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Berliners campaign to limit billboard ads | News and in-depth reporting from Berlin and beyond |over the page of a newspaper." He also didn't agree with critics, especially f
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over the page of a newspaper." He also didn't agree with critics, especially from the pro-business Free Democratic Party (FDP), that the law would return the city to its dull communist days. "A colorful city should also be a little commercially... Read more
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DW
Poland's new foreign minister aims to improve ties with Germany | News and current affairs from around the continent |watching the difficult process of forming a government in Germany. The PiS woul
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watching the difficult process of forming a government in Germany. The PiS would have preferred the liberal Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens in a coalition government with Angela Merkel's conservatives, in particular because these parties were... Read more
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Swissinfo
Merkel's conservatives won't bar far-right party from committee chairasked not to make a decision about the chair of committees until next week. Th
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asked not to make a decision about the chair of committees until next week. The conservatives and liberal Free Democrats (FDP) said there were likely to be 23 committees and they were due to be initiated on Wednesday. The chairs of the committees... Read more
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DW
German coalition talks: a tale of success and reluctance |their responsibilities," warned the German president after the collapse of coal
DW / Posted 5 days ago
their responsibilities," warned the German president after the collapse of coalition talks with the Free Democratic Party (FDP) and Green party. The same held true this week. And for Merkel, Schulz and CSU leader Horst Seehofer, it meant they had... Read more
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WA Today
Merkel reveals the wurst-fuelled coalition deal that may save her joboption for majority government, after a failed attempt by Merkel to bring the G
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
option for majority government, after a failed attempt by Merkel to bring the Greens on board with the pro-business FDP. The party leaders agreed to a 28-page deal on Friday morning. It must now be voted on by the SPD party conference later... Read more
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The Age
Merkel reveals the wurst-fuelled coalition deal that may save her joboption for majority government, after a failed attempt by Merkel to bring the G
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
option for majority government, after a failed attempt by Merkel to bring the Greens on board with the pro-business FDP. The party leaders agreed to a 28-page deal on Friday morning. It must now be voted on by the SPD party conference later... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Merkel reveals the wurst-fuelled coalition deal that may save her joboption for majority government, after a failed attempt by Merkel to bring the G
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
option for majority government, after a failed attempt by Merkel to bring the Greens on board with the pro-business FDP. The party leaders agreed to a 28-page deal on Friday morning. It must now be voted on by the SPD party conference later... Read more
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dna
Angela Merkel strikes deal with Social Democrats, opens way to new German governmenttheir grand coalition after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way co
dna / Posted 5 days ago
their grand coalition after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way coalition with the Greens and Free Democrats (FDP). "DIFFICULT TASKS TO COME" Germany is unfamiliar with the long negotiations that mark coalition building in many... Read more
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Swissinfo
Merkel deal with social democrats opens way to new German governmenttheir grand coalition after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way co
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
their grand coalition after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way coalition with the Greens and Free Democrats (FDP). "DIFFICULT TASKS TO COME" Germany is unfamiliar with the long negotiations that mark coalition building in many... Read more
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The Hindu
Merkel strikes deal with social democrats, opening way to new German governmenttheir grand coalition after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way co
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
their grand coalition after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way coalition with the Greens and Free Democrats (FDP). “Difficult tasks to come” Germany is unfamiliar with the long negotiations that mark coalition building in many... Read more
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Swissinfo
Merkel strikes deal with social democrats, opening way to new German governmenttheir grand coalition after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way co
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
their grand coalition after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way coalition with the Greens and Free Democrats (FDP). "DIFFICULT TASKS TO COME" Germany is unfamiliar with the long negotiations that mark coalition building in many... Read more
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DW
Merkel's conservatives, Social Democrats agree on blueprint for formal coalition talks |limbo at federal government level since November's collapse of exploratory talk
DW / Posted 5 days ago
limbo at federal government level since November's collapse of exploratory talks, declared by the liberal Free Democrats (FDP), which had been negotiating with Merkel and the Greens. A caretaker federal government led by Merkel is still in... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Breakthrough' in talks to form a German coalition government'grand coalition' after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way coalit
