The U.K., Germany and France drafted plans for new sanctions against Iran focused on its involvement in the Syrian civil war.
The U.S., France, Germany and Britain said in a joint statement they "abhor" the attack against Sergei Skripal and his daughter.
The country's parliament voted 364 to 315 to re-elect Merkel in a secret ballot Wednesday, and she was sworn in later that day.
Germany's Social Democratic Party voted in favor of a grand coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union.
A top German court ruled cities and towns can ban the use of diesel vehicles as early as this year.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster both spoke at the Munich Security Conference in Germany.
A swatch of canvas recovered from the wreckage of the Hindenburg has sold for more than $36,000 at auction.
Germany's two main political parties have reached a power-sharing agreement - but voters will need to give it their seal of approval first.
Poland's nationalist government wants to outlaw phrases like "Polish concentration camps."
A coalition agreement between Germany's main parties would end months of political stalemate.
This is the longest country has ever gone without a ruling coalition.
Power prices fell below zero over Christmas thanks in part to warmer-than-normal weather and a stockpile of wind power on the grid.