Merkel


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Mer·kel

 (mûr′kəl), Angela Born 1954.
German politician who became Germany's first woman chancellor in 2005.

Merkel

(ˈmɜːkəl)
n
(Biography) Angela. born 1954, German politician; chair of the Christian Democratic Union from 2000; chancellor of Germany from 2005 (the first woman to hold the office)
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GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named Time Magazine's Person of the Year, ahead of among others, Donald Trump.
Merkel faces splits in her conservative bloc and coalition with the Social Democrats (SPD), as well as opposition from other EU states, over her insistence that Germany can cope with 1 million migrants this year and that Europe must agree quotas for them.
BERLyN (CyHAN)- German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that shooting down of Russian warplane by Turkey complicated the Syrian talks on Wednesday.
Chancellor Merkel has been uncharacteristically assertive on the refugee crisis
THE Taoiseach wouldn't ask Angela Merkel for a write-down on the massive debts we took on to save the EU banks yet we hear he was in cahoots with her to delay cuts to car carbon dioxide
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel has threatened to seek legal action against EU countries in breach of refugee agreements.
NNA - German Chancellor Angela Merkel was re-elected unopposed on Tuesday as chief of her conservative party at a triumphant congress that celebrated her role as Europe's most powerful leader.
Berlin: A majority of Germans want Angela Merkel to run for a fourth term as Chancellor and nearly three in four believe she would like to remain in office beyond 2017, when her current term ends, a new poll shows.
Timing her visit to Ukraine -- on the eve of its independence day -- was not an inadvertent move by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Will Merkel be the factor that was lacking until now to push this process forward?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks with China's leaders on the second day of her three-day visit.
Athens, Jumada II 11, 1435, Apr 11, 2014, SPA -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Greece's economic reforms are paying off, but warns that the country is still not out of the woods.