Top Merkel Party MP: Strip right-wing ‘extremists’ of free speech, free assembly

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PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images The former General-Secretary of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has advocated stripping right-wing “extremists” of their fundamental rights to free speech and free assembly. Mr Tauber, who serves as an MP for the CDU … Read More

Merkel’s illustrious reign is at risk of being tarnished

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speeches during her meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin (not pictured) at Meseberg governmental house August 18, 2018 in Gransee, Germany. Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images Sakrileg, the German word for sacrilege: the violation or misuse … Read More

Macron ‘would support’ Merkel for Commission president

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  German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets French President Emmanuel Macron | Carsten Koall/Getty Images French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday told Swiss TV station RTS that he would back German Chancellor Angela Merkel for European Commission president. Asked about his stance in … Read More

Germany Calls for De-escalation of ‘Explosive’ Iran-US Tensions

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Confrontation between Washington and Tehran is now “explosive” and could lead to military escalation, Germany’s foreign minister said on Monday, becoming the most senior Western official to visit Iran since a war of words erupted last month. Iran accused the … Read More

Economic clouds gather over Germany

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Stormy times ahead for the eurozone’s economic powerhouse? -Getty Images Concerns are growing over the strength of Germany’s economy – the largest in the eurozone – following the release of more gloomy official figures. Industrial production in April fell by … Read More

Angela Merkel’s future in doubt as Germany’s coalition partners hold crisis talks

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KEY POINTS Andrea Nahles, the leader of Germany’s junior coalition partner, the Social Democrats (SPD), announced her resignation on Sunday. The surprise move has sparked concerns that Merkel’s government might collapse over the coming months. “Andrea Nahles has made a … Read More

German Unemployment Explodes Most Since Financial Crisis, Sending Bund Yields Near Record Lows

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With China failing to spark a global reflationary wave, prompting fears that Beijing’s record credit injection to start 2019 was for nothing and a repeat of the Shanghai Accord won’t take place, coupled with collapsing global trade, which we noted … Read More

Angela Merkel warns against dark forces on the rise in Europe

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CNN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said “there is work to be done” in Germany to face up to the dark forces that are finding mainstream support there and in other parts of the world. “In Germany, obviously, they … Read More

Angela Merkel TURNS her back on EU: German leader REJECTS Brussels top job

ANGELA Merkel yesterday denied that she is in the hunt for a top European Union job after her term as German chancellor ends. Ms Merkel fuelled speculation that she is vying to replace Jean-Claude Juncker or Donald Tusk after claiming … Read More

Germany vows to save nuclear deal with Iran

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‘Germany always supports the international agreement and won’t spare any effort for its survival,’ German Envoy Michael Klor-Berchtold told Amir Abdollahian, especial aide to the Iranian parliament speaker. The Iranian official criticized Europe, especially Germany, France and the UK, the … Read More

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