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DW
German right wing AfD has a new hero: FDP head Christian Lindner |How the mighty have fallen: One month ago, Free Democratic Party (FDP) leader C
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How the mighty have fallen: One month ago, Free Democratic Party (FDP) leader Christian Lindner was a kingmaker — a key player in coalition talks to form a new government in Germany. Yet on Tuesday, magazine Der Spiegel named him their "loser of the... Read more
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DW
Germany's FDP leader lauded by far-right AfD after killing coalition talks |How the mighty have fallen: One month ago, Free Democratic Party (FDP) leader C
DW / Posted 20 hours ago
How the mighty have fallen: One month ago, Free Democratic Party (FDP) leader Christian Lindner was a kingmaker — a key player in coalition talks to form a new government in Germany. Yet on Tuesday, magazine Der Spiegel named him their "loser of the... Read more
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DW
Germany's Angela Merkel and SPD assess chances for grand coalition |and tweets something out that hurts the other parties." That is essentially wh
DW / Posted 21 hours ago
and tweets something out that hurts the other parties." That is essentially what happened in November, when FDP leader Christian Lindner decided he wasn't being given enough concessions and pulled his party out of the talks in a huff. There was... Read more
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DW
Germany's Angela Merkel and SPD start grand coalition talks |and tweets something out that hurts the other parties." That is essentially wh
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and tweets something out that hurts the other parties." That is essentially what happened in November, when FDP leader Christian Lindner decided he wasn't being given enough concessions and pulled his party out of the talks in a huff. There was... Read more
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Irish Examiner
The EU’s citizens are just as divided as its member statesflag). But, in the end, the experiment failed. The FDP abandoned the talks out
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
flag). But, in the end, the experiment failed. The FDP abandoned the talks out of frustration that, as its leader Christian Lindner put it, “The four discussion partners have no common vision for modernisation of the country or common... Read more
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EuroNews
Europe's threat from withincountry’s flag). But, in the end, the experiment failed. The FDP abandoned the
EuroNews / Posted 9 days ago
country’s flag). But, in the end, the experiment failed. The FDP abandoned the talks out of frustration that, as its leader Christian Lindner put it, “The four discussion partners have no common vision for modernization of the country or common... Read more
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Swissinfo
Germany's Social Democrats refuse to jump into bed with Merkel quicklyif the SPD would agree. He added: "Only if this attempt fails do we need to thi
Swissinfo / Posted 13 days ago
if the SPD would agree. He added: "Only if this attempt fails do we need to think about other steps - not now." FDP leader Christian Lindner, who walked out of attempts to form the 'Jamaica' alliance, told newspaper Rheinische Post a grand... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Merkel ally sees repeat coalition with SPD as 'best option'demands, but to stay realistic," he told the Bild daily. "There shouldn't be a
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
demands, but to stay realistic," he told the Bild daily. "There shouldn't be a grand coalition at any price." FDP leader Christian Lindner, who triggered Germany's crisis when he unilaterally pulled out the Jamaica talks last Sunday, also said he... Read more
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DW
Germany’s Greens look to future in opposition |chosen quickly: No one was as vilified by the delegates at Saturday's Green Par
DW / Posted 18 days ago
chosen quickly: No one was as vilified by the delegates at Saturday's Green Party congress as Free Democrat (FDP) leader Christian Lindner. He was blamed for the collapse of exploratory talks which had aimed to map out a so-called Jamaica... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Angela Merkel rules out fresh elections as she seeks new coalition with Social Democratsparty colours match those of the Jamaican flag - broke down after a series of g
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
party colours match those of the Jamaican flag - broke down after a series of gruelling late-night discussions on Monday. Christian Lindner, leader of the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP), dramatically stormed out of the talks with Mrs Merkel’s... Read more
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DW
Chancellor Angela Merkel moves left as German politics realign |decided to dissolve a compromise reached by conservatives and the FDP as a conc
DW / Posted 19 days ago
decided to dissolve a compromise reached by conservatives and the FDP as a concession to the Greens," FDP chairman Christian Lindner complained to the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper. "That was symptomatic for the talks." Both... Read more
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DW
Angela Merkel moves left as German politics realign |decided to dissolve a compromise reached by conservatives and the FDP as a conc
DW / Posted 19 days ago
decided to dissolve a compromise reached by conservatives and the FDP as a concession to the Greens," FDP chairman Christian Lindner complained to the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper. "That was symptomatic for the talks." Both... Read more
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DW
German coalition talks: Merkel and Schulz set to meet |24 vote, Merkel's CDU was forced to approach the two smaller parties in order t
DW / Posted 19 days ago
24 vote, Merkel's CDU was forced to approach the two smaller parties in order to form a majority government. FDP leader, Christian Lindner, abruptly removed his party from the coalition talks on Sunday because he said it was "better not to govern... Read more
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Breitbart
The Politicians Who Could Replace Angela Merkel As German Chancellorshe would be able to form a governing coalition and continue on as Chancellor.
