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Angela Merkel

11 Apr 2019
Herlind Kasner, a former English teacher and the mother of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, has passed away. Merkel said her mother always showed "great interest" in her life and spoke with her regularly.
10 Apr 2019
In a short parliamentary statement, Chancellor Angela Merkel advocated a longer but flexible extension to the UK's EU exit date. She said this might allow "a little calm" to return the process.
16 Mar 2019
A new ARD Deutschlandtrend poll shows most voters feel Merkel's party has been successful in pushing its agenda. A majority also say Germany should use its budget surplus to invest in the future.
1 Jan 2019
German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeals to the public spirit in her own country and evokes the idea of a stronger EU in her New Year's address. Her answer to international crises: greater responsibility for Germany.
23 Dec 2018
What to make of Angela Merkel's successor as CDU leader?
16 Dec 2018
The chancellor told her Russian counterpart that measures needed to be taken to ensure "smooth passage" through the Kerch Strait. But stopping conflict in the Sea of Azov wasn't the only thing the two leaders discussed.
9 Dec 2018
Angela Merkel takes her leave as conservative party head.
15 Oct 2018
In Bavaria, Merkel's conservative sister party CSU lost its absolute majority after six decades of dominance.
28 Sep 2018
What does Turkish President Erdogan want from Germany and Angela Merkel? People in Istanbul share their views on Turkey’s currency crisis and Erdogan’s visit to Berlin.
2 Sep 2018
What German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, told Buhari.
1 Sep 2018
Nigerian government welcomes Germany Chancellor, Angela Merkel, with pomp.
31 Aug 2018
Nigeria's Buhari greets Merkel ahead of meeting in Abuja.


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US Vice President Kamala Harris will head the new federal office, as she and Biden gear up for the 2024 election. The White House efforts towards gun control are unlikely to be effective without the support of Congress.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was optimistic about the prospect of reaching an agreement with Saudi Arabia, even as the peace pact still faces major hurdles.
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During a speech in France, the Catholic leader urged a humane pan-European response to migration. French President Emmanuel Macron attended the address as his government deliberates a harsher response to asylum-seekers.
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Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said that the US takes "very, very seriously" incidents of "transnational repression," adding that he wants to ensure "accountability."
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An explosion erupted at a warehouse for smuggled fuel in southern Benin. Benin's informal economy is heavily reliant on selling smuggled Nigerian fuel on the black market.
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Pakistan's parliamentary elections will be held next January, the country's election authority announced on Thursday, delaying the vote that was initially tabled for November. The Election Commission of Pakistan said the elections are scheduled for the last week of January.