- Germany's Merkel calls Putin to discuss Ukraine Updated: Apr-15-14 3:52 pm
- Merkel, in Athens, praises Greek reform progress Updated: Apr-11-14 1:55 pm
- Obama calls Merkel to 'check in' on Ukraine crisis Updated: Apr-10-14 9:10 pm
- German ex-minister gives up fight for doctorate Updated: Apr-10-14 12:14 pm
- Suu Kyi, Germany's Merkel discuss Myanmar's future Updated: Apr-10-14 9:29 am
- Head of German NSA inquiry quits over Snowden row Updated: Apr-09-14 6:43 am
- Germany salvages companies' power discounts Updated: Apr-08-14 2:07 pm
- French Greens bickering, divided as EU vote looms Updated: Apr-06-14 12:29 pm
- AP photographer killed, reporter wounded Updated: Apr-04-14 7:02 pm
- UN chief urges action on Central African Republic Updated: Apr-02-14 12:49 pm
- China's Xi presides over business deals in Germany Updated: Mar-28-14 2:28 pm
- Ukraine spotlights Germany's nuclear power switch Updated: Mar-27-14 1:33 pm
- Canada: No Russian return to G-8 without change Updated: Mar-27-14 9:47 am
- Crimea crisis puts US spying in new spotlight Updated: Mar-25-14 3:21 am
- Obama's Europe ties get new test in Russia dispute Updated: Mar-22-14 11:24 am
- US, Europe sanctions target Putin's inner circle Updated: Mar-20-14 8:33 pm
- Ex-German education minister loses plagiarism case Updated: Mar-20-14 1:00 pm
- Merkel: Russia faces more sanctions, G8 suspended Updated: Mar-20-14 5:01 am
- How similar - or not - are Crimea and Kosovo? Updated: Mar-19-14 1:55 pm
- Germany to participate in EU Somalia mission Updated: Mar-19-14 12:02 pm
ATHENS, Greece - 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.
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE - The White House says President Barack Obama has discussed the situation in Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
BERLIN - Germany's former education minister says she's ending a legal fight to regain her doctorate, which was revoked over plagiarism allegations.
BERLIN - Germany said Tuesday that it will reduce the number of companies allowed to receive discounts on their electricity bills as part of an effort to satisfy European Union concerns.
PARIS - France's Greens could well be upbeat: They tallied record results in recent municipal elections. They got an unprecedented offer for the No. 2 post in a Socialist-led Cabinet. They champion environmental issues that many French have been contemplating ever since Paris skies were recently coated in heavy smog.
KABUL, Afghanistan - An Afghan police commander opened fire Friday on two Associated Press journalists, killing Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran correspondent Kathy Gannon - the first known case of a security insider attacking journalists in Afghanistan.
BRUSSELS - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged European and African nations on Wednesday to step up their efforts to end the desperate plight of the people of Central African Republic.
BERLIN - Chinese President Xi Jinping presided over the signing of a string of deals with automakers and others as he started a visit to Germany on Friday, while Chancellor Angela Merkel prodded him on the importance of free speech.
BERLIN - The crisis in Ukraine has added an extra dose of uncertainty to German Chancellor Angela Merkel's biggest domestic project: shifting the country from nuclear to renewable energy sources.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama talks often by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel - at least five times over the past month. But he can no longer be as certain as he once was that he knows what she's thinking, really thinking, at a time like this.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's complex relationship with Europe faces new challenges during a weeklong trip as he tries to persuade allied leaders to hold firm in efforts to punish Russia for its incursion into Ukraine.
WASHINGTON - Raising the stakes in an East-West showdown over Ukraine, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered economic sanctions against nearly two dozen members of Vladimir Putin's inner circle and a major Russian bank that provides them support. He warned that more sweeping penalties against Russia's robust energy sector could follow.
BERLIN - A former education minister in Germany who resigned over plagiarism allegations has lost a legal bid to have her doctorate restored.
BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the European Union will impose more sanctions on Russia following its decision to annex Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula and will suspend all G-8 meetings until the political situation changes.
BELGRADE, Serbia - Vladimir Putin's key argument justifying Crimea's secession from Ukraine and annexation by Russia is the West's acceptance of Kosovo's declaration of statehood in 2008.
BERLIN - Germany will contribute soldiers to a European Union-led military training mission in Somalia - overcoming its previous reluctance to send troops to the East African country.