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The Global Tsunami Against 'Good': Antinomianism and Hope (Part 3)

Not even a superpower like the United States can solve the world's problems anymore, according to a quote attributed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel widely circulated over recent weeks.

Multiculturalism Is a Failure

German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that in Germany, multiculturalism has “utterly failed.” Both Australia’s ex-prime minister John Howard and Spain’s ex-prime minister Jose Maria Aznar reached the same conclusion about

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Vows to Fight Growing Anti-Semitism

"It pains me when I hear that young Jewish parents ask whether they should raise their children in Germany"

Merkel: Germans must take stand against anti-Semitism

People hold signs that read “we love our Jewish citizens” today at a rally against anti-Semitism in Berlin. Credit: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images German Chancellor Angela Merkel took to the Berlin streets Sunday to promote peace and...Show More Summary

At landmark Berlin rally, German Chancellor Merkel vows to fight anti-Semitism

2 weeks agoReligion : FaithWorld

Germany will do all it can to fight anti-Semitism, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a speech on Sunday, following a surge of abuse against Jews and spreading anti-Israeli sentiment aroused by the Gaza conflict.

Obama, Cameron: We will ‘not be cowed’ by Islamic State militants

(From L-R) French President Francois Hollande, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, U.S. President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi hold a meeting...Show More Summary

Merkel cautions Myanmar over minority rights

German chancellor pledges economic support to visiting president providing Myanmar does more to protect ethnic groups.

Merkel's conservatives set to hold Saxony, euroskeptics make breakthrough

4 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

By Stephen Brown and Annika Breidthardt BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives were poised to cling to power in Sunday's election in the east German state of Saxony but new right-leaning rival Alternative for Germany (AfD) made a breakthrough by winning its first seats in a state assembly. Show More Summary

Merkel Unhappy With Draghi's Apparent New Fiscal Focus: Spiegel

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German news magazine reported on Sunday that Chancellor Angela Merkel is unhappy with European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi for apparently proposing a greater emphasis on fiscal stimulus over austerity in order to boost growth in Europe. Show More Summary

Merkel says EU to discuss further Russia sanctions

last monthNews : The Newsroom

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that European leaders at a weekend summit will discuss the worsening Ukraine crisis and possible further sanctions against Russia. "We have received reports of an increased presence of Russian soldiers and new unrest and advances by separatists in previously very quiet areas" of Ukraine, Merkel said. Show More Summary

Why Russia Wants the Federalization of Ukraine

Just a few days after German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Minsk to discuss a political solution to the crisis in the Donbas, Russian regular forces launched a full-scale invasion of eastern Ukraine. Show More Summary

EU struggles with dearth of women in top jobs

last monthNews : The Newsroom

BRUSSELS (AP) — Don't be fooled by Angela Merkel. The German chancellor may be the most powerful leader in the European Union, but she hardly paints a true picture of the place of women in EU politics.

Ukraine: Russia accused of new military incursion

Credits: MAX VETROV/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text: A Russian vehicle Analysts say Russia may be trying to establish a land corridor through Ukraine to Crimea One-Minute Read Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 9:12am German Chancellor Angela Merkel...Show More Summary

Nobel Economists Gather to Discuss Direction of World Economy

Last week, a group of Nobel prize-winning economists met, for the fifth time, in the German town of Lindau near the Austrian and Swiss border. This year’s meeting featured a special guest, German chancellor Andrea Merkel. Joining the...Show More Summary

Germany signals will continue EU austerity drive

Germany strongly signalled Monday it will continue to push for fiscal austerity in Europe alongside Spain, even as France was thrown into political turmoil over its economic policy. German Chancellor Angela Merkel praised Madrid's austerity...Show More Summary

François Hollande’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

  Chris Jackson/PA Wire (Press Association via AP Images) German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets President Francois Hollande of France during an International Ceremony with Heads of State at Sword Beach in Normandy to mark the 70th Anniversary...Show More Summary

Merkel backs Spain opposition to Catalan independence vote

last monthNews : The Newsroom

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday backed Madrid's opposition to attempts by Spain's economically powerful Catalonia region to hold an independence referendum in November. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has pledged to go...Show More Summary

The Roundup

- Ali Abunimah: "Starve or surrender: Cut off all food and water to Gaza, says Israeli general" - German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the country would not send any support for the PKK group, a pro-Kurdish organization designated as a terrorist group by the EU. - Thomas Frank interviews Cornel West about President Barack Obama's legacy, Ferguson and the future

Merkel backs Spain's economy minister to lead Eurogroup

last monthNews : The Newsroom

German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave her powerful backing Monday to Spain's economy minister, Luis de Guindos, in his bid to lead the Eurogroup forum of eurozone finance ministers. The German leader's support could be crucial in landing...Show More Summary

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