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Swissinfo
SPD leader agrees to talks on joining German government, seeks party supporthigh speed," said Alexander Dobrindt, a senior figure in the CSU, the arch-cons
Swissinfo / Posted 20 hours ago
high speed," said Alexander Dobrindt, a senior figure in the CSU, the arch-conservative Bavarian sister party to Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU). Schulz said talks would not begin in earnest before early January. Party members must... Read more
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DW
SPD's Martin Schulz announces preliminary German coalition talks |The Social Democratic Party (SPD) has decided to open preliminary talks with An
DW / Posted 22 hours ago
The Social Democratic Party (SPD) has decided to open preliminary talks with Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) to form another grand coalition — though the center-left party was careful to underline that it wanted to keep open the... Read more
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DW
Netherlands to take Germany to court over road tax |it since it was first proposed in 2013 by the Christian Social Union (CSU), the
DW / Posted 3 days ago
it since it was first proposed in 2013 by the Christian Social Union (CSU), the Bavarian sister party of Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU). Having been passed by the German parliament earlier this year, following heavy alterations... Read more
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DW
Berlin: Hanukkah lights and anti-Israel demonstrations |was greeted with varying attitudes among German politicians. Thomas Heilmann, a
DW / Posted 3 days ago
was greeted with varying attitudes among German politicians. Thomas Heilmann, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU), told DW he was unsure that, "increasing penalties for things that are already prohibited... Read more
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DW
German doctor lodges petition to change abortion law |to change the legislation early next year. Clause 'protects unborn life' Chan
DW / Posted 3 days ago
to change the legislation early next year. Clause 'protects unborn life' Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian-based sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), have rejected making... Read more
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EuroNews
Merkel condemns recent anti-Semitic incidents in Berlineven over the status of Jerusalem, justify such actions," Merkel told journalis
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
even over the status of Jerusalem, justify such actions," Merkel told journalists after a meeting of the leadership of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU). Around 2,500 people demonstrated at rallies in Berlin and other cities over the weekend in... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Chancellor Merkel: Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem Does Not Justify Anti-Semitic Slogans in Berlin | 24 Kislev 5778 – December 12, 2017oppose all forms of anti-Semitism and xenophobia,” Merkel announced following a
The Jewish Press / Posted 4 days ago
oppose all forms of anti-Semitism and xenophobia,” Merkel announced following a meeting of senior members of her Christian Democratic Union party in Berlin. She added that “the state has to use all available legal measures” to combat... Read more
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DW
Chancellor Angela Merkel condemns burning of Israeli symbols in Berlin |capital. "We oppose all forms of anti-Semitism and xenophobia," she said follo
DW / Posted 4 days ago
capital. "We oppose all forms of anti-Semitism and xenophobia," she said following a meeting of senior members of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in Berlin. She added that "the state has to use all available legal measures" to... Read more
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New York Daily News
Germany's Merkel presses for quick move toward new coalitionChristian Democratic Union party chairwoman and German Chancellor Angela Merkel
New York Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Christian Democratic Union party chairwoman and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a party's leaders meeting at the headquarters in Berlin, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Germany's Merkel pledges for quick move toward new coalitionChristian Democratic Union party chairwoman and German Chancellor Angela Merkel
The Register Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
Christian Democratic Union party chairwoman and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a party's leaders meeting at the headquarters in Berlin, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Christian Democratic Union party chairwoman and German Chancellor Angela Merkel... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Germany's Merkel pledges for quick move toward new coalitionChristian Democratic Union party chairwoman and German Chancellor Angela Merkel
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Christian Democratic Union party chairwoman and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a party's leaders meeting at the headquarters in Berlin, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Christian Democratic Union party chairwoman and German Chancellor Angela Merkel... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Germany's Merkel pledges for quick move toward new coalitionChristian Democratic Union party chairwoman and German Chancellor Angela Merkel
The Middletown Press / Posted 4 days ago
Christian Democratic Union party chairwoman and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a party's leaders meeting at the headquarters in Berlin, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Christian Democratic Union party chairwoman and German Chancellor Angela Merkel... Read more
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DW
Angela Merkel condemns burning of Israeli symbols in Berlin |capital. "We oppose all forms of anti-Semitism and xenophobia," she said follo
DW / Posted 4 days ago
capital. "We oppose all forms of anti-Semitism and xenophobia," she said following a meeting of senior members of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in Berlin. She added that "the state has to use all available legal measures" to... Read more
