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DW
Germany's political parties CDU, CSU, SPD, AfD, FDP, Left party, Greens - what you need to know |regions of western Germany, particularly the Ruhr region in North Rhine-Westpha
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regions of western Germany, particularly the Ruhr region in North Rhine-Westphalia, as well as the states of Hesse and Lower Saxony. History: The SPD was founded in 1875, making it Germany's oldest political party. In the tumultuous first... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Matchmaker Merkel seeks awkward three-way embrace63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was defeated in a regional election in Lower Saxony on Sunday, and the party’s premier in the eastern state of Saxony resigned on Wednesday, saying younger, fresher... Read more
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Reuters
Matchmaker Merkel seeks awkward three-way embrace63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was defeated in a regional election in Lower Saxony on Sunday, and the party’s premier in the eastern state of Saxony resigned on Wednesday, saying younger, fresher... Read more
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Swissinfo
Matchmaker Merkel seeks awkward three-way embrace63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was defeated in a regional election in Lower Saxony on Sunday, and the party's premier in the eastern state of Saxony resigned on Wednesday, saying younger, fresher... Read more
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Reuters
Matchmaker Merkel seeks awkward three-way embrace63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was defeated in a regional election in Lower Saxony on Sunday, and the party’s premier in the eastern state of Saxony resigned on Wednesday, saying younger, fresher... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Jamaica or bust - Merkel starts crunch coalition talks63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was defeated in a regional election in Lower Saxony on Sunday, and the party’s premier in the eastern state of Saxony resigned on Wednesday, saying younger, fresher... Read more
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NZCity
Miracle WWI survivor's family find answersago paid off. It was then the Allgemaine Zeitung newspaper confirmed the Germa
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
ago paid off. It was then the Allgemaine Zeitung newspaper confirmed the German officer was Heinrich Held from Eppensen in Lower Saxony. Its reporters also spoke to his 74-year-old great-niece, Anja Rabe, who was overjoyed to hear about the tale... Read more
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Swissinfo
Jamaica or bust - Merkel starts crunch coalition talks63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was defeated in a regional election in Lower Saxony on Sunday, and the party's premier in the eastern state of Saxony resigned on Wednesday, saying younger, fresher... Read more
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Swissinfo
Jamaica or bust - Merkel launching crunch German coalition talks63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was defeated in a regional election in Lower Saxony on Sunday, and the party's premier in the eastern state of Saxony resigned on Wednesday, saying younger, fresher... Read more
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Reuters
Jamaica or bust: Merkel launching crunch German coalition talks63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
63, has suffered two further setbacks since the national election: the CDU was defeated in a regional election in Lower Saxony on Sunday, and the party’s premier in the eastern state of Saxony resigned on Wednesday, saying younger, fresher... Read more
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The Washington Times
Frauke Petry quits AfD, party experiences difficulty after electral success in Germanypolitical problems are by no means over. A loss to the center-left Social Democ
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
political problems are by no means over. A loss to the center-left Social Democrats in a regional election Sunday in Lower Saxony has dented her power even as she tries again to put together a governing coalition following the Sept. 24... Read more
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express
Merkel in TURMOIL: Chancellor insists her tactics work as leader QUITS over electionelections, Mrs Merkel’s party faltered in its regional elections - albeit not a
express / Posted 5 days ago
elections, Mrs Merkel’s party faltered in its regional elections - albeit not always as disastrously as in Saxony. In Lower Saxony, where it was thought the CDU would storm to victory and become the largest party in the region, the Socialist... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Weakened Merkel scrambles to form governmenton October 15. The usually pro-Merkel Bild daily condemned her insistence that
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
on October 15. The usually pro-Merkel Bild daily condemned her insistence that she bore no blame for her party's defeat in Lower Saxony state, charging that she and her CDU "refuse to see what they've done wrong". "Up until two years ago Merkel... Read more
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express
Merkel must go! Calls for German Chancellor to be ousted just weeks after electionand urged her to resign. It also blasted her for allowing open immigration and
express / Posted 5 days ago
and urged her to resign. It also blasted her for allowing open immigration and causing widespread electoral losses in the Lower Saxony region. Alexander Mitsch, the Chairman of the WerteUnion told Tichys Einblick magazine: “As a consequence of... Read more
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Aljazeera
Salzgitter ban a 'setback' for refugees in Germanythe country infringes human rights, according to the UN's refugee agency and hu
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
the country infringes human rights, according to the UN's refugee agency and human rights groups. The state government of Lower Saxony passed a decree last week instructing migration offices to prevent immigration to Salzgitter, citing the... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministryof the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press
Fremont Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
of the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press conference at the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 one day after the elections in the German state of Lower Saxony. (AP Photo/Michae... Read more
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Missoulian
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministryof the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press
Missoulian / Posted 6 days ago
of the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press conference at the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 one day after the elections in the German state of Lower Saxony. (AP Photo/Michae... Read more
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The World
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministryof the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press
The World / Posted 6 days ago
