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Christian Kraemer

With moderation, German Greens seek to reignite election campaign

Jun 10 2021

BERLIN (Reuters) -The leaders of Germany's Greens will resist a push by party activists this weekend to adopt more ambitious climate policies, balancing their ecologist message with care to ensure poorer voters are not left out of pocket after September's election.

With moderation, German Greens seek to reignite election campaign

Jun 10 2021

BERLIN, June 10 The leaders of Germany's Greens will resist a push by party activists this weekend to adopt more ambitious climate policies, balancing their ecologist message with care to ensure poorer voters are not left out of pocket after September's election.

Scholz prüft Beteiligung an Lufthansa-Kapitalerhöhung

Jun 02 2021

Berlin Die Bundesregierung prüft laut Bundesfinanzminister Olaf Scholz eine Beteiligung an der milliardenschweren Kapitalerhöhung der Lufthansa.

Bund will Konsequenzen aus Urteil zur Renten-Besteuerung ziehen

May 31 2021

München/Berlin Die Bundesregierung will Altersvorsorge-Beiträge schneller steuerfrei stellen als geplant und damit Konsequenzen aus einem Urteil des Bundesfinanzhofs (BFH) ziehen.

Germany hatches plan to attract green investment capital

May 04 2021

BERLIN The German government is planning a new green financing strategy to steer capital towards environmental projects and developing Germany into a leading hub for sustainable finance, plans seen by Reuters show.

Germany's Merkel rejects criticism of her Wirecard lobbying in China

Apr 23 2021

FRANKFURT (Reuters) -German chancellor Angela Merkel rejected criticism of her lobbying for Wirecard in China months before it collapsed, telling lawmakers she had no reason to suspect the firm of criminality as she sought to help it do business there.

Germany's Merkel to be quizzed over Wirecard lobbying in public inquiry

Apr 23 2021

FRANKFURT, April 23 Chancellor Angela Merkel will be asked by German lawmakers on Friday why she lobbied for payments company Wirecard just months before it collapsed in the country's biggest post-war fraud.

Germany's finance minister rejects blame for Wirecard fiasco

Apr 22 2021

FRANKFURT Germany's finance minister denied any blame for the multi-billion-euro Wirecard fraud on Thursday, pointing the finger at the company and its auditors, EY, for waving the firm's accounts through for a decade.

Analysis: Could Germany get a Green chancellor? It's within the party's reach

Apr 13 2021

BERLIN Could an author of children's books or a former trampolinist succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor of Germany? Either is possible, and both are from the ecologist Greens.

It's a 'powder keg': Germany's centre-right frets over ruling CDU’s decline

Mar 19 2021

BERLIN Germany's pro-business Free Democrats, emerging as a pivotal force ahead of September elections, worry that declining support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats could scupper their chances of joining up to keep the centre-right in power.

World News

Netanyahu out, Bennett in as Israel marks end of an era

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Benjamin Netanyahu's record 12-year run as Israel's prime minister ended on Sunday with parliament approving a new "government of change" led by nationalist Naftali Bennett, an improbable scenario few Israelis once could have imagined.