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EU recovery package in spotlight as Angela Merkel addresses European Parliament
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Merkel aware of 'high expectations' for Germany's EU presidency
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'Moment of truth': Macron wants EU recovery fund agreement in July
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The pandemic exposes EU weakness: Merkel
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Germany passes extra stimulus budget
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Germany hasn't received confirmation of U.S. troop withdrawal
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Germany announces €130 billion stimulus package as unemployment rises in Europe
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German coalition parties wrestle over fiscal stimulus package
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Germany's Angela Merkel comes out top in leaders' approval poll for COVID-19 crisis
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Angela Merkel says pandemic will be 'stress test' for EU as Germany prepares presidency
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Macron and Merkel back EU bond to raise €500 billion for COVID-19 recovery plan
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WHO promises transparency in pandemic review
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Merkel calls for world to act together to solve pandemic
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Merkel says Germany has ‘hard evidence’ of Russian hacking
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Merkel says rethink needed if U.S. waves goodbye to global roleDuring a recent interview with a group of six European newspapers, German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that Europe needs to reassess its relationship with the United States if the U.S. is not..
Angela Merkel: UK will have to live with consequences of looser ties with EUAngela Merkel has warned Britons will have to “live with the consequences” of Boris Johnson rejecting Theresa May’s plan to continue close economic ties with Brussels after Brexit. The German..
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Germany should not rule out Russia sanctions over Berlin murder: Merkel allyGermany should consider sanctions against Russia over the murder of a former Chechen rebel in Berlin last summer, a lawmaker from Chancellor Angela Merkel conservative bloc said on Thursday.
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Germany bans big events until October despite COVID declineBERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will extend a ban on large events until at least the end of October to try to avoid a new wave of coronavirus infections, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday. After..
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Merkel urges caution despite fewer coronavirus casesChancellor Angela Merkel urged Germans on Wednesday to remain cautious and stick to social distancing rules, but also added that the number of new coronavirus infections had stabilized at a low level.
Germany's SPD eyes Scholz as chancellor candidate for 2021 electionGermany's Social Democrats (SPD) will ask Finance Minister Olaf Scholz to be their chancellor candidate at an election next year when conservative Angela Merkel's fourth and last term ends, the weekly..
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Merkel, Erdogan agree U.N. process for Libya should be bolstered: statementGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the conflict in Libya and the situation in the eastern Mediterranean in a video call with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, Merkel's spokesman said in a..
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Putin and Merkel discuss Syria, Libya, Ukraine in phone call: KremlinRussian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed Syria's humanitarian aid needs in a telephone call, the Kremlin said in a statement on Tuesday.
Germany's Merkel urges U.N.-backed Libya talks in phone call with Egypt's SisiChancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in conflict-wracked Libya with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the German governemnt said in a statement on Monday.
U.S. troop plans "shake transatlantic relationship", Merkel ally saysU.S. plans to withdraw troops from Germany "shake the pillars of the transatlantic relationship", Peter Beyer, the German coordinator for transatlantic ties, told Reuters on Monday.
U.S. decision to withdraw troops from Germany "unacceptable" - Merkel allyGermany's coordinator for transatlantic ties has criticised U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw thousands of troops from Germany.
Has ‘America First’ Become ‘Trump First’? Germans Wonder.One week after Chancellor Angela Merkel told President Trump she would not attend the Group of 7 meeting he wanted to host, he decided to withdraw 9,500 troops from her country.
Merkel allies criticize Trump decision to cut U.S. troops in GermanySenior lawmakers from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling conservative bloc on Saturday criticized President Donald Trump's decision to order the U.S. military to remove 9,500 troops from Germany.
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Germany's Merkel, China's Li to hold video conference: spokesmanGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will hold a video conference on Thursday to discuss the coronavirus pandemic, economic policy and international issues, a German..
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Merkel sticking to decision not to run again as German chancellorGermany's Angela Merkel reiterated on Thursday that she was sticking to her decision not to run again for a fifth term as chancellor of Europe's biggest economy.
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Germany's Merkel rejects Trump invite to attend G7 summit in Washington: PoliticoGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has refused to accept U.S. President Donald Trump's invitation to attend an envisaged summit of the Group of Seven (G7) in the United States, Politico reported on..
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Merkel insists on basics as states take bigger role in virus controlsChancellor Angela Merkel has conceded more responsibility to Germany's 16 states for tackling the coronavirus epidemic, but insisted that social distancing and mask-wearing were needed to avoid a new..
Merkel: German states taking more responsibility for coronavirus stepsBERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's federal government is monitoring the coronavirus closely but practical responsibility lies increasingly with the 16 states, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday,..
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Merkel: We have to make clear pandemic not overGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday it has to be made clear that the coronavirus pandemic is not over and basic measures such as social distancing and wearing face masks are still needed.
Germany can't confirm Merkel will attend G7 in person: spokeswomanGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel cannot confirm her physical presence at an envisaged summit of the Group of Seven (G7) in the United States yet, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday, adding that this would..