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Angela Merkel: “Germany can no longer rely on Donald Trump’s America: We Europeans must take our destiny into our own hands'”

29 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Samuel Osborne, The Independent
 
Angela Merkel has suggested Germany and Europe can no longer rely on the US under Donald Trump.

Speaking at a campaign event held in a Bavarian beer tent, the German Chancellor emphasised the need for friendly relations with the US, Britain and Russia, but added: “We Europeans must really take our destiny into our own hands.”
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Saudi Arabia denies its foreign policy being “impulsive”, although German intelligence thinks otherwise

9 Dec

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

The Germans are showing leadership in Europe in many areas and in every sense of the word. Germany still stands behind the continued build up of a United Europe, as France, under the socialist party of President François Hollande, is showing signs of lethargy.
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The inescapable humanitarian crisis on wealthy Europe’s laps: States & peoples react differently

4 Sep

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

At its worst, the use of the term “migrant” by Europe, including by the international media, is devious. To start with, it is not consistent with international law.
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Austerity Has Failed: An Open Letter From Thomas Piketty et.al to Chancellor Angela Merkel

8 Jul

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Thomas Piketty, Jeffrey Sachs, Heiner Flassbeck, Dani Rodrik and Simon Wren-Lewis

    Five leading economists warn the German chancellor, “History will remember you for your actions this week.”

The never-ending austerity that Europe is force-feeding the Greek people is simply not working. Now Greece has loudly said no more.
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“This is the most critical moment in our history” – five days to save Greece from the abyss warn European leaders

8 Jul

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Mehreen Khan, Matthew Holehouse, Brussels

    Creditor powers ready plans to deal with humanitarian crisis and a banking collapse in Greece as agreement remains perilously out of reach

The European Union faces “the most critical” moment in its 64-year history, after leaders warned they had five days to prevent Greece from careering out of the euro and into a full blown humanitarian crisis.
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