Angela Merkel. File
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.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party on Saturday chose Armin Laschet, the pragmatic governor of Germany’s most populous state, as its new leader — sending a signal of continuity months before an election in which voters will decide who becomes the new chancellor.
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.
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.
China seems to have made a clear shift in stance towards Taiwan in the wake of United States House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s dramatic and provocative visit to Taiwan last week. Reuters reported that after carrying out high-stakes military drills around Taiwan, China of President Xi Jinping has in a
Based on what we know, there are three major legal takeaways from the FBI’s search of Donald Trump’s Florida home on Monday. First, this is a big deal, historically and constitutionally speaking. As far as I can tell, a criminal search warrant has never been executed against a former president. Second, from the perspective of
According to research conducted by the University of Kent, smells that we experience outdoors evoke pleasant memories and a sense of well-being. There’s no doubt that smells have a tendency to arouse strong emotions in people. Smells, in general, have memories of days gone by. Memories of your home country.
Hats off to His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, who directed the disbursement of Dhs50,000 to each family, whose homes were damaged by rain in the Eastern Region, and they were residing in shelter homes in the emirate. It was revealed that 65 families