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  • Merkel warns Russia to live up to Ukraine peace deal

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is warning Russia to live up to the Ukraine peace agreement it backed in Minsk last month or face tougher European Union sanctions. Merkel told reporters on Wednesday that the immediate task at hand was to stop the...
  • Europe, US at odds over size of Russia's intrusion in Ukraine

    BERLIN A diplomatic divide between the United States and Germany over the extent of Russian military involvement in Ukraine and how to respond to it threatens to hinder hopes of providing greater support to the beleaguered nation. The dispute comes as...
  • Merkel declines Putin's invite to WWII victory parade

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has declined an invitation from Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend a military parade in Moscow marking the 70th anniversary of the defeat of the Nazis, officials said Wednesday, citing tensions over Russia's actions...
  • German foreign minister heads to US to talk Ukraine, Iran

    Germany's foreign minister is heading to the U.S. for talks with American officials at a critical phase of the nuclear negotiations with Iran and the Ukraine crisis. Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in a statement Wednesday that he would meet with...
  • As race for UN chief begins, new campaigns demand a woman

    At a private working lunch for the five most powerful members of the United Nations Security Council, the conversation turned to the question of the next U.N. secretary-general. A European ambassador reminded colleagues of a General Assembly resolution...
  • Nobel-winner Oe: Japan should follow Germany, quit nuclear

    Nobel-winning author Kenzaburo Oe said Tuesday that Japan's push to restart some nuclear reactors following the Fukushima disaster could lead to another crisis, and urged Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to follow Germany's example and phase out atomic energy....
  • Dissident reports crackdown in Crimea as Russia tightens its rule

    KIEV, Ukraine Eskender Bariev last saw his wife and two children on Jan. 22, when he left his home in Crimea to attend a business conference in Istanbul. Bariev, a member of the ethnic minority Crimean Tatar Parliament and a human rights worker for the...
  • Monetary unity without political unity is pulling Europe apart

    Monetary unity without political unity is pulling Europe apart
    "If the euro fails, Europe fails.” Thus spake Angela Merkel. Unfortunately, the euro is failing, slowly. Even if Greece “grexits,” the Eurozone seems unlikely to fall apart right away. It is more likely to grind along like a badly...
  • German ambassador: Obama agreed not to send arms to Ukraine

    President Barack Obama agreed last month not to send lethal defensive aid to Ukraine, a top German diplomat said Monday, as lawmakers from both parties continued to press the president to shore up Ukraine's beleaguered military in its fight against...
  • Merkel: Facing WW II atrocity key to German reconciliation

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday on a visit to Japan, where bitter disputes mark the country's attempts to define its wartime actions, that Germany was able to return to a respected place in the international society because of its efforts to...
  • Germany's Merkel to discuss energy cooperation on Japan trip

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she plans to use her upcoming trip to Japan to discuss how Berlin and Tokyo can cooperate to expand the use of renewable energy. Merkel will visit Japan on Monday and Tuesday as part of a series of bilateral...