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Merkel and Macron BACKLASH: EU countries slap down major Eurozone reform plans. EIGHT EU countries have warned Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron not to push ahead with radical eurozone reforms as the bloc's united front begins to crumble. By Tom Parfitt Tom Parfitt. PUBLISHED: 17:22, Thu, ...
Angela Merkel has always been an underrated politician--a woman from the East who succeeded in a very traditional political system. Indeed, one of her great legacies will be the number of women in German politics today. Although she is seen now as relatively weak, the next few years give her another ...
London: Now she finally has a government to lead, Angela Merkel is free to pursue her legacy - and that is likely to include new safeguards to protect Europe from China's growing economic and political influence. Merkel has reportedly told close aides that China's strategic interests in Europe have become ...
FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2018 file photo German Chancellor and party chairwoman Angela Merkel smiles at the party convention of the Christian Democratic Union CDU in Berlin. The members of the Social Democratic party voted for a coalition agreement with Merkel's party paving the way for Merkel's fourth ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes coalition deal, wants to get new government in place quickly. By The Associated Press. BERLIN -- Mar 5, 2018, 4:08 AM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes coalition deal, wants to get new government in place quickly.

In Germany, rank-and-file Social Democrats averted a crisis for Chancellor Angela Merkel by voting in favor of another coalition government, despite grass-roots discontent. (Above, the announcement of voting results was closely watched on Sunday.) [The New York Times]. • In Washington, investigators ...
Angela Merkel has said it is important that a new government gets to work quickly after the longest period of coalition-building in post-war Germany. She said she would work to secure jobs and prosperity, and promised to provide a strong voice for Germany in the EU. The chancellor is set to form her fourth ...
(BERLIN) -- Germany ended months of political uncertainty Sunday when Chancellor Angela Merkel gained the support needed to preserve her governing coalition and secure a fourth term as leader of Europe's most powerful economy. The center-left Social Democrats voted overwhelmingly to remain in a ...
Angela Merkel will get her fourth term as Germany's chancellor. Members of the Social Democratic Party, the SPD, voted to get into government with her again. Yet neither the SPD nor Merkel's Christian Democratic Union are cheering the idea of four more years in power. Merkel may not be a 'dead woman ...
... and says start of his European project. ANGELA Merkel and Emmanuel Macron can now embark on their push for European dominance together after the embattled German Chancellor secured a coalition deal this morning. By Vickiie Oliphant. PUBLISHED: 12:06, Sun, Mar 4, 2018 | UPDATED: 13:55, Sun, Mar 4, 2018 ...
It was familiar stagecraft, except for one thing: The woman basking in praise from the Christian Democratic Union was not Angela Merkel but the politician seen as her chosen heir apparent, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. Dubbed "mini-Merkel" by the German news media, Ms. Kramp-Karrenbauer was ...
Bankruptcy, wrote Ernest Hemingway, happens in two ways -- 'gradually and then suddenly'. By now, Angela Merkel will be beginning to fear that her remarkable career is about to move into that second motion. Barely a year ago, she was being talked about as the leader of the free world. Now she is ...
BERLIN -- After more than four months of tortuous negotiations, with her fate and Germany's hanging in the balance, Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday announced a deal for a new government. But it was telling that Ms. Merkel, in power for 12 years, looked more weary than jubilant. The new deal ...
It was familiar political stagecraft, except for one thing: The woman basking in praise from the Christian Democratic Union was not Angela Merkel, but instead the politician many see as her heir apparent as chancellor, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. Ms. Kramp-Karrenbauer, a close ally of Ms. Merkel's, was ...
The magazine reports that the first print run for the second volume, which features the life stories of famous contemporary names such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Harry Potter creator JK Rowling, as well as historic figures including Dutch exotic dancer and spy Mata Hari and Frankenstein ...
... MERKEL caused Brexit with this gobsmacking tweet. BBC TV host Andrew Neil has revealed how German Chancellor Angela Merkel caused Britain to vote to leave the European Union in 2016 with just one gobsmacking tweet. By Leigh Boobyer. PUBLISHED: 13:31, Fri, Feb 23, 2018 | UPDATED: 16:11, Fri, Feb 23, 2018 ...

