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Aljazeera
Profile: Angela Merkel- before being chosen as its leader at the turn of the millennium, in April 200
Aljazeera / Posted 22 hours ago
- before being chosen as its leader at the turn of the millennium, in April 2000. A former protege of Chancellor Helmut Kohl - who once referred to Merkel as "mein Madchen", or "my girl" - Merkel's ascent marked a changing of the guard in... Read more
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Gulf News
Merkel sweeps refugee issue aside to stay in the leadSPD has been in governments, one initially led by party leader Gerhard Schroder
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
SPD has been in governments, one initially led by party leader Gerhard Schroder and then as junior coalition partners to Helmut Kohl and now Merkel, so it’s not immune to voter criticism over a minimum wage of €8.50 (Dh37.40) per hour.Steady... Read more
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The Washington Times
Angela Merkel shuns feminist labelwho says she relaxes by retreating to the kitchen to cook his favorite dish. A
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
who says she relaxes by retreating to the kitchen to cook his favorite dish. Angela Merkel was the protege of Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who called her “mein madchen,” or “my girl,” and she rose to party secretary-general under his wing. After he... Read more
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Gulf News
Merkel on course for fourth termSPD has been in governments, one initially led by party leader Gerhard Schroder
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
SPD has been in governments, one initially led by party leader Gerhard Schroder and then as junior coalition partners to Helmut Kohl and now Merkel, so it’s not immune to voter criticism over a minimum wage of €8.50 (Dh37.40) per hour.Steady... Read more
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Market Watch
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s challenge? Not winning, but going the distancethe “rumbling at the roots” at home. Merkel wants more than anything to match
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
the “rumbling at the roots” at home. Merkel wants more than anything to match or exceed the 16-year tenure of her erstwhile mentor, former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, but she may have to fight for every month. More from MarketWatch Relat... Read more
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International Business Times
Why Germany might go Jamaican after its 2017 election (and what that means) instances involving three or more parties are rare. The last such occurrence w
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
instances involving three or more parties are rare. The last such occurrence was during the third administration under Helmut Kohl (1987-1991), but this was only because his CDU-FDP coalition was joined by the East German DSU while... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Sketching Angela Merkel's career, one cartoon at a timeMerkel is from 2005, five years after she took over the Christian Democratic Un
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
Merkel is from 2005, five years after she took over the Christian Democratic Union party from her mentor, former Chancellor Helmut Kohl. In the cartoon, Kohl's famously large frame looms over Merkel as he says, "You have my respect, girl. Slowly,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Sketching Angela Merkel's career, one cartoon at a timeMerkel is from 2005, five years after she took over the Christian Democratic Un
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
Merkel is from 2005, five years after she took over the Christian Democratic Union party from her mentor, former Chancellor Helmut Kohl. In the cartoon, Kohl's famously large frame looms over Merkel as he says, "You have my respect, girl. Slowly,... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Sketching Angela Merkel's career, one cartoon at a timeMerkel is from 2005, five years after she took over the Christian Democratic Un
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 days ago
Merkel is from 2005, five years after she took over the Christian Democratic Union party from her mentor, former Chancellor Helmut Kohl. In the cartoon, Kohl's famously large frame looms over Merkel as he says, "You have my respect, girl. Slowly,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Sketching Angela Merkel's career, one cartoon at a timeMerkel is from 2005, five years after she took over the Christian Democratic Un
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
Merkel is from 2005, five years after she took over the Christian Democratic Union party from her mentor, former Chancellor Helmut Kohl. In the cartoon, Kohl's famously large frame looms over Merkel as he says, "You have my respect, girl. Slowly,... Read more
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DW
Top Merkel aide says far-right AfD 'profiting from press coverage' |mainstream politics within just a couple years. "This isn't like in the past,
DW / Posted 3 days ago
mainstream politics within just a couple years. "This isn't like in the past, with the youth wing of the SPD protesting Helmut Kohl. This is hate speech. Why don't you want to see it?" Altmaier responded with a reality check – "Germany is one... Read more
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Swissinfo
Schaeuble warns against divisions in Europe after Brexit 'nonsense'we must also be careful that not only the big states decide. I learnt that from
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
we must also be careful that not only the big states decide. I learnt that from Kohl," he said with reference to late Chancellor Helmut Kohl, with whom he worked on the reunification of Germany. (Writing by Paul Carrel; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bi... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Schaeuble warns against divisions in Europe after Brexit 'nonsense'also be careful that not only the big states decide. I learnt that from Kohl,"
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
also be careful that not only the big states decide. I learnt that from Kohl," he said with reference to late Chancellor Helmut Kohl, with whom he worked on the reunification of Germany. (Writing by Paul Carrel; Editing by Matthew Mpoke... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Trudy Rubin: Sad contrast between Bush 41’s foreign policy, Trump’sGulf War. One of the most fascinating exhibits is a series of memos from 1989-
