Day: February 8, 2020

Germany: Thuringia state premier Kemmerich quits, ‘effective immediately’

Three days after his shock election, Thuringia Premier Thomas Kemmerich announced Saturday he was quitting his short-lived post with “immediate effect.” Kemmerich, of the business-friendly Free Democrats (FDP), one of Germany’s smaller political parties, was elected to the position on Wednesday after being backed by the far-right […]