Merkel, Putin discuss U.S. withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal
China looks to Merkel visit to boost 'mutual trust' amid global trade concerns
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will pay an official visit to China from May 24-25, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson announced
U.S. driven by self-interest in wanting to block Russia pipeline - German minister
We'll help SMEs where we can on Iran trade, Merkel says but on idea of compensating European companies for US sanctions, "I think we ought not to give rise to any illusions here."
Germany's Trade Minister @peteraltmaier warns it is "decision time" whether global trade falls back into "1920ies style" protectionism that led to global depression. Pledge for multilateral trade, not US Trump style America first protectionism
EU leaders ready to offer Trump greater market access to avert trade war
Putin friend Arkady Rotenberg used shell companies to evade EU sanctions and buy real estate in Germany worth 1 billion euros.
The nerve agent "novichok" that was allegedly used in Britain to poison the ex-agent Skripal was known to the German intelligence agency BND. According to a German media report, Germany obtained a sample in the 1990s from a Russian scientist
Top EU court confirms bee-killing pesticide curbs: statement
EU countries agree Iran deal 'not perfect': Merkel
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Iran nuclear accord not ideal, but best to stick with it: Merkel
German Chancellor Angela Merkel tells lawmakers the transatlantic relationship between Europe and US should endure differences in opinion despite US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal
Angela Merkel and German lawmakers discuss Germany's budget and the US withdrawal from the Iran deal
In a phone call with Israel's Netanyahu after deadly Gaza protests, Merkel says Germany "understands Israel's security concerns. The right to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly shouldn't be abused to provoke unrest. Violence shouldn't be a means to enforce political goals."
Merkel says European ties with U.S. set back over Iran
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German Economic Affairs and Energy Minister @peteraltmaier is in Moscow today to negotiate the implementation terms of Nord Stream 2.
Germany's economy grows at weakest pace in more than a year, expanding 0.3% in first quarter
"Cyber threats are real and evolving," European Commissioner for Security Union @JKingEU said at today's symposium about threats to Germany. He said one of his commission's teams has found 3,000+ cases of organized pro-Kremlin disinformation
Merkel's admits "we are under pressure". Maps out policy response to Trump: "must stay on course" says "multilateralism is best way to solve international conflicts"
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Merkel defends NATO 2% target, says failure to meet it "raises question of Germany's credibility". In face of defence challenges rejects criticism of "militarization" of Germany. New budget: 1,3% on defence
Merkel says she discussed with US president trump that German military will remain in Afghanistan
EU's Russia sanctions 'remain in places' as long as reason for sanctions remains Germany's government spokesman @RegSprecher says. Merkel meets Putin on Friday, will talk Ukraine, Iran, Syria
Director general of MI5 Andrew Parker says Brexit must not lead to the weakening of intelligence co-operation in Europe
MI5 director Parker also reveals that European intelligence officers come on attachment to go through the MI5 training courses
MI5 director Parker reveals that MI5 have worked with European intel agencies to foil attacks and save lives in Europe
MI5 director Parker says there have been 25 foiled terrorist attacks in the UK since 2013
Director general of MI5 Andrew Parker says 12 terror plots have been thwarted by the agency since the Westminster attack in March last year
MI5 director general Andrew Parker says the Russian government is the "chief protagonist trying to undermine European democracies with malign activities" and their acts are risking making the country a more "isolated pariah"