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EU cracks as von der Leyen could clash with Merkel over Germany’s economic model

Added: 26.01.2021 2:17 | 7 views | 0 comments

URSULA VON DER LEYEN could clash with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, as Berlin has refused to undertake structural reforms.

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First dogs Champ and Major move into at White House

Added: 25.01.2021 19:11 | 16 views | 0 comments

Dog barks are being heard in the White House again following the arrival Sunday of President Joe Biden's dogs Champ and Major, making the pair of German shepherds the first pets to live at the executive mansion since the Obama administration. (Jan. 25)

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Dog days at the White House: Champ and Major Biden come to D.C.

Added: 25.01.2021 18:00 | 15 views | 0 comments

The German shepherds arrived on Sunday, ending the longest stretch the White House has gone without pets since the 1800s

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Joe Biden linking up with UK as Merkel's successor in Germany 'backs Putin over NATO'

Added: 25.01.2021 15:43 | 24 views | 0 comments

JOE BIDEN is tipped to partner up with the UK as Angela Merkel's successor looks to forge closer ties with Russia's Putin.

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[Ticker] Renewables overtake fossil fuels in EU electricity mix

Added: 25.01.2021 6:26 | 4 views | 0 comments

Wind, solar, and other renewable energies created 38 percent of EU electricity last year, while fossil fuels, led by coal and gas, generated 37 percent, a report by think-tanks Ember and Agora Energiewende said. The renewable sector overtook fossils for the first time, but the bloc aso showed wide disparity, with Denmark, for instance, using 61 percent of renewables and Germany 33 percent, but Czechs and Slovaks under 5 percent.

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[Ticker] German far-right party sues to avoid stigma

Added: 25.01.2021 6:16 | 8 views | 0 comments

Germany's far-right AfD party has filed two lawsuits designed to stop German intelligence service, the BfD, from designating it as a threat to national security and putting it under surveillance, according to German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. The BfD already did so to the AfD's youth wing two years ago and interior minister Horst Seehofer was poised to extend the measures, the newspaper said, ahead of upcoming federal elections in Germany.

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Russia detains dozens of Navalny supporters at anti-Putin protests

Added: 24.01.2021 22:16 | 5 views | 0 comments

Russian police detained dozens of protesters on Saturday as thousands of supporters of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny took to the streets following his call to protest against President Vladimir Putin's rule. Police officers detain a man prior to an expected rally in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny in downtown Moscow on January 23, 2021. - Navalny, 44, was detained last Sunday upon returning to Moscow after five months in Germany recovering from a near-fatal poisoning with a nerve agent and later jailed for 30 days while awaiting trial for violating a suspended sentence he was handed in 2014. (Photo by Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP) Putin's most...

EU Parliament Set To Demand Halt To Nord Stream 2 Over Navalny Arrest

Added: 24.01.2021 22:16 | 24 views | 0 comments

European lawmakers are expected to pass a resolution on January 21 calling on the European Union to halt construction on the nearly complete Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which would carry Russian natural gas to Germany under the Baltic Sea. Members of the European Parliament are calling for expanded sanctions against Russia over the weekend arrest of opposition figure Aleksei Navalny upon his return to Moscow after being treated in Germany for poisoning with a nerve agent over the summer. Navalny was remanded in custody for 30...

Having Narrowly Escaped A Coup, Putin’s Imprisonments Of Nalvany And Zhukov Should Serve As A Future Warning For The US

Added: 24.01.2021 22:16 | 26 views | 0 comments

Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s defiant pledge to return to Moscow from Germany after surviving a poisoning attack and subsequent arrest has put strongman Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin in another bind. Instead of allowing his most ardent critic to freely return to Russia, Putin opted for weakness by handing Navalny a lengthy prison term and turning him into a global cause celebre (1). He did the same to Yegor Zhukov in 2019. Zhukov had campaigned for a seat in Moscow’s city council and was accused by Putin’s government of “extremism” for advocating nonviolent protest and for calling the Russian leader a “madman.” He was beaten and...

Kremlin brushes off Western calls to release Navalny

Added: 24.01.2021 22:16 | 19 views | 0 comments

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin on Tuesday brushed off calls from U.S. and European officials to release opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was arrested after returned to Russia from Germany following treatment for nerve agent poisoning, calling the situation with Navalny “an...

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