Trump, Putin met for nearly an hour in second G20 meeting
06:01 19 July
Europe needs closer cooperation with US on security issues – Merkel
It is necessary for Europe to enter into closer cooperation with the United States to deal with current security issues, despite divergent views, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday during a press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
23:53 13 July
German police detain almost 300 people during anti-G20 protests in Hamburg
During the protests against the G20 summit in Hamburg, 144 people have been detained and 144 others have been arrested, Die Welt reported, citing a spokesperson of local police, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
06:47 09 July
Merkel says meeting with Erdogan underscored deep differences
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that her bilateral meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan revealed deep differences between the two NATO allies, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:26 09 July
Merkel praises Turkey’s contribution to G20 summit
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday praised Turkey's contribution to the success of the G20 summit, a key gathering of the world’s 20 largest economies, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
20:58 08 July
G20 pledges to step up fight against terrorism
Leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies (G20) pledged Friday to increase efforts to fight terrorism, by improving intelligence sharing, combatting the financing of terrorism and its propaganda on the internet, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
03:07 08 July
G20 summit kicks off in Hamburg
The leaders have gathered for the first working meeting, APA reported citing TASS.
18:11 07 July
Erdogan arrives in Germany for G20 summit
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Germany on Thursday to attend a summit of the world's major economies, also known as the G20 group, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
02:28 07 July
German police disperse G20 protest with water cannon before summit
German police used water cannon to disperse around 500 anti-capitalist protesters overnight in the port city of Hamburg where Chancellor Angela Merkel will host leaders of the G20 leading economies in a two-day summit starting on Friday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:18 06 July
Turkey urges more help in its fight against terrorism
US President Donald Trump has called on Russia to stop "destabilising" Ukraine and other countries and end support for "hostile regimes" such as those in Syria and Iran, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
21:17 06 July
Erdogan, Merkel to meet in Germany
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are set to meet in Germany on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg, German government spokesman said Wednesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
23:10 05 July
Police seize knives, bats, incendiaries ahead of Hamburg G20 summit
German police said on Tuesday they had seized knives, baseball bats and presumed incendiary devices at locations in and around Hamburg apparently intended for anti-capitalist rioting during a Group of 20 summit in the city on Friday and Saturday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
20:39 04 July
German Bundestag passes bill on same-sex marriage
The German parliament, or Bundestag, on Friday passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriages in a snap vote that made it onto the agenda before the summer break after a surprise shift by Chancellor Angela Merkel, APA reported citing DW.
12:04 30 June
EU leaders summit ends in Brussels
A two-day long Brussels summit of the European Council ended Friday with leaders agreeing on various issues including security, migration, Brexit, climate change and economy, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
00:13 24 June
EU will restrict visas for states not taking back migrants
The European Union states decided on Friday to restrict visas for foreign countries that refuse to take back their nationals who have no right of asylum in Europe, APA reports quoting Reuters.
20:54 23 June
Azerbaijani president offers condolence over Helmut Kohl’s death
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15:12 17 June
Merkel mustering G20 support on climate ahead of July summit
Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking to bolster support among G20 members for tackling climate change ahead of a summit in Hamburg next month, while trying to avoid giving the impression she is rallying an anti-U.S. alliance, German government sources say, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:27 10 June
Juncker urges EU states to boost defense spending
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday European Union members must increase defense expenditure and protect the bloc, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
21:30 09 June
Germany approves withdrawal of troops from Incirlik airbase in southeastern Turkey
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet Wednesday approved a plan for the withdrawal of Bundeswehr troops from the Incirlik airbase in southeastern Turkey over a diplomatic row between the two countries, APA reported citing Daily Sabah.
13:33 07 June
Trump explained Paris accord decision to four leaders: White House
President Donald Trump, in phone calls on Thursday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and British Prime Minister Theresa May, personally explained his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, the White House said in a statement, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:18 02 June