Huawei shouldn’t be getting its hopes up for German 5G expansion just yet

By |februar 13th, 2020|5G, 5G expansion, BND, CDU, China, CSU, Huawei, News, SPD, Stiftung Neue Verantwortung, union|

Although the CDU and CSU did not explicitly decide on the exclusion of Huawei, their position paper provided exclusion criteria that could nonetheless apply to the Chinese telecom giant. The ball is now in the court of the coalition partners, the Socia...

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Germany’s CSU wants to increase monitoring of digital space

By |januar 23rd, 2020|5G, AI, China, CSU, cybercrime, darknet, facial recognition, Germany, Huawei, News, online crime prevention, video surveillance|

At a party retreat on 8 January, Germany's conservative Christian Social Union in Bavaria (CSU) passed a resolution highlighting its ideas on digital policy. Although digital activists criticised the party's demands for increased monitoring of the digi...

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Merkel’s conservatives brace for stormy party congress

By |november 19th, 2019|AfD, Angela Merkel, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, CDU, CSU, german elections, German Greens, News|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right CDU braces for a tumultuous two-day party congress in Leipzig from Friday (22 November), with members smarting from recent local election drubbings and bickering over her successor.

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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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