Breitbart / Posted 20 days ago
she would be able to form a governing coalition and continue on as Chancellor. After Free Democratic Party (FDP) leader Christian Lindner declared an end to negotiations on Sunday, citing disagreements with the Green Party on immigration issues,... Read more
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DW
Angela Merkel fails, yet still comes out on top |the different camps to agree to one policy, and she succeeded — even though the
DW / Posted 20 days ago
the different camps to agree to one policy, and she succeeded — even though the coalition talks eventually crumbled. Christian Lindner, head of the Free Democratic Party, shocked Merkel when he broke off talks on Sunday When the FDP walked... Read more
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EuroNews
Macron alone is not enough to fill EU power vacuumliberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) and the Europhile and more interventionist
EuroNews / Posted 20 days ago
liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) and the Europhile and more interventionist Greens. Then, on Sunday night, FDP leader Christian Lindner stormed out of the coalition talks. The way forward now is unclear. It seems unlikely that the FDP – which... Read more
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Swissinfo
German Social Democrats face pressure over coalition talkscoming years, then we are the last ones who would refuse to talk," FDP Secretar
Swissinfo / Posted 21 days ago
coming years, then we are the last ones who would refuse to talk," FDP Secretary General Nicola Beer said. But FDP chief Christian Lindner told Spiegel magazine: "For the foreseeable future, it is impossible to imagine cooperation with the Greens... Read more
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Canberra Times
'Mutti' knows best: why you should not rule out Angela Merkel of Germanyand the Greens are opposed on refugees, energy and economic policies. And these
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
and the Greens are opposed on refugees, energy and economic policies. And these turned out to be deal-killers. FDP leader Christian Lindner walked out of coalition talks on Sunday night, saying they wouldn't "abandon our principles" and embrace an... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Merkel said to aim to renew unionwon't make any effort to revive negotiations with Merkel, an official briefed o
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
won't make any effort to revive negotiations with Merkel, an official briefed on the talks said after Free Democratic head Christian Lindner met the president. Lindner has said it's up to the Social Democrats to talk to Merkel about getting back... Read more
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WA Today
'Mutti' knows best: why you should not rule out Angela Merkeland the Greens are opposed on refugees, energy and economic policies. And these
WA Today / Posted 22 days ago
and the Greens are opposed on refugees, energy and economic policies. And these turned out to be deal-killers. FDP leader Christian Lindner walked out of coalition talks on Sunday night, saying they wouldn't "abandon our principles" and embrace an... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Mutti' knows best: why you should not rule out Angela Merkel of Germanyand the Greens are opposed on refugees, energy and economic policies. And these
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 days ago
and the Greens are opposed on refugees, energy and economic policies. And these turned out to be deal-killers. FDP leader Christian Lindner walked out of coalition talks on Sunday night, saying they wouldn't "abandon our principles" and embrace an... Read more
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The Age
'Mutti' knows best: why you should not rule out Angela Merkel of Germanyand the Greens are opposed on refugees, energy and economic policies. And these
The Age / Posted 22 days ago
and the Greens are opposed on refugees, energy and economic policies. And these turned out to be deal-killers. FDP leader Christian Lindner walked out of coalition talks on Sunday night, saying they wouldn't "abandon our principles" and embrace an... Read more
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ABC News
Germany's political crisis stokes fear the far right could riseto reach agreements during discussions. "It is better not to govern than to go
ABC News / Posted 22 days ago
to reach agreements during discussions. "It is better not to govern than to govern falsely," the head of the FDP, Christian Lindner, told reporters after leaving the negotiating table shortly before midnight on Sunday. In a statement... Read more
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The Washington Times
Angela Merkel’s future in Germany in doubtwas clear the four [parties] didn’t have a common vision for the modernization
The Washington Times / Posted 22 days ago
was clear the four [parties] didn’t have a common vision for the modernization of our country,” Free Democrats leader Christian Lindner said. “We won’t abandon our voters in order to support policies that we’re not convinced by. It’s better... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Germany struggles to emerge from crisis after govt talks collapsedubbed "Jamaica", after the parties' black, yellow and green colours, collapsed
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
dubbed "Jamaica", after the parties' black, yellow and green colours, collapsed when the FDP pulled out. The FDP's leader Christian Lindner, 38, insisted the party had acted on principle, but most political commentators saw it as a gambit to... Read more
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The Wessex Scene Online
Merkel Fails to Form Governmentabove) has been left out of luck, with the FDP unable to reach a satisfactory a
The Wessex Scene Online / Posted 23 days ago