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
'grand coalition' after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way coalition with the Greens and Free Democrats (FDP). The chancellor, who has led Germany for more than 12 years, needs the talks to succeed to avoid further erosion of her... Read more
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DW
A 'breakthrough' has been reached at Germany's exploratory coalition talks |limbo at federal government level since November's collapse of exploratory talk
DW / Posted 5 days ago
limbo at federal government level since November's collapse of exploratory talks, declared by the liberal Free Democrats (FDP), which had been negotiating with Merkel and the Greens. Schulz' SPD hesitant The recommendation by Schulz to form a... Read more
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FOX Business
Equity futures rise on German coalition blueprint agreement"grand coalition" after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way coalit
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
"grand coalition" after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way coalition with the Greens and Free Democrats (FDP). The chancellor, who commands wide respect abroad after more than 12 years in power, needs the talks to succeed to... Read more
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FOX Business
Equity futures rise on German coalition blueprint agreement"grand coalition" after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way coalit
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
"grand coalition" after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way coalition with the Greens and Free Democrats (FDP). The chancellor, who commands wide respect abroad after more than 12 years in power, needs the talks to succeed to... Read more
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News.com.au
Agreement on German coalition blueprintsources said. Weakened by an election setback in September, Merkel turned to t
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
sources said. Weakened by an election setback in September, Merkel turned to the left-leaning SPD to renew their so-called "grand coalition" after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way coalition with the Greens and Free Democrats... Read more
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DW
A 'breakthrough' is rumored at Germany's exploratory coalition talks |limbo at federal government level since November's breakdown of exploratory tal
DW / Posted 5 days ago
limbo at federal government level since November's breakdown of exploratory talks, declared by the liberal Free Democrats (FDP), which had been negotiating with Merkel and the Greens. Schulz' SPD hesitant Any recommendation by Schulz to form a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Angela Merkel's party reaches breakthrough in German coalition talks"grand coalition" after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way coalit
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
"grand coalition" after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way coalition with the Greens and Free Democrats (FDP). The chancellor, who commands wide respect abroad after more than 12 years in power, needs the talks to succeed to... Read more
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DW
'Breakthrough' achieved on German 'grand coalition' after more than 24 hours of talks |out renewing the coalition, leading the CDU and CSU to seek a coalition with th
DW / Posted 5 days ago
out renewing the coalition, leading the CDU and CSU to seek a coalition with the business-friendly Free Democratic Party (FDP) and the Greens. But exploratory talks fell apart in November after FDP leader Christian Lindner walked out. amp/rc... Read more
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Swissinfo
Merkel's conservatives, SPD agree German coalition blueprint"grand coalition" after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way coalit
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
"grand coalition" after the collapse in November of talks on a three-way coalition with the Greens and Free Democrats (FDP). The chancellor, who commands wide respect abroad after more than 12 years in power, needs the talks to succeed to... Read more
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DW
No deal on German 'grand coalition' after more than 24 hours of talks |out renewing the coalition, leading the CDU and CSU to seek a coalition with th
DW / Posted 5 days ago
out renewing the coalition, leading the CDU and CSU to seek a coalition with the business-friendly Free Democratic Party (FDP) and the Greens. But exploratory talks fell apart in November after FDP leader Christian Lindner walked out. amp/rc... Read more
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DW
No deal on German 'grand coalition' after more than 21 hours of talks |out renewing the coalition, leading the CDU and CSU to seek a coalition with th
DW / Posted 5 days ago
out renewing the coalition, leading the CDU and CSU to seek a coalition with the business-friendly Free Democratic Party (FDP) and the Greens. But exploratory talks fell apart in November after FDP leader Christian Lindner walked out. amp/rc... Read more
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DW
No deal on German 'Grand Coalition' after 21 hours of talks |out renewing the coalition, leading the CDU and CSU to seek a coalition with th
DW / Posted 5 days ago
out renewing the coalition, leading the CDU and CSU to seek a coalition with the business-friendly Free Democratic Party (FDP) and the Greens. But explorary talks fell apart in November after FDP leader Christian Lindner walked out. amp/rc (dpa,... Read more
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DW
No deal on German 'Grand Coalition' after 20 hours of talks |out renewing the coalition, leading the CDU and CSU to seek a coalition with th
DW / Posted 5 days ago
