German chancellor Angela Merkel’s political party rocked by members’ neo-Nazi link allegations

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There have been several recent far-right terrorist attacks in Germany. Angela Merkel’s center-right party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), has been rocked by accusations that several of its officials maintain ties to far-right, survivalist groups with neo-Nazi links. These allegations come as Germany has … Read More

Brexit is one of most spectacular mistakes in EU history, says Tusk

posted in: European Union, News

Exclusive: Donald Tusk says it would still be better for both sides if UK stayed in EU. Donald Tusk said Brexit was one of the saddest experiences of his five years as European council president. Photograph: Mikhail Palinchak/Ukrinform/Barcroft Media Brexit … Read More

The European Union Needs to Prepare for the Next Wave of Migrants

A volunteer helps a young boy following a sea rescue operation near the Greek island of Lesbos on Nov. 27. ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/GETTY IMAGES In 2015, at the start of the wave of migrants who hit European shores over the next … Read More

Who is going to be Germany’s chancellor in 2021?

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The most important country of the European Union, Germany will also shoulder the EU Council presidency in July 2020. Within the last few months, ministries in Germany have already begun to prepare for the EU Council presidency term. With plans … Read More

Today’s NATO is ‘Shadow of Its Own Self’ – German MP

posted in: European Union, News

Jurgen Trittin has chimed in on the comment thread that followed President Macron’s words about NATO’s “cerebral death”, calling to wake up to reality and not ignore objective truths. For the time being, NATO is going through an existential crisis, … Read More

Germany Won’t Enlist in Macron’s European Army

GRANSEE, GERMANY – JUNE 19: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron address the media during a joint press conference at Schloss Meseberg governmental palace during German-French government consultations on June 19, 2018 near Gransee, Germany. Merkel, Macron … Read More

France Announces Tough New Measures on Immigration

With municipal elections approaching, President Emmanuel Macron hopes the stricter stance will lure voters away from the far right. The measures announced by President Emmanuel Macron of France on Wednesday included tightening access to health services for new asylum seekers.Credit…Pool … Read More

Europe’s Enlargement Problem

posted in: European Union, News

If France and Germany managed to get along, Europe would look very different—and so would the Western Balkans. This is not a good time for countries in the Western Balkans. Or for supporters of “more Europe” in general. Both have … Read More

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