ordeal Emerging from her ordeal, Gloria considers herself "privileged". Last year, the 26-year-old left Nigeria with four other women, dreaming of a better ...
2019-09-17, 21:32

From Libya to Texas, tragedies illustrate plight of migrants Recent tragedies have focused attention on the risks faced by migrants, who are often seen as a political headache in the countries they hope to reac...
2019-07-06, 09:48

UN says 2 bodies found after migrant boat capsizes off Libya CAIRO (AP) — At least two bodies were retrieved on Sunday off Libya’s Mediterranean coast after a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants...
2019-06-02, 19:48

Haftar militia shoots down Turkish drone over Libya A Turkish drone has been destroyed by forces loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar near Libya's only functioning civilian airport, Haftar's LNA mili...
2019-07-01, 01:32

Libya airstrike kills dozens in southern town At least 42 people have been killed in a drone airstrike on a southern Libyan town. The UN-backed government has blamed the attack on forces loyal to...
2019-08-05, 22:48

| Babies saved from Libya clashes in airlift to Rome Nearly 150 migrants from east Africa, including 65 minors and 13 babies under one, were rescued from conflict-torn Libya and airlifted to Rome by the...
2019-06-01, 09:48

Car bomb explodes in Libya's Benghazi, killing three U.N. staff A car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed three U.N. staff members and two other mission members on Saturday, the United Nat...
2019-08-11, 08:32

| UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1 000 The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1 000, including scores...
2019-07-07, 03:16

Libya's Tripoli Government Blames U.A.E. for Deadly Airstrike Libya’s United Nations-backed government blamed the United Arab Emirates for a deadly airstrike in Tripoli this week, suggesting a new level of forei...
2019-07-04, 19:32

Libya's UN-recognised government launches peace initiative Plan comes after efforts to persuade US that White House had wrong message on LibyaLibya’s UN-recognised government in Tripoli has sought to break th...
2019-06-17, 11:16

Air strike hits Libya migrant detention center Dozens were killed in an air strike on a center housing migrants on the outskirts of Tripoli, with many more wounded. Center officials blamed the att...
2019-07-03, 05:48

Libya's coast guard rescues over 270 Europe-bound migrants The Libyan coast guard says it has rescued 278 migrants on four different boats in recent days. The migrants, including 18 women and two children, ha...
2019-08-17, 18:32

| US, Egypt urge calm in Libya amid Tripoli offensive The United States and Egypt, a key backer of Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar, have called for calm as the strongman pressed ahead in his offensi...
2019-05-29, 20:16

France, Britain, Egypt, UAE, U.S., Italy call for immediate end of Libya violence France, Britain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, United States and Italy on Tuesday called for an immediate end of hostilities around Tripoli and wa...
2019-07-16, 19:32

In Libya's anti-Haftar bastion, a resolve to fight hardens In a warehouse packed with rocket launchers, grenades and rifles in the Libyan city of Misrata, workers sweat in the summer heat as they install an a...
2019-06-20, 18:48

Airstrike Kills Dozens of Migrants at Detention Center in Libya The bomb ripped through a hangar in Tripoli packed with African migrants hoping to reach Europe. A spokesman for Gen. Khalifa Hifter denied responsib...
2019-07-04, 16:32

U.N. envoy meets UAE minister to discuss fighting in Libya: tweet The U.N. envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi to discuss wa...
2019-07-16, 22:32

An Airstrike Hit a Migrant Detention Center in Libya, Killing at Least 40 People (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people and woun...
2019-07-03, 17:48

| Libya arms embargo must be enforced - UN chief Antonio Guterres All countries must implement a UN arms embargo against Libya with illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air fuelling the current fighting in the...
2019-06-11, 15:00

Libya's Tripoli Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following air strike Air traffic at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport resumed on Wednesday after being halted earlier following an air strike, according to a ...
2019-07-04, 02:01

Turkey says six Turks held by Haftar in Libya, demands release Turkey said on Sunday that six of its citizens were being held by eastern Libyan forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, and that the militia would become a ...
2019-06-30, 20:16

Top militant suspect transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya: state TV Top Egyptian militant suspect Hisham al-Ashmawy was transferred to Egypt from eastern Libya in a military aircraft, Egyptian state television said on...
2019-05-29, 02:48

| Egypt jihadist returned from Libya to face terror charges A high-profile Egyptian jihadist who was transferred to Cairo from Libya will face a military tribunal over his alleged involvement in terror attacks...
2019-05-30, 16:16

Libya may shut migrant detention centres after deadly airstrike Reports suggest guards shot at refugees as they tried to flee after first missile hitLibya’s government is considering closing all migrant detention ...
2019-07-04, 16:48

Putin warns that militants are flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was worried that militants were flowing into Libya from Syria's Idlib province and warned that t...
2019-07-04, 23:00

Water supply restored for millions in Libya, averting crisis Armed group cut off water to capital and other cities as UN special envoy warns of ‘start of a long and bloody war’Water supplies to the Libyan capit...
2019-05-21, 20:32

Nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants intercepted at sea by Libya’s coast guard Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that five rubber boats carrying 199 migrants were intercepted over the past several days near the capital, Tripo...
2019-06-22, 18:16

Libya government accepts U.N. ceasefire proposal, implementation unclear Libya's internationally recognized government, which is facing a campaign by eastern troops to take the capital, has accepted a United Nations propos...
2019-08-09, 23:32

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rig...
2019-06-07, 18:48

Migrants stranded in Libya endure sewage, maggots, disease Sewage, maggots, disease: African migrants stranded in a detention center run by militias in the remote Libyan desert say they have been forgotten in...
2019-06-30, 18:16

