German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Afghanistan on Friday for a troop visit. Together with German Defence Minister Thomas de Maiziere, Merkel laid a wreath for fallen German soldiers in Afghanistan and attended a memorial ceremony.
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Berlin German euro-sceptic party Alternative fuer Deutschland has claimed its first high-ranking defector from mainstream politics, after a regional MP with Angela Merkel's coalition partners the Free Democrats announced he was switching sides over the single currency.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their junior coalition partners have enough support to win a governing majority in September's election, according to a poll out on Wednesday.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday lauded the bailout agreement for Cyprus as lawmakers in her coalition embraced the package.
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German chancellor Angela Merkel has popped in to see the Pope, to discuss the European economy and garner votes back...
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Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, said yesterday that there was no place in a just society for excessive executive pay as her coalition government joined a Europe-wide clampdown on corporate largesse.
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BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Merkel: education minister quits after university votes to revoke doctorate.
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NUREMBERG, Germany (Reuters) - Angela Merkel's Free Democrat (FDP) coalition allies finally got into their stride at a weekend congress, mauling the opposition instead of each other and holding up Germans' prosperity compared to European peers as a reason to keep them in power.
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BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel averted a potentially embarrassing defeat in parliament when rebel members of her center-right coalition accepted a compromise plan on Monday to require German companies to put more women on their boards.
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Angela Merkel could lurch to the right in order to tackle a new Eurosceptic party, taking a tougher stance on immigration, a leaked internal briefing by the German chancellor's coalition partner suggests.
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