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The Latest: Germany works to tame meatpacking outbreak

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman said “everything needs to be done” to contain an outbreak of the coronavirus linked to a large slaughterho [...]

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Germany's Merkel Pushes E.U. Towards Global Government Role

Germany's Merkel Pushes E.U. Towards Global Government Role

Chancellor Angela Merkel wants the European Union to play a more global role and be a model for enhanced international governance.

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Trump's Troop Plan Stuns Germany and Rocks Postwar Order

President Donald Trump's directive to pull 9,500 troops from Germany hits home hard for friends of America like Edgar Knobloch, whose Bavarian town has been ho [...]

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EU, China Postpone September Summit Due to Pandemic

EU, China Postpone September Summit Due to Pandemic

Germany says the European Union and China have agreed to postpone a summit planned for Sept. 14 because of the coronavirus pandemic.Chancellor Angela Merkel sp [...]

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Trump delays G7 until fall and calls it an

Trump delays G7 until fall and calls it an "outdated group of countries"

Earlier Saturday, Angela Merkel said she "cannot confirm" she would be attending amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Merkel Backs 'Accomplished' E.U. for Global Role in Coronavirus Crisis

Merkel Backs 'Accomplished' E.U. for Global Role in Coronavirus Crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel outlined her vision for a new global E.U. role, backing it to deliver guidance to the world.

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One Crisis Too Many: How the Coronavirus Pushed Germany to Shift Course

One Crisis Too Many: How the Coronavirus Pushed Germany to Shift Course

Some may not like it back home, but in the twilight of her career, Angela Merkel joined with France to try to save the European Union.

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Protests erupt across Germany over coronavirus lockdown

Protests erupt across Germany over coronavirus lockdown

Thousands of demonstrators amassed in several German cities over the weekend to protest Chancellor Angela Merkel’s nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

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Malta Ambassador Says Merkel 'Fulfilled Hitler's Dream to Control Europe'

Malta Ambassador Says Merkel 'Fulfilled Hitler's Dream to Control Europe'

Malta's ambassador to Finland had to resign after saying that Germany's Angela Merkel had "fulfilled Hitler’s dream" to "control Europe".

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Germany: Cases of Coronavirus Spike After Lockdown Restrictions Eased

Germany: Cases of Coronavirus Spike After Lockdown Restrictions Eased

The rate of infection for coronavirus in Germany has begun to rise following Angela Merkel's decision to ease the lockdown measures.

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Germany announces plans to ease coronavirus restrictions, reopen restaurants and shops

Germany announces plans to ease coronavirus restrictions, reopen restaurants and shops

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced in a video conference Wednesday that Germany will start to take steps to ease the country's current coronavirus lockd [...]

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The Latest: Germany discusses further loosening restrictions

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting Wednesday with the governors of the country’s 16 states to discuss further loosening restrictions imposed t [...]

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Merkel calls for international cooperation against virus | WTOP

Merkel calls for international cooperation against virus | WTOP

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Thursday for international cooperation on the development of a vaccination for the new coronavirus, saying [...]

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European Union struggles to unite on economic reboot

European Union struggles to unite on economic reboot

Angela Merkel backs Commission but leaders face plethora of rival plans.

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Germany plans partial reopening of shops and schools

Germany plans partial reopening of shops and schools

Carlo Angerer and Ann-Kathrin Pohlers... Germany will begin to reopen some shops and schools as of next week as it moves to ease lockdown restrictions imposed [...]

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Germany condemns weekend violence, looting in Stuttgart

Germany condemns weekend violence, looting in Stuttgart

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman has condemned weekend disturbances in the southwestern city of Stuttgart, where a check for drugs was followed by v [...]

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Brexit deal’s last hope: Germany

Brexit deal’s last hope: Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s pragmatism could help rejuvenate talks as Berlin takes on the EU presidency, politicians on both sides say.

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Germany's Merkel dismisses talk she might seek 5th term

Germany's Merkel dismisses talk she might seek 5th term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has firmly rejected suggestions that she might seek a fifth term at the helm after pledging in 2018 to step down when her curre [...]

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Coronavirus Live Updates: G7 Summit Is Postponed

Coronavirus Live Updates: G7 Summit Is Postponed

President Trump made the announcement after Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany said she would not be able to attend the meeting of world leaders next month in [...]