Pensioner angry about Merkel's immigration policy stabs three migrants in Germany. A MAN in his seventies has been accused of a "politically motivated" attack after allegedly stabbing three asylum seekers with a knife in southwest Germany because he was angry about Angela Merkel's refugee policy.
Angela Merkel: New German coalition deal will be good for EU .... The reunifications bill is a breakthrough in Angela Merkel's bid to forge a new government. ... More than 450,000 Social Democratic party members will decide whether to enter another grand coalition under Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Angela Merkel has acknowledged European Union financing challenges for the remaining 27 member states after 2019. ... Brexit is set to cause a "very challenging" shortfall in the EU's budget, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday ahead of meetings with the prime ministers of Luxembourg and the ...
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been named the new secretary-general of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), raising speculation that she could eventually replace Angela Merkel as party leader. The 55-year-old surprised political commentators in Germany in October when she defeated socialist ...
As if this was not threat enough to Europe and the world, Netanyahu's lawyers were able to play upon German national guilt by persuading Chancellor Angela Merkel to take the unilateral decision to supply Israel's navy with a fleet of German-subsidised, Dolphin-class submarines built by a Thyssen Krupp ...
At first glance, Angela Merkel and Theresa may have much in common. Both began their rise to the top of their male dominated professions in the 1990s; both lead right-of-centre parties; both suffered set-backs in their last national elections; both head minority governments. Happily, they also agree on ...
Angela Merkel has said she is still "curious" about what the UK's goals from Brexit are, despite holding talks with Theresa may on Friday. The German Chancellor was speaking at a joint press conference in Berlin with the Prime Minister after bilateral discussions about Britain's departure from the EU.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that she is still "curious" about what Theresa may actually wants from Brexit. "I'm just curious how Britain envisages this future partnership," Merkel told journalists. Merkel and May held a press conference in Germany ahead of the Munich Security Conference.
Angela Merkel returned to the world stage today and re-cemented her position as the mother of Europe as she met four world leaders in the space of 24 hours in Germany. By Leigh Boobyer. PUBLISHED: 18:27, Fri, Feb 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 20:19, Fri, Feb 16, 2018. Mrs Merkel was captured grinning at a joint press ...
Free Democrats leader Christian Lindner has offered to prop up a minority government led by Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats. ... Christian Lindner, the leader of the neoliberal Free Democrats (FDP), who last year pulled his party out of coalition talks with Angela Merkel, has now sent what seemed at ...
Angela Merkel and Mateusz Morawiecki seek to repair German-Polish relations. The Polish premier and .... German Chancellor Angela Merkel has avoided wading into an international war of words over a recent Polish law criminalizing suggestions Poland was complicit in the holocaust. The US and Israel ...
Alexander van Dulmen and Stephan Wagner joint venture production has secured rights to non-fiction bestseller 'Die Getriebenen,' which chronicles the German leader's decisions during the 2015 refugee crisis. Carte Blanche International (CBI) the new production group set up by German industry ...
Wolfgang Steiger, general secretary of the Christian Democrats's (CDU) powerful economic council, said the SPD would not be a reliable partner. Angela Merkel last week finalised a four-year government programme after making painful concessions to the SPD to secure a fourth term in office, angering ...
London -- Angela Merkel has said that she is not "frustrated" by Britain's lack of clarity in Brexit, but is still "curious" about what the UK government actually wants to achieve in negotiations. The German chancellor was asked at a press conference in Germany whether she was annoyed by the UK government's failure to ...
Angela Merkel has said she is "not frustrated" by the Brexit process but is "curious" to know more about the UK's aims after meeting Theresa may. The German chancellor said she hoped to establish "common ground" on future trade goals in the coming months and wanted a "close partnership" of equals.
Angela Merkel 'curious' about UK's Brexit plan, but not 'frustrated'. German leader conciliatory as ... Angela Merkel told Theresa may on Friday that she was "curious" about, but "not frustrated" with the British government's slow progress in outlining its vision of the future relationship with the European Union.
