NATO slams Turkey over Syria, lukewarm reactions to German ‘safe zone’ proposal

By |oktober 25th, 2019|Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Germany, Hulusi Akar, Jens Stoltenberg, Kurds, Mark Esper, Nato, News, safe zone, Syria, Turkey, United States, YPG|

NATO defence ministers on Thursday (24 October) denounced Turkey for its military incursion in Northeast Syria, but acknowledged there was little they could do to restrain their strategically important ally.

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US welcomes German security plan for Syria, unlikely to take part

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Germany, Kurds, Nato, News, safe zone, Syria, United States|

The United States and NATO cautiously welcomed on Wednesday (23 October) a German proposal for a security zone in northern Syria, though Washington's envoy to the alliance saying it should be for Europe to take charge and not US forces.

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AKK sworn in as new German defence minister

By |julij 24th, 2019|Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Bundeswehr, burden sharing, defence, Nato, News|

CDU party chief Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has been sworn in as the new German defence minister before the Bundestag on Wednesday (24 July). In her first government statement, she emphasised Germany's reliability as a member of NATO.

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Germany’s CDU fears loss of influence following Weber mess

By |junij 25th, 2019|Angela Merkel, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, CDU/CSU, Emmanuel Macron, European Commission, European Commission president, France, Germany, La Republique En Marche, manfred weber, News, Spitzenkandidaten|

German tensions over Manfred Weber's candidacy for the European Commission presidency are deeply rooted in Germany's national politics. EURACTIV France reports.

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Facebook to work with ‘trustworthy’ media after Russian fake news offensive

By |junij 17th, 2019|2019 European elections, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Code of practice against disinformation, copyright, disinformation, EU, Europe, Facebook, fake news, Google, Jesper Doub, media, News, Reuters Institute, Russia, Twitter|

Facebook said it will enable “trustworthy” news publishers to generate additional revenue on its social media site, following EU accusations of Russian meddling in last month's European election campaign.

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Digital Brief: ‘No letting down the guard’

By |maj 30th, 2019|AKK, Alexandra Geese, Andrus Ansip, Angelika Niebler, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Axel Voss, Brexit, censorship, copyright, Digital, Dita Charanzová, EU, EU DisinfoLab, Euronews, Facebook, Germany, Helen Dixon, Huawei, Julian King, Katarina Barley, Kersti Kaljulaid, Manuel Bompard, Marcel Kolaja, Marina Kaljurand, Mariya Gabriel, Markétka Gregorová, Michel Barnier, Mikuláš Peksa, Nato, News, Patrick Breyer, Pietro Bartolo, Sophie in’t Veld, tech, The Digital Brief, Tiemo Wölken, Turkey, Twitter, wikipedia, Yana Toom|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s Digital Brief, your weekly update on all things digital in the EU. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. 

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EPP divorce looms after Orban rejects Weber as Spitzenkandidat

By |maj 7th, 2019|Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, EPP, European elections 2019, Fidesz, Hungary, illiberal democracy, manfred weber, Matteo Salvini, News, Spitzenkandidaten, Viktor Orbán|

The leader of Germany's conservatives said she expected Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's Fidesz party would quit Europe's main centre-right group after he withdrew support for the bloc's candidate to head the European Commission.

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The puzzle of the European aircraft carrier

By |marec 22nd, 2019|aircraft, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Emmanuel Macron, France, Germany, News|

A proposal by the heir apparent to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to develop a European aircraft carrier with France would be a first. But the subject seems too sensitive and complex to open the door to advanced cooperation anytime soon. EURACTIV France's partner Bruxelles2.eu reports.

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Critical mass building for motion to expel Orbán from EPP

By |marec 1st, 2019|Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, CDU, EPP, Fidesz, Hungary, illiberal democracy, Joseph Daul, Marine Le Pen, Matteo Salvini, News, Viktor Orbán|

A critical mass is likely to be reached within days to put the expulsion of Viktor Orbán’s Fidesz party from the centre-right European Peoples Party (EPP) to a vote. The decision could be taken ahead of a crucial meeting on 20 March.

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With eyes on future Chancellorship, CDU elects Kramp-Karrenbauer as new chair

By |december 9th, 2018|AKK, Angela Merkel, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, CDU, Germany, News|

Germany's ruling CDU chose Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as its new chairperson to replace Angela Merkel on Friday (7 December), in a move that raised some doubts about which path the country's biggest party aims to take to stave off challenges from the l...

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