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Merkel Hints She Will Refuse to Attend Trump G7 Summit in Person

Merkel Hints She Will Refuse to Attend Trump G7 Summit in Person

BERLIN (AP) - Chancellor Angela Merkel will not personally attend a meeting in the U.S. with the leaders of the world's major economies if President Donald Tru [...]

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Merkel:

Merkel:

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her government is in 'œintensive talks' with Lufthansa and the European Commission over a potential bailout for the airli [...]

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Germany’s Coronavirus Protests: Anti-Vaxxers, Anticapitalists, Neo-Nazis

Germany’s Coronavirus Protests: Anti-Vaxxers, Anticapitalists, Neo-Nazis

The pandemic marginalized the far right, as Germans rallied behind Angela Merkel. But the reopening has brought them back, and they are preparing to seize new [...]

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Germany’s ‘R-Naught’: Are Three Days Over 1.0 Cause for Worry?

Germany’s ‘R-Naught’: Are Three Days Over 1.0 Cause for Worry?

Chancellor Angela Merkel last month made 1.0 sound like a line in the sand for the country’s R0 variable. But that has changed, along with the circumstances.

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Merkel says ‘hard evidence’ implicates Russia in hack of German parliament

Merkel says ‘hard evidence’ implicates Russia in hack of German parliament

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that “hard evidence” exists indicating Russians hackers waged an attack in 2015 against the lower house of her n [...]

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Angela Merkel under pressure to call out Chinese abuses at September summit:

Angela Merkel under pressure to call out Chinese abuses at September summit: "Human rights are not negotiable"

German opposition lawmakers have called on the chancellor to prioritize human rights and transparency when President Xi Jinping comes to Europe in September.

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The Latest: Merkel discusses pandemic with Pope Francis

The Latest: Merkel discusses pandemic with Pope Francis

Chancellor Angela Merkel's office says the German leader has discussed the coronavirus pandemic with Pope Francis in a phone conversation

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Bundesliga gets permission to restart soccer season this month

Bundesliga gets permission to restart soccer season this month

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday announced a loosening of a range of containment measures after meeting with the country’s 16 state governors.

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Merkel Party Backs Public Islamic Prayer Broadcasts During Ramadan

Merkel Party Backs Public Islamic Prayer Broadcasts During Ramadan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has backed allowing public broadcasts of the Islamic call to prayer during Ramadan across Germany.

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Angela Merkel says Germany is still at the

Angela Merkel says Germany is still at the "beginning" of coronavirus pandemic: "We are on thin ice"

The German chancellor warned that lifting restrictions too soon could have an adverse effect on the positive result the nation has seen.

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Angela Merkel Voices 'Full Support' for W.H.O. After Trump Halts Funding

Angela Merkel Voices 'Full Support' for W.H.O. After Trump Halts Funding

German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced support Thursday for the embattled World Health Organization (W.H.O.) while speaking to G7 leaders.

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Some businesses to open in Germany as other EU states find ways to cope with COVID-19

Some businesses to open in Germany as other EU states find ways to cope with COVID-19

Chancellor Angela Merkel and the heads of Germany’s 16 states have decided to maintain the contact restrictions until May 3. Some stores, however will be allow [...]

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Thunberg Has Hope for Climate, Despite Leaders' Inaction

Preparing for her appearance before the U.N. General Assembly last fall, Greta Thunberg found herself constantly interrupted by world leaders, including U.N. c [...]

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Trump Says He's Cutting US Troops in Germany to 25,000

Trump Says He's Cutting US Troops in Germany to 25,000

President Donald Trump said he plans to cut the number of U.S. troops stationed in Germany to 25,000, until Angela Merkel's government increases its defense sp [...]

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Dozens raided over hate comments on slain German politician

Dozens raided over hate comments on slain German politician

German investigators have carried out raids on dozens of people suspected of posting hate messages about a regional politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s [...]

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Trump says he is postponing G7 summit

Trump says he is postponing G7 summit

The move comes after German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly declined to participate in an in-person summit in June.

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Merkel Won't Attend G7 Summit in Person If US Goes Ahead

Chancellor Angela Merkel will not personally attend a meeting in the U.S. with the leaders of the world's major economies if President Donald Trump goes ahead [...]

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Germany and France role out multibillion-dollar proposal to aid EU countries stricken by coronavirus

Germany and France role out multibillion-dollar proposal to aid EU countries stricken by coronavirus

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron announced an initiative Monday that would aid the European Union (EU) as it works to fight [...]

