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Angela Merkel, Germany's first female chancellor, ...

Angela Merkel, Germany's first female chancellor, has dominated European politics for much of this century.
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German military honors outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel with punk rock sendoff

Germany's military honored Chancellor Angela Merkel with their highest ceremony for a civilian on Thursday, complete with an eclectic mix of music personally selected by the outgoing leader and punctuated by an emotional speech.
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Germany: Angela Merkel's military farewell features punk singer's hit

A ceremony has been held for the German chancellor, who is due to step down after 16 years in office.
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Angela Merkel bows out to the sound of Beethoven and an East German pop hit

Military band in Berlin honours departing chancellor of 16 years, who hands over to Olaf Scholz next weekThe end of Angela Merkel’s reign as German chancellor was marked with Beethoven, a romantic chanson and an East German punk hit, all played with clockwork precision by the Bundeswehr military band.After 16 years in office, Angela Merkel is handing over to Olaf Scholz next week, and was awarded a military tattoo in her honour, the highest tribute to a civilian. Dressed in a simple black coat a...
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Germany Requires Vaccines for Store and Restaurant Customers

Facing a huge coronavirus surge, Chancellor Angela Merkel, her successor, Olaf Scholz, and state governors agreed on tough new restrictions on people who have not been inoculated. #olafscholz #stategovernors #successor #angelamerkel
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With God, Roses and Punk, German Military Honours Merkel

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's military on Thursday honoured outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel with their highest ceremony for a civilian, playing an...
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Germany Locks Unvaccinated Out of Public Life; Mandate Looms

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says people who aren’t vaccinated will soon be excluded from nonessential stores, restaurants and sports and cultural venues.
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Angela Merkel's grim announcement comes on her last day in office, as the country battles a Covid surge

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Germany: mandatory Covid jabs a step closer as unvaccinated face lockdown

Merkel backs compulsory jabs and says ‘act of national solidarity’ requiredCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageVaccination could become mandatory in Germany from February, Angela Merkel has said, as she announced what her successor as chancellor, Olaf Scholz, described as “a lockdown of the unvaccinated”.As more EU countries confirmed cases of the Omicron variant, which the bloc’s health agency said could make up more than half of all infections on the continent within mo...
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Covid: Germany puts major restrictions on unvaccinated

Chancellor Angela Merkel describes the far-reaching measures as an act of "national solidarity".
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Germany is imposing a COVID-19 lockdown for unvaccinated people only

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to the media during her visit at the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies, in Berlin, Germany, November 22, 2021.Markus Schreiber/Reuters Germany is putting a new COVID-19 lockdown in place, but only for people who are not vaccinated against the coronavirus, outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel and her successor, Olaf Scholz, announced Thursday."Culture and leisure nationwide will be open only to those who have been vaccinated or recovered (from Covid)," Me...
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Germany to Ban Unvaccinated People From ‘Culture and Leisure Nationwide’ as COVID Fears Worsen

Germany is bringing in tough new restrictions on unvaccinated people in a bid to control the rapid spread of COVID-19. Chancellor Angela Merkel said that unvaccinated people would be barred from several public places such as non-essential shops and events. The only exemption would be if they have recently recovered from COVID-19. “Culture and leisure […]
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Germany could make Covid vaccination mandatory, says Merkel

Outgoing chancellor says ‘act of national solidarity’ required to meet challenge of rapidly rising casesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageVaccination could become mandatory in Germany from February, with tough extra restrictions also applying to people who are unvaccinated, the country’s outgoing chancellor, Angela Merkel, has announced.Merkel, who met Germany’s 16 state leaders on Thursday with her successor, Olaf Scholz, for emergency talks on tougher measures to stem...
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Germany Backs Restrictions for Unvaccinated as Mandate Looms

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that people who aren’t vaccinated will be excluded from non-essential stores, cultural and recreational venues as part of an effort to curb coronavirus infections.
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German Leaders, in Transition, Meet to Mull Virus Measures

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her likely successor have met with state governors to consider tighter rules to curb coronavirus infections that again topped 70,000 newly confirmed cases in a 24-hour period.
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Angela Merkel to bow out with ceremony live on German TV

Military tattoo to be held in chancellor’s honour on Thursday but formal handover of power not expected until next weekAngela Merkel will ceremonially bow out of office on with a military tattoo held in her honour on Thursday evening, before she is expected to formally hand over her seat of power to Olaf Scholz in the first half of next week.Featuring torch-carrying soldiers in full military regalia, precision choreography and three songs of the outgoing chancellor’s own choosing played by a mar...
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‘Long reigns often leave long shadows’: Europeans on Angela Merkel

