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CDU chief appointed Germany's defense minister

Leader of the ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer was sworn in as Germany’s new defense minister, following her predecessor Ursula von der Leyen’s election as the …

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EU Parliament to vote on von der Leyen on July 16

The European Parliament would vote on Ursula von der Leyen’s nomination to head the EU Commission on July 16, a parliament spokesman said. Concerns over von der Leyen’s chances of obtaining the endorsement …

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Is EU heading for Russia?

The European Union is working to change the policy towards Russia, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said, speaking in Thuringia. According to him, Europe cannot build a full-fledged …

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EU Gas Directive comes into effect

The updated EU Gas Directive came into effect today, European Commission Spokesperson Anna-Kaisa Itkonen confirmed. “A procedure has been launched to adapt the national legislations of the EU …

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Merkel: European Commission not to stop Nord Stream-2

The European Commission will not be able to stop implementation of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project despite adoption of amendments to the E.U. Gas Directive, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told an audience in Ravensburg. …

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