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DW
Angela Merkel: Love her or loathe her... |the seventh time, in September she lost badly in Germany's federal election. Me
DW / Posted 5 days ago
the seventh time, in September she lost badly in Germany's federal election. Merkel's grand coalition, made up of her own Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party and the Social Democratic Party (SPD), lost 14 percentage points. And yet, Merkel did... Read more
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DW
Martin Schulz defends SPD ahead of coalition talks with CDU/CSU |Democratic Party (SPD) leader Martin Schulz lashed out on Saturday against crit
DW / Posted 6 days ago
Democratic Party (SPD) leader Martin Schulz lashed out on Saturday against criticism from Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), days before the three... Read more
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The Hindu
The country without a governmentTwo months since the elections, Germany is yet to get a new government. Chancel
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
Two months since the elections, Germany is yet to get a new government. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU), which does not have enough seats in Parliament, has been trying to form a coalition. But talks between the CDU, the... Read more
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DW
Germany to surveil far-right doomsday 'prepper scene' |The issue was raised at the interior ministers' conference in Leipzig, where bo
DW / Posted 7 days ago
The issue was raised at the interior ministers' conference in Leipzig, where both governing parties, the conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the center-left Social Democratic Party (SPD), were understood to support the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Defiant Chancellor Merkel critics press her to consider minority ruleto govern Germany without a stable majority is emboldening critics of her 12-ye
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
to govern Germany without a stable majority is emboldening critics of her 12-year hold on power, including members of her Christian Democratic Union who'd like to see her go. As Merkel seeks a rerun of her previous coalition with the Social... Read more
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DW
Berlin Ali Baba playground opens after controversy |theme for the park came from the name of a nearby childcare center Even the st
DW / Posted 8 days ago
theme for the park came from the name of a nearby childcare center Even the state branch of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union weighed in, with the faction's spokesman for integration policy telling Berliner Zeitung: "This... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Germany's Social Democrats Toss Merkel A Possible Lifelinejust threw a lifeline to Chancellor Angela Merkel's government. On Thursday, t
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 8 days ago
just threw a lifeline to Chancellor Angela Merkel's government. On Thursday, the party voted to begin talks with Merkel's Christian Democratic Union party to create a coalition government. Germany has been in political deadlock since the... Read more
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DW
Berlin Ali Baba playground opens after controvery |theme for the park came from the name of a nearby childcare center Even the st
DW / Posted 8 days ago
theme for the park came from the name of a nearby childcare center Even the state branch of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union weighed in, with the faction's spokesman for integration policy telling Berliner Zeitung: "This... Read more
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DW
SPD open to grand coalition talks, re-elects Schulz as party chair |(SPD) voted on Thursday to allow preliminary talks on whether to enter a "grand
DW / Posted 8 days ago
(SPD) voted on Thursday to allow preliminary talks on whether to enter a "grand coalition" with Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its sister Christian Social Union (CSU). About 600 members of the center-left party... Read more
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DW
SPD votes to enter Grand Coalition talks with Angela Merkel |(SPD) voted on Thursday to allow preliminary talks on whether to enter a "grand
DW / Posted 8 days ago
(SPD) voted on Thursday to allow preliminary talks on whether to enter a "grand coalition" with Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its sister Christian Social Union (CSU). About 600 members of the center-left party... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Is President Akufo-Addo Faring After One Year?who heads the German Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Ghana. The foundation is aff
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
who heads the German Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Ghana. The foundation is affiliated with Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU). "I think the government started with a lot of power, energy and good will," he told DW.... Read more
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Breitbart
Merkel’s Crisis Continues As Key Ally Rejects Socialists’ Pro-Migration Coalition Plansto bring their families to Germany. Bavaria Classifies Asylum Homes as ‘Danger
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
to bring their families to Germany. Bavaria Classifies Asylum Homes as ‘Dangerous’ https://t.co/3JoVz95fV0 Merkel and her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) could also face opposition to a grand coalition from parts of the SPD as well. The youth... Read more
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DW
How is Ghana's president Akufo-Addo faring one year after his election win? |who heads the German Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Ghana. The foundation is aff
DW / Posted 9 days ago
who heads the German Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Ghana. The foundation is affiliated with Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU). "I think the government started with a lot of power, energy and good will," he told DW.... Read more
10d
DW
Berlin exhibition on 'brave' African drug dealers courts controversy |does not deal with the issue of drugs and does not glorify the issue of drugs."
