Category Archives: Party

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer: Moderate to succeed Angela Merkel as leader of Germany’s CDU party

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer: Moderate to succeed Angela Merkel as leader of Germany’s CDU party | The Independent Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer will succeed Angela Merkel as the leader of Germany’s main conservative party, it has been announced. Ms Kramp-Karrenbauer, known…

Angela Merkel: Germany’s CDU to vote for successor as party leader after 18 years in charge

Angela Merkel’s party, the Christian Democrats, are to choose her successor as leader as her 18-year reign as leader comes to an end. Merkel, 64, said in October she would leave her post as party chief but remain…