Angela Merkel votes against gay marriage - despite paving the way for couples to wed - Mirror.co.uk

German Chancellor Angela Merkel voted against gay marriage – despite paving the way for same-sex couples to wed. She allowed her conservative Christian Democrats MPs to vote with their consciences, lifting the party's previous opposition. But even ...

Germany Legalized Same-Sex Marriage, but Angela Merkel Voted Against It - Esquire.com

In Germany on Friday, the parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage. That's great! Good job, Germany! Except that the vote was nowhere near unanimous—the Bundestag's deciding vote was 393 to 226—with one major international player voicing her ...

Germany's chancellor just engaged in some not-so-light Trump bashing - Vox

Leaders of close American allies don't typically slam the US president at home to win political points. But that's just what happened on Thursday, when German Chancellor Angela Merkel implicitly, but unmistakably, ripped into President Donald Trump in ...

Putin, Merkel discuss topics of forthcoming G20 summit - TASS

MOSCOW, June 30. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed topics of the forthcoming Group of Twenty summit, the Kremlin press service said on Friday. "Ahead of the Group of Twenty summit in Hamburg ...

Same-sex marriage approved in Germany - euronews

The Chancellor voted against it, but same-sex marriage has been approved by a big margin in the German parliament. The country has become the 14th in Europe and 23rd in the world to legalise same-sex weddings. This after Angela Merkel did a u-turn and ...

At Long Last, Germany's Lawmakers Legalize Same-Sex Marriage - The Mary Sue

Germany has for many years been out of step with other EU nations in not recognizing the legal right of same-sex couples to marry. Love wins once again, however, and Friday's parliamentary vote made same-sex marriage the law of the land. It might ...

German lawmakers approve same-sex marriage in landmark vote - Reuters

People celebrate in front of Germany's lower house of parliament Bundestag after the delegates voted on legalising same-sex marriage, in Berlin, Germany June 30, 2017. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke. 1/18. left. right. People demonstrate in front of ...