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24 Sep 2017
Angela Merkel won a fourth term as German chancellor in a federal election that lifted a far-right party into parliament for the first time since the immediate aftermath of World War II, according to exit polls that point to growing polarization in Europe's biggest economy.
24 Sep 2017
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was on the final leg of her campaign tour on Saturday as she headed to her home constituency a day ahead of the German federal elections.
8 Jul 2017
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke at a World Bank event on women on the sidelines of the G20 summit on Saturday (July 8).
10 Jun 2017
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the EU is ready to start Brexit negotiations despite the UK election shock.
2 May 2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomes his German counterpart Angela Merkel in Sochi. Talks are expected to focus on the upcoming G20 summit in July as well as conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.
18 Mar 2017
US President Donald Trump says he backs the NATO alliance but, with visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel at his side, stresses that some member states were not contributing enough.
17 Jan 2017
After Trump's remarks Merkel says Europe's fate is in its own hands while economists fear end of free trade.
22 Dec 2016
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