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Top German court sides with far-right AfD over Angela Merkel comments

Germany’s highest court has backed the country’s far-right party over comments made by former Chancellor Angela Merkel  Alternative for Deutschland (AfD)…

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Business

Combative Merkel denies appeasing Putin over Ukraine

Angela Merkel said she had “nothing to apologise for” over her policy towards Moscow, and Germany’s former chancellor denied that…

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USA News

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

Scholz sworn in as German chancellor as Merkel era ends

Olaf Scholz was sworn in as Germany’s new chancellor on Wednesday, ending Angela Merkel’s 16 years as leader. Scholz’s Social…

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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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Health

Merkel makes final appeal to Germans to get vaccinated

Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel has made what is likely her final appeal before leaving office next week for Germans to…

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Europe

Pomp, punk and the pandemic see Merkel out of office in Germany

One week before she steps aside, outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel was treated to a traditional sendoff Thursday, involving a…

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Vegas News

German parties reach deal for government to end Merkel era

By Frank Jordans and Geir Moulson, Associated Press Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021 | 8:30 a.m. BERLIN — Three German parties…

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Europe

German parties agree three-way coalition deal as Merkel era ends

Germany’s Social Democrats, the Free Democratic Party and the Greens have reached an agreement to form a coalition government after…

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