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Angela Merkel's shaking changes how Germany's leaders discuss their health
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When Angela Merkel shakes, the whole of Germany worries. But on Thursday, comfortably seated, the chancellor got through a state reception untroubled. Politicians revealing health issues is no longer taboo in Germany.
Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder
Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke.
Could violators of Germany's constitution forfeit basic rights?
The former secretary-general of Angela Merkel's conservatives wants enemies of the constitution to forfeit important basic rights, citing Article 18 of Germany's Basic Law. What is Article 18 and how would it be applied?
Merkel backs Ukraine's Zelenskiy in Russia dispute
The Ukrainian president has vowed to push his country towards EU and NATO accession. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed his calls for maintaining sanctions against Russia.
Leaders pay respects to D-Day soldiers in Portsmouth
About 300 D-Day veterans will attend a military event in Portsmouth to honor WWII troops who landed in Normandy 75 years ago. US President Donald Trump, Germany's Angela Merkel and other leaders will also pay respects.
Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms
Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration had damaged businesses.
Angela Merkel: We need to fight for Europe
The German chancellor has urged European unity in the face of challenges from China, the US and Russia. In an interview with a German daily, Merkel also revealed her stance on issues such as Brexit and climate change.
A Cold War solution for Serbia and Kosovo?
Balkan leaders are traveling to Berlin to "exchange opinions" with Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron. The mini-summit is to focus on the bid to revive the talks between Belgrade and Pristina.
How long will Angela Merkel's chancellorship last?
Angela Merkel says she wants to remain in office until her term is up. But behind the scenes, plans are already being hatched for Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer to take over the chancellorship.
German government buys three new aircraft after fiascos
Chancellor Angela Merkel and other senior ministers can look forward to traveling in new Airbus aircraft for future diplomatic trips. The existing fleet of official jets struggled to get off the ground in 2018.
Sudan protesters demand civilian rule
Protesters in Sudan have overcome army attempts to disperse their sit-in and resumed their calls for civilian rule. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is among those calling for a quick transition to a civilian government.
Angela Merkel's mother, Herlind Kasner, dies aged 90
Herlind Kasner, a former English teacher and the mother of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, has passed away. Merkel said her mother always showed "great interest" in her life and spoke with her regularly.