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Angela Merkel fights to maintain lead amid swing towards rival Martin Schulz - Telegraph.co.uk;

Angela Merkel fights to maintain lead amid swing towards rival Martin Schulz - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukAngela Merkel fights to maintain lead amid swing towards rival Martin SchulzTelegraph.co.ukAngela Merkel could be facing a fight to hold on to power in German elections later this year, amid signs of a dramatic swing of support towards her rival, Martin Schulz. Opinion polls suggest the former head of the European parliament and outspoken ...and more »

Merkel, May Criticize Trump's Refugee Ban - Wall Street Journal;

Merkel, May Criticize Trump's Refugee Ban - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalMerkel, May Criticize Trump's Refugee BanWall Street JournalGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday voiced opposition to President Donald Trump's decision to suspend entry to the U.S. for some refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries. “The chancellor ...and more »

Martin Schulz reenergizes SPD ahead of crucial election year - Deutsche Welle;

Martin Schulz reenergizes SPD ahead of crucial election year - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleMartin Schulz reenergizes SPD ahead of crucial election yearDeutsche WelleMartin Schulz has been nominated to run as the SPD chancellor candidate. Many people in the party are euphoric, but how will this new optimism change the Social Democrats? Martin Schulz at SPD press conference. In recent months, Germany's center-left ...and more »

Angela Merkel's Response To Donald Trump's Muslim Ban Puts Theresa May To Shame - Huffington Post UK;

Angela Merkel's Response To Donald Trump's Muslim Ban Puts Theresa May To Shame - Huffington Post UK

Huffington Post UKAngela Merkel's Response To Donald Trump's Muslim Ban Puts Theresa May To ShameHuffington Post UKAngela Merkel has condemned Donald Trump's ban on people travelling to America from seven Muslim countries, after Theresa May has doggedly tried to avoid commenting in detail on it. The German Chancellor said his executive order went against her ...and more »

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Schulz: "a stronger Europe means a stronger Germany" - euronews

euronewsSchulz: "a stronger Europe means a stronger Germany"euronewsThe man nominated to lead Germany's centre-left Social Democrats into the country's upcoming election met the press in Berlin on Monday. Martin Schulz, the small-town mayor from west Germany who rose to become president of the European Parliament, ...and more »

Angela Merkel's Censure Of Donald Trump's Executive Order Puts Theresa May To Shame - Huffington Post;

Angela Merkel's Censure Of Donald Trump's Executive Order Puts Theresa May To Shame - Huffington Post

Huffington PostAngela Merkel's Censure Of Donald Trump's Executive Order Puts Theresa May To ShameHuffington Post“That way of thinking is against my interpretation of the basic tenets of international refugee support and cooperation,” Merkel said. By Alana Horowitz Satlin. 40k. 240. German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a strong rebuke of U.S. President Donald ...and more »

Martin Schulz pits experience against populism in chancellorship run - Financial Times;

Martin Schulz pits experience against populism in chancellorship run - Financial Times

Financial TimesMartin Schulz pits experience against populism in chancellorship runFinancial TimesIn Germany Martin Schulz has personified the EU for so long that the television news calls him “Mr Europa”. With the possible exception of Angela Merkel, no other German politician is more closely identified with the 28-member bloc and its institutions.and more »

Angela Merkel 'had to explain' the Geneva Convention to Donald Trump - Irish Independent;

Angela Merkel 'had to explain' the Geneva Convention to Donald Trump - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentAngela Merkel 'had to explain' the Geneva Convention to Donald TrumpIrish IndependentPresident Donald Trump speaks on the phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Saturday, Jan 4 President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in the Oval Office at the White House in ...and more »

Kremlin: Trump, Putin discuss stabilizing ties - FOX31 Denver;

Kremlin: Trump, Putin discuss stabilizing ties - FOX31 Denver

FOX31 DenverKremlin: Trump, Putin discuss stabilizing tiesFOX31 DenverWASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump might be having his biggest day of diplomacy yet, speaking by phone Saturday with five world leaders — most significantly Russia's Vladimir Putin and Germany's Angela Merkel. Saturday's call was Trump's first ...and more »

German Chancellor Angela Merkel slams anti-Muslim bias in US travel ban - Daily News & Analysis;

