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News about Angela Merkel, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.

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German Food Bank Reopens Doors to New Foreign Applicants

The charitable group in Essen, which had set off a debate about refugees and poverty, said it would now give priority to older people and families with young children, regardless of nationality.

By CHRISTOPHER F. SCHUETZE

How an Outraged Europe Agreed to a Hard Line on Putin

Faced with new aggressiveness from the newly re-elected Putin, the E.U. backed Britain on the Skripal poisoning and sent a strong message to Moscow.

By STEVEN ERLANGER

As Merkel Begins New Term, Compromises Could Undo Economic Boom

Some experts believe Germany is on the verge of refusing its own medicine on economic reform, a shift that would have major implications for Europe.

No More ‘Fatherland’? Germans Debate Gender-Neutral Anthem

A rewrite suggestion from an official in the country’s Family Ministry has drawn a backlash. But other countries have carried through with similar changes.

By ALEX MARSHALL

Op-Ed Contributor

Angela Merkel Is Not the ‘Leader of the Free World’

Germans like to think we’re saving the liberal world order. But we’re also happy to let others do the real work.

By CLEMENS WERGIN

Angela Merkel Averts Crisis, Forming Government With S.P.D. Again

The woman long considered a de facto leader of Europe is set to remain in the chancellery for four more years. But the long-term stability of Germany is anything but certain.

By MELISSA EDDY and KATRIN BENNHOLD

The Saturday Profile

The 28-Year-Old Socialist Who Could End the Merkel Era

Kevin Kühnert has become the face of a grass-roots rebellion among the Social Democrats as they prepare to vote on a proposed governing coalition.

By KATRIN BENNHOLD

Italy Braces for Fake News as Election Approaches

In the run-up Europe’s next major vote, we look at how misinformation has spread in other recent elections.

By ILIANA MAGRA

In Germany’s Car Capital, the Unthinkable: The Right to Ban Cars

A court ruling has shaken Stuttgart, where it may soon be illegal to drive a diesel-powered Mercedes in parts of the city.

By KATRIN BENNHOLD

Angela Merkel Starts Grooming Successors, and One Stands Out

The chancellor’s Christian Democrats elected Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as party general secretary, a signal that the Merkel era is nearing its end.

By KATRIN BENNHOLD and MELISSA EDDY

Op-Ed Contributor

Can the German Left Save Itself?

So far, only the far right has been able to capitalize on disenchantment with Angela Merkel’s brand of centrism.

By LUKAS HERMSMEIER

German Coalition Deal Has Both Sides Sour, Even Before the Ink Dries

Chancellor Angela Merkel has been forced to make a spirited defense, while her prospective partner, head of the Social Democrats, was pushed aside.

By MELISSA EDDY

The Interpreter

How Germany’s New Coalition Explains Europe’s Uncertain Future

Coalition governments between the center-right and center-left, like the deal reached in Germany by Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Social Democrats, may lead to more instability, not less.

Angela Merkel Strikes New Deal With Old Partners, at a High Cost

The agreement, subject to the approval of members of the Social Democratic Party, came at a steep price for the Christian Democrats: giving up the powerful Finance Ministry.

By KATRIN BENNHOLD

Contributing Op-Ed Writer

How Millennials Are Changing German Politics

A new generation is challenging Angela Merkel and her process-oriented leadership.

By ANNA SAUERBREY

Volkswagen Suspends Top Lobbyist Amid Inquiry Into Diesel Tests on Monkeys

Thomas Steg, a former top aide to Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, exemplified what critics say are the cozy ties between her government and the country’s carmakers.

Europe Is Back. And Rejecting Trumpism.

Bolstered by newfound economic strength, European leaders, steered by the French president, Emmanuel Macron, are pledging to further integrate the continent.

By PETER S. GOODMAN

Op-Ed Columnist

Davos Man Meets America First

Channeling Donald Trump’s id to the World Economic Forums’s egos.

By BRET STEPHENS

Contributing Op-Ed Writer

Imagining a Post-Merkel Germany

Voters are getting tired of the chancellor’s opaque, uninspiring political style.

By JOCHEN BITTNER

Angela Merkel Spared Disaster, and German Coalition Talks to Continue

The Social Democrats will enter formal coalition talks with the chancellor’s Christian Democrats, but the party’s grass roots must approve a final deal.

