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2 months ago
Germany news

Friedrich Merz, the CDU and its bid for power DW 05/08/2024

Friedrich Merz is working to reorient the CDU towards conservative positions away from Angela Merkel's liberal centrist stance. [ more ]
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1 month ago
Information security

Germany: Major hack targets center-right CDU party DW 06/01/2024

Germany's CDU targeted by a serious cyber attack right before the European Parliament elections. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
3 weeks ago
Germany politics

FACT CHECK: Can Germany's CDU scrap the dual nationality law?

Threat of CDU party overturning citizenship reforms sparking fear among foreigners in Germany [ more ]
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2 months ago
Germany news

Friedrich Merz, the CDU and its bid for power DW 05/08/2024

Friedrich Merz is working to reorient the CDU towards conservative positions away from Angela Merkel's liberal centrist stance. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Information security

Germany: Major hack targets center-right CDU party DW 06/01/2024

Germany's CDU targeted by a serious cyber attack right before the European Parliament elections. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
3 weeks ago
Germany politics

FACT CHECK: Can Germany's CDU scrap the dual nationality law?

Threat of CDU party overturning citizenship reforms sparking fear among foreigners in Germany [ more ]
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3 months ago
Germany news

Germany: State CDU, AfD leaders clash in Thuringia TV duel DW 04/12/2024

Conservative CDU and far-right AfD clash in Thuringia state elections over migration and Europe. [ more ]
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5 months ago
Germany news

AfD loses run-off in first vote since mass-deportation story DW 01/28/2024

The far-right party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), lost a district vote in Thuringia despite their candidate initially having a significant lead.
AfD has faced protests and outrage following a report that exposed their plans for mass deportation of foreigners and unassimilated German citizens if they were to come to power. [ more ]
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3 months ago
Germany news

Germany: State CDU, AfD leaders clash in Thuringia TV duel DW 04/12/2024

Conservative CDU and far-right AfD clash in Thuringia state elections over migration and Europe. [ more ]
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5 months ago
Germany news

AfD loses run-off in first vote since mass-deportation story DW 01/28/2024

The far-right party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), lost a district vote in Thuringia despite their candidate initially having a significant lead.
AfD has faced protests and outrage following a report that exposed their plans for mass deportation of foreigners and unassimilated German citizens if they were to come to power. [ more ]
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3 months ago
Germany news

I was almost a little amused.' Schauble's posthumous memoirs reveal a proposal to overthrow Merkel

Schäuble was a key figure in German politics for half a century, playing crucial roles in German reunification and the European debt crisis.
He was loyal to Merkel despite opportunities to become chancellor himself, avoiding destabilizing the CDU and opting for a strategy of respect and criticism. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
4 months ago
Germany news

How a new anti-migrant party could cement Germany's lurch to the right

The WerteUnion party was founded in secret with former CDU politician Hans-Georg Maaen as its leader.
The WerteUnion aims to attract disgruntled CDU members seeking more conservative stances by offering 'taster' memberships without forfeiting CDU or CSU memberships. [ more ]
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5 months ago
Germany politics

Germany: Former spy boss founds new right-wing party DW 02/17/2024

Hans-Georg Maassen founded a new political party, Werteunion, aiming to position itself between CDU/CSU and AfD.
Maassen, a former head of Germany's BfV domestic intelligence service, established the conservative-liberal party based on a CDU splinter group. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
3 months ago
Germany news

I was almost a little amused.' Schauble's posthumous memoirs reveal a proposal to overthrow Merkel

Schäuble was a key figure in German politics for half a century, playing crucial roles in German reunification and the European debt crisis.
He was loyal to Merkel despite opportunities to become chancellor himself, avoiding destabilizing the CDU and opting for a strategy of respect and criticism. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
4 months ago
Germany news

How a new anti-migrant party could cement Germany's lurch to the right

The WerteUnion party was founded in secret with former CDU politician Hans-Georg Maaen as its leader.
The WerteUnion aims to attract disgruntled CDU members seeking more conservative stances by offering 'taster' memberships without forfeiting CDU or CSU memberships. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany politics

Germany: Former spy boss founds new right-wing party DW 02/17/2024

Hans-Georg Maassen founded a new political party, Werteunion, aiming to position itself between CDU/CSU and AfD.
Maassen, a former head of Germany's BfV domestic intelligence service, established the conservative-liberal party based on a CDU splinter group. [ more ]
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4 months ago
Women in technology

What if only women voted in Germany? DW 03/05/2024

German women have had the right to vote since 1918, with voter turnout similar to men's.
CDU lost popularity among female voters after Angela Merkel's era ended. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe politics

Ursula von der Leyen to seek second term as head of European Commission

Ursula von der Leyen seeks second term as EC president at CDU meeting.
Candidates like Kaja Kallas may challenge for EC presidency, requiring EPP backing. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
7 months ago
Germany politics

EXPLAINED: Could the far-right AfD ever take power in Germany?

Over half of Germans now say they'd vote for conservative parties, including the CDU, AfD, or FDP.
Major German parties have a policy of not working with the AfD to form governments, known as the cordon sanitaire or Brandmauer. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
2 weeks ago
Germany politics

What the shock defection of a Greens MP to the CDU tells us about German politics

A Greens MP defected to the centre-right CDU in a surprising move after 28 years, causing shock among left-leaning party members. [ more ]
POLITICO
3 weeks ago
Berlin

Wie Merz und Scholz um den Osten kampfen

The Chancellor and the CDU chief address current issues in separate interviews, showcasing the challenges faced by both major political parties. [ more ]
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