out renewing the coalition, leading the CDU and CSU to seek a coalition with the business-friendly Free Democratic Party (FDP) and the Greens. But explorary talks fell apart in November after FDP leader Christian Lindner walked out. amp/rc (dpa,... Read more
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DW
No deal on German 'Grand Coalition' after 18 hours of talks |out renewing the coalition, leading the CDU and CSU to seek a coalition with th
DW / Posted 5 days ago
out renewing the coalition, leading the CDU and CSU to seek a coalition with the business-friendly Free Democratic Party (FDP) and the Greens. But explorary talks fell apart in November after FDP leader Christian Lindner walked out. amp/rc (dpa,... Read more
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Breitbart
Orbán: Europe’s Migrants Aren’t Muslim Refugees, They’re ‘Muslim Invaders’months after federal elections took place and after thefirst round of negotiati
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
months after federal elections took place and after thefirst round of negotiations with the Free Democratic Party (FDP) and Greens collapsed in November, Merkel is hoping to resurrect the ‘Grand Coalition’ of the CDU/CSU with the left-wing... Read more
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DW
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel condemned for getting cozy with Turkey |reinforcing its tanks Other sections of Germany's political spectrum made simi
DW / Posted 9 days ago
reinforcing its tanks Other sections of Germany's political spectrum made similar complaints. The Free Democratic Party (FDP) — Germany's free-market purists — also criticized the unofficial meeting as "inappropriate" while "Germans were being... Read more
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Swissinfo
German coalition negotiators agree to scrap 2020 climate targetTIME LUCKY? Merkel, whose first attempt to form a coalition with the Greens an
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
TIME LUCKY? Merkel, whose first attempt to form a coalition with the Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) failed in November, said on Sunday at the start of five days of talks with the SPD that the negotiations could... Read more
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DW
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel condemned for palling with Turkey |reinforcing its tanks Other sections of Germany's political spectrum made simi
DW / Posted 9 days ago
reinforcing its tanks Other sections of Germany's political spectrum made similar complaints. The Free Democratic Party (FDP) — Germany's free-market purists — also criticized the unofficial meeting as "inappropriate" while "Germans were being... Read more
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Swissinfo
German parties agree to scrap 2020 climate targetTIME LUCKY? Merkel, whose first attempt to form a coalition -- with the Greens
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
TIME LUCKY? Merkel, whose first attempt to form a coalition -- with the Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) -- failed in November, said on Sunday at the start of five days of talks with the SPD that the negotiations could... Read more
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Gulf News
Berlin to evaluate online hate law as minister falls victimpotentially offensive posts, effectively handing them the power of censorship.P
Gulf News / Posted 9 days ago
potentially offensive posts, effectively handing them the power of censorship.Parties including the AfD, the pro-business FDP, far-left Linke as well as Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Bavarian allies CSU are lining up to demand it be scrapped or... Read more
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Swissinfo
Change of guard for Germany's Greens as 'Jamaica' leaders bow out"Jamaica" talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc, the Green
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
"Jamaica" talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc, the Greens and the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP). The "Jamaica" moniker came from the official colours of the three parties that combine to make up that country's... Read more
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DW
German opposition parties call to replace online hate speech law |Senior figures in the rival Free Democratic (FDP), Green and Left parties on Su
DW / Posted 10 days ago
Senior figures in the rival Free Democratic (FDP), Green and Left parties on Sunday demanded lawmakers replace Germany's recently passed online hate speech law. The call comes after Twitter decided to delete allegedly offensive statements by... Read more
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DW
Angela Merkel optimistic about new 'grand coalition' for new era of politics |political history. However, after Merkel's first attempt to form a ruling coal
DW / Posted 10 days ago
political history. However, after Merkel's first attempt to form a ruling coalition government with the Free Democrats (FDP) and Green Party failed back in November, another coalition with the SPD remains the only feasible option open to the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Merkel hopeful of renewed Germany coalition talksgovernment allies come after an initial attempt by Merkel to form a ruling thre
Aljazeera / Posted 10 days ago
government allies come after an initial attempt by Merkel to form a ruling three-way coalition with the Free Democrats (FDP) and Green Party failed in November. Tough process Al Jazeera's David Chater, reporting from Berlin, said post-war... Read more
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International Business Times
Merkel upbeat over fresh coalition talks to end Germany's political crisis German chancellor is facing mounting pressure to form a coalition, after talks
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
German chancellor is facing mounting pressure to form a coalition, after talks with the liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) and the Greens fell apart in November. Merkel must now convince the centre-left Social Democrats (SDP) leaders that... Read more
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DW
