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Anger brewing in Germany's SPD against Merkel power pact

Dec 12, 2017 - 1:21 PM

SPD chief Martin Schulz is deeply skeptical about another GroKo power pact, and aware much of his party base is openly hostile to another coalition

TORN. In this file photo, Martin Schulz, leader of Germany's social democrat SPD party, addresses journalists following a meeting with his party's leadership on December 4, 2017 in Berlin. John Macdougall/AFP

Merkel urged to swiftly seal repeat coalition with SPD

Nov 27, 2017 - 6:13 AM

Angela Merkel has been scrambling to avert snap elections after arduous talks to form a new government with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the left-leaning Greens broke down a week ago

SUCKING IT UP. This file photo taken on September 18, 2017 shows a placard on a boat featuring German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her then challenger Martin Schulz, leader of Germany's social democratic party (SPD), drinking water with straws out of the Spree river and making its way past the German parliament (Bundestag) in Berlin. Odd Andersen/AFP

Who will tango with Merkel? German poll battle heats up

Sep 14, 2017 - 10:15 AM

The battle over the make up of Merkel s fourth government would potentially impact Berlin policy on everything from immigration and Russia relations to climate

IN SESSION. General view shows a session at the Bundestag (lower house of parliament) in Berlin on September 5, 2017. John MacDougall/AFP