Jun 13, 2016

Angela Merkel raises trade concerns in Beijing

German Chancellor Angela Merkel met China’s Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Monday amid concerns over trade and the ability of German firms and foreign non-governmental organizations to operate in China. Merkel met Li following a formal welcoming ceremony and was scheduled to meet ...

Germany takes opener; England, Russia get ban warnings

Jun 13, 2016

Germany takes opener; England, Russia get ban warnings

Germany began its campaign to add the 2016 European Championship to its 2014 World Cup with a promising 2-0 victory over Ukraine on Sunday, while England and Russia were threatened with expulsion from the tournament. Shkodran Mustafi’s header set Germany on its way to ...

Merkel pushes rule of law, NGO access in China

Jun 13, 2016

Merkel pushes rule of law, NGO access in China

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed the role of an independent judiciary and the need for a level playing field for foreign firms as she begun her ninth trip to China since taking office. Merkel arrived in China on Sunday amid growing pressure from industry ...

Germany beats Hungary in tuneup

Jun 5, 2016

Germany beats Hungary in tuneup

Germany had a comfortable if uninspiring 2-0 win over Hungary in its final warmup for the European Championship on Saturday. An own goal from Adam Lang toward the end of the first half and a poacher’s effort from Thomas Mueller early in the second ...