Topic: North Rhine-Westphalia
A quick trip to Germany is not unusual for a new French president. But François Hollande will bring a radically changed agenda when he meets Chancellor Merkel today.
Guido Westerwelle announced he is resigning as deputy chancellor to Angela Merkel after their parties received stunning losses to Greens in last month's state elections.
04/04/2011 11:49 am
Autobahn was 'car-less' for hours on Sunday as more than 3 million people celebrated a cultural event on the famous highway.
07/18/2010 03:08 pm
The divides in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition over issues such as austerity budgets and nuclear energy were exposed in a drawn-out election for the largely ceremonial office of president.
07/01/2010 12:34 pm
The euro fell to a four-year low on Wednesday amid continued investor worries about Europe's sovereign debt woes. German Chancellor Angela Merkel banned naked short-selling, seeking to combine new regulation with an already announced $1 trillion euro rescue package, to shore up the currency.
05/19/2010 12:33 pm
As NATO gets a strategic overhaul, Western allies must rebuild an international order that protects and promotes prosperity and security in the 21st century.
05/17/2010 01:16 pm
The German parliament approved the country's $28 billion contribution to the Greek bailout package on Friday. Chancellor Angela Merkel shifted from initial opposition to paying Greece's debts to concern over economic fallout in the rest of Europe.
05/07/2010 02:46 pm
The Greece debt crisis, which is still subject to German parliamentary approval and may be challenged in court, is putting unsustainable stress on the European Central Bank, some analysts say.
04/30/2010 09:23 am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel received wide praise at home ahead of May elections for negotiating a bailout package for Greece that limits the costs to Germany.
03/26/2010 03:42 pm
Public schools in Germany must offer religion classes, and pilot courses in Islam are now being offered in addition to established programs in Judaism, Catholicism, and Protestantism.
01/20/2010 12:20 pm