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2006-07-11 21:53:57

By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - When Chancellor Angela Merkel first broached the idea of inviting President George W. Bush to her voting district in Germany's flat, barren northeast, local officials wondered openly what she could possibly show him. "Don't worry," Merkel reassured them.

2006-07-04 12:31:41

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's House of Lords ushered in a new era on Tuesday, abolishing the 1,400-year-old post of Lord Chancellor and for the first time electing a speaker to preside over parliament's upper house.

2006-05-22 07:21:13

By Claudia Kade BEIJING (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised divisive issues of Iran and human rights at meetings in Beijing on Monday after her trip got off to an unexpectedly relaxed start strolling in the park with Premier Wen Jiabao.

2006-05-22 02:41:12

By Claudia Kade BEIJING (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel raised divisive issues of Iran and human rights at meetings in Beijing on Monday after her trip got off to an unexpectedly relaxed start strolling in the park with Premier Wen Jiabao.

2006-05-21 23:44:11

BEIJING (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao agreed at talks in Beijing that Iran should not have nuclear weapon capabilities.

2006-05-04 20:35:00

President George W. Bush said on Thursday the United States would not waver in its commitment to the security of Israel and would have no contact with Hamas leaders of the Palestinian government until the militant group recognizes the Jewish state.

2006-05-01 03:35:02

By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to the United States this week for the second time in four months, intent on mapping out a strategy for confronting Iran that will not splinter the West as Iraq did three years ago.

2006-04-19 10:25:00

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany reproached two British newspapers on Wednesday for publishing revealing photographs of Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband in holiday swimwear. The Sun and Daily Sport ran the shots of Merkel and Joachim Sauer relaxing by a pool on the Italian island of Ischia.

2006-04-14 09:08:39

BERLIN (Reuters) - The U.S. government wants to deport a group of Chinese Muslims held at the Guantanamo prison camp to Germany and is pressuring Chancellor Angela Merkel to take in the ethnic Uighurs, a newspaper reported on Friday.

2006-04-10 05:45:03

By James Mackenzie BERLIN (Reuters) - The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), partners in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition, said on Monday he was stepping down on the advice of doctors only months after taking office.


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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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