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Reuters
Germany's coalition-seeking Greens and liberals find common ground on taxa document that lays out the rough outlines of what a coalition would work on,
Reuters / Posted 12 hours ago
a document that lays out the rough outlines of what a coalition would work on, the participants cited Merkel as saying. Cem Ozdemir, leader of the environmentalist Greens, welcomed a proposal by the FDP for global action to make it harder for... Read more
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18h
Reuters
Germany's Greens and liberals agree on taxing big techcloser together in one of the most bitterly contested policy areas on Monday, b
Reuters / Posted 18 hours ago
closer together in one of the most bitterly contested policy areas on Monday, brightening prospects for a coalition. Cem Ozdemir, leader of the environmentalist Greens, welcomed a proposal by the pro-business Free Democrats for global action... Read more
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4d
Reuters
German coalition watch: We want experiment to succeed - CDUa new coalition government held by CDU/CSU in Berlin, Germany, October 18, 2017
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
a new coalition government held by CDU/CSU in Berlin, Germany, October 18, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch IMMIGRATION: CEM OZDEMIR (GREENS) ”No one would understand it if the new government does not pass an immigration law. ”We need a mix of... Read more
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5d
Reuters
German coalition talks: 'Road to Jamaica is long'migrant policy and her conservatives saw their worst election result since 1949
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
migrant policy and her conservatives saw their worst election result since 1949. Leader of the German Green Party Cem Ozdemir and leader of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) Angela Merkel accompanied by the politicians of... Read more
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8d
dna
Germany: Angela Merkel's party loses state election ahead of coalition talks to form national govtovercome yawning differences on issues ranging from immigration to European Uni
dna / Posted 8 days ago
overcome yawning differences on issues ranging from immigration to European Union reform, tax and environmental protection. Cem Ozdemir, co-leader of the Greens, said the three parties had not sought each other out but now had a responsibility to... Read more
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8d
Swissinfo
Merkel in state vote setback as national coalition talks loomyawning differences on issues ranging from immigration to European Union reform
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
yawning differences on issues ranging from immigration to European Union reform, tax and environmental protection. Cem Ozdemir, co-leader of the Greens, said the three parties had not sought each other out but now had a responsibility to... Read more
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8d
Reuters
Merkel in state vote setback as national coalition talks loomyawning differences on issues ranging from immigration to European Union reform
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
yawning differences on issues ranging from immigration to European Union reform, tax and environmental protection. Cem Ozdemir, co-leader of the Greens, said the three parties had not sought each other out but now had a responsibility to... Read more
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8d
Reuters
Merkel in state vote setback as national coalition talks loomyawning differences on issues ranging from immigration to European Union reform
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
yawning differences on issues ranging from immigration to European Union reform, tax and environmental protection. Cem Ozdemir, co-leader of the Greens, said the three parties had not sought each other out but now had a responsibility to... Read more
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8d
express
MERKEL BACKLASH: German chancellor facing crucial election loss in Lower Saxonyat the national level or committed themselves to something, then their colleagu
express / Posted 8 days ago
at the national level or committed themselves to something, then their colleagues in Lower Saxony could end up suffering." Cem Ozdemir, co-leader of the Greens, said the three parties had not ‘sought each other out’ but now had a responsibility to... Read more
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8d
Reuters
German coalition watch: Agreeing on lowest common denominator not enough - Greensby Christmas. All four parties are showing goodwill and the will of the voters
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
by Christmas. All four parties are showing goodwill and the will of the voters is clear too: ‘Jamaica’ should be formed.” CEM OZDEMIR (GREENS) “We all need to just get started now.” “Compromises always mean everyone needs to give a bit.” “If... Read more
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9d
Reuters
German coalition watch - Let's not be perfectionists in coalition talks, says Merkel allyby Christmas. All four parties are showing goodwill and the will of the voters
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
by Christmas. All four parties are showing goodwill and the will of the voters is clear too: ‘Jamaica’ should be formed.” CEM OZDEMIR (GREENS) “We all need to just get started now.” “Compromises always mean everyone needs to give a bit.”... Read more
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9d
DW
Merkel sees no decision on Turkey at EU summit as German politicians call for harder line |suggested Germany restrict arms exports to Turkey over the deteriorating human
DW / Posted 9 days ago
suggested Germany restrict arms exports to Turkey over the deteriorating human rights situation. Green party co-chair Cem Ozdemir, who is of Turkish origin, is a likely pick for foreign minister. A sharp critic of Erdogan, an Ozdemir-run... Read more
13d
Reuters
Globalization, migration fears reawaken Germans' interest in 'Heimat'on Tuesday, saying the nation needed honest dialogue about immigration after ta
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
on Tuesday, saying the nation needed honest dialogue about immigration after taking in over a million migrants since 2015. Cem Ozdemir, head of the environmental Greens party, applauded Steinmeier for reclaiming the word from the far-right... Read more
