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Obama, Merkel to Discuss Differences over Libya, Economy

Posted June 7th, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Washington, where the two leaders are set to discuss economic policy and the conflict in Libya. President Obama is honoring Ms. Merkel with all the pomp and ceremony of an official visit, including an elaborate White House arrival ceremony. But the more serious issues, […]

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Obama, Merkel to Discuss Economic, Mideast Policy Differences

Posted June 7th, 2011 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Washington, where the two leaders are set to discuss their differences over economic policy and the war in Libya. President Obama is honoring Ms. Merkel with all the pomp and ceremony of an official visit, including an elaborate arrival ceremony Tuesday that featured a […]

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German Chancellor to Visit White House

Posted June 7th, 2011 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Washington to meet with U.S. President Barack Obama. The two leaders are set on Tuesday to discuss NATO operations in Libya, a project Germany has not supported. Officials say the two leaders are also likely to touch on Afghanistan, Tunisia, the Middle East peace process, and the global economy. […]

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German Chancellor Beginning Official Visit to US

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 8:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama formally welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House Tuesday for an official visit that will include both pomp and politics. Ms. Merkel’s one-day visit will start with a 19-gun salute on the White House South Lawn and end with an elaborate black-tie dinner. She is scheduled to attend a […]

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German Cabinet Approves Nuclear Phase-out Plan

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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Germany’s Cabinet has approved a plan to phase out the country’s nuclear plants by 2022, becoming the first major industrial power to give up atomic power and rely entirely on other sources of energy. The Cabinet on Monday passed legislation detailed last week by Chancellor Angela Merkel that foresees shutting down the country’s 17 atomic […]

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German Chancellor Questions Burma’s Bid for ASEAN Chair

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for Burma to improve its human rights record before it is permitted to serve as chair of ASEAN. Speaking Thursday at an international forum in Singapore, Ms. Merkel said she is “a little bit concerned” about Burma’s bid to chair the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in 2014. The […]

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