Sign in
Download Opera News App

OLAF SCHOLZ

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz slammed for not visiting Kyiv or sending tanks to Ukraine

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz was slammed on Friday by Ukraine’s ambassador in Berlin for not visiting Kyiv or sending tanks to fight Vladimir Putin’s invasion. Andriy Melnyk tore into the German leader for “perfidious logic” and suggested he was “waiting for a ceasefire” rather than take “courageous decisions” to send heavy weapons for use by Ukraine’s army.

standard.co.uk ,  19 hours ago 1
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz slammed for not visiting Kyiv or sending tanks to Ukraine

Germany signs energy partnership with Qatar

As Berlin seeks to ween itself off Russian energy sources, Chancellor Scholz has said Qatar "plays an important role" in energy policy. The visiting Emir of Qatar has confirmed could start LNG deliveries by 2024. Qatar hopes to start sending liquified natural gas (LNG) to Germany in 2024

dw.com ,  21 hours ago 5
Germany signs energy partnership with Qatar

Putin facing destruction at sea: Zelensky’s forces to be handed fearsome advanced missiles

US OFFICIALS are considering sending Ukraine two types of advanced anti-warship missiles in a bid to facilitate a push to retake control of the nation's ports. Ukraine: Russia's Black Sea Moskva flagship sinks While the UK and other countries have so far equipped Volodymyr Zelensky’s troops with Javelin and Stinger missiles – shorter range and designed for taking out surface vehicles – the armed forces have struggled to hold off Russian naval vessels, which now dominate Ukraine’s waters on the black sea.

express.co.uk ,  23 hours ago 726
Putin facing destruction at sea: Zelensky’s forces to be handed fearsome advanced missiles

Macron and Scholz say no! EU passes blame for Brexit row as deal now set to be ripped up

EMMANUEL MACRON, Olaf Scholz and other member state leaders are responsible for the bloc's refusal to engage in Liz Truss's new Brexit proposals, the EU ambassador said today. Requests for a new mandate to try and end the frictions surrounding negotiations on the Northern Ireland Protocol have been roundly rejected by EU leaders, João Vale de Almeida warned.

express.co.uk ,  1 day ago 54
Macron and Scholz say no! EU passes blame for Brexit row as deal now set to be ripped up

Borne to lead

Emmanuel Macron appointed Elisabeth Borne as prime minister of France. Her first task will be to ensure that the president retains his majority in parliamentary elections due next month. Germany’s chancellor, Olaf Scholz, suffered a new blow when his party performed poorly in state elections in North Rhine-Westphalia, the cotry’s most populous state.

economist.com ,  1 day ago 3
Borne to lead

Ukraine: Russian soldier on trial for war crimes in Kyiv asks for forgiveness — live updates

The first Russian soldier to face trial for killing a civilian has asked the man's widow for "forgiveness." Ukrainian President Zelenskyy has warned of a long war. Follow DW for the latest. The murdered civilian's widow has said his killer should 'rot in jail'

dw.com ,  1 day ago 0
Ukraine: Russian soldier on trial for war crimes in Kyiv asks for forgiveness — live updates

Britain set to 'feed WORLD' as new breakthrough to cripple Putin's war plot

BRITAIN is set to feed the world with a new breakthrough that will cripple Vladimir Putin's plot to weaponise food supplies. The government has been slammed as new data reveals that visas issued to immigrants from outside the EU reached record highs in 2021. Home Office figures show that 843,538 non-EU migrants were granted visas to live, work and study in Britain last year.

express.co.uk ,  1 day ago 41
Britain set to 'feed WORLD' as new breakthrough to cripple Putin's war plot

Germany's top court OKs vaccine mandate for health workers

Germany’s top court has approved rules requiring that health workers be vaccinated against COVID-19 Germany's top court said Thursday it has approved rules requiring health workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The Federal Constitutional Court announced that it had rejected complaints against the measure, arguing that the importance of protecting vulnerable people in hospitals and care homes outweighs any infringement of health workers' rights.

independent.co.uk ,  1 day ago 3
Germany's top court OKs vaccine mandate for health workers

Scholz: 'Russia will not dictate a peace'

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has delivered a statement to the German parliament ahead of an EU summit on the war in Ukraine. Scholz described the war in Ukraine as the greatest crisis facing the EU in its history. Chancellor Olaf Scholz addressed Germany's lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, on Thursday ahead of an extraordinary EU summit on Ukraine later this month.

amp.dw.com ,  1 day ago 177
Scholz: 'Russia will not dictate a peace'

