Angela Dorothea Kasner more suitably known as Angela Merkel was born in 1954, in West Germany. She is labelled as the fortress of liberal power in the western society. She is by far the most powerful women in the world and has been in office since 2005, when she became the first female chancellor of Germany.
31 Mar 2021
Germany halts AstraZeneca vaccine use for under-60s over clot fears
Germany will allow general use of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine only for people aged above 60 years, imposing restrictions on younger people taking the jab after several severe cases of blood clots were reported, the German government said on Tuesday.
29 Oct 2020
Macron, lambasted for criticizing radical Islam, finds support in India
France's President Emmanuel Macron, who is facing the heat from Muslim nations for his views against radical Islam, got support from India on Wednesday, a move that shows the amicable ties between both the nations.
04 Sep 2020
Pounded by coronavirus pandemic, Europe's largest brothel files for bankruptcy
Europe's largest brothel has become the latest victim of COVID-19, the disease which has shattered economies, killed thousands and sickened millions.
31 May 2020
Trump postpones G7 Summit until September; invites India, Russia, others
United States President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he will be postponing the upcoming Group of Seven (G7) Summit. The US holds the presidency of the G7 this year.
29 Mar 2020
German minister commits suicide; was worried about #Coronavirus crisis: Reports
Thomas Schaefer, the Finance Minister of the German state of Hesse, which includes Frankfurt, has been found dead on Saturday.
25 Mar 2020
Trump, Modi, and Conte: How are world leaders tackling coronavirus
The world will be categorized into the pre-coronavirus phase and the one after that.
20 Jan 2020
Here's what you need to know about WEF summit 2020
On Tuesday, the world's top political leaders, academicians, business persons and others, will assemble in Davos, Switzerland for the 50th World Economic Forum.
01 Nov 2019
Angela Merkel arrives in India, meets PM at Rashtrapati Bhavan
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in New Delhi on Thursday night for a two-day visit, and on Friday morning she was received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
25 Jun 2019
G20 summit: Trump, Modi to meet in Japan, discuss issues
President of United States, Donald Trump is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of G20 Summit which will be held in Japan's Osaka on June 28 and 29.
25 May 2019
President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha
Two days after results of Lok Sabha elections were declared, President Ram Nath Kovind signed an order dissolving the 16th Lok Sabha on Saturday.
22 Apr 2019
He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life
A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders while dealing a stunning rebuke to his country's political establishment.
11 Apr 2019
Trick or treat? Brexit delayed until Halloween, October 31
European Union leaders and Britain today agreed to a Brexit extension that will allow the UK to delay its EU departure date until Halloween.
06 Mar 2019
#BJPOfficialWebsite down for second day; not hacked, claims party
The Bharatiya Janata Party's official website remained under "maintenance" for the second day on Wednesday after it was allegedly hacked, according to reports.
16 Jan 2019
German company releases new coin featuring poop. But why?
The world is no stranger to the Germans' love for currywurst.
05 Jan 2019
Hundreds of German politicians, including Angela Merkel, targeted in cyber-attack
A massive cyber attack has rocked Germany, and the personal details of hundreds of politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, have been leaked online.
12 Nov 2018
Nationalism betrays patriotism: Macron lectures Trump in Paris
At the World War I Armistice Day commemoration in Paris on Sunday, just as the world watched global leaders pay their respects to the fallen, France President Emmanuel Macron renounced US President Donald Trump's idea of nationalism.
29 Oct 2018
Angela Merkel to reportedly step down as CDU party chief
After 18 long years at the helm, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reportedly announced that she will step down as the leader of the centre-right Christian Democrat Union (CDU).
24 Oct 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi honored with Seoul Peace Prize
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth.
22 Oct 2018
Turkish President vows to reveal 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh said it didn't know the whereabouts of his body and that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had been unaware of any operation to murder him.
03 Oct 2018
Germany to ease immigration rules to tackle worker shortage
Worker-starved Germany will ease immigration rules to attract foreign job seekers, including giving well-integrated irregular migrants, in employment, a shot at staying, ministers said yesterday.
