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Pope Francis meets with German Chancellor Merkel on Saturday, during which he expressed his sorrow for the death of ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl

Pope Francis meets with German Chancellor Merkel on Saturday, during which he expressed his sorrow for the death of ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl

Pope Francis sends condolences upon death of Helmut Kohl

17/06/2017 13:46

Pope Francis sent his heartfelt condolences in a telegramme on Saturday to German Chancellor Angela Merkel upon the death of her predecessor, former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, expressing his sorrow for the loss of the “Chancellor of Unity”

 

Pope Francis laughs with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband, Joachim Sauer, during a private audience

Pope Francis laughs with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband, Joachim Sauer, during a private audience

Pope Francis meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

17/06/2017 13:16

Pope Francis met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband on Saturday in a private audience, in which they spoke about “the responsibility of the international community in combating poverty and hunger, the global threat of terrorism, and climate change”

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI celebrates his 90th birthday with a Bavarian delegation for his 90th birthday at the Vatican's Mater Ecclesiae Monastery

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI celebrates his 90th birthday with a Bavarian delegation for his 90th birthday at the Vatican's Mater Ecclesiae Monastery

Benedict XVI thanks God for native Bavaria on 90th birthday

18/04/2017 16:21

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI celebrated his 90th birthday with German friends, family, and traditional Bavarian music and beer on Monday. In brief remarks to those present, he thanked God for “the 90 years that the good God has given me”.

 

The city of Frankfurt where Kurdish Turks marched again President Erdogan

The city of Frankfurt where Kurdish Turks marched again President Erdogan

Germany Cast Doubt Over Turkey EU Chances Amid Standoff

20/03/2017 09:39

Germany's government has cast doubt on Turkey's chances of joining the European Union, amid growing tensions with Ankara over human rights and Turkey's claim that it's being treated unfairly by countries in western Europe. 

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey condemns Germany over cancelling political rallies

05/03/2017 15:20

Turkish leaders have condemned Germany for cancelling political rallies of Turkish residents due to be addressed by Ankara's ministers and said Berlin gave "shelter" to people committing crimes against Turkey.

BND monitoring base near Munich

BND monitoring base near Munich

Media condemn Germany for spying on journalists

25/02/2017 19:09

Press rights watchdogs and international media including the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) network have condemned revelations that Germany's foreign intelligence service has been spying on foreign journalists.

Ukraine foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin, French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, and German foreign minister

Ukraine foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin (L), French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (C-L), Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov (C-R), and German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel (R) pose for a group photo at Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany

Ukraine's new ceasefire overshadowed by concerns

20/02/2017 10:50

A ceasefire was due to come into effect Monday in eastern Ukraine following a deal in Munich over the weekend to halt fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists and withdraw heavy weapons from the front line