German journalist and model Anabel Schunke previously supported German Chancellor Angela Merkel's plan to fill her country with refugees. Schunke has since had second thoughts: Merkel herself did not act on humanitarian grounds when she decided to let these people through to us. She thought it was ...
Chancellor Angela Merkel met Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Berlin amid hopes of improved relations and some movement on jailed journalist Deniz Yucel. But there was little progress in evidence. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim with Chancellor Angela Merkel. Addressing members of the ...
Angela Merkel's hopes of finally stitching together a coalition government in Germany have been thrown into chaos after civil war broke out amongst her Social Democrat allies following the resignation of their leader Martin Schulz. By Simon Osborne. PUBLISHED: 17:23, Wed, Feb 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 19:04, Wed, Feb ...
BERLIN -- Like any good compromise, the proposed coalition deal for a new German government has left just about everyone unhappy. But in the week since the agreement was announced, bubbling dissatisfaction has reached a boil. Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared on national television trying to ...
But this year the disappointing election results of September 2017 and the ongoing challenge to form a new government meant that the day's comments turned from roast to stump speeches. "Never before after an election year has there not been a new government by Ash Wednesday," Angela Merkel told ...
A changing of the guard is under way in Germany. Angela Merkel may still be clinging on to power, but months of intrigue as she tries to form a new coalition government have seen the other figures who dominated the country in recent years fall by the wayside, clearing the way for a new generation to take ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was depicted as a black widow spider at the Rose Monday carnival parade in Dusseldorf. Mrs Merkel appeared in the form of a man-eating spider surrounded by the bones of her opponents Vice Chancellor Philipp Rosler, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Martin ...
German Prime Minister Angela Merkel declined to comment on Saturday on Poland's controversial bill that criminalizes statements attributing any fault for the holocaust to Polish people or the Polish state, the Irish Times reported. "Without directly interfering in the legislation in Poland, I would like to say the ...
Angela Merkel has defended "painful" concessions she made to the Social Democrats (SPD) to win a fourth term as German chancellor and said criticism from conservatives was not a sign her authority was waning. Asked whether she was planning to groom a successor to lead the Christian Democrats ...
Other Europeans may take a while to figure out how pathetic this week's coalition agreement is. Germans, however, have already seen enough. They are somewhere between bored, disappointed and horrified. The document that seals the third "grand coalition" (sic) under Angela Merkel as chancellor is as ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party tentatively agreed this week to enter another "grand coalition" with the center-left Social Democrats, or SPD. That's the good news. The bad news is that Merkel is not likely to have much fun in her fourth go-round as ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her conservatives had made painful concessions to the Social Democrats (SPD) to secure a coalition deal that should give Europe's powerhouse a new government after months of political paralysis. Heralding a shift in Germany's eurozone policy, she said on ...
Angela Merkel, Winter Olympics, Corsica: Your Thursday Briefing. By PATRICK BOEHLER FEB. ... In Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel forged a deal with her previous coalition partners, bringing her closer to forming a new government after five months of political limbo. The pact came at a steep price for ...
BERLIN -- After more than four months of tortuous negotiations, with her fate and Germany's hanging in the balance, Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday announced a deal for a new government. But it was telling that Ms. Merkel, in power for 12 years, looked more weary than jubilant. The new deal ...
Angela Merkel ready for 'painful' coalition compromises. German Chancellor and head of the German Christian Democrats (CDU) Angela Merkel (C), Bavarian Governor and leader of the Bavarian Christian Democrats (CSU) Horst Seehofer (L) and leader of the German Social Democrats (SPD) Martin ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was prepared to make "painful compromises" as she headed in a final round of talks on Tuesday to seal a coalition deal for her fourth term and end months of political limbo in Europe's top economy. As negotiators from Merkel's CDU party, her Bavarian CSU ally ...
Italy facing political CRISIS similar to Merkel's Germany in post-election turmoil. ITALY could face political instability similar to Angela Merkel's Germany after the country's election day, with polls predicting no party will win enough votes to form a government. By Tom Gillespie. PUBLISHED: 16:41, Mon, Feb ...


 

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