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DW
Germany's political parties CDU, CSU, SPD, AfD, FDP, Left party, Greens - what you need to know |SPD Chancellor Gerhard Schröder in the early 2000s has lost the party some trad
DW / Posted 19 hours ago
SPD Chancellor Gerhard Schröder in the early 2000s has lost the party some traditional support, and it's no accident that Martin Schulz's candidacy was marked by a "correction" of the policy, and a new emphasis on social justice and tax... Read more
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Northern Echo
Getting in a jam over Brexit - a German's view of Britian's decision to leave the European Unionresult meant a major EU member state had decided to take back power from Brusse
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
result meant a major EU member state had decided to take back power from Brussels, leading German politicians like Martin Schulz, then president of the European Parliament, demanded “more Europe”, meaning more power to Brussels. I wonder... Read more
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DW
Angela Merkel's Jamaica coalition is right for Germany |that such criticism is untrue. And what of Merkel and the conservatives? On el
DW / Posted 5 days ago
that such criticism is untrue. And what of Merkel and the conservatives? On election night, the defeated SPD candidate Martin Schulz accused the chancellor of soaking up others' ideas like a sponge. He meant it as an insult, but actually the... Read more
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express
Merkel’s party in financial CRISIS as lost voters means less moneysister party, the CSU, also stands to lose revenue. It is also bad news for th
express / Posted 6 days ago
sister party, the CSU, also stands to lose revenue. It is also bad news for the SPD, led by former EU Parliament chief Martin Schulz, which is licking its wounds after its vote totally collapsed. It can expect to lose at least €1.7 million... Read more
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7d
express
Merkel’s humiliation: Party BEATEN by rivals in regional election ahead of coalition talksLower Saxony. Merkel was beaten by Schulz in the regional elections in Germany
express / Posted 7 days ago
Lower Saxony. Merkel was beaten by Schulz in the regional elections in Germany The Social Democrats party (SPD), led by Martin Schulz, won 37.3 per cent of the votes in Lower Saxony in Germany, which is one of the most densely populated states... Read more
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Reuters
Germany's Merkel suffers state vote setback as coalition talks loomabout 63 percent, according to broadcaster ARD - higher than in 2013. Sunday’s
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
about 63 percent, according to broadcaster ARD - higher than in 2013. Sunday’s win was the first victory for the SPD under Martin Schulz, who was nominated as its leader in January and suffered three state election defeats earlier this year and... Read more
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dna
Germany: Angela Merkel's party loses state election ahead of coalition talks to form national govthis CDU rival Bernd Althusmann, a 50-year-old former army officer. Sunday's wi
dna / Posted 8 days ago
his CDU rival Bernd Althusmann, a 50-year-old former army officer. Sunday's win was the first victory for the SPD under Martin Schulz, who was nominated as its leader in January and suffered three state election losses earlier this year and the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Merkel in state vote setback as national coalition talks loomhis CDU rival Bernd Althusmann, a 50-year-old former army officer. Sunday's wi
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
his CDU rival Bernd Althusmann, a 50-year-old former army officer. Sunday's win was the first victory for the SPD under Martin Schulz, who was nominated as its leader in January and suffered three state election losses earlier this year and the... Read more
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Reuters
Merkel in state vote setback as national coalition talks loomhis CDU rival Bernd Althusmann, a 50-year-old former army officer. Sunday’s wi
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
his CDU rival Bernd Althusmann, a 50-year-old former army officer. Sunday’s win was the first victory for the SPD under Martin Schulz, who was nominated as its leader in January and suffered three state election losses earlier this year and the... Read more
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8d
Reuters
Merkel in state vote setback as national coalition talks loomhis CDU rival Bernd Althusmann, a 50-year-old former army officer. Sunday’s wi
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
his CDU rival Bernd Althusmann, a 50-year-old former army officer. Sunday’s win was the first victory for the SPD under Martin Schulz, who was nominated as its leader in January and suffered three state election losses earlier this year and the... Read more
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8d
Aljazeera
German interior minister floats idea of Muslim holidaysDay of the burning church? What should it be?" he said. However, some politici
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
Day of the burning church? What should it be?" he said. However, some politicians reacted positively to the plan. Martin Schulz, head of the Social Democratic Party of Germany, told German press agency DPA that de Maiziere's idea was... Read more
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DW
Anything can happen in Lower Saxony's regional election |long time, the gap between him and Weil has been constantly closing. In a TV i
DW / Posted 9 days ago
long time, the gap between him and Weil has been constantly closing. In a TV interview with NDR, federal SPD party leader Martin Schulz explained: "The party is motivated by the bad result we achieved in the Bundestag election." In an interview... Read more
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9d
Channel NewsAsia
German minister sparks uproar with Muslim holiday ideathe Bild newspaper. "For us, the introduction of Muslim holidays is out of the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
the Bild newspaper. "For us, the introduction of Muslim holidays is out of the question," he said. Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz meanwhile said Saturday that the idea was worth "thinking about", according to the DPA news agency. Schulz... Read more
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9d
DW
Anything can happen in Lower Saxony's regional elections |long time, the gap between him and Weil has been constantly closing. In a TV i
