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Merkel’s designated successor to quit after vote fiasco

Angela Merkel’s designated successor will quit her role as head of the Germany’s strongest party and won’t stand for the chancellorship following a debacle in a regional election.

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German government officials resign after aligning with far-right

Two German officials in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government have resigned after breaking a widely-accepted political taboo by aligning themselves with the far-right.

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Merkel, Erdogan, Putin discuss diplomatic solution for Libya – government spokesman

German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed efforts to reach a diplomatic solution for the Libyan conflict in two separate phone calls with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a government spokesman said on Monday.

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Putin, Zelensky Agree to Donbass Ceasefire, Prisoner Exchange in Paris ‘Normandy Format’ Summit with Merkel, Macron

The Presidents of Russia and Ukraine, Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky, agreed to implement a full-fledged ceasefire in the war in the Eastern Ukrainian region of Donbass by the end of 2019, during a summit the so called “Normandy Format”, also attended by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron.

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Leftist coalition victory and the future of Merkel’s government

Angela Merkel’s political future was hanging in the balance on Saturday evening after the junior party in her coalition government voted to remove its leader.

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German parliament to decide on Huawei 5G involvement, Merkel’s CDU party agrees

Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) overwhelmingly approved a motion on Saturday to debate in parliament the involvement of controversial tech firm Huawei in building the nation’s 5G network.

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Berlin Wall anniversary: Merkel warns democracy is not ‘self-evident’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned against taking democracy for granted, at a ceremony marking the 30th anniversary of the Berlin Wall’s fall.

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Boris Johnson tells Angela Merkel to scrap Brexit backstop amid warnings he is on ‘collision course’ with EU

Boris Johnson has demanded that Angela Merkel drop the controversial Irish backstop from the Brexit agreement, amid warnings from Europe that he is setting himself on a “collision course” with the continent.

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Crisis talks as Merkel’s coalition suffers new blow

Parties in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government are set to hold separate crisis talks on Monday, after her fragile coalition suffered a fresh body blow as the leader of junior partner SPD quit.

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Merkel throws May a lifeline over UK’s Brexit departure date

Angela Merkel is open to backing Theresa May’s request for a short Brexit extension as the German chancellor seeks to maintain the pressure on British MPs to support the withdrawal agreement, according to senior EU sources.

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US and Germany clash over Iran deal and Syria

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended a nuclear deal with Iran during a showdown with US vice-President Mike Pence at a security conference in her country.

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Merkel bids farewell to Facebook as exit looms

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel took another step in her stage-managed exit from politics yesterday, posting a video to announce the closure of her Facebook page after stepping down as head of her party.

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Merkel Presses Putin In Phone Call On Detained Ukrainian Sailors

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin in a call discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine and Crimea, with Merkel pressing Putin on the continued detention of 24 Ukrainian sailors seized by Moscow’s forces in the Kerch Strait.

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Block Russian ships from EU and US ports – Merkel’s heir

The European Union and the United States should consider banning from their ports Russian ships originating from the Sea of Azov after Russia captured three Ukrainian vessels there, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s protégé said yesterday.

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Merkel critic Seehofer wants to resign as Bavarian conservative chief – sources

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, a critic of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s liberal asylum policies, has told members of his Bavarian conservative party that he wants to resign as party chief, party sources told Reuters on Sunday.

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The SPD May Deal The Final Blow To Angela Merkel’s Chancellorship

Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) suffered another poor state election result on Sunday October 28 with 27 per cent, down 11.3 percentage points from the 2013 election in Hesse. Her grand coalition partner the Social Democratic Party (SPD) slumped to 19.8 per cent of votes, down 10.9 percentage points, its worst showing since 1946.

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