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Google Declares Angela Merkel ‘Leader of the Free World’

Thanks to its reliance on information from Wikipedia, the top Google search result for “leader of the free world” is not the President of the United States, with whom the term is normally associated, but crisis-engulfed German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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German Support for Merkel Bloc Plummets to 12-Year Low

Support for Angela Merkel’s centre-right bloc has dropped to its lowest point since 2006, polling figures show, after recent high profile criticism of the German Chancellor’s decision to open the nation’s borders.

Workers are working on pipes in the production hall at the Nord Stream 2 facility at Mukran on Ruegen Islandon October 19, 2017 in Sassnitz, Germany. Nord Stream is laying a second pair of offshore pipelines in the Baltic Sea between Vyborg in Russia and Greifswald in Germany for the …

Donald Trump: U.S. Will Compete with Russia’s Gas Pipeline to Germany

The United States, the top oil and gas seller, will compete with Russia’s gas pipeline to Germany, according to President Donald Trump, who addressed his previously expressed concern about the Nord Stream II pipeline during Monday’s joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Leaders Meet For NATO Summit BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - MAY 25: US President Donald Trump (front left) and Prime Minister Theresa May (front right) during the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) summit on May 25, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

Trump Demands NATO Allies Immediately Pay 2%, Not in 2025

U.S. President Donald Trump repeated questions Wednesday over payments from Germany to Russia for a gas pipeline and called for NATO allies to increase spending to two percent immediately, not by 2025.

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - JULY 11: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump attend the opening ceremony at the 2018 NATO Summit at NATO headquarters on July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. Leaders from NATO member and partner states are meeting for a two-day summit, which is being overshadowed …

Trump and Germany’s Merkel Discuss Russia Gas Pipeline

President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a pull-aside meeting at the NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, on Wednesday during which they discussed a German gas pipeline to Russia that Trump had openly criticized that morning.

BERLIN, GERMANY - JULY 05: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban speak to the media following talks at the Chancellery on July 5, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Germany recently reached a compromise within its government over migration policy. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Orban Stands up to Merkel, Refuses to Take Migrants from Germany

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stood firm on mass migration during a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin Thursday, saying that his country would refuse to allow Germany to send migrants back to Hungary.