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  1. FILE PHOTO: German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and Chancellor Angela Merkel attend

    'Death wish' or compromise? Pension row threatens German coalition

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has a month to reach a deal with her coalition partners on pension reforms or face the risk of her government ...
  2. CDU, CSU and SPD news conference before signing a coalition deal in Berlin

    German coalition parties vow to stay together but have 'a lot to do'

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners said on Wednesday they would keep working together after welcoming a report which they ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Weekly German cabinet meeting

    Most Germans expect Merkel coalition to last to 2021, poll shows

    Almost three-quarters of Germans expect the ruling coalition government to last until the end of the current legislative period in 2021 and ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: Election campaign in Dresden

    Far right to deal blow to shaky Merkel coalition in eastern votes

    The far right is set to make strong gains in two regional elections in eastern German on Sunday, potentially upending 30 years of rule by the two ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, a member of the co-governing Social Democrats, att

    Germany's SPD wants to target super rich with wealth tax

    Germany's co-governing Social Democrats (SPD) want to introduce a wealth tax for multimillionaires and billionaires and use the extra revenues to ...
  6. FILE PHOTO:  Far-right party surge puts Merkel's conservatives in a bind in their eastern Germ

    Far-right party surge in eastern German regions threatens Merkel's coalition

    A surge in support for the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party before regional elections next month in two former communist eastern ...
  7. FILE PHOTO: Chancellor Angela and Finance Minister Scholz meet representatives from German unions a

    SPD members need a say over German coalition's fate, Scholz tells Spiegel

    Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) should involve rank-and-file members in a decision on whether to remain in the governing coalition led by ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: Ralf Stegner speaks during the SPD's one-day party congress in Bonn

    Germany's SPD looks left for alternatives to Merkel coalition

    Leading members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) spoke out for a three-way left wing alliance as an alternative to their fragile 'grand ...
  9. German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the cabinet meeting in Berlin

    German Greens explore leftist state alliance, in warning to Merkel

    Germany's Greens have proposed holding coalition talks in the city state of Bremen with the Social Democrats and far-left Linke, in a reminder to ...
  10. Social Democratic Party leaders react on first exit polls following the European Parliament electio

    Leader of Germany's battered leftists faces calls to quit parliament post

    The leader of Germany's Social Democrats, Andrea Nahles, will face calls to resign as its parliamentary chief at a crisis meeting on Wednesday ...