Posts Tagged ‘chancellor’

“We are going to hurt you”: UC Santa Cruz chancellor unleashes police mayhem against student protesters

A brutal, nine-hour, multi-agency police assault against unarmed protesters at UC Santa Cruz shows the university would rather use violence against its own students than address demands to divest from genocide. Source

Olaf Scholz, Germany’s Chancellor, visits China

On November 4, Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz flew to Beijing for talks with the Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang – a remarkable development, given the current state of the Great Global Game. The visit was surprising for a number of reasons – and here, by way of introduction, a few words […]

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz loses his cool as energy debate gets heated

The main opposition leader accused Scholz and his coalition of failing the German people amidst an energy crunch and soaring inflation, sparking an angry reaction.

UK Chancellor Zahawi Visits US to Seek Joint Solution to Cost-of-Living Crisis

The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Nadhim Zahawi is visiting the United States this week to seek joint solutions to the cost-of-living crisis with U.S. government officials and financial executives. During his trip to New York and Washington, Zahawi will push for cooperation on energy security, financial services, and tackling spiralling prices and slower growth, […]

Chancellor Olaf Scholz facing political pressure as sanctions against Russia bite Germany

MPs and European MPs of the ruling SPD Party of Germany are pressing Chancellor Olaf Scholz to step off the US bandwagon and change their country’s stance on Russia re the Ukrainian conflict. Recognising their dependency on Russian energy for their industry and people, they urge that a Modus Vivendi be found with Moscow and […]

Chancellor Scholz Tried to Get Germany IInvolved in the Battle for Africa

Against the backdrop of France’s recent blatant failures on the African continent, whose inhabitants are increasingly determined to throw off the shackles of modern French neocolonialism, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz decided to seize the moment and use the French vacuum in Africa to strengthen Germany’s position there. To this end, on May 23 he and […]

German Chancellor Scholz Accused of Comparing Climate Crazies to Nazis

Olaf Scholz has been accused comparing radical climate change activists to the Nazis after he criticised black bloc protesters.

Ukraine war: Austrian chancellor Karl Nehammer downbeat after face-to-face talks with Putin

Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer said he urged Vladimir Putin to end the war in Ukraine in a face-to-face meeting on Monday. Nehammer is the first EU leader to meet with the Russian president in Moscow since the beginning of the invasion. The chancellor described “very direct, open and tough” talks in a statement from his […]

Former Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz ‘to work for US Thiel Capital’, local media say

Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will work for the controversial US investment company Thiel Capital where he will serve as a global strategist starting next year, Austrian media outlets reported on Thursday. The California-based company was founded by German-born Peter Thiel, a billionaire venture capitalist who has known Kurz for several years. Thiel was previously […]

New German Chancellor Says There Will Be “No Red Lines” Regarding COVID Restrictions

Angela Merkel’s successor in Germany has declared that there is nothing he won’t do to battle COVID, a stark statement given previous pledges to make compulsory vaccinations legal. Chancellor Olaf Scholz used his first address to the nation in Germany to push vaccinations, declaring that they are the only way Germany can overcome the pandemic. Scholz added […]

German Leader Says He’s “Chancellor of the Unvaccinated” Despite Supporting Mandatory Vaccinations

MPs have been told by experts that a Wuhan lab leak is now “the most likely” origin of COVID-19 and that there’s also a high risk it “was an engineered virus.” The Telegraph reports on the comments of Dr Alina Chan, a specialist in gene therapy and cell engineering at MIT and Harvard, who was […]

New chancellor in the office: What to expect?

New chancellor in the office: What to expect? – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN— Olaf Scholz, or the “Scholzomat”, has been designated as the new German chancellor as Angela Merkel who kissed power goodbye on December 2. Scholz is a Social Democrat, who served as vice chancellor to Angela Merkel and as minister of finance since March 2018. […]

Incoming German Chancellor Scholz unveils new cabinet members

Designated new German chancellor Olaf Scholz presented the ministers of his Social Democratic Party, for the new German government on Monday, setting the scene for him to succeed longtime Chancellor Angela Merkel later this week. It came after the Greens said their members approved the agreement reached last month, with 86% voting for it in […]

Germany’s New Chancellor Says He Wants Covid Jabs Made Mandatory For Everyone

Germany’s incoming chancellor Olaf Scholz has revealed that he will be pushing for a covid vaccine mandate for all German residents. He has aslo blamed the unvaccinated for the recent surge in covid cases in the country. Scholz said that he wanted mandatory jabs to be introduced by the beginning of February, which would give […]

Unvaccinated could face new lockdown in Austria, chancellor warns

Unvaccinated people in Austria could face new lockdown restrictions if coronavirus case numbers continue to rise, Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said. The news came after a Friday evening meeting between Schallenberg and state-level leaders to discuss their response to rapidly increasing case numbers. “The pandemic is not yet in the rearview mirror,” Schallenberg said. “We are […]

