Jeremy Hunt replaces Kwarteng as UK chancellor

In this July 8, 2019 photo, the then British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt listens to a question during a press conference with the Bishop of Truro Philip Mounstephen about the Bishop's final report into the Foreign Office's support for Persecuted Christians around the world, in London. (AP PHOTO/ALASTAIR GRANT, POOL,...

German election to set new path for post-Merkel era

People walk and drive past election posters of the three chancellor candidates, from right, Armin Laschet, Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Annalena Baerbock, German Green party (Die Gruenen) and Olaf Scholz, Social Democratic Party (SPD), at a street in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Sept 23, 2021 three days before the General election on...

German candidates clash in last TV debate before vote

Olaf Scholz, candidate for chancellor of the SPD and federal minister of finance (left), Claudia von Brauchitsch, moderator (second left), Annalena Baerbock, German Green Party co-leader and candidate for chancellor (center), Linda Zervakis, moderator, and Armin Laschet, candidate for chancellor of the CDU/CSU and chairman of the CDU (right) stand...

Merkel despairs as conservatives slump on her watch

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (center) and the governor of German state North Rhine-Westphalia and Christian Union parties candidate for chancellor Armin Laschet attend an event of his Christian parties to present a program of the future digital policy for the country at the party's headquarters in Berlin, Germany, on Sept...

Merkel bloc widens lead over Green party in German poll

German Chancellor Angela Merkel waves to journalists at the end of a press conference following talks with Germany's state premiers on the current situation of the country's coronavirus vaccination campaign, at the Chancellery in Berlin on May 27, 2021. (ANNEGRET HILSE / POOL / AFP) Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc...

Austria’s Kurz faces charges on false testimony in Ibiza probe

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and Armin Laschet, Premier of North-Rhine Westphalia (not pictured), speak to the media before talks at the state representation of North Rhine-Westphalia on March 19, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. (SEAN GALLUP/GETTY IMAGES) Austrian prosecutors informed Chancellor Sebastian Kurz he’s suspected of providing false testimony to a...