of the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press conference at the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 one day after the elections in the German state of Lower Saxony. (AP Photo/Michae... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministryof the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press
The Times and Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
of the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press conference at the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 one day after the elections in the German state of Lower Saxony. (AP Photo/Michae... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministryof the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
of the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press conference at the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 one day after the elections in the German state of Lower Saxony. (AP Photo/Michae... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministryof the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 6 days ago
of the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press conference at the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 one day after the elections in the German state of Lower Saxony. (AP Photo/Michae... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministryof the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press
Santa Maria Times / Posted 6 days ago
of the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press conference at the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 one day after the elections in the German state of Lower Saxony. (AP Photo/Michae... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministryof the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 6 days ago
of the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press conference at the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 one day after the elections in the German state of Lower Saxony. (AP Photo/Michae... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministryof the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press
Sioux City Journal / Posted 6 days ago
of the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press conference at the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 one day after the elections in the German state of Lower Saxony. (AP Photo/Michae... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministryof the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press
Rapid City Journal / Posted 6 days ago
of the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press conference at the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 one day after the elections in the German state of Lower Saxony. (AP Photo/Michae... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministryof the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
of the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press conference at the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 one day after the elections in the German state of Lower Saxony. (AP Photo/Michae... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministryof the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 6 days ago
of the German Christian Democratic Party (CDU), Angela Merkel, attends a press conference at the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 one day after the elections in the German state of Lower Saxony. (AP Photo/Michae... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Potential ally urges Merkel to give up finance ministryat the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 one day af
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 days ago
at the party's headquarter in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 one day after the elections in the German state of Lower Saxony. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) A key potential ally in Germany's next government is insisting that Chancellor Angela... Read more
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dna
Angela Merkel plays down state election defeat before crucial coalition talksof forming a three-way national coalition harder. The Social Democrats (SPD) w
dna / Posted 7 days ago
of forming a three-way national coalition harder. The Social Democrats (SPD) won Sunday's vote in the northern region of Lower Saxony with 36.9 percent. Merkel's conservatives slumped to 33.6 percent - roughly in line with forecasts but their... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Populist parties gain more victories in European politicsto play down the threat from the right after the nationalist Alternative for Ge
The Middletown Press / Posted 7 days ago
to play down the threat from the right after the nationalist Alternative for Germany won seats in the state legislature in Lower Saxony, a month after becoming the third-strongest party in a national vote. The party, which goes by the German... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Populist parties gain more victories in European politicsto play down the threat from the right after the nationalist Alternative for Ge
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
to play down the threat from the right after the nationalist Alternative for Germany won seats in the state legislature in Lower Saxony, a month after becoming the third-strongest party in a national vote. The party, which goes by the German... Read more
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DW
Angela Merkel denies major damage after conservatives' local election loss |points in polls not that long ago, the chancellor's conservative CDU party fini
DW / Posted 7 days ago
points in polls not that long ago, the chancellor's conservative CDU party finished second-best to the Social Democrats in Lower Saxony's regional election, causing critics to ponder whether Merkel's fortunes were on the wane. A headline in... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Germany: Merkel sees long 1st round of talks on coalitionnational level. The parties plan to hold initial talks this week, after a stan
The Middletown Press / Posted 7 days ago
national level. The parties plan to hold initial talks this week, after a standstill caused by a state election Sunday in Lower Saxony. The Greens will hold a party congress after the exploratory talks to decide whether to enter formal coalition... Read more
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Reuters
Merkel: State defeat hasn't weakened us before coalition talksof forming a three-way national coalition harder. The Social Democrats (SPD) w
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
of forming a three-way national coalition harder. The Social Democrats (SPD) won Sunday’s vote in the northern region of Lower Saxony with 36.9 percent. Merkel’s conservatives slumped to 33.6 percent - roughly in line with forecasts but their... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Merkel sees long 1st round of talks on coalitionnational level. The parties plan to hold initial talks this week, after a stan
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
national level. The parties plan to hold initial talks this week, after a standstill caused by a state election Sunday in Lower Saxony. The Greens will hold a party congress after the exploratory talks to decide whether to enter formal coalition... Read more
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Reuters
Merkel: State defeat has not weakened conservatives before coalition talkstalks knowing that we’re the strongest force amongst those involved and that we
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