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Gulf War. One of the most fascinating exhibits is a series of memos from 1989-90 between Bush and West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, displayed at the click of a screen. The two men discussed how to make German unification happen and how to... Read more
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DW
The SPD: Germany's oldest political party |unification of East and West Germany through the fall of the wall in 1989, the
DW / Posted 6 days ago
unification of East and West Germany through the fall of the wall in 1989, the SPD again found itself on unsolid ground. Helmut Kohl of the CDU was considered the "chancellor of unification," a reputation that carried politicians of his... Read more
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DW
German election: Can the Greens and FDP join Angela Merkel in a coalition? |by the party's abandonment of SPD Chancellor Helmut Schmidt and its partnership
DW / Posted 7 days ago
by the party's abandonment of SPD Chancellor Helmut Schmidt and its partnership with his conservative replacement Helmut Kohl. A perceived dichotomy established itself between the pro-business, laissez-faire FDP and the environmentalist,... Read more
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DW
German election: A guide to possible coalitions for Berlin's new government |for the bulk of its post-war history. The last time was under Merkel from 2009
DW / Posted 7 days ago
for the bulk of its post-war history. The last time was under Merkel from 2009 to 2013, but before then, CDU Chancellor Helmut Kohl led no fewer than five black-yellow cabinets from 1982 to 1998. It's easy to see why the combination appeals to... Read more
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Swissinfo
Reborn German liberals could spell trouble for Merkelas the natural partners of Chancellor Merkel's conservatives. They ruled in co
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
as the natural partners of Chancellor Merkel's conservatives. They ruled in coalition with her mentor, former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, for 16 years and were junior partners in Merkel's second government, from 2009 to 2013. But after crashing out... Read more
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Reuters
Reborn German liberals could spell trouble for Merkelas the natural partners of Chancellor Merkel’s conservatives. They ruled in co
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
as the natural partners of Chancellor Merkel’s conservatives. They ruled in coalition with her mentor, former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, for 16 years and were junior partners in Merkel’s second government, from 2009 to 2013. But after crashing out... Read more
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DW
German election: What you need to know about Angela Merkel's CDU |most votes in Germany, but the party spent 13 years out of power in the late 19
DW / Posted 7 days ago
most votes in Germany, but the party spent 13 years out of power in the late 1960s and 1970s until lumbering Rhinelander Helmut Kohl recaptured the chancellory in 1982. He hardly swept to power, only becoming chancellor because the Free Democrats... Read more
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EuroNews
Read in full: Jean-Claude Juncker's complete State of the Union 2017 addressis a place that works for them.Conclusion Honourable Members, Europe was not m
EuroNews / Posted 8 days ago
is a place that works for them.Conclusion Honourable Members, Europe was not made to stand still. It must never do so. Helmut Kohl and Jacques Delors taught me that Europe only moves forward when it is bold. The single market, Schengen and the... Read more
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Philly.com
A trip to Texas and the sad contrast between Bush 41's foreign policy and Trump'sthe most fascinating exhibits is a series of (now declassified) memos from 1989
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
the most fascinating exhibits is a series of (now declassified) memos from 1989-90 between Bush and West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, displayed at the click of a screen. The two men discussed how to make German unification happen and how to... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Heiner Geissler, top aide to Germany's Kohl, dies at 87BERLIN (AP) — Heiner Geissler, a top official in Germany's main conservative pa
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
BERLIN (AP) — Heiner Geissler, a top official in Germany's main conservative party under former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, has died. He was 87. Geissler's son, Dominik, told news agency dpa on Tuesday that he had died. Geissler served as the general... Read more
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DW
Heiner Geissler, political force who shaped German Cold War relations, dies |a major figure in the CDU, differing and increasingly left-leaning views eventu
DW / Posted 9 days ago
a major figure in the CDU, differing and increasingly left-leaning views eventually strained relations with then-Chancellor Helmut Kohl. Geissler was forced to resign as secretary general in 1989, but remained a member of the Bundestag until 2002 as... Read more
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The World
Heiner Geissler, top aide to Germany's Kohl, dies at 87FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West Ger
The World / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West German Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU), talks with the party's secretary-general Heiner Geissler during the party convention in Hamburg,, northern Germany. Geissler... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Heiner Geissler, top aide to Germany's Kohl, dies at 87FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West Ger
The Times and Democrat / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West German Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU), talks with the party's secretary-general Heiner Geissler during the party convention in Hamburg,, northern Germany. Geissler... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Heiner Geissler, top aide to Germany's Kohl, dies at 87FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West Ger
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West German Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU), talks with the party's secretary-general Heiner Geissler during the party convention in Hamburg,, northern Germany. Geissler... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Heiner Geissler, top aide to Germany's Kohl, dies at 87FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West Ger
