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# 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 9,397 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 10,729 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 26,187 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 21,349 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 9,359 Views 51 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 8,032 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 7,709 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 14,926 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 13,815 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 11,544 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 21,620 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 15,223 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 12,497 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 14,225 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 26,368 Views 167 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 45,543 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 24,683 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 29,002 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 8,174 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 17,125 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 40,550 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 62,956 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 5,578 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 9,365 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 34,248 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 5,053 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 5,314 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 11,131 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 23,036 Views 52 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Mar 7th 2014, 8:33 AM 8,971 Views 6 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know today as we head towards the weekend.

# 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 8,419 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 3,767 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 10,144 Views 80 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Oct 27th 2013, 8:47 AM 14,086 Views 18 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# 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 4,487 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.

# merkel - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Taoiseach on Merkel 'bugging' claims: 'I always operate on the basis that my calls are listened to'
# Spying
# Spying

Taoiseach on Merkel 'bugging' claims: 'I always operate on the basis that my calls are listened to'

Oct 24th 2013, 12:17 PM 15,512 Views 97 Comments

Who knew you could tap a battered old Nokia…

# merkel - Monday 23 September, 2013

Merkel: Ireland has made good progress, I'm grateful to Enda Kenny
# Bank Debt Deal
# Bank Debt Deal

Merkel: Ireland has made good progress, I'm grateful to Enda Kenny

Sep 23rd 2013, 2:27 PM 9,872 Views 138 Comments

Earlier the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that the result of the German election was never going to impact on Ireland’s push for retrospective recapitalisation of its banks.

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

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

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:01 AM 4,066 Views 16 Comments

“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.

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