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July 16, 2019, by Deutsche Welle

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen has won the vote to become the next president of the European Commission, and will be the first woman to hold the post. She […]

Opinion: In the end, it was a backroom deal

July 3, 2019, by Deutsche Welle

It was an unexpected victory for Angela Merkel. It has been 50 years since we last had a German leading the European Commission, and if confirmed, Mer ...

EU leaders pick Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen to lead European Commission

July 2, 2019, by Deutsche Welle

The European Council proposed German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen to become European Commission President, European Council President Donald ...

Opinion: Moldovan crisis a test case for Russia-US cooperation

June 13, 2019, by Deutsche Welle

Russia is back in big political business. For the first time since the annexation of the Crimean peninsula and the war in eastern Ukraine, Moscow has ...

  • EU election: Surge for Greens, losses for centrist bloc
    May 26, 2019, by Deutsche Welle

    Results have begun coming in across the European Union. Across the bloc, traditional center parties saw their support decline as Green parties reaped the rewards. – Sunday was the last […]

  • Why are Serbs protesting against Aleksandar Vucic?
    April 13, 2019, by Deutsche Welle

    Thousands of protesters from across Serbia gathered in Belgrade for Saturday’s large anti-government rally. A loose coalition of political parties, opposition movements, NGOs and public figures organized the event as the culmination ...

  • EU leaders offer Brexit delay until October 31: reports
    April 11, 2019, by Deutsche Welle

    Members of the EU offered UK Prime Minister Theresa May to extend the Brexit deadline to October 31, with a review that would take place in June, diplomatic sources said. European Council President […]