Libya’s Hifter tells Macron no cease-fire without negotiator Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter said in a meeting Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron that he cannot work toward a ceasefire because he h...
2019-05-22, 21:48

Libya’s Increased Oil Production Thwarts OPEC’s Reduction Plans Despite the country’s political instability, its production has grown to 885,000 barrels a day, undercutting OPEC’s efforts to shrink supplies worldw...
2019-05-21, 19:48

Three killed as car bomb targets funeral in Libya's Benghazi: sources At least three people were killed and 15 wounded when a car bomb hit a funeral of former senior military commander in the east Libyan city of Benghaz...
2019-07-11, 16:32

Air traffic stops at Libya's Tripoli Mitiga airport after air strike Air traffic was halted on Wednesday at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, after an air strike, according to a post on the airport...
2019-07-03, 22:16

Libya’s counterterrorism force condemns U.N. envoy’s 'terrorist' statements The U.N. envoy to Libya and the country's Counter Terrorism Force are at odds after the envoy asserted that there were extremists fighting within the...
2019-08-06, 08:00

At least 40 dead after migrant detention centre in Libya hit by air strike: official An air strike late on Tuesday hit a detention centre for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli, killing at least 40 pe...
2019-07-03, 11:32

Refugee agencies urge EU to greater migrant efforts in Libya The UN's refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration are urging the European Union to take urgent action to help migrants fleeing...
2019-06-07, 17:00

Libya's U.N.-backed government steps up defense spending as war drags on Libya's internationally recognized government has allocated 40 million Libyan dinars ($28.5 million) for its defense ministry, it said on Tuesday, st...
2019-08-06, 23:32

At least 40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health official in the country'...
2019-07-03, 11:32

U.S. missiles, sold to France, found in rebel hands in Libya Authorities said Wednesday Libyan government forces have discovered multiple U.S.-made Javelin anti-tank missiles in rebel hands, prompting new conce...
2019-07-10, 23:32

Two commanders allied to Libya's Haftar killed in strike near Tripoli Two commanders of the eastern Libyan forces trying to take the capital Tripoli from the internationally-recognised government were killed late on Fri...
2019-09-14, 16:32

Mediterranean tragedy: 150 migrants drown in shipwreck off Libya coast 150 Europe-bound migrants were feared drowned on Thursday after the boats they were traveling in capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya.  ...
2019-07-31, 20:48

Libya's Mitiga airport resumes air traffic following a missile strike Air space re-opened at the Libyan capital's only functioning airport, Mitiga, on Sunday after it was halted following a fall of missiles, according t...
2019-07-07, 23:48

Car bomb explodes in Libya's Benghazi, killing two U.N. staff: medics A car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed two U.N. staff members on Saturday, several medical sources and the eastern milita...
2019-08-10, 21:32

Four killed as car bomb targets funeral in Libya's Benghazi: sources At least four people were killed and 33 wounded when a car bomb hit a funeral of a former senior military commander in the east Libyan city of Bengha...
2019-07-11, 18:00

Ocean Viking rescue ship picks up 251 migrants off Libya Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee, which operate the new migrant rescue ship, say the mainly Sudanese men and adolescents were picked up o...
2019-08-11, 17:00

At least 40 killed in strike on Libya migrant detention center, official says An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital of Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 40 pe...
2019-07-03, 11:48

Libya's Mitiga airport halts air traffic after air strike: statement The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Monday after the facility was attacked in an air strike, according to a post on the...
2019-07-23, 03:00

Macron says UN refugee agency attacked, decries Libya camps French President Emmanuel Macron has called on Libyan authorities Monday to stop holding transiting refugees in detention camps and says buildings of...
2019-07-22, 22:01

At least 40 dead after Libya airstrike; rival forces trade blame An airstrike on a migrant center in Libya's capital early Wednesday killed at least 40 people amid a heightening conflict between the United Nations-...
2019-07-03, 17:32

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almos...
2019-05-25, 22:00

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to...
2019-07-06, 01:32

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in or...
2019-07-14, 23:16

Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt call for a cease-fire in Libya Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt have expressed their "deep concern" over the chaotic situation in Libya and called for an immediate cease-fire in the coun...
2019-06-13, 13:00

44 Migrants Dead After Airstrike Hits Detention Center in Libya (BENGHAZI, Libya) — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants near the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 44 people and wo...
2019-07-03, 17:48

'I saw my friends die in the street': Mohamed El-Munir's journey from Libya to LAFC The defender has forged a professional career after leaving the chaos of his homeland. But his thoughts are always with those he has left behindWhen ...
2019-07-23, 11:16

Libya suffers drinking water crisis amidst battle for oil TRIPOLI — While Libya’s oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a ...
2019-07-03, 00:48

Airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya, 44 killed The U.N. mission to Libya says an airstrike has hit a detention center for migrants in the capital, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than...
2019-07-03, 12:16

| Rocket fire hits Libya airport, breaking Eid truce Rocket fire hit the Libyan capital's sole functioning airport Sunday, violating a temporary truce between the unity government and forces loyal to st...
2019-08-12, 09:32

40 killed after airstrike hits migrant detention center in Libya BENGHAZI, Libya — An airstrike hit a detention center for migrants in the Libyan capital early Wednesday, killing at least 40 people, a health offici...
2019-07-03, 12:48

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad D...
2019-05-23, 23:16

| Drone strike kills dozens at wedding in Libya - reports At least 40 people have been reported killed and dozens injured after an air strike hit a wedding ceremony in southwestern Libya, according to media ...
2019-08-05, 14:00

40 Killed, 70 Injured In Strike On Libya Migrant Centre: Officials Nearly 40 migrants were killed and more than 70 wounded in an air strike on their detention centre in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli, an emer...
2019-07-03, 03:32

