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Still 'the indispensable European'?: A look at Angela Merkel's dramatic reversal of fortune - ‎5 hours ago‎
There is no more striking example of how fast political glory can fade than the astonishing and accelerating new perils facing German Chancellor Angela Merkel at home and abroad. Only last fall the thrice-elected chancellor of Europe's economic ...
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Yet ANOTHER Greek bailout! Angela Merkel approves £9 BILLION fund for debt-ridden Greece - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Angela Merkel approves £9 BILLION fund for debt-ridden Greece. ANGELA Merkel has assured Greece it can expect to receive around £9 billion in emergency loans today - after the debt-addled country's government promised to tighten its belt with a series ...
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Angela Merkel is suddenly looking politically mortal

The Guardian (blog) - ‎May 12, 2016‎
Merkel has felt the grip of history very personally. She was born in Hamburg in 1954, the child of Germans who had been refugees - key word - from the east in the postwar mass upheaval of peoples.
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Pig's head found outside German chancellor Angela Merkel's office

The Guardian - ‎May 14, 2016‎
German police said on Saturday they found a pig's head bearing an “insulting inscription” outside Chancellor Angela Merkel's constituency office in the country's northeast. A police patrol discovered the animal's head outside the office in the Baltic ...
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Angela Merkel blasts the EU referendum as 'completely unnecessary'

Daily Mail - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Angela Merkel believes the UK referendum on the EU is a 'completely unnecessary' risk but will not speak out for fear of helping the Brexit campaign, it was claimed today.

Trudeau To Hold Bilateral Meetings With Merkel, Hollande At G7 Summit In Japan

Huffington Post Canada - ‎1 hour ago‎
SHIMA, Japan - Justin Trudeau will hold bilateral meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande at the Group of Seven summit in Japan.

Angela Merkel's mistakes are the BIGGEST threat to Britain, blasts FREDERICK FORSYTH - ‎May 13, 2016‎
Angela Merkel's decision will effect Britain says Frederick Forsyth (inset) I mean, making one mistake after another. But that seems to be what Chancellor Merkel has been doing.

Angela Merkel gives speech at 10th anniversary of German Olympic Sports Federation

Shanghai Daily (subscription) - ‎May 20, 2016‎
In the light of the 10th anniversary, DOSB president Alfons Hoermann invited a number of sport officials as well as German politicians, amongst them, chancellor Angela Merkel and the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach ...

Angela Merkel slams EU referendum as a 'needless risk' but vows to stand by Cameron - ‎May 15, 2016‎
However Remain campaigners have warned this could badly backfire and infuriate them because meddling EU leaders are often seen as acting in their own interests rather than Britain's.
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Deal or no deal? Either way, Merkel sacrificed Europe to Erdogan's whims

RT - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Angela Merkel isn't having a good year. In trying to deal with the refugee crisis plaguing Europe in a manner that pleases and appeases everyone, the German chancellor has sacrificed Europe to the whims of an increasingly despotic Turkish leader.
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Angela Merkel's “Grey Zone”: How the Islamic State (ISIS) Acquired German Weapons

Voltaire Network - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Germany has been supplying weapons to Iraqi Kurdistan since October, 2014. That was a crucial moment that determined the further foreign political course of Germany.
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Merkel party calls to punish Erdogan over power grab

The - ‎May 20, 2016‎
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will "raise concerns" over democracy in Turkey when she meets President Recep Tayyip Erdogan next week, her spokesman said Friday, as Ankara began a final vote on a contentious bill lifting parliamentary immunity.
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EU open to migrant blackmail by Turkey thanks to Merkel cock-up - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Horst Seehofer, leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU), the Bavarian sister party to Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), said: "I'm not against talks with Turkey but I think it's dangerous to become so dependent on Ankara.
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Angela Merkel's office marred by pig's head - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Protesters decrying the open borders embrace Chancellor Angela Merkel has extended to refugees from mostly Muslim nations in recent weeks just sent a strong message to the German leader expressing their concerns about the Islamization of their country ...
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Support for Merkel's party drops to lowest since Oct. 2011: poll

Reuters - ‎May 19, 2016‎
BERLIN Support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party fell to its lowest level in four and a half years, a poll showed on Thursday, in a sign voters are still upset despite a recent drop in new migrant arrivals.
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Turkish refugee camp hailed as success by Merkel hit by child sex abuse scandal - ‎May 12, 2016‎
The Turkish refugee camp praised by Angela Merkel has become engulfed in a sex abuse scandal following reports that Syrian children as young as eight were raped there by a camp employee.
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Europe in crisis: Germany doesn't want to lead, others don't want to follow

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 19, 2016‎
All of Europe's problems - the flood of Syrian refugees, the euro crisis, Vladimir Putin's belligerence, the euro zone's anaemic growth, Eastern Europe's drift toward rampant nationalism, Brexit - keep landing in Angela Merkel's lap. Germany's ...
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Putin Is Secretly Plotting to Topple Merkel

Newsweek - ‎May 15, 2016‎
05_16_Putin_Merkel_01 Vladimir Putin meets Angela Merkel at the Kremlin in Moscow on May 10, 2015. The author writes that Merkel should address the German public and explain the threat that Russia's subversive activities represent to the security and ...