Frank Walter Steinmeier

 
With emotional goodbye, Germany shutters last black coal mine
With emotional goodbye, Germany shutters last black coal mine
Germany closed its last black coal mine on Friday, paying an emotional tribute to a 200-year-old industry that once fuelled the country's economic...
Ramaphosa: Laws, policies must open South Africa up to investors
Ramaphosa: Laws, policies must open South Africa up to investors
South Africa's laws, policies and regulations must open the country to investment, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday.
Berlin hails 'multifaceted cooperation' with SA
Berlin hails 'multifaceted cooperation' with SA
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said late on Monday that South Africa's important position in Africa, which goes far beyond...
Germany opens one-stop shop for Iraq investment
Germany opens one-stop shop for Iraq investment
Germany plans to open on Tuesday an information office for German businesses operating in Iraq, with centres in Baghdad and the northern city of...
China ups Tibet death toll, fears unrest may spread
China ups Tibet death toll, fears unrest may spread
China said 19 people were killed in riots in the Tibetan capital last week and official media warned against the unrest spreading to the north-west...
Powers must close 'gaps' for Iran sanctions deal
Powers must close 'gaps' for Iran sanctions deal
World powers said they would have to overcome key differences on Tuesday to agree on a new sanctions resolution against Iran that aims to ratchet...
Dalai Lama attacks China at start of Western tour
Dalai Lama attacks China at start of Western tour
The Dalai Lama accused China of "suppression" and demanded autonomy for Tibet as he arrived Thursday in Germany to start a Western tour ahead of...
Bush sets up Nato clash over Ukraine, Georgia
Bush sets up Nato clash over Ukraine, Georgia
United States President George Bush set the stage for a clash at his last Nato summit on Wednesday by pressing reluctant West European allies to...
Merkel won't attend opening of Beijing Olympics
Merkel won't attend opening of Beijing Olympics
The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, on Friday became the first world leader to decide not to attend the Olympics in Beijing.
Merkel hits back at minister in China policy row
Merkel hits back at minister in China policy row
German Chancellor Angela Merkel hit back at her Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Wednesday in a row over China policy that has highlighted rising tensions in the left-right coalition....
German frustration with French leader mounts
German frustration with French leader mounts
Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy were expected to form the perfect couple -- a pair of like-minded conservative leaders who would work hand in...
Kenya determined to make peace deal work
Kenya determined to make peace deal work
Kenya is determined to make a success of a power-sharing deal designed to end a bloody two-month political crisis that has claimed 1 500...

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