German Conservatives Warn on Russian Pipeline Project - Wall Street JournalBERLIN—The three main contenders to succeed Angela Merkel as chairwoman of Germany's largest political party have called for a review of a planned gas pipeline between Germany and Russia, potentially putting the party at odds with the chancellor's own ...-- https://www.wsj.com/articles/german-conservatives-warn-on-russian-pipeline-project-1544092200

How 2018 became Angela Merkel's swan song, and who will succeed her? - CNN International How 2018 became Angela Merkel's swan song, and who will succeed her?

This was the year that finally wore down indomitable German Chancellor Angela Merkel. She will now watch as her party, the Christian Democratic Union, meets to elect a new chairperson.

CNN International

German Conservatives Warn on Russian Pipeline Project - Wall Street Journal German Conservatives Warn on Russian Pipeline Project

The three main contenders to succeed Angela Merkel as chairwoman of Germany’s largest political party have called for a review of a gas pipeline between Germany and Russia, potentially putting the party at odds with the chancellor’s government.

Wall Street Journal

Three contrasting contenders in Germany vie to succeed Merkel - Stars and Stripes Three contrasting contenders in Germany vie to succeed Merkel Three contrasting contenders in Germany vie to succeed Merkel

Three high-profile contenders are vying to lead Angela Merkel's party as the longtime German chancellor makes way after 18 years for a successor who could shape the European Union's most populous country for the next generation.

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Who is Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer? Could she be the new Merkel? - euronews

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'Already an Exception': Merkel's Legacy Is Shaped by Migration and Austerity - New York Times

As the German chancellor’s party chooses a new leader, the values she embodies are in danger. Some ask whether her choices helped plant the seeds of the forces now tearing Europe apart.

New York Times

Germany's top CDU politicians fight over who should succeed Merkel - Financial Times

Financial Times

Is It Time to Bury Merkel's Legacy? - The Atlantic

When Christian Democrats choose a new party chair on Friday, they have to decide whether the CDU needs change after Merkel’s 18 years of leadership.

The Atlantic

Merkel 2.0: Five Reasons Her Heir Apparent Is Still in the Game - Bloomberg

Bloomberg

In Germany, three very different contenders vie to succeed Merkel - The Times of Israel In Germany, three very different contenders vie to succeed Merkel

After 18 years at the helm of Germany's center-right Christian Democratic Union, a retiring Merkel sees rivals old and new looking to remake the party

The Times of Israel

Tensions grip Merkel's party ahead of succession vote - Guardian (blog) Tensions grip Merkel’s party ahead of succession vote

Tensions mounted in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right party on Thursday a day before a vote to decide who succeeds her as party chief, with splits deepening among party heavyweights.

Guardian (blog)