Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer

Will European Union and Turkey reset relations?

After a rough period, Ankara is making overtures to Brussels. Ilke Toygür,  an analyst on European Affairs at Elcano Royal Institute discusses the prospects, the need for the EU to clarify its own position, and the implications of the election of Joe Biden in the article for German Institute for International and Security Affairs

Europe will not miss Merkel

However, if her hand-picked successor Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer becomes chancellor, do not expect anything much to happen

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 …

 CDU leader: Nord Stream 2 can't be cancelled

Leader of Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said that Nord Stream 2 pipeline project cannot be cancelled as fundamental decisions regarding it have already been taken. …

Merkel's party votes for new leader

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats vote today to decide who replaces her as party leader and moves into pole position to succeed her as German chancellor. The frontrunners are …