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# cdu - Monday 10 February, 2020

Favourite to replace Angela Merkel stands down amid far right row

Germany’s next national elections must take place by autumn next year.

# cdu - Friday 7 December, 2018

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, ally of Merkel, elected new leader of CDU party

Kramp-Karrenbauer narrowly defeated Friedrich Merz, a one-time Merkel rival.

# cdu - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Angela Merkel has decided to run for a fourth term to 'defend democratic values'

Although she knows re-election will not be a “cakewalk”.

# cdu - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Sexism row heats up in Angela Merkel's party after politician says she was called a "big sweet mouse"

The woman has received support from party members but others have questioned her motives.

# cdu - Monday 26 May, 2014

Angela Merkel: The rise of populist parties is remarkable and regrettable

But she is happy today with her own party wins.

# cdu - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Three months after election, 'grand coalition' elects Angela Merkel as chancellor

Merkel becomes only Germany’s third post-war chancellor to win a third mandate and is now “at the peak of her power” writes a German online news magazine.

# cdu - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

After two months, Merkel forms coalition government in Germany

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

# cdu - Monday 23 September, 2013

After 'super-result' Merkel begins search for German coalition partner

“The Merkel Republic,” ran the headline for a commentary on news site Spiegel Online as the German chancellor saw off the challenge of the Social Democrats but did not win an outright majority.

# cdu - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Why you should care about the outcome of the German election today

Spoiler: Because the outcome is so unpredictable, that’s why.

# cdu - Monday 16 July, 2012

Circumcision ban could make Germany 'laughing stock': Merkel

“I do not want Germany to be the only country in the world in which Jews cannot practise their rites,” the Germany Chancellor has said.

# cdu - Monday 19 September, 2011

Merkel faces new struggle after defeat in Berlin polls

Merkel’s CDU gains votes, but loses out to the opposition Social Democrats – while her junior coalition partner loses all seats in Berlin.