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Kramp-Karrenbauer Succeeds Germany’s Angela Merkel

  Germany's Christian Democratic Union on Friday elected Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as the successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel in the conservative party leadership. Kramp-Karrenbauer, 56, former interior...

Merkel Will Not Seek Re-Election to Leadership of CDU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has informed the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party that she will not seek re-election as its chairwoman in December, it...

Chancellor Merkel’s Allies CSU Take a Blow in Bavarian Elections

CSU Leader Horst Seehofer with Angela Merkel The Christian Social Union, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative allies, lost their absolute majority in Bavaria's state parliamentary elections on...

SPD’s Scholz Bags German Finance Post, Raising Greek Hopes of Debt Relief

Greek hopes of debt relief were strengthened on Wednesday with the likely appointment of a center-left finance minister in Berlin, as German politicians finally agreed on...

EU Leaders Still Disagree over Refugee Quotas

European Union leaders met on Thursday in Brussels to discuss the refugee quotas issue, and put an end to the rifts among them. According to...

German Recognition of Armenian Genocide Puts EU-Turkey Deal at Risk

The Turkish government is outraged after German lawmakers voted for the recognition of the Armenian genocide. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the...

Dozens of Terrorism Suspects Among Refugees Who Entered Germany

German authorities are investigating 40 cases in which Islamic militants are suspected of having entered the country with the recent flood of refugees from...

Europe Prepares to Deport Migrants

On Monday, the European Union and Greece are scheduled to begin sending migrants, including Syrians, from the Greek Isles to Turkey under a deal...

Voter’s Punish Germany’s Merkel Over Migrant Policy

A nationalist, anti-immigrant party has won seats in three German regional elections, a result seen as a major rebuke to Chancellor Angela Merkel's open...

EU Looking for Answers to Crisis Along Migrant Route

A day after FYROM police fired tear gas to push back refugees trying to cross the border from Greece, European Council Donald Tusk embarks...