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German parliament votes to legalise same-sex marriage - The Guardian

Green party MPs toss confetti across chamber and gay couples kiss in gallery, while Angela Merkel votes no despite permitting bill. Kate Connolly in Berlin. Fri 30 Jun 2017 12.27 EDT First published on Fri 30 Jun 2017 02.48 EDT. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Germany gay marriage approved by MPs in snap vote - BBC News

A clear majority of German MPs have voted to legalise same-sex marriage, days after Chancellor Angela Merkel dropped her opposition to a vote. The reform grants couples now limited to civil unions full marital rights, and allows them to adopt children.and more »

All of Germany's Muslim MPs voted in favour of same-sex marriage - The Independent

All six of Germany's Muslim members of parliament voted in favour of same-sex marriage as Angela Merkel faced criticism for opposing the bill and announcing: "Marriage is between a man and a woman." Despite the Chancellor's opposition, the historic ...and more »

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor: 'We cannot wait to act until the [climate] science has convinced every last doubter' - ZME Science

The world's largest economies will continue implementing the Paris Agreement, despite US President Donald Trump announcing his intention to exit the pact. The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, who presides this year's G20 summit, directly referenced ...and more »

German parliament approves same-sex marriage - Aljazeera.com

Germany's parliament has voted by a wide margin to legalise same-sex marriage after Chancellor Angela Merkel changed her mind and said members of her ruling conservative bloc should follow their personal conscience rather than the party line.and more »

G20: Angela Merkel sketches vision of French and German-led Europe - Deutsche Welle

Germany and France will take a greater role in leading the European Union, and Europe must take a greater role in leading the world. That would be one way of summarizing Angela Merkel's speech to the German parliament on Thursday. Merkel began her ...and more »

G20 stage set for climate change showdown - Deutsche Welle

Leaders of 20 of the world's most powerful nations will come together in Hamburg, Germany, July 7 and 8. Among them, "Climate Chancellor" Angela Merkel - and US President Donald Trump, who has called climate change a hoax and dismayed the world by ...and more »

Germany 'massively weakened' draft G20 climate plan to appease Trump - Climate Home

Latest draft of German plan for next week's Hamburg meeting contains major concessions to US and opens door for coal projects to be defined as “clean”. President Donald Trump meets with German chancellor Angela Merkel in the Oval Office, Friday, March ...and more »

Merkel to put climate change at centre of G20 talks after Trump's Paris pullout - The Guardian

German chancellor says Trump administration's decision to quit Paris climate agreement means EU must show leadership on issue. Agencies in Berlin. Thu 29 Jun 2017 08.10 EDT First published on Thu 29 Jun 2017 07.40 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share ...and more »

Marriage Equality Moves Forward in Germany - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

HRC celebrated a vote by the Bundestag, the lower house of Germany's parliament, to make marriage equality the law of the land. Once the legislation is approved by Bundesrat, the upper house, - which is expected to be a formality - and signed into law ...and more »