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Angela Merkel

  1. international relations
    Passionate Embrace of World Leaders Fools 101-Year-Old WomanThe centenarian asked Angela Merkel if she was Emmanuel Macron’s wife.
  2. global politics
    Angela Merkel’s Exit Is Yet Another Blow to European StabilityFor 14 years, the German chancellor defined both the promise and the limits of EU politics. It’s unclear how – or even whether – she can be replaced.
  3. foreign policy
    There Is No Cleaning Up the Foreign-Policy Mess Trump Is MakingOur allies are learning that Trump’s personal pique means a great deal — and decades of commitments and partnership mean very little.
  4. Even the Best-Case Scenario for Trump and NATO Is GrimEven the idea of a positive or neutral meeting that signals to Moscow that the alliance is still united is ridiculous.
  5. Trump Tweets Signal Usual Aggressive Posture Heading Into NATO SummitThis is not going to be an enjoyable week for America’s most important traditional allies.
  6. Trump Could Accidentally Help Save Angela Merkel’s JobTrump’s attacks on Merkel might backfire. Maybe he should embrace those foreign leaders he would destroy.
  7. diplomacy
    Trump Tossed Starburst to Merkel at G7: ‘Don’t Say I Never Gave You Anything’The incident came after a frustrated Trump was teamed up on by a gaggle of world leaders.
  8. Trump Tossed Starburst to Merkel at G7: ‘Don’t Say I Never Gave You Anything’The incident came after a frustrated Trump was teamed up on by a gaggle of world leaders.
  9. World Leaders React to Trump’s Bizarre Attacks on Canada“The withdrawal, so to speak, via tweet is of course … sobering and a bit depressing.”
  10. Single Photo Sums Up America’s Isolation at G7 SummitA picture is worth a thousand exasperated sighs.
  11. foreign policy
    Europe Reveals Its Latest Strategy for Managing TrumpIt’s a two-pronged affair with Emmanuel Macron leading the charm offensive and Angela Merkel talking tough.
  12. Angela Merkel Retains Power in Germany After Months of DeadlockShe will begin her fourth, and reportedly last, term as chancellor later this month.
  13. Trump’s Favorite World Leaders Are All Male DictatorsThe American president demands British prime minister stop protests and media criticism.
  14. Germany’s Political Turmoil Is Bad News for EuropeAngela Merkel picked a particularly unfortunate year to have this much trouble forming a government.
  15. Merkel’s Efforts to Teach Trump About Diplomacy Didn’t Go WellIt reportedly ended with the chancellor repeatedly explaining that Germany can’t negotiate trade deals separately from the E.U.
  16. Jitters Rise in Europe As Merkel Can’t Form GovernmentIf Angela Merkel can no longer govern Germany, how can Germany govern the EU?
  17. Karl Lagerfeld Draws Political Cartoon of Hitler Thanking Angela MerkelThe designer blames the chancellor for the rise of the right-wing, populist party in Germany.
  18. Angela Merkel Won Reelection, But Is She Still the Leader of the Free World?Sunday’s election results complicate her task of defending liberal democracy from the forces of right-wing xenophobia.
  19. Merkel Wins 4th Term in Germany As Far Right GainsA victory for stability, but with a warning sign.
  20. Angela Merkel Rolling Her Eyes at Putin Is the GIF You Didn’t Know You NeededA viral moment from the G20 summit.
  21. politics
    Germany Subtly Suggests Ivanka and Melania Brush Up on Climate ChangeThe German chancellor’s husband is shady.
  22. German Lawmakers Vote to Legalize Same-Sex MarriageChancellor Angela Merkel cleared the way for parliament to consider legalization, but she voted against it.
  23. pride
    These World Leaders Are the New Gay IconsIn the absence of American leadership, others have assumed the spotlight.
  24. Trump Doubles Down on Feud With Germany in Early-Morning TweetAs Germany’s political leaders express their loss of faith in the U.S., Trump vows to change Berlin’s “very bad” conduct toward the U.S.
