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 by many commentators as the leader of the Free World.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Berlin next week at the start of a trip to Europe and will hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel that had been..
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Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by phone on May 24, discussing efforts to resolve the conflict in eastern..
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she respected the decision of her British counterpart Theresa May to quit as Prime Minister and said Berlin would continue..
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ATHENS – Greece’s former premier Antonis Samaras, who was in the midst of one of the country’s most tumultuous economic times in 2012, said German..
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The visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Berlin, which was canceled at short notice, has been rescheduled for May 31, a spokeswoman for the German..
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BERLIN, May 23 (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have been thrown off balance days before Germans vote in European Parliament elections by a..
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The leaders of Russia, France and Germany have underscored the need to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, stressing their commitment to boosting trade..
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President Vladimir Putin discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron in a phone call on Tuesday,..
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An attempted power grab by Angela Merkel’s protege backfired over the weekend as Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer failed to win the necessary political support to..
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German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday Croatia was well on track to join the European common currency by 2024, citing the youngest EU member's economic..
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Saturday for Europe to push back against far-right parties, saying populist movements wanted to destroy core European..
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The presumptive heir to Angela Merkel denied a report on Friday that she had pressured the German chancellor to step down after an election later this month for..
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The German Bundestag passed a non-binding motion Friday afternoon declaring the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as anti-Semitic,..
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BERLIN, May 16 (Xinhua) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel emphasized that she felt an increased sense of responsibility for Europe during an interview with the..
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, attends a debate on '70 Years German Constitution' of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building..
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Germany's Angela Merkel reaffirmed on Thursday that she would leave politics after serving out her fourth term as chancellor, dismissing speculation that she..
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Germany's Angela Merkel said on Thursday she would be unavailable for any further political office after serving out her fourth term as chancellor, dismissing..
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that she and French President Emmanuel Macron "wrestle" on policy and have different outlooks, but tend to..
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel lumped in the United States with Europe’s other global adversaries on Wednesday, arguing the countries on the continent need to..
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