Seehofer to step down as CSU chair

By |november 12th, 2018|Bavaria, CSU, CSU party chair, elections, German grand coalition, Horst Seehofer, Markus Soeder, News|

Germany's Federal Minister of the Interior, Horst Seehofer, wants to imitate Angela Merkel and give up his position as party chair. It remains unclear whether he will be able to keep his ministerial post in the long term. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Green leader: Bavaria state elections were another step towards new national elections

By |oktober 17th, 2018|Bavaria, Bavarian state elections, Bündnis 90/ Die Grünen, CSU, German Greens, Horst Seehofer, Jürgen Trittin, News|

Green politician Jürgen Trittin discusses the consequences of the Bavarian state election on German national politics and his party's new role in the shifting political landscape. An interview by EURACTIV Germany’s media partner Der Tagesspiegel.

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The Austrian view of the Bavarian election

By |oktober 16th, 2018|Austria, Bavaria, Bavarian state election, CSU, Horst Seehofer, Markus Soeder, News, Sebastian Kurz|

Bavaria has voted. In neighbouring Austria, the result of this regional election is seen as providing confirmation of the political course taken in Austria after its own national elections last year. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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GUE leader: Weber represents CSU, which is close to Putin and anti-EU forces

By |september 7th, 2018|2019 European elections, CDU/CSU, CSU, EPP, EPP Group, European Left, Gabriele Zimmer, GUE/NGL, Jean-Luc Melenchon, manfred weber, News|

Manfred Weber’s European Commission presidency bid is “absurd” given that he represents a political party with close links to Vladimir Putin and politicians like Hungary’s Viktor Orbán, who openly question the EU's values, according to leftist chief Gabriele Zimmer.

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Merkel chooses Weber as candidate for EU top job

By |avgust 31st, 2018|Angela Merkel, CSU, European elections 2019, illiberal democracy, manfred weber, News, Nord Stream-2, Spitzenkandidaten, top jobs, Viktor Orbán|

Angela Merkel has given her backing to fellow German conservative Manfred Weber's bid to front the centre-right's campaign in next year's European Parliament elections, several German newspapers reported on Thursday (30 August).

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Catholic Church tells CSU to show Christian values in immigration policy

By |julij 19th, 2018|Angela Merkel, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, Catholic church, Christian values, CSU, Germany, Horst Seehofer, News, refugee crisis|

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies, who are pressing her to toughen up immigration policy, should remember their Christian roots and show a sense of responsibility towards the poor and weak, the head of the Catholic Church in Germany said.

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Merkel settles migration row with Bavarian ally

By |julij 3rd, 2018|Angela Merkel, CDU/CSU, CSU, Germany, Horst Seehofer, immigration policy, immigration quotas, News, refugee crisis|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives settled a row over migration that threatened to topple her fragile governing coalition late on Monday evening after talks with her rebellious interior minister led him to drop his threat to resign.

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Hoping for EU help, Merkel talks migration with coalition partners

By |junij 27th, 2018|Angela Merkel, CSU, EU summit, German coalition, News, Pedro Sanchez, refugee crisis|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Spanish counterpart agreed yesterday (26 June) to cooperate on migrant policy, saying a European approach was the only way forward as her Bavarian allies pile pressure on her to deliver a deal this week.

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EU summit to focus on lowering Mediterranean immigration

By |junij 26th, 2018|Angela Merkel, asylum policy, CSU, Donald Tusk, Dublin regulation, Emmanuel Macron, EU summit, EU-Turkey deal, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Libya, News, refugee crisis, Spain, Visegrad Four|

European Union leaders meeting over migration later this week will agree to further tighten their external borders, give more support to Libya and look at creating "disembarkation" centres outside of their territory for people who arrive by sea.

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Migration mini-summit: Austria cautiously optimistic

By |junij 25th, 2018|Angela Merkel, CSU, EU migration policy, Horst Seehofer, News, Sebastian Kurz|

After the CSU indicated it did really not want German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the Bavarian state election campaign and invited Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, both leaders met during a special summit on migration policy on Sunday in Brussels. E...

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