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Germany’s Merkel says she’s OK after shaking at ceremony (video)
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Germany’s Merkel says she’s OK after shaking at ceremony (video)

makis - Jun 18, 2019

German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that…

Merkel praises Tsipras in Athens for Prespa agreement; cites ‘North Macedonia’ three times
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Merkel praises Tsipras in Athens for Prespa agreement; cites ‘North Macedonia’ three times

Panos - Jan 11, 2019

Visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel directly cited the Prespa agreement on Thursday afternoon immediately after her talks in Athens with Greek PM Alexis Tsipras, praising the prospective…

German Chancellor Merkel to visit Athens on January 10-11
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German Chancellor Merkel to visit Athens on January 10-11

Panos - Dec 27, 2018

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to visit Greece during the second week of January. Merkel will be in the Greek capital Athens on a two-day…

German Chancellor Merkel to visit Athens on January 10-11
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German Chancellor Merkel to visit Athens on January 10-11

makis - Dec 24, 2018

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to visit Greece during the second week of January. Merkel will be in the Greek capital Athens on a two-day…

Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for creation of European Army
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Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for creation of European Army

Panos - Nov 14, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for the creation of a European army during her speech before the Members of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on November 13.…

Merkel Says Talks with Greece on Taking Back Asylum Seekers Well Underway
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Merkel Says Talks with Greece on Taking Back Asylum Seekers Well Underway

Panos - Aug 14, 2018

Angela Merkel told the media on Monday that talks with Greece on re-admitting asylum-seekers from Germany’s borders were well underway. In comments reported by the Associated Press,…

Merkel on refugee crisis deal with Greece; Die Welt links agreement with VAT hike postponement
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Merkel on refugee crisis deal with Greece; Die Welt links agreement with VAT hike postponement

Panos - Jul 05, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday referred to an closely watched agreement between Berlin and Athens dealing with the refugee crisis, saying her government will attempt to…

Merkel reaches deal with sister party head over immigration after days of standoff
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Merkel reaches deal with sister party head over immigration after days of standoff

Panos - Jul 03, 2018

The political crisis in Germany seems to have been averted, as the ruling coalition reached a “sustainable solution” on illegal migration, according to German Interior Minister Horst…

Tsipras to bail out Merkel on refugees?
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Tsipras to bail out Merkel on refugees?

Panos - Jun 28, 2018

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is ready to sign a deal with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to make it easier for Germany to send asylum seekers back…

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…