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Merkel, Breaking German ‘Taboo,’ Backs Shared E.U. Debt to Tackle Virus

Merkel, Breaking German ‘Taboo,’ Backs Shared E.U. Debt to Tackle Virus

Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed to a $545 billion pandemic recovery fund backed by borrowing by the entire bloc. It would be a major step toward greater Europe [...]

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Merkel: evidence of Russian role in German parliament hack

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday there is “hard evidence” of Russian involvement in a cyberattack on the German parliament in 2015 that reportedl [...]

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Germany's Merkel accuses Russia of hacking her email account

Germany's Merkel accuses Russia of hacking her email account

German Chancellor Angela Merkel revealed Wednesday that she has been targeted by hackers believed to be from Russia’s military intelligence agency. 

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Maltese ambassador resigns after comparing Merkel to Hitler

Malta’s ambassador to Finland has resigned after writing a Facebook post comparing German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Adolf Hitler

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German leader declares

German leader declares "first phase" coronavirus victory and eases lockdown

"We have reached the goal of slowing down the spread of the virus," Angela Merkel says, as shops get the green light and restaurants prepare to reopen.

Read full article: German leader declares "first phase" cor...→
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German soccer’s Bundesliga given OK to resume in May

German soccer’s Bundesliga given OK to resume in May

The Bundesliga can resume playing this month, ending a two-month suspension caused by the coronavirus pandemic. German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday an [...]

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Churches museums and playgrounds to reopen as German eases lockdown measures

Churches museums and playgrounds to reopen as German eases lockdown measures

Church and religious services will be allowed to take place in Germany and playgrounds, galleries, museums, and zoos will be allowed to reopen, Chancellor Ange [...]

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German chancellor says pandemic 'still at the beginning'

German chancellor says pandemic 'still at the beginning'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday urged Germans to show persistence and discipline to get through the pandemic that is "still at the beginning."... " [...]

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Merkel announces lockdown exit plan to reopen schools, shops in Germany

Merkel announces lockdown exit plan to reopen schools, shops in Germany

Germany’s relatively low death rate from the coronavirus has been attributed to its fast response with testing and isolating – and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s j [...]

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Merkel: It is too Soon to Speak of Relaxing the Coronavirus Lockdown

Merkel: It is too Soon to Speak of Relaxing the Coronavirus Lockdown

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she´s as anxious as anyone for life to return to normal in the country.

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The Latest: Germany works to tame meatpacking outbreak

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman said “everything needs to be done” to contain an outbreak of the coronavirus linked to a large slaughterho [...]

Read full article: The Latest: Germany works to tame meatpa...→

Thunberg Has Hope for Climate, Despite Leaders' Inaction

Preparing for her appearance before the U.N. General Assembly last fall, Greta Thunberg found herself constantly interrupted by world leaders, including U.N. c [...]

Read full article: Thunberg Has Hope for Climate, Despite L...→
Brexit deal’s last hope: Germany

Brexit deal’s last hope: Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s pragmatism could help rejuvenate talks as Berlin takes on the EU presidency, politicians on both sides say.

Read full article: Brexit deal’s last hope: Germany...→
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Trump's Troop Plan Stuns Germany and Rocks Postwar Order

President Donald Trump's directive to pull 9,500 troops from Germany hits home hard for friends of America like Edgar Knobloch, whose Bavarian town has been ho [...]

Read full article: Trump's Troop Plan Stuns Germany and Roc...→
Dozens raided over hate comments on slain German politician

Dozens raided over hate comments on slain German politician

German investigators have carried out raids on dozens of people suspected of posting hate messages about a regional politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s [...]

Read full article: Dozens raided over hate comments on slai...→
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Coronavirus Live Updates: G7 Summit Is Postponed

Coronavirus Live Updates: G7 Summit Is Postponed

President Trump made the announcement after Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany said she would not be able to attend the meeting of world leaders next month in [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: G7 Summit Is P...→
Trump delays G7 until fall and calls it an

Trump delays G7 until fall and calls it an "outdated group of countries"

Earlier Saturday, Angela Merkel said she "cannot confirm" she would be attending amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Merkel Won't Attend G7 Summit in Person If US Goes Ahead

Chancellor Angela Merkel will not personally attend a meeting in the U.S. with the leaders of the world's major economies if President Donald Trump goes ahead [...]

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Merkel:

Merkel:

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her government is in 'œintensive talks' with Lufthansa and the European Commission over a potential bailout for the airli [...]