above) has been left out of luck, with the FDP unable to reach a satisfactory agreement with the CDU. The party’s leader, Christian Lindner, said that the FDP were pulling out of talks, as they did not wish to compromise on their principles. The... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Merkel fourth term in doubt as German coalition talks failis well managed in the difficult weeks to come.” The euro hit a two-month low
Central Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
is well managed in the difficult weeks to come.” The euro hit a two-month low against the yen soon after FDP leader Christian Lindner announced said before 2300 GMT on Sunday that his party was withdrawing from the talks as it could not find... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
German Chancellor Angela Merkel hints she's ready for new elections after coalition talks collapsein Germany dissolved after the free-market liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
in Germany dissolved after the free-market liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) pulled out Sunday. The FDP's leader, Christian Lindner, said there was no "basis of trust" with Merkel's conservative Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social... Read more
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Connecticut Post
German Chancellor Angela Merkel hints she's ready for new elections after coalition talks collapsein Germany dissolved after the free-market liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP)
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 days ago
in Germany dissolved after the free-market liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) pulled out Sunday. The FDP's leader, Christian Lindner, said there was no "basis of trust" with Merkel's conservative Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social... Read more
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CBC.ca
Merkel bloodied but still standing after breakdown in coalition talksparties involved are those of the Jamaican flag — had collapsed overnight. The
CBC.ca / Posted 23 days ago
parties involved are those of the Jamaican flag — had collapsed overnight. The leader of the Free Democratic Party, Christian Lindner, angrily walked out, saying there was "no basis of trust." "It's better not to rule than to rule badly.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Merkel suggests frsh German elections as coalition talks stallMerkel tries to cement a fourth term. In a thinly-veiled barb after coalition
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Merkel tries to cement a fourth term. In a thinly-veiled barb after coalition talks ended, the FDP's 38-year-old leader Christian Lindner announced the termination by saying: 'It's better not to govern than to govern badly.' Miss Merkel could... Read more
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DW
Artists react to collapse of German coalition talks | Digital Culture |that the talks for forming a new coalition government have fallen through after
DW / Posted 23 days ago
that the talks for forming a new coalition government have fallen through after the FDP party representatives, headed by Christian Lindner, walked out of the talks. But the country's cultural critics appear to have been awake all night preparing... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Germany faces uncertainty after coalition talks break downsaid. "We think it's time for her to go." Meanwhile, the blame game was in ful
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 23 days ago
said. "We think it's time for her to go." Meanwhile, the blame game was in full swing. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, defended ending the talks, telling reporters "we would have had to abandon our fundamental positions" to... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Germany faces uncertainty after coalition talks break downsaid. "We think it's time for her to go." Meanwhile, the blame game was in ful
Hawaii News Now / Posted 23 days ago
said. "We think it's time for her to go." Meanwhile, the blame game was in full swing. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, defended ending the talks, telling reporters "we would have had to abandon our fundamental positions" to... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Germany faces uncertainty after coalition talks break downsaid. "We think it's time for her to go." Meanwhile, the blame game was in ful
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 23 days ago
said. "We think it's time for her to go." Meanwhile, the blame game was in full swing. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, defended ending the talks, telling reporters "we would have had to abandon our fundamental positions" to... Read more
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Herald Sun
End of the line for Angela Merkel?out of attempts to from a coalition government with Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU blo
Herald Sun / Posted 23 days ago
out of attempts to from a coalition government with Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU bloc and the left-leaning Greens. FDP leader Christian Lindner said there was “no basis of trust” between the parties, and compromises required on migration, finance and... Read more
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FOX News
White House softens stance on Moore, cites tax votegroup of parties after September’s elections left her without a majority. But a
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
group of parties after September’s elections left her without a majority. But after four weeks of negotiations, FDP leader Christian Lindner walked out of the discussions, saying there was no ‘basis of trust’ to forge a government with Mrs.... Read more
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FOX News
White House softens stance on Moore, cites tax votegroup of parties after September’s elections left her without a majority. But a
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
