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2008-07-24 12:00:26

Text of report by independent German news agency ddp on 24 July Berlin: On Thursday [24 July] morning, Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU [Christian Democratic Union]) received US presidential candidate Barack Obama at the Federal Chancellery in Berlin.

2008-07-07 06:00:23

Text of report by independent German news agency ddp Berlin - According to Peter Struck, chairman of the SPD [Social Democratic Party of Germany] Bundestag Group, people in Germany have to counter the rising oil and gas prices by reducing their energy consumption.

2006-09-01 05:17:32

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has unseated U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as the world's most powerful woman, according to a new ranking by Forbes magazine.

2006-08-21 09:49:10

By Tom Armitage BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel brushed aside sinking popularity polls on Monday, saying her government had cleaned up its finances and boosted prospects for economic growth.

2006-07-13 04:50:34

By Steve Holland STRALSUND, Germany (Reuters) - President Bush called Germany a key ally in the promotion of peace and freedom on Thursday at the start of a visit to the former communist east designed to strengthen bilateral ties.

2006-07-13 04:45:23

By Steve Holland STRALSUND, Germany (Reuters) - President Bush called Germany a key ally in the promotion of peace and freedom on Thursday at the start of a visit to the former communist east designed to strengthen bilateral ties.

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.

2006-04-10 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.

2006-04-07 05:33:21

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's parliament gave the green light on Friday for a parliamentary inquiry into whether German spies in Baghdad helped the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 at a time when the government was publicly opposed to the war.

2006-02-28 18:20:59

By James Mackenzie and Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. media reports that German intelligence agents helped the American-led invasion of Iraq were a smear tactic against Berlin as a European power firmly opposed to the war, leading German politicians said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.