14d
express
Merkel on the way to sorting Germany's coalition… but there's still one MAJOR problemobjected to the policy but said that it would not be a barrier to holding talks
express / Posted 14 days ago
objected to the policy but said that it would not be a barrier to holding talks over forming a government. Green co-leader Cem Ozdemir said that such a policy on immigration would not be part of any formal coalition agreement, should one be... Read more
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14d
Reuters
Merkel deems migrant deal good for coalition talks but Greens skepticalthe Greens said they disagreed with the migrant limit. It would not stop a coa
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
the Greens said they disagreed with the migrant limit. It would not stop a coalition being discussed, Green co-leader Cem Ozdemir said, but stressed it would not be part of the formal coalition agreement if one is reached. Merkel said her... Read more
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14d
Channel NewsAsia
Merkel to sound out coalition with Greens, liberalsa year. The Greens' co-leader Katrin Goering-Eckardt labelled the deal "a form
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
a year. The Greens' co-leader Katrin Goering-Eckardt labelled the deal "a formulaic compromise", while her counterpart Cem Ozdemir said: "I'm curious how they will explain it to us." Merkel had agreed that figure in marathon talks Sunday with... Read more
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14d
Swissinfo
Sceptical Greens ready to start German coalition talksderiving from the black, green and yellow colours of the three blocs, which mat
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
deriving from the black, green and yellow colours of the three blocs, which match those of the Caribbean island's flag. Cem Ozdemir, co-leader of the pro-migrant Greens, told the Funke group of newspapers the conservative compromise on migrants... Read more
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14d
Reuters
Skeptical Greens ready to start German coalition talksderiving from the black, green and yellow colors of the three blocs, which matc
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
deriving from the black, green and yellow colors of the three blocs, which match those of the Caribbean island’s flag. Cem Ozdemir, co-leader of the pro-migrant Greens, told the Funke group of newspapers the conservative compromise on migrants... Read more
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14d
Reuters
Let's get started on coalition talks, Germany's Greens saystrongest bloc and in need of partners. The Social Democrats, their current coa
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
strongest bloc and in need of partners. The Social Democrats, their current coalition partner, want to go into opposition. Cem Ozdemir, co-leader of the pro-migrant Greens, avoided clearly rejecting the conservatives’ migrant deal and so left open... Read more
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14d
Swissinfo
Let's get started on coalition talks, Germany's Greens saystrongest bloc and in need of partners. The Social Democrats, their current coa
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
strongest bloc and in need of partners. The Social Democrats, their current coalition partner, want to go into opposition. Cem Ozdemir, co-leader of the pro-migrant Greens, avoided clearly rejecting the conservatives' migrant deal and so left open... Read more
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14d
Channel NewsAsia
Let's get started on coalition talks, Germany's Greens saystrongest bloc and in need of partners. The Social Democrats, their current coa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
strongest bloc and in need of partners. The Social Democrats, their current coalition partner, want to go into opposition. Cem Ozdemir, co-leader of the pro-migrant Greens, avoided clearly rejecting the conservatives' migrant deal and so left open... Read more
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15d
Channel NewsAsia
Merkel agrees 'refugee cap' in concession to alliesEU policy and the Greens' core demands, including phasing out coal plants and f
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
EU policy and the Greens' core demands, including phasing out coal plants and fossil fuel vehicles. The Greens' co-leader Cem Ozdemir, voicing some impatience with the divided conservatives, warned that they "must not block the formation of a... Read more
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15d
Gulf News
Refugee issue complicates Merkel’s bid to form governmentin talks with the pro-business parties — including phasing out coal plants and
Gulf News / Posted 15 days ago
in talks with the pro-business parties — including phasing out coal plants and fossil fuel vehicles.The Greens’ co-leader Cem Ozdemir, voicing some impatience with the divided conservatives, warned that they “must not block the formation of a... Read more
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16d
Reuters
Turkish minister says will work to improve ties with Germanytry to form a coalition with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and Greens.
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
try to form a coalition with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and Greens. A possible candidate for foreign minister is Cem Ozdemir, a co-leader of the Greens who has Turkish parents and has been very critical of Erdogan. “Whoever comes to... Read more
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16d
Channel NewsAsia
Turkish minister says will work to improve ties with Germanytry to form a coalition with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and Greens.
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
try to form a coalition with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and Greens. A possible candidate for foreign minister is Cem Ozdemir, a co-leader of the Greens who has Turkish parents and has been very critical of Erdogan. "Whoever comes to... Read more
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16d
EuroNews
Turkish minister says will work to improve ties with Germanytry to form a coalition with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and Greens.
