Topic: Angela Merkel
In the wake of a string of parcel bombs in Greece and the Yemeni plot to send explosives to the US via air freight, Germany wants EU ministers to review air-cargo security measures.
11/03/2010 05:42 pm
Americans weren't the only ones watching the midterm election returns Tuesday night as Republicans took back the US House of Representatives and Democrats clung to a slight majority in the Senate. We take a look at a few examples of media coverage (and in some cases, a lack of media coverage) beyond the US.
11/03/2010 05:40 pm
Security experts say that parcel bombings sent to embassies across Athens on Monday and Tuesday have all the hallmarks of anarchist groups looking to make a 'symbolic gesture.'
11/02/2010 06:55 pm
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, together with France's government, pushed through a tough amendment to EU finance rules today.
10/29/2010 02:45 pm
At a two-day meeting in Brussels that opened today, Germany is set to make a high-stakes bit to amend the EU's Lisbon Treaty in order to make financial checks permanent.
10/28/2010 12:36 pm
A shopkeeper in Sanaa, Yemen, makes some of his money selling posters of Western leaders in traditional Arab garb and regional landscapes.
10/27/2010 05:05 pm
German leader Angela Merkel bluntly says the 40-year experiment to integrate Turks and Germans has failed. But she's not abandoning the idea of assimilating immigrants in Germany. And neither should other countries, including the United States.
10/18/2010 04:59 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's comments come just days after a study by a German think tank found that more than 30 percent of people believed Germany was 'overrun by foreigners.'
10/17/2010 02:49 pm
A new survey signals that Germany, where the term 'Führer,' or leader, is explicitly linked to Adolf Hitler, is not immune from the far-right sentiments that are spreading across Europe.
10/15/2010 05:10 pm
India, South Africa, and three other counties were elected Tuesday to the five open nonpermanent seats on the US Security Council. In the past, India and South Africa have been loath to punish Iran.
10/12/2010 05:07 pm