EDITORIAL

UNTIL September, German Chancellor Angela Merkel's political star shone bright. She had been voted Forbes' most powerful woman in the world for six successive years. She was also Europe...

THE far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party sees Chancellor Angela Merkel's struggle to form a new government as proof of its growing power to upend the country's political order, a...

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel previewed the agenda of her next government, saying any coalition partner would have to support a balanced budget and broadly pro-business policies.

[BERLIN] Germany's opposition leader agreed to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel next week to discuss forming her next government, edging her closer to ending weeks of political deadlock in Europe...

ANGELA Merkel said on Monday that she prefers fresh elections in 2018 than the option of running a minority government. This follows the dramatic collapse of coalition talks which poses the most...

CURRENCIES

THE euro recovered from a two-month low against the yen touched in Asian trade on Monday, with investors brushing off broader political risks arising from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's...

THE sudden collapse of talks to form a coalition government left German politics in turmoil on Monday, with Angela Merkel reckoning with one of the worst crises of her 12-year chancellorship.

[BERLIN] High-stakes talks to form a new German government collapsed Sunday as the pro-business FDP party walked out, plunging Europe's biggest economy into a political crisis and potentially...

[BERLIN] Chancellor Angela Merkel was struggling on Sunday to prevent a collapse in high stakes coalition talks, which could force new elections and destabilise Germany and Europe.

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel, weakened by poor election results, will seek to forge an unlikely governing coalition from a motley crew of parties that span the political spectrum.