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One Crisis Too Many: How the Coronavirus Pushed Germany to Shift Course

One Crisis Too Many: How the Coronavirus Pushed Germany to Shift Course

Some may not like it back home, but in the twilight of her career, Angela Merkel joined with France to try to save the European Union.

Read full article: One Crisis Too Many: How the Coronavirus...→
  • #Angela Merkel
Merkel, Breaking German ‘Taboo,’ Backs Shared E.U. Debt to Tackle Virus

Merkel, Breaking German ‘Taboo,’ Backs Shared E.U. Debt to Tackle Virus

Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed to a $545 billion pandemic recovery fund backed by borrowing by the entire bloc. It would be a major step toward greater Europe [...]

Read full article: Merkel, Breaking German ‘Taboo,’ Backs S...→
Germany’s ‘R-Naught’: Are Three Days Over 1.0 Cause for Worry?

Germany’s ‘R-Naught’: Are Three Days Over 1.0 Cause for Worry?

Chancellor Angela Merkel last month made 1.0 sound like a line in the sand for the country’s R0 variable. But that has changed, along with the circumstances.

Read full article: Germany’s ‘R-Naught’: Are Three Days Ove...→
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Germany's Merkel accuses Russia of hacking her email account

Germany's Merkel accuses Russia of hacking her email account

German Chancellor Angela Merkel revealed Wednesday that she has been targeted by hackers believed to be from Russia’s military intelligence agency. 

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Angela Merkel under pressure to call out Chinese abuses at September summit:

Angela Merkel under pressure to call out Chinese abuses at September summit: "Human rights are not negotiable"

German opposition lawmakers have called on the chancellor to prioritize human rights and transparency when President Xi Jinping comes to Europe in September.

Read full article: Angela Merkel under pressure to call out...→
Germany: Cases of Coronavirus Spike After Lockdown Restrictions Eased

Germany: Cases of Coronavirus Spike After Lockdown Restrictions Eased

The rate of infection for coronavirus in Germany has begun to rise following Angela Merkel's decision to ease the lockdown measures.

Read full article: Germany: Cases of Coronavirus Spike Afte...→
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German leader declares

German leader declares "first phase" coronavirus victory and eases lockdown

"We have reached the goal of slowing down the spread of the virus," Angela Merkel says, as shops get the green light and restaurants prepare to reopen.

Read full article: German leader declares "first phase" cor...→
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Bundesliga gets permission to restart soccer season this month

Bundesliga gets permission to restart soccer season this month

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday announced a loosening of a range of containment measures after meeting with the country’s 16 state governors.

Read full article: Bundesliga gets permission to restart so...→
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The Latest: Germany discusses further loosening restrictions

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting Wednesday with the governors of the country’s 16 states to discuss further loosening restrictions imposed t [...]

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Churches museums and playgrounds to reopen as German eases lockdown measures

Churches museums and playgrounds to reopen as German eases lockdown measures

Church and religious services will be allowed to take place in Germany and playgrounds, galleries, museums, and zoos will be allowed to reopen, Chancellor Ange [...]

Read full article: Churches museums and playgrounds to reop...→
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Angela Merkel says Germany is still at the

Angela Merkel says Germany is still at the "beginning" of coronavirus pandemic: "We are on thin ice"

The German chancellor warned that lifting restrictions too soon could have an adverse effect on the positive result the nation has seen.

Read full article: Angela Merkel says Germany is still at t...→
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European Union struggles to unite on economic reboot

European Union struggles to unite on economic reboot

Angela Merkel backs Commission but leaders face plethora of rival plans.

Read full article: European Union struggles to unite on eco...→
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Merkel announces lockdown exit plan to reopen schools, shops in Germany

Merkel announces lockdown exit plan to reopen schools, shops in Germany

Germany’s relatively low death rate from the coronavirus has been attributed to its fast response with testing and isolating – and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s j [...]

Read full article: Merkel announces lockdown exit plan to r...→
  • #Angela Merkel
Some businesses to open in Germany as other EU states find ways to cope with COVID-19

Some businesses to open in Germany as other EU states find ways to cope with COVID-19

Chancellor Angela Merkel and the heads of Germany’s 16 states have decided to maintain the contact restrictions until May 3. Some stores, however will be allow [...]

Read full article: Some businesses to open in Germany as ot...→
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Germany condemns weekend violence, looting in Stuttgart

Germany condemns weekend violence, looting in Stuttgart

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman has condemned weekend disturbances in the southwestern city of Stuttgart, where a check for drugs was followed by v [...]

