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Swissinfo
SPD agrees to talks on joining German government, Merkel urges quick actionend a rare period of political deadlock in Europe's largest economy. The decis
Swissinfo / Posted 16 hours ago
end a rare period of political deadlock in Europe's largest economy. The decision is a painful about-face for the centre-left party, whose members fear it risks losing its identity and sustaining further electoral defeats if it signs up for... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Germany to fund more surveillance along Tunisia-Libya borderto turn Tunisia into a front line in the fight against migration and subsidizin
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 19 hours ago
to turn Tunisia into a front line in the fight against migration and subsidizing Europe's arms and surveillance industry. Left party lawmaker Andrej Hunko cited promotional material from Airbus hailing its surveillance equipment as a means of... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Germany to fund more surveillance along Tunisia-Libya borderto turn Tunisia into a front line in the fight against migration and subsidizin
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 19 hours ago
to turn Tunisia into a front line in the fight against migration and subsidizing Europe's arms and surveillance industry. Left party lawmaker Andrej Hunko cited promotional material from Airbus hailing its surveillance equipment as a means of... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Germany to fund more surveillance along Tunisia-Libya borderto turn Tunisia into a front line in the fight against migration and subsidizin
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 20 hours ago
to turn Tunisia into a front line in the fight against migration and subsidizing Europe's arms and surveillance industry. Left party lawmaker Andrej Hunko cited promotional material from Airbus hailing its surveillance equipment as a means of... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Germany to fund more surveillance along Tunisia-Libya borderto turn Tunisia into a front line in the fight against migration and subsidizin
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 20 hours ago
to turn Tunisia into a front line in the fight against migration and subsidizing Europe's arms and surveillance industry. Left party lawmaker Andrej Hunko cited promotional material from Airbus hailing its surveillance equipment as a means of... Read more
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20h
WFTV 9 Orlando
Germany to fund more surveillance along Tunisia-Libya borderto turn Tunisia into a front line in the fight against migration and subsidizin
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 20 hours ago
to turn Tunisia into a front line in the fight against migration and subsidizing Europe's arms and surveillance industry. Left party lawmaker Andrej Hunko cited promotional material from Airbus hailing its surveillance equipment as a means of... Read more
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20h
Daily Herald
Germany to fund more surveillance along Tunisia-Libya borderto turn Tunisia into a front line in the fight against migration and subsidizin
Daily Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
to turn Tunisia into a front line in the fight against migration and subsidizing Europe's arms and surveillance industry. Left party lawmaker Andrej Hunko cited promotional material from Airbus hailing its surveillance equipment as a means of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Germany to fund more surveillance along Tunisia-Libya borderto turn Tunisia into a front line in the fight against migration and subsidizin
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 hours ago
to turn Tunisia into a front line in the fight against migration and subsidizing Europe's arms and surveillance industry. Left party lawmaker Andrej Hunko cited promotional material from Airbus hailing its surveillance equipment as a means of... Read more
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20h
Swissinfo
SPD leader agrees to talks on joining German government, seeks party supportend a rare period of political deadlock in Europe's largest economy. The decis
Swissinfo / Posted 20 hours ago
end a rare period of political deadlock in Europe's largest economy. The decision is a painful about-face for the centre-left party, whose members fear it risks losing its identity and sustaining further electoral defeats if it signs up for... Read more
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22h
DW
SPD's Martin Schulz announces preliminary German coalition talks |preliminary talks with Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) to form
DW / Posted 22 hours ago
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 possibility of a softer "cooperative coalition," while... Read more
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1d
dna
In Kerala, Rahul Gandhi nudges Left to join 'fight against BJP'CPI(M) to make its stand clear on its fight against BJP and "fascist forces" in
dna / Posted yesterday
CPI(M) to make its stand clear on its fight against BJP and "fascist forces" in the country. It is very important that the left party, which rules Kerala, makes its position clear on this at the national level, Gandhi said. The Congress leader's... Read more
2d
Swissinfo
Merkel's conservatives keen, but SPD still coy on German government talksneeded to hold consultations before announcing a decision on Friday. After four
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
needed to hold consultations before announcing a decision on Friday. After four years of governing with Merkel, the centre-left party scored its worst election result since 1933 - and few members want to repeat that experience. Sensing that... Read more
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DW
German doctor lodges petition to change abortion law |of the country's abortion law Growing calls for change On a federal level, th
DW / Posted 3 days ago
of the country's abortion law Growing calls for change On a federal level, the Social Democrats (SPD), the Greens, the Left party and the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) have all said they would be in favor of change. On Tuesday, the Berlin... Read more
3d
Swissinfo
Partial power-share can end German political dilemma, some in SPD saystarting on Wednesday, the "cooperation" suggestion is seen by some in the part
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
starting on Wednesday, the "cooperation" suggestion is seen by some in the party as an answer to the dilemma of a centre-left party that fears sharing power with conservatives blurs its identity in voters' minds. Social Democrat leader Martin... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Partial power-share can end German political dilemma, some in SPD saystarting on Wednesday, the "cooperation" suggestion is seen by some in the part
