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Gone Rogue: Merkel's Coalition Split on UN Migration Plan

Health Minister Jens Spahn, who hopes to lead the CDU when Merkel steps down as party leader later this year, has suggested that Germany should not sign the pact and called for further debate on the issue.

SPUTNIKNEWS.COM - 2018-11-19 00:00:00

An Ex-Rival and a Protégée Vie to Replace Merkel as German Conservatives’ Leader

As the Christian Democratic Union seeks to replace Angela Merkel, who isstepping down after 18 years, the party, and the country, is keenly aware that whoever succeeds her as party leader could well become the next chancellor of Germany.

MSN.COM - 2018-11-18 19:42:45

Macron, Merkel seek joint strategies on Trump, euro

The Associated PressFRANKFURT (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel consulted Sunday on migration, fixing the euro currency, Europe’s defense, taxing digital companies and other issues as the two leaders looked to preserve their influence abroad while their auth

THE-JAPAN-NEWS.COM - 2018-11-19 22:05:00

Report: Merkel urged Romania’s president not to move embassy to Jerusalem

Has Germany changed course on Israel under Angela Merkel toward active, if private, hostility? In an exclusive report that is not being denied by either government, Benjamin Weinthal of theJerusalem Postwrites:

AMERICAN THINKER - 2018-11-19 00:00:00

'I'm really enjoying this!' Relaxed Merkel rediscovers her voice

As her potential successors jockey for position before the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party conference next month, Merkel is free to focus on securing her legacy. To do that, she also needs to ensure that she's not pushed out before her time is up in 2021. So far, she has the support of Wolfga


Angela Merkel faces mass protests as she defends her immigration policies during a visit to Chemnitz -- Sott.net

German Chancellor Angela Merkel finally visited the eastern German city of Chemnitz, more than two months after massive right-wing protests there. However, twenty times as many people came to protest against her than to see her.

SOTT.NET - 2018-11-18 16:47:00

Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel attemd wreath-laying ceremony

Macron stood with a bowed head alongside the German ChancellorThey attended a ceremony at Germany's memorial to the victims of warThe French President is visiting as both he and Merkel are lagging in the pollsMerkel has backed Macron's proposal for a European army somedayByCharlotte Dean For Mailonl

DAILY MAIL - 2018-11-18 13:30:11

Merkel Warns the EU's Brexit Offer Final: ‘No More Bargaining’

There is “no question” of renegotiating the super-soft Brexit deal agreed with Theresa May, Angela Merkel has warned, as Eurocrats voiced hope that the divorce could be called off altogether.


Macron pushes defense in Merkel meeting | World | Journal Gazette

FRANKFURT, Germany – French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel consulted Sunday on migration, fixing the euro currency, Europe's defense, taxing digital companies and other issues as the two leaders looked to preserve their influence abroad while their authority flags at h

FORT WAYNE JOURNAL GAZETTE - 2018-11-19 01:00:00

Merkel protege eyes female quota for lawmakers, takes aim at dual citizenship - World News

The woman campaigning to succeedAngelaMerkelas head of Germany’s Christian Democrats (CDU), said she may consider quotas to get more women in parliament, as she positioned herself for a party election in December.

HURRIYETDAILYNEWS.COM - 2018-11-18 16:00:00

Macron, Merkel meet amid WWI centenary debate on European army

During their second meeting in a week, the pair will likely delve deeper into the idea of a future European army, a proposal that has raised Trump's hackles.

YAHOO! - 2018-11-18 00:00:00

‘No question’ of further Brexit negotiations, says Angela Merkel

“We have a document on the table that Britain and the EU 27 have agreed to, so for me there is no question at the moment whether we negotiate further,” the Chancellor said.


Merkel Protege Eyes Female Quota in Parliament

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer was placed second in a poll released byBild am Sonntag, with support from 32 percent of conservatives, behind businessman Friedrich Merz with 49 percent in favor of seeing him succeed Merkel at a party congress on Dec. 7.

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2018-11-17 19:02:00

Angela Merkel’s protégée raises prospect of national service

The three rivals to lead the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) used their first head-to-head debate to set out strikingly different visions, including drastically cutting red tape, a revival of Germany’s “Judaeo-Christian” heritage and confrontation with the US.


View from the street: An open letter to Angela Merkel on Northern Ireland and the draft Brexit agreement

You have been most vocal in your rejection of further negotiations. What is certain is that the current deal won’t get through our parliament for the reasons set out below. The purpose of this letter, therefore, is to invite you to consider two specific negotiation changes to the Withdrawal Agreemen


Angela Merkel finally faces critics in Chemnitz

Even before her arrival, the chancellor's visit had been criticized as "too late." Three months ago, far-right violence, demonstrations and counter-protests put Chemnitz in the headlines around the world.


Merkel defends refugee policy in protest-hit eastern city

Saxony state, where Chemnitz is located, has been a stronghold of far-right parties and groups that bitterly oppose Merkel for her 2015 decision to keep German borders open to a mass influx of migrants and refugees.


Merkel tells people of Chemnitz: Don't let haters set the agenda

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during the meeting with readers of 'Freie Presse' newspaper in Chemnitz, Germany, November 16, 2018. Kay Nietfeld/Pool via REUTERS


Merkel says ‘No negotiation!’ on Brexit - WND

European Union leaders have been broadly united in their support for the draft deal the Prime Minister has struck with Brussels amid mounting concern Britain could tumble out of the bloc without an agreement when it officially leaves on March 29, 2019. But the German Chancellor, seen as one of the m


This week in photos: Royals in black, Macron and Merkel mark Armistice, Putin in Singapore

British royals wearing black at Remembrance service, Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel marking Armistice, Vladimir Putin visiting Singapore and other photographs of the week. The world in pictures in a photo gallery by TASS