Read full article: Germany condemns weekend violence, looti...→
  • #Angela Merkel
Germany's Merkel Pushes E.U. Towards Global Government Role

Germany's Merkel Pushes E.U. Towards Global Government Role

Chancellor Angela Merkel wants the European Union to play a more global role and be a model for enhanced international governance.

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Trump Says He's Cutting US Troops in Germany to 25,000

Trump Says He's Cutting US Troops in Germany to 25,000

President Donald Trump said he plans to cut the number of U.S. troops stationed in Germany to 25,000, until Angela Merkel's government increases its defense sp [...]

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Germany's Merkel dismisses talk she might seek 5th term

Germany's Merkel dismisses talk she might seek 5th term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has firmly rejected suggestions that she might seek a fifth term at the helm after pledging in 2018 to step down when her curre [...]

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EU, China Postpone September Summit Due to Pandemic

EU, China Postpone September Summit Due to Pandemic

Germany says the European Union and China have agreed to postpone a summit planned for Sept. 14 because of the coronavirus pandemic.Chancellor Angela Merkel sp [...]

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Trump says he is postponing G7 summit

Trump says he is postponing G7 summit

The move comes after German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly declined to participate in an in-person summit in June.

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Merkel Hints She Will Refuse to Attend Trump G7 Summit in Person

Merkel Hints She Will Refuse to Attend Trump G7 Summit in Person

BERLIN (AP) - Chancellor Angela Merkel will not personally attend a meeting in the U.S. with the leaders of the world's major economies if President Donald Tru [...]

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Merkel Backs 'Accomplished' E.U. for Global Role in Coronavirus Crisis

Merkel Backs 'Accomplished' E.U. for Global Role in Coronavirus Crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel outlined her vision for a new global E.U. role, backing it to deliver guidance to the world.

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Germany and France role out multibillion-dollar proposal to aid EU countries stricken by coronavirus

Germany and France role out multibillion-dollar proposal to aid EU countries stricken by coronavirus

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron announced an initiative Monday that would aid the European Union (EU) as it works to fight [...]

Read full article: Germany and France role out multibillion...→
Germany’s Coronavirus Protests: Anti-Vaxxers, Anticapitalists, Neo-Nazis

Germany’s Coronavirus Protests: Anti-Vaxxers, Anticapitalists, Neo-Nazis

The pandemic marginalized the far right, as Germans rallied behind Angela Merkel. But the reopening has brought them back, and they are preparing to seize new [...]

Read full article: Germany’s Coronavirus Protests: Anti-Vax...→
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Protests erupt across Germany over coronavirus lockdown

Protests erupt across Germany over coronavirus lockdown

Thousands of demonstrators amassed in several German cities over the weekend to protest Chancellor Angela Merkel’s nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

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Merkel: evidence of Russian role in German parliament hack

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday there is “hard evidence” of Russian involvement in a cyberattack on the German parliament in 2015 that reportedl [...]

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Merkel says ‘hard evidence’ implicates Russia in hack of German parliament

Merkel says ‘hard evidence’ implicates Russia in hack of German parliament

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that “hard evidence” exists indicating Russians hackers waged an attack in 2015 against the lower house of her n [...]

Read full article: Merkel says ‘hard evidence’ implicates R...→
Malta Ambassador Says Merkel 'Fulfilled Hitler's Dream to Control Europe'

Malta Ambassador Says Merkel 'Fulfilled Hitler's Dream to Control Europe'

Malta's ambassador to Finland had to resign after saying that Germany's Angela Merkel had "fulfilled Hitler’s dream" to "control Europe".

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Maltese ambassador resigns after comparing Merkel to Hitler

Malta’s ambassador to Finland has resigned after writing a Facebook post comparing German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Adolf Hitler

Read full article: Maltese ambassador resigns after compari...→
The Latest: Merkel discusses pandemic with Pope Francis

The Latest: Merkel discusses pandemic with Pope Francis

Chancellor Angela Merkel's office says the German leader has discussed the coronavirus pandemic with Pope Francis in a phone conversation

Read full article: The Latest: Merkel discusses pandemic wi...→
Germany announces plans to ease coronavirus restrictions, reopen restaurants and shops

Germany announces plans to ease coronavirus restrictions, reopen restaurants and shops

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced in a video conference Wednesday that Germany will start to take steps to ease the country's current coronavirus lockd [...]