By KATRIN BENNHOLD and MELISSA EDDY

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German Food Bank Reopens Doors to New Foreign Applicants

The charitable group in Essen, which had set off a debate about refugees and poverty, said it would now give priority to older people and families with young children, regardless of nationality.

By CHRISTOPHER F. SCHUETZE

How an Outraged Europe Agreed to a Hard Line on Putin

Faced with new aggressiveness from the newly re-elected Putin, the E.U. backed Britain on the Skripal poisoning and sent a strong message to Moscow.

By STEVEN ERLANGER

As Merkel Begins New Term, Compromises Could Undo Economic Boom

Some experts believe Germany is on the verge of refusing its own medicine on economic reform, a shift that would have major implications for Europe.

No More ‘Fatherland’? Germans Debate Gender-Neutral Anthem

A rewrite suggestion from an official in the country’s Family Ministry has drawn a backlash. But other countries have carried through with similar changes.

By ALEX MARSHALL

Op-Ed Contributor

Angela Merkel Is Not the ‘Leader of the Free World’

Germans like to think we’re saving the liberal world order. But we’re also happy to let others do the real work.

By CLEMENS WERGIN

Angela Merkel Averts Crisis, Forming Government With S.P.D. Again

The woman long considered a de facto leader of Europe is set to remain in the chancellery for four more years. But the long-term stability of Germany is anything but certain.

By MELISSA EDDY and KATRIN BENNHOLD

The Saturday Profile

The 28-Year-Old Socialist Who Could End the Merkel Era

Kevin Kühnert has become the face of a grass-roots rebellion among the Social Democrats as they prepare to vote on a proposed governing coalition.

By KATRIN BENNHOLD

Italy Braces for Fake News as Election Approaches

In the run-up Europe’s next major vote, we look at how misinformation has spread in other recent elections.

By ILIANA MAGRA

In Germany’s Car Capital, the Unthinkable: The Right to Ban Cars

A court ruling has shaken Stuttgart, where it may soon be illegal to drive a diesel-powered Mercedes in parts of the city.

By KATRIN BENNHOLD

Angela Merkel Starts Grooming Successors, and One Stands Out

The chancellor’s Christian Democrats elected Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as party general secretary, a signal that the Merkel era is nearing its end.

By KATRIN BENNHOLD and MELISSA EDDY

Op-Ed Contributor

Can the German Left Save Itself?

So far, only the far right has been able to capitalize on disenchantment with Angela Merkel’s brand of centrism.

By LUKAS HERMSMEIER

German Coalition Deal Has Both Sides Sour, Even Before the Ink Dries

Chancellor Angela Merkel has been forced to make a spirited defense, while her prospective partner, head of the Social Democrats, was pushed aside.

By MELISSA EDDY

The Interpreter

How Germany’s New Coalition Explains Europe’s Uncertain Future

Coalition governments between the center-right and center-left, like the deal reached in Germany by Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Social Democrats, may lead to more instability, not less.

Angela Merkel Strikes New Deal With Old Partners, at a High Cost

The agreement, subject to the approval of members of the Social Democratic Party, came at a steep price for the Christian Democrats: giving up the powerful Finance Ministry.

By KATRIN BENNHOLD

Contributing Op-Ed Writer

How Millennials Are Changing German Politics

A new generation is challenging Angela Merkel and her process-oriented leadership.

By ANNA SAUERBREY

Volkswagen Suspends Top Lobbyist Amid Inquiry Into Diesel Tests on Monkeys

Thomas Steg, a former top aide to Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, exemplified what critics say are the cozy ties between her government and the country’s carmakers.

Europe Is Back. And Rejecting Trumpism.

Bolstered by newfound economic strength, European leaders, steered by the French president, Emmanuel Macron, are pledging to further integrate the continent.

By PETER S. GOODMAN

Op-Ed Columnist

Davos Man Meets America First

Channeling Donald Trump’s id to the World Economic Forums’s egos.

By BRET STEPHENS

Contributing Op-Ed Writer

Imagining a Post-Merkel Germany

Voters are getting tired of the chancellor’s opaque, uninspiring political style.

By JOCHEN BITTNER

Angela Merkel Spared Disaster, and German Coalition Talks to Continue

The Social Democrats will enter formal coalition talks with the chancellor’s Christian Democrats, but the party’s grass roots must approve a final deal.

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