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Merkel the Meek No More: German Leader Gets Tough

When Chancellor Angela Merkel took to the stage to deliver a speech at her conservative party's conference in Karlsruhe on Monday, the audience of 1,000...

Merkel's Moment

Diminutive in the imposing vastness of her office, Angela Merkel appears surprisingly frail for someone who's spent the past 20 years upending political norms...

For Germany's Merkel, a Terrible Start to the Year

For German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the new year has gotten off to a dismal start. During the past week, several members of her party, the Christian Democratic...

Angela Merkel's Moment

Diminutive in the imposing vastness of her office, Angela Merkel appears surprisingly frail for someone who's spent the past 20 years upending political norms...

Germany Tries to Save the Euro — All by Itself

German Chancellor Angela Merkel would be forgiven for feeling she's damned if she does and damned if she doesn't. Since the Greek debt crisis began to unfold in...

Merkel Walks a Tightrope on German Immigration

Chancellor Angela Merkel's pronouncement last weekend that attempts to build a "multicultural" Germany had "failed, absolutely failed" was hardly the first...