Merkel: Islamist Terrorism Came to Germany Long Before Refugee Crisis

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During a campaign event for the Christian Democrats on Wednesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke on the countries recent attacks from Islamist terrorists and countered claims that her open door policy for refugees was the cause, stating that Germany had been facing this threat years before the refugee crisis began. …

Sources: Reuters

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Trump Calls Clinton ‘America’s Angela Merkel’ and it Wasn’t A Compliment

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump laid out his foreign policy plan on Monday, and mixed in with his laundry list of ideas and views on terrorism was a stab at Hillary Clinton and German Chancellor Angela Merkel because, lets face it, it wouldn’t be a Trump speech if there wasn’t …

Sources: The Local,

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Foreign Minister Steinmeier Calls A Trump Presidency Dangerous, Merkel Stays Quiet

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Unlike German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to keep her comments on the US presidential election to herself, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been very vocal about the idea of Donald Trump taking the White House, and just in case he didn’t make his views clear enough, a statement was released on Wednesday …

Sources: Reuters [1] [2]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Could Brexit Be Saving Angela Merkel’s Political Career?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Over the last year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s popularity has fallen to new lows after welcoming in more than a million refugees into the country, a move that a majority of the German public was against, but now Germany’s leader may have found her saving grace as election season is fast approaching, …

Sources: The Independent

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Angela Merkel Tops Forbes Most Powerful Women For Sixth Year, Hillary Remains In 2nd

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Forbes has once again compiled their list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, and despite her declining popularity at home, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has held on to her number one spot for the sixth year in a row, keeping presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in her number two spot …

Sources: Forbes

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German President Gauck Will Not Seek 2nd Term, Causing More Trouble For Merkel

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German President Joachim Gauck announced on Monday that he will not be seeking a second term as the largely ceremonial position of president, only months before an election year that is already proving to be a struggle for Chancellor Merkel should she choose to run for a fourth term. Gauck’s …

Sources: Reuters

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Merkel’s Political Future on the Line as Germany Preps for 2017 Elections

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

With Germany gearing up for their own national election in 2017, the country looks to be headed down a path that might just match the circus-like atmosphere of the 2016 U.S. election, and if held today, Angela Merkel would be saying goodbye to the hopes of a fourth term as …

Sources: RT, Der Spiegel [1] [2]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Brussels Attacks Lead To Surge In Approval For Merkel

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While the recent terror attack on Brussels has led to fear in Europe, a new poll by Forsa research group has shown the tragic event to cause a surge in public opinion of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Merkel’s numbers had been sliding since August of last year when Germany decided …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Angela Merkel Rap! – The World’s Gonna Know Her Name

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Unfamiliar with the life of German Chancellor Angela Merkel or just have a weakness for cheesy broadway parodies? Even if you answer no to either of those, I still recommend checking out the latest Hamilton parody from CollegeHumor that dives into the life of one of the worlds most powerful …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Angela Merkel Named Time Person of the Year

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

2015 has been a rough year for Europe with what seems to be an overabundance of crises, with economic woes, terrorist attacks and an onslaught of refugees seeking a new place to call home. Despite the hardships, German chancellor Angela Merkel, now in her 10th year, has come out a …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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