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Angela Merkel: Chancellor of Germany
Angela Dorothea Merkel is a German politician serving as Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She served as the leader of the centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) from 2000 to 2018. Merkel has been widely described as the de facto leader of the European Union, the most powerful woman in the world, and by many commentators as the leader of the Free World.

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France's Macron to host Xi, Merkel and Junker at March 26 meeting

Emmanuel Macron will host Chinese President Xi Jinping as well as the leaders of Germany and the European Union's executive arm at a March 26 meeting to discuss multilateral relations between Europe..
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We'll fight for a Brexit deal, but prepare for failure: Merkel

The European Union must do everything possible to ensure that Britain leaves the bloc in an orderly fashion, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said ahead of a European Council summit that is set to be..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Angela Merkel

"Make love, not Brexit" activists tell EU leaders ahead of summit

Some of the protesters wore giant masks resembling British Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

Merkel lends support to Tusk's offer of short Brexit delay [Video]Merkel lends support to Tusk's offer of short Brexit delay

The German Chancellor said on Thursday that she hopes the UK will remain close to the EU after they depart the bloc. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:03Published

May's Brexit Request Void Without Parliament's Backing, Says German Politician [Video]May's Brexit Request Void Without Parliament's Backing, Says German Politician

Theresa May’s request for a Brexit extension lacks meaning without the support of parliament and the European Union should not decide on it before this becomes clear, a senior member of German..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

The EU Summit Looms [Video]The EU Summit Looms

According to Reuters.com, "Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plans were in disarray on Tuesday as her government sought to plot a way around a ruling by the speaker of parliament that she must..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Jobs At Stake If Deutsche, Commerzbank Merge Occurs [Video]Jobs At Stake If Deutsche, Commerzbank Merge Occurs

According to Reuters.com, "Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff said the government was looking into the issue of job cuts, after a workers’ union said that a merger of Deutsche Bank and its..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

World Responds To New Zealand Mosque Attacks With Anger And Sadness [Video]World Responds To New Zealand Mosque Attacks With Anger And Sadness

World leaders expressed disgust and sorrow at the killing of 49 people in New Zealand mosques. Many blamed the attacks on the demonization of Muslims, says Reuters. Western leaders from Donald Trump to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

U.S. Islam advocates call out Trump after NZ slaughter [Video]U.S. Islam advocates call out Trump after NZ slaughter

Council on American-Islamic Relations Executive Director Nihad Awad and Advocacy Director Abbas Barzegar on Friday condemned the New Zealand mosque attacks that left 49 killed and called out President..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published

World leaders Condemn New Zealand Terror Attack [Video]World leaders Condemn New Zealand Terror Attack

World leaders including Angela Merkel, Donald Trump and Theresa May have condemned the terror attack on New Zealand. On March 15 over 45 people were shot and killed at two mosques in Christchurch.

Credit: Newsweek     Duration: 01:25Published

Brexit & A Legal Challenge From Germany [Video]Brexit & A Legal Challenge From Germany

According to Reuters, Britain could face an EU legal challenge if it seeks to delay Brexit because of the impact on EU legislative elections, a legal opinion produced for Germany’s Bundestag said,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Trump tariffs and a no-deal Brexit could push Germany into recession [Video]Trump tariffs and a no-deal Brexit could push Germany into recession

Germany narrowly avoided a recession last year, but looming US-import tariffs and a no-deal Brexit could destabilize Europe's biggest economy. Matt Larotonda reports

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

Germany's Merkel: If Britain Needs More Time For Brexit, We Won't Refuse [Video]Germany's Merkel: If Britain Needs More Time For Brexit, We Won't Refuse

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said if Britain needed more time to sort out its departure from the European Union, she would not refuse. “If Britain needs some more time, we won’t refuse but we..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Brexit on the menu in Egypt, but can May make any headway? [Video]Brexit on the menu in Egypt, but can May make any headway?

British Prime Minister Theresa May met EU leaders in Egypt in Monday hoping to get changes to the withdrawal agreement that might get her deal through the UK parliament. Otherwise, as Francis Maguire..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:48Published

Merkel and May break bread ahead of Brexit talks in Egypt [Video]Merkel and May break bread ahead of Brexit talks in Egypt

British Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel sat for a breakfast meeting at the EU/Arab League summit in Egypt on Monday morning, while concerns over a Brexit delay grow...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published

May shoots pool with Italian PM on sidelines of EU Arab League summit [Video]May shoots pool with Italian PM on sidelines of EU Arab League summit

British Prime Minister Theresa May takes a shot at pool with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at the EU-Arab League Summit in Egypt. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:42Published

First EU-Arab League Summit 'very important' - Juncker [Video]First EU-Arab League Summit 'very important' - Juncker

