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# merkel - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Talks with Taliban must continue to evacuate more people, Merkel says
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Talks with Taliban must continue to evacuate more people, Merkel says

Sep 5th 2021, 7:26 PM 7,682 Views 8 Comments

The Taliban’s chief spokesman said the group wanted “strong and official diplomatic relations with Germany”.

# merkel - Friday 20 August, 2021

Merkel 'demands' Putin free Kremlin critic Navalny as pair meet in Moscow
# Poison Attack
# Poison Attack

Merkel 'demands' Putin free Kremlin critic Navalny as pair meet in Moscow

Aug 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,750 Views 11 Comments

She made the comments at a Kremlin press conference.

# merkel - Monday 7 June, 2021

Merkel's party holds far right at bay in last German state vote before national election
# Germany
# Germany

Merkel's party holds far right at bay in last German state vote before national election

Jun 7th 2021, 1:28 PM 9,576 Views 1 Comment

The result in Saxony-Anhalt is a boost for Armin Laschet who hopes to become chancellor with Angela Merkel not seeking another term.

# merkel - Friday 29 March, 2019

Varadkar to meet Merkel and Macron as Brexit uncertainty ticks on
# Brexit
# Brexit

Varadkar to meet Merkel and Macron as Brexit uncertainty ticks on

Mar 29th 2019, 11:23 AM 9,400 Views 42 Comments

The Taoiseach will travel to Paris on Tuesday to meet Macron, while on Thursday, Merkel will travel to Dublin.

# merkel - Friday 4 January, 2019

Massive data leak targets German officials including Angela Merkel
# Hacked
# Hacked

Massive data leak targets German officials including Angela Merkel

Jan 4th 2019, 3:49 PM 10,739 Views 31 Comments

The information comprised home addresses, mobile phone numbers, letters, invoices and copies of identity documents.

# merkel - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'No terror link' to deadly German van attack as driver's mental health issues come into focus
# Jens R
# Jens R

'No terror link' to deadly German van attack as driver's mental health issues come into focus

Apr 8th 2018, 6:01 PM 26,188 Views 63 Comments

The driver, identified as Jens R., had spoken recently about suicide.

# merkel - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

All smiles as Varadkar and Merkel talk Brexit on Taoiseach's first trip to Berlin
# Eurotrip
# Eurotrip

All smiles as Varadkar and Merkel talk Brexit on Taoiseach's first trip to Berlin

Mar 20th 2018, 2:05 PM 21,360 Views 116 Comments

Merkel was recently elected as chancellor for the fourth time.

# merkel - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Germany had a big row this week over whether to make its anthem gender neutral
# Homeland
# Homeland

Germany had a big row this week over whether to make its anthem gender neutral

Mar 10th 2018, 10:30 AM 9,363 Views 45 Comments

Austria and Canada have changed their anthems – but the Germans look unlikely to follow suit.

# merkel - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Germany's Social Democrats clear path for Merkel's fourth term
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Germany's Social Democrats clear path for Merkel's fourth term

Mar 4th 2018, 10:22 AM 8,033 Views 50 Comments

Merkel has been leading Germany for 12 years.

# merkel - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Merkel's chief of staff: We've reached a coalition deal - now we could all do with a shower
# Marathon Talks
# Marathon Talks

Merkel's chief of staff: We've reached a coalition deal - now we could all do with a shower

Feb 7th 2018, 11:39 AM 7,711 Views 54 Comments

After four months, Merkel’s conservatives have sealed a deal with the Social Democrats.

# merkel - Monday 25 September, 2017

'Stop the Nazis': Protests in Germany as far-right party secures 13% of national vote
# Afd
# Afd

'Stop the Nazis': Protests in Germany as far-right party secures 13% of national vote

Sep 25th 2017, 7:40 AM 14,929 Views 115 Comments

World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder described AfD’s success as “abhorrent”.

# merkel - Monday 15 May, 2017

These two EU heavyweights met today (and they want even more eurozone integration)
# Merkron
# Merkron

These two EU heavyweights met today (and they want even more eurozone integration)

May 15th 2017, 9:30 PM 13,816 Views 46 Comments

Chancellor Angela Merkel gave cautious support to Emmanuel Macron’s plans today.

# merkel - Friday 5 May, 2017

Putin backs probe into violence against gay men in Chechnya after Merkel pressure
# Do It Now Vlad
# Do It Now Vlad

Putin backs probe into violence against gay men in Chechnya after Merkel pressure

May 5th 2017, 10:19 PM 11,545 Views 59 Comments

The German Chancellor confronted her Russian counterpart on the issue earlier this week.

