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Climate fears lift Greens' chances of running Germany

18 Jul 2019

BERLIN A former trampolinist and a children's author have led the Greens to a spectacular comeback in Germany, raising the once-unthinkable prospect of a Green chancellor succeeding Angela Merkel.

No easy options for Germany as SPD crisis shakes coalition

04 Jun 2019

BERLIN The abrupt resignation of the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) after disastrous European and regional elections has thrown the future of the 'grand coalition' with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives into doubt.

No easy options for Germany as SPD crisis shakes coalition

04 Jun 2019

BERLIN The abrupt resignation of the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) after disastrous European and regional elections has thrown the future of the 'grand coalition' with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives into doubt.

Germany's SPD head proposes vote on floor leadership after election rout

28 May 2019

BERLIN The head of Germany's Social Democrats said on Monday she would propose a vote on her position as leader of the party in parliament, after her decision to stay in coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives was criticised by the party's left.

Germany's SPD head proposes vote on floor leadership after election rout

28 May 2019

BERLIN The head of Germany's Social Democrats said on Monday she would propose a vote on her position as leader of the party in parliament, after her decision to stay in coalition with Angela Merkel's conservatives was criticised by the party's left.

Germany's SPD chief vows to stay in Merkel coalition after Bremen rout

27 May 2019

BERLIN Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) suffered a humbling blow on Sunday, failing to win the most votes in the state of Bremen for the first time in 73 years, but their leader vowed to stay in government with Angela Merkel's conservatives.

Defeat for SPD in bastion Bremen may threaten Merkel's coalition

15 May 2019

BREMEN, Germany Germany's weakened Social Democrats (SPD) look likely to lose the state of Bremen after seven decades next week in an election that could set the clock ticking on their strained national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Defeat for SPD in bastion Bremen may threaten Merkel's coalition

15 May 2019

BREMEN, Germany, May 15 Germany's weakened Social Democrats (SPD) look likely to lose the state of Bremen after seven decades next week in an election that could set the clock ticking on their strained national coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Double standards? German multilateralist mantra under scrutiny

04 Apr 2019

BERLIN Keen to use its presidency of the U.N. Security Council to demonstrate its commitment to multilateralism, Germany has laid itself bare to criticism from disenchanted allies of double standards on defence spending, energy and arms exports.

Gaffe prone? Carnival joke backfires on Merkel protege

07 Mar 2019

BERLIN The leader of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats (CDU), Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, drew sharp criticism from her Social Democrat coalition partners on Wednesday for poking fun at trans-gender people in a light-hearted carnival speech.

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