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Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Calls for Ban On Full-Face Veils

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a ban on full-face veils on Tuesday, saying she'll protect Germany against future refugee waves,  Read More »

Angela Merkel Announces Fourth Term as German Chancellor

Angel Merkel, one of the world's most powerful women, announced she will be running in 2017's federal elections, and has since made it clear that she understands the challenges she will face with this decision. Read More »

This Is the First Time the UK and Germany Have Had Women as Leaders at the Same Time

For the first time in history, the two arguably most powerful women in Europe are leading their nations at the same time. Read More »

This Incredible Woman was Just Named TIME's Person of the Year

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named TIME's Person of the Year. TIME's Managing Editor Nancy Gibbs made the announcement Wednesday in an exclusive interview on "TODAY." Read More »