The European Commission President was speaking as the summit, which will play host to more than 20 European heads of state or government, opened. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

Merkel, Pence clash on Iran deal at Munich conference [Video]Merkel, Pence clash on Iran deal at Munich conference

The German leader and the US vice president disagree over the best approach to Iran, with Merkel favouring negotiations.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:43Published

China Rebukes Germany After Calling For Global Nuclear Arms Treaty [Video]China Rebukes Germany After Calling For Global Nuclear Arms Treaty

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, China rejected German Chancellor Angela Merkel's appeal to join a Cold War-era arms control treaty the the United States has accused Russia of breaking,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

Chancellor Merkel Defends the Iran Nuclear Deal as Vice President Pence Admonishes the U.S.'s European Partners [Video]Chancellor Merkel Defends the Iran Nuclear Deal as Vice President Pence Admonishes the U.S.'s European Partners

German Chancellor Angela Merkel robustly defended European nations’ decision to stand by the Iran nuclear deal in a spirited backing Saturday of her multilateral approach to global affairs, but U.S...

Credit: Time     Duration: 00:47Published

Pence Chastises EU, Rejects Merkel's Call to Work With Russia [Video]Pence Chastises EU, Rejects Merkel's Call to Work With Russia

According to Reuters, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday, rejecting a call by Germany’s chancellor to include Russia in global cooperation..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Pence Presses Merkel Over Nordstream, Iran Deal [Video]Pence Presses Merkel Over Nordstream, Iran Deal

According to Reuters, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Europe and the United States need to stand together against Iran. Pence also reiterated..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

In Munich, it's Pence versus Merkel [Video]In Munich, it's Pence versus Merkel

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave speeches at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday criticizing each other's countries on trade and national security. It's..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:43Published

UK PM May Held Constructive Calls With Merkel And Other Leaders [Video]UK PM May Held Constructive Calls With Merkel And Other Leaders

According to Reuters, a spokeswoman for British Prime Minister Theresa May, said that she held constructive phone calls with European leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, to discuss the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Merkel Strives For Orderly Brexit But Says Deal Must Be Fair [Video]Merkel Strives For Orderly Brexit But Says Deal Must Be Fair

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she would do everything she could to achieve an orderly Brexit. before the March 29 deadline but said any deal must be fair and work in practice. With..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Merkel Says Its Still Possible To Reach Brexit Solution Without Reopening Deal [Video]Merkel Says Its Still Possible To Reach Brexit Solution Without Reopening Deal

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that she believes a solution to the Irish border issue can be reached in Brexit negotiations without reopening the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Huawei under fire from European forces [Video]Huawei under fire from European forces

Tech giant Huawei faced unfriendly fire on Tuesday (February 5) from multiple powers across Europe - each weighing new restraints against the company following allegations it cooperated with Chinese..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

 

Merkel lends support to Tusk's offer of short Brexit delay

German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed readiness on Thursday to back a short extension to Britain's planned exit from the European Union, suggesting that the June 30 date requested by Prime Minister..
Reuters - Published

Merkel: Germany will meet pledge to spend 1.5 percent of GDP on defense by 2024

Germany will meet the obligation it has made to NATO allies to spend 1.5 percent of economic output on defense by 2024, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

German conservative: May's Brexit request void without parliament's backing

Theresa May's request for a Brexit extension lacks meaning without the support of parliament and the European Union should not decide on it before this becomes clear, a senior member of German..
Reuters - Published

German SPD chief wants to extend arms export halt to Saudi

The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), junior partners in conservative Angela Merkel's coalition, wants to extend a freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia imposed after the killing of Saudi..
Reuters - Published

Germany's Merkel ready to fight to last minute for orderly Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she would fight for an orderly Brexit right up until Britain's planned departure from the European Union on March 29.
Reuters - Published

Merkel: We're committed to increasing defense spending towards NATO target

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that Germany was committed to increasing its defense budget towards the NATO target of 2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP).
Reuters - Published

Brexit delay not uncontroversial among EU: Merkel's chief of staff

Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff on Monday said the issue of extending the delay for Britain's exit from the European Union is not uncontroversial among EU states, adding he could not rule out..
Reuters - Published

Merkel ally floats idea of broader talks with UK if Brexit delayed

Delaying Britain's exit from the European Union could present an opportunity to rework the bloc's approach to negotiating with London, an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Merkel protege: We should delay Brexit if that helps avoid disorderly exit

The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) said on Friday that the European Union should agree to a delay of Britain's departure from the bloc if it would prevent the..
Reuters - Published

Merkel: Brexit options narrower, goal remains an orderly Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday the options for Brexit had become more limited after British lawmakers rejected a divorce deal agreed between Prime Minister Theresa May and the EU but..
Reuters - Published

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