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
starting on Wednesday, the "cooperation" suggestion is seen by some in the party as an answer to the dilemma of a centre-left party that fears sharing power with conservatives blurs its identity in voters' minds. Social Democrat leader Martin... Read more
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4d
DW
German neo-Nazi charged 17 years after terrorist attack |"just the fact that the act is being recognized for what it is, namely a far-ri
DW / Posted 4 days ago
"just the fact that the act is being recognized for what it is, namely a far-right attack that was meant to kill people." Left party Bundestag member Martina Renner saw the Wehrhahn case as part of a pattern in which the police had avoided... Read more
4d
WPXI Pittsburgh
Germany's Merkel presses for quick move toward new coalition- German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 4 days ago
- German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new governing alliance with the main center-left party, saying that only such a coalition will bring the "stable government" needed at a challenging time for... Read more
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4d
The Courier Express Newspapers
Germany's Merkel pledges for quick move toward new coalition(AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel is pushing for the quick formation of a new gov
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel is pushing for the quick formation of a new governing alliance with Germany's main center-left party, saying that only a coalition will bring the "stable government" needed at a challenging time for... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Germany's Merkel presses for quick move toward new coalition- German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
- German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new governing alliance with the main center-left party, saying that only such a coalition will bring the "stable government" needed at a challenging time for... Read more
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4d
WFTV 9 Orlando
Germany's Merkel presses for quick move toward new coalition- German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
- German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new governing alliance with the main center-left party, saying that only such a coalition will bring the "stable government" needed at a challenging time for... Read more
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4d
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Germany's Merkel presses for quick move toward new coalition- German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
- German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new governing alliance with the main center-left party, saying that only such a coalition will bring the "stable government" needed at a challenging time for... Read more
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4d
Irish Examiner
Angela Merkel seeking ’stable government’ in Germany coalition talkspm Chancellor Angela Merkel has pushed for the quick formation of a new govern
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
pm Chancellor Angela Merkel has pushed for the quick formation of a new governing alliance with Germany’s main centre-left party, saying that only a coalition will bring the "stable government" needed at a challenging time for Europe. Mrs... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Germany's Merkel presses for quick move toward new coalition- German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
- German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new governing alliance with the main center-left party, saying that only such a coalition will bring the "stable government" needed at a challenging time for... Read more
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4d
New York Daily News
Germany's Merkel presses for quick move toward new coalition— German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new
New York Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
— German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new governing alliance with the main center-left party, saying that only such a coalition will bring the "stable government" needed at a challenging time for... Read more
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FOX News
Germany's Merkel pledges for quick move toward new coalition– Chancellor Angela Merkel is pushing for the quick formation of a new governin
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
– Chancellor Angela Merkel is pushing for the quick formation of a new governing alliance with Germany's main center-left party, saying that only a coalition will bring the "stable government" needed at a challenging time for... Read more
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4d
FOX News
Germany's Merkel pledges for quick move toward new coalition– Chancellor Angela Merkel is pushing for the quick formation of a new governin
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
– Chancellor Angela Merkel is pushing for the quick formation of a new governing alliance with Germany's main center-left party, saying that only a coalition will bring the "stable government" needed at a challenging time for... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Germany's Merkel presses for quick move toward new coalition- German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
- German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new governing alliance with the main center-left party, saying that only such a coalition will bring the "stable government" needed at a challenging time for... Read more
5d
DW
India: Rahul Gandhi replaces Sonia Gandhi as Congress Party leader |Gandhi as its new president on Monday. He is the latest member of the famed Neh
DW / Posted 5 days ago
Gandhi as its new president on Monday. He is the latest member of the famed Nehru-Gandhi family dynasty to rule the center-left party that has struggled to win elections in recent years. "The entire Indian National Congress family would like to... Read more
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5d
Channel NewsAsia
Mexican opposition leader Anaya to seek presidency in coalition(PAN). Anaya resigned as leader of the PAN on Saturday, a day after his party
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
(PAN). Anaya resigned as leader of the PAN on Saturday, a day after his party officially joined forces with the centre-left Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) and the Citizens Movement party in the "For Mexico in Front" coalition. If... Read more
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8d
DW
Oury Jalloh investigation: German state minister intervenes |on Thursday handed the case over to the public prosecutor's office in Naumburg.