group of parties after September’s elections left her without a majority. But after four weeks of negotiations, FDP leader Christian Lindner walked out of the discussions, saying there was no ‘basis of trust’ to forge a government with Mrs.... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Germany faces uncertainty after coalition talks break downsaid. "We think it's time for her to go." Meanwhile, the blame game was in ful
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 23 days ago
said. "We think it's time for her to go." Meanwhile, the blame game was in full swing. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, defended ending the talks, telling reporters "we would have had to abandon our fundamental positions" to... Read more
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New York Daily News
Germany faces uncertainty after coalition talks break downsaid. "We think it's time for her to go." Meanwhile, the blame game was in ful
New York Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
said. "We think it's time for her to go." Meanwhile, the blame game was in full swing. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, defended ending the talks, telling reporters "we would have had to abandon our fundamental positions" to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Germany's unprecedented political crisis end Angela Merkel's careerbe in jeopardy and this is undoubtedly the toughest political challenge Ms Merk
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 23 days ago
be in jeopardy and this is undoubtedly the toughest political challenge Ms Merkel has ever faced. Most commentators blame Christian Lindner. The fresh-faced, selfie-taking, pro-trade leader of the Free Democrats scuttled negotiations by emerging... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Fresh elections 'the better way': Merkelforces in the biggest and economically strongest country in Europe of all place
Sky News Australia / Posted 23 days ago
forces in the biggest and economically strongest country in Europe of all places did not fulfil their responsibility.' Christian Lindner, the leader of the pro-business Free Democrats Party (FDP), walked out of talks after four weeks of... Read more
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Adelaide Now
End of the line for Angela Merkel?out of attempts to from a coalition government with Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU blo
Adelaide Now / Posted 23 days ago
out of attempts to from a coalition government with Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU bloc and the left-leaning Greens. FDP leader Christian Lindner said there was “no basis of trust” between the parties, and compromises required on migration, finance and... Read more
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Aljazeera
Merkel in favour of snap poll over minority governmentfalling. Speaking after the breakdown of the talks, which has cast doubt on Me
Aljazeera / Posted 23 days ago
falling. Speaking after the breakdown of the talks, which has cast doubt on Merkel's fourth term in office, FDP leader Christian Lindner suggested his party could not offer any more compromises on issues such as clean energy and migration. "We... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
European stocks shrug off Germany's political woeselection back in September," said Markus Huber, a trader at City of London Mark
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
election back in September," said Markus Huber, a trader at City of London Markets. The leader of the pro-business FDP, Christian Lindner, walked out of talks, saying there was no "basis of trust" to forge a government with Merkel's conservative... Read more
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DW
Coalition talks: Germany's Angela Merkel prefers fresh elections over minority government |"Jamaica" coalition - a reference to the parties' respective colors - with cons
DW / Posted 23 days ago
"Jamaica" coalition - a reference to the parties' respective colors - with conservatives and the Greens. Party chairman Christian Lindner said, "It's better not to govern, than to govern wrongly." The other parties involved in negotiations... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Newcomer Lindner under fire for torpedoing Merkel's coalition hopesto tweet selfies, and shortly after midnight plunged Chancellor Angela Merkel's
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
to tweet selfies, and shortly after midnight plunged Chancellor Angela Merkel's caretaker government into turmoil. Meet Christian Lindner, 38, who led the electoral comeback of his pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) but was on Monday (Nov 20)... Read more
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DW
Germany's Angela Merkel prefers fresh elections over minority government |"Jamaica" coalition - a reference to the parties' respective colors - with cons
DW / Posted 23 days ago
"Jamaica" coalition - a reference to the parties' respective colors - with conservatives and the Greens. Party chairman Christian Lindner said, "It's better not to govern, than to govern wrongly." The other parties involved in negotiations... Read more
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New York Daily News
Germany's Merkel 'very skeptical' on minority governmentsaid. "We think it's time for her to go." Meanwhile, the blame game was in ful
New York Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
said. "We think it's time for her to go." Meanwhile, the blame game was in full swing. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, defended ending the talks, telling reporters "we would have had to abandon our fundamental positions" to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Collapse of German coalition talks deals Merkel blow, raises prospect of new electionscoming hours after reports circulated that the parties were nearing agreement.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
coming hours after reports circulated that the parties were nearing agreement. Just before midnight, Free Democrat Christian Lindner announced his party was pulling out of the talks, saying that issues that had been earlier resolved were... Read more
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