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Posts Tagged ‘Martin Schulz’

Merkel’s conservatives win Saarland vote in boost for national campaign

Ralph Orlowski/Reuters   By Paul Carrel and Hakan Erdem German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives won a regional election in the western state of Saarland on Sunday, dealing a setback to their Social Democrat rivals and boosting her prospects of winning a fourth term in September’s national election.

Germany’s ‘man of the streets’ Schulz plots path to defeat Merkel

Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters   By Paul Carrel and Holger Hansen His only experience of governing in Germany is as a town mayor. She is Europe’s most powerful leader. Yet Martin Schulz wants to end Angela Merkel’s 11-year run as chancellor and fundamentally shift Germany’s role in Europe. He might just pull it off.

European Parliament awards the Sakharov Prize to DR Congo Doctor Denis Mukwege

  By Sylvain Muyali The surgeon is honored for his work near Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, where he has treated more than 40,000 victims of rape since 1996.