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Greek elections: Merkel calls on voters to stay with Europe

The German chancellor has said she wants Greece to "remain part of our story" ahead of elections that could cast doubt over the country's future in the eurozone.
BBC: January 23, 2015

Millions march in France against terrorism

World leaders joined nearly 4 million people in the streets of Paris and around France Sunday, in solidarity with the victims of a terror spree last week that killed 17 people.
January 11, 2015

The Head Of EU Parliament Berated Angela Merkel For 'Irresponsible' 'Grexit' Comments

EU parliament president Martin Schulz, on Wednesday accused German Chancellor Angela Merkel of "irresponsible speculation" over suggestions that Greece may be allowed to exit the euro if the far-left wins elections this month.
The Business Insider: January 10, 2015

Germany denies it's preparing for possible Greek exit from euro zone - report

Germany has denied reports in tabloid Bild that it is preparing for a possible Greek exit from the euro zone.
Irish Independent: January 7, 2015

Merkel ally says Greeks no longer threaten Euro stability

Any political turmoil in Greece following this month’s election is no longer a threat to the wider stability of the euro area, said Michael Fuchs, a senior lawmaker from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party.
Bloomberg: January 7, 2015

Euro at near nine year low on Greek worry, policy-easing bet

The euro tumbled to near a nine-year low on Monday, undercut by growing concerns that Greek parliamentary elections will result in a left-wing government that will aim to cancel austerity measures along with a big portion of Greece's debt.
Reuters: January 5, 2015

Merkel prepared to let Greece exit eurozone: report

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is prepared to let Greece leave the eurozone if Greeks elect a government that jettisons the country's current austerity course, Germany's Der Spiegel news weekly reported Saturday.
The Business Insider: January 4, 2015

Greece must 'abide' by bailout terms - Germany

The German government expects Greece to uphold the terms of its international bailout agreement, a spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel has said.
BBC: January 4, 2015

German Chancellor Merkel: Greece's prospects are better than two years ago

Greece's prospects are better than two years ago, though much remains to be done, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said in her address to the federal parliament.
December 19, 2014

Merkel: Russia meddling with countries’ EU aspirations

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is bitterly accusing Russia of trying to meddle with the desires of eastern European countries to pursue a path of integration with the European Union.
December 8, 2014