Tag: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes new Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to the Elysee Palace in Paris ahead of talks on Friday

Italy and Germany Face Off over Immigration

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has shown himself a tougher leader than expected, standing up first to France’s Emmanuel Macron and now Germany’s Angela Merkel over immigration issues.

A handout picture from the office of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shows him greeting the crowd during a ceremony on June 4, 2018

Ayatollah Orders Iran to Prepare for Increased Uranium Enrichment

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday ordered his Atomic Energy Organization to prepare for weapons-grade uranium enrichment, bringing pressure against European powers desperate to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive after the U.S. withdrew last month.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brief the media after bilateral talks at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. A day before German chancellor Angela Merkel and nearly her entire Cabinet arrive in Israel, her foreign minister published an op-ed in an Israeli newspaper Sunday encouraging Israel …

Merkel: Germany Will Act to Push Iran from Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged from their 90-minute meeting in Berlin on Monday still disagreeing about the merits of the Iranian nuclear agreement, but in accord about the need to push Iran out of other countries in the Middle East.

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Germany: Asylum Seekers Should Be Trained as Truck Drivers

A pilot project in Germany is working to make it easier for asylum seekers to become truck drivers – an initiative that comes amid widespread unemployment for migrants who arrived during the migrant crisis.

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Merkel Attacks Trump’s Pullout from Iran Deal, Gets Peace Prize

ASSISI, Italy (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel lamented Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to pull his country out of the Iran nuclear accord was making the situation in the Middle East “even more difficult” and warned Europeans to be skeptical of “easy” solutions promised by populists.

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Merkel: Europe Will Push Back if Hit With Trump’s Trade Tariffs

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The leaders of Germany, France and Britain are ready to push back if the Trump administration does not permanently exempt the European Union from new import taxes on aluminum and steel imports, German Chancellor said Sunday.

A video of a 21-year-old Arab-Israeli dressed up as a Jew being beaten up by a belt-wielding a Palestinian refugee from Syria in Berlin went viral last week, sparking outrage across Germany about the rising levels of anti-Semitic attacks in the country. 

WATCH: Teen Whipped in Berlin for Wearing Kippa Reveals He Is Israeli-Arab

TEL AVIV – A video of a 21-year-old Arab-Israeli dressed up as a Jew being beaten up by a belt-wielding a Palestinian refugee from Syria in Berlin went viral last week, sparking outrage across Germany about the rising levels of anti-Semitic attacks in the country. 

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Merkel Welcomes German Govt Deal Handing Her 4th Term

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday welcomed the Social Democrats’ vote in favor of a new ruling coalition and said “it’s important that as government we start quickly with our work.”

Visitors to the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews look at exhibits from the Warsaw Ghetto of the World War II, in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. Poland and Israel are locked in a bitter dispute over Poland's new legislation that is to regulate Holocaust speech. (AP …

Polish Official Accuses Jews of ‘Passivity’ in Holocaust

An adviser to Poland’s president says he thinks Israel’s negative reaction to a law criminalizing some statements about Poland’s actions during World War II stemmed from a “feeling of shame at the passivity of the Jews during the Holocaust.”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a meeting of the federal executive board of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Berlin, on October 23, 2017 on the eve of further exploratory talks between potential coalition partners. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Merkel Agrees Coalition Government but Hurdle Remains

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel finally reached a deal Wednesday to form a new German coalition government, handing the powerful finance ministry to the country’s main center-left party in an agreement aimed at ending months of political gridlock. The