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express
Angela Merkel launches talks to form ‘Jamaica’ coalitiontactics work as leader QUITS over election Germany ALREADY working on ‘compreh
express / Posted 10 hours ago
tactics work as leader QUITS over election Germany ALREADY working on ‘comprehensive’ Brexit deal with Britain FDP leader Christian Lindner has insisted that the CDU should not be permitted to hold the finance ministry after coalition talks. Mr... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
German parties meet for initial talks on forming coalitionfaction leader of the Christian Social Union party, CSU, in the Bavarian parlia
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
faction leader of the Christian Social Union party, CSU, in the Bavarian parliament, Free Democratic party, FDP, chairman Christian Lindner, FDP member Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Peter Altmaier chief of staff at the chancellery, Bavarian governor... Read more
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Missoulian
German parties meet for initial talks on forming coalitionfaction leader of the Christian Social Union party, CSU, in the Bavarian parlia
Missoulian / Posted 17 hours ago
faction leader of the Christian Social Union party, CSU, in the Bavarian parliament, Free Democratic party, FDP, chairman Christian Lindner, FDP member Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Peter Altmaier chief of staff at the chancellery, Bavarian governor... Read more
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The World
German parties meet for initial talks on forming coalitionfaction leader of the Christian Social Union party, CSU, in the Bavarian parlia
The World / Posted 17 hours ago
faction leader of the Christian Social Union party, CSU, in the Bavarian parliament, Free Democratic party, FDP, chairman Christian Lindner, FDP member Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Peter Altmaier chief of staff at the chancellery, Bavarian governor... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
German parties meet for initial talks on forming coalitionfaction leader of the Christian Social Union party, CSU, in the Bavarian parlia
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 17 hours ago
faction leader of the Christian Social Union party, CSU, in the Bavarian parliament, Free Democratic party, FDP, chairman Christian Lindner, FDP member Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Peter Altmaier chief of staff at the chancellery, Bavarian governor... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Weakened Merkel scrambles to form governmentlengthy stretches, until they humiliatingly crashed out of the Bundestag at the
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 hours ago
lengthy stretches, until they humiliatingly crashed out of the Bundestag at the last election in 2013. Its youthful leader Christian Lindner, who led the party back into the Bundestag, has presented his own tough demands as he eyes the powerful... Read more
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DW
Angela Merkel's coalition talks for next German government: what you need to know |way. The FDP seem to be particularly keen on taking over the powerful Finance
DW / Posted yesterday
way. The FDP seem to be particularly keen on taking over the powerful Finance Ministry. The party’s charismatic chairman Christian Lindner, who styles himself as an economics expert, has been tight lipped on whether he'd seek that role for... Read more
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DW
Finance chief Wolfgang Schäuble set to wield authority as parliamentary president |Bank, and, more crucially for the coalition talks, a member of the FDP and an e
DW / Posted yesterday
Bank, and, more crucially for the coalition talks, a member of the FDP and an early supporter of its young leader Christian Lindner. At the summit, Hoyer was effusive about the man he might replace (though suitably modest about his own... Read more
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DW
German finance chief Schäuble set to wield authority as parliamentary president |Bank, and, more crucially for the coalition talks, a member of the FDP and an e
DW / Posted yesterday
Bank, and, more crucially for the coalition talks, a member of the FDP and an early supporter of its young leader Christian Lindner. At the summit, Hoyer was effusive about the man he might replace (though suitably modest about his own... Read more
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Reuters
Mission impossible? Merkel's coalition conundrum just got harderon Friday. “Now we must gauge whether a platform for common policy can be foun
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on Friday. “Now we must gauge whether a platform for common policy can be found. For me, that is undecided,” FDP leader Christian Lindner told Deutschlandfunk radio on Tuesday. Adding to the complications, the CDU, FDP, and Greens want to put... Read more
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Swissinfo
Mission impossible? Merkel's coalition conundrum just got harderon Friday. "Now we must gauge whether a platform for common policy can be foun
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
on Friday. "Now we must gauge whether a platform for common policy can be found. For me, that is undecided," FDP leader Christian Lindner told Deutschlandfunk radio on Tuesday. Adding to the complications, the CDU, FDP, and Greens want to put... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministrythe debt crisis that started in Greece. He is leaving to become parliamentary s
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
the debt crisis that started in Greece. He is leaving to become parliamentary speaker. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, told Tuesday's edition of the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that "anything would be better than... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministrythe debt crisis that started in Greece. He is leaving to become parliamentary s
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