People across Europe share their views on German chancellor and role she has played in the EUAfter 16 years in office, Angela Merkel is stepping down on Thursday as chancellor of Germany. The former UK prime minister Tony Blair said she had “often defined modern Germany” and Romano Prodi, Italian prime minister between 2006 and 2008, said a new European strategy and the next-generation EU would be part of the “great legacy” she leaves.People across Europe share their views on her leadership in G...
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‘She defined modern Germany’: Blair, Barroso and Prodi on Angela Merkel

When she first took office her fellow leaders included Blair, Chirac and Bush. Three of those at her first G8 summit look back on her legacyEuropean Commission president, 2004-14 Continue reading...
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German Governors, Merkel to Discuss Virus Amid High Cases

Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks with the governors of Germany’s 16 states amid growing concern about the steep rise in new coronavirus cases in the country.
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Germany's Merkel, Scholz Call COVID-19 Meeting With State Leaders

BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel and her soon-to-be successor Olaf Scholz will hold talks with German state leaders on Tuesday on...
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German Governors, Merkel to Discuss Virus Outbreak

Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold talks with the governors of Germany’s 16 states amid growing concern about the steep rise in new coronavirus cases in the country.
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Merkel’s punk pick for leaving ceremony raises eyebrows

Outgoing German chancellor’s choice of soundtrack for military tattoo hints at unchartered hinterlandAngela Merkel has left Germans wondering how well they really know the chancellor who has governed them for 16 years, after picking a song by the punk rocker Nina Hagen as the soundtrack for her military leaving ceremony.Merkel, whose Social Democrat successor, Olaf Scholz, is expected to be sworn in as chancellor next week, will be given a customary military farewell in the courtyard outside the...
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Merkel, EU Back WHO Launching Negotiations on Pandemic Pact as Omicron Spreads

GENEVA (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday the World Health Organisation required reliable financing with higher donations...
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A new German era dawns, but collisions lie in wait for coalition

The ‘traffic light’ parties all want progress but have different ideas about what that means on business and green issuesIn Unterleuten, a bestselling novel by the German novelist Juli Zeh, the inhabitants of a village outside Berlin are shocked to find out that a plot of land on their doorstep has been earmarked for a gigantic wind farm.One of the characters, a birdwatcher called Gerhard Fliess, knows what to do: he calls an old friend at the local environment ministry to remind him that the co...
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Germany plans to phase out the sale of combustion-engine vehicles to help meet its ambitious goal of getting 15 million electric vehicles on the road by 2030

Lithium is set to be at a shortage as demand for electric vehicles increases.Brendon Thorne /Getty Images A German governmental coalition has committed to getting 15 million electric vehicles on the road by 2030.  The country currently has just 570,000 battery-powered cars in operation, and will have to ramp up usage by 33% a year.  The timing of the lofty goal puts Germany ahead of a larger European Union effort to phase out combustion-engine cars by 2035.  Germany's pledge to increase t...
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Germany's new government plans to give millions of people a 25% pay rise by hiking the minimum wage

Olaf Scholz, chancellor candidate for the SPD, is pictured during a statement the day after the federal election and the elections in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and the state of Berlin on September 27, 2021 in Berlin, Germany.Florian Gaertner/Photothek/Getty Images Germany plans to increase its minimum wage by the equivalent of nearly $3, or a 25% rise.  It's part of a deal agreed by a three-party coalition to form a new government.  Economists pay close attention to wage increases, which can...
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Italia, Prancis memperdalam hubungan strategis saat keluarnya Merkel menguji Eropa, Eropa News & Top Stories

ROMA (REUTERS) – Italia dan Prancis menandatangani perjanjian pada Jumat (26 November) untuk memperkuat hubungan bilateral dan memperkuat koordinasi mereka di Eropa, pada saat diplomasi UE sedang diuji dengan kepergian Angela Merkel dari Jerman.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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The new German coalition is aiming to make the “European financial market supervisory law” fit for crypto-assets and businesses

Three German political parties agreed to a coalition deal this week that will see left-leaning Social Democrats, the Green Party, and the right-friendly Free Democrats take the reins from December this year. The formation of the coalition reportedly took two months of negotiations following the German federal election on Sept. 26, and it marks the end of Angela Merkel’s 16-year reign as Chancellor who is retiring and will be replaced by the SDP’s Olaf Scholz. Crypto progressing across the EU. E...
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Germany's Merkel, Ukraine's Zelenskiy Discusses Situation on Ukraine's, EU's Borders

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the security situation on Ukraine's border with Russia with President Volodymyr...
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Germany Considers a Full Covid Lockdown and Mandatory Vaccines

Germany is set to decide on tougher Covid-19 restrictions and could even opt for a full lockdown amid record daily infections and mounting pressure on hospitals. From a report: Olaf Scholz, Germany's chancellor-designate, said Wednesday that the Covid situation was serious and that the country would massively push its vaccination campaign, noting that "vaccination is the way out of this pandemic." Scholz said Germany "should make vaccination compulsory for certain groups," without stating which ...
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