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Merkel pushes for centrist as party picks new leader

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party will elect a new leader, in a key vote kicking off the race for Germany's top job as a deadly pandemic roils Europe's biggest economy.

angela merkel - RTE
12:32am PST - January 16th, 2021

End of Merkel era begins as German CDU picks new party leader - Reuters

Germany's Christian Democrats elect a new chairman on Saturday, aiming to unite their conservative party behind a new leader who they hope can succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor when she steps down after federal elections in September.

angela merkel - Reuters
3:07pm PST - January 15th, 2021

Poland proposes social media 'free speech' law

The law would see social networks fined if they ban a Polish user who has not broken local laws.

angela merkel - BBC News
10:32am PST - January 15th, 2021

FOREX-Dollar index on track for biggest weekly gain since November - Reuters

Currency markets turned risk-averse on Friday, with the dollar on track for its biggest weekly gain since November 2020 and analysts predicting further short-term strength as rising coronavirus infections limit risk appetite.

angela merkel - Reuters
4:13am PST - January 15th, 2021

European shares inch lower on lockdown worries - Reuters

European stocks were set to end the week on a cautious note as the prospect of tighter lockdowns in Germany and France as well as new COVID-19 restrictions in China cut into optimism about a global economic recovery.

angela merkel - Reuters
12:23am PST - January 15th, 2021

European shares inch lower on lockdown worries - Reuters

European stocks were set to end the week on a cautious note as the prospect of tighter lockdowns in Germany and France as well as new COVID-19 restrictions in China cut into optimism about a global economic recovery.

angela merkel - Reuters
12:23am PST - January 15th, 2021

European shares inch lower on lockdown worries - Reuters

European stocks were set to end the week on a cautious note as the prospect of tighter lockdowns in Germany and France as well as new COVID-19 restrictions in China cut into optimism about a global economic recovery.

angela merkel - Reuters
12:20am PST - January 15th, 2021

German chancellor race: The men vying for Merkel's job

Three candidates are challenging to lead Angela Merkel's CDU, but the race may not end there.

angela merkel - BBC News
4:04pm PST - January 14th, 2021

Do not break with Merkel, Bavarian leader warns before CDU leadership vote - Reuters Africa

Breaking with Chancellor Angela Merkel's policies is not the way to win Germany's federal election in September, the leader of her Bavarian sister party said as her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) prepares to elect a new leader on Saturday.

angela merkel - Reuters
4:02pm PST - January 14th, 2021

Angela Merkel’s CDU Party Is Choosing a New Leader. Whoever Wins Might Become Germany’s Next Chancellor

Merkel's party will elect a new leader on Jan. 15 and 16. Whoever wins has a strong chance of becoming the next chancellor

angela merkel - Time
10:01am PST - January 14th, 2021

Analysis: Kingmaker manoeuvres behind the men vying to succeed Germany's Merkel - Reuters

The conservative leader favoured by German voters isn't even running in this week's contest to head up Angela Merkel's party, but he aims to play a pivotal role in determining its candidate to succeed her as chancellor, party sources say.

angela merkel - Reuters
11:06pm PST - January 13th, 2021

Twitter CEO says banning Trump was right decision but sets dangerous precedent - Reuters

Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday that banning President Donald Trump from its social media platform after last week's violence at the U.S. Capitol was the "right decision," but said it sets a dangerous precedent.

angela merkel - Reuters
4:52pm PST - January 13th, 2021

Germany will have coronavirus restrictions beyond January: minister - Reuters

Germany will not be able to lift all measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus at the beginning of February, Health Minister Jens Spahn said, stressing the need to further reduce contacts to fend off a more virulent strain of the virus.

angela merkel - Reuters
12:12am PST - January 13th, 2021

Germany will have coronavirus restrictions beyond January: minister - Reuters

Germany will not be able to lift all measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus at the beginning of February, Health Minister Jens Spahn said, stressing the need to further reduce contacts to fend off a more virulent strain of the virus.

angela merkel - Reuters
12:12am PST - January 13th, 2021

Merkel calls Trump’s Twitter ban ‘problematic’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel believes Twitter‘s ban of US President Donald Trump is “problematic” because rules around free speech should be set by lawmakers rather than tech firms, her spokesman said on Monday. Spokesperson Steffen Seibert agreed with Twi…

angela merkel - The Next Web
8:39am PST - January 12th, 2021

Merkel sees coronavirus lockdown until early April: Bild - Reuters Africa

Chancellor Angela Merkel has told lawmakers in her conservative party that she expects a lockdown in Germany to curb the spread of the coronavirus to last until the start of April, top-selling Bild daily cited participants as the meeting as saying.