EuroNews / Posted 16 days ago
try to form a coalition with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and Greens. A possible candidate for foreign minister is Cem Ozdemir, a co-leader of the Greens who has Turkish parents and has been very critical of Erdogan. “Whoever comes to... Read more
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17d
Reuters
Globalisation, migration fears reawaken Germans' interest in 'Heimat'on Tuesday, saying the nation needed honest dialogue about immigration after ta
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
on Tuesday, saying the nation needed honest dialogue about immigration after taking in over a million migrants since 2015. Cem Ozdemir, head of the environmental Greens party, applauded Steinmeier for reclaiming the word from the far-right... Read more
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18d
WA Today
Germans' interest in 'Heimat' grows amid globalisation, migration fearscelebrate after closing of a tent on the last day of the Oktoberfest beer festi
WA Today / Posted 18 days ago
celebrate after closing of a tent on the last day of the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, southern Germany. Photo: AP Cem Ozdemir, head of the environmental Greens party, applauded Steinmeier for reclaiming the word from the far-right... Read more
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18d
Sydney Morning Herald
Germans' interest in 'Heimat' grows amid globalisation, migration fearscelebrate after closing of a tent on the last day of the Oktoberfest beer festi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
celebrate after closing of a tent on the last day of the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, southern Germany. Photo: AP Cem Ozdemir, head of the environmental Greens party, applauded Steinmeier for reclaiming the word from the far-right... Read more
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18d
The Age
Germans' interest in 'Heimat' grows amid globalisation, migration fearscelebrate after closing of a tent on the last day of the Oktoberfest beer festi
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
celebrate after closing of a tent on the last day of the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, southern Germany. Photo: AP Cem Ozdemir, head of the environmental Greens party, applauded Steinmeier for reclaiming the word from the far-right... Read more
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18d
Channel NewsAsia
Globalisation, migration fears reawaken Germans' interest in 'Heimat'on Tuesday, saying the nation needed honest dialogue about immigration after ta
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
on Tuesday, saying the nation needed honest dialogue about immigration after taking in over a million migrants since 2015. Cem Ozdemir, head of the environmental Greens party, applauded Steinmeier for reclaiming the word from the far-right... Read more
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19d
Reuters
First German immigration law on agenda as Merkel seeks coalitiondifferentiate between political refugees and economic migrants so as to “define
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
differentiate between political refugees and economic migrants so as to “define legal access to Germany”. Greens co-leader Cem Ozdemir, who has long argued for an immigration law, welcomed the intervention of the president, a center-left Social... Read more
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21d
Hawaii News Now
UN chief hopes sides will solve Catalan crisisco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
Hawaii News Now / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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21d
ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Rajoy defends police actions in Cataloniaco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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21d
Reuters
Some German parties reject far-right's candidate for parliamentary postthey could get to know Glaser in some format first. However, Dietmar Bartsch,
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
they could get to know Glaser in some format first. However, Dietmar Bartsch, head of the Left’s parliamentary group, and Cem Ozdemir of the Greens told newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung they would not vote Glaser into the... Read more
21d
Lake Placid News
France's Macron backs Spanish unity, calls Rajoyco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
Lake Placid News / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Thousands of Spanish police to stay in Cataloniaco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
Lake Placid News / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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21d
Lake Placid News
Serbia claims EU 'hypocrisy' over Catalan voteco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
Lake Placid News / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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21d
The Bismarck Tribune
EU chief calls for no more violence in Spainco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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21d
ABC 7 Gulfshore News
France's Macron backs Spanish unity, calls Rajoyco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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21d
The Middletown Press
Thousands of Spanish police to stay in Cataloniaco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
The Middletown Press / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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21d
Darien News-Review
Thousands of Spanish police to stay in Cataloniaco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
Darien News-Review / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Thousands of Spanish police to stay in Cataloniaco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Thousands of Spanish police to stay in Cataloniaco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
Stamford Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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21d
The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Thousands of Spanish police to stay in Cataloniaco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Thousands of Spanish police to stay in Cataloniaco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
Connecticut Post / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Thousands of Spanish police to stay in Cataloniaco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
The New Canaan News / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Thousands of Spanish police to stay in Cataloniaco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
The Register Citizen / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Serbia claims EU 'hypocrisy' over Catalan voteco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
Hawaii News Now / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Serbia claims EU 'hypocrisy' over Catalan voteco-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police du
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
co-leader of Germany's Green party has criticized the use of force by police during Catalonia's independence referendum. Cem Ozdemir, who is being touted as Germany's possible next foreign minister, told the dpa news agency that "the massive... Read more
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