Will Convention Draft New EU Treaty?

According to Der Spiegel report Angela Merkel wants convention to draw up new EU treaty. German Chancellor denied the report, but she still emphasized the need for EU member states to think about how to move forward.

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EUCO: What is Merkel’s position?

If you read headlines related to summit it seems the Eurozone is divided.  Would you say that Chancellor Angela Merkel is somehow isolated in the EU especially when we look at the debate related to common debt sharing?

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Will SPD’s Hannelore Kraft challenge Angela Merkel?

Maybe not, but Kraft’s position is pretty strong after she led SPD to victory in North Rhine-Westphalia election.

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Another test for Merkel: State election in North Rhine-Westphalia

NRW is the most populous state in Germany.

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Will German President Christian Wulff survive?

According to new poll 54 percent of Germans think President Wulff should step down.

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Would Tories leave the EU without the coalition with Liberal Democrats?

Prime Minister Cameron still insists that the EU membership is vital to Britain.

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Merkel’s foreign policy faces Kohl criticism

An interview with Helmut Kohl here (in German).

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G20 as a global government?

The G20 summit will take place in Seoul on 11-12 November 2010.

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David Miliband: What’s next for him

Perhaps he doesn’t know either.

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Christian Wulff: New President of Germany

Wulff is the conservative state Prime Minister of Lower Saxony and he was named as the official candidate of center-right coalition. He is expected to win the election, scheduled for June 30. Wulff is a deputy leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU and he will be elected almost for sure by an assembly of 1 244 state and federal lawmakers, where coalition has a majority.

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