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Chancellor of Germany from 2005 to 2021

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Angela Merkel: Chancellor of Germany from 2005 to 2021
Angela Dorothea Merkel is a retired German politician and scientist who served as the chancellor of Germany from 2005 to 2021. A member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), she previously served as leader of the Opposition from 2002 to 2005 and as Leader of the Christian Democratic Union from 2000 to 2018. Merkel was the first female chancellor of Germany. During her tenure as Chancellor, Merkel was frequently referred to as the de facto leader of the European Union (EU) and the most powerful woman in the world.

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Olaf Scholz replaces Angela Merkel as Germany's new chancellor

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Outgoing Merkel honoured at military farewell ceremony with hymns and punk rock tribute

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Angela Merkel has bid farewell to 16 years in office at a military ceremony, and urged fellow Germans to stand up to hatred.
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COVID jabs to be mandatory in Germany from February as tougher restrictions brought in for unvaccinated

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German parties agree deal to form government that will end Merkel era

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Three German parties have agreed a deal to form a new government that will end the era of the longstanding chancellor, Angela Merkel.
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Global Leader Approval list: PM Modi tops ratings with 70% score, jumps ahead of Angela Merkel, Joe Biden

PM Modi has gained international popularity in the past few years and has now garnered the top spot in the Global Leader Approval ratings.
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PM Modi holds extensive deliberations on bilateral relations with German Chancellor Merkel

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Departing German leader Merkel looks forward to leisure time without political distractions

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Angela Merkel has said she is looking forward to enjoying some leisure time after 16 years as Germany's chancellor.
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German parties set for coalition talks to form post-Merkel government after close election

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Germany's Social Democrats (SDP) will seek to start the process of trying to form a three-way alliance and lead the government for the first time in 16 years after Sunday's tight election results.
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Social Democrats narrowly beat Merkel's party in German election as Germany faces prolonged coalition talks

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The centre-left Social Democrats have narrowly beaten outgoing chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right bloc in a closely fought election.
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A mood of optimism tempered by anxiety: Germany's social democrats edge ahead in exit polls

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Angela Merkel's party has been castigated in the polls - and CDU activists are not happy

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It has not been a great election for Angela Merkel's own party, the CDU.
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Merkel leaves Germany as indisputably the senior leader of the West

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When she steps down as German chancellor after the federal elections on Sunday, Angela Merkel will be leaving as, indisputably, the senior leader in the EU, the G7 and the Western Alliance.
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Two main rivals in German election neck-and-neck, exit poll shows

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An exit poll in Germany suggests the two main rivals are tied in an election that will determine who will succeed Angela Merkel.
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Germany goes to polls in election to decide Angela Merkel's successor

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Polls have opened in the German election that will decide who succeeds Chancellor Angela Merkel after 16 years in charge of Europe's biggest economy.
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Germany's first election in 16 years without Merkel isn't just a political occasion, but also a cultural moment

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The world of 2005 feels a long way away.
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'An era comes to an end': Germany wants fresh leadership despite being unconvinced by the options

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As Merkel bows out, Germany's election race remains unclear with just hours left to run

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Who is Olaf Scholz - the man likely to be Germany's next chancellor?

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How does the German election work and who will be chancellor?

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A vote is taking place that will determine who succeeds German Chancellor Angela Merkel after her 16 years in power.
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'Boring' Olaf Scholz may be just the ticket as Germans fret about life after 'Mummy' Merkel

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Germany is about to lose its political mother and an air of uncertainty clouds the current election to replace her.
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Pope Francis criticises West's involvement in Afghanistan - but quotes Putin instead of Merkel

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Pope Francis mistakenly invoked Vladimir Putin in his criticism of the West's involvement in Afghanistan as an attempt by outsiders to impose democracy.
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PM Modi, Italian counterpart hold talks, both stress on international cooperation to address Afghan crisis

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday spoke to his Italian counterpart Mario Draghi as the two leaders stressed the need for international cooperation, including at the level of the G20, in addressing..
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'We have to act fast': Calm Merkel promises 'rapid recovery' after Germany devastated by floods

'we have to act fast': calm merkel promises 'rapid recovery' after germany devastated by floods
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told her nation that a recovery plan will be in place within days, after visiting some of the areas that were worst affected by the country's floods.
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German coronavirus restrictions on British travellers eased

Restrictions on people travelling from the UK to Germany have been eased, days after Boris Johnson and Angela Merkel met at Chequers.
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Merkel tells PM number of fans at Wembley for Euro 2020 seems 'a bit too much'

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Boris Johnson of her "grave concern" at the number of football fans being allowed to attend Euro 2020 games at Wembley Stadium.
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PM 'confident' UK's India-produced vaccines won't be a problem - as Merkel offers travel hope for double-jabbed

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Boris Johnson is "very confident" that the UK's use of India-produced jabs won't prevent Britons being able to travel abroad - as German chancellor Angela Merkel offered hope of quarantine-free trips..
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UK-EU travel restrictions set to be high on agenda as PM hosts Germany's Merkel for talks

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The prime minister will welcome Angela Merkel to the UK later, with coronavirus travel restrictions expected to be high on the agenda for their talks.
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At 66 percent, PM Modi's global approval rating higher than Biden, Merkel, Trudeau and Johnson

PM Modi has emerged with a better approval rating compared to other prominent world leaders like Biden, Merkel, Trudeau, Macron.
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G7 outreach summit: PM Narendra Modi gives mantra of 'one earth, one health'

German chancellor Angela Merkel specifically referred to PM's mantra of "One Earth, One Health" at the meet and conveyed her strong support to it.
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Merkel's party suffers historic defeats as Germans react to handling of COVID crisis

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has suffered historic defeats in regional elections as voters reacted to her handling of the COVID-19 crisis.
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Merkel has months left - here's who could end up leading Europe's biggest economy

merkel has months left - here's who could end up leading europe's biggest economy
Every year, Forbes magazine produces a list of the most powerful women in the world. And in 14 of the past 15 years, it has been the same person - Angela Merkel.
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