Angela Merkel

Forbes Publish List Of Most Powerful People In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.11.2015 | UK

Vladimir Putin has been named by Forbes as the most powerful person in the world -- for the third year running. The former KGB operative beat American...

How Many Straws Does It Take to Break a Camel's Back

Dr Harry Hagopian | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK
Dr Harry Hagopian

Let me be clear: I am not an Armenian who seethes at the very mention of Turkey, who refuses to talk to Turks and eat in their restaurants, or worse h...

Germany Reminds World: We Were Responsible For The Holocaust

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK

Angela Merkel has been forced to clarify that Germany was responsible for the Holocaust, after the Israeli Prime Minister claimed a Palestinian leade...

Syrian Refugee Crisis in Europe Is Testing Its Humanitarian Nerve

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK
Muhammad Abdul Bari

The shocking image of the lifeless body of a young Syrian boy found lying face down on a beach near the Turkish resort town of Bodrum has left the wor...

Farage Calls France A 'Pipsqueak'... In Front Of The French President

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage called France ”pipsqueak” on Wednesday during an address to the European parliament attended by French President Francois Hollande. T...

Refugee Crisis Divides EU Leaders, Rights Groups Question Their Understanding Of Problem

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK

Emergency refugee talks in Brussels on Wednesday saw heads of states locked in talks for more than five hours. Following warnings from European Cou...

Merkel's Welcome of Migrants Is a Colossal, Historic Mistake for the European Union

Steven Woolfe | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Politics
Steven Woolfe

The Chancellor's overall strategy of berating member states on how they cope with the great migration was flawed to begin with and ironically her open-ended refugee pledge has made matters worse for those same states. So what does the world do now?

Opportunities Amidst the Migration Crisis

Gibril Faal | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK
Gibril Faal

In August 2015, there were about two million Syrian refugees in Turkey and they make up about 25% of the population of Lebanon. Even with the highest ...

Time for the EU to Embrace Change

Julia Pamilih | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Julia Pamilih

It is time for the EU to be brave. Greek tensions may be simmering under the surface for now, but the EU should pursue a policy of debt relief and take decisive action before the Greeks once again teeter too close to a Grexit. It's in everybody's best interests for the EU to be strong, and further prolonging Greek suffering is not conducive to a happy union.

These Pictures Of Refugees Arriving In Munich Say It All

The Huffington Post UK | Jacqueline Housden | Posted 05.09.2015 | UK

A man wipes a tear from his eye as he arrives at Munich's main train station on Saturday, while a family of four can't wipe the smiles off their faces...

Eurostar Chaos Amid Reports Of Migrants On Top Of Trains

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK

Eurostar and train services in Hungary are facing fresh chaos after having been hit by the growing migrant crisis gripping Europe. Swathes of touri...

Seven Angela Merkel Immigration Quotes That You'd Never Hear In Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK

Despite arson attacks by far-right protesters on its refugee shelters, Germany is regarded by some as an example of how to treat people coming from di...

Why Syrians Are Writing Love Letters To Angela Merkel

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

Just last month Angela Merkel made a young asylum seeker cry live on television but she is now being sent love letters by Syrian people. The German...

Angela Merkel Has Some Strong Words For Anti-Immigrant Hecklers

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has strongly condemned a group of violent anti-refugee protesters who injured dozens of police officers in clashes out...

'Angela Merkel' Kisses Woman In Advert For New Magazine

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK

A video appearing to show Angela Merkel kissing a woman has stunned audiences - but all is not what it seems. The clip, which is actually an advert...

The Greek Deal Is Not a Coup, It Is a Logical Consequence of Intergovernmentalism

Ragnar Weilandt | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Politics
Ragnar Weilandt

Already before Eurozone leaders reached a final agreement on the third bailout package for Greece, the hashtag #ThisIsACoup had started to make its ro...

Merkel Makes Teen Aslyum Seeker Cry On TV After Telling Her To Leave Germany

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK

It was the moment Angela Merkel was confronted by the harsh reality of her decisions. The German Chancellor became emotional after she was blindsi...

Angel Merkel Says Gay Couples Should Not Be Allowed To Marry

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

Angela Merkel revealed on Tuesday that while she thinks same-sex couples should be entitled to marital benefits, they should not themselves be allowed...

What Is The Eurozone And Is It A Bad Idea?

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK

The Euro debt crisis came to a head when Greece defaulted its loan payments after months of insecurity. The nation was financially sanctioned and many...

Dark Days for Democracy in Greece

Caroline Lucas | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Politics
Caroline Lucas

Against the will of the Greek people, and in spite of the plain economic facts, EU ministers and the IMF are inflicting ever more pain on a country that's already been utterly devastated by austerity. The latest announcements from Eurozone chiefs make for grim reading.

The Waugh Zone July 13, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Monday July 13, 2015... 1) BLANKETY BLANK It got slightly lost amid the noise and fury las...

Greece Savaged By Eurozone Demands For Even More Austerity

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.07.2015 | UK

Eurozone leaders battled over their response to Greek proposals on Sunday as the single currency countries struggled to find a united strategy to stav...

Pope Francis: The Nearest We Have to a World Statesman?

Alistair Burnett | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK
Alistair Burnett

If Pope Francis continues to sound relevant to Catholic and non-Catholic alike, and is able to see off the still powerful conservative forces in the Church before he steps down or dies - a big if as he is 78 after all - then he could act as a catalyst for social change and help the World find a way to deal with the challenges it faces from global warming to growing inequality.

Feta Of Leaving? Greece Refuses to Pay TV Licenses

James Dann | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Comedy
James Dann

Greece Lightning, Athens 4th most prolific weather station, announced earlier today that Europe will be invading mainland Greece plus one unnamed 'pa...

Tsipras Has Five Days To Save The Greek Economy

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK

Eurozone leaders were left baffled on Tuesday when Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrived for talks in Brussels without a detailed plan for an ag...