Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party leader Armin Laschet gestures following his election during the party’s 33rd congress in Berlin, Germany, on Saturday. Reuters
Parties in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government are set to hold separate crisis talks on Monday, after her fragile coalition suffered a fresh body blow as the leader of junior partner SPD quit.
Angela Merkel, Germany’s first female chancellor, has been praised by many for her pragmatic leadership in a turbulent world and celebrated by some as a feminist icon. But a look at her track record over her 16 years at Germany’s helm reveals missed opportunities for fighting gender inequality at home.
It will take loads of political acumen and fortitude to step into Angela Merkel’s shoes. She was a leader par excellence not only for Germans
Merkel, who remains personally popular after steering Germany through a string of crises, announced in 2018 that she wouldn't go for a fifth term. That set up the first election since West Germany's initial vote in 1949 in which there is no incumbent chancellor seeking re-election.
The Russia-Ukraine standoff is not exactly between the two countries, but it is one between Russia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) led by the United States. It is an echo of the old Cold War between the then two superpowers, America, and
There’s an understanding going around among many parts of the general population and that is that some laws within countries are just suggestions. In fact, I saw a 1990s movie in which Michael Douglas played a rogue agent whose son was going to marry a dentist’s
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has announced that he is stepping down from his post, after being associated with the company for 16 years, while, Chief Technology Officer, Parag Agrawal, will become CEO of Twitter. Dorsey twitted about his departure from the post on Monday