Read full article: Germany announces plans to ease coronavi...→
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German soccer’s Bundesliga given OK to resume in May

German soccer’s Bundesliga given OK to resume in May

The Bundesliga can resume playing this month, ending a two-month suspension caused by the coronavirus pandemic. German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday an [...]

Read full article: German soccer’s Bundesliga given OK to r...→
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Merkel Party Backs Public Islamic Prayer Broadcasts During Ramadan

Merkel Party Backs Public Islamic Prayer Broadcasts During Ramadan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has backed allowing public broadcasts of the Islamic call to prayer during Ramadan across Germany.

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Merkel calls for international cooperation against virus | WTOP

Merkel calls for international cooperation against virus | WTOP

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Thursday for international cooperation on the development of a vaccination for the new coronavirus, saying [...]

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German chancellor says pandemic 'still at the beginning'

German chancellor says pandemic 'still at the beginning'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday urged Germans to show persistence and discipline to get through the pandemic that is "still at the beginning."... " [...]

Read full article: German chancellor says pandemic 'still a...→
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Angela Merkel Voices 'Full Support' for W.H.O. After Trump Halts Funding

Angela Merkel Voices 'Full Support' for W.H.O. After Trump Halts Funding

German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced support Thursday for the embattled World Health Organization (W.H.O.) while speaking to G7 leaders.

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Germany plans partial reopening of shops and schools

Germany plans partial reopening of shops and schools

Carlo Angerer and Ann-Kathrin Pohlers... Germany will begin to reopen some shops and schools as of next week as it moves to ease lockdown restrictions imposed [...]

Read full article: Germany plans partial reopening of shops...→
Merkel: It is too Soon to Speak of Relaxing the Coronavirus Lockdown

Merkel: It is too Soon to Speak of Relaxing the Coronavirus Lockdown

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she´s as anxious as anyone for life to return to normal in the country.

Read full article: Merkel: It is too Soon to Speak of Relax...→

The Latest: Germany works to tame meatpacking outbreak

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman said “everything needs to be done” to contain an outbreak of the coronavirus linked to a large slaughterho [...]

Read full article: The Latest: Germany works to tame meatpa...→
Germany condemns weekend violence, looting in Stuttgart

Germany condemns weekend violence, looting in Stuttgart

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman has condemned weekend disturbances in the southwestern city of Stuttgart, where a check for drugs was followed by v [...]

Read full article: Germany condemns weekend violence, looti...→
  • #Angela Merkel

Thunberg Has Hope for Climate, Despite Leaders' Inaction

Preparing for her appearance before the U.N. General Assembly last fall, Greta Thunberg found herself constantly interrupted by world leaders, including U.N. c [...]

Read full article: Thunberg Has Hope for Climate, Despite L...→
Germany's Merkel Pushes E.U. Towards Global Government Role

Germany's Merkel Pushes E.U. Towards Global Government Role

Chancellor Angela Merkel wants the European Union to play a more global role and be a model for enhanced international governance.

Read full article: Germany's Merkel Pushes E.U. Towards Glo...→
  • #Angela Merkel
Brexit deal’s last hope: Germany

Brexit deal’s last hope: Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s pragmatism could help rejuvenate talks as Berlin takes on the EU presidency, politicians on both sides say.

Read full article: Brexit deal’s last hope: Germany...→
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Trump Says He's Cutting US Troops in Germany to 25,000

Trump Says He's Cutting US Troops in Germany to 25,000

President Donald Trump said he plans to cut the number of U.S. troops stationed in Germany to 25,000, until Angela Merkel's government increases its defense sp [...]

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Trump's Troop Plan Stuns Germany and Rocks Postwar Order

President Donald Trump's directive to pull 9,500 troops from Germany hits home hard for friends of America like Edgar Knobloch, whose Bavarian town has been ho [...]

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Germany's Merkel dismisses talk she might seek 5th term

Germany's Merkel dismisses talk she might seek 5th term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has firmly rejected suggestions that she might seek a fifth term at the helm after pledging in 2018 to step down when her curre [...]

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Dozens raided over hate comments on slain German politician

Dozens raided over hate comments on slain German politician

German investigators have carried out raids on dozens of people suspected of posting hate messages about a regional politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s [...]

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EU, China Postpone September Summit Due to Pandemic

EU, China Postpone September Summit Due to Pandemic

Germany says the European Union and China have agreed to postpone a summit planned for Sept. 14 because of the coronavirus pandemic.Chancellor Angela Merkel sp [...]