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West German Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU), talks with the party's secretary-general Heiner Geissler during the party convention in Hamburg,, northern Germany. Geissler... Read more
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The Sentinel
Heiner Geissler, top aide to Germany's Kohl, dies at 87FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West Ger
The Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West German Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU), talks with the party's secretary-general Heiner Geissler during the party convention in Hamburg,, northern Germany. Geissler... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Heiner Geissler, top aide to Germany's Kohl, dies at 87FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West Ger
Santa Maria Times / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West German Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU), talks with the party's secretary-general Heiner Geissler during the party convention in Hamburg,, northern Germany. Geissler... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Heiner Geissler, top aide to Germany's Kohl, dies at 87FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West Ger
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West German Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU), talks with the party's secretary-general Heiner Geissler during the party convention in Hamburg,, northern Germany. Geissler... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Heiner Geissler, top aide to Germany's Kohl, dies at 87FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West Ger
Sioux City Journal / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West German Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU), talks with the party's secretary-general Heiner Geissler during the party convention in Hamburg,, northern Germany. Geissler... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Heiner Geissler, top aide to Germany's Kohl, dies at 87FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West Ger
Rapid City Journal / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West German Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU), talks with the party's secretary-general Heiner Geissler during the party convention in Hamburg,, northern Germany. Geissler... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Heiner Geissler, top aide to Germany's Kohl, dies at 87FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West Ger
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West German Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU), talks with the party's secretary-general Heiner Geissler during the party convention in Hamburg,, northern Germany. Geissler... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Heiner Geissler, top aide to Germany's Kohl, dies at 87FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West Ger
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West German Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU), talks with the party's secretary-general Heiner Geissler during the party convention in Hamburg,, northern Germany. Geissler... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Heiner Geissler, top aide to Germany's Kohl, dies at 87FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West Ger
Fremont Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West German Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU), talks with the party's secretary-general Heiner Geissler during the party convention in Hamburg,, northern Germany. Geissler... Read more
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Missoulian
Heiner Geissler, top aide to Germany's Kohl, dies at 87FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West Ger
Missoulian / Posted 9 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 1981 file photo Helmut Kohl, left, chairman of the West German Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU), talks with the party's secretary-general Heiner Geissler during the party convention in Hamburg,, northern Germany. Geissler... Read more
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The Washington Times
Angela Merkel, with German chancellor re-election likely, faces uncertain world in fourth termthe end of the Cold War. If she wins as expected, she will be on track to match
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
the end of the Cold War. If she wins as expected, she will be on track to matching the 16-year tenure of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who oversaw German reunification in 1990 and stronger ties among members of the European Union. Letting 1... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Vicki Estes: A few instructions for lifeintelligent life. Accurate or not, some leaders throughout history have been c
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
intelligent life. Accurate or not, some leaders throughout history have been called “the great unifier” – Abraham Lincoln, Helmut Kohl and Nelson Mandela, to name a few. In my household, bacon is the great unifier. No one ever leaves the dining... Read more
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DW
Immigrant voters in German federal election could prove influential |ethnic Germans from former Soviet states that make it easier for them to gain G
DW / Posted 14 days ago
ethnic Germans from former Soviet states that make it easier for them to gain German citizenship. Because former Chancellor Helmut Kohl pushed for this after the fall of the Soviet empire, Russian-Germans, Kazach-Germans and the like were long seen... Read more
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SKY News
German elections: Who is Angela Merkel?the following year. Mrs Merkel made an instant impact and served as minister f
SKY News / Posted 18 days ago
the following year. Mrs Merkel made an instant impact and served as minister for women and youth under Chancellor Helmut Kohl, before being promoted in 1994 to minister for the environment and nuclear safety. After Mr Kohl was embroiled... Read more
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DW
Germany’s election: Will non-voters be the biggest group and decide the outcome? | German election 2017 - All the news, data and facts you need |the CDU (Christian Democratic Union)," Peters reaclls in an interview with DW.
