Tag: Angela Merkel

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staffJune 21, 2018

EU draft text on immigration will be withdrawn

A draft EU statement on immigration will be withdrawn following a “misunderstanding” over the text, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte ...

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staffJune 21, 2018

Merkel pledges $100M loan for troubled Jordan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday promised a $100 million loan to troubled Jordan, where mass protests over austerity measures forced ...

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staffMay 28, 2018

Merkel met wives of jailed lawyers during China visit

BEIJING – German Chancellor Angela Merkel met the wives of two detained Chinese human rights lawyers during her trip to ...

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staffMarch 14, 2018

German Parliament meets to elect Merkel for 4th term

BERLIN – Germany’s Parliament is meeting to elect Angela Merkel for a fourth term as chancellor, ending nearly six months ...

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staffFebruary 11, 2018

Merkel defends painful coalition concessions

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday defended “painful” concessions she has made to the Social Democrats (SPD) to secure a ...

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staffJanuary 7, 2018

Merkel starts pivotal talks on coalition

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has launched a new round of coalition talks in a bid to end the country’s political ...

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staffNovember 20, 2017

German coalition talks collapse

Talks on forming a coalition government in Germany have collapsed after the free-market liberal FDP pulled out. FDP leader Christian ...

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staffNovember 17, 2017

German coalition talks flounder as disagreements persist

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s efforts to forge a three-way ruling coalition dragged into the wee hours of Friday, with some participants ...

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staffSeptember 25, 2017

Germany’s AfD to fight foreign invasion

Germany’s right-wing, nationalist AfD party has vowed to fight “an invasion of foreigners” into the country, after winning its first ...

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staffSeptember 24, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel wins fourth term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been re-elected for a fourth term while nationalists have made a historic surge in federal ...