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Macron's EU vision will bolster Franco-German axis - Merkel

02/23 18:55 Anonymous 0

TALLINN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel praised French President Emmanuel Macron’s ambitions for the European Union on Thursday and said his ideas could be the foundation for “intense” Franco-German cooperation on the future of Europe.On Tuesday, Macron outlined bold proposals for a European renewal, calling for the European Union to work more closely on defence and migration and for a euro zone budget.

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Germany's Merkel Faces pressure for Quick Coalition Talks

11/26 12:54 Anonymous 0

Chancellor Angela Merkel faced pressure from inside her conservative bloc Sunday to aim for a quick coalition deal with center-left rivals without conceding too much ground on core issues such as immigration.Talks between Merkel's conservative bloc and two smaller parties to form a previously untried coalition collapsed a week ago.