Angela Merkel

Chancellor of Germany

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Angela Dorothea Merkel is a German politician serving as Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She served as the leader of the centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) from 2000 to 2018. Merkel has been widely described as the de facto leader of the European Union, the most powerful woman in the world, and "leader of the free world".

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Standing alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron warned on Sunday that Turkey’s military operation Kurdish forces in Syria..
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Sunday to bring to an immediate halt the military operation in..
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will speak to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and European Commission President..
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The youth wing of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives voted on Friday in favor of a members' ballot on who should be the bloc's next chancellor..
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BERLIN: Germany must crack down on hate, violence and hostility, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, a day after a gunman attacked a synagogue and killed..
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Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that Kiev did not have any problems with Germany after the United States published a summary of his..
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Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Germany wanted to minimize the negative impact of Brexit in both Britain and Germany if Britain were to leave the..
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Germany must crack down on hate, violence and hostility, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, a day after a gunman attacked a synagogue and killed two..
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Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Germany wanted to minimise the negative impact of Brexit in both Britain and Germany if Britain were to leave the..
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Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she was shocked by a shooting near a synagogue in eastern Germany in which two people were killed, and stressed that..
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Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom said if the EU does not compromise on the backstop, the UK will be leaving the EU without a deal on October 31. Speaking on..
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Angela Merkel spoke to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy by telephone on Wednesday and both stressed the need for an agreement to be reached quickly on..
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The European Union's two most powerful leaders, Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron, will meet just days before a crunch Brexit summit next week..
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The German cabinet on Wednesday approved measures to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions, paving the way for Chancellor Angela Merkel to pass landmark..
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Germany's position on Brexit has not changed, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, declining to comment on the content of a telephone conversation between..
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French President Emmanuel Macron will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Elysee on Oct. 13 to discuss European matters ahead of next week's crucial EU..
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A Brexit campaign group apologized on Wednesday for describing German Chancellor Angela Merkel as a "kraut" who was bossing Britain about in negotiations over..
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Britain and the European Union traded bad-tempered barbs Tuesday as the chances of a Brexit deal appeared to fade, with just over three weeks until the U.K.'s..
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The picture of Ms Merkel carried the caption, 'We didn't win two world wars to be pushed around by a Kraut'
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Any demand to keep Northern Ireland inside the customs union after Brexit would be “beyond crazy”, the DUP leader has said. Arlene Foster was reacting to..
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The European Union accused Britain of playing a “stupid blame game” over Brexit on Tuesday after a Downing Street source said a deal was essentially..
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The European Union accused Britain of playing a "stupid blame game" over Brexit on Tuesday after a Downing Street source said a deal was essentially impossible..
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Angela Merkel personally rejected Boris Johnson's Brexit proposals in a phone call between the two leaders on Tuesday, effectively burying the plan. The German..
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The Brexit blame game began on Tuesday when a source in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office blamed German Chancellor Angela Merkel for scuppering any..
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A spokesman for Angela Merkel has confirmed that the German chancellor had a phone conversation with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday, declining..
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A Brexit deal is essentially impossible as German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson that to do one Northern Ireland must..
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Boris Johnson accepts talks are close to collapse in phone call with German leader
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Prime Minister Boris Johnson that a Brexit deal was "overwhelmingly unlikely" in a call on Tuesday unless Britain left..
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she would discuss Britain's expected departure from the European Union with visiting European Parliament head..
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