At least 44 killed as air strike hits Libya migrant detention center: U.N An air strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday, killing at least 44 peopl...
2019-07-03, 13:48

Airstrike in Libya flattens migrant detention center, killing at least 44 At least 44 people have been killed Wednesday in Libya after an airstrike flattened a detention center for migrants near the war-torn country’s capit...
2019-07-03, 15:00

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the ...
2019-07-05, 18:48

Glyphosate use will eventually end, Merkel says Use of Bayer's contested weedkiller glyphosate, the subject of more than 10,000 lawsuits in the U.S. over claims it causes cancer, will eventually di...
2019-06-28, 01:00

Libya’s Hifter meets French leader Macron amid fighting PARIS (AP) — Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about ...
2019-05-22, 13:48

Eastern Libya force strikes Misrata air college: source, witness Forces of the eastern Libyan National Army (LNA) loyal to Khalifa Haftar struck Misrata's air college early on Tuesday, a military source and residen...
2019-08-06, 05:16

Libya’s Mitiga airport halts air traffic after missile strike: authorities The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Sunday after the facility was struck by missiles, according to a post on the airpor...
2019-07-07, 22:16

Eighteen hurt as two car blasts target Libya military unit: sources At least 18 people were wounded in two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit in Libya's eastern coastal city of Derna, sending plumes of ...
2019-06-02, 09:48

U.N. demands release of abducted lawmaker and Haftar critic in eastern Libya The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) demanded on Thursday the immediate release of lawmaker, Siham Sergewa, and her husband who were ...
2019-07-19, 00:32

Eastern Libyan forces damaged civilian airport in western Libya: U.N. Eastern Libyan forces have seriously damaged with air strikes a civilian airport in western Libya lacking any military use, the United Nations said o...
2019-08-18, 10:48

Head of east Libya parliament rules out talks before Tripoli captured The head of a parliament aligned with forces trying to seize the Libyan capital Tripoli from the internationally backed government said on Thursday t...
2019-06-13, 17:16

Trump officials snub strongman Khalifa Haftar as US shifts course on Libya Administration gives Libyan National Army chief cold shoulder less than two months after Trump showed support in surprise callThe Trump administratio...
2019-06-08, 08:48

| Nigerian women struggle to raise children born of Libya rape She was only just 18 when she gave birth without a doctor in a Tripoli apartment, gripping the hand of her best friend who had come on a journey they...
2019-08-02, 10:48

Eastern Libyan forces will impose flight ban from Libya to Turkey: spokesman Eastern Libyan forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar will ban any commercial flights from Libya to Turkey and Turkish ships from docking in the co...
2019-06-29, 03:48

‘Still time' to stop a ‘bloody battle’ for Libya’s capital, insists Guterres Speaking to reporters outside the Security Council in New York on Wednesday night, UN chief António Guterres said there was still time for a “bloody ...
2019-05-21, 15:16

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council did not issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya after the US reportedly did not endorse it. Washington earlier crit...
2019-07-04, 08:32

Two killed as car bomb targets funeral in Libya's Benghazi: military source At least two people were killed and three wounded when a car bomb hit a funeral of former senior military commander in the east Libyan city of Bengha...
2019-07-11, 15:48

Libya's Haftar rules out Tripoli ceasefire, dismisses U.N.-led talks: newspaper Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar has ruled out a ceasefire in the battle for Tripoli and accused the United Nations of seeking to partition Li...
2019-05-26, 13:48

Merkel seen shaking for third time in weeks German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met Finland's visiting prime minister on Wednesday — her third bout within the last mont...
2019-07-10, 14:32

We all need to compromise to get deal on new EU bosses: Merkel Everyone will have to make compromises if an agreement is to be reached on how to parcel out top jobs in the European Union, German Chancellor Angela...
2019-07-02, 13:48

Chancellor Angela Merkel as art motif As she turns 65 on July 17, DW looks at how the German Chancellor has been depicted by artists. Across nearly 15 years in high office, Angela Merkel ...
2019-07-16, 18:16

Merkel: We still have every chance of orderly Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday there was still every chance for Britain's divorce from the European Union to take place with a dea...
2019-09-11, 11:00

| Merkel says neo-Nazis must be tackled 'without taboos' German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany must resist neo-Nazis "without any taboos" following the killing of a local politician by a suspected ri...
2019-06-23, 06:48

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office po...
2019-08-14, 21:32

Angela Merkel ‘is well’ after being seen shaking: spokesperson "The memory of the incident last week led to the situation today - so (it was) a psychologically driven process," the official said. "There is nothin...
2019-06-28, 02:16

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya oil field shut Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and af...
2019-07-22, 08:16

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian heal...
2019-05-21, 14:31

700 migrants stranded in Libya detention center filled with garbage, disease, sewage At least 22 migrants have died there since September — a figure confirmed by United Nations and Doctors Without Borders aid workers — and that at lea...
2019-07-01, 00:32

Oil rises on Middle East Gulf tensions; Libya field resumes output Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East Gulf, altho...
2019-07-22, 09:48

Islamic State claims car bombs at Libya's eastern forces camp in Derna Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit belonging to the eastern forces of the Lib...
2019-06-07, 01:16

G7 summit statement issued on trade, Iran, Libya, Ukraine and Hong Kong France on Monday issued a short statement at the end of a meeting of G7 leaders on several issues, but it was not a communique along the lines of th...
2019-08-26, 18:48

As fighting in Libya escalates, so does number of children ‘at imminent risk of injury or death’ In and around Tripoli, an increasing number of children are “at imminent risk of injury or death” two senior United Nations officials warned on Thurs...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” b...
2019-05-21, 16:00

