Merkel suffers SHOCK defeat again: Germans move away from Mother Merkel in election

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ANGELA MERKEL has suffered fresh humiliation after her Christian Democrats (CDU) were beaten into third place in Sunday’s regional election in the eastern state of Thuringia. Preliminary results had Angela Merkel‘s Christian Democrats (CDU) polling at 21.8 percent, behind the left … Read More

Top Merkel Party MP: Strip right-wing ‘extremists’ of free speech, free assembly

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PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images The former General-Secretary of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has advocated stripping right-wing “extremists” of their fundamental rights to free speech and free assembly. Mr Tauber, who serves as an MP for the CDU … Read More

Europe starts to fray at the seams

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No one can tell how this great battle for national identity and culture will end, though Jewish populations are likely to find themselves in the firing line from all sides. The European parliament elections last week have provided further graphic … Read More

Fortress Europe? Protectionism and populism raise political risk in the European Union

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Is Europe starting to close its doors to foreign competitors? Recent calls to establish “European Champions” in the wake of the U.S.-led trade wars and an attempt to invigorate flagging economies suggest that Europe is starting to pull up the … Read More

BREXIT REVOLT: Merkel CONDEMNED for creating ‘European SUPER-STATE’ – shock claim

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BREXIT is a mass revolt against a German-run European super-state, a top analyst has claimed, adding the “appallingly incompetent” EU will part from Britain “terminally fractured” after the March 29 deadline. Dr. Michael Ivanovitch claimed the EU long ago abandoned … Read More

Germany rolls up refugee welcome mat to face off right-wing threat

Berlin (CNN) Nearly four years after almost 1 million refugees were welcomed into the country, Germany has quietly been closing the window on asylum applications and ramping up deportations. This trend has continued even as the number of people arriving in … Read More

Germans’ nightmare: the UK’s never-ending Brexit tangle

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The Uncertain Kingdom; a closer watch over extremism; electric alliance. Here’s our Daily Briefing for January 16, 2019. Golden age.    (Source: Bloomberg) After Theresa May’s record failure to push through her Brexit deal in Westminster, Germans are caught between sympathy and … Read More

Germany’s new CDU chief to review liberal Merkel migration policies

BERLIN (Reuters) – The new leader of Germany’s Christian Democrats (CDU) outlined plans on Sunday to change the party’s migrant policies before next year’s European election, signaling that she could break with her mentor Angela Merkel’s liberal approach. The conservative … Read More

Angela Merkel failed, and history won’t judge her kindly for it

Merkel had a last chance to leave behind a coherent union — she has failed. Sean Gallup/Getty Images Angela Merkel has had a profound influence on German politics and could get away with radical changes because she tightly controlled her own party However, Merkel’s inability … Read More

MERKEL ON BRINK: Chancellor facing SECOND election beating in Hesse as AfD support soars

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ANGELA Merkel faces a second defeat in less than two weeks as polls show a massive drop in the support to the Chancellor’s party in the state of Hesse – while far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) looks set to be … Read More

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