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Angela Merkel formally voted into third term as German chancellor

Dec 17, 2013
Today, the German Parliament confirmed arguably the most powerful leader in Europe for a new term.
Posted In: Angela Merkel, Germany, Europe

Germany to get a new coalition government for Weihnachten

Nov 27, 2013
The lynchpin of the European economy is now on track for a new government by Christmas.
Posted In: Germany, Angela Merkel, nuclear energy

German's angry about NSA spying. But what can they do?

Oct 24, 2013
At a meeting in Brussels, European leaders are discussing possible retaliations, including suspending the transfer of bank data and withdrawal of negotiations over free trade.
Posted In: nsa, bank data, Edward Snowden, Angela Merkel

U.S. surveillance alienates allies

Oct 24, 2013
Allegations that the NSA tapped German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone are threatening the relationship between Germany and America.
Posted In: NSA leaks, Edward Snowden, Germany, Angela Merkel

After elections, Germany's economic policy will have far-reaching impact

Sep 23, 2013
Merkel's center-right bloc got an impressive share of the vote, but the pro-business party she's been in partnership with did poorly.
Posted In: Germany, Angela Merkel, CDU, Bundestag

Austerity rift chills French-German relations

May 8, 2013
German Chancellor Angela Merkel enjoyed close relations with former French President Nicolas Sarkozy but not with successor Francois Hollande. Differences over austerity are part of the problem.
Posted In: France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande

Cyprus gets a hard line from Germany

Mar 22, 2013
The BBC's Steve Evans in Berlin discuses how Germany and its upcoming elections figure into the situation in Cyprus.
Posted In: cyprus, Germany, Angela Merkel

Greece reacts with protests to a visit from Germany's Merkel

Oct 9, 2012
What are Greeks thinking about after a visit from Germany's Chancellor Merkel? Anger, frustration -- and some merriment.
Posted In: Greece, Angela Merkel, Whats up Europe

Mass protests in Greece welcome Angela Merkel

Oct 9, 2012
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Greece today for her first visit since the European debt crisis began. Greeks aren't laying out the welcome mat though, as masses come out to protest against German-led austerity.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Greece, Germany, Angela Merkel

Eurozone awaits news from European Central Bank

Sep 3, 2012
A survey out this morning shows that manufacturing in the eurozone has fallen for the 13th straight month -- not a great start to what will be a big week for the European Debt Crisis. On Thursday, the head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, is expected to tell us what he meant when he said he'll do "whatever it takes" to save the euro.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, ECB, Mario Draghi, Angela Merkel

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