angela merkel - Reuters
2:15am PST - January 12th, 2021

Germany has reservations about Trump Twitter ban, Merkel spokesman says - Reuters

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reservations about the way President Donald Trump's Twitter account was suspended, her spokesman said, adding that legislators, not private companies, should decide on any necessary curbs to free expression.

angela merkel - Reuters
6:31am PST - January 11th, 2021

Global coronavirus cases surpass 90 million in battle on new variant - Reuters India

Worldwide coronavirus cases surpassed 90 million on Monday, according to Reuters tally, as nations around the globe scramble to procure vaccines and continue to extend or reinstate lockdowns to fight new coronavirus variants.

angela merkel - Reuters
10:40pm PST - January 10th, 2021

German health minister tells public to 'be patient' over vaccine rollout - Reuters Africa

German Health Minister Jens Spahn urged the country to be patient during the long road out of the coronavirus pandemic as he responded on Saturday to criticism over the slow pace of a vaccine rollout.

angela merkel - Reuters
9:06am PST - January 9th, 2021

German health minister tells public to 'be patient' over vaccine rollout - Reuters

German Health Minister Jens Spahn urged the country to be patient during the long road out of the coronavirus pandemic as he responded on Saturday to criticism over the slow pace of a vaccine rollout.

angela merkel - Reuters
9:06am PST - January 9th, 2021

Moderna vaccine set to arrive in France as country steps up anti-COVID drive - Reuters

Moderna Inc's COVID-19 vaccine will arrive in France on Monday, French Prime Minister Jean Castex said, as the country steps up its vaccination drive following a sluggish start.

angela merkel - Reuters
4:55am PST - January 9th, 2021

Germany mulls suspending Ireland flights over virus mutation - n-tv - Reuters

Germany is considering suspending flights from more countries, including Ireland, over concerns of a more transmissible COVID-19 variant, German broadcaster n-tv reported on Friday, citing government sources.

angela merkel - Reuters
12:48am PST - January 8th, 2021

Germany's Spahn mulls running as chancellor for Merkel's party - Bild - Reuters UK

German Health Minister Jens Spahn is considering putting himself forward to stand as chancellor for Angela Merkel's conservative bloc in a September federal election, top-selling Bild daily reported on Friday.

angela merkel - Reuters
3:08pm PST - January 7th, 2021

Germany's Spahn mulls running as chancellor for Merkel's party - Bild - Reuters India

German Health Minister Jens Spahn is considering putting himself forward to stand as chancellor for Angela Merkel's conservative bloc in a September federal election, top-selling Bild daily reported on Friday.

angela merkel - Reuters
3:08pm PST - January 7th, 2021

Europe coronavirus cases surpass 25 million - Reuters tally - Reuters India

Coronavirus cases in Europe surpassed 25 million on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, with several countries reinstating or extending lockdowns as a resurgence in the pandemic threatens to overwhelm health services.

angela merkel - Reuters
7:26am PST - January 7th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

Lynne56 (@cindylb56_black)
8:54pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

Iwalked (@Iwalked2016)
8:53pm PST - March 6th, 2021

Want a good example of #DoubleStandards . Angela #Merkel is serving her 4th term as German chancellor, that's okay. But when an African president does the same, the foreign press will label he/she as a dictator/tyrant/an enemy of democracy. #hypocrisy

Joseph Aku (@iamjosephaku)
8:30pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Communications: President @RTErdogan had a videoconference with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany. Turkey-Germany relations and regi…

Saffet GÜNDÜZ (@SaffetGNDZ3)
8:30pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @UpSpireMe: https://t.co/vng9f9IGd8 How refreshing! Angela Merkel leaves office without scandal, personal or familial gain & the respe…

Cornelius Miller (@CorneliusMill15)
8:24pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @AFP: German Chancellor Angela Merkel warns that the pandemic risks rolling back progress made on gender equality, as women take on the…

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8:24pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

Disenfranchised (@BostonSweetSox)
8:18pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

Stephanie (@TeresaBob)
8:12pm PST - March 6th, 2021

COVID-19 risks rolling back progress made on gender equality, Angela Merkel warns: https://t.co/m0TuFJyboG

ACV (@thesorehead)
7:59pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @dw_politics: On her first trip to China, Angela Merkel spoke of her hope that it would begin to open up. Beijing’s new moves on #HongK

vivien wong (@vivienwong18)
7:51pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @MailOnline: Angela Merkel extends German lockdown by three weeks but eases some restrictions https://t.co/kpKpZl5uuK

Dep(LAURA)able (@OldSalz)
7:34pm PST - March 6th, 2021

So Easy To Beat Angela Merkel. Many Missing!

