“We live in a very interesting, exciting and crucial time," Merkel said.
The German chancellor said she did not know the "root cause" of Trump's negative attitude toward Berlin.
Vladimir Putin has been accused of murdering his own people.
The retired four-star general shifted in his seat and looked away as Trump branded Germany a "captive" of Russia, but the White House says he was simply underwhelmed by the catering.
"We have a tremendous relationship with Germany,” Trump said shortly after slamming the U.S. ally.
Two weeks after the interior minister broke ranks, German Chancellor Angela Merkel struck a deal on immigration.
It is the first time the president is said to have thrown candy at another world leader.
The video shows a young Arab boy appealing for world leaders to end conflicts in the Middle East and recognize Jerusalem as "the capital of Palestine."
“It’s no longer the case that the United States will simply just protect us,” Merkel said at an award ceremony for French President Emmanuel Macron.
Syria has been ravaged by a bloody civil war for the past seven years.
The German chancellor said it was "shameful" Berlin still needed to allocate special police resources to protect Jewish institutions.
Arthur Wagner’s departure has caused a minor media sensation.
The German chancellor had to tell the president she needed the other 27 members of the European Union to make a trade deal with the U.S.
Trump and Putin, two of the world's most powerful men, both lost out big time to German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The party calls for a crackdown on asylum seekers and has said that Islam is not compatible with German values.
Germans appear to have looked at the uncertainty in Britain and the U.S. after votes for Brexit and Donald Trump and plumped for stability.
Over 80 percent of Germans feel good about Merkel’s ability to “do the right thing on the world stage,” the Pew Research Study showed.
Leif-Erik Holm of the hard-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) is mounting a robust challenge to Chancellor Angela Merkel in her constituency as she seeks re-election on Sept. 24.