The CDU leader has put a dampener on calls from the French president to reform the European Union. Writing in the German newspaper Die Welt, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer rejected key points of Emmanuel Macron's vision.
The resignation of Austria's vice chancellor led German politicians to warn against alliances with populists. Chancellor Merkel spoke out against right-wing populism as many are now demanding new Austrian elections.
A YouTuber has come under attack from politicians in Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU, accusing him of spreading false information about the party. The YouTuber had accused the party of not doing enough on climate change.
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has presented her own proposals to deal with populism, economic uncertainty, international security and migration. "Europe must become stronger," she wrote in response to the French president.
Populism, Russian election-meddling, Chinese economic power: the list of challenges facing the EU is long, says the German chancellor. In a wide-ranging interview, she set out what Europe needs to do to survive.
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