DW / Posted 10 days ago
does not deal with the issue of drugs and does not glorify the issue of drugs." But Timur Husein, leader of the local Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in the local assembly, demanded that the exhibition be shut down and suggested it be... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Angela Merkel set for new coalition talksin power. Now Martin Schulz, the leader of the Social Democrats (SPD), says he
Sky News Australia / Posted 11 days ago
in power. Now Martin Schulz, the leader of the Social Democrats (SPD), says he will discuss a coalition with Mrs Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) on Monday if he is given the go-ahead by his own party over the weekend. It raises hopes... Read more
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Irish Examiner
The EU’s citizens are just as divided as its member statesfederal election in September, Merkel embarked on a fascinating experiment, in
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
federal election in September, Merkel embarked on a fascinating experiment, in which she tried to unite her centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU), its more nativist sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), the pro-business Free... Read more
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EuroNews
Europe's threat from withinfederal election in September, Merkel embarked on a fascinating experiment, in
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
federal election in September, Merkel embarked on a fascinating experiment, in which she tried to unite her center-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU), its more nativist sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), the pro-business Free... Read more
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FOX News
Bavarian governor to step down in German power struggleof the Christian Social Union party and Bavaria's governor since 2008. The CSU
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
of the Christian Social Union party and Bavaria's governor since 2008. The CSU is the Bavaria-only sister to Merkel's Christian Democratic Union, and one of three parties in Germany's outgoing government. The 68-year-old Seehofer has been... Read more
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FOX News
Bavarian governor to step down in German power struggleof the Christian Social Union party and Bavaria's governor since 2008. The CSU
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
of the Christian Social Union party and Bavaria's governor since 2008. The CSU is the Bavaria-only sister to Merkel's Christian Democratic Union, and one of three parties in Germany's outgoing government. The 68-year-old Seehofer has been... Read more
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New York Daily News
Bavarian governor to step down in German power struggleof the Christian Social Union party and Bavaria's governor since 2008. The CSU
New York Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
of the Christian Social Union party and Bavaria's governor since 2008. The CSU is the Bavaria-only sister to Merkel's Christian Democratic Union, and one of three parties in Germany's outgoing government. The 68-year-old Seehofer has been... Read more
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13d
DW
German coalition talks: European allies urge Martin Schulz to form a government |been reluctant to begin negotiations to form another so-called grand coalition
DW / Posted 13 days ago
been reluctant to begin negotiations to form another so-called grand coalition of Germany's largest parties with Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union. The SPD initially ruled out any... Read more
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Canberra Times
As Germany struggles to form a government, asylum rules emerge as a key dividing lineand updates emailed straight to your inbox. After Merkel admitted more than 1
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
and updates emailed straight to your inbox. After Merkel admitted more than 1 million asylum seekers in 2015 and 2016, her Christian Democratic Union vowed to take a tougher line on refugee policy. To limit the number of future arrivals, Harbarth... Read more
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DW
Germany, a paralyzed nation |president wants to prevent new elections and has urged the SPD and the CSU, the
DW / Posted 13 days ago
president wants to prevent new elections and has urged the SPD and the CSU, the conservative alliance partner of Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) to start afresh with the unpopular grand coalition, despite all past disappointments. It... Read more
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WA Today
As Germany struggles to form a government, asylum rules emerge as a key dividing lineand updates emailed straight to your inbox. After Merkel admitted more than 1
WA Today / Posted 13 days ago
and updates emailed straight to your inbox. After Merkel admitted more than 1 million asylum seekers in 2015 and 2016, her Christian Democratic Union vowed to take a tougher line on refugee policy. To limit the number of future arrivals, Harbarth... Read more
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The Age
As Germany struggles to form a government, asylum rules emerge as a key dividing lineand updates emailed straight to your inbox. After Merkel admitted more than 1
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
and updates emailed straight to your inbox. After Merkel admitted more than 1 million asylum seekers in 2015 and 2016, her Christian Democratic Union vowed to take a tougher line on refugee policy. To limit the number of future arrivals, Harbarth... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
