German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her conservatives were willing to make painful concessions to seal a coalition deal with the Centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) to pull Germany out of political deadlock.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives are optimistic that they would finish coalition talks with the Social Democrats (SPD) on Sunday as the two sides continue to bridge differences on key issues.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives agreed with their would-be Social Democrat (SPD) partners on Wednesday to cap pension contributions, a sign of steady progress in coalition talks which both sides aim to conclude within a week.
The Kremlin shrugged off a Syrian opposition decision to boycott a peace conference it is organizing in Russia, saying on Monday the event would go ahead regardless and make a meaningful contribution to finding a political solution.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the leaders of two smaller parties met Friday for the start of formal negotiations on forming a new governing coalition, some four months after voters went to the polls.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday slammed the United States for failing to live up to its obligations under the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Washington has been pursuing a “destructive policy”.
Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced optimism as she opened talks Sunday with Germany's second biggest party on renewing their alliance, in a new attempt at shaking Europe's biggest economy out of paralysis after September's inconclusive elections.
North and South Korea on Wednesday reopened a cross-border hotline which had been shut down since 2016, forging ahead with peace overtures despite taunts from US President Donald Trump who said he has a "much bigger" nuclear button than Kim Jong-un.