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Greek president to Germany's Merkel: Greece often felt alone

Oct. 29, 2021 08:34 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s often-strained relations in past years with European economic powerhouse Germany took center stage Friday during a visit to Athens by outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel as both the country's president and prime minister aired past grievances. ...

Germany's Merkel visits post-crisis Greece

Oct. 28, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Germany’s outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Greece Thursday for a visit to the country whose financial crisis marked much of her tenure and Germany’s relationship with Europe. Merkel landed in Athens on the evening of a Greek...

Dismissed: Germany's Merkel becomes caretaker chancellor

Oct. 26, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel took a step closer to political retirement Tuesday after receiving her formal dismissal certificate from the post of chancellor after 16 years in office, though she will lead a caretaker government until her successor is sworn in. Hours...

Center-left nominates new speaker for German parliament

Oct. 20, 2021 13:13 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Center-left lawmaker Baerbel Bas is set to become the new speaker of Germany's parliament, replacing conservative veteran and former Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble in one of the country's most prominent positions. Leaders of the parliamentary group of...