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German Opposition Party To Announce Leadership Ballot Result

Dec 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Germany's biggest opposition party, the center-right Christian Democratic Union of former Chancellor Angela Merkel, is set to announce on Friday the results of a ballot on who will become its new leader after a painful election defeat.

Germany: Parties Sign Coalition Deal For New Scholz Government

Dec 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The 177-page coalition agreement is titled “Venture More Progress”, a theme that the incoming government's leaders hammered home at a signing ceremony at Berlin's Futurium museum.

30 Years Of Angela Merkel Portraits By Photographer Herlinde Koelbl

The book by Herlinde Koelbl revisits the story of Angela Merkel, the daughter of a Protestant pastor in East Germany who became a physicist before entering the scheming world of politics following the fall of the Berlin Wall.

PM Modi Meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel On Sidelines of G20 Summit

Nov 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Meeting at G20 might be the last one between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she is stepping down after 16 years in office.

With Focus On Iran's Nuclear Program, German Chancellor Angela Merkel To Meet Israeli Leaders

This will be the farewell visit of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has completed 16 years in office characterised by near unwavering support for Israel.

27 September, 2021

Germany Elections: Angela Merkel's Party Loses By Slim Margin

Associated Press (AP)

Social Democrats of Germany win over the centre-right bloc of Chancellor Angela Merkel who had been leading Germany for 16 years.

13 September, 2021

Merkel's Party In Strong Position In North German State Elections

Outlook Web Desk

The Christian Democratic Union has been the strongest party in local council elections in Lower Saxony for about 40 years, although the state government has often been led by the Social Democrats, and is at present.

22 August, 2021

Biden To Discuss Afghanistan Policy With Other G-7 Countries

Outlook Web Desk

The US President Joe Biden will discuss continuing close coordination on Afghanistan and evacuation in the war torn country.

20 August, 2021

Despite Differences, Angela Merkel Travels To Russia To Discuss Afghanistan And Other Issues With Putin

Associated Press (AP)

'Even though we certainly have deep differences today, we speak to each other -- and that should continue to happen,” Merkel said as she sat down for talks with Putin in the Kremlin.

11 August, 2021

Mamata Invited To World Peace Conference Alongside Pope Francis, German Chancellor Merkel

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The conference is scheduled to be held in October this year in Italy’s Rome.

26 July, 2021

Covid Crisis: Germany May Impose Restrictions On Unvaccinated People

Associated Press (AP)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated on Thursday that new coronavirus infections are increasing at an alarming rate in Germany and urged her fellow citizens to get vaccinated and push others to do so as well.

26 June, 2021

Mixing Different Vaccine Shots May Help Fight Mutant Variants of Covid-19: AIIMS Chief

Outlook Web Desk

Dr Randeep Guleria, however, added that further studies needed to be conducted as more information was needed to come to any conclusions in this regard.

25 April, 2021

Covid Crisis: EU, UK And Germany Extend A Helping Hand After India’s Request

Outlook Web Bureau

President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said the EU stands in 'full solidarity' with the people of India.

31 March, 2021

After Canada, Germany Suspends Use Of Astrazeneca Vaccine For Under -60s

Associated Press (AP)

Germany's medical regulator said it had received a total of 31 reports of rare blood clots in recent recipients of the AstraZeneca vaccine by March 29.

20 February, 2021

Watch: German Chancellor Merkel Alarmed As She Forgets To Wear Her Mask

Outlook Web Bureau

While addressing the German parliament in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel rushes back to fetch her mask as she forgets to wear it

06 January, 2021

India Will Do Its Best to Send Out Vaccines To The World: PM Modi To Angela Merkel


The two leaders discussed issues related to the Covid-19 pandemic, bilateral ties and India-EU relations, an official statement noted

31 December, 2020

PM Modi's Net Approval Rating At 55%: Data Firm


The approximate sample size of the survey in India was 2,126 with a margin of error of 2.2 per cent.

08 November, 2020

World Leaders Congratulate Joe Biden On Presidential Win

Associated Press (AP)

Many leaders across the globe have termed the US election results as an opportunity to strengthen global democracy.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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