More Angela Merkel Articles

  • Germany's Merkel calls Putin to discuss Ukraine

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called Russia's President Vladimir Putin to discuss the situation in Ukraine. Merkel's office said she and Putin had "different assessments of events" in Ukraine during their telephone conversation late Tuesday. It said the conversation...

  • Merkel, in Athens, praises Greek reform progress

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece won praise Friday from German Chancellor Angela Merkel — the lead advocate of eurozone austerity — for its painful economic turnaround and successful return to markets. But Merkel added a polite reminder that the bailed-out country still wasn't out of the...

  • Obama calls Angela Merkel to 'check in' on Ukraine crisis

    ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama has discussed the situation in Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Obama spoke to Merkel from aboard Air Force One on Thursday as he returned to Washington from Texas. White House spokesman Jay Carney...

  • Obama speaks to Angela Merkel about Crimean crisis

    President Obama on Tuesday spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about their response to Russia's annexation of Crimea. White House press secretary Jay Carney said they discussed “the collaboration that the two leaders have engaged in with our shared allies and others to ensure that the...

  • Germany's Angela Merkel stuck in the middle of U.S.-Russia dispute

    World leaders have threatened Russia with significant diplomatic and economic costs unless it ends its military intervention in Ukraine, but the European politician with the most clout has been far more subdued. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who presides over Europe's economic engine, said...



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