DW / Posted 8 days ago
on Thursday handed the case over to the public prosecutor's office in Naumburg. The move comes after pressure from the Left party in state parliament, and protests over a decision last week from a different public prosecutor's office that had... Read more
8d
DW
SPD open to grand coalition talks, re-elects Schulz as party chair |Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its sister Christian Social Union
DW / Posted 8 days ago
Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its sister Christian Social Union (CSU). About 600 members of the center-left party gathered for several hours and voted with a large majority to enter exploratory talks that could eventually end... Read more
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8d
DW
SPD votes to enter Grand Coalition talks with Angela Merkel |Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its sister Christian Social Union
DW / Posted 8 days ago
Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its sister Christian Social Union (CSU). About 600 members of the center-left party gathered for several hours and voted with a large majority to enter exploratory talks that could eventually end... Read more
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8d
Daily Telegraph
German SPD leader Martin Schulz seeks 'United States of Europe' by 2025a passionate plea for a more united and federal Europe at an SPD party congress
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
a passionate plea for a more united and federal Europe at an SPD party congress that was due to decide whether his centre-left party will enter exploratory talks to form a new coalition government with Merkel. "I want a European constitutional... Read more
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9d
FOX News
German pilots stopped 222 deportations by refusing to fly, report saysof origin.” The figures were obtained and released by the Die Linke political
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
of origin.” The figures were obtained and released by the Die Linke political party, which is commonly referred to as the Left Party. Westdeutsche Allegeimeine Zeitung newspaper first reported the figures. According to the report, some of the... Read more
9d
FOX News
German pilots stopped 222 deportations by refusing to fly, report saysof origin.” The figures were obtained and released by the Die Linke political
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
of origin.” The figures were obtained and released by the Die Linke political party, which is commonly referred to as the Left Party. Westdeutsche Allegeimeine Zeitung newspaper first reported the figures. According to the report, some of the... Read more
11d
Channel NewsAsia
On foreign policy, lets stop waiting for US decisions, German minister sayswill launch talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on forming a go
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
will launch talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on forming a government next week if members of his centre-left party gave him the green light at a congress this weekend. Turning to proposals by French President Emmanuel Macron to... Read more
11d
Swissinfo
German SPD to start talks with Merkel next week if members agreewould launch talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on forming a g
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
would launch talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on forming a government next week if members of his centre-left party gave him the green light at a congress this weekend. The remarks by Martin Schulz raise hopes that the two... Read more
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11d
International Business Times
Pilots across Germany are blocking the deportation of asylum seekers at least 85 flights in the first eight months of this year, according to a free
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
at least 85 flights in the first eight months of this year, according to a freedom of information request obtained by the Left party. Majority of the cancellations took place at Frankfurt airport, Germany's largest and most important transport... Read more
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11d
Daily Mail
Catalan independence parties will LOSE their majorityparty Junts per Catalunya was predicted to take 25 to 26 seats, ERC another 32
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
party Junts per Catalunya was predicted to take 25 to 26 seats, ERC another 32 seats and extreme-left party CUP 9 seats, according to the poll carried out by Sociological Research Centre (CIS). That would give the... Read more
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11d
EuroNews
Investors unsure euro zone growth to stay strong in 2018 - SentixFree Democrats. Merkel has turned to Social Democrats (SPD) in the hope of rene
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