talks knowing that we’re the strongest force amongst those involved and that we want to negotiate fairly with everyone but I don’t see the Lower Saxony election result as weakening us in this task,” Merkel said during a news conference in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Merkel: State defeat has not weakened conservatives before coalition talkswe're the strongest force amongst those involved and that we want to negotiate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
we're the strongest force amongst those involved and that we want to negotiate fairly with everyone but I don't see the Lower Saxony election result as weakening us in this task," Merkel said during a news conference in Berlin. (Reporting by... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Global Stocks Rise Oblivious Of Growing Geopol Risks; Oil, Commodities Jump On Kurdish Clashesin Germany, Merkel’s CDU party has likely suffered the worst election result si
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
in Germany, Merkel’s CDU party has likely suffered the worst election result since 1959 in the northern state of Lower Saxony (home state of Volkswagen with 7.8m people). The Social Democrats Party (SPD) was the big winner, with official... Read more
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express
Merkel’s humiliation: Party BEATEN by rivals in regional election ahead of coalition talksAngela Merkel suffered a shock blow in regional elections after her CDU party w
express / Posted 7 days ago
Angela Merkel suffered a shock blow in regional elections after her CDU party was defeated by rivals SPD in Lower Saxony. Merkel was beaten by Schulz in the regional elections in Germany The Social Democrats party (SPD), led by... Read more
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Business Standard India
Asian shares conquer 10-year peak, oil up on Iraq tensionscoalition talks after her party suffered a defeat at the hands of the Social De
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
coalition talks after her party suffered a defeat at the hands of the Social Democrats in a vote in the northern state of Lower Saxony on Sunday. Meanwhile, Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has until 0800 GMT on Monday to clarify whether he is... Read more
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Central Chronicle
State vote unlikely to give Merkel boost in German coalition talksAgencies, Berlin The north German state of Lower Saxony holds an election on S
Central Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Agencies, Berlin The north German state of Lower Saxony holds an election on Sunday that looks likely to hand the Social Democrats (SPD) a narrow victory, and deprive Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives of a boost in looming national coalition... Read more
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Reuters
Asian shares conquer 10-year peak, commodities ride high on Chinafor tricky coalition talks after suffering a defeat at the hands of the Social
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
for tricky coalition talks after suffering a defeat at the hands of the Social Democrats in a vote in the northern state of Lower Saxony. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of currencies, was a touch firmer at 93.212... Read more
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Business Standard India
Global Markets: Asian shares conquer new peaks, oil up on Iraq tensionscoalition talks after her party suffered a defeat at the hands of the Social De
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
coalition talks after her party suffered a defeat at the hands of the Social Democrats in a vote in the northern state of Lower Saxony on Sunday. Meanwhile, Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has until 0800 GMT on Monday to clarify whether he is... Read more
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Reuters
Asian shares conquer 10-year peak, oil up on Iraq tensionscoalition talks after her party suffered a defeat at the hands of the Social De
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
coalition talks after her party suffered a defeat at the hands of the Social Democrats in a vote in the northern state of Lower Saxony on Sunday. Meanwhile, Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has until 0800 GMT on Monday to clarify whether he is... Read more
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Reuters
Asian shares conquer new peaks, oil up on Iraq tensionscoalition talks after her party suffered a defeat at the hands of the Social De
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
coalition talks after her party suffered a defeat at the hands of the Social Democrats in a vote in the northern state of Lower Saxony on Sunday. Meanwhile, Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has until 0800 GMT on Monday to clarify whether he is... Read more
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Breitbart
Uproar as German Lawmaker Proposes Observance of Muslim Public Holidayssparked uproar by proposing the observance of Muslim public holidays. Interior
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
sparked uproar by proposing the observance of Muslim public holidays. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere told a rally in Lower Saxony he was open to the idea of discussing the addition of Muslim religious holidays to the German calendar. His call... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Center-left party projected to win north German state voteAlternative for Germany, AfD, politician Armin-Paul Hampel reacts after first e
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Alternative for Germany, AfD, politician Armin-Paul Hampel reacts after first exit polls are published for the Lower Saxony state elections, in Barsinghausen, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. The center-left Social Democrats are projected to win a... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Center-left party projected to win north German state voteAlternative for Germany, AfD, politician Armin-Paul Hampel reacts after first e
Fremont Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Alternative for Germany, AfD, politician Armin-Paul Hampel reacts after first exit polls are published for the Lower Saxony state elections, in Barsinghausen, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. The center-left Social Democrats are projected to win a... Read more
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Missoulian
Center-left party projected to win north German state voteAlternative for Germany, AfD, politician Armin-Paul Hampel reacts after first e
Missoulian / Posted 7 days ago
Alternative for Germany, AfD, politician Armin-Paul Hampel reacts after first exit polls are published for the Lower Saxony state elections, in Barsinghausen, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. The center-left Social Democrats are projected to win a... Read more
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The World
Center-left party projected to win north German state voteAlternative for Germany, AfD, politician Armin-Paul Hampel reacts after first e
The World / Posted 7 days ago
Alternative for Germany, AfD, politician Armin-Paul Hampel reacts after first exit polls are published for the Lower Saxony state elections, in Barsinghausen, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. The center-left Social Democrats are projected to win a... Read more
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