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Merz wins surprise majority in German conservative leadership vote
Members of Germany's Christian Democratic Union CDU have chosen stalwart rightwinger Friedrich Merz as their designated new leader as the conservative party seeks a new direction in opposition after Angela Merkel leaves. Members of Germany 's Christian Democratic Union CDU have chosen stalwart rightwinger Friedrich Merz as their designated new leader as the conservative party seeks a new direction in opposition after Angela Merkel leaves. Merz, who ...
Updated: 12/17/2021
Germany says it has insufficient vaccine doses
Germany s new health minister, Karl Lauterbach, said the country had insufficient vaccine doses to keep the population's defences up over the winter due to the predicted rise of the Omicron variant. Germany s new health minister, Karl Lauterbach , said the country had insufficient vaccine doses to keep the population's defences up over the winter due to the predicted rise of the Omicron variant. Lauterbach said Germany was due to receive 1.2 mdoses of the German-developed BioNTech Pfizer vaccine...
Updated: 12/16/2021
Nord Stream 2: German chancellor defends defending borders amid threats
... first EU summit to include the future of Nord Stream 2 as part of the massive price to be paid in the event of a Russian invasion of Ukraine . As Nato warned that Russian troops mobilised by the Kremlin was continuing to grow, Scholz, who replaced Angela Merkel last week, said his government was committed to protecting Europe 's borders. Scholz told reporters that the inviolability of borders is one of the most important foundations of peace in Europe and that we will do everything together to make ...
Updated: 12/16/2021
German chancellor vows to defeat virus, tackle extremists
... supported by government subsidies would be at the heart of encouraging climate neutrality innovations. Scholz's three-party coalition government of his Social Democrats, the Greens and the FDP took office a week ago, and paid tribute to his predecessor, Angela Merkel . He thanked her for the smooth transition of power from her government to hers, due to her calm manner and praised her for her modesty and lack of affectation. He said the civility of the transition had been admired worldwide and that the country ...
Updated: 12/15/2021
Nord Stream 2: the controversial project will weigh heavily on Merkel
... Ukraine has taken a hardline position on the gas pipeline, which bypasses both Ukraine and Poland in the Baltic Sea to feed Russian gas directly to Germany . The 8 billion €9.5 billion pipeline was secured under the tenure of former chancellor Angela Merkel and has been a sore point of contention between Berlin and Kyiv. If you join the EDF and get up to 50 credit, you can get up to 50 credit and get a 50 credit. You can fix your prices for two or three years. Bundle your tariff with smart devices ...
Updated: 12/15/2021
EU to vote on emergency measures for Belarus border
..., as sworn in on Wednesday, hasn't made a public commitment to block it. During his first visit to Poland as chancellor, Mr Scholz said Germany felt responsible for ensuring Ukraine 's gas transit business was successful, echoing his predecessor Angela Merkel . He said the same goes for future opportunities. We will help Ukraine become a country that will be a major source of renewable energy and the necessary production that results from that. We are in concrete talks about how we can help achieve ...
Updated: 12/15/2021
Olaf Scholz: German Chancellor has already left his mark on politics
It may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. Last week, Olaf Scholz, 63, replaced Angela Merkel, 67, as Chancellor said. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. Last week, Olaf Scholz , 63, replaced Angela Merkel , 67, as Chancellor after Germany spent 16 years being governed by the nation's first ...
Updated: 12/15/2021
Germany will oppose France on nuclear issue, says Baerbock
... bank on an expansion of renewable energy. Arriving in the Elysee palace, the new chancellor was greeted with a fistbump by Macron, who then accompanied him up the steps, patting him on the back. The French president had a friendly relationship with Merkel, who had broken with German tradition by backing unprecedented joint European Union efforts to raise debt during the COVID-19 epidemic.
Updated: 12/14/2021
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