Angela Merkel http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19004/all en Do Germans need a gender quota? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/germany/110216/do-germans-need-gender-quota <p> The CEO of Deutsche Bank believes there should be more women in German business. The reason he gave? Women would make boardrooms &ldquo;more colorful and beautiful.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/germany/110216/do-germans-need-gender-quota" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel gender equality German Economy World Leaders Business Europe Germany Thu, 17 Feb 2011 13:26:00 +0000 David Wroe 5624548 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan's nuclear disaster deals a blow to Europe's atomic energy industry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/110315/japan-nuclear-germany-atomic-power <p> The possible meltdowns at Japanese nuclear power plants have triggered an almost seismic reaction in Germany.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/110315/japan-nuclear-germany-atomic-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Europe European Union Japan Tsunami Natural Disasters Nuclear Green France Energy Europe Germany Global Economy Japan United Kingdom Tue, 15 Mar 2011 17:03:06 +0000 Hannah Cleaver 5630864 at http://www.globalpost.com Libyan attack: Who's in charge? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/diplomacy/110323/libya-attack-coalition-nato <p> France wants the EU in control, while Britain prefers NATO.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/diplomacy/110323/libya-attack-coalition-nato" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Angela Merkel European Union Libya NATO Nicolas Sarkozy Obama Diplomacy France Military War Europe Germany Politics United Kingdom Wed, 23 Mar 2011 15:40:02 +0000 Paul Ames 5632709 at http://www.globalpost.com German Chancellor Angela Merkel suffers blow in state elections http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/110329/angela-merkel-christian-democratic-union <p> BERLIN &mdash; Explaining away her party&rsquo;s demoralizing drubbing in a key state election, Merkel has invoked the political equivalent of chaos theory.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/110329/angela-merkel-christian-democratic-union" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel World Leaders Germany Tue, 29 Mar 2011 15:35:00 +0000 David Wroe 5633978 at http://www.globalpost.com Ireland sours on the European Union http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/110404/ireland-debt-crisis-european-union-bailout <p> DUBLIN &mdash; Is Dublin closer to Boston than Berlin these days?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/110404/ireland-debt-crisis-european-union-bailout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Enda Kenny euro zone crisis Global Economic Crisis Nicolas Sarkozy Business Debt Crisis Diplomacy Europe Ireland Mon, 04 Apr 2011 21:06:37 +0000 Conor O&#039;Clery 5635325 at http://www.globalpost.com The United States falls behind Germany in renewable energy investment http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/110416/germany-china-us-renewable-energy-investment <p> BERLIN and BEIJING &mdash; Germany and China have sent clear signals that they support renewable energy investment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/110416/germany-china-us-renewable-energy-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Nuclear Business Green Asia-Pacific Emerging Markets Energy Europe Germany China Global Economy Wind Technology Mon, 18 Apr 2011 10:01:20 +0000 David Wroe and Kathleen E. McLaughlin 5638195 at http://www.globalpost.com New European leaders emerge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110517/european-leaders-germany-france <p> France will elect a new president in 2012. Germany&#39;s next federal election is 2013. After that, the leaders at the center of European politics could completely change.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110517/european-leaders-germany-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Dominique Strauss-Kahn Nicolas Sarkozy World Leaders Debt Crisis Green France Europe Germany Wed, 18 May 2011 10:34:00 +0000 Barbara E. Martinez, Mildrade Cherfils and David Wroe 5645389 at http://www.globalpost.com Germany drags on electric cars http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/110519/germany-electric-cars-german-automakers <p> BERLIN &mdash; Germany, despite its environmental proclivities and cutting-edge auto industry, has lagged behind other countries when it comes to the electric car.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/110519/germany-electric-cars-german-automakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Auto Industry Business Green Energy Europe Germany Japan Technology Fri, 20 May 2011 10:04:00 +0000 David Wroe 5645981 at http://www.globalpost.com Germany embarks on a green energy revolution http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/110531/germany-nuclear-power-reactors-shutdown <p> BERLIN &mdash; Few in Germany deny that eliminating nuclear power is a gamble.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/110531/germany-nuclear-power-reactors-shutdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Nuclear Business Green Energy Europe Germany Global Economy Technology Wed, 01 Jun 2011 10:02:52 +0000 David Wroe 5648444 at http://www.globalpost.com Why is Washington serenading German Chancellor Angela Merkel? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/110608/angela-merkel-germany-united-states-foreign-policy <p> BERLIN &mdash; The Medal of Freedom &mdash; and the gushing praise of the chancellor &mdash; was less an award for past achievements than a signal of what Washington expects in the future.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/110608/angela-merkel-germany-united-states-foreign-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Obama World Leaders Diplomacy Europe Germany Politics Wed, 08 Jun 2011 17:39:00 +0000 David Wroe 5650001 at http://www.globalpost.com Earth to euro zone: do something http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110620/euro-zone-crisis-greece-jean-claude-juncker <p> BERLIN &mdash; So what should Europe&rsquo;s politicians be doing?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110620/euro-zone-crisis-greece-jean-claude-juncker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Global Economic Crisis Greece World Leaders Business Debt Crisis Europe Germany Mon, 20 Jun 2011 17:57:00 +0000 David Wroe 5652350 at http://www.globalpost.com How China is "taking over Europe" http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110630/germany-china-business-investment <p> BERLIN &mdash; Germany&rsquo;s celebrated economic boom is in large part thanks to China.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110630/germany-china-business-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel German Economy Diplomacy Europe Germany Politics China Global Economy Fri, 01 Jul 2011 20:04:00 +0000 David Wroe 5662260 at http://www.globalpost.com As British GDP is revised down, Cameron looks to rosy future http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/british-gdp-revised-down-cameron-looks-rosy-future <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Growth on the horizon, British Prime Minister tells his party conference, as official statistics show British economy has not grown in 9 months </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> <strong>Afternoon Edition:</strong></p> <p> <strong>Part 1:</strong> British Prime Minister David Cameron is doing his Sunny Jim thing, as I write. The PM is naturally youthful looking but when set against his party he looks like a teen-ager and speaks with the fervent optimism of a 16 year old spending a weekend with the old folks. He is giving the closing speech of his party&#39;s annual conference now and telling them the future is rosy and Britain will grow and grow.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/british-gdp-revised-down-cameron-looks-rosy-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Bert Jansch David Cameron folk-rock recession Entertainment Europe Germany Culture & Lifestyle United Kingdom Europa Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:11:12 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5676917 at http://www.globalpost.com "Merkozy" meet, still no agreement on euro bailout http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/merkozy-meet-still-no-agreement-euro-bailout Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel meet, but fail to finalize plans for euro bail out.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/merkozy-meet-still-no-agreement-euro-bailout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Carla Bruni euro zone crisis Greece Home Merkozy Nicolas Sarkozy riots Somali pirates France Europe Germany United Kingdom Europa GlobalPost Blogs Thu, 20 Oct 2011 10:14:52 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5678593 at http://www.globalpost.com Infighting dogs Europe's leader as they search for a way out of euro crisis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/infighting-dogs-europes-leader-they-search-way-out-euro-crisis Sarkkozy and Merkel gang up on Berlusconi at EU summit<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/infighting-dogs-europes-leader-they-search-way-out-euro-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel David Cameron euro zone crisis Home Nicolas Sarkozy Silvio Berlusconi France Europe Germany Italy United Kingdom Europa GlobalPost Blogs Mon, 24 Oct 2011 13:49:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5678989 at http://www.globalpost.com