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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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Germany coalition talks collapse as Free Democrats Party walks out

November 20, 2017 5:30 pm
Germany coalition talks collapse as Free Democrats Party walks out

Ursula von der Leyen (L), the German Minister of defense, looks on as German Chancellor and leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, Angela Merkel, speaks after exploratory talks on forming a new government broke down on November 19, 2017 in Berlin. (Photo by AFP) Marathon talks on forming […]

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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 Chancellor Angela Merkel slams US President Donald Trump’s threat to ‘destroy’ North Korea

September 20, 2017 10:30 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel slams US President Donald Trump’s threat to ‘destroy’ North Korea

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses an election campaign rally of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Kappeln, northern Germany, on September 20, 2017. (Photo by AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel says US President Donald Trump’s threat to “totally destroy” North Korea is wrong, citing economic pressure and diplomacy as the […]

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel UK’s ‘best hope’ for saving Brexit: Nigel Farage

September 4, 2017 10:30 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel  UK’s ‘best hope’ for saving Brexit: Nigel Farage

Former leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage attends a meeting at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, June 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel is the “only hope” for saving the tumultuous Brexit talks with the European Union (EU), says former leader of […]

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

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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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German Chancellor Angela Merkel slams US President Donald Trump’s ‘winners-losers’ view of global affairs

July 5, 2017 10:30 pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel slams US President Donald Trump’s ‘winners-losers’ view of global affairs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a press conference in Berlin on July 5, 2017. (Photos by AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has strongly criticized the administration of President Donald Trump for adopting policies based on a “winners and losers” view of the global affairs rather than on cooperation. Merkel made […]

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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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