As Germany struggles to form a government, asylum rules emerge as a key dividing lineand updates emailed straight to your inbox. After Merkel admitted more than 1
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
and updates emailed straight to your inbox. After Merkel admitted more than 1 million asylum seekers in 2015 and 2016, her Christian Democratic Union vowed to take a tougher line on refugee policy. To limit the number of future arrivals, Harbarth... Read more
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DW
Allow German doctors to advertise abortions, urges Justice Minister Heiko Maas |have to first see a counselor before they can get an abortion Conservatives wa
DW / Posted 14 days ago
have to first see a counselor before they can get an abortion Conservatives wary of change Members of the conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), have rejected the call for... Read more
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DW
Economists propose massive infrastructure spending for Germany |spending is sure to be on the table for discussion. The report's timing is aus
DW / Posted 14 days ago
spending is sure to be on the table for discussion. The report's timing is auspicious because Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union party and the Social Democratic Party have begun talks this week on forming a new coalition... Read more
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Swissinfo
Germany's SPD - Coalition with Merkel not automatic, all options openbeen paved," Mohring told Reuters after taking part in a teleconference where M
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
been paved," Mohring told Reuters after taking part in a teleconference where Merkel had briefed the federal board of her Christian Democratic Union (CDU) on Thursday night's talks with Schulz and the president. Schulz, a former president of the... Read more
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FOX Business
German Social Democrats inch toward Merkel coalition talksdisastrous result in the Sept. 24 election Schultz had ruled out forming anothe
FOX Business / Posted 14 days ago
disastrous result in the Sept. 24 election Schultz had ruled out forming another so-called grand coalition with Merkel's Christian Democratic Union and Bavarian-only sister party, the Christian Social Union, like the one that has governed Germany... Read more
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FOX Business
German Social Democrats inch toward Merkel coalition talksdisastrous result in the Sept. 24 election Schultz had ruled out forming anothe
FOX Business / Posted 14 days ago
disastrous result in the Sept. 24 election Schultz had ruled out forming another so-called grand coalition with Merkel's Christian Democratic Union and Bavarian-only sister party, the Christian Social Union, like the one that has governed Germany... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
German Social Democrats inch toward Merkel coalition talksdisastrous result in the Sept. 24 election Schultz had ruled out forming anothe
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 14 days ago
disastrous result in the Sept. 24 election Schultz had ruled out forming another so-called grand coalition with Merkel's Christian Democratic Union and Bavarian-only sister party, the Christian Social Union, like the one that has governed Germany... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
German Social Democrats inch toward Merkel coalition talksdisastrous result in the Sept. 24 election Schultz had ruled out forming anothe
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 14 days ago
disastrous result in the Sept. 24 election Schultz had ruled out forming another so-called grand coalition with Merkel's Christian Democratic Union and Bavarian-only sister party, the Christian Social Union, like the one that has governed Germany... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
German Social Democrats inch toward Merkel coalition talksGerman Chancellor and Christian Democratic Union, CDU, Angela Merkel, center in
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 14 days ago
German Chancellor and Christian Democratic Union, CDU, Angela Merkel, center in green, leaves Bellevue palace after she attends talks with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier about a new German government in Berlin, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
German Social Democrats inch toward Merkel coalition talksdisastrous result in the Sept. 24 election Schultz had ruled out forming anothe
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
disastrous result in the Sept. 24 election Schultz had ruled out forming another so-called grand coalition with Merkel's Christian Democratic Union and Bavarian-only sister party, the Christian Social Union, like the one that has governed Germany... Read more
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Missoulian
German Social Democrats inch toward Merkel coalition talksGerman Chancellor and Christian Democratic Union, CDU, Angela Merkel, center in
Missoulian / Posted 15 days ago
German Chancellor and Christian Democratic Union, CDU, Angela Merkel, center in green, leaves Bellevue palace after she attends talks with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier about a new German government in Berlin, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
German Social Democrats inch toward Merkel coalition talksGerman Chancellor and Christian Democratic Union, CDU, Angela Merkel, center in
The Times and Democrat / Posted 15 days ago
German Chancellor and Christian Democratic Union, CDU, Angela Merkel, center in green, leaves Bellevue palace after she attends talks with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier about a new German government in Berlin, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.... Read more
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