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Germany’s Defence Minister Ursula nominated as first woman to lead EU...

07 July, 2019 10:04 am 10:04 am

BRUSSELS (Web Desk) – European Union leaders have nominated German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen, the first woman for the top job, to head up the European Commission as part of a proposal over who should run the EU’s top institutions, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. “For the position of Commission president, Ursula von … Read More


US approves key step toward German missile defence deal

11 November, 2018 11:51 am 11:51 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – The US government has approved integration of the US Patriot PAC-3 MSE missile into a next-generation German missile defence system, a spokesman said , a key step toward completion of a long-delayed multibillion-dollar arms sale. The decision followed high-level talks by German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen and US Defense Secretary … Read More