German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s economic machine is beginning to show signs of neglect.
German President Christian Wulff resigned amid the threat of a legal probe into corruption allegations, delivering a blow to Chancellor Angela Merkel that risks distracting her from the euro-region debt crisis.
Every time German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks about how investors will have to swallow losses in future debt crises, financial markets shudder.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she’ll hold the government together even after her coalition partner defied a call to stop talking down Greece and was flattened in a state election.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party was defeated in Germany’s most populous state in an election that helped the Social Democrats tighten their grip on the country’s regional governments.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the euro is the glue that holds Europe together, signaling that an Irish bailout may be the price of preserving European unity.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has declared a truce in her campaign to master financial markets.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is turning Europe’s sovereign-debt crisis into an opportunity to reshape the euro region in Germany’s image.
Chancellor Angela Merkel ditched plans to cut taxes after her party suffered a historic setback in a state election, saying she’ll focus on debt reduction to pull Germany back in line with euro rules.
Chancellor Angela Merkel expanded her defense of the euro, saying Germany has a “duty” to preserve the joint currency because it helps exports, makes the country richer and underpins Europe.
"This is a massive loss in local prestige for the party."
- Gerd Langguth on May 13, 2012