German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been re-elected for a fourth term in federal elections, exit polls suggest. Pascale Davies reports. Continue reading
BERLIN, GERMANY (REUTERS) – Hollywood stars and a former U.S president offer Germany’s incumbent Chancellor Angela Merkel their backing for the September 24 elections even as the chancellor faces persistent heckling on the home front.
European Parliament President Martin Schulz doubts Greek banks will reopen this week, calls for emergency humanitarian aid for Greece and demands the government make meaningful proposals on its debt to stave off ‘dramatic’ times.