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Party Race to Succeed Merkel Throws Russian Pipeline in Doubt

The three main contenders to succeed Angela Merkel as chairwoman of Germany’s largest political party have called for a review of a gas pipeline between Germany and Russia, potentially putting the party at odds with the chancellor’s government......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 7th, 2018

German Conservatives Warn on Russian Pipeline Project

The three main contenders to succeed Angela Merkel as chairwoman of Germany’s largest political party have called for a review of a gas pipeline between Germany and Russia, potentially putting the party at odds with the chancellor’s government......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 6th, 2018

Three Candidates Seek to Succeed Merkel at Helm of Party

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to step down from her party’s chair this week started a race whose outcome will shape Germany’s political direction......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 31st, 2018

Election of Merkel Ally Defuses Threat to Her Authority, for Now

Angela Merkel bowed out of party politics as her conservatives elected a close ally of the chancellor to succeed her as head of her party, beginning what could be a protracted twilight for one of Europe’s most resilient leaders......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 8th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Merkel protégé elected to become head of Germany’s CDU party

Angela Merkel bowed out of party politics on Friday as her conservatives elected a close ally of the chancellor to succeed her as head of her party, beginning what could be an protracted twilight for one of Europe’s most resilient leaders......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2018

How Angela Merkel Foiled a Backroom Coup in One Late Display of Clout

By taking herself out of the running to lead Germany’s ruling party, the chancellor dragged its succession process into the light for the first time in decades and cued up a rare public race for her crown. “Merkel stood up and dropped the bomb.”.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 4th, 2018

German Chancellor Merkel Throws Future Military Sales to Saudi Arabia Into Doubt

Germany is adding to the pressure on Saudi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 21st, 2018

Fate Of Key Gas Pipeline In The Balance As Putin, Merkel Begin Meeting

“Russian influence will flow through that pipeline right into Europe, and that is what we are going to prevent,” an unnamed U.S. official told the Wall Street Journal just as Russian President Vladimir Putin and.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 18th, 2018

U.S. Opposition to Pipeline Hangs Over Putin-Merkel Talks

When President Vladimir Putin meets with Chancellor Angela Merkel to try to safeguard a controversial Russian-German gas pipeline, the U.S. won’t be present but could have a big say in the outcome......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 18th, 2018

U.S. Opposition to Pipeline Hangs Over Putin-Merkel Meeting

When President Vladimir Putin meets with Chancellor Angela Merkel to try to safeguard a controversial Russian-German gas pipeline, the U.S. won’t be present but could have a big say in the outcome......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 18th, 2018

U.S. Opposition to Pipeline Hangs Over Meeting Putin-Merkel Meeting

When President Vladimir Putin meets with Chancellor Angela Merkel to try to safeguard a controversial Russian-German gas pipeline, the U.S. won’t be present but could have a big say in the outcome......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 18th, 2018

Trump Gives Merkel An Ultimatum: Drop Russian Gas Pipeline Or Trade War Begins

It became clear just how important it is to the US for Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project to fail two months.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 17th, 2018

Germany"s CDU Elects Angela Merkel"s Anointed Successor As Party Leader

Germany's Christian Democratic Union delivered a badly needed victory to Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday when members elected 56-year-old moderate lawmaker A.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 7th, 2018

Euro zone: data raises doubts as Merkel"s party votes for new leader

France's industrial output shows a surprise boost in October, but similar data from Germany shows an unexpected fall, adding to signs that a cool.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersDec 7th, 2018

Putin Threatens Arms Race as U.S. Prepares to Exit Nuclear Treaty

Russian President Vladimir Putin raised the prospect of an arms race with the U.S. in response to Washington’s announcement that it could withdraw from a nuclear pact......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 6th, 2018

"We"ll Do It Too": Putin Threatens Arms Race If US Nixes Nuclear Treaty

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the Kremlin would "respond appropriately" if the United States pulls out of the Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty that prohibits intermediate and shorter-range nucl.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 5th, 2018

Why Germany"s CDU battle to succeed Angela Merkel matters to Europe

Why Germany's CDU battle to succeed Angela Merkel matters to Europe.....»»

Category: videosSource: videonewsindexDec 4th, 2018

Merkel, Putin agree to four-way talks on Kerch Strait

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Saturday to hold further talks about events in the Kerch Strait at the advisor level between Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany, her spokesman said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 1st, 2018

Merkel, Macron press Putin to free Ukrainian sailors

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed Russian Vladimir Putin to release Ukrainian sailors who were seized along with their ships by Russia last month, Putin's spokesman said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 1st, 2018

Putin and Erdogan in Turkey to mark key phase in pipeline

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are in Istanbul to mark the completion of a key phase in a natural gas pipeline......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 19th, 2018

Stacey Abrams, Stating She Cannot Win Governor’s Race, Will Sue Georgia Over ‘Gross Mismanagement’ of Elections

The Democrat decries voter suppression and will file a federal lawsuit. Stating she cannot succeed in the contest for Georgia governor due to “deliberate and in.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 16th, 2018