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Angela Merkel: The Real Conservative

I’ve long been fascinated by Angela Merkel, and not entirely sure why. She’s been German Chancellor for nine years now, is the most powerful politician on the continent, and has approval ratings of over 70 percent. And yet she somehow eludes easy characterization and her studied affect of dullness deflects any serious scrutiny. And so […]

SNL Jokes: Merkel Wants to Have Sex With Obama

NBC's "Saturday Night Live" joked that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was sexually attracted to President Obama during their "Weekend Update" segment. After joking about the contentious relationships between participants at the G-20 Summit, Merkel was asked about President Obama to which she said "[my] poor [Barack,] talk about senioritis. Show More Summary

Chancellor Merkel Denounces Russian Creeping Expansionism

Vladimir Putin is losing [Time] even German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who pointed out [WSJ] during a speech in Sydney how Russian meddling is extending far beyond Ukraine: “This is not just about Ukraine. This is about Moldova, this is about Georgia, and if this continues then one will have to ask about Serbia and one […]

These 14 walls continue to separate the world

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On Sunday, more than 100,000 Germans gathered in Berlin for a commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Speaking at a memorial center, Chancellor Angela Merkel said: “We can change things for the better — that is the message of the fall of the Berlin Wall." Merkel did not cite any […]

These 14 walls continue to separate the world

last weekNews : BlogPost

On Sunday, more than 100,000 Germans gathered in Berlin for a commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Speaking at a memorial center, Chancellor Angela Merkel said: “We can change things for the better — that is the message of the fall of the Berlin Wall." Read full article >>

Thousands of balloons rise to sky to fete Berlin Wall fall

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago was a message to a conflict-torn world that "dreams can come true".

25 Years Ago Today, the Wall Came Down

As Germany celebrated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall today, German Chancellor Angela Merkel honored the memory of the 138 people who died there and paid tribute to those who helped bring down the Wall, calling its collapse an example of the human yearning for freedom....

Merkel says Berlin Wall fall shows 'dreams can come true'

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago was a message to a conflict-torn world that "dreams can come true".

Vladimir Putin Wants to Frighten the World into Respecting Russia

MOSCOW -- At the recent Valdai Discussion Club forum, President Vladimir Putin conducted a three-hour tour of his own special world -- the same world that German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned us he lives in. I must say that Putin's...Show More Summary

Vladimir Putin Wants to Frighten the World into Respecting Russia

MOSCOW -- At the recent Valdai Discussion Club forum, President Vladimir Putin conducted a three-hour tour of his own special world -- the same world that German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned us he lives in. I must say that Putin's...Show More Summary

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Bloomberg: Ukraine Truce Teeters as Merkel Warns on Russia Sanctions. Ukraine’s two-month-old truce was in peril amid new fighting as insurgents loyal to Russia raised doubts about a cease-fire and German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged the European Union to consider more sanctions. Show More Summary

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Bloomberg: Merkel Says Ukraine Rebel Votes Illegal as Tensions Mount. German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned what she called “illegal” elections in Ukraine’s separatist regions as President Petro Poroshenko threatened to scrap a law on greater autonomy underpinning an increasingly fragile cease-fire. Show More Summary

Merkel Reiterates No New Borrowing For Investments

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday the situation in the euro zone was still extremely fragile but reiterated that Europe's biggest economy would not borrow more to boost investment. "The economy in the euro zone has not developed as we would have wished. Show More Summary

Cameron Plans 'German Friendly' EU Reforms To Save British Membership

David Cameron is considering cutting benefits for EU migrants rather than curbing immigration altogether in an effort to appease Germany. The German Chancellor Angela Merkel is believed to have told the Prime Minister that if he takes steps to curb EU migration she will withdraw support for Britain's membership of the EU. Show More Summary

Everyone take a deep breath: suggestions Merkel ready to accept Brexit following free movement row are wide of the mark

Der Spiegel reports that German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned David Cameron at last month’s EU summit that she would no longer try to keep the UK in the EU if Cameron sought to impose quotas or a cap on workers from other EU countries, as opposed to changing the rules around EU migrants’ access to benefits. Show More Summary

10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell

Good morning! Here are 10 of the biggest stories you need to know before US markets open. Angela Merkel Hit Out At David Cameron. The German chancellor has signaled to the British prime minister that renegotiation of the European Union's freedom of movement is not on the table. The Eurozone's Manufacturers Reported Weak Growth. Show More Summary

Merkel ready to let UK exit EU over migration rule changes

Credits: Getty Images Ministers 'to draw up German-compliant package' after Chancellor Angela Markel issues warning One-Minute Read Monday, November 3, 2014 - 11:04am German Chancellor Angela Merkel would rather see the UK leave theShow More Summary

Merkel: Better the UK Leaves the EU than Rules on Migration Change

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told German magazine ‘Der Spiegel’ that she is willing for the UK to withdraw from the European Union to maintain freedom of movement within the political bloc. The most powerful woman in Europe...Show More Summary

Germany threatens to kick out UK from EU

David Cameron has been warned by German chancellor Angela Merkel that she would rather see the UK leave the European Union than change freedom of movement rules, according to reports. Downing Street on Sunday did not deny that the conversation...Show More Summary

Merkel tells Putin: Europe won’t recognize vote in eastern Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone that Sunday’s planned elections in eastern Ukraine were illegitimate and would not be recognized by European leaders, a Berlin government spokesman said on Friday. Show More Summary

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