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Angela Merkel Says Europeans Can No Longer Depend On Others

After the meetings of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the G7 group of wealthy nations, Merkel told a packed beer tent in Munich that the days when Europe could completely rely on others were "over to a certain extent". With four months to go before elections, Angela Merkel's position also looks stronger than ever domestically. Of course, that can only be done in a spirit of friendship with the United States and Britain, she said.



Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails end 40-day hunger strike

The agreement came after a marathon of negotiations between all parties. Greenblatt is in Israel and the Palestinian territories to follow up on Trump's visit earlier in the week and to build on his plans for a new Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative, according to Israeli media.



PM Modi meets German President at Castle Bellevue

Trump's volley comes amid rising tensions with Germany , highlighted by Chancellor Angela Merkel's remarks Sunday suggesting doubts about the strength of its alliances. The meetings with the Europeans last week were largely seen as contentious, with Trump criticizing allies for failing to contribute enough financial resources to defense efforts and Europeans showing concern about his commitment to the Paris climate accords.



Italy backs Merkel call for stronger Europe in age of Trump

Donald Trump has slammed Berlin over its contribution to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and criticized the trade deficit between the two countries, after the German foreign minister claimed the U.S. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and India's Minister of State for External Affairs Mobashar Jawad Akbar sign documents next to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a ceremony during the 4th round of German-Indian government consultation at the ...


Why Trump is attacking Germany over trade

Why Trump is attacking Germany over trade

The Prime Minister arrived here on Monday on the first leg of his six-day, four-nation European tour. "Transatlantic ties are of paramount importance to us... "Well, respectfully, that's not what she said", said Spicer, before reading Merkel's comments. "Landed in Spain, marking the start of a very important visit aimed at improving economic and cultural relations with Spain", Modi tweeted in English and Spanish after landing here.


Trump tweets criticism of Germany after Merkel questioned US reliability

Trump tweets criticism of Germany after Merkel questioned US reliability

Modi's remarks assume significance as they come in the wake of a spate of terror attacks that have struck European countries like Germany , France , the United Kingdom and Sweden recently. Describing Germany as among India's "most important partners" globally, which is the 7th largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India, the Prime Minister cited the examples of German majors in India.