Free Democrats. Merkel has turned to Social Democrats (SPD) in the hope of renewing a “grand coalition” with the centre left party that has ruled Germany for the last four years. It said investors now wanted to know how expensive a tie-up with... Read more
12d
DW
German pilots refuse to carry out deportations |are refusing to participate in deportations, local media reported on Monday. F
DW / Posted 12 days ago
are refusing to participate in deportations, local media reported on Monday. Following an information request from the Left party, the government said that 222 planned flights were stopped by pilots who wanted no part in the controversial... Read more
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12d
Channel NewsAsia
Sweden drops plan for profit cap on tax-funded healthcare firmsfunding. "A large majority want to see the hunt for profit in welfare stopped,
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
funding. "A large majority want to see the hunt for profit in welfare stopped," Shekarabi said. "The government and the Left Party are agreed that we must ensure that our taxes go to what they are intended for." (Reporting by Simon Johnson,... Read more
14d
DW
Allow German doctors to advertise abortions, urges Justice Minister Heiko Maas |"abortion" among the services offered at her clinic. Members of the SPD, Free
DW / Posted 14 days ago
"abortion" among the services offered at her clinic. Members of the SPD, Free Democratic Party (FPD), the Green Party and Left party criticized the verdict. The vice-chairwomen of the SPD parliamentary group in the Bundestag, Eva Högl, told the... Read more
14d
WSOC-TV Charlotte
Interpol reviewing 40,000 wanted notices for political abusepolitics weren't sufficient. "The whole system needs to be re-examined," he sa
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
politics weren't sufficient. "The whole system needs to be re-examined," he said. Hunko, a member of Germany's opposition Left party, cited the case of Turkish-born author Dogan Akhanli as an example of the need for independent oversight of... Read more
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DW
Angela Merkel's government impasse: Grand coalition pros and cons |made under a Social Democratic-Green coalition, led to widespread dissatisfacti
DW / Posted 15 days ago
made under a Social Democratic-Green coalition, led to widespread dissatisfaction on the left. The precursor of today's Left Party entered the Bundestag, adding a fifth player to the parliamentary landscape. The upshot was that neither the... Read more
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16d
DW
Germany's top court frees far-right 'refugee' soldier accused of planning terrorist attack |since 2008. German lawmakers have called for stringent measures to combat case
DW / Posted 16 days ago
since 2008. German lawmakers have called for stringent measures to combat case of extremism in the Bundeswehr, with Left Party domestic policy spokeswoman Ulla Jelpke saying "there can be no pardon for neo-Nazis." "Armed right-wing... Read more
17d
FOX News
Germany's Merkel slams own minister for vote on weed killerhe reached on his own, complicates the chancellor's already challenging task of
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
he reached on his own, complicates the chancellor's already challenging task of forging a new coalition with the center-left party going forward. Schmidt is a member of her conservative bloc's Bavaria-only Christian Social Union, whose support... Read more
17d
FOX News
Germany's Merkel slams own minister for vote on weed killerhe reached on his own, complicates the chancellor's already challenging task of
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
he reached on his own, complicates the chancellor's already challenging task of forging a new coalition with the center-left party going forward. Schmidt is a member of her conservative bloc's Bavaria-only Christian Social Union, whose support... Read more
18d
Swissinfo
Don't count on Germany's SPD to rescue Macron's euro agenda"grand coalition" between the SPD and Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives,
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
"grand coalition" between the SPD and Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, doubts are rising about whether the centre-left party will make European reform a top priority in looming negotiations. Several senior SPD officials, some speaking on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Don't count on Germany's SPD to rescue Macron's euro agenda"grand coalition" between the SPD and Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives,
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
"grand coalition" between the SPD and Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, doubts are rising about whether the centre-left party will make European reform a top priority in looming negotiations. Several senior SPD officials, some speaking on... Read more
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