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BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) say they hope to find clarity soon on prospects for a new ruling coalition as they gear up for exploratory talks this week.
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) will do everything in their power to ensure that Berlin embraces the European ideas of French President Emmanuel Macron, SPD leader Martin Schulz said on Wednesday.
THE BRITISH MEDIA has trouble understanding Germany. Willful ignorance, ingrained obscurantism, and a long tradition of treating continental Europe as ‘the other’ has made contemporary journalism frequently hysterical and poorly informed when it comes to European politics. 1,088 more words
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There were complaints about New Zealand political parties taking several weeks to work out who would be in the new government. The German election was at the same time as ours, but their coalition talks have just collapsed.