German Chancellor Merkel tops Forbes list of Most Powerful Women

German Chancellor Merkel tops Forbes list of Most Powerful Women

PanARMENIAN.Net - Forbes released its annual list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women on Wednesday, May 28 and this year's ranking is topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. In the American political sphere, former first lady Hillary Clinton clocks in at No. 6 -- two spots ahead of current first lady Michelle Obama, The Hollywood Reporter said.

Of the media moguls, Oprah Winfrey beat out Anna Wintour, Bonnie Hammer and Arianna Huffington, while Sheryl Sandberg came out ahead of Marissa Mayer and Meg Whitman in the technology rankings.

The top female celebrity listed is Beyonce at No. 17, followed by Sofia Vergara, Ellen DeGeneres, Angelina Jolie, Shakira, Lady Gaga and Gisele Bundchen.

And in the business of fashion, Diane von Furstenberg, Miuccia Prada, Tory Burch and Sara Blakely are among those recognized.

 Top stories
Scores were wounded in at least five suicide attacks and two car bombs, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
A Syrian source said Aleppo was excluded from truces “because there are terrorists there who haven’t stopped hitting the city.”
The raid by U.S. special operators on a mission to kill or capture IS leaders, occurred in Iraq and targeted Suleiman Abd Shabib al-Jabouri.
Helicopter design and manufacturing company Russian Helicopters delivered as many as 212 aircraft to various customers in 2015.
Partner news