DW / Posted 9 days ago
long time, the gap between him and Weil has been constantly closing. In a TV interview with NDR, federal SPD party leader Martin Schulz explained: "The party is motivated by the bad result we achieved in the Bundestag elections." In an interview... Read more
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9d
DW
Merkel sees no decision on Turkey at EU summit as German politicians call for harder line |on Turkey, an issue that was a key point in a pre-election debate between Merke
DW / Posted 9 days ago
on Turkey, an issue that was a key point in a pre-election debate between Merkel and her Social Democratic Party challenger Martin Schulz. Roderich Kiesewetter, a foreign policy spokesperson for Merkel's Christian Democrats, said in an interview... Read more
12d
BBC News
Steel scandal sparks car and train checksfor several deaths and many injuries. Toshiba is still working to recover from
BBC News / Posted 12 days ago
for several deaths and many injuries. Toshiba is still working to recover from an accounting scandal that began in 2015. Martin Schulz from Fujitsu Research Institute said a focus on cost cutting has been one contributing factor to the corporate... Read more
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14d
express
Merkel on the way to sorting Germany's coalition… but there's still one MAJOR problemFDP and Greens separately on October 18, and then in a three-way two days later
express / Posted 14 days ago
FDP and Greens separately on October 18, and then in a three-way two days later. The centre-left Social Democrats, led by Martin Schulz, who were previously were in a coalition with Mrs Merkel, have ruled out being part of any government saying... Read more
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15d
News 24 South Africa
Refugee issue complicates Merkel's bid to form governmentSocial Democrats (SPD) - a party badly in need of a win after their bruising de
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
Social Democrats (SPD) - a party badly in need of a win after their bruising defeat in September 24 elections. SPD leader Martin Schulz, gleefully watching the family squabbles in Merkel's conservative camp, charged that the "madhouse" CDU-CSU... Read more
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Gulf News
Refugee issue complicates Merkel’s bid to form governmentSocial Democrats (SPD) — a party badly in need of a win after their bruising de
Gulf News / Posted 15 days ago
Social Democrats (SPD) — a party badly in need of a win after their bruising defeat in September 24 elections.SPD leader Martin Schulz, gleefully watching the family squabbles in Merkel’s conservative camp, charged that the “madhouse” CDU-CSU... Read more
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23d
DW
German businessmen in Russia – more than Gerhard Schröder |that Schröder would chose to "cash in" on his stint as chancellor in this way.
DW / Posted 23 days ago
that Schröder would chose to "cash in" on his stint as chancellor in this way. Der Spiegel magazine even quoted Martin Schulz, from Schröder's own left-leaning SPD party, as saying that "the guy [Schröder] has gone completely... Read more
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24d
Stamford Advocate
Gerhard Schroeder to chair Russia's state oil companyintent to join the Rosneft board had drawn criticism from his successor as chan
Stamford Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
intent to join the Rosneft board had drawn criticism from his successor as chancellor, Angela Merkel, and from Martin Schulz, the leader of Schroeder's center-left Social Democrats. Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, a close ally of Russian... Read more
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24d
Reuters
Russia's Rosneft elects former German chancellor Schroeder as chairmanboard in August triggered criticism from across the political spectrum, with Me
Reuters / Posted 24 days ago
board in August triggered criticism from across the political spectrum, with Merkel and the leader of the Social Democrats, Martin Schulz, both saying they would not take posts in industry after leaving office Schroeder hit back at that time,... Read more
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24d
Belfast Telegraph
German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder named as chairman of Russian oil giantboard, reported by news agencies in Russia, had drawn criticism from his succes
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
board, reported by news agencies in Russia, had drawn criticism from his successor as chancellor, Angela Merkel, and from Martin Schulz, the leader of Mr Schroeder's centre-left Social Democrats. Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin, a close ally... Read more
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24d
express
‘We love Great Britain!’ Merkel targeted in angry protest outside EU summitfor Germany (AfD). The election results lead to AfD being the first far-right
express / Posted 24 days ago
for Germany (AfD). The election results lead to AfD being the first far-right group to enter Bundestag in 72 years. Martin Schulz, leader of Mrs Merkel’s coalition the Social Democrats Party (SPD), said the open-door policy had led to the... Read more
24d
DW
The Rosneft seat and Gerhard Schröder's Kremlin credentials |is taking the plunge and ignoring concerns here in Germany The Social Democrat
DW / Posted 24 days ago
is taking the plunge and ignoring concerns here in Germany The Social Democrats (SPD) have repeatedly begged to differ. Martin Schulz, who ran as chancellor candidate for the SPD this year, went to great lengths to distance himself from... Read more
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24d
Belfast Telegraph
German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder 'joins Russian oil giant's board'Schroeder's intent to join the Rosneft board had drawn criticism from his succe
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
Schroeder's intent to join the Rosneft board had drawn criticism from his successor as chancellor, Angela Merkel, and from Martin Schulz, the leader of Mr Schroeder's centre-left Social Democrats. Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin, a close ally... Read more
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24d
FOX Business
Gerhard Schroeder to chair Russia's state oil companyintent to join the Rosneft board had drawn criticism from his successor as chan
FOX Business / Posted 24 days ago
intent to join the Rosneft board had drawn criticism from his successor as chancellor, Angela Merkel, and from Martin Schulz, the leader of Schroeder's center-left Social Democrats. Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, a close ally of Russian... Read more