the debt crisis that started in Greece. He is leaving to become parliamentary speaker. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, told Tuesday's edition of the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that "anything would be better than... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministrythe debt crisis that started in Greece. He is leaving to become parliamentary s
The Register Citizen / Posted yesterday
the debt crisis that started in Greece. He is leaving to become parliamentary speaker. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, told Tuesday's edition of the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that "anything would be better than... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministrybeen a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliam
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
been a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliament speaker. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, told Tuesday's edition of the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that "anything would be better than... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Merkel's party urged to hand over Germany's purse stringsbeen a powerful figure for the past eight years. He is leaving to become parli
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
been a powerful figure for the past eight years. He is leaving to become parliament speaker. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, told Tuesday's edition of the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that "anything would be better than... Read more
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Daily Herald
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministrybeen a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliam
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
been a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliament speaker. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, told Tuesday's edition of the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that "anything would be better than... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministrybeen a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliam
The Middletown Press / Posted yesterday
been a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliament speaker. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, told Tuesday's edition of the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that "anything would be better than... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministrybeen a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliam
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
been a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliament speaker. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, told Tuesday's edition of the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that "anything would be better than... Read more
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Swissinfo
Merkel's CDU must relinquish finance ministry, FDP leader saysof the Bundestag lower house of parliament. He has been temporarily replaced b
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
of the Bundestag lower house of parliament. He has been temporarily replaced by Merkel ally Peter Altmaier. But FDP leader Christian Lindner said the CDU should relinquish the post in a new government, rebuffing Volker Kauder, a senior Merkel ally,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Angela Merkel's party urged to hand over Germany's purse stringsbeen a powerful figure for the past eight years. He is leaving to become parli
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
been a powerful figure for the past eight years. He is leaving to become parliament speaker. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, told Tuesday's edition of the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that "anything would be better than... Read more
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FOX Business
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministrybeen a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliam
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
been a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliament speaker. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, told Tuesday's edition of the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that "anything would be better than... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministrybeen a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliam
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
been a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliament speaker. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, told Tuesday's edition of the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that "anything would be better than... Read more
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FOX Business
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministrybeen a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliam
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
been a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliament speaker. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, told Tuesday's edition of the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that "anything would be better than... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministrybeen a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliam
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
been a powerful figure for the past eight years. He's leaving to become parliament speaker. The Free Democrats' leader, Christian Lindner, told Tuesday's edition of the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung that "anything would be better than... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sebastian Kurz victory sends shockwaves through Europeeven by the standards of Europe's recent youth movement, which saw Macron enter
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