28 Sep 2018
Narendra Modi supports UN Chief's campaign to combat sexual abuse
PM Narendra Modi is among the world's 48 other leaders who've endorsed a collective statement by UN chief Antonio Guterres reaffirming their continued support to combat sexual exploitation across the UN system.
09 May 2018
UN Chief "deeply concerned" by US decision to exit Iran-nuclear-deal
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he is "deeply concerned" over US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran, calling on all other nations to support the agreement and preserve the deal.
29 Apr 2018
For American embassy inauguration in Jerusalem, Trump may visit Israel
The President of United States, Donald Trump recently said he may visit Jerusalem for the US embassy inauguration on May 14.
21 Apr 2018
PM Modi meets German Chancellor Merkel; discusses bilateral, global issues
Following his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, PM Narendra Modi tweeted it was a "wonderful meeting" where multiple aspects related to bilateral cooperation and global issues were discussed.
07 Apr 2018
Germany: Van drives into pedestrians, killing 3, injuring 20
A delivery van crashed into pedestrians in Germany's Muenster on Saturday, killing three and injuring 20 people.
05 Mar 2018
Italy elections: What does a hung parliament imply?
In Italy's parliamentary elections, voters expressed their disdain for the governing pro-Europe Centre-left Democratic Party. Lagging economy and surging migration made them unpopular, prompting voters to give a divided mandate to hard-right and populist forces.
12 Jan 2018
Gallup International Survey: Modi ranked 3rd; ahead of Trump, Putin
PM Modi adds another feather to his cap. Gallup International's annual survey "Opinion of Global Leaders" has put him at number three among world leaders.
28 Dec 2017
Barack Obama defeats Donald Trump as America's most admired man
Donald Trump might have clinched victory in the US presidential elections, but his predecessor is still the most admired man in America.
08 Dec 2017
Decoding the brand 'Priyanka Chopra'
In 2016, Deepika Padukone dethroned Priyanka as the sexiest woman in Asia but this year Priyanka reclaimed it as she has been voted as "Sexiest Asian Woman."
21 Nov 2017
Germany faces unprecedented political crisis as Merkel's coalition talks fail
Germany is facing an unprecedented political crisis as Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has failed to secure a coalition government in the Bundestag (lower house) following elections in September.
02 Nov 2017
Priyanka Chopra registers name in Forbes list of powerful-women!
Just when you thought Priyanka Chopra's stardom is on a sabbatical, Hollywood's Alex Parrish and Bollywood's Desi Girl surprised her fans yet again by occupying the 97th position in Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women List of 2017
02 Nov 2017
Forbes names Chanda Kochhar the most powerful woman in India
At number 32 on Forbes 2017 list of the world's 100 most powerful women, ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar has been named the most influential woman in India.
25 Sep 2017
German elections 2017 : Angela Merkel wins despite declining popularity
Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged the winner in the 2017 German Federal elections in her fourth successive victory.
05 Sep 2017
Germany doubles funds to fight car pollution
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking alongside VC Sigmar Gabriel announced that the funding to help federal states and towns to combat vehicular pollution will be doubled to reach $1.2 billion.
05 Sep 2017
US urges "strongest possible measures" against North Korea at UN
North Korea's recent Hydrogen-bomb test sent tremors of fear and insecurity rippling through the world.
12 Aug 2017
Trump: N.Korea can expect "big, big trouble" if Guam attacked
President Donald Trump said North Korea could expect "big, big trouble" if it attacks the US Pacific territory of Guam.
11 Aug 2017
Ivanka Trump to attend first Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India
The Global Entrepreneurship Summit which is being co-hosted by India and the US would be held in Hyderabad from November 28-30.
25 Jul 2017
US considering sending arms for Ukraine against Russia
The US is actively considering whether to arm Ukraine with "defensive weapons" in its fight against Russian-backed rebels, according to the new US special representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker.
14 Jul 2017
Report: 73% Indians have confidence in Modi government
As many as 73% of Indians have faith in the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) Government at a Glance 2017 report.
09 Jul 2017
Paris Agreement: 19 countries reiterate commitment after US' withdrawal
Just over a month after the US pulled out of the landmark Paris Agreement, leaders of 19 nations at the Hamburg G20 summit have vowed to take it forward with or without America.