Angela Merkel

Trump, in flap with civil rights icon, meets with MLK’s son

By JONATHAN LEMIRE Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader and colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while also losing a member of his incoming administration to accusations of plagiarism. Trump on Monday met with one of King’s sons on the …

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Berlin truck attack suspect killed in Milan police shootout

By COLLEEN BARRY and NICOLE WINFIELD The Tunisian man suspected in a deadly attack on a Christmas market in Berlin was killed early Friday in a shootout with police in Milan during a routine patrol outside a train station, ending a Europe-wide manhunt. Italian police said Anis Amri traveled from Germany through France and into …

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Berlin attack may make Merkel’s re-election quest rougher

By GEIR MOULSON Chancellor Angela Merkel already knew that her campaign for a fourth term as Germany’s leader will be her most difficult yet. The deadly truck attack on a Christmas market may have made it tougher — and is already polarizing opinion. A nationalist party that has assailed Merkel’s acceptance of migrants leapt on …

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