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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Summary: Berlin [Germany], Mar 14 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel was on Wednesday re-elected to the German Parliament for a record fourth term and will be sworn in later today.
ANGELA Merkel was on Wednesday sworn in as German chancellor before the lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, in Berlin.
Summary: Now that the new German government has been approved by the political parties and can finally begin work, it is time for Angela Merkel to think about her own agenda for the next few years.
On Wednesday, nearly six months after winning German federal elections on September 24, Angela Merkel will be formally installed again as Chancellor.
BERLIN -- Germany ended months of political uncertainty Sunday when Chancellor Angela Merkel gained the support needed to preserve her governing coalition and secure a fourth term as leader of Europe's largest economy.
Angela Merkel CHANCELLOR Angela Merkel's conservatives and Germany's main centre-left party have reached an agreement to form a new coalition government after a final negotiating session that dragged on for 24 hours.
Merkel, whose fourth term was thrown into doubt a week ago when three-way coalition talks with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and Greens collapsed, was handed a political lifeline by the SPD on Friday.
Merkel has more pressing priorities at home than Brexit.
GREG WILCOX German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a press conference at the headquarters of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in Berlin on Monday, one day after general elections.
As you know, we have had a siege of more than 100 days against Qatar," the Emir said at a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) walks next to Rabbi Simon Moguilevsky during a visit to the Templo Libertad synagogue in Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 8, 2017.
The first meeting between President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel ended on an awkward note as he appeared to ignore a request by Merkel for a handshake before a joint press conference Friday, reports said.