28.07.2012 [OANDA Forex (blog)] - European stocks rose for an eighth week as German Chancellor AngelaMerkel and French President Francois Hollande joined Draghi in promising to do everything to protect the euro. “France and Germany are fundamentally attached to the integrity of the
27.07.2012 [GlobalNews.ca] - The loonie gained 0.51 of a cent to 99.56 cents US as the loonie and other riskier assets such as commodities continued to find lift after German Chancellor AngelaMerkel and French President Francois Hollande released a joint statement saying they
27.07.2012 [Winnipeg Free Press] - To her credit, Chancellor AngelaMerkel criticized the ruling, and last week the German parliament passed a resolution calling for legislation that would clarify the law to permit Jewish and Muslim practices. But at least one German opinion poll
27.07.2012 [Globe and Mail (blog)] - Stocks were further buoyed from a statement following a telephone meeting by German chancellor AngelaMerkel and French president Francois Hollande pledging that they would take action to protect the euro zone. This follows a similar remark on Thursday
History has often showed us the strength of the forces that are unleashed by the yearning for freedom. It moved people to overcome their fears and openly confront dictators such as in East Germany and Eastern Europe about 22 years ago. […] The yearning for freedom cannot be contained by walls for long. It was this yearning that brought down the Iron Curtain that divided Germany and Europe, and indeed the world, into two blocs. - Remarks by President Obama and Chancellor Merkel in an Exchange of Toasts on June 07, 2011.