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Angela Merkel’s candidacy plans are promising

Merkel 4 malAngela Merkel’s decision to again be a candidate for German chancellor presents many new opportunities, says DW’s Kay-Alexander Scholz. She could be the right person to provide an answer to the rising tide of populism.

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22.11.2016 | 15:08

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Merkel is down, but not out

merkel strackAt her press conference as CDU chairperson after the elections in Berlin, Merkel came across as unusually self-critical, but also decisive. This is sign enough that she wants another term, writes DW’s Christoph Strack.

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22.09.2016 | 9:35

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Angela Merkel – Sticking to Her Stance against All Odds

© picture-alliance/AP Photo/M. Sohn

© 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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Comments of the Week

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07.11.2015 | 11:22

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“The tragedy of this family should not be the subject of this kind of satire.”

Fatima Kurdi, from Canada, stands next to a painting of her late nephew, Aylan Kurdi, on a board outside of EU headquarters on Monday, Sept. 14, 2015. Aylan Kurdi (3) and his family was on the way to her when the small rubber boat he and his family were in capsized in a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece. © picture-alliance/AP Photo/V. Mayo

Fatima Kurdi, from Canada, stands next to a painting of her late nephew, Aylan Kurdi, on a board outside of EU headquarters on Monday, Sept. 14, 2015. Aylan Kurdi (3) and his family was on the way to her when the small rubber boat he and his family were in capsized in a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece. © picture-alliance/AP Photo/V. Mayo

The refugee crisis in Europe has led ‪#‎CharlieHebdo, the satirical French magazine, to publish some highly provocative cartoons. I won’t be buying this edition, said DW’s Grahame Lucas.

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18.09.2015 | 19:27

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