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German arms exports hit record after big sales to Egypt

Germany’s arms exports reached record levels in 2021, largely due to significant sales of maritime and air defense weapons to…

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Europe

Germany shuts down three of its six nuclear power plants

Germany’s nuclear phase-out has entered its penultimate phase today, as the country shuts down half of its six nuclear plants…

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Scholz to Germans: Let’s all help to defeat COVID in 2022

Chancellor Olaf Scholz is urging Germans to pull together to defeat the coronavirus in 2022 and promising to react “quickly…

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Europe

Germany: Merkel’s CDU party chooses conservative Merz as leader

Members of Germany’s centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) have chosen prominent conservative Friedrich Merz as party leader. The appointment comes…

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Europe

Germany’s foreign policy could be Scholz’s biggest headache | View

Opinions expressed in View articles are solely those of the authors. The new German government is full of contrasts. Made…

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Europe

‘Auf Wiedersehen Angela!’ Merkel’s best moments of 16 years in office

More than 16 years after she was appointed as Germany’s first female chancellor, Angela Merkel has now assured herself a…

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Angela Merkel greets successor Olaf Scholz after 16 years as German leader

Angela Merkel’s 16-year tenure as Germany’s chancellor formally ended Wednesday with the 67-year-old fist-bumping successor Olaf Scholz following the official…

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Europe

Bye-bye Angela: Six legacies that defined the Merkel era

Today marked the end of an era in global politics as Germany’s Angela Merkel left office after 16 years in…

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Europe

The most striking pictures of Merkel’s 16 years in power

Angela Merkel’s rule in Germany might be over, but she definitely made her mark on world politics. As Germany’s new…

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Europe

Olaf Scholz voted in as Germany’s new chancellor as Merkel bows out

Olaf Scholz has been voted in as Germany’s new chancellor. Scholz got the support of 395 politicians in the Bundestag…

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