Germany Alarmed by Spike in Migrants Reaching Greece From Turkey

(Bloomberg) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is watching with alarm the growing number of migrants reaching the Greek islands from Turkey. The swell of asylum seekers crossing the western Aegean Sea is a sign of trouble in the arrangements … Read More

Merkel: US No Longer ‘Automatically’ Plays Role of Europe’s Defender

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Speaking before the lower house of parliament in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated on Wednesday that the US will no longer defend Europe automatically and that the latter should make more efforts to defend itself. “Europe is … Read More

Germany: Merkel urges EU to reduce dependence on White House

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German Chancellor calls out EU: “Time to take their fate into their own hands” | Photo: Reuters Germany’s Angela Merkel says Europe shouldn’t rely on U.S. directives and create its own sovereignty. Angela Merkel once again talked about the need to reduce … Read More

Angela Merkel says there is hope for Brexit deal ‘right up to the last day’

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Mrs. Merkel hinted that Brussels would insist on level playing field guarantees as part of any agreement CREDIT: HAYOUNG JEON/EPA Angela Merkel has said there is still every chance of a Brexit deal being struck as British negotiators headed to Brussels for further … Read More

German Chancellor Angela Merkel hopes US-China trade war will be over soon

German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a welcome ceremony with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang before their meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing yesterday.PHOTO: DPA German Chancellor looks to start a new phase in EU ties with … Read More

Macron: ‘I’m the hard boy of EU’ – French leader issues Boris with a fresh Brexit warning

EMMANUEL MACRON declared himself the “hard boy” of Brexit today but said he is ready to respect the decision made by British voters to quit the European Union. The French President challenged Mr. Johnson to deliver a solution to break … Read More

Is Germany edging toward recession?

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Fresh figures suggest that Europe’s biggest economy may be heading for a recession, as its growth slowed in the second quarter. Calls for more fiscal stimulus are growing louder, but the government sees no need for it. Western Europe hasn’t … Read More

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel

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From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office post-vacation. Chancellor Angela Merkel sat down on Wednesday as she welcomed Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda in Berlin to the tune of military … Read More

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