Austria to get first female chancellor

Austria to get first female chancellor

(VOVWORLD) - Austria's president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz's government out of office in the wake...
Angela Merkel to quit politics

Angela Merkel to quit politics

(VOVWORLD) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will step down as Chancellor in 2021 and not seek re-election as leader of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU), a center...
Theresa May calls for Tory unity on Brexit

Theresa May calls for Tory unity on Brexit

(VOVWORLD) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called on the Conservative Party to be united on Britain’s departure from the EU, known as Brexit. Ms. May said she...
German coalition talks collapse

German coalition talks collapse

(VOVWORLD) - Talks to form Germany’s next coalition government collapsed on Sunday when the Free Democratic Party (FDP) walked out of marathon negotiations
Germany holds coalition talks

Germany holds coalition talks

(VOVWORLD) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and their Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU) partners held separate talks with the Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens on forming...
Impact of Germany’s election on the EU

Impact of Germany’s election on the EU

(VOVWORLD) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU coalition won a projected 33% of the vote in Germany’s federal elections on Sunday, which means Merkel will serve for a fourth...
France, Germany boost EU cooperation

France, Germany boost EU cooperation

(VOVWORLD) -One day after his inauguration, Emmanuel Macron made his first international trip as French president to Germany, calling for a "historic rebuilding" of Europe in the face of rising populism...
US President reiterates support for NATO

US President reiterates support for NATO

(VOVworld) - US President Donald Trump reiterated his strong support for NATO and the need for NATO allies to pay their fair share for the cost of defense during a meeting...