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No demise of the Merkel era

Merkel in schwarzThe election result in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is an embarrassing defeat for Chancellor Merkel, but it does not mean the end of her political career, or the start of a political about-face, says Charlotte Potts.

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06.09.2016 | 10:10

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Angela Merkel – Sticking to Her Stance against All Odds

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© picture-alliance/AP Photo/M. Sohn

Germany has been facing huge problems in regard to refugees that have been arriving in the country since last year. One might say, all this is caused by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s policy of accepting refugees and refusing to define a maximum number of refugees Germany will allow into the country. In this regard Germany stands very much alone in the European Union.

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08.03.2016 | 11:38

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Angela Merkel: The most important moments of the ‘Person of the Year’

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© picture-alliance/dpa/H. Hanschke

TIME has named German Chancellor Angela Merkel its ‘Person of the Year’. Merkel is the first woman named Person of the Year in three decades. The New York-based news magazine praised her leadership on a range of issues, including her handling of the refugee crisis and helping keep Greece in the Eurozone.

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22.12.2015 | 15:36

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Women in the news

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What can be done to protect women against sexual assaults? In India the state of Haryana has launched an all-female police unit. Read the news here, and other news about women.

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24.11.2015 | 15:50

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Comments of the Week

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What should you do to live longer than 100 years? We have the ‘right’ recipe for you here. The post with this topic got the most comments from readers this week. Are you one of them? Maybe your comment has been picked for this week’s Comment of the Week. Check out here!

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07.11.2015 | 11:22

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