• Chancellor Merkel's CDU party to elect new leader in April

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union will elect a new leader at the end of April, party officials said Monday. Current party chief Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer had been Merkel's preferred heir-apparent, but announced earlier this month that she would step down and not seek to become the next chancellor in 2021 elections....
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  • Merkel's crisis-hit CDU sets April 25 congress to pick new leader

    Merkel's crisis-hit CDU sets April 25 congress to pick new leader

    1 month ago - By National Post

    BERLIN - Germany's Christian Democrats said on Monday they would hold a congress on April 25 to pick a new leader who they want to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel, scrambling to resolve a crisis shaking the party's hold on power.
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  • Merkel's crisis-hit CDU sets April 25 congress to pick new leader -sources

    1 month ago - By National Post

    BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats will convene a special congress on April 25 to pick a new leader, participants at a meeting of top CDU officials said on Monday as they sought to resolve a crisis shaking the party's hold on power.
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