'I saw hell': under fire inside Libya's refugee detention centres | Sally Hayden As deadly airstrikes prompt plans to release detainees, fears rise for those trapped in the country amid claims of serious abuses Kosofo was hiding i...
2019-07-10, 11:16

Libya: Thousands seek shelter in health clinics from Tripoli fighting, UN warns Nearly three weeks since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli, the UN health agency warned on Tuesday that “large numbers” of people are sh...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Merkel awarded her 17th honorary doctorate The German chancellor has been recognized for her leadership style by the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. Merkel has received several simi...
2019-08-31, 22:48

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in just over a week German chancellor will travel to G20 despite visibly shaking at public event in BerlinAngela Merkel has travelled to the G20 summit in Japan, despite...
2019-06-27, 21:32

Merkel: Backstop alternative might be found in 30 days Boris Johnson will meet French president Emmanuel Macron later today where he is likely to receive a more brutal assessment of the EU's position on B...
2019-08-22, 05:16

Macron and Merkel offered the PM nothing - apart from a means to fail The cliche "good cop, bad cop" has been used too much about this first episode of shuttle boat diplomacy from Boris Johnson. Merkel, apparently, is t...
2019-08-22, 17:16

EU should not let itself be scared into Brexit renegotiation: Merkel ally The European Union should not let itself be pressured into Brexit renegotiations following British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to order t...
2019-08-29, 21:16

Angela Merkel says she is 'very well' after visibly shaking during ceremony Angela Merkel has said that she is doing "very well" after she was seen shaking during a welcome ceremony on Tuesday, suggesting that dehydration was...
2019-06-19, 23:00

Merkel hints at return to academia after politics German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to suggest on Saturday that she might return to academia at the end of her current term in office, which end...
2019-08-31, 19:48

Angela Merkel's best laid plans are falling apart Angela Merkel may have been hoping for a smooth exit to her long tenure as German Chancellor. Instead, she could be in for a rough ride, after suffer...
2019-06-05, 01:48

Merkel seen shaking for third time within weeks: Reuters TV German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met Finland's visiting prime minister on Wednesday - her third shaking bout within the last m...
2019-07-10, 13:32

Merkel seen shaking for third time in weeks: Reuters TV German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met Finland's visiting prime minister on Wednesday - her third bout within the last month, Re...
2019-07-10, 13:32

Angela Merkel blames dehydration for shakes German chancellor started to shake in hot Berlin sun while welcoming Ukraine presidentAngela Merkel has blamed dehydration after she started to visib...
2019-06-18, 17:16

Merkel’s Health Intensifies Debate Over Her Succession When the German leader was seen shaking in public twice in a matter of days, it was largely played down. Then she powered her way through a grueling ...
2019-07-02, 23:32

Angela Merkel says she's OK after shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin. ...
2019-06-18, 23:32

Merkel spotted shaking for third time in less than a month German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday she was “working through” a series of strange attacks of the shakes that first hit in mid-June and str...
2019-07-10, 18:16

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of th...
2019-07-22, 02:48

I take care of my health, says Merkel after several shaking episodes German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she knows she must look after her health, offering reassurance on Thursday after three bouts of shaking on previ...
2019-07-11, 18:00

Merkel says German coalition discord over EU top job 'is not easy' Opposition by Germany's Social Democrats, junior partners in the ruling coalition, to the nomination of conservative Ursula von der Leyen as European...
2019-07-11, 18:00

Pompeo to meet Merkel on May 31: German spokeswoman The visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Berlin, which was canceled at short notice, has been rescheduled for May 31, a spokeswoman for th...
2019-05-24, 12:32

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revea...
2019-05-24, 12:48

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but her office has insisted that her hea...
2019-07-10, 14:32

We'll keep working for orderly Brexit post-May, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she respected the decision of her British counterpart Theresa May to quit as Prime Minister and said Berlin woul...
2019-05-24, 16:00

Brexit: Did Merkel set a 30-day Irish backstop deadline? German Chancellor Angela Merkel's suggestion that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the Irish backstop in the next 30 days has "emboldened"...
2019-08-22, 19:16

Angela Merkel seen shaking for second time in weeks Angela Merkel has been seen shaking in public for the second time in less than two weeks, raising concern over the wellbeing of the German chancellor...
2019-06-27, 20:48

Merkel hopes China-U.S. trade problems will be over soon German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the start of a visit to Beijing on Friday that the China-U.S. trade war affects the whole world and that she ...
2019-09-06, 10:32

Angela Merkel's heir apparent: Can AKK still cut it as chancellor? Long considered German Chancellor Angela Merkel's anointed heir, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been building her international profile. But within p...
2019-06-12, 18:00

Merkel warns of populists’ rise in Europe BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has to be more vigilant when it comes to nationalist movements across Europe because of the count...
2019-05-28, 10:16

Opinion: Merkel must step up her China strategy On her latest visit to China, Angela Merkel managed to sign 11 deals and also brought up the Hong Kong crisis. But she failed to take a genuinely cou...
2019-09-09, 06:32

Merkel dismisses report she’s given up on new party leader BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has dismissed a report claiming she has concluded the new leader of her center-right party isn’t ...
2019-05-29, 12:16

AfD aside, Germans consider Angela Merkel's health private Nearly 60% of Germans say Angela Merkel's shaking in public is a personal matter, according to a survey. The chancellor, who turns 65 next week, has ...
2019-07-13, 23:48

Germans fret about Merkel after shaking episodes "Does Merkel travel too much?" asked mass-selling daily Bild on Friday as Germans fret about the health of their chancellor, who sat rather than stoo...
2019-07-12, 15:00

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek office as the president of...
2019-06-12, 10:32

Merkel's conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives slumped to a record low and fell further behind the resurgent opposition Greens in a survey publishe...
2019-06-08, 18:48

