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World Apr 09Germany, France insist Brexit delay must come with strings attached
Prime Minister Theresa May traveled to Berlin Tuesday to plead her case for a further delay to Britain's departure from the European Union.
World Feb 17Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resists
German Chancellor Angela Merkel drew lengthy applause Saturday for her spirited defense of a multilateral approach to global affairs and support for Europe’s decision to stand by a nuclear deal with Iran. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was not among…
World Oct 29Angela Merkel won’t seek fifth term as German chancellor
The 64-year-old chancellor's personal popularity remains solid but she appeared keen to launch an orderly transition period amid signs that her authority is eroding.
World Jul 02Germany’s Angela Merkel faces off with allies over migration
Chancellor Angela Merkel and her rebellious Bavarian allies searched Monday for a way to resolve a standoff over migration after Germany's interior minister offered to resign, but a compromise looked elusive in the dispute that has rocked her government.