Germany's Scholz wants Western Balkans in EU

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said he will travel to the Western Balkans before a meeting of the European Council takes place next month, bearing the message that the region belongs in the European Union. The six Western Balkan countries with EU membership aspirations - Montenegro, Serbia, Albania, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo - have been engaged in years-long reform process, Scholz told lawmakers in Berlin on Wednesday.

msn.com ,  1 day ago 36
Germany's Scholz wants Western Balkans in EU

Germany slaps down Ukraine's dream of joining EU as Scholz rules out membership for YEARS

GERMANY has ruled out Ukraine's dream of quickly joining the European Union, suggesting membership could not be attained for years. Volodymyr Zelensky asked for Ukraine to be permitted accession “immediately” just days after Russia launched its invasion. He suggested this could be done “via a new special procedure”, noting: “Our goal is to be together with all Europeans and, most importantly, to be on an equal footing.”

express.co.uk ,  1 day ago 2
Germany slaps down Ukraine's dream of joining EU as Scholz rules out membership for YEARS

Chancellor Olaf Scholz addresses German parliament ahead of special EU summit on Ukraine

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz delivers a statement to the German parliament ahead of a special EU summit on the war in Ukraine. Scholz has faced criticism over his approach to the conflict, derided by critics as weak. Scholz is set to join other leaders in Brussels for the summit at the end of May

dw.com ,  1 day ago 14
Chancellor Olaf Scholz addresses German parliament ahead of special EU summit on Ukraine

Angela Merkel health fears as ex-chancellor driven to emergency room with husband

ANGELA MERKEL has been seen entering a Berlin hospital, renewing public concerns over her health after shaking episodes throughout her chancellery. Angela Merkel caught on camera shaking in 2019 The former chancellor, who left office last December after 16 years in power, was spotted with husband Joachim Sauer on Wednesday as they were driven to the capital's Charité hospital, crossed the Emergency Room door and left an hour later.

express.co.uk ,  2 days ago 83
Angela Merkel health fears as ex-chancellor driven to emergency room with husband

Ex-German chancellor stripped of his office over Putin 'lobbying'

BERLIN (Reuters) -Gerhard Schroeder's publicly funded office is to be closed and its remaining staff reallocated amid mounting dismay at the former German chancellor's refusal to distance himself from Russian President Vladimir Putin. It is custom for all Germany's leaders to get a state-funded office when they leave government, but the three parties that make up current Chancellor Olaf Scholz's governing coalition have agreed a parliamentary motion to close Schroeder's.

msn.com ,  2 days ago 8
Ex-German chancellor stripped of his office over Putin 'lobbying'

Is Germany's leader so soft on Russia because he's an ex-Marxist who savaged Nato and bowed to Moscow, asks leading historian DR HUBERTUS KNABE

Senior politicians from all over the Western world have visited Ukraine in recent weeks. Boris Johnson took part in one of the most memorable foreign visits of his prime ministership when he walked around central Kyiv with President Zelensky last month, while UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and EU Commission Chief Ursula von der Leyen have also shown the free world’s support for an embattled democracy.

dailymail.co.uk ,  3 days ago 139
Is Germany's leader so soft on Russia because he's an ex-Marxist who savaged Nato and bowed to Moscow, asks leading historian DR HUBERTUS KNABE

Germany has lost final traces of independence Russia

Chancellor Scholz is no ?offended liverwurst? because he was not offended by a Ukrainian ambassador who called him one, FM Lavrov said One can hardly refer to German Chancellor Olaf Scholz as an "offended liverwurst," considering that when Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andrey Melnik called him that, Scholz didn't appear offended at all, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday.

thelondonnews.net ,  3 days ago 1192
Germany has lost final traces of independence Russia

‘Putin has achieved nothing’ Ukraine war in tatters as ‘Russian economy suffers massively’

PUTIN has achieved nothing in Ukraine at a massive cost to the Russia, Olaf Scholz has said The Russian invasion of Ukraine has backfired, with sanctions crippling the Russian economy, NATO strengthening its borders and Ukrainian forces continuing to fight tooth and nail for their homeland. However, Putin “should realise” that his only way out is through a deal with Ukraine.

express.co.uk ,  4 days ago 88
‘Putin has achieved nothing’ Ukraine war in tatters as ‘Russian economy suffers massively’

German state elections show populism in decline on left and right

Poll in most populous state, North Rhine-Westphalia, also casts doubt on support for Olaf Scholz A bellwether election in Germany’s most populous state has shown a further eroding of support for populist parties on the far ends of the political spectrum, thrown up questions over the pulling power of the chancellor, Olaf Scholz, and entrenched the growing authority of the Greens.

theguardian.com ,  4 days ago 2
German state elections show populism in decline on left and right