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Merkel, Social Democrats seek clarity on coalition talks — The Crusader Journal

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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SPD leader promises to push Germany to embrace Macron — The Crusader Journal

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.

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Political attack? German Mayor Hollstein stabbed for sheltering refugees

German Mayor known for his welcoming stance towards refugees has been seriously injured in a knife attack which authorities said was likely politically motivated. 176 more words

Political failures

So, this time lets talk politics. Again. I did this a while ago and i usually try to avoid topics like those (or others like religions) because everyone out there got a different take on it. 665 more words


Jamaica? No, they walked out of their own accord

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


German coalition talks collapse, EU and the West vulnerable — Your NZ

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.

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