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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Francis talk about a ‘strong’ Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Francis talk about a ‘strong’ Europe

May 18, AP VATICAN CITY (AP) — Merkel flew to Rome Saturday for a 45-minute session with the pope at the Vatican. Her Christian Democrat party depends heavily on support from Protestant and Catholic voters, and the chat and photo opportunity could be a campaign boost. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, mindful of the weight of […]

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US President Barack Obama will make first official visit to Berlin in June

US President Barack Obama will make first official visit to Berlin in June

May 11, AP – Obama is to visit Berlin in June for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a German government spokesman said Friday. US President Barack Obama is to make his first official visit to Berlin next month, although he has been to the German capital before. He made a major foreign policy speech […]

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel on visit to Afghanistan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on visit to Afghanistan

May 10, AP – Germany is the only NATO nation that has so far committed troops to Afghanistan after the coalition completes its scheduled pullout of combat forces next year. The U.S. is likely to deploy several thousand troops if the Afghan government provides them legal protection. Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel made a surprise visit […]

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Rocky road to the top for women in advancing their careers,

Rocky road to the top for women in advancing their careers,

May 9, AP – German Chancellor Angela Merkel bluntly asked the women from the outset to share their experiences. Especially any difficulties they faced when it came to advancing their careers. The discussion at the chancellery was merciless and lively – entrepreneurs, mayors and scientists did not mince their words. One hundred women, who are, […]

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