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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

How Willie Nelson throws a party during SXSW

It's hard to think of a more iconic Austin musician than Willie Nelson. It helps explain why both South by Southwest attendees and major companies flock to Nelson's annual Luck Reunion, held each spring on Nelson's ranch in Spicewood, about 30 mile.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 16th, 2019

U.S. Preparing to Take a Tougher Stance on German-Russian Gas Pipeline

The threat is fracturing old alliances. The Trump administration is readying a tough stance against a Russian gas pipeline with sanctions, a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 11th, 2019

How the party of Ocasio-Cortez helped kill Amazon"s NYC plans

Andrew Cuomo crushed his liberal primary opponent in his reelection race for New York governor in November. Three months later, he suffered one of the biggest defeats of his career. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 15th, 2019

How the party of Ocasio-Cortez helped kill Amazon"s NYC plans

Andrew Cuomo crushed his liberal primary opponent in his reelection race for New York governor in November. Three months later, he suffered one of the biggest defeats of his career. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 15th, 2019

US Revives Cold War "Arms Race" With Russia And China After Abandoning INF Treaty

Update: As we previewed below, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that the US will withdraw from the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty immediately, prompting threats of a Russian "response" from Moscow.  According to RT, Pompe.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 1st, 2019

The World"s Most Geopolitically Charged Pipeline

Authored by Tim Daiss via Oilprice.com, Russia’s proposed pipeline to bring more gas from Russian fields into Europe via an undersea pipeline to Germany seems unable to shake both geopolitical maneuvering as well as headline-grabbing quotes fro.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 21st, 2019

U.S. Threatens to Sanction German Firms Constructing Russian Gas Pipeline

Continue to work with Russia on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline and you could face consequences, the U.S. ambassador told German firms German companies building the $11billion N.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 14th, 2019

U.S. warns German companies of possible sanctions over Russian pipeline

The United States has warned German companies involved in the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they could face sanctions if they stick with the project......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 13th, 2019

U.S. warns German firms of possible sanctions over Russia pipeline

The U.S. ambassador to Germany has warned companies involved in the construction of the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they could face sanctions if they stick to the project, a senior U.S. official said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 13th, 2019