– Data Covid-19 USA – After 16 years, Angela Merkel handed over the German chancellery to Olaf Scholz, leaving behind a changed country and a polarizing legacy.
– Data Covid-19 USA – Olaf Scholz wants to win back workers who defected to the populist far right. Success could make him a model for Social Democrats everywhere.
Germany’s next chancellor is something of an enigma. He comes to power with a dizzying array of challenges, raising questions about whether he can fill the very big shoes of his predecessor.
Austria leads in imposing tough new rules, as Europe fights resistance to vaccines and restrictions. Soon, a German official warned, almost everyone will be “vaccinated, recovered or dead.”
Germany once set an example for how to manage the coronavirus. Now, deep pockets of vaccine resistance are helping drive daily infections to new heights.
Faced with the weaponization of migrants from Belarus, the European Union is defending Poland’s hard line even as it withholds funds over rule of law violations.
There is a vacuum at the bloc’s heart.
Kati Marton’s biography charts Merkel’s childhood in East Germany, her slow entrance into politics and her four terms as the leader of her country.
The Christian Democratic Union was Germany’s great stabilizing bourgeois party.
Olaf Scholz, the leader of the center-left Social Democrats, narrowly won the night. But now the hard part begins — building a durable governing coalition.
After Sunday’s equivocal elections, the country is headed for more of the same.
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