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End of an Era: Angela Merkel says she will step down as Chancellor in 2021

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she would not seek re-election as party chairwoman and that her fourth term as chancellor would be her last, heralding the end of a 13-year era in which she has dominated European politics. Merkel, 64, has been chairwoman of her conservative Christian Democrats …

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SPD MP condemns BILD campaign as Germany votes for Greece’s extension

Lawmaker Axel Schaaefer from MErkel’s coalition partner SPD went well prepared to the German Parliament today. Under his arm, he has a copy of tabloid Bild. He has already marked the newspaper’s front page promoting an anti-Greek hate-campaign with a huge, thick X. When his turn comes to join the …

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Did BMW’s €690K donation to Merkel’s CDU influence EU’s emissions decision?

Is this how the European Union works? A generous donation by a special interest group can influence the decision-making process and make the EU directives questionable as for their motives? The answer could be most likely clear… According to German media allegations, a donation of 690,000 euro by the BMW …

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German CDU Kauder: Greece should be Placed under Guardianship

German member of the Bundestag, leader of the Christian Democrat Union parliamentary group and close aide to Chancellor Angela Merkel made a shocking proposal. To place Greece under guardianship! Speaking to SPIEGEL-ONLINE, Kauder threatened Greece with a payment stop and if necessary the country should be placed under EU guardianship. …

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