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German Chancellor Merkel to Testify in Wirecard Fraud Investigation in April
Wirecard AG filed for insolvency on 25 August last year in a court ruling after failing to report a $2.3 billion "black hole" in its balance sheets.
Merkel calls for 'fundamental rethink' at CDP Europe Awards 2021
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for 'fundamental rethink' to protect the environment at the annual CDP Europe Awards 2021.
Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, marks 90th birthday on Zoom
Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, was set to throw a Zoom party in quarantine to celebrate his 90th birthday on Tuesday, as President Vladimir Putin hailed him as an “outstanding statesman” who influenced the course of history.
Boris Johnson's vaccine strategy gets another boost, while Europe's scramble for shots continues
Boris Johnson didn't have a very good start to the pandemic. The United Kingdom still has one of the world's worst coronavirus mortality rates, and is near the top of the table in total infections and deaths -- truly the Covid capital of...
Coronavirus: EU urged to adopt 'vaccine passports'
Greece and Austria are urging other EU states to adopt coronavirus vaccination "passports" which could help revive Europe's stricken tourist industry.
EU chief: Vaccine certificates could be available within three months
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said after a virtual meeting of EU leaders that vaccination certificates could be ready to use in three months time.
EU Leaders Agree to Introduce Vaccination Certificates, They Will Be Ready Within 3 Months
The concept of vaccination certificates was rolled out as an idea that could facilitate travel between the countries of the bloc during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
‘Can you hear us Angela?’ PM asks German Chancellor to mute on G7 call
Boris Johnson was forced to intervene and ask Angela Merkel to mute herself after she interrupted him during the G7 meeting.
Joe Biden Declares America, Transatlantic Alliance "Back"
The address to the annual Munich Security Conference -- held by video link because of the Covid-19 pandemic -- dovetailed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel's welcoming of a return to "multilateralism" after the confrontational years o...
Analysis: The EU is facing the most serious crises in its history. Many are wondering if anyone's in charge
The year is only six weeks old, but 2021 is already revealing the European Union's inherent limitations.
Crisis looms for the EU as Covid, Brexit, borders and Russia expose poor leadership and major rifts at the heart of the bloc
The European Union is in a tailspin as member states ignore diktats on common action over the coronavirus, a senior figure accuses boss Ursula von der Leyen of wrecking UK ties, and MEPs call on the foreign policy chief to quit.
From spy to singer, world leaders' surprising former jobs
Everyone’s got to start somewhere, even world leaders. Yet you might be surprised by the variety of first jobs held by these prolific politicians – from comedians to composers, bus drivers to bouncers. Click or scroll through to discover...
‘Genie’s out of the bottle’: German FM pledges €21 million to help Belarusian opposition, ‘oppressed people’
Germany has set aside €21 million ($25.3 million) as part of its newly-devised “action plan” aimed at supporting the Belarusian opposition, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has told an improvised pro-opposition online conference.
Emmanuel Macron's serious clash with Angela Merkel in FULL-BLOWN - EU has resulted in tension.!
EMMANUEL MACRON's attempts to fill the vacuum of power in the EU has led to tension, according to one expert.
Borrell stands by as Lavrov calls EU ‘unreliable partner’
In Moscow, foreign policy chief faces questions about EU’s human rights record and publicly criticizes US.
Russia Expels European Diplomats For Attending Protest For Kremlin Critic
The move comes hours after the European Union's top diplomat Josep Borrell met Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow and described the bloc's ties with Russia as at a "low point" over Navalny's jailing.
UK condemns Russia's expulsion of European diplomats who attended illegal Alexei Navalny protests
German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the expulsion as "unjustified", while Sweden called it "totally unfounded".
German minister criticises Von der Leyen over Covid vaccines 'disgrace'
Junior partner in Merkel-led coalition aims to capitalise on frustration over slow vaccine deployment
Moscow gains new leverage with coronavirus vaccine breakthrough
Europe risks being caught short once again in its vaccine strategy.
COVID-19 Vaccine Concerns Divide Nations At Davos
With more than 100 million people now infected, rich countries that funded vaccine research are now raising their voices to ensure they get doses as tensions mounted over delayed deliveries.
We can always find justification to shut up the stupidity of our opponents. Censorship is a dangerous way to deal with it.
The same technology that we welcomed as 1984, because it was cool, is now taking us back to 1939.
Joe Biden Has a Europe Problem
The new president has a daunting list of foreign-policy challenges. Among the biggest will be managing a longtime ally.
What Angela Merkel's exit means for Germany — and Europe
The European Union is about to lose one of its last anti-populist voices.
Armin Laschet elected leader of Merkel's CDU party
Centrist Armin Laschet is now in a good position to succeed Angela Merkel as Germany's chancellor.
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