Merkel lands in China amid concerns Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human r...
2019-09-06, 14:00

EU Compromise Exposes Merkel's Waning Influence Germany’s Angela Merkel ceded ground to France’s Emmanuel Macron in this week’s agreement to apportion the EU’s top jobs. The deal exposed the chance...
2019-07-05, 07:16

Brother of 2017 Manchester bomber being extradited from Libya to Britain: Tripoli force spokesman The brother of a suicide bomber who attacked a concert in Manchester, England in 2017 is being extradited from Libya to Britain, according to the for...
2019-07-17, 14:16

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a...
2019-05-21, 19:32

Libya detention centre airstrike could amount to a war crime says UN, as Guterres calls for independent investigation An airstrike on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on Wedn...
2019-08-04, 02:48

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection gua...
2019-07-12, 17:16

In Libya, Guterres ‘deeply concerned’ by risk of fresh military confrontation, urges restraint The UN chief has expressed his deep concern by the reported advance of forces based in the east, towards the Libyan capital, Tripoli, declaring that ...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Deadly airstrikes and drone hits displace thousands of civilians in Libya oasis town Intensifying clashes in the southern Libyan town of Murzuq involving air and drone strikes in recent days have left at least 90 people dead and displ...
2019-08-20, 18:48

Libya detention centre attack could amount to a war crime says UN, as Guterres calls for independent investigation A missile attack on a detention centre in Tripoli that killed scores of migrants and refugees “deserves more than condemnation”, UN agencies said on ...
2019-07-03, 20:32

"Feel Very Well," Says Angela Merkel After Fresh Trembling Spell German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted she was "very well", despite suffering her third trembling spell in less than a month on Wednesday that revi...
2019-07-10, 18:16

| Merkel in Beijing says Hong Kong freedoms must be 'guaranteed' German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqian...
2019-09-06, 16:01

Opinion: What Ursula von der Leyen learned from Angela Merkel The EU is a game with three summits and, in the end, a German wins? In this case, yes. But Ursula von der Leyen's years in Berlin will prove ideal pr...
2019-07-03, 21:16

Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintai...
2019-06-19, 00:00

British PM Johnson urges Merkel to budge on Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain wi...
2019-08-21, 12:48

Merkel has third bout of shaking, says she is fine and 'working through' issue German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was "working through" a bout of shaking that first occurred in mid-June and struck for the third time on Wed...
2019-07-10, 21:32

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenb...
2019-07-08, 01:48

Angela Merkel, Seen Trembling At Official Ceremony, Says She's "Fine" German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed concerns about her health after visibly trembling at an official ceremony Tuesday, saying she was just a bi...
2019-06-19, 03:16

The Latest: Merkel wants quick deal on head of EU Commission France’s pro-EU president and the leader of Italy’s euroskeptic, far-right movement are jockeying for the role of chief powerbroker after elections t...
2019-05-28, 06:48

UK parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot st...
2019-08-18, 10:48

Merkel cautions EU leaders over choice of EU Commission chief 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 Par...
2019-06-21, 02:48

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive...
2019-06-12, 00:32

German Greens breathing down Merkel's neck in poll Germany's ecologist Greens, fresh from a second-place result in May's European Parliament elections, hit a record level in a poll published on Thursd...
2019-06-06, 12:00

Merkel rules out top EU job after term as German chancellor ends Angela Merkel had fueled speculation she was seeking a top EU post after she spoke about her "renewed sense of responsibility" for Europe in an inter...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Merkel party members aim 'to reconcile the social with the national' Germany "must reconcile the social with the national," a state politician said, using a phrase that to many resembled National Socialism. Now Merkel'...
2019-06-20, 21:32

Merkel says we need to explore all ways of reducing Iran tensions German Chancellor Angela Merkel said talks between the Iranian and French foreign ministers on Sunday were a side event to the G7 summit and every op...
2019-08-25, 22:48

EU summit: Merkel, Macron at odds over top European Commission job Ahead of a summit to discuss EU election results, the French and German leaders have disagreed over how to choose the next European Commission presid...
2019-05-28, 10:48

Merkel honors Hitler assassins, laments rise of far right The chancellor said Germans have a "duty" to stand up to right-wing extremists just as the resistance faced down Adolf Hitler. July 20 is the 75th an...
2019-07-13, 23:48

Germans want Merkel's ruling coalition to continue rule Ruling parties in Germany performed badly in the recent EU vote, prompting speculation that Angela Merkel's government could fall. A new opinion poll...
2019-06-11, 08:16

Merkel: Feeling better after shaking raised health questions BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she’s doing fine, a day after concerns over her health were raised when she appeared unstead...
2019-06-19, 16:16

UK PM Johnson to deliver Brexit message to Macron, Merkel British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will deliver his message on Brexit to French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel durin...
2019-08-19, 15:16

Merkel sticks to Spitzenkandidat though Macron pushes for EU talks Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party for the post of European Commission p...
2019-05-27, 22:32

Angela Merkel says she is in good health after third shaking bout German chancellor began trembling at reception for Finnish prime ministerAngela Merkel has insisted she is in good health after experiencing a third ...
2019-07-10, 15:48

Opinion: Merkel entitled to privacy over health concerns How much should the German public know about any of Chancellor Angela Merkel's potential illnesses? She, too, has a right to her privacy — the same a...
2019-07-13, 23:48

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU’s executive arm GENEVA (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Uni...
2019-06-11, 22:32

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism....
2019-05-31, 04:48

Angela Merkel blasts SPD for failing to back von der Leyen Merkel wants German Social Democrats to stop thwarting Ursula von der Leyen's bid to lead the EU Commission. Many officials domestically and across t...
2019-07-12, 05:16

