Tag: Angela Merkel
Balkans 12:06

German Chancellor Angela Merkel sparks violent clash in Athens

Protesters have clashed with police in Athens during a demonstration against German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s two-day visit to Greece. The riots were sparked by the German Chancellor’s arrival in Athens on Thursday for talks with Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. #Breaking: Police disperses...

Balkans 11:34

Security tight in Athens ahead of Merkel visit

A total of 2,000 police officers are to be deployed across Athens for a two-day visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel starting on Thursday afternoon, daily Kathimerini reports. Security is expected to be tight in the city centre with an intensified police presence around buildings such as the German...

Balkans 10:05

Angela Merkel in Athens, Prespa deal one of the topics on the agenda

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s two-day visit to Athens is taking place in a completely different political environment than the last one in April 2014. Then, Alexis Tsipras had described the visit as a stunt aimed at “showing support for her representative Mr [Antonis] Samaras,” Kathimerini...

World 14:44

German politicians’ data published online, Merkel unaffected

Personal data and documents from hundreds of German politicians and public figures have been published online, the government said on Friday, adding that no sensitive material from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office was released, Reuters reports. An Interior Ministry spokesman declined to confirm that...

World 13:26

Angela Merkel’s CDU receives the most large donations in 2018

The parties in Germany’s parliament received some €2.1 million in large donations in 2018. But one was favored more than any other, particularly by industry, DW reported. Germany’s co-governing Christian Democrats (CDU) profited the most of any political parties from large donations in...