even by the standards of Europe's recent youth movement, which saw Macron enter the Elysee Palace at the age of 39 and Christian Lindner, 38, lead Germany's liberal Free Democrats (FDP) back into the Bundestag. Kurz and Lindner showed that... Read more
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Reuters
What Austria's election says about Europe's political landscapeeven by the standards of Europe’s recent youth movement, which saw Macron enter
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
even by the standards of Europe’s recent youth movement, which saw Macron enter the Elysee Palace at the age of 39 and Christian Lindner, 38, lead Germany’s liberal Free Democrats (FDP) back into the Bundestag. Kurz and Lindner showed that... Read more
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Reuters
German coalition watch: Agreeing on lowest common denominator not enough - Greensthe coalition comes off, it must not be a coalition that only agrees on the low
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
the coalition comes off, it must not be a coalition that only agrees on the lowest common denominator. That won’t work.” CHRISTIAN LINDNER (FDP) “We don’t have to govern. There is also the possibility of another grand coalition (between Merkel’s... Read more
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Reuters
German coalition watch - Let's not be perfectionists in coalition talks, says Merkel allyCEM OZDEMIR (GREENS) “We all need to just get started now.” “Compromises alwa
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
CEM OZDEMIR (GREENS) “We all need to just get started now.” “Compromises always mean everyone needs to give a bit.” CHRISTIAN LINDNER (FDP) “We don’t have to govern. There is also the possibility of another grand coalition (between Merkel’s... Read more
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Reuters
Germany's FDP does not expect coalition to form before Christmasdemand the post of finance minister as a price for joining a “Jamaica” coalitio
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
demand the post of finance minister as a price for joining a “Jamaica” coalition and Kubicki said it was up to FDP leader Christian Lindner to decide whether Lindner would fill that post or be FDP parliamentary floor leader. But Volker Kauder,... Read more
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EuroNews
G7 group should invite Putin to next summit - German FDP leaderovercome differences on a range of issues. “We cannot make all things dependent
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
overcome differences on a range of issues. “We cannot make all things dependent on the situation in Crimea,” FDP leader Christian Lindner said in an interview with Austrian newspaper Die Presse. Russia’s violation of international law could not... Read more
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Reuters
German Greens want anti-austerity Eurogroup headthe Sept. 24 election that weakened Merkel’s conservatives. He will become pres
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
the Sept. 24 election that weakened Merkel’s conservatives. He will become president of the German parliament. FDP leader Christian Lindner last week called for a tougher stance on fiscal and euro zone policy, without yet making a bid for control... Read more
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DW
Wolfgang Schäuble leaves, and even Greece is wistful |why he always sets such great store in implementing agreements." Within the ne
DW / Posted 8 days ago
why he always sets such great store in implementing agreements." Within the next few weeks, a liberal economist like Christian Lindner or Hermann Otto Solms might take over the German Finance Ministry — and might formulate that demand much... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Refugee issue complicates Merkel's bid to form governmentare shaping up as another divisive issue. Merkel and the Greens have cautiousl
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
are shaping up as another divisive issue. Merkel and the Greens have cautiously welcomed Macron's plans, but FDP chief Christian Lindner, who is eyeing the powerful finance minister's post, has assumed a far more sceptical tone. He rejects any... Read more
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Gulf News
Refugee issue complicates Merkel’s bid to form governmentturn, are shaping up as another divisive issue.Merkel and the Greens have cauti
Gulf News / Posted 10 days ago
turn, are shaping up as another divisive issue.Merkel and the Greens have cautiously welcomed Macron’s plans, but FDP chief Christian Lindner, who is eyeing the powerful finance minister’s post, has assumed a far more sceptical tone.He rejects any... Read more
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DW
Angela Merkel announces coalition talks with FDP and Greens |flag. Merkel made her announcement at an event in the eastern city of Dresden
DW / Posted 11 days ago
flag. Merkel made her announcement at an event in the eastern city of Dresden hosted by the CDU's youth wing. FDP leader Christian Lindner will welcome the news The road to 'Jamaica' The CDU, along with its Bavarian sister party, the CSU, won... Read more
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Reuters
FDP leader wants tougher euro zone policy, no new German debtfinance post as a price for joining. “For us, a change in fiscal policy is mor
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
finance post as a price for joining. “For us, a change in fiscal policy is more important than a new minister,” FDP leader Christian Lindner told Handelsblatt newspaper in an interview published on Friday when asked if his party wanted to take over... Read more
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Reuters
From Trumpflation to Deutsche-boom? Schaeuble exit raises market hopessister party; green for the Greens; and yellow for the FDP. There is no clear
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
sister party; green for the Greens; and yellow for the FDP. There is no clear frontrunner to succeed Schaeuble. FDP leader Christian Lindner was seen as a potential replacement, but has signaled he would rather lead the party in parliament,... Read more