# merkel - Monday 20 March, 2017

Trump spokesperson says he doesn't think the US President heard Merkel asking to shake hands
# Shake It Off
# Shake It Off

Trump spokesperson says he doesn't think the US President heard Merkel asking to shake hands

Mar 20th 2017, 9:52 AM 21,624 Views 56 Comments

Merkel’s suggestion of another handshake went unheard or ignored by Trump.

# merkel - Monday 6 March, 2017

Merkel calls for cool heads after Turkish President accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices'
# What Did You Say
# What Did You Say

Merkel calls for cool heads after Turkish President accuses Germany of 'Nazi practices'

Mar 6th 2017, 9:04 PM 15,231 Views 45 Comments

Merkel’s office rejected the comparison as “absurd and out of place”.

# merkel - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Facebook is cracking down on fake news in Germany before Angela Merkel seeks fourth term
# News Feed
# News Feed

Facebook is cracking down on fake news in Germany before Angela Merkel seeks fourth term

Jan 15th 2017, 6:31 PM 12,505 Views 89 Comments

Parliamentary elections are slated for September or October.

# merkel - Saturday 31 December, 2016

'Bitter and sickening': Merkel on asylum seeker attackers as she urges nation to face down terror
# 'You Are Murderers'
# 'You Are Murderers'

'Bitter and sickening': Merkel on asylum seeker attackers as she urges nation to face down terror

Dec 31st 2016, 8:16 AM 14,233 Views 43 Comments

Merkel defended her decision to let in tens of thousands of asylum seekers last year.

# merkel - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Exit polls: Germany's anti-migrant populists unseat Merkel's party
# Local Election
# Local Election

Exit polls: Germany's anti-migrant populists unseat Merkel's party

Sep 4th 2016, 5:20 PM 26,378 Views 163 Comments

The polls opened today, exactly a year after Angela Merkel decided to let tens of thousands of migrants into the country.

# merkel - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

You'll never guess who the world's most powerful woman is*
# Power Players
# Power Players

You'll never guess who the world's most powerful woman is*

Aug 17th 2016, 9:49 PM 45,548 Views 33 Comments

*You probably will, to be honest.

# merkel - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Putin denies trying to scare Angela Merkel with his dog
# Konni
# Konni

Putin denies trying to scare Angela Merkel with his dog

Jan 12th 2016, 11:01 AM 24,741 Views 49 Comments

The German chancellor was not a fan of Konni.

# merkel - Friday 1 January, 2016

Ten quotes about leadership from the most powerful people in the world
# Follow My Lead
# Follow My Lead

Ten quotes about leadership from the most powerful people in the world

Jan 1st 2016, 9:30 PM 29,018 Views 36 Comments

“There’s nothing wrong with being ambitious.”

# merkel - Monday 8 June, 2015

G7 leaders agree to phase out oil, gas and coal use by end of this century
# Fossil Fuels
# Fossil Fuels

G7 leaders agree to phase out oil, gas and coal use by end of this century

Jun 8th 2015, 4:22 PM 8,177 Views 20 Comments

The agreement among world leaders sends a strong signal to the climate change conference in Paris later this year.

# merkel - Friday 20 February, 2015

Can Michael Noonan help save the eurozone from economic disaster?
# Grexit
# Grexit

Can Michael Noonan help save the eurozone from economic disaster?

Feb 20th 2015, 10:49 AM 17,132 Views 114 Comments

The Finance Minister is back in Brussels today for the deadline of Greece’s bailout.

# merkel - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Waterford Whispers receives praise from The Washington Post
# Je Suis Charlie
# Je Suis Charlie

Waterford Whispers receives praise from The Washington Post

Jan 14th 2015, 3:10 PM 40,571 Views 35 Comments

Waterford Whispers News was today featured in The Washington Post.

# merkel - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Angela Merkel cancelled a meeting with Vladimir Putin tonight - because he was late
# International Diplomacy 101
# International Diplomacy 101

Angela Merkel cancelled a meeting with Vladimir Putin tonight - because he was late

Oct 16th 2014, 8:41 PM 63,033 Views 78 Comments

Oops.

