GERMANY'S divided Social Democrats were holding a crunch vote on Sunday on whether to pursue a coalition deal with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, or plunge Europe's top...

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel took a conciliatory tone toward the Social Democrats as she invited them to begin talks on securing a stable government capable of tackling the challenges facing...

[BERLIN] Two weeks after winning elections with a reduced majority, German Chancellor Angela Merkel took a first step Sunday toward forming a government by trying to unite her conservative camp which...

INSIDE VIEW

Not a great contest this week.

[BERLIN] Germany's Angela Merkel turns to the task of sounding out partners to build a coalition government after securing a fourth term as chancellor in Sunday's election although she was...

GERMANY'S economy weakened at the start of the third quarter after a strong performance in the first half of the year, but indicators suggest its solid growth will continue, the finance ministry...

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was optimistic that a dispute over how to distribute asylum seekers in the EU would soon be resolved after a court ruled on Wednesday that member states must...

[BERLIN] More than 1,000 criminal complaints for high treason have been filed against German Chancellor Angela Merkel since the height of the refugee crisis in 2015, local media reported Wednesday.

[BERLIN] German Chancellor Angela Merkel's main election opponent stepped up his attacks on her record, portraying her as slow to tackle the country's diesel-car crisis, soft on Turkish...

[BERLIN] German Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief challenger in a September election, Martin Schulz, on Sunday launched a stinging attack on the country's dieselgate-tainted car industry as...