Alexander Schallenberg replaces Kurz as Austria’s new chancellor

Alexander Schallenberg has been sworn in as Austria’s new chancellor following the resignation of Sebastian Kurz amid claims of corruption. The former foreign minister was formally appointed by Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna on Monday. Schallenberg, 52, has been Austria’s foreign minister since 2019, but he is a […]

German election: Chancellor hopefuls discuss EU cooperation in final debate

Germany’s three chancellor candidates and leaders of the country’s top political parties clashed on Thursday in a final televised debate ahead of Sunday’s election. The chancellor frontrunners discussed closer cooperation in Europe and a common approach in foreign policy, a contrast with the previous debates that focussed on climate change, immigration and social issues, as […]

German chancellor election: CDU’s Laschet secures place on ballot after party top brass pick him over CSU-friendly rival Soeder

Germany’s center-right CDU/CSU Union will field CDU chairman Armin Laschet as its candidate for chancellorship at the upcoming general election. He was overwhelmingly supported by his party’s bosses. The CDU executive board held a six-hour virtual debate on Monday evening to discuss whether to nominate Laschet or CSU leader Markus Soeder as the alliance’s candidate […]

Telephone conversation with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel

Source April 08, 2021 Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Angela Merkel. April 8, 202114:30 The two leaders had a detailed discussion on a number of topical international matters. While exchanging opinions on ways of resolving the intra-Ukrainian crisis, the Russian President and the German Chancellor voiced concern in connection with the escalation of tensions in southeastern Ukraine. Vladimir Putin […]

Austrian chancellor, Danish PM to visit Israel for COVID cooperation

Austria’s Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Twitter that he will travel to Israel with Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on March 4 to expand cooperation on the handling of the coronavirus pandemic. “We have been in close contact with our partners Denmark and Israel,” said Kurz, who said the partnership has been ongoing since spring.  […]

Who’s hoping to be the CDU’s new leader and Germany’s next chancellor?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel turned the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) into an election-winning outfit in her years at the helm of the party, moving it away from traditional values and towards the centre. The CDU has headed the federal government under Merkel since 2005. And after polls showed a slump in popularity before the pandemic […]

Car seen crashing into gate of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office

A car with slogans scrawled on its sides crashed into the gate of the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said. Berlin police do not suspect an extremist attack, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Wednesday. “We are not working on the basis of this assumption at the moment,” she […]

‘We must respond to US tariffs, end sanctions on Russia’ – Austrian vice chancellor

Rethinking EU sanctions policy towards Russia is “desirable” because the measures are damaging the national economy, Strache told the Austrian newspaper Osterreich in an interview published on Saturday. “I have always warned against pushing Russia into the arms of China. It is high time to put an end to these annoying sanctions and normalize political […]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel ruffles Turkey’s feathers over offensive in Syria’s Afrin

nsnbc : German Chancellor Angela Merkel, on Wednesday, ruffled Turkey’s feathers over Ankara’s military offensive against Kurdish militants in Afrin, in northern Syria. Merkel […]

German Chancellor offers condolences over Iran deadly air crash

IRNA – German Chancellor Angela Merkel extended condolences over a fatal air accident in central Iran. In a message, Chancellor Merkel expressed her sincere condolences to President Hassan Rouhani over the plane crash in Iran, German Ambassador to Iran Michael Klor Berchtold said in a tweet on Wednesday. An ATR passenger plane belonging to Aseman […]

Going Underground – The Profit Behind Incarceration w/ Shadow Lord Chancellor Richard Burgon

Going Underground – The Profit Behind Incarceration w/ Shadow Lord Chancellor Richard Burgon Going Underground with Afshin We speak to UK’s Shadow Secretary of State for Justice and Shadow Lord Chancellor, Richard Burgon MP about Theresa May’s arguable legacy of prison riots, suicide and understaffing in an era of auctioning off private contracts to […]

Trump ‘sinking to level of a N. Korean dictator,’ German chancellor-hopeful Schulz says

In an interview with German broadcaster ZDF, the leader of the left-leaning Social Democratic Party (SPD) referred to Trump as “this irresponsible man in the White House.”  Germany can’t rely on ‘erratic’ Donald Trump, Merkel’s election rival warns The candidate for the leadership said he wouldn’t attack German Chancellor Angela Merkel over her reaction to […]

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl has died: The misrepresented German-European

nsnbc : Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl has died at his home in Ludwigshaven, on Friday, at the age of 87. Kohl will mainly […]

Padre Miguel d’Escoto: Nicaragua’s Chancellor of Peace and Dignity

‘Merkel is convinced Atlanticist’: German govt downplays chancellor’s Europe independence speech

“The chancellor’s words stand on their own – they were clear and comprehensible,” said Merkel’s spokesman, Steffen Seibert, as quoted by Reuters. “It was a deeply convinced trans-Atlanticist who spoke.” No more dependence on allies, Europe should take its fate into own hands – Merkel after G7 “Because transatlantic relations are so important to this […]

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