Angela Merkel

Protesters Take To Cologne's Streets As Merkel Pledges New Laws

CP | David Rising And Dorothee Thiesing, The Associated Press | Posted 01.09.2016 | Canada

Women's rights activists, far-right demonstrators and leftwing counter-protesters took to the streets of Cologne.

Germany's Massive Migrant Influx Presents New Challenges For Schools

CP | Kirsten Grieshaber, The Associated Press | Posted 10.14.2015 | Canada

Berlin's schools saw non-German speaking children jump by 70 per cent.

At This Church, Muslim Refugees Converting To Christianity In Droves

CP | Kirsten Grieshaber, The Associated Press | Posted 09.04.2015 | Canada

Germany is witnessing an unprecedented surge of asylum-seekers this year, with the number of migrants expected to reach 800,000 this year.

Deal Reached On Greece Bailout

CP | John-Thor Dahlburg And Pan Pylas, The Associated Press | Posted 07.13.2015 | Canada

BRUSSELS - After grueling, often angry negotiations that tested the limits of European unity, Greece struck a preliminary rescue deal with its credito...

Greece Presses To Reopen Bailout Talks Before Banks Collapse

CP | Derek Gatopoulos And Elena Becatoros, The Associated Press | Posted 07.06.2015 | Canada Business

Live updates at bottom ATHENS, Greece - Greece and its membership in Europe's joint currency faced an uncertain future Monday, with time pressing f...

Designer Rick Owens 'Furious' With Protesting Model

The Huffington Post Canada | Julianna McDermott | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada Style

Rick Owens says he punched a model who turned his runway show into a political protest.

Germany Calls On G7 To Back $100-Billion Climate Fund

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.06.2015 | Canada Business

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for the Group of Seven industrial powers to throw their weight behind a long-standing pledge to se...

European Leaders In Emergency Meetings As Greece Faces Bankruptcy

CP | Elena Becatoros, The Associated Press | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada Business

BERLIN - Greece's international creditors held an emergency meeting in Berlin to discuss how to push ahead bailout discussions with Athens so the cash...

Maude Barlow in Conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Sujata Dey | Posted 06.21.2015 | Canada Business
Sujata Dey

Berlin -- Yesterday, Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians, challenged the Canada-European Union Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) and other trade deals in a panel discussion with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. During the panel, Chancellor Merkel presented her G7 presidency priorities.


CP | Yuras Karmanau And Vladimir Isachenkov, The Associated Press | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada Politics

MINSK, Belarus - Guns will fall silent, heavy weapons will pull back from the front, and Ukraine will trade a broad autonomy for the east for control ...

Merkel Thanks Harper For Ukraine Support

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday night she is leaving North America having won support from the United States and Canada for her e...

Merkel To Meet With Harper To Discuss Ukraine Crisis

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Canadian Press has learned that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has asked Prime Minister Stephen Harper for a short meeting in Ottawa on ...

She's Coming For A Visit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Ottawa next Monday.The Prime Minister's Office says the she wil...

Harper: Putin Wants To Be A Rival

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2014 | Canada Politics

BERLIN - Chances are slim that Russian President Vladimir Putin will ever be allowed back in the G8, Stephen Harper said Thursday following a meeting ...

The World's Most Modest Superpower

Diane Francis | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada Politics
Diane Francis

Polls in Germany today show Dr. Angela Merkel will win the next election, a stunning result despite her steady hand in support of bailing out the deadbeat neighbours in Europe. She is a political phenomenon and the most powerful female in the world. She is a brilliant, but modest PhD in Quantum Chemistry, who, appropriately, leads the world's most modest superpower.

Spy Program Undaunted At Home And Abroad

CP | Lara Jakes, The Associated Press | Posted 08.11.2013 | Canada

WASHINGTON - Dogged by fear and confusion about sweeping spy programs, intelligence officials sought to convince House lawmakers in an unusual briefin...

Barack Obama Twins Drag Race Ahmadinejad, Putin In Crazy Musical Clamation Clip (VIDEO)

Huffington Post Music Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.18.2013 | Canada Music

President Barack Obama and his twin enjoy rock 'n' roll drag racing. At least they appear to in a new claymation video for singer Neil Nathan's new so...

Protests Greet Merkel In Greece

CP | Derek Gatopoulos,Nicholas Paphitis, The Associated Press | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Business

ATHENS, Greece - German Chancellor Angela Merkel got a hostile reception from many ordinary Greeks Tuesday when she flew into Athens on her first visi...

Merkel Braves Protesters In Greece

CP | Derek Gatopoulos,Nicholas Paphitis, The Associated Press | Posted 12.08.2012 | Canada Business

ATHENS, Greece - German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes her first visit to Greece since the eurozone crisis began here three years ago. Her five-hour s...

Eurozone Gets New Bailout Fund

CBC | Posted 12.08.2012 | Canada Business

A new permanent bailout fund for the eurozone will come in to force later Monday at a meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Luxembourg. ...

Has Romney Painted Himself into a Far Right Corner?

Hugh Segal | Posted 10.28.2012 | Canada Politics
Hugh Segal

A key challenge facing Republicans is that of moderation -- can they regain its luster and substance to capitalize on Americans' economic frustration? President Obama is ahead nationally and in swing states largely because Republican excess on the far right has put him there. If Republicans are determined to let abortion, apparent anti-immigrant bias and fuzziness on medicare define their conservatism they will be choosing the choppy seas of undulating radicalism as a base from which to win the bridge on the ship of state.

Tit-For-Tat? No Way

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Angela Merkel gave Stephen Harper what he wanted — strong public support for a Canada-European Union trade deal — but not before she gent...

What Friends Are For?

CBC | Posted 10.16.2012 | Canada Business

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit with Prime Minister Stephen Harper has reignited the issue of Canada's refusal to contribute money to a bailou...

'Elephant In The Room' For Harper-Merkel Talks

CBC | Posted 10.15.2012 | Canada Politics

As political dates go, apparently this one was a long time coming. Officials have been trying to arrange bilateral talks between German C...

Merkel To Take Different Stance Than Harper On EU Trade Deal

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Expect German Chancellor Angela Merkel to steer clear of enthusiastic endorsements of Canada's free trade pact with the European Union when s...