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FOX Business
Gerhard Schroeder to chair Russia's state oil companyintent to join the Rosneft board had drawn criticism from his successor as chan
FOX Business / Posted 24 days ago
intent to join the Rosneft board had drawn criticism from his successor as chancellor, Angela Merkel, and from Martin Schulz, the leader of Schroeder's center-left Social Democrats. Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, a close ally of Russian... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Gerhard Schroeder reportedly joins Russia's Rosneft boardintent to join the Rosneft board had drawn criticism from his successor as chan
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 24 days ago
intent to join the Rosneft board had drawn criticism from his successor as chancellor, Angela Merkel, and from Martin Schulz, the leader of Schroeder's center-left Social Democrats. Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, a close ally of Russian... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Gerhard Schroeder reportedly joins Russia's Rosneft boardintent to join the Rosneft board had drawn criticism from his successor as chan
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 24 days ago
intent to join the Rosneft board had drawn criticism from his successor as chancellor, Angela Merkel, and from Martin Schulz, the leader of Schroeder's center-left Social Democrats. Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, a close ally of Russian... Read more
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DW
Former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder takes seat on Rosneft board |German federal election, Schröder denied that his position on the Rosneft board
DW / Posted 24 days ago
German federal election, Schröder denied that his position on the Rosneft board would damage the SPD's chances of victory. Martin Schulz, the SPD candidate who ultimately fell short, said he had told Schröder of his concerns over the position but... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Gerhard Schroeder reportedly joins Russia's Rosneft boardintent to join the Rosneft board had drawn criticism from his successor as chan
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
intent to join the Rosneft board had drawn criticism from his successor as chancellor, Angela Merkel, and from Martin Schulz, the leader of Schroeder's center-left Social Democrats. Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, a close ally of Russian... Read more
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24d
EuroNews
View: Macron's plan for reforming the European Union is ambitious but credibleto maintain its grand coalition with the Social Democrats (SPD) and their leade
EuroNews / Posted 24 days ago
to maintain its grand coalition with the Social Democrats (SPD) and their leader, former European Parliament President Martin Schulz. But German voters had other plans. The CDU and its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU),... Read more
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New Kerala
Statement by the Prime Minister on the result of the German general election - newkerala news #275955and the Christian Democratic Union for winning the most votes in the German gen
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
and the Christian Democratic Union for winning the most votes in the German general election. Her principal challenger, Martin Schulz, led a formidable campaign. The closeness of the vote and scope of issues debated was a testament to the... Read more
25d
Daily Telegraph
Japanese opposition abolishes itself in risky attempt to force out Shinzo Abein many countries have shown they are willing to take a risk, even a severe ris
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
in many countries have shown they are willing to take a risk, even a severe risk, in terms of what will actually happen because they are disappointed with the status quo,” said Martin Schulz, a researcher at Fujitsu... Read more
25d
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter
A look into last week’s German election – The Johns Hopkins Newstake? Merkel’s first and third coalitions took the form of a grand coalition be
The Johns Hopkins News-Letter / Posted 25 days ago
take? Merkel’s first and third coalitions took the form of a grand coalition between the CDU/CSU and the SPD. However, Martin Schulz and the SPD have already ruled out that option, choosing instead to act as the main opposition party and stay... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Japan calls snap election as new party roils outlooka risk, even a severe risk, in terms of what will actually happen because they
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
a risk, even a severe risk, in terms of what will actually happen because they are disappointed with the status quo,” said Martin Schulz, a researcher at Fujitsu Research Institute. But Schulz, who drew a comparison to French President Emmanuel... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Japan calls snap election as new party roils outlooka risk, even a severe risk, in terms of what will actually happen because they
Bdnews24.com / Posted 25 days ago
a risk, even a severe risk, in terms of what will actually happen because they are disappointed with the status quo,” said Martin Schulz, a researcher at Fujitsu Research Institute. But Schulz, who drew a comparison to French President Emmanuel... Read more
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Swissinfo
Japan calls snap election as new party roils outlooka risk, even a severe risk, in terms of what will actually happen because they
Swissinfo / Posted 26 days ago
a risk, even a severe risk, in terms of what will actually happen because they are disappointed with the status quo," said Martin Schulz, a researcher at Fujitsu Research Institute. But Schulz, who drew a comparison to French President Emmanuel... Read more
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Reuters
Japan calls snap election as new party roils outlooka risk, even a severe risk, in terms of what will actually happen because they
Reuters / Posted 26 days ago
a risk, even a severe risk, in terms of what will actually happen because they are disappointed with the status quo,” said Martin Schulz, a researcher at Fujitsu Research Institute. But Schulz, who drew a comparison to French President Emmanuel... Read more
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DW
German Social Democrat: “We failed miserably as a party” | Political interviews by Tim Sebastian & Michel Friedman |"Who knows what would have happened if [Schulz] wouldn't have run the campaign.
