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Merkel: I hope we take final step with Greek programme on Thursday
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Merkel: I hope we take final step with Greek programme on Thursday

makis - Jun 19, 2018

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel expressed hope that the Eurogroup meeting on Thursday would be the last step for the Greek bailout programme during a joint press conference…

Angela Merkel reaches compromise with coalition partners
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Angela Merkel reaches compromise with coalition partners

makis - Jun 18, 2018

Despite major disagreements on the migration policy between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the country’s Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, both politicians seem to show readiness to compromise.…

Merkel urges Europe to unite in New World Order
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Merkel urges Europe to unite in New World Order

Panos - Jun 08, 2018

Chancellor Angela Merkel made a forceful pitch for Europe to play a more assertive role in global affairs as U.S. President Donald Trump dismantles the post-World War…

Handelsblatt: Merkel intervenes for the release of two Greek soldiers from Turkish prison
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Handelsblatt: Merkel intervenes for the release of two Greek soldiers from Turkish prison

Panos - Mar 22, 2018

German newspaper “Handelsblatt” reports on the efforts made by Chancellor Angela Merkel for the release of the two Greek servicemen being held in a Turkish prison in…

German government talks collapse
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German government talks collapse

Panos - Nov 20, 2017

Exploratory talks to form Germany’s next coalition government collapsed shortly before midnight on Sunday when the pro-business Free Democratic Party (FDP) walked out of marathon negotiations. “The…

German elections 2017: Angela Merkel wins fourth term, AfD gains third place
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German elections 2017: Angela Merkel wins fourth term, AfD gains third place

Panos - Sep 25, 2017

Angela Merkel is heading for a fourth term as Germany’s chancellor after her centre-right CDU party and its CSU sister party won 32% of the vote, initial…

German Chancellor Merkel wins TV debate against Schulz
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German Chancellor Merkel wins TV debate against Schulz

Panos - Sep 04, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was the comfortable winner of Sunday night’s TV debate against her political rival Martin Schulz of the Social Democrats, according to a phone…

Merkel: I hope Greece implements reform programme
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Merkel: I hope Greece implements reform programme

makis - Aug 29, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed hope that Greece would implement the new batch of measures during her press conference after the summer season. “I cannot make any…

Eurasia: Who’s Afraid Of Angela Merkel?
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Eurasia: Who’s Afraid Of Angela Merkel?

Panos - Jul 10, 2017

This weekend, the world’s most powerful leaders are gathering in Hamburg for the G-20 summit. The main event for many observers will be the first (or at…

Prospects for deal in bailout talks get more distant
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Prospects for deal in bailout talks get more distant

makis - Mar 10, 2017

After yet another round of inconclusive bailout talks in Athens, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he believed a comprehensive deal with creditors could be reached by April…

Envoys leave without deal, Merkel slams Greece over refugee response
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Envoys leave without deal, Merkel slams Greece over refugee response

makis - Mar 09, 2017

Representatives of Greece’s international creditors were expected to leave the capital on Friday without having reached an agreement with government officials on contentious issues including pension reform…

Merkel – Lagarde agreed to deal with the Greek debt after 2018
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Merkel – Lagarde agreed to deal with the Greek debt after 2018

Panos - Feb 17, 2017

According to information from Welt, there was a phone call between Merkel and Lagarde a few days ago, where they agreed that the Greek debt should be…

ND leader meets with Merkel in Berlin
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ND leader meets with Merkel in Berlin

makis - Feb 13, 2017

Greek opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has presented German Chancellor Angela Merkel with New Democracy’s plan for extracting Greece from its ongoing crisis during a meeting in Berlin…

Merkel visits Turkey with ties frayed over fight against terror, free speech
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Merkel visits Turkey with ties frayed over fight against terror, free speech

Panos - Feb 02, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Turkey on Thursday for the first time since July's failed coup, seeking to bolster a relationship frayed by differences over issues from…

Athens reacts to reports of German criticism on migration
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Athens reacts to reports of German criticism on migration

Panos - Sep 29, 2016

Athens on Thursday reacted to reports saying that Berlin has criticized Greece for making poor progress in processing the asylum applications of thousands of refugees stranded on…

Tsipras-Merkel discuss Europe’s major challenges ahead
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Tsipras-Merkel discuss Europe’s major challenges ahead

makis - Sep 15, 2016

The Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had a telephone conversation with Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday morning on the major the major challenges that Europe is presently…

Turkey ‘must meet conditions’ for visa-free travel, says Merkel
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Turkey ‘must meet conditions’ for visa-free travel, says Merkel

Sokratis - Sep 03, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has insisted that Turkey must fulfill all 72 preconditions before the European Union grants visa-free travel to its citizens. “These 72 conditions have…

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Berlin hesitant to address the Greek debt sustainability

Panos - Sep 01, 2016

The European Central Bank is expecting the sustainability of the Greek debt to be addressed, before including Greece in its quantitative easing (QE) program, essentially adopting the…

Tsipras-Merkel allied in response to refugee crisis
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Tsipras-Merkel allied in response to refugee crisis

makis - Aug 23, 2016

Athens is investing in an alliance with Berlin in response to the refugee crisis, in hopes of a more flexible approach to the upcoming second bailout review…

Mitsotakis to meet Chancellor Merkel in Luxembourg
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Mitsotakis to meet Chancellor Merkel in Luxembourg

Panos - May 30, 2016

The President of New Democracy Kyriakos Mitsotakis has arranged to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel while in Luxembourg on Monday. The meeting between two will take…