Is Emmanuel Macron Europe's new Angela Merkel? |Foreign Relations (DGAP) asserts that Klöckner's view is one not only shared by
DW / Posted 10 days ago
Foreign Relations (DGAP) asserts that Klöckner's view is one not only shared by the CDU and liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP), but is in fact "widespread throughout Germany." There is a feeling that France hopes Germany will help shoulder its... Read more
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DW
Merkel meets with Social Democrats as preliminary 'grand coalition' talks begin |A history of Germany's coalition governmentsSPD - FDP (1969-1982) Willy Brandt
DW / Posted 10 days ago
A history of Germany's coalition governmentsSPD - FDP (1969-1982) Willy Brandt became Germany's first Social Democratic chancellor in the post-war period. Despite winning fewer votes than the CDU/CSU, Brandt struck a deal with the FDP to give them a... Read more
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DW
Merkel to meet with Social Democrats as preliminary 'grand coalition' talks begin |A history of Germany's coalition governmentsSPD - FDP (1969-1982) Willy Brandt
DW / Posted 10 days ago
A history of Germany's coalition governmentsSPD - FDP (1969-1982) Willy Brandt became Germany's first Social Democratic chancellor in the post-war period. Despite winning fewer votes than the CDU/CSU, Brandt struck a deal with the FDP to give them a... Read more
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BBC News
Merkel centre-left deal talks continuesince 1949. Mrs Merkel failed to form a coalition government with the liberal
BBC News / Posted 10 days ago
since 1949. Mrs Merkel failed to form a coalition government with the liberal Free Democrats and the Greens, after the FDP pulled out of talks. The delay in forming a new coalition - the biggest crisis of Mrs Merkel's career - has worried some... Read more
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BBC News
Merkel's coalition marathon keeps Germany waitingwas always going to be difficult. But in November things suddenly got even mor
BBC News / Posted 11 days ago
was always going to be difficult. But in November things suddenly got even more complicated, when the free-market liberal FDP unexpectedly stormed out of talks. The only option for Mrs Merkel's CDU/CSU now is to turn to the SPD again. Neither... Read more
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Swissinfo
Second time lucky? Merkel starts over with coalition talksauthority undermined two months later by the collapse of three-way coalition ta
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
authority undermined two months later by the collapse of three-way coalition talks with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and Greens. That shifted her focus back to the SPD, but the centre-left party is wary of another tie-up with Merkel... Read more
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DW
Germans believe Merkel's best days are over |32.9 percent, the relatively weak result has left them scrambling for coalition
DW / Posted 13 days ago
32.9 percent, the relatively weak result has left them scrambling for coalition partners. After talks with the pro-business FDP and Green party fell through, the CDU has had to approach its biggest rivals and reluctant "grand coalition" partners,... Read more
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DW
Major design flaw in Intel chips |Angela Merkel's CDU, business-friendly FDP top list of German party donations 2
DW / Posted 13 days ago
Angela Merkel's CDU, business-friendly FDP top list of German party donations 25.12.2017 During Germany's big election year, two parties received by far the most money from businesses and wealthy backers. Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU and the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Last chance? Merkel manoeuvres for coalition re-run with SPDin a few weeks. Having failed before Christmas to form a coalition with the Gr
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
in a few weeks. Having failed before Christmas to form a coalition with the Greens and pro-business Free Democrats (FDP), Merkel is now leading an interim government with the SPD that is keeping things ticking over in Europe’s biggest... Read more
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dna
German Chancellor Angela Merkel manoeuvres for coalition re-run with SPDin a few weeks. Having failed before Christmas to form a coalition with the Gr
dna / Posted 14 days ago
in a few weeks. Having failed before Christmas to form a coalition with the Greens and pro-business Free Democrats (FDP), Merkel is now leading an interim government with the SPD that is keeping things ticking over in Europe's biggest... Read more
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DW
Angela Merkel calls on Germans to respect political differences in New Year's address |agreed to enter those discussions after exploratory talks between the CDU/CSU,
DW / Posted 17 days ago
agreed to enter those discussions after exploratory talks between the CDU/CSU, business-friendly Free Democratic Party (FDP) and Green Party broke down in November. Yet policy differences between the CDU/CSU and SPD, as well as stiff opposition... Read more
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Swissinfo
Schaeuble does not rule out minority government for Germanyan additional 17 percent of those polled saying that she should resign if the c
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
an additional 17 percent of those polled saying that she should resign if the coalition talks with the SPD also failed. FDP leader Christian Lindner told Bild am Sonntag newspaper that Germany's political system was in the middle of a major... Read more
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DW
Germany ends 2017 without a government for Angela Merkel |The political constellation consisting of the conservative union parties (CDU/C
DW / Posted 18 days ago
The political constellation consisting of the conservative union parties (CDU/CSU), the business-friendly Free Democrats (FDP) and the pro-environment Greens — whose colors together reflect those of the Caribbean country's flag — was to not... Read more
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