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[Ticker] German party elects Armin Laschet to continue Merkel's line

Added: 18.01.2021 6:28 | 5 views | 0 comments

North Rhine-Westphalia state premier Armin Laschet was elected Saturday as the new leader of Germany's ruling party, the Christian-Democrat Union (CDU). He is set to be the successor of current German chancellor Angela Merkel. In his acceptance speech, Laschet promised to continue Merkel's line. However, only a minority of Germans back Laschet as the conservative candidate to succeed Merkel in elections later this year, according to a poll.

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Merkel resignation threatens Franco-German alliance as tensions on EU future persist

Added: 16.01.2021 21:16 | 35 views | 0 comments

ANGELA Merkel's upcoming resignation as Chancellor of Germany threatens to split the European Union as Berlin and Paris fall out over the bloc's future direction.


EU setback as Bundestag poised to pull rug from under Merkel's 'exit' plan

Added: 16.01.2021 13:17 | 33 views | 0 comments

ANGELA MERKEL will seek to establish a fiscal union in Europe before retiring this year - but the Bundestag could ruin the German Chancellor's plans, Ukip founder Alan Sked has claimed in an exclusive interview with


Armin Laschet elected leader of Merkel's CDU party

Added: 16.01.2021 10:58 | 10 views | 0 comments

Centrist Armin Laschet is now in a good position to succeed Angela Merkel as Germany's chancellor.

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Armin Laschet: Angela Merkel loyalist, is new CDU leader

Added: 16.01.2021 10:54 | 31 views | 0 comments

After a marathon contest for the leadership of the ruling CDU, its most powerful state premier, Armin Laschet, prevailed at the finish. Whether he wants to — or indeed can — strive for the chancellery remains to be seen. ......

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Macron panic as Merkel's would-be heir called on Germany to take 'EU’s driver’s seat'

Added: 16.01.2021 10:05 | 30 views | 0 comments

ANGELA MERKEL's possible successor, Friedrich Merz, claimed Germany should take the EU's driver's seat - in comments that might have struck a chord with French President Emmanuel Macron.


Merkel finished: Laschet declared new CDU leader as German Chancellor steps down

Added: 16.01.2021 9:15 | 32 views | 0 comments

ANGELA MERKEL is facing the end of her political career at the helm of Germany, with more than 1,000 members of her Christian Democratic Union party voting on a new leader - with Armin Laschet, chairman of the North Rhine-Westphalia, emerging victorious.


EU crisis as Merkel's furious outburst at Macron exposed: 'Tired of picking up pieces'

Added: 15.01.2021 15:39 | 34 views | 0 comments

ANGELA MERKEL launched a surprisingly furious attack against Emmanuel Macron, as she complained of being "tired of always picking up the pieces".


Germany Covid panic: Merkel weighs up 'mega lockdown' as nation suffers deadliest ever day

Added: 15.01.2021 14:16 | 34 views | 0 comments

GERMANY suffered its deadliest-ever day of the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, sparking Angela Merkel to consider a "mega-lockdown".


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