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EuroNews
View: German election outcome is opportunity for new beginning in Europeguard. And it supports the establishment of a European FBI to coordinate the fi
EuroNews / Posted 15 days ago
guard. And it supports the establishment of a European FBI to coordinate the fight against terrorism. The FDP’s leader, Christian Lindner, is right to say that the rules of the EU Stability and Growth Pact must be respected, and that spending... Read more
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Reuters
Chastened Merkel faces pressure to embrace Macron on EuropeMerkel’s conservatives and the pro-European Greens. In an interview with the B
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
Merkel’s conservatives and the pro-European Greens. In an interview with the Bild am Sonntag (BAMS) newspaper, FDP leader Christian Lindner called Macron a “godsend” and echoed his language about the need to focus on a common vision, rather than... Read more
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express
‘He’s a godsend’ Germany’s FDP hails Macron’s plans to reform EUthe French President as a “godsend”. Adapting a far more conciliatory tone tha
express / Posted 17 days ago
the French President as a “godsend”. Adapting a far more conciliatory tone than during the German election campaign, Christian Lindner echoed the language Mr Macron used when he set out his vision for Europe last week. In the French... Read more
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Swissinfo
Pro-business parties try to hem German Greens in with red linesnewspaper that his and Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) would not do a coalit
Swissinfo / Posted 17 days ago
newspaper that his and Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) would not do a coalition deal at any price. Earlier, Christian Lindner, leader of the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP), the likely third coalition partner, had also said the... Read more
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Reuters
Pro-business parties try to hem German Greens in with red linesnewspaper that his and Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) would not do a coalit
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
newspaper that his and Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) would not do a coalition deal at any price. Earlier, Christian Lindner, leader of the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP), the likely third coalition partner, had also said the... Read more
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Reuters
In change of tone, leader of German FDP calls Macron a 'godsend'to energy and the digital economy. Striking a far more conciliatory tone than
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
to energy and the digital economy. Striking a far more conciliatory tone than he did during the German election campaign, Christian Lindner echoed the language that Macron used during a speech at the Sorbonne University last week in which he... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In change of tone, leader of German FDP calls Macron a 'godsend'to energy and the digital economy. Striking a far more conciliatory tone than
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
to energy and the digital economy. Striking a far more conciliatory tone than he did during the German election campaign, Christian Lindner echoed the language that Macron used during a speech at the Sorbonne University last week in which he... Read more
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Swissinfo
In change of tone, leader of German FDP calls Macron a 'godsend'to energy and the digital economy. Striking a far more conciliatory tone than
Swissinfo / Posted 17 days ago
to energy and the digital economy. Striking a far more conciliatory tone than he did during the German election campaign, Christian Lindner echoed the language that Macron used during a speech at the Sorbonne University last week in which he... Read more
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DW
Germany's Greens party willing to explore Jamaica talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU and the FDP |resources, as the CDU and FDP have done in the past. "For that reason, it is by
DW / Posted 18 days ago
resources, as the CDU and FDP have done in the past. "For that reason, it is by no means finalized for me that FDP chief Christian Lindner will be the finance minister," she said, referring to the neoliberal party boss and his desired post in... Read more
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DW
Merkel's 'crisis manager' Wolfgang Schäuble likely to chair Bundestag |conservatives and the opposition-inclined Social Democrats heaped plaudits on S
DW / Posted 20 days ago
conservatives and the opposition-inclined Social Democrats heaped plaudits on Schäuble. Joining in this praise was Christian Lindner, the head of the liberal Free Democrats (FDP), who, together with the Greens, are tipped as Chancellor... Read more
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DW
'Crisis manager' Wolfgang Schäuble likely to chair Bundestag |conservatives and the opposition-inclined Social Democrats heaped plaudits on S
DW / Posted 20 days ago
conservatives and the opposition-inclined Social Democrats heaped plaudits on Schäuble. Joining in this praise was Christian Lindner, the head of the liberal Free Democrats (FDP), who, together with the Greens, are tipped as Merkel's... Read more
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DW
Can a Jamaica government tackle climate change? |Union (CDU), the FDP will be pulling Merkel and her party in the other directio
DW / Posted 20 days ago
Union (CDU), the FDP will be pulling Merkel and her party in the other direction. Ahead of the election, FDP leader Christian Lindner stressed his commitment to the Paris Agreement on climate change - a commitment he shares with all the... Read more
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