BEIJING (AP) — China’s premier said Thursday that Beijing might contribute to European bailout funds, while visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed for help in persuading Iran to renounce possible nuclear weapons ambitions. Merkel was on a visit to reassure Beijing about Europe’s financial health following agreement this week on a European treaty on government...
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Vietnam’s capital for a two-day visit to boost trade ties with the communist country, amid the European debt crisis. Merkel and her Vietnamese counterpart, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, reviewed an honor guard Tuesday in Hanoi before the two headed for talks behind closed...
After the MDG award and numerous accolades last year, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been ranked the seventh top woman leader in the world by Time Magazine on August 11 this year. The UNB in Bangladesh released the Time Magazine list in the following order: 1) Yingluck Shinawatra, prime minister of Thailand 2) Angela Merkel,...
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday urged the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to openly discuss Burma’s political and human rights problems before the country takes its turn as chair of the regional bloc, according to AFP news. “Looking at the discussion about Myanmar (Burma) and its interest in taking over the presidency of ASEAN,...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was in the Indian capital today on a one-day visit during which she met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other leaders. The official word is that the two leaders discussed terror and AfPak, but I hope Singh took a moment to ask the German leader why her country decided, on Monday,...
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