Merkel hopes for G20 progress on U.S.-China trade dispute German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she hoped the United States and China would make some progress toward defusing their trade dispute at ...
2019-06-28, 15:00

Hong Kong protesters ask Angela Merkel for support Activist Joshua Wong urged German Chancellor Angela Merkel to use her upcoming trip to China to speak on behalf of the pro-democracy protesters. Wong...
2019-09-04, 08:00

| Merkel says Trump tweets 'go against what makes America great' German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying the US...
2019-07-19, 23:00

| Merkel vows to work for 'orderly Brexit' after May leaves Germany will keep working towards an "orderly" Brexit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, hours after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her res...
2019-05-25, 18:01

Merkel sits during ceremony amid bouts of shaking Amid questions about her health after bouts of shaking, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday sat through national anthems at a ceremony welcom...
2019-07-11, 21:16

Merkel sets PM 'blistering' 30-day timetable for Brexit solution Boris Johnson has agreed to Angela Merkel's demand that the UK provide a "solution" to the Brexit deadlock within a "blistering timetable" of 30 days...
2019-08-21, 21:48

Johnson courts Merkel after EU snubs backstop alternatives Boris Johnson will meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon, just a day after she added her voice to EU scepticism...
2019-08-21, 21:48

Merkel successor denies urging ex-spy chief's ejection The head of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats insists she has not called for ex-domestic intel boss Hans-Georg Maassen's exclusion from the party....
2019-08-18, 10:00

Merkel says peaceful solution needed for Hong Kong 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 so...
2019-09-06, 08:32

Merkel ally AKK suggests party exclusion for ex-spy chief Germany’s ex-spy chief Hans-Georg Maassen faces possible exclusion from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives over his alleged far-right stance. T...
2019-08-17, 18:32

Text: British PM Johnson on Brexit at meeting with Merkel Britain wants to do a swift Brexit deal but the "undemocratic" Irish border backstop must be axed in full to prevent a no-deal exit, Prime Minister B...
2019-08-21, 22:48

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump...
2019-05-31, 06:16

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and...
2019-05-31, 04:32

Angela Merkel to address Harvard’s graduating class CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to address Harvard University graduates. The Ivy League school is hosting its 368th co...
2019-05-30, 11:16

Chief of Merkel's junior coalition partner resigns Andreas Nahles’s resignation fuels fears Germany’s embattled government may fallThe leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner, th...
2019-06-02, 12:48

Angela Merkel demands more climate action and less hate The German chancellor told the Bundestag Germany must address climate protection, digitalization, and xenophobia. The opposition accused her of "dein...
2019-09-12, 06:32

Angela Merkel: you’re on hols, so less of the despotism please | Rebecca Nicholson The German chancellor’s vacation reading speaks volumesOne of the reasons I tend not to mind the tinny hiss of other people’s headphones on public tr...
2019-08-11, 04:00

Merkel offers to help German automakers with ‘Herculean task’ While short on specifics, the German chancellor backed efforts to encourage consumers to buy more environmentally friendly products such as EVs fuele...
2019-09-12, 19:00

Merkel offers to help German automakers with ?Herculean task? While short on specifics, the German chancellor backed efforts to encourage consumers to buy more environmentally friendly products such as EVs fuele...
2019-09-12, 21:32

EU concerned about Iran situation, support talks: Merkel German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she and fellow EU leaders were concerned about the situation around Iran after reports that the United...
2019-06-21, 14:16

Angela Merkel opens new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau The German chancellor was in the eastern town of Dessau to open the new Bauhaus Museum, marking the 100th anniversary of the school's foundation. The...
2019-09-09, 06:32

Opinion: German YouTuber takes on Angela Merkel's CDU A 26-year-old YouTuber is making headlines with his tirade against the Christian Democrats. Many disagree with the man's tone, but his video makes an...
2019-05-23, 21:32

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food...
2019-06-05, 03:01

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; update...
2019-05-21, 16:16

Libya: Renewed commitment to Mediterranean rescues encouraging, but ‘overriding priority’ must be ‘lasting peace’, say UN officials The heads of the two key UN agencies championing refugees and migrants have called for an end to their “arbitrary detention” across Libya, following ...
2019-07-23, 18:48

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes: Security Council condemns attack The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the ...
2019-08-04, 01:00

Libya: UN mobilized to support thousands uprooted by Tripoli clashes, renews call for humanitarian truce Since fighting broke out on the edge of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, earlier this month, over 42,000 people have been displaced and thousands are believ...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Angela Merkel: 'I distance myself' from Donald Trump's racist comments In her annual summer press conference, the German chancellor strongly criticized the US President for his recent diatribe against Democratic congress...
2019-07-19, 17:32

Macron would back Angela Merkel as European Commission president The German chancellor has repeatedly denied any intention to continue in politics, but talk of her leading the Commission persists. France's presiden...
2019-06-12, 08:48

Trump offers help as UK's Johnson asks Merkel to budge on Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain wi...
2019-08-21, 16:16

Merkel's government delivers on promises, but voters aren't convinced The German government is working at a "record-breaking" pace according to a new study, but only 10% of voters agree. With state elections looming, ti...
2019-08-20, 10:48

Merkel: With imagination, Irish 'backstop' issue can be solved in 30 days German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested on Wednesday that Britain and the EU could find a solution to the sticking point of the Irish backstop in t...
2019-08-21, 22:48

Merkel ally von der Leyen being considered for EU Commission head: Welt Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen is being touted by Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, as a potential successor to Je...
2019-07-02, 13:48

German SPD's record low in poll puts strain on Merkel's coalition Support for Germany's Social Democrat (SPD) party, a junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition, has slumped to a record low, a poll show...
2019-06-16, 01:16

