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# cdu - Friday 17 December, 2021

Merkel rival chosen as leader of Germany's conservative CDU by members
# Friedrich Merz
# Friedrich Merz

Merkel rival chosen as leader of Germany's conservative CDU by members

Dec 17th 2021, 11:05 PM 13,391 Views 4 Comments

Merz will lead the opposition to the new government under Social Democrat Olaf Scholz, who succeeded Merkel last week.

# cdu - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Polls open in Germany as right wing anti-migrant party looks set to make gains
# Germany
# Germany

Polls open in Germany as right wing anti-migrant party looks set to make gains

Jun 6th 2021, 12:06 PM 20,406 Views 18 Comments

The far-right anti-immigration AfD looks set to make gains on Merkel’s CDU party.

# cdu - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Angela Merkel's ally Armin Laschet elected as CDU leader
# Chancellor
# Chancellor

Angela Merkel's ally Armin Laschet elected as CDU leader

Jan 16th 2021, 11:09 AM 16,866 Views 9 Comments

The vote kicks off the race for Germany’s top job – Chancellor ahead of Merkel stepping down in September.

# cdu - Monday 10 February, 2020

Favourite to replace Angela Merkel stands down amid far right row
# Germany
# Germany

Favourite to replace Angela Merkel stands down amid far right row

Feb 10th 2020, 11:34 AM 11,522 Views 7 Comments

Germany’s next national elections must take place by autumn next year.

# cdu - Friday 7 December, 2018

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, ally of Merkel, elected new leader of CDU party
# Germany
# Germany

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, ally of Merkel, elected new leader of CDU party

Updated Dec 7th 2018, 4:20 PM 19,954 Views 57 Comments

Kramp-Karrenbauer narrowly defeated Friedrich Merz, a one-time Merkel rival.

# cdu - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Angela Merkel has decided to run for a fourth term to 'defend democratic values'
# Germany
# Germany

Angela Merkel has decided to run for a fourth term to 'defend democratic values'

Nov 20th 2016, 6:17 PM 8,845 Views 70 Comments

Although she knows re-election will not be a “cakewalk”.

# cdu - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Sexism row heats up in Angela Merkel's party after politician says she was called a "big sweet mouse"
# Christian Democratic Party
# Christian Democratic Party

Sexism row heats up in Angela Merkel's party after politician says she was called a "big sweet mouse"

Sep 27th 2016, 10:36 PM 21,640 Views 61 Comments

The woman has received support from party members but others have questioned her motives.

# cdu - Monday 26 May, 2014

Angela Merkel: The rise of populist parties is remarkable and regrettable
# Elections 2014
# Elections 2014

Angela Merkel: The rise of populist parties is remarkable and regrettable

May 26th 2014, 3:30 PM 10,965 Views 82 Comments

But she is happy today with her own party wins.

# cdu - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Three months after election, 'grand coalition' elects Angela Merkel as chancellor
# Chancellor Merkel
# Chancellor Merkel

Three months after election, 'grand coalition' elects Angela Merkel as chancellor

Dec 17th 2013, 9:47 AM 3,257 Views 20 Comments

Merkel becomes only Germany’s third post-war chancellor to win a third mandate and is now “at the peak of her power” writes a German online news magazine.

# cdu - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

After two months, Merkel forms coalition government in Germany
# Germany
# Germany

After two months, Merkel forms coalition government in Germany

Nov 27th 2013, 7:36 AM 3,769 Views 10 Comments

Angela Merkel has made concessions on gender quotas, the minimum wage and a toll on the Autobahn for foreigners, but she has a government.

# cdu - Monday 23 September, 2013

After 'super-result' Merkel begins search for German coalition partner
# Germany
# Germany

After 'super-result' Merkel begins search for German coalition partner

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:01 AM 4,070 Views 16 Comments

“The Merkel Republic,” ran the headline for a commentary on news site Spiegel Online as the German chancellor saw off the challenge of the Social Democrats but did not win an outright majority.

# cdu - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Why you should care about the outcome of the German election today
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

Why you should care about the outcome of the German election today

Sep 22nd 2013, 8:15 AM 5,477 Views 34 Comments

Spoiler: Because the outcome is so unpredictable, that’s why.

# cdu - Monday 16 July, 2012

Circumcision ban could make Germany 'laughing stock': Merkel
# Germany
# Germany

Circumcision ban could make Germany 'laughing stock': Merkel

Jul 16th 2012, 1:50 PM 9,563 Views 109 Comments

“I do not want Germany to be the only country in the world in which Jews cannot practise their rites,” the Germany Chancellor has said.

# cdu - Monday 19 September, 2011

Merkel faces new struggle after defeat in Berlin polls
# Germany
# Germany

Merkel faces new struggle after defeat in Berlin polls

Sep 19th 2011, 9:36 AM 214 Views 7 Comments

Merkel’s CDU gains votes, but loses out to the opposition Social Democrats – while her junior coalition partner loses all seats in Berlin.