The German chancellor's support of French President Emmanuel Macron's calls for a unified European force came as U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the idea, mocking France's loss to the Nazis in World War II.
Rosa Maria Da Cruz's partner and three children were apparently unaware of the baby's existence.
The Late Show host Stephen Colbert took aim at President Donald Trump, who cancelled a trip to an American war cemetery.
"You are Madame Macron," a elderly woman told German leader Angela Merkel. "I am the chancellor of Germany," the head of state replied.
The White House said Trump's only means of transportation to the cemetery would have been too disruptive.
Femen leader Inna Shevchenko wrote on Twitter, explaining that the stunt was intended to "denounce the hypocrisy of this November 11th [Armistice Day], which celebrates peace with the greatest dictators, racist, homophobic, sexist and anti-liberty [leaders] of the planet."
President Donald Trump called French President Emmanuel Macron's plan to create a united European army "very insulting."
"It doesn't matter if those who don't believe in multilateralism aren't there," a French official said.
Heiko Maas believes the return of Democrats to power in the House of Representatives could lead to greater cooperation from the United States when it comes to international affairs.
Macron has sparked outrage from politicians and Jewish leaders for his comments.
Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire also stressed that tensions with the U.S. over Iran revealed the need for the EU to "affirm our independence."
The popularity of the Asia-Pacific region is set to explode, experts say.
"We have to protect ourselves with respect to China, Russia and even the United States of America," the French president said Tuesday.
The French president pointed not only to potential threats from China and Russia, but also from the United States.
At least 25 babies have been born with stunted or missing arms in three separate French regions since 2000.
Macron said Merkel "has never forgotten what Europe's values are and she leads her country with great courage," referring to her announcement as "extremely dignified."
Protestors have taken to the streets in 100 cities around the country to oppose changes that have resulted in a loss of previously guaranteed monthly support.
"This measure, eagerly awaited by the inhabitants, is the fruit of an important partnership between the prefecture of police, mayors of the district and neighborhood associations," Mayor Anne Hidalgo said.
Gérard Collomb reportedly told journalists last month that "very few of us" could still talk to Macron.
Confidence in President Donald Trump was rated lowest among world leaders from China, France, Germany and Russia.
"She pushed the door open, and raced straight for the betting corner."