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Germany a step closer to new electioins

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday her efforts to form a three-way coalition government had failed, thrusting Germany into a political crisis and pushing Europe’s largest economy closer to a possible new election. 600 more words

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Württemberg #O99 (1881)

The Kingdom of Württemberg (Königreich Württemberg) was a German state that existed from 1805 to 1918, located within the area that is now Baden-Württemberg. The kingdom was a continuation of the Duchy of Württemberg, which existed from 1495 to 1805.  5,563 more words

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What is HefeHof in Niedersachsen

If you’re looking for a place where you can get everything you need for Christmas and you want this everything to be handmade and totally unique, Niedersachsen, Germany, is the perfect place for your visit! 139 more words

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Here's how Germany could end up having a snap election next year

Source: The Local

A collapse of exploratory talks on forming a new German government under Chancellor Angela Merkel would likely trigger snap elections, a prospect fraught with risk for Europe’s top economic power. 346 more words

Europe

Leipzig University considers firing law professor over call for ‘white Europe’

Source: The Local

By Shelley Pascual: shelley.pascual@thelocal.com @shelleypascual

One of Germany’s most venerable universities is considering the future of a law professor who tweeted solidarity with Polish white nationalists. 170 more words

Europe

Coalition talks collapse in Germany, leaving political uncertainty for Merkel

Source: CNN

(CNN)Germany is facing a likely period of political deadlock after talks to form a coalition government among four of the country’s seven parliamentary political parties fell apart shortly before midnight on Sunday. 103 more words

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