# merkel - Friday 29 August, 2014

Ukraine death toll nears 2,600 as West turns up the heat on Russia
# Crossing The Line
# Crossing The Line

Ukraine death toll nears 2,600 as West turns up the heat on Russia

Aug 29th 2014, 10:31 AM 5,581 Views 126 Comments

NATO leaders are in crisis talks today.

# merkel - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Merkel demands explanation from Putin after reports of new Russian incursions in Ukraine
# What's The Story?
# What's The Story?

Merkel demands explanation from Putin after reports of new Russian incursions in Ukraine

Aug 28th 2014, 7:33 AM 9,369 Views 160 Comments

And the Americans accused Russia of orchestrating a campaign inside Ukraine.

# merkel - Sunday 10 August, 2014

West warns Russia against further faux aid missions into Ukraine
# Donetsk
# Donetsk

West warns Russia against further faux aid missions into Ukraine

Aug 10th 2014, 3:17 PM 8,245 Views 59 Comments

Ukraine also reported that several of its positions were still coming under mortar fire from Russian territory.

# merkel - Friday 18 July, 2014

Timeline: Here's everything we know so far about the flight MH17 crash
# Mh17
# Mh17

Timeline: Here's everything we know so far about the flight MH17 crash

Jul 18th 2014, 10:35 PM 34,251 Views 104 Comments

A run-through of events surrounding the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane yesterday.

# merkel - Friday 6 June, 2014

Ceasefire call sparks hope for peace in south-eastern Ukraine
# Poroshenko
# Poroshenko

Ceasefire call sparks hope for peace in south-eastern Ukraine

Jun 6th 2014, 6:39 PM 5,056 Views 45 Comments

Both Russian and Ukrainian leaders have jointly called for an end to violence in the region.

# merkel - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Are Russian troops withdrawing from the Ukrainian border? Not as far as NATO can see
# Crisis
# Crisis

Are Russian troops withdrawing from the Ukrainian border? Not as far as NATO can see

Apr 1st 2014, 2:26 PM 5,316 Views 120 Comments

Ukraine reported yesterday that troops had started leaving the area.

# merkel - Monday 24 March, 2014

G7 snubs Russia summit over Ukraine crisis
# Out In The Cold
# Out In The Cold

G7 snubs Russia summit over Ukraine crisis

Mar 24th 2014, 9:35 PM 11,137 Views 139 Comments

The leaders also threatened tougher sanctions against Russia for its annexation of Crimea.

# merkel - Friday 7 March, 2014

6 things we learned about Angela Merkel from her Q&A with Trinity students
# Ich Bin Ein Trinner
# Ich Bin Ein Trinner

6 things we learned about Angela Merkel from her Q&A with Trinity students

Mar 7th 2014, 6:56 PM 23,062 Views 52 Comments

The Phil got a unique insight into the German chancellor at an event today. Here’s what we found out…

# merkel - Monday 24 February, 2014

Is the US spying on hundreds of leading Germans? 'No comment, but...'
# BUGGING
# BUGGING

Is the US spying on hundreds of leading Germans? 'No comment, but...'

Feb 24th 2014, 5:55 PM 8,423 Views 27 Comments

… US spy agencies would continue to “gather information about the intentions of governments”.

# merkel - Monday 6 January, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Jan 6th 2014, 10:47 PM 32,714 Views 14 Comments

Today everybody’s been talking about waves and flooding, NAMA making a big sale and Matt Cooper with Dennis Rodman in North Korea.

# merkel - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

After two months, Merkel forms coalition government in Germany
# Germany
# Germany

After two months, Merkel forms coalition government in Germany

Nov 27th 2013, 7:36 AM 3,768 Views 10 Comments

Angela Merkel has made concessions on gender quotas, the minimum wage and a toll on the Autobahn for foreigners, but she has a government.

# merkel - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Merkel's phone bugged by US since 2002, report claims
# Spying
# Spying

Merkel's phone bugged by US since 2002, report claims

Oct 27th 2013, 11:01 AM 10,149 Views 80 Comments

Der Spiegel claims that the German Chancellor’s mobile is one of many on the NSA’s tracking list.

# merkel - Friday 25 October, 2013

Merkel demands no spying agreement: 'Spying among friends, that cannot be'
# US Spying
# US Spying

Merkel demands no spying agreement: 'Spying among friends, that cannot be'

Oct 25th 2013, 8:21 AM 4,499 Views 36 Comments

France and Germany have called for an agreement with the US by the end of the year to try to resolve a dispute over spying.

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