US call for Syria troops divides German coalition

By |julij 8th, 2019|Defence policy, Donald Trump, German coalition, News, Syria, Syrian war, United States, US army|

Discord broke out in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition Sunday (7 July), after the United States urged the country to send ground troops to Syria as Washington looks to withdraw from the region.

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Struggles at home hamper Germany’s role in the EU

By |oktober 1st, 2018|Angela Merkel, German coalition, Germany, Hans-Georg Maaßen, Horst Seehofer, News|

The power struggles in Germany's grand coalition, such as the Maaßen case, are eyed with growing concern from abroad. What does the EU think about the state of the Bundesregierung? EURACTIV Germany reports.

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German coalition brokers weekend compromise over Maaßen

By |september 24th, 2018|Angela Merkel, German coalition, Hans-Georg Maaßen, Horst Seehofer, News|

The leaders of the CDU, CSU and SPD are determined not to let the German government coalition burst over the personality of the head of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, Hans-Georg Maaßen. EURACTIV Germany’s media partner “Der Tagesspiegel” reports.

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Germany: Maaßen reshuffled from one post to another

By |september 19th, 2018|Angela Merkel, German coalition, Germany, Hans-Georg Maaßen, Horst Seehofer, News|

Germany’s controversial constitutional protection chief Hans-Georg Maaßen may have had to leave his current post but he has already been promoted to state secretary in the German Ministry of the Interior. EURACTIV Germany's partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

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EU summit approves tortured conclusions on migration after sleepless night

By |junij 29th, 2018|Angela Merkel, disembarkation platforms, Dublin System, EU summit, EU-Turkey deal, German coalition, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Lega Nord, News, populism, refugee crisis, secondary movements, Visegrad Four|

EU leaders reached a much-needed deal on steps to tackle migration after resolving a bitter row with Italy's inexperienced prime minister. Extended talks lasted through the night and only wrapped up on Friday morning (29 June). 

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EU summit approves tortured conclusions on migration after sleepless night

By |junij 29th, 2018|Angela Merkel, disembarkation platforms, Dublin System, EU summit, EU-Turkey deal, German coalition, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Lega Nord, News, populism, refugee crisis, secondary movements, Visegrad Four|

EU leaders reached a much-needed deal on steps to tackle migration after resolving a bitter row with Italy's inexperienced prime minister. Extended talks lasted through the night and only wrapped up on Friday morning (29 June). 

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU summit approves tortured conclusions on migration after sleepless night

NGO ship docks in Malta after seven countries pledge to take migrants

By |junij 28th, 2018|Angela Merkel, EU summit, German coalition, human rights, Italy, Joseph Muscat, Libya, Malta, Matteo Salvini, News, NGOs, refugee crisis|

A humanitarian ship that has had about 230 rescued migrants on board for almost a week docked in Malta yesterday (27 June), ending a stand-off with Italy which refused to let the ship into one of its ports.

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Tsipras to bail out Merkel on refugees

By |junij 28th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, Angela Merkel, Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Dublin regulation, EU asylum policy, German coalition, Greece, News, refugee crisis|

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is ready to sign a deal with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to make it easier for Germany to send asylum seekers back to other European countries, the Financial Times reported yesterday (27 June).

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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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Oettinger appeals to CSU to ease pressure on Merkel

By |junij 25th, 2018|CDU/CSU, German coalition, German elections 2017, Günther Oettinger, News, refugee crisis|

Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger, an ally of beleaguered German Chancellor Angela Merkel from her CDU party, appealed on Monday (25 June) to CDU's Bavarian sister party, CSU, to ease their pressure on the Chancellor by not setting strict deadlines to fix the migration conundrum.

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