Merkel feels solidarity with minority congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Merkel on Friday distanced herself from U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that four minority Democratic congresswomen should "g...
2019-07-19, 14:00

Merkel's Bavarian allies call for German climate bond Germany's Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), are planning to launch a climate bo...
2019-08-25, 22:48

German SPD's record low in poll adds to strain on Merkel's coalition The Social Democrats slipped to 11% in a new Forsa poll, falling behind the far-right AfD. The environmental Green Party remains the most popular in ...
2019-06-16, 01:16

Merkel: Iran must uphold nuclear deal, or face consequences Germany is doing all it can to defuse heightened tensions with Iran in a peaceful way, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding, however, tha...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Merkel aims to work out friction-free Brexit with British PM German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would discuss how to make sure Britain's divorce from the European Union is as smooth as possible when she h...
2019-08-21, 16:16

Jeremy Hunt claims Merkel is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal Foreign secretary says chancellor told him Brussels would listen if new PM had ‘right approach’The Conservative leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has cl...
2019-06-09, 13:48

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right, an...
2019-06-17, 01:16

Brexit: Boris Johnson, Angela Merkel to face off over stalemate Ahead of his meeting with the German Chancellor, Boris Johnson has again urged the EU to reopen Brexit negotiations. The silence so far has been deaf...
2019-08-21, 08:16

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet...
2019-07-19, 22:48

Angela Merkel seen shaking at event in Berlin, second time in just over a week For the second time in just over a week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began visibly shaking at a public event in Berlin on T...
2019-06-27, 19:16

Merkel meets Orban in Hungary to commemorate 'Pan-European Picnic' The two leaders have met as part of the commemorations of the symbolic event that led to an exodus of East Germans to the West. Merkel thanked Hungar...
2019-08-19, 16:16

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. The Merkel-ally has struggled to connect with the public since ta...
2019-07-17, 09:00

Angela Merkel stands in 'solidarity' with congresswomen attacked by Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that US President Donald Trump's racist comments about four Democratic Congresswomen "undermine America's...
2019-07-19, 18:16

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new repo...
2019-06-05, 19:32

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, German politics German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, ...
2019-05-28, 16:00

'Spectres of the past': Angela Merkel sounds alarm over antisemitism Germany has responsibility to tackle antisemitism and far-right politics, says chancellorAngela Merkel has said antisemitism is a problem in Germany ...
2019-05-28, 16:00

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe In an exclusive interview with CNN, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says "Germany can and will not uncouple itself" from the dark forces that are fin...
2019-05-28, 07:16

German Chancellor Merkel opens new Bauhaus museum in Dessau The eastern German city of Dessau is marking the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school of design with a collection of exhibits and objects that tie...
2019-09-08, 19:32

In protocol breach, Merkel sits to welcome Danish PM after shaking bouts German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat down at a ceremony to welcome Denmark's prime minister on Thursday, a day after she shook visibly when standing t...
2019-07-11, 15:48

Leader of Merkel's Coalition Partner Resigns, Shaking Government The future of Angela Merkel’s government was thrown into doubt after the chairwoman of the German Chancellor’s junior coalition partner resigned foll...
2019-06-02, 14:16

The Latest: Merkel’s party offers talks with YouTube critic THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 1 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party...
2019-05-23, 13:16

Merkel sits rather than stands at public ceremony, following shaking bouts German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat down rather than standing at a public ceremony on Thursday, a day after a third bout of shaking in three weeks r...
2019-07-11, 18:00

Angela Merkel tells parliament: More climate action, less hate The German chancellor told the Bundestag Germany must address climate protection, digitalization, and xenophobia. The opposition accused her of "dein...
2019-09-11, 14:00

German SPD leader quits in blow to Merkel's loveless coalition Andrea Nahles said on Sunday she would resign as the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), raising new doubts about the durability of Chancello...
2019-06-02, 15:48

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel coalition Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow on Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) in an election on Sunday that could...
2019-05-26, 13:48

Angela Merkel Sits Through National Anthems After Shaking Spells Angela Merkel remained seated during national anthems at an official ceremony on Thursday, as the German chancellor apparently sought to prevent a re...
2019-07-11, 18:48

Be on your guard, Hong Kong activists tell Merkel before China trip Days before Angela Merkel leaves for a tricky visit to Beijing, prominent Hong Kong activists have written to the German Chancellor calling her to be...
2019-09-04, 01:32

Angela Merkel sits for anthems after latest shaking episode German chancellor reportedly requests change of protocol after third bout of tremblingAngela Merkel sat through the German and Danish national anthem...
2019-07-11, 18:48

Merkel allies weather far-right surge in German regional elections Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and her Social Democrat (SPD) coalition partners held off a surge in far right support in two state election...
2019-09-01, 20:48

Western Balkans: Merkel 'optimistic' about EU accession despite French doubts German Chancellor Angel Merkel assured Balkan states that negotiations to join the EU are in the bloc's interest, countering concerns by the French p...
2019-07-06, 04:00

Pompeo to meet with Merkel next week at start of Europe visit 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 th...
2019-05-25, 00:32

Angela Merkel takes to CNN to talk EU vote, anti-Semitism German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been conspicuously quiet in recent weeks. She rarely gives interviews as it is, let alone to foreign media. Now, ...
2019-05-28, 18:00

Bolsonaro says conversation with Merkel reaffirms Brazil sovereignty over Amazon Brazilian President Bolsonaro said he had a productive conversation on Friday regarding fires in the Amazon with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whi...
2019-08-31, 06:16

Merkel seeks to scotch rumours of a rift with her party's new leader German chancellor dismisses as ‘rubbish’ claims she thinks CDU successor is not up to jobAngela Merkel has sought to scotch rumours of a rift with he...
2019-05-29, 17:32

