Tag Archives: Merkel

19Sep/17

A look at the reign of Angela Merkel: from Helmut Kohl’s little girl to mother of the nation

ROEVERSHAGEN, GERMANY (REUTERS) – With German elections looming, polls indicate that Europe’s longest-serving female Chancellor Angela Merkel is likely to emerge triumphant for a fourth term.
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19Sep/17

Germany: economy propels Merkel towards 4th term

German investor sentiment has improved by more than expected in September in readings that bode well for Chancellor Angela Merkel as she seeks a fourth term in Sunday’s national election. As David Pollard reports, an opposition campaign to highlight inequality appears to be gaining little traction with voters. Continue reading

09Sep/17

U.S. celebrities fall for Germany’s First Lady: The Merkel effect

BERLIN, GERMANY (REUTERS) – Hollywood stars and a former U.S president offer Germany’s incumbent Chancellor Angela Merkel their backing for the September 24 elections even as the chancellor faces persistent heckling on the home front.
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08Nov/16

Clinton as first female U.S. President would be a step towards gender balance – Germany’s Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says first female U.S. President would be a step towards gender balance in leading positions.

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05Sep/16
G20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel

G20- Merkel says urgent for investment to flow into Africa

Germany’s Angela Merkel calls for more direct foreign investment to flow into Africa

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28Sep/15

New report shows chasm between car test results and real world

A report by an environmental campaign group reveals new European cars are spewing out more carbon dioxide than laboratory tests show.

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31Aug/15

Merkel: Germany must speed up processing asylum applications, fight right-wing extremism

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says asylum applications must be processed more quickly to send back persons who were denied the status, adds that Germany must take a hard line on right-wing extremism.

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31Aug/15

Merkel warns Germans that migrant crisis won’t be resolved soon

Germany’s Merkel says on migrant crisis that Germany faces a long-term challenge and that Germans must show flexibility.

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