Chancellor takes stock: Merkel: can “sleep well” with Scholz as chancellor

Friday, October 22, 2021 Chancellor takes stock Merkel: Can “sleep well” with Scholz as chancellor Chancellor Merkel is calm in her first interview after the general election. “I know what we’ve accomplished,” she says, referring to her tenure. At the same time, she lists the historically poor election results of the Union, its climate policy … Read more

‘A shining light’: EU leaders bid farewell to Merkel at summit | Angela Merkel News

Political leaders praise the outgoing German chancellor as a ‘compromise machine’ and ‘compass’ of the European project. European leaders paid tribute to Angela Merkel as they concluded a European Union summit, her 107th as German Chancellor and probably her last as she prepares to leave. Before the bloc’s leaders set to work in Brussels on … Read more

After ten years: Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann resigns

business After ten years Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann resigns Pitch: 14:04| Reading time: 4 minutes ‘He has a certain ECB frustration’ Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann will step down at the end of this year. The reason is personal motives. However, WELT business editor Holger Zschäpitz believes there is something else behind it. At this point … Read more

The SPD is emaciated in terms of personnel

NIt’s not just for a 25 percent party SPD a luxury problem since September 26. Even the CDU and CSU have not been able to occupy as many high state offices as the oldest party in Germany for a long time: the Federal President is a Social Democrat, the Chancellor becomes a Social Democrat and … Read more

Bundestag election: Merkel – “Opposition must be treated well”

NSOutgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) has spoken out in favor of good relations with non-governing parties. “Even the opposition must be treated well because it can always be tomorrow’s government,” Merkel said at an event in her previous constituency in Greifswald. You experience that now in some places, but it also turns out differently, she … Read more

Women in the CDU: “We can’t do without a quota,” says Karin Prien

ANGiven the few women at the top of the CDU, Schleswig-Holstein Education Minister Karin Prien (CDU) is pushing for a quota. “The sober reality is: we can’t make it without a quota. I also don’t know a single woman who wants to run for the party chairmanship now,” Prien said “Daily Mirror on Sunday”. In … Read more

Turkey’s Erdogan says goodbye to Merkel after 16 years of pragmatism

Angela Merkel’s last visit to Turkey as German chancellor on Saturday saw two of Europe’s longest-serving leaders pay tribute as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hosted her for farewell talks overlooking the Bosphorus. Erdogan had been in office for more than two years when Merkel came to power in 2005. Since then, they have built … Read more

CDU Vice Julia Klöckner sees women’s problem in the party

It is not enough to have the first woman as chancellor, said CDU Vice-President Julia Klöckner. Women are less likely to have a chance in the CDU – they should be consciously promoted by other female politicians. Deputy CDU chairman Julia Klöckner has criticized the fact that women are too little visible in the breadth … Read more

Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Bennett disagree on key issues of Iran, Palestine

Germany’s lame chancellor Angela Merkel was warmly received on Sunday as she made a final official visit to Israel, but disagreements quickly arose among close allies over the key issues of Iran’s nuclear program and the establishment of a Palestinian state. . Merkel said Germany remains committed to reviving the international nuclear deal with Iran … Read more

The Union can learn something from the Sebastian Kurz case

GMuch thought is being given to whether and how the Union can recover politically. Terms such as “bourgeois”, “middle” and “conservative”, sometimes also “liberal-conservative”, are used. So the Union is still under the years Angela Merkel in the bones, to whose electoral successes she casts nostalgic glances, but to which only some of the administrators … Read more