After securing the support of CDU members to succeed Angela Merkel as party leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is seeking to unify the party ahead of crucial regional and European elections next year.
The head of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats has dismissed claims she was thrown off the chancellor's plane to the US due to a row. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is widely tipped to replace Merkel as chancellor.
An organizational snafu between two of Germany’s highest-profile politicians overshadowed new policy goals in Africa and fueled speculation of what is to come in a post-Merkel era.
She has only been in the role one week. Now Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is set to take her official oath as defense minister in front of the Bundestag. Germany's soldiers, as ever, remain skeptical.
Germany’s Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is touring the Middle East to meet German troops based there. The minister has come out strongly in favor of continuing Germany's military mission in the region.
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