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Coronavirus Live Updates: G7 Summit Is Postponed

Coronavirus Live Updates: G7 Summit Is Postponed

President Trump made the announcement after Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany said she would not be able to attend the meeting of world leaders next month in [...]

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Trump says he is postponing G7 summit

Trump says he is postponing G7 summit

The move comes after German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly declined to participate in an in-person summit in June.

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Trump delays G7 until fall and calls it an

Trump delays G7 until fall and calls it an "outdated group of countries"

Earlier Saturday, Angela Merkel said she "cannot confirm" she would be attending amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Merkel Hints She Will Refuse to Attend Trump G7 Summit in Person

Merkel Hints She Will Refuse to Attend Trump G7 Summit in Person

BERLIN (AP) - Chancellor Angela Merkel will not personally attend a meeting in the U.S. with the leaders of the world's major economies if President Donald Tru [...]

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Merkel Won't Attend G7 Summit in Person If US Goes Ahead

Chancellor Angela Merkel will not personally attend a meeting in the U.S. with the leaders of the world's major economies if President Donald Trump goes ahead [...]

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Merkel Backs 'Accomplished' E.U. for Global Role in Coronavirus Crisis

Merkel Backs 'Accomplished' E.U. for Global Role in Coronavirus Crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel outlined her vision for a new global E.U. role, backing it to deliver guidance to the world.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her government is in 'œintensive talks' with Lufthansa and the European Commission over a potential bailout for the airli [...]

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Germany and France role out multibillion-dollar proposal to aid EU countries stricken by coronavirus

Germany and France role out multibillion-dollar proposal to aid EU countries stricken by coronavirus

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron announced an initiative Monday that would aid the European Union (EU) as it works to fight [...]

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One Crisis Too Many: How the Coronavirus Pushed Germany to Shift Course

One Crisis Too Many: How the Coronavirus Pushed Germany to Shift Course

Some may not like it back home, but in the twilight of her career, Angela Merkel joined with France to try to save the European Union.

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Germany’s Coronavirus Protests: Anti-Vaxxers, Anticapitalists, Neo-Nazis

Germany’s Coronavirus Protests: Anti-Vaxxers, Anticapitalists, Neo-Nazis

The pandemic marginalized the far right, as Germans rallied behind Angela Merkel. But the reopening has brought them back, and they are preparing to seize new [...]

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Merkel, Breaking German ‘Taboo,’ Backs Shared E.U. Debt to Tackle Virus

Merkel, Breaking German ‘Taboo,’ Backs Shared E.U. Debt to Tackle Virus

Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed to a $545 billion pandemic recovery fund backed by borrowing by the entire bloc. It would be a major step toward greater Europe [...]

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Protests erupt across Germany over coronavirus lockdown

Protests erupt across Germany over coronavirus lockdown

Thousands of demonstrators amassed in several German cities over the weekend to protest Chancellor Angela Merkel’s nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

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Germany’s ‘R-Naught’: Are Three Days Over 1.0 Cause for Worry?

Germany’s ‘R-Naught’: Are Three Days Over 1.0 Cause for Worry?

Chancellor Angela Merkel last month made 1.0 sound like a line in the sand for the country’s R0 variable. But that has changed, along with the circumstances.

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Merkel: evidence of Russian role in German parliament hack

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday there is “hard evidence” of Russian involvement in a cyberattack on the German parliament in 2015 that reportedl [...]

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Merkel says ‘hard evidence’ implicates Russia in hack of German parliament

Merkel says ‘hard evidence’ implicates Russia in hack of German parliament

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that “hard evidence” exists indicating Russians hackers waged an attack in 2015 against the lower house of her n [...]

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Germany's Merkel accuses Russia of hacking her email account

Germany's Merkel accuses Russia of hacking her email account

German Chancellor Angela Merkel revealed Wednesday that she has been targeted by hackers believed to be from Russia’s military intelligence agency. 

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Malta Ambassador Says Merkel 'Fulfilled Hitler's Dream to Control Europe'

Malta Ambassador Says Merkel 'Fulfilled Hitler's Dream to Control Europe'

Malta's ambassador to Finland had to resign after saying that Germany's Angela Merkel had "fulfilled Hitler’s dream" to "control Europe".

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Angela Merkel under pressure to call out Chinese abuses at September summit:

Angela Merkel under pressure to call out Chinese abuses at September summit: "Human rights are not negotiable"

German opposition lawmakers have called on the chancellor to prioritize human rights and transparency when President Xi Jinping comes to Europe in September.