  25. Merkel Says Trump-Led U.S. Is No Longer a Reliable AllyShe thinks Europe must now be prepared to go it alone.
  26. w20
    Ivanka Trump Booed While Praising Her Father in GermanyAt the W20 summit, the First Daughter spoke on a panel with Angela Merkel and IMF chief Christine Lagarde. Ivanka was not the crowd favorite.
  27. Ivanka Trump Booed While Praising Her Father in GermanyAt the W20 summit, the First Daughter spoke on a panel with Angela Merkel and IMF chief Christine Lagarde. Ivanka was not the crowd favorite.
  28. How Much Does Donald Trump Hate His Job? A Photographic Investigation“I can’t believe I’m saying I’m a politician, but I guess that’s what I am now.”
  29. international affairs
    Ivanka Trump Will Attend a Summit on ‘Women’s Economic Empowerment’ in GermanyShe’ll represent the United States.
  30. the hunt
    Angela Merkel Sure Loves Rummaging Through Her Enormous HandbagNow, where is that pen?
  31. Trump: Being Wiretapped by Obama Is the One Thing Merkel and I Have in Common“As far as wiretapping … by this past administration, at least we have something in common, perhaps.”
  32. Trump Refuses to Shake Hands With Angela Merkel, and It’s Very AwkwardThe extremely mature president never forgets a slight.
  33. Angela Merkel Is Also Powerless Against Justin Trudeau’s GazeThe German chancellor is the latest world leader to fall under the Canadian prime minister’s spell.
  34. World Leaders Rip Trump’s Travel Ban As Iraqi Parliament Votes to Ban AmericansThere’s disappointment in Europe and pledges to take reciprocal measures in Iran and Iraq.
  35. politics
    Angela Merkel Calls for a Burka Ban in Germany“The full-face veil is not acceptable in our country,” she said.
  36. international affairs
    Angela Merkel Will Run for 4th Term As German ChancellorAfter Trump’s victory, some having been calling her the new leader of the free world.
  37. Angela Merkel Will Run for 4th Term As German ChancellorAfter Trump’s victory, some having been calling her the new leader of the free world.
  38. The American People Think Donald Trump Is Weak on TerrorA new poll finds that Americans vastly preferred Clinton’s response to the Orlando shooting and have little faith in Trump on issues of national security.
  39. Angela Merkel Suggests EU Doesn’t Want to Be U.K.’s Friend With BenefitsWhoever wants to leave this family cannot expect to have no more obligations but to keep the privileges,” the German chancellor said, ahead of an EU meeting in Brussels.
  40. Germany to Prosecute Comic for Mocking ErdoganA little-known German law takes a very, well, German approach to the question of whether it’s okay to ridicule representatives of other nations.
  41. Germany to Release More Info on AssaultsMeanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel canceled trips abroad in order to deal with the unfurling mess. 
  42. News You Can Booze
    Did Obama Really Order a Nonalcoholic Beer?The facts surrounding this important question are murky.
  43. Great Moments in Power SuitsFrom Working Girl to Hillary to Lorde.
  44. What Is Benjamin Netanyahu’s Shadow Trying to Say Here?A meeting with Merkel otherwise went well.
  45. Merkel Revelation Costs Obama His European ‘BFF’No more sunset chats about Greece’s debt crisis.
  46. Officials Claim Obama Didn’t Know U.S. Was Spying on Other World LeadersOn the bright side, he wasn’t lying to Merkel.
  47. Obama Not Spying on Merkel at This Exact MomentAwkward.
  48. quotables
    Karl Lagerfeld Gave Unwanted Advice on PantsTo German chancellor Angela Merkel.
  49. It’s Not Easy Being Angela Merkel’s ShouldersMany beers were spilled on them last week.
  50. Benetton Imagines a World Where Berlusconi Is Hot for MerkelThe retailer has unveiled a splashy new ad campaign.
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