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Angela Merkel to Visit Greece on “Oxi” Day

German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced on Friday she will be paying a farewell official visit to Greece on October 28-29, coinciding with the national holiday of Oxi Day. The visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Athens on October 28...

Angela Merkel to Visit Greece in Late October

Angela Merkel will make her final official visit as German Chancellor to Greece on October 29. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis reportedly invited the outgoing Chancellor to visit the Greek capital during an EU Summit meeting in Slovenia earlier this...

Merkel Meets With Erdogan in Turkey on Farewell Visit

Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during her last official trip to Turkey on Saturday. Merkel, who has lead Germany for the past 16 years, enjoyed a friendly relationship with Turkey, despite periods of...

Centre-Left in Germany Secures Narrow Win in Election

Germany's centre-left SPD and their chancellor candidate, Olaf Scholz, have secured a narrow win over their centre-right CDU rivals in the elections held on Sunday. SPD have won 25.7 percent of the vote. Angela Merkel’s CDU party and their candidate,...

Germany Elects New Leader in Post-Merkel Era

Millions of voters in Germany head to the polls on Sunday to elect the new chancellor who will usher the post-Merkel era. Opinion polls show the race for the chancellery headed for a photo finish, with Merkel’s CDU-CSU conservative alliance...

Germany Declares Greece Coronavirus Risk Area

Germany declared the nation of Greece a "coronavirus risk area," signifying all returning German nationals must present a negative test.

Potential Benefits of Mixing and Matching Coronavirus Vaccines

A new tactic has emerged-- giving two different coronavirus vaccines to people in an effort to achieve even greater immunity.

Germany, WHO Launch New Hub For Monitoring Global Health Risks

On Wednesday, Germany and the World Health Organization announced a new hub in Berlin for monitoring data on future health risks.

Coronavirus Vaccine Certificate “By Summer” EU Leaders Decide

Thursday's coronavirus summit resulted in a surprisingly swift decision to issue vaccine certificates to ease travel by the Summer of 2021.

Erdogan Claims Greece, Cyprus Responsible for Tensions in Call with Merkel

In a telephone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed that Greece and Cyprus are at fault for the conflicts brewing in the eastern Mediterranean, according to a new report from Reuters. Erdogan...