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French and German leaders meet to discuss ‘more united’ approach

November 19, 2018

France’s President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have consulted on migration, fixing the euro currency, Europe’s defence, taxing digital companies and other issues as the two leaders looked to preserve their influence abroad while their authority flags at home.

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Angela Merkel ready to step down as party leader – reports

October 29, 2018

German chancellor Angela Merkel has told her conservative party that she is ready to step down as its leader following state elections in which it lost ground – but plans to stay on as chancellor for the rest of her term in office, according to reports.

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Merkel allies punished in Bavarian state election

October 15, 2018

German chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative allies have lost their absolute majority in Bavaria’s state parliament by a wide margin in a regional election, a result that could cause more turbulence within the national government.

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Bavarian voters punish Merkel allies in state election

October 14, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative allies are on course to lose their absolute majority in Bavaria’s state parliament by a wide margin after a regional election that could cause more turbulence in the national government, exit polls indicated.

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Far-right protesters march in Chemnitz

September 7, 2018

More than a thousand far-right supporters have gathered for a rally over the fatal stabbing of a man in the German city of Chemnitz, for which two migrants have been arrested and charged with manslaughter.

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