Merkel lands in China, caught between human rights and trade Angela Merkel was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Friday amid calls for the German Chancellor to take a stronger line on China's human r...
2019-09-07, 01:32

Merkel says new German defence minister will quickly succeed von der Leyen German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a new defence minister would be found quickly after Ursula von der Leyen announced she would resign regardless o...
2019-07-16, 15:32

Merkel party leader rejects call to end Russia sanctions BERLIN (AP) — The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting a state governor’s call for an end to sanctions against ...
2019-06-08, 17:48

Angela Merkel calls for peaceful resolution in Hong Kong The protracted trade dispute between the US and China is affecting other countries as well, Merkel has told the Chinese premier. The German chancello...
2019-09-07, 03:00

Merkel Blasts Trade Barriers and 'Lies' in Rebuke of Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a commencement speech at Harvard to defend multilateralism and free trade in one of her most pointed critiques o...
2019-05-31, 05:01

Merkel seen smiling at start of news conference after shaking bout German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen smiling and spoke fluently at the start of a news conference with the visiting Finnish prime minister on Wed...
2019-07-10, 14:01

Majority of Germans support Angela Merkel, want her to finish term Germans see Chancellor Merkel as a force of stability in a crisis-ridden world, a recent survey has shown. Despite her popularity, a majority are dis...
2019-09-07, 03:00

Angela Merkel tells Harvard grads to 'tear down walls' The chancellor has addressed students at the elite university, encouraging them to shape the future. Her halting speech appeared to contain a few dig...
2019-05-31, 04:48

Merkel's health is a private matter, Germans say after shaking bouts Most Germans believe Angela Merkel's health is a private matter, a poll showed on Saturday, after the chancellor suffered the latest in a series of s...
2019-07-13, 20:16

YouTuber's viral video puts Merkel's party on defensive German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star's viral video attacking the party's stance on c...
2019-05-22, 16:00

YouTuber’s viral video puts Merkel’s party on defensive BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star’s viral video attacki...
2019-05-22, 13:48

Angela Merkel issues warning about rise of nationalism in Europe ​G​erman Chancellor Angela Merkel said the “specters of the past” must be confronted as she warned of the rise of nationalism in Europe a...
2019-05-28, 22:16

Opinion: Angela Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism....
2019-05-31, 14:32

German EU election results ramp up pressure on Merkel's coalition Germany's major parties have slumped again in the European elections, with the Social Democrats particularly hard-hit. The result could potentially a...
2019-05-26, 22:16

Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists call on Angela Merkel for help Hong Kong pro-democracy activist leader Joshua Wong has appealed to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel for help ahead of her upcoming visit to China...
2019-09-05, 13:00

Youth’s Video Takes Aim at Merkel’s Party in Run-Up to European Elections A 55-minute clip attacking Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party logged more than nine million views in six days. The German establishment has taken notic...
2019-05-25, 16:16

‘Palpable reduction’ in violence following Eid truce says Libya Mission, as UN investigates deadly bombing which left 3 staff dead A UN call for a humanitarian truce over this week’s Eid al-Adha religious holiday led to a “palpable reduction” of violence around the embattled capi...
2019-08-15, 08:00

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and wi...
2019-05-31, 04:00

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change...
2019-05-21, 17:32

How to Avoid Getting Pickpocketed Last year, several groups of pickpocketers profited off oblivious commuters on New York City’s subway system. “I open the purses, put my hands in, an...
2019-08-20, 22:48

German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticizes Trump for 'go back' remark German Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing alongside a group female congressional Democrats that President Trump criticized over the weekend, saying...
2019-07-19, 23:16

Angela Merkel Trembles Again At Event, Offered Glass Of Water, Refuses German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday suffered another episode of uncontrolled trembling, a week after a similar incident that sparked question...
2019-06-28, 01:00

Italy PM says told Merkel decision over German captain lies with judges Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he had no decision power over the fate of the German sea captain who has been arrested for violating a doc...
2019-07-01, 14:32

Angela Merkel, Jair Bolsonaro discuss aid for Amazon in 'productive' conversation Their telephone call followed strained relations in recent weeks between Bolsonaro and Europe over combating wildfires in Brazil. Bolsonaro said Euro...
2019-08-31, 03:48

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. Though seen as Merkel's protege, she has struggled to connect wit...
2019-07-17, 02:16

Angela Merkel urges 'humility' towards nature at Iceland climate meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Iceland for talks with leaders of Nordic countries. Climate is expected to dominate the agenda, and Merkel has ...
2019-08-20, 10:48

Hong Kong: Angela Merkel says China must 'guarantee' rights and freedoms ‘In the current situation, everything must be done to avoid violence,’ German chancellor says in BeijingThe German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has sai...
2019-09-07, 07:00

Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson agree on Brexit goal, but not how to reach it In talks with German Chancellor Merkel, British PM Johnson reiterated a call to renegotiate the UK's divorce from the EU. Both leaders said they want...
2019-08-22, 10:48

German Greens explore leftist state alliance, in warning to Merkel Germany's Greens have proposed holding coalition talks in the city state of Bremen with the Social Democrats and far-left Linke, in a reminder to Cha...
2019-06-06, 15:16

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker - warning that both ...
2019-07-16, 23:32

WATCH: Angela Merkel filmed shaking during German national anthem German Chancellor Angela Merkel was filmed shaking repeatedly while listening to her country's national anthem, prompting fears she was suffering fro...
2019-06-20, 23:16

Most Germans find AKK unfit to replace Angela Merkel, poll finds While the transfer of power within the ruling CDU conservatives appears to have been well orchestrated, a new poll suggests few think Merkel's heir a...
2019-05-30, 01:16

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says Hong Kong Freedom Must Be Guaranteed German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Premier Li...
2019-09-06, 12:32