• August 30, 2021

Battle for the future of the German version of Camp David at a reduced price – POLITICO

MESEBERG, Germany – The French have Fort de Brégançon, a spectacular medieval citadel on a Mediterranean islet. Americans have Camp David, a sprawling retreat referred to as “Shangri-La” by past presidents for its secluded mountainous beauty. The Germans have Meseberg. Haven’t you heard of Meseberg? You’re not alone. Official retreats often serve a critical function,…

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Merkel’s Conservatives Hit All-Time Low In Polls As Elections Approach – POLITICO

Things are not looking good for Germany’s conservative alliance just five weeks before Election Day, as it fell to all-time lows in a new poll. In a poll published early Sunday morning, the conservative alliance of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Christian Social Union (CSU) fell three percentage points, placing on par with…

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German floods put the candidate for chancellor Laschet to the test – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article. BERLIN – The flood disaster in Germany poses a double challenge for Armin Laschet, the pioneer in the race to succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor. As the leader of one of the regional states hardest hit by the floods, Laschet is being tested as a crisis manager and…

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