After reportedly realizing over the course of her deeply uncomfortable trip to the US that Ivanka Trump was an unavoidable backchannel to the West Wing, German Chancellor Angela Merkel invited her to speak at the W20 Summit in Berlin on a panel about women’s entrepreneurship. The audience did not love it.
Donald Trump, noted orator and author of the forthcoming Art of the Handshake, shared an extremely awkward and tense moment with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday morning.
As stomachs knot in anticipation of next month’s inauguration, Official White House photographer Pete Souza has released his eighth and final “Year in Photographs,” documenting our graceful, extremely photogenic president and the many, many babies who have loved him.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said during an address to her party, the center-right Christian Democrats, that the “full veil,” referring to both the burqa and the niqab, is “not appropriate” in Germany and should be banned “wherever possible.”
Here’s a headline to elicit one last strangled scream from your depleted corpse, via the New York Times: “Donald Trump’s Election Leaves Angela Merkel as the Liberal West’s Last Defender.” While there’s arguably no one more qualified to play this role than Germany’s brilliant, taciturn “Mutti,” this is absolutely…
In response to 467 reports of sexual assault that allegedly took place in Cologne on New Year’s Eve, Germany has addressed some of the major flaws in their definition of rape.
As hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees look for resettlement, one difference between Germany and the United States has been put in sharp relief: our national sympathy. Germany has opened its doors to an unlimited number of refugees; the United States keeps proposing laws to keep them out.
Yasssss Mom!!!!!!! Merkel kween!
Over the weekend, Icelandic author Bryndis Bjorgvinsdottir published an open letter on Facebook appealing to Iceland’s welfare minister, Eygló Harðardóttir, to accommodate more Syrian refugees than the country’s cap of 50. Her original letter reads:
In Germany, a sensible country that is known for its cleanliness, a judge ruled that a tenant can pee all over his apartment floor without worrying about the wrath of his landlord or the damage his acidic urine may cause to the floor.
A haredi (ultra Orthodox) newspaper in Israel, not wishing to offend the eyeball modesty of its readership, photoshopped German Chancellor Angela Merkel out of a photo of a recent march in solidarity with the staff of Charlie Hebdo, where 12 people were recently murdered in a terrorist attack. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo…
Your Girls, the girl band that brought us "(Do It) On My Twin Bed" are back with a new banger about how awesome it is to go home for Thanksgiving and do jack shit but bask in the wealth of your parents love and Costco membership. On that Executive Gold Star shit, people.
Merkel don't play.
For its annual list of the world's 100 most powerful women, Forbes ranks its leaders by "money, media momentum, spheres of influence and impact." So who made the cut?
Germany's main center-left party voted and cleared the way for Chancellor Angela Merkel, to start her third term as head of the new government. Social Democrat Barbara Hendricks said three-quarters of the members approved entering a "grand coalition" of left and right.
BERLIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 22: Angela Merkel, German Chancellor and Chairwoman of the German Christian Democrats (CDU), arrives after the initial exit poll results that give the party 42% of the vote in German federal elections at CDU party headquarters on September 22, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Clemens…
It seems like it'd be pretty hard to be Angela Merkel, considering she has to constantly convince the German people that shouldering Spain's debt burden is way better than spending all those extra euros on, I dunno, a series of national indoor water parks. Or sausage factories, whatever, it's your money, Germany.…