DW / Posted 26 days ago
"Who knows what would have happened if [Schulz] wouldn't have run the campaign." While early polls put Angela Merkel and Martin Schulz neck-and-neck, the result was the worst in the SPD's history Schulz, a former European Parliament president,... Read more
26d
DW
Does Labour's Jeremy Corbyn show Germany's SPD a way forward? |staring into an electoral abyss, to a party reaching giddy heights in the polls
DW / Posted 26 days ago
staring into an electoral abyss, to a party reaching giddy heights in the polls — by their standards — transformed by Martin Schulz who briefly breathed some life into the party. It couldn't and didn't last. In Sunday's election the SPD... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Phoenix of the German right?to come. Merkel has already vowed to win back right-wing voters. The SPD seeme
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 26 days ago
to come. Merkel has already vowed to win back right-wing voters. The SPD seemed to have gained new energy when it selected Martin Schulz, a former president of the European Parliament, as its leader in contesting the elections. However, the... Read more
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The Hindu
The fourth-term challengeand refugee crises, she relied lazily on satisfaction with the life in Germany
The Hindu / Posted 27 days ago
and refugee crises, she relied lazily on satisfaction with the life in Germany today to carry her to victory. Together with Martin Schulz, leader of the centre-left Social Democrats, she made a Faustian bargain to run the anaesthetising campaign... Read more
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DW
MEP Elmar Brok says post-election Germany is waiting on France to help reform the EU |but an 'incredible margin' And now your former European Parliament colleague [
DW / Posted 27 days ago
but an 'incredible margin' And now your former European Parliament colleague [the Social Democrats' chancellor candidate] Martin Schulz will be in the opposition, another pro-European. Is that also what you call would a "luxury problem?" There... Read more
27d
The Hill
Germans voted for continuity, but will get quite a bit of changeredistributionist, more social justice oriented group in the mold of Jeremy Cor
The Hill / Posted 27 days ago
redistributionist, more social justice oriented group in the mold of Jeremy Corbyn’s British Labor Party. The SPD chairman, Martin Schulz, gave an inkling of what that will look like when he forcefully attacked Chancellor Merkel on a post-election... Read more
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27d
The Hindu
Dutch gridlock could hold a portent for Germanywon 33% of the vote — down from 41.5% four years ago. Her coalition partner for
The Hindu / Posted 27 days ago
won 33% of the vote — down from 41.5% four years ago. Her coalition partner for the last term, the Social Democrats led by Martin Schulz, won 20.5% and vowed to go into Opposition. The most politically plausible option for Ms. Merkel is a... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Are you watching, Germany? Dutch still trying to form a govtof the vote - down from 41.5 percent four years ago. Her coalition partner for
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 27 days ago
of the vote - down from 41.5 percent four years ago. Her coalition partner for the last term, the Social Democrats led by Martin Schulz, won 20.5 percent and vowed to go into opposition. To the right of Merkel, the nationalist Alternative for... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Are you watching, Germany? Dutch still trying to form a govtof the vote - down from 41.5 percent four years ago. Her coalition partner for
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 27 days ago
of the vote - down from 41.5 percent four years ago. Her coalition partner for the last term, the Social Democrats led by Martin Schulz, won 20.5 percent and vowed to go into opposition. To the right of Merkel, the nationalist Alternative for... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Are you watching, Germany? Dutch still trying to form a govtof the vote — down from 41.5 percent four years ago. Her coalition partner for
The Middletown Press / Posted 27 days ago
of the vote — down from 41.5 percent four years ago. Her coalition partner for the last term, the Social Democrats led by Martin Schulz, won 20.5 percent and vowed to go into opposition. To the right of Merkel, the nationalist Alternative for... Read more
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