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German Chancellor Angela Merkel skeptical about leading minority government

November 21, 2017 6:00 am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel skeptical about leading minority government

German Chancellor and leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, Angela Merkel, looks on while speaking after exploratory talks on forming a new government broke down on November 19, 2017 in Berlin. (Photo by AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that she favors new elections rather than heading a […]

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushes for trilateral ‘Jamaica’ coalition

October 7, 2017 9:00 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushes for trilateral ‘Jamaica’ coalition

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who won a fourth term in office in the September 24 parliamentary elections, has pledged that she would support a three-way coalition with two less popular parties. Merkel said on Saturday that she would support efforts to build a new coalition with the Free Democratic Party […]

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Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron outline plans for post-Brexit European Union

September 29, 2017 3:29 am
Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron outline plans for post-Brexit European Union

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) talks with French President Emmanuel Macron at a session of the Tallinn Digital Summit during a European Union summit in Tallinn, Estonia, September 29, 2017. (Photo by AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have outlined a new order for the European […]

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Far-right party entry into parliament poses ‘big challenge’: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

September 24, 2017 10:30 pm
Far-right party entry into parliament poses ‘big challenge’: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

German chancellor and CDU party leader, Angela Merkel (C), addresses supporters after exit poll results were broadcasted on public television at an election night event at the party’s headquarters in Berlin during the general election on September 24, 2017. (AFP photo) German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the entry into parliament […]

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Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel wins 4th term in office as far-right wins parliamentary seats

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Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel wins 4th term in office as far-right wins parliamentary seats

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for an electoral meeting in the southern town of Ulm, Germany, September 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel has clinched a fourth term in office through general elections, while the hard-right AfD party has also won its first seats in parliament. According […]

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German federal election: Angela Merkel, Martin Schulz face off on TV

September 4, 2017 5:03 pm
German federal election: Angela Merkel, Martin Schulz face off on TV

This handout picture made available by German TV broadcaster RTL shows German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and her election rival, Martin Schulz, during a debate at a television studio in Berlin, on September 3, 2017. (Via AFP) With only three weeks before Germany’s federal election, conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel and […]

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Over 1,000 criminal complaints filed against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, all rejected

August 30, 2017 3:31 pm
Over 1,000 criminal complaints filed against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, all rejected

German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures as she adresses the press during her traditional annual summer press conference in Berlin on August 29, 2017. (Photo by AFP) More than 1,000 criminal complaints for high treason had been filed against German Chancellor Angela Merkel since the 2015 refugee crisis mostly by right-wing, […]

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Britain must pay Brexit fees: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

August 26, 2017 10:30 pm
Britain must pay Brexit fees: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (Photo by AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pointed out Great Britain has legal obligation to settle its due to the European Union to cover exit fees from the bloc. Merkel insisted that referring to the costs resulting from Britain’s exit from the EU, also known […]

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Americans have more confidence in German Chancellor Angela Merkel than US President Donald Trump: Pew Research survey

July 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Americans have more confidence in German Chancellor Angela Merkel than US President Donald Trump: Pew Research survey

US President Donald Trump (C), Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L), German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron (2ndR) and Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou (R) arrive for a photo on the second day of the G7 summit of Heads of State and of Government, on May 27, 2017 in […]

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel votes against same-sex marriage, parliament approves bill

June 30, 2017 1:30 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel votes against same-sex marriage, parliament approves bill

German MPs debate prior to a vote on same-sex marriage in Bundestag, Germany’s lower house of the parliament, in Berlin, June 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she has voted against a bill to legalize same-sex marriages in Germany, which was nevertheless approved at the German […]

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe determined to fight climate change

June 29, 2017 10:30 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel  says Europe determined to fight climate change

German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech at the Bundestag, lower house of Parliament, on June 29, 2017 in Berlin, ahead of the July 7-8 G20 summit. (Photo by AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Europe was “more determined than ever” to fight climate change after President Donald […]

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel vows not to give up on EU-US free trade deal

June 20, 2017 10:30 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel vows not to give up on EU-US free trade deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes a point during her speech at a two-day meeting of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), on June 20, 2017, in Berlin. (Photo by AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has vowed that she will not give up on a free trade deal between the European […]

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel says walls won’t end immigration issues

June 11, 2017 10:30 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says walls won’t end immigration issues

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a meeting with businessmen also attended by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, at the Interactive Museum of Economics, in Mexico City, June 10, 2017. (Photo by AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is in Mexico, says walls will not resolve migration issues, indirectly criticizing […]

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges British Prime Minister Theresa May to start Brexit

June 10, 2017 4:27 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges British Prime Minister Theresa May to start Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (right) and British Prime Minister Theresa May German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged British Prime Minister Theresa May to start talks regarding Britain’s exit from the European Union, known as Brexit. Merkel said on Friday that Brexit negotiations should start as scheduled in nine days’ time. She […]

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US President Donald Trump lashes out at German Chancellor Angela Merkel, saying Germany ‘very bad for US’

May 30, 2017 2:42 pm
US President Donald Trump lashes out at German Chancellor Angela Merkel, saying Germany ‘very bad for US’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) talks with US President Donald Trump as they attend the Summit of the Heads of State and of Government of the G7, in Taormina, Sicily, on May 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP) President Donald Trump has lashed out at Germany once again over its large […]

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