German Chancellor Angela Merkel slams anti-Muslim bias in US travel ban - Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel slams anti-Muslim bias in US travel banDaily News & AnalysisGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel today stepped up her criticism of a US travel ban slapped on travellers from seven countries, saying it smacked of anti-Muslim bias. "The essential and also resolute fight against terrorism in no way justifies general ...and more »

Germany will support those affected by US travel ban, says Merkel - Deutsche Welle;

Germany will support those affected by US travel ban, says Merkel - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleGermany will support those affected by US travel ban, says MerkelDeutsche WelleThe German chancellor has vowed to do "everything" in support of those affected by controversial ban. A German opposition leader has threatened legal action, saying it could head to the European Court of Justice.and more »

Trump Factor Improves Angela Merkel's Re-Election Prospects - Voice of America;

Trump Factor Improves Angela Merkel's Re-Election Prospects - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaTrump Factor Improves Angela Merkel's Re-Election ProspectsVoice of AmericaAngela Merkel's aides jokingly explain the German chancellor's improving poll ratings as due to "the Trump factor." With a federal election barely eight months away, the German leader is bouncing back from the low approval ratings she was getting ...and more »

Merkel says US travel ban not justified by terror fight - Reuters;

Merkel says US travel ban not justified by terror fight - Reuters

ReutersMerkel says US travel ban not justified by terror fightReutersGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko address a news conference in Berlin, Germany, January 30, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch. BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said the global fight against terrorism does not ...and more »

Angela Merkel Lectures Trump on 'Unjustified' Migrant Pause - Breitbart News;

Angela Merkel Lectures Trump on 'Unjustified' Migrant Pause - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsAngela Merkel Lectures Trump on 'Unjustified' Migrant PauseBreitbart NewsThe German Chancellor has lectured President Donald J. Trump on his order pausing immigration from some terror-linked states, claiming it is “not justified”. Mr. Trump and Angela Merkel held an “extensive phone conversation” over the weekend, the ...and more »

Merkel reminds Trump of Geneva Convention's refugee policy: reports - The Hill;

Merkel reminds Trump of Geneva Convention's refugee policy: reports - The Hill

The HillMerkel reminds Trump of Geneva Convention's refugee policy: reportsThe HillGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized President Donald Trump Donald TrumpTexas Dem targets Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018 Overnight Finance: Senate Dems call for investigation of acting SEC chairman | Wyden: Russia probe should focus on Trump ...and more »

Brussels Blog - FT.com (blog);

Brussels Blog - FT.com (blog)

FT.com (blog)Brussels BlogFT.com (blog)Martin Schulz is one of Europe's heavy hitters. But when it comes to German domestic politics, he's more of a dark horse than a big beast. That hasn't stopped the centre-left Social Democrats anointing him as their candidate for chancellor in this ...and more »

Martin Schulz vows to heal Germany's 'divisions' as he announces bid to oust Angela Merkel - Telegraph.co.uk;

Martin Schulz vows to heal Germany's 'divisions' as he announces bid to oust Angela Merkel - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukMartin Schulz vows to heal Germany's 'divisions' as he announces bid to oust Angela MerkelTelegraph.co.ukMartin Schulz, the former EU Parliament president, has vowed to address populist divides in Germany as he announced he would lead a centre-left campaign to try and unseat Chancellor Angela Merkel. Mr Schulz, who is viewed in Germany as the most ...and more »

Merkel reminds Trump of US Geneva Convention obligations - Irish Times;

Merkel reminds Trump of US Geneva Convention obligations - Irish Times

Irish TimesMerkel reminds Trump of US Geneva Convention obligationsIrish TimesGerman chancellor Angela Merkel used her first phone call with US president Donald Trump to reject his new immigration bans on refugees and citizens of seven Muslim countries. “She is convinced that the necessary, decisive battle against terrorism does ...and more »

Schulz vows to shake up German elections with fight for more equality - Reuters UK;

Schulz vows to shake up German elections with fight for more equality - Reuters UK

Reuters UKSchulz vows to shake up German elections with fight for more equalityReuters UKFormer European Parliament president Martin Schulz reacts after his speech at a meeting of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) at their party headquarters in Berlin, Germany, January 29, 2017, were Schulz was officially appointed SPD party leader.and more »

External or internal enemies? - New Europe;

External or internal enemies? - New Europe

New EuropeExternal or internal enemies?New EuropeFrench President Francois Hollande met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on January 27. After their meeting, the two leaders made declarations concerning the rise of populism in Europe and the threat of EU internal and external enemies.and more »