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Armin Laschet wins race to lead Angela Merkel's Centre-Right Bloc in German election
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Armin Laschet wins race to lead Angela Merkel's Centre-Right Bloc in German election

Laschet, the leader of the Christian Democrat, now faces a big battle ahead of the 26 September parliamentary election — to connect with voters and win over fellow conservatives who backed his more popular rival, Markus Soeder

German authorities approve new Russia gas pipeline Nord Stream 2, risking tensions with eastern neighbours
World

German authorities approve new Russia gas pipeline Nord Stream 2, risking tensions with eastern neighbours

German authorities issued a final approval for a new gas pipeline from Russia, risking higher tensions with eastern neighbours fearful of European energy dependence on Moscow

Angela Merkel gets fourth term as chancellor as German Parliament ends six months of political turmoil
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Angela Merkel gets fourth term as chancellor as German Parliament ends six months of political turmoil

Germany's parliament elected Angela Merkel for her fourth term as chancellor on Wednesday, putting an end to nearly six months of political drift in Europe's biggest economy.

Angela Merkel vows to serve full four-year term despite growing criticism, says she feels no decline in her authority
World

Angela Merkel vows to serve full four-year term despite growing criticism, says she feels no decline in her authority

German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Sunday to serve another full four-year term despite growing criticism within her conservative ranks of the sweeping concessions she made to hold onto power.

Germans divided on the effectiveness of CCTV cameras in crime prevention, even as its govt pushes forth video surveillance measures
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Germans divided on the effectiveness of CCTV cameras in crime prevention, even as its govt pushes forth video surveillance measures

In Germany though, there is no straightforward answer to video surveillance. There are protests against video surveillance cameras in public spaces in Germany

Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls on Turkish-origin Germans to 'slap' parties in Angela Merkel's coalition
World

Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls on Turkish-origin Germans to 'slap' parties in Angela Merkel's coalition

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday called on Turkish-origin Germans to give a "slap" to both parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition in September polls, pressing on with what Berlin has condemned as unprecedented meddling.

Angela Merkel: US, Britain no longer reliable partners, Europe must take
World

Angela Merkel: US, Britain no longer reliable partners, Europe must take "fate into its own hands"

Europe "must take its fate into its own hands" faced with a western alliance divided by Brexit and Donald Trump's presidency, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

Germany: Angela Merkel's conservative party wins significant Saarland vote as election year begins
World

Germany: Angela Merkel's conservative party wins significant Saarland vote as election year begins

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party easily won an election in Germany's western Saarland state on Sunday, an unexpectedly strong performance as Merkel prepares to seek a fourth term in a national vote later this year.

Germany defended against two hacking attacks in 2016 by Russian hackers
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Germany defended against two hacking attacks in 2016 by Russian hackers

Germany last year warded off two cyber attacks by APT28, a top official said Friday, referring to a Russian hacking group also dubbed "Fancy Bear" that experts say successfully targeted Hillary Clinton's U.S. election campaign.

Berlin attack is a blow to Angela Merkel, but will it undo her bold gamble to squeeze the Left?
World

Berlin attack is a blow to Angela Merkel, but will it undo her bold gamble to squeeze the Left?

Whether the attacker thought of it in that light or not, the horrific truck-mowing-people strike at a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday night was also a broadside against German chancellor Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel calls for ban on Muslim veils in Germany
World

Angela Merkel calls for ban on Muslim veils in Germany

Angela Merkel laid out her case for a fourth term as German chancellor on Tuesday, with a call to ban full-face Muslim veils and the promise of a tougher stance on immigration after a record influx of refugees

Germany: Chancellor Angela Merkel re-elected as Conservative party leader
World

Germany: Chancellor Angela Merkel re-elected as Conservative party leader

The vote came after a speech in which Merkel struck a decidedly conservative note, telling members that she wants to stem the influx of migrants.

German Chancellor Merkel seeks party leadership in the run up to 2017 polls
World

German Chancellor Merkel seeks party leadership in the run up to 2017 polls

Chancellor Merkel stressed her determination to prevent a repeat of last year's huge migrant influx as she seeks a new two-year term in charge of her party.

Germany has come a long way in dealing with migrants, says Chancellor Angela Merkel
World

Germany has come a long way in dealing with migrants, says Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel also stressed that the country managed to drastically reduce the influx of new migrants coming to Germany.

Angela Merkel under pressure over liberal refugee policy after poll defeat to anti-migrant party
World

Angela Merkel under pressure over liberal refugee policy after poll defeat to anti-migrant party

German Chancellor Angela Merkel came under renewed pressure over her liberal refugee policy Monday after an upstart anti-migrant populist party handed her party a humiliating defeat in her home state.

Refugee crisis seems to have brought out welcoming warmth among Germans
World

Refugee crisis seems to have brought out welcoming warmth among Germans

There can be little doubt that the overall response to what has been called the ‘refugee crisis’ has been far more welcoming in Germany than in most of the countries that border it.

Despite injuries, Angela Merkel chairs first cabinet meeting of 3rd term
World

Despite injuries, Angela Merkel chairs first cabinet meeting of 3rd term

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has chaired the first meeting of her newly-formed "grand coalition" cabinet despite injuries sustained in a skiing accident in Switzerland.

Angela Merkel on track to third term as Chancellor after election win
World

Angela Merkel on track to third term as Chancellor after election win

Angela Merkel was on track to win a third term as chancellor in a German election on Sunday after her conservatives scored their best result in decades, but it was unclear whether she could avoid being forced into a coalition with her leftist rivals.

German parliament to vote on euro plans tomorrow
Economy

German parliament to vote on euro plans tomorrow

German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces a crucial parliamentary vote tomorrow on Europe's new strategy to resolve the euro zone debt crisis, which was negotiated with her EU partners at the summit in Brussels.