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Brussels divided: Row over new migrant plan could ‘destroy Europe’ warns expert

Added: 23.07.2019 21:17 | 12 views | 0 comments

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are bitterly aware that the migrant situation is untenable and could “destroy Europe,” a French migration expert warned on Monday.


Germany's Merkel congratulates Britain's Johnson

Added: 23.07.2019 15:55 | 3 views | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Boris Johnson on his election as Conservative Party leader on Tuesday and said she looked forward to good cooperation with the new British prime minister.


[Ticker] AKK to boost Bundeswehr budget to Nato target

Added: 22.07.2019 7:59 | 3 views | 0 comments

Germany's new defence minister and CDU leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, plans to increase military spending to the Nato target of two-percent of GDP by 2024, which is also a frequent demand of US president Donald Trump. Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition partners, the SPD said they would not allow Trump to dictate military spending, DW reported.

EU climbdown: How Merkel begged Polish PM to back von der Leyen as EU chief

Added: 21.07.2019 10:16 | 19 views | 0 comments

ANGELA MERKEL had to make a last-minute phone call to Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki to secure the votes which ratified ally Ursula von der Leyen as European Commission President, a political analyst has said.


New German defense minister sees public support wane

Added: 20.07.2019 16:12 | 17 views | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's protegee, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has seen her public support dip since she took over as defense minister on Wednesday, an opinion poll showed on Saturday.


Merkel wades into Trump racism row after tweets about ‘the Squad’

Added: 20.07.2019 11:10 | 37 views | 0 comments

ANGELA MERKEL has waded into the racism row swirling around Donald Trump in the wake of his controversial tweets about four congresswomen, with the German Chancellor saying the US President’s comments “run counter to the strength of the United States”.


Merkel: Britain will remain partner even if it is no longer EU member

Added: 19.07.2019 18:52 | 11 views | 0 comments

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain would remain a partner even if it is no longer a member of the European Union in future, adding that work with British Prime Minister Theresa May's successor would depend on how he approaches the European Commission. poll: Is new EU chief Ursula von der Leyen’s wage too high? VOTE HERE

Added: 19.07.2019 13:44 | 33 views | 0 comments

NEWLY-CROWNED European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will earn more than £300,000 a year when she takes up her post in November, putting her on a higher basic salary than Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May - so what you think? Is she worth it? Or is it too much to shell out?


Germany's Merkel, planning to serve full term, backs under-fire protegee

Added: 19.07.2019 12:32 | 8 views | 0 comments

Germany's Angela Merkel threw her weight behind her embattled new defense minister and heir-apparent on Friday, while insisting she herself was fit to carry on serving as chancellor through to the end of her term in 2021.


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