Chancellor Angela Merkel and her rebellious Bavarian allies searched Monday for a way to resolve a standoff over migration after Germany's interior minister offered to resign, but a compromise looked elusive in the dispute that has rocked her government.
By Raf Casert, Associated Press
The leaders of Germany, France and about a dozen other European Union nations are converging on Brussels for an afternoon of informal talks on differences over migration ahead of a full EU summit that starts next Thursday.
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
Germany's Angela Merkel took aim at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord, calling the move "very regrettable" at a time when the overwhelming majority of countries worldwide are trying to limit global warming.
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump leveled a new warning at Iran, as he weighs whether to withdraw from the nuclear agreement next month. Also, the leaders of China and India began their own two-day summit, seeking to ease…
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
President Donald Trump is welcoming German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House on Friday for a visit. They'll have a scheduled joint news conference at 1:50 p.m. ET. Watch their remarks here.
French President Emmanuel Macron is on what some have called "Operation Save the Iran Deal." On a visit to the U.S., Macron will try to convince President Trump that the deal is working and that it's better to confront Iran…
It would mark her second visit to Trump in Washington and her first since being sworn in for a fourth term last month.
By Malcolm Brabant
A brutal murder of a 15-year-old girl in Southern Germany has placed the country's open-door immigration policy under intense scrutiny. In addition, a new government-sponsored study found that violent crime rose in one state by 10 percent in two years,…
Germany, long the backbone of European stability, descended into political crisis on Monday as after talks to form a coalition government failed and Chancellor Angela Merkel called for new elections. John Yang talks to Ian Bremmer, president of the Eurasia…
By Michael D. Regan
Angela Merkel's conservative coalition, made up of the Christian Democratic Union party and the Christian Social Union, combined to take an estimated 33 percent of the vote.
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