Germany's governing CDU postpones conference to choose next leader

Germany’s governing Christian Democrats (CDU) have postponed a December conference to determine a new party leader, sources told dpa on Monday.The conference of 1,001 CDU delegates, which was to decide who would lead the party into next year’s national elections, was scheduled to be held in the south-western city of Stuttgart on December 4.It is the second postponement of the conference as the country grapples with a severe second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.If the infection rate does not slow, a party conference will be held online with a possible postal vote for the next party leader, t…

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