ANGELA Merkel's visit to a revamped Volkswagen AG electric-car plant in Zwickau on Monday is a stark reminder of what's at stake both for the German chancellor and VW boss Herbert Diess.

[BERLIN] Like every Thursday night back then, Angela Merkel was relaxing in an East Berlin sauna on the night of Nov 9, 1989 as the Berlin Wall fell, dreaming of tasting oysters in the West.

[NEW DELHI] German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday there was a need for a fresh attempt to restart talks on finalising a free trade agreement (FTA) between India and the European Union (...

THURSDAY'S German National Day has special significance, given its coincidence with the upcoming 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Yet, this year's event also comes at another key...

[BERLIN] Hong Kong protest leaders on Wednesday appealed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to support their push for democracy when she visits China this week.

[CHEMNITZ, Germany] A giant Karl Marx statue towers in the east German city of Chemnitz but, 30 years after the Berlin Wall fell, another political wind is blowing here as the ex-communist city...

[LEIPZIG, Germany] German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would discuss how to make sure Britain's divorce from the European Union is as smooth as possible when she holds talks later on...

[BERLIN] British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Berlin on Wednesday to kick off a marathon of tense talks with key European and international leaders as the threat of a chaotic no-deal Brexit...

[FRANKFURT] Bavaria, Germany's industrial powerhouse, wants the nation to stop burning coal by 2030, eight years before Chancellor Angela Merkel's deadline.

EUROPEAN Union (EU) leaders will meet again on June 30 to seek agreement on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central bank - after failing to get a deal in talks...