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Habemus coalition - or not?

Germany is slowly crawling towards a new government. Marissa is back in Berlin, while Niklas is still freezing in Kyiv. Together they give you a rundown of the outcome of the coalition treaty between CDU/CSU and SPD and get you up to speed as to how this might possibly, potentially and maybe soon lead to Germany having a new government almost six months after the September 2017 elections. 44 more words


UK PM May to meet Germany’s Merkel on Friday — The Crusader Journal

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Friday as Britain and its European Union partners head into crunch negotiations about Brexit.

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There is danger now in Germany of a weak, centrist government – with extremists flourishing on both sides — Conservative Home

It is more than possible that by forming a new coalition with the Social Democrats, Angela Merkel has dug her own grave. Many of her own Christian Democrats are appalled by her behaviour.

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Coalition deal in Germany — Your NZ

Remember that Germany had it’s election the same weekend New Zealand did, back in September last year. There were complaints here about how long it took us to have a government formed – it took about 4 weeks.

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German leisure center becomes first to ban migrants — Fellowship of the Minds

Someone finally doing something to protect their people. From Daily Mail: A German leisure centre has become the first in the country to ban all migrants after a schoolgirl was sexually assaulted in a public swimming pool by Syrian teenagers.

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German parties agree on climate as coalition talks progress — The Crusader Journal

By Andreas Rinke and Markus Wacket BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives agreed with their would-be Social Democrat (SPD) partners on Wednesday on climate targets for 2030, a sign of steady progress in coalition talks which both sides aim to conclude within a week.

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