Articles Tagged 'Angela Merkel'
Berlin attack: Merkel vows ‘national effort’ on deportation
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has promised a new push to send home failed asylum seekers after Berlin truck attacker Anis Amri murdered 12 people.
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Angela Merkel calls for Germany BURKA BAN saying ‘the full veil is not appropriate here’ in astonishing U-turn
GERMAN premier Angela Merkel called for a ban on the Burka for the first time as she launched a bid to remain in power with… READ MORE
Merkel to seek fourth term to defend threatened ‘values’
Berlin – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday she would seek a fourth term in elections next year to defend democratic principles in the face… READ MORE
Merkel’s party places 3rd in German election
Angela Merkel’s ruling CDU party has been beaten into third place by an anti-immigrant and anti-Islam party in elections in a north-eastern German state.
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Clearing Germany’s migrant backlog
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended her policies on refugees, in the wake of recent terror attacks. As tensions grow, the government is still trying to deal with the large number of migrants who took advantage of Germany’s open borders last year.
There were endless corridors where officials bustled through with files, offices with computers, microscopes and fingerprint-readers.
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Germany in a state of SIEGE: Merkel was cheered when she opened the floodgates to migrants. Now, with gangs of men roaming the streets and young German women being told to cover up, the mood’s changing
On the busy shopping street in Giessen, a German university town twinned with Winchester, migrant Atif Zahoor tucks into a chicken dish with his brother… READ MORE
Putin, Ukraine leader break crisis ice at D-Day event
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER France | The leaders of Russia and Ukraine held their first talks on Friday since Moscow annexed Crimea, airing ways to end their four-month conflict in a brief encounter during commemorations in France of the World War Two D-Day landings.
French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel brought together Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian president-elect Petro Poroshenko… READ MORE
Merkel coalition and left neck-and-neck in Sunday’s vote: poll
BERLIN | Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right coalition and the combined leftist opposition parties are running neck-and-neck before Sunday’s election, a poll showed on Friday, increasing the likelihood of a Merkel-led right-left coalition government.
The Forsa poll showed Merkel’s conservatives on 40 percent, up one point from the pollster’s previous survey on September 17, and their current center-right coalition partner, the… READ MORE
Merkel gets lift from big win in Bavarian poll
BERLIN â€” German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Bavarian allies scored a resounding win in a state vote Sunday, provisional results showed, giving her a boost one week ahead of a general election.
However the pro-business Free Democrats, junior partners in Bavaria and under Merkel in Berlin, tallied a disastrous three percent, crashing out of the regional parliament.
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Merkel rips German opposition for blocking tax cuts
BERLIN | Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized the centre-left opposition for blocking her government’s efforts to cut income taxes by 6 billion euros, telling a German… READ MORE