10.10.2012 Despite measures to avoid protests, large crowds greeted German ChancellorAngelaMerkel as she visited Greece for the first time since the Eurozone crisis began in 2007. In anticipation of Merkel's visit, security was tight.
27.07.2012 [CTV News] - Tough bailout stance? It's rooted in Germany's 'cash only' culture. German ChancellorAngelaMerkel arrives at the weekly cabinet meeting to discuss the country's budget 2013 at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, June 27, 2012. (AP / Markus
27.07.2012 [Winnipeg Free Press] - To her credit, ChancellorAngelaMerkel 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
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 ChancellorMerkel in an Exchange of Toasts on June 07, 2011.