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

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

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel

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From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office post-vacation. Chancellor Angela Merkel sat down on Wednesday as she welcomed Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda in Berlin to the tune of military … Read More

Analysis The Race to Replace Merkel Begins. A Look at Those Vying to Lead Germany’s Top Party

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Three candidates vying to replace chancellor as leader of the center-right party include a Merkel loyalist and an old foe; all must combat rising challenge of liberal and populist parties to their left and right. German chancellor Angela Merkel waving … Read More

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer wants to be chancellor, but is no ‘mini-Merkel’

No matter who is elected as the German chancellor’s successor on Friday, her eventual departure will leave a void on the world stage. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, with Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer during a meeting in Berlin earlier this month.John MacDougall … Read More

EU SHOCK: Angela Merkel to replace Juncker in new ‘pro-Europe coalition’

ANGELA Merkel could leave the German political scene to become the next European Commission President leading a new “pro-Europe coalition” at the May 2019 European elections, claims political scientist Sergio Fabbrini. The Director of the LUISS School of Government told Express.co.uk he believes … Read More

Merkel: EU States mus prepare to hand national sovereignty over to brussels

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Sean Gallup/Getty Images German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that European Union (EU) member states must be prepared to transfer powers over to Brussels at a debate on the ‘tensions’ between globalization and national sovereignty. “Nation states must today be … 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

The end of Germany’s two-party system is on the horizon

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This weekend’s regional election in Germany will provide further proof of a fragmenting political landscape, writes Slawomir Sierakowski. The German Social Democrats’ (SPD) existential crisis can no longer be treated as a typical party crisis. The party captured a mere 9.7% … Read More

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