Donald Trump Bot (@realDonnyBot)
7:33pm PST - March 6th, 2021

Angela Merkel extends German lockdown by three weeks #Insurtech #bigdata via https://t.co/u14WxAYdRI https://t.co/fbXKy7dGaF

Lucian Andrei (@Lucian2drei)
7:20pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @BluePri85189365: In 2007, German chancellor Angela Merkel invited HHDL for a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin On the other hand,he…

Karma Katana རང་བཙན། (@RoninKarma)
7:10pm PST - March 6th, 2021
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has revealed a five-step plan to relax coronavirus lockdown measures, but she cautioned that there’s a danger of a third wave as seen in other parts of Europe. https://t.co/U6F6bLYI2I

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has revealed a five-step plan to relax coronavirus lockdown measures, but she cautioned that there’s a danger of a third wave as seen in other parts of Europe. https://t.co/U6F6bLYI2I

Nonco (@Nonco11087178)
7:09pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @dwnews: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has revealed a five-step plan to relax coronavirus lockdown measures, but she cautioned that th…

Nonco (@Nonco11087178)
7:09pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @PrairieCoywolf: @kthalps When criticized, Angela Merkel doesn't play the "Defenseless Woman Victim Card" and claim identity persecution…

Misty Grady (@riverhawkfox)
6:59pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

NvConservative (@conservative_nv)
6:55pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @dw_politics: On her first trip to China, Angela Merkel spoke of her hope that it would begin to open up. Beijing’s new moves on #HongK

Steffen Wurzel (@SteffenWurzel)
6:43pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

Carolin Thieme (@CarolinThieme1)
6:34pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

Oldhess (@OldhessL)
6:29pm PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

Just Me, My Way! (@myjourneymyself)
5:49am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @dwnews: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has revealed a five-step plan to relax coronavirus lockdown measures, but she cautioned that th…

Frank Saptel (@calix)
5:47am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @dwnews: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has revealed a five-step plan to relax coronavirus lockdown measures, but she cautioned that th…

Dr.Soha (@Dr_Soha_)
5:45am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @bueti: Very interesting read! #CAI as seen from the Chinese side: "Win-win" for whom? CCTV, for instance, had this to say: "While Europ…

cy (@cy62design)
5:44am PST - March 6th, 2021

German chancellor Angela Merkel called off a video conference with business leaders (CEOs) yesterday 5 March because of a disagreement over free #COVID19 Tests for employees.

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5:40am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

Steve Reeder (@Radarzone)
5:40am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

Gaby Marrier (@GabyMarrier)
5:39am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @toryboypierce: Germany to lift ban on @AstraZeneca vaccine for over 65s. Angela Merkel could lead by example aged 66 and have her jab…

Gill James (@GillJames54)
5:38am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

Tamara Redding (@tamararedding72)
5:38am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @BluePri85189365: In 2007, German chancellor Angela Merkel invited HHDL for a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin On the other hand,he…

Sanjay Singh (@sanjaykharwar)
5:36am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

Julie (@Mightymouth5413)
5:33am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Taxingissues: You'll have to forgive the source, but the person quoted - Gunnar Beck - is an AfD bod. And they've just been declared u…

wordwiccan (@Wordwiccan)
5:30am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

Live, Love & Laugh (@MyStrongTower3)
5:29am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

Mike Sciotti (@MikeSciotti)
5:23am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

KIRITO (@KiritoKirto)
5:23am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @dwnews: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has revealed a five-step plan to relax coronavirus lockdown measures, but she cautioned that th…

The GeorgeSorosBeast™ (@GeorgePuluj)
5:21am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

OfficialEJD (@ejd_official)
5:21am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

dumblib (@dumblib1)
5:21am PST - March 6th, 2021

RT @Cernovich: I realize Eric Swalwell’s lawsuit is a stunt, but can you imagine Xi or Bibi or even Angela Merkel suing someone for hurting…

lfair32 (@lfair321)
5:21am PST - March 6th, 2021