Tag Archive | Angela Merkel

When Donald met Vladimir.

The Heavyweights gather for the G20 Hamburg summit.

“Ach mein Gott…mon Dieu.”

Boris Johnson's surprise appointment as Foreign Secretary.

Boris Johnson’s surprise appointment as Foreign Secretary.

Greek play.

Germany is the banker as Greece rolls the dice.

Germany is the banker as Greece rolls the dice.

“Mr President, you have one million messages”

Obama calls European leaders in an attempt to smooth things over after allegations of wide-spread US phone tapping.

Obama calls European leaders in an attempt to smooth things over after allegations of wide-spread US phone tapping.

US bugs German Chancellor Merkel’s cell-phone

"Angela, John Kerry speaking. I hear, [ from listening in on your phone conversations, of course], that you are upset."

“Angela, John Kerry speaking. I hear, [ from listening in on your phone conversations, of course], that you are upset.”

Sins of Emission

German Chancellor Angela Merkel personally blocked plans to improve the efficiency of European cars in order to protect German luxury cars such as Mercedes, BMW, Audi and Daimler

German Chancellor Angela Merkel personally blocked plans to improve the efficiency of European cars in order to protect German luxury cars such as Mercedes, BMW, Audi and Daimler, in spite of the fact that 27 other European nations had agreed.