German elections

Merkel Defends Open Borders Migrant Policy After Election Shock

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended an election campaign that left her conservative bloc in first place but significantly weakened as she embarked Monday on what could be a lengthy quest to form a new government.


Merkel Rival Martin Schulz Fights to Stem Popularity Plunge

DORTMUND (GERMANY) (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief challenger in September elections, Martin Schulz, faces a party congress on Sunday where he will be pressed for a strategy to reverse his plunging popularity.

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Merkel Formally Nominated for German Election Run

BERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel’s conservatives have formally nominated the German chancellor as her party’s top candidate for the September parliamentary election in the region where she has her political base.

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EU Veteran Schulz Lays Out Battle Plan to Take On Merkel

Former European Parliament chief Martin Schulz will on Sunday unveil his battle plan to challenge Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany’s general election in September, hoping a wave of popularity will help him shake up the race. The former bookseller, who

Martin Schulz, Now Chancellor Candidate, Visits SPD Bundestag Faction

Angela Merkel Will Stand For Fourth Term

BERLIN, (Reuters) – Angela Merkel told top members of her party on Sunday that she wants to run for a fourth term as German chancellor in next year’s election, after months of speculation about one of the world’s most powerful

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