Don’t shun China, urges Merkel at American prize ceremony

By |januar 22nd, 2020|5G, Angela Merkel, China, Henry Kissinger, Huawei, News, trade wars, United States|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday (21 January) urged Western global powers to include China in their multilateral system and treat Beijing equally rather than freeze it out and risk slipping into a Cold War-style bipolar order.

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EU sidelined as Berlin summit thrashes out shaky Libya ceasefire

By |januar 20th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Berlin Libya Conference, Charles Michel, Josep Borrell, Khalifa Haftar, Libya, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

World powers at a Berlin Conference on Sunday (19 January), attended by the main backers of the rival Libyan factions, committed to end military support for the civil war parties and uphold an existing UN arms embargo.

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Merkel and Putin’s forced ‘rapprochement’

By |januar 14th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Diplomacy, Germany, Iran, Libya, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

Russia's international influence has led to stronger cooperation between German Chancellor Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin. But what can both leaders achieve? EURACTIV's media partner Der Tagesspiegel does a Q&A.

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Libya peace talks in Moscow fall short of ceasefire deal

By |januar 14th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Fayez al-Sarraj, Giuseppe Conte, Khalifa Haftar, Libya, Mehmet Cavusoglu, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Sergei Lavrov, Turkey, Vladimir Putin|

Libya’s warring leaders made some progress at indirect peace talks in Moscow on Monday (13 January) but failed to agree on an open-ended ceasefire to end a nine-month war over the capital Tripoli.

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EPP think-tank says US should mediate in Mediterranean maritime spats

By |januar 9th, 2020|'Ibiza-Gate', Angela Merkel, Boyko Borisov, cabinet reshuffle, Donald Trump, EU Commission, general elections, Heinz Christian Strache, judicial reform, media, News, populism, Sebastian Kurz, The Capitals|

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out the latest regarding Turkstream, NATO troops in Iraq, Italy's crumbling pledge to solve the Libyan crisis by gathering the relevant actors around a table, and so much more.

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Russia, Ukraine agree ‘in principle’ new gas deal, signature expected in Minsk

By |december 20th, 2019|Alexander Novak, Angela Merkel, Maroš Šefčovič, News, Nord Stream-2, Normandy format, Oleksiy Orzhel, Russia, trilateral gas talks, Turkish Stream, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelensky|

Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission, after hours-long talks on Thursday, agreed in principle on a new gas deal starting after 1 January 2020, European Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič told a briefing. Ukraine is a key transit route for...

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Normandy summit upholds the Steinmeier formula for Eastern Ukraine

By |december 10th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Donbas, Eastern Ukraine crisis, Emmanuel Macron, Frank Walter Steinmeier, Gas, Minsk agreement, News, Normandy format, Russia, Steinmeier formula, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, in their first face-to-face meeting, took part in nine hours of talks in Paris on Monday (9 November), brokered by French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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New SPD leadership on its way to challenge Germany’s Grand Coalition

By |december 6th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (AKK), CDU, German climate package, German government, Germany, grand coalition, Nato, News, Norbert Walter-Borjans, party chairmanship, Peter Altmaier, Saskia Esken, SPD, SPD party conference|

Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) officially elected Saskia Esken and Norbert Walter-Borjans as the new chairmen at a national conference on Friday (6 December). There was no vote about remaining in the Grand Coalition with the CDU/CSU conservatives, bu...

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Late Erasmus founder Lenarduzzi said Europe ‘as we conceived it’ is blocked

By |december 6th, 2019|Angela Merkel, budget, citizen's initiative, deadlock, Erasmus Mundus, Eurozone, News, Nicholas Sarkozy|

To honour the legacy of late Erasmus "father" Domenico Lenarduzzi, who passed away on Tuesday (3 December), EURACTIV is reposting an interview with him that was originally published on 22 September 2011.

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NATO Summit 2019 – Day #1

By |december 4th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Boris Johnson, China, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, NATO summit, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, Turkey|

EURACTIV gives you an insight into the big talking points at this year’s NATO Leader’s meeting in London. In case you missed it, here’s Day 1 in a nutshell. Trump hits out at Macron, Macron hits out at Trump. As...

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