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Germany supports allies but won't bomb Syria over alleged chemical attack – Merkel

Berlin and its allies have “tremendous” unity on Syria, but Germany would not join strikes on the country over the alleged chemical incident in Douma, Angela Merkel said. Germany expects to be “consulted” before any attack. “Germany will not take part in possible – there have not been any decisions yet, I want to stress that – military action,” Chancellor ...

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Man 'shouting in foreign language' lunges at Merkel in street as she leaves Bundestag (VIDEO)

Police have averted a possible assault on Angela Merkel shortly after she left the parliament, where MPs earlier voted to reelected her as the German Chancellor. A man tried to force her way to her but was quickly apprehended. As the newly elected chancellor left the building of the German Bundestag (the lower house of the parliament), a man, who ...

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Merkel secures fourth term as chancellor after parliamentary approval

Published time: 14 Mar, 2018 08:54 Edited time: 14 Mar, 2018 08:59 German MPs have approved Angela Merkel’s candidature as chancellor. Merkel has thus secured her fourth term as the country’s leader after months of political gambling. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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Presents from Putin: Merkel recalls receiving 'very good smoked fish' from Russian president

Just one day after it was revealed that Angela Merkel sends Vladimir Putin bottles of German beer, the chancellor has said that the Russian president also sends gifts her way. Read more When asked about the gift swaps by a reporter at a press conference on Monday, Merkel said “it’s well known that Russian president likes German beer.” It came ...

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Beer buddies: Merkel sends Putin bottles of German booze, Russian leader reveals

Beer enthusiasts the world over appreciate German varieties, and the Russian president is no exception. Chancellor Angela Merkel even sends Vladimir Putin a few bottles of Saxony-brewed pilsner, the president has revealed. Read more “From time to time, Angela sends me a few bottles of Radeberger beer,” the Russian leader said in the documentary film ‘Putin,’ made by VGTRK channel, ...

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‘You have to call it by name’: Merkel publicly admits ‘no-go areas’ in Germany

“No-go areas” do exist in Germany, Angela Merkel admitted in an interview, adding that the arrival of “so many refugees” in the country “has raised multiple questions.” Speaking with RTL, Merkel acknowledged that there are areas in Germany where people cannot feel safe. She also made it clear that it’s time for the authorities to do something in order to ...

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Merkel walks out of parliament after AfD leader lambasts her support for migrant quota system

German Chancellor Angela Merkel walked out of a parliamentary session after a leader from the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party criticized her support of a proposed EU refugee distribution system. While Merkel and AfD have never been friends, one particular comment by the party’s co-founder, Alexander Gauland, prompted her to leave the Bundestag on Thursday. That remark slammed the ...

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May heads to Berlin for crunch talks with Merkel

British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to hold crucial talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, as she seeks to make progress on Brexit negotiations. Friday’s meeting takes place the day before a speech at the annual Munich Security Conference, in which May is expected to explain the “security partnership” that she wants to maintain with the European ...

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Merkel ridicules May at Davos, adding to long list of EU misery for British PM

Angela Merkel reportedly left journalists in stitches after she mocked Theresa May’s failed attempts to negotiate a Brexit deal. Unfortunately for Britain, however, the PM is no stranger to EU ridicule. From being shunned by pretty much everyone at an EU reception to a sad Mexican wave fail, RT looks at some of the times May has been left red-faced ...

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Germany vs Britain: Merkel mocks May as leaders grapple over Brexit

Germany appears to have lost all respect for the UK government over Brexit. It has emerged that Chancellor Angela Merkel ridiculed British Prime Minister Theresa May in public and to the media. Clear tensions are emerging between the two female leaders as Merkel – a mighty force in the European Union – and May each hope to get the better ...

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