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Maltese ambassador resigns after comparing Merkel to Hitler

Malta’s ambassador to Finland has resigned after writing a Facebook post comparing German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Adolf Hitler

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Germany: Cases of Coronavirus Spike After Lockdown Restrictions Eased

Germany: Cases of Coronavirus Spike After Lockdown Restrictions Eased

The rate of infection for coronavirus in Germany has begun to rise following Angela Merkel's decision to ease the lockdown measures.

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The Latest: Merkel discusses pandemic with Pope Francis

The Latest: Merkel discusses pandemic with Pope Francis

Chancellor Angela Merkel's office says the German leader has discussed the coronavirus pandemic with Pope Francis in a phone conversation

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German leader declares

German leader declares "first phase" coronavirus victory and eases lockdown

"We have reached the goal of slowing down the spread of the virus," Angela Merkel says, as shops get the green light and restaurants prepare to reopen.

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Germany announces plans to ease coronavirus restrictions, reopen restaurants and shops

Germany announces plans to ease coronavirus restrictions, reopen restaurants and shops

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced in a video conference Wednesday that Germany will start to take steps to ease the country's current coronavirus lockd [...]

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Bundesliga gets permission to restart soccer season this month

Bundesliga gets permission to restart soccer season this month

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday announced a loosening of a range of containment measures after meeting with the country’s 16 state governors.

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German soccer’s Bundesliga given OK to resume in May

German soccer’s Bundesliga given OK to resume in May

The Bundesliga can resume playing this month, ending a two-month suspension caused by the coronavirus pandemic. German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday an [...]

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The Latest: Germany discusses further loosening restrictions

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting Wednesday with the governors of the country’s 16 states to discuss further loosening restrictions imposed t [...]

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Merkel Party Backs Public Islamic Prayer Broadcasts During Ramadan

Merkel Party Backs Public Islamic Prayer Broadcasts During Ramadan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has backed allowing public broadcasts of the Islamic call to prayer during Ramadan across Germany.

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Churches museums and playgrounds to reopen as German eases lockdown measures

Churches museums and playgrounds to reopen as German eases lockdown measures

Church and religious services will be allowed to take place in Germany and playgrounds, galleries, museums, and zoos will be allowed to reopen, Chancellor Ange [...]

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Merkel calls for international cooperation against virus | WTOP

Merkel calls for international cooperation against virus | WTOP

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Thursday for international cooperation on the development of a vaccination for the new coronavirus, saying [...]

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Angela Merkel says Germany is still at the

Angela Merkel says Germany is still at the "beginning" of coronavirus pandemic: "We are on thin ice"

The German chancellor warned that lifting restrictions too soon could have an adverse effect on the positive result the nation has seen.

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German chancellor says pandemic 'still at the beginning'

German chancellor says pandemic 'still at the beginning'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday urged Germans to show persistence and discipline to get through the pandemic that is "still at the beginning."... " [...]

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European Union struggles to unite on economic reboot

European Union struggles to unite on economic reboot

Angela Merkel backs Commission but leaders face plethora of rival plans.

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Angela Merkel Voices 'Full Support' for W.H.O. After Trump Halts Funding

Angela Merkel Voices 'Full Support' for W.H.O. After Trump Halts Funding

German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced support Thursday for the embattled World Health Organization (W.H.O.) while speaking to G7 leaders.

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Merkel announces lockdown exit plan to reopen schools, shops in Germany

Merkel announces lockdown exit plan to reopen schools, shops in Germany

Germany’s relatively low death rate from the coronavirus has been attributed to its fast response with testing and isolating – and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s j [...]

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Germany plans partial reopening of shops and schools

Germany plans partial reopening of shops and schools

Carlo Angerer and Ann-Kathrin Pohlers... Germany will begin to reopen some shops and schools as of next week as it moves to ease lockdown restrictions imposed [...]

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Some businesses to open in Germany as other EU states find ways to cope with COVID-19

Some businesses to open in Germany as other EU states find ways to cope with COVID-19

Chancellor Angela Merkel and the heads of Germany’s 16 states have decided to maintain the contact restrictions until May 3. Some stores, however will be allow [...]

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Merkel: It is too Soon to Speak of Relaxing the Coronavirus Lockdown

Merkel: It is too Soon to Speak of Relaxing the Coronavirus Lockdown

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she´s as anxious as anyone for life to return to normal in the country.

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