DW / Posted 19 days ago
the CDU (Christian Democratic Union)," Peters reaclls in an interview with DW. "They [the CDU] couldn't get rid of Helmut Kohl, even though it was obvious that he would lose the election." Now 76, Peters had previously resigned from the... Read more
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DW
Helmut Kohl square proposal rejected by Frankenthal residents |down from their proposal to rename the main square in Frankenthal after the tow
DW / Posted 20 days ago
down from their proposal to rename the main square in Frankenthal after the town's most famous son, the late Chancellor Helmut Kohl. Gabriele Bindert, the state's CDU party chair, apologized on Friday after the proposal spurred resentment among... Read more
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DW
German election: What you need to know about Germany's political parties CDU, CSU, SPD, AfD, FDP, Left Party, Greens |"economic miracle." The party's reputation as Germany's rock of stability conti
DW / Posted 21 days ago
"economic miracle." The party's reputation as Germany's rock of stability continued under another long-term CDU chancellor, Helmut Kohl, who drove German reunification in 1990 - a key historic moment important in understanding today's... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Why the German elections matter to the rest of the worldthe 62-year-old Merkel wins, it'll be her fourth term in the post. And if she w
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 21 days ago
the 62-year-old Merkel wins, it'll be her fourth term in the post. And if she were to serve a full term, she would tie with Helmut Kohl as Germany's longest serving post-war chancellor (16 years). In her time in office, there have been three US... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Why the German elections matter to the rest of the worldthe 62-year-old Merkel wins, it'll be her fourth term in the post. And if she w
FOX Carolina / Posted 21 days ago
the 62-year-old Merkel wins, it'll be her fourth term in the post. And if she were to serve a full term, she would tie with Helmut Kohl as Germany's longest serving post-war chancellor (16 years). In her time in office, there have been three US... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Why the German elections matter to the rest of the worldthe 62-year-old Merkel wins, it'll be her fourth term in the post. And if she w
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 21 days ago
the 62-year-old Merkel wins, it'll be her fourth term in the post. And if she were to serve a full term, she would tie with Helmut Kohl as Germany's longest serving post-war chancellor (16 years). In her time in office, there have been three US... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Why the German elections matter to the rest of the worldthe 62-year-old Merkel wins, it'll be her fourth term in the post. And if she w
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 21 days ago
the 62-year-old Merkel wins, it'll be her fourth term in the post. And if she were to serve a full term, she would tie with Helmut Kohl as Germany's longest serving post-war chancellor (16 years). In her time in office, there have been three US... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Why the German elections matter to the rest of the worldthe 62-year-old Merkel wins, it'll be her fourth term in the post. And if she w
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 21 days ago
the 62-year-old Merkel wins, it'll be her fourth term in the post. And if she were to serve a full term, she would tie with Helmut Kohl as Germany's longest serving post-war chancellor (16 years). In her time in office, there have been three US... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Why the German elections matter to the rest of the worldthe 62-year-old Merkel wins, it'll be her fourth term in the post. And if she w
WSMV Nashville / Posted 21 days ago
the 62-year-old Merkel wins, it'll be her fourth term in the post. And if she were to serve a full term, she would tie with Helmut Kohl as Germany's longest serving post-war chancellor (16 years). In her time in office, there have been three US... Read more
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