Pressure grew Thursday within Germany's Social Democratic Party to at least discuss the possibility of forming a new government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, after her talks with other parties … Click to Continue »
Last weekend, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her prospective government were supposed to announce to the world that everything was on track. But on Sunday evening, the liberal FDP (Free Democratic Party) made a dramatic departure from the coalition negotiations. Germany isn’t in crisis, but it is facing a new set of challenges. Don’t bet against […]
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) faced pressure on Wednesday to consider offering coalition talks to Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives to settle the worst political crisis in modern German history.
EU leaders will meet as planned next month to discuss reforms to the euro despite the crisis in Germany over the collapse of Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition talks, EU President Donald Tusk said Wednesday. "Just to be clear: TheShow More Summary
BERLIN (Reuters) - Half of Germans are in favor of calling a new election after Chancellor Angela Merkel failed to reach a deal to form a new coalition with two other parties, while a fifth back forming a minority government, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday.
Authored by Mike Shedlock via themaven.net/mishtalk, Who has a worse track record on the environment: President Trump or German Chancellor Angela Merkel? Let's investigate. Trump Stance and Results On September 19, amid chatter thatShow More Summary
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's right-hand man, Peter Altmaier, appealed to political parties on Tuesday to decide in the next three weeks whether they can form a stable government and drag Germany out of a political impasse.
Germany's president is to meet with party leaders after talks to form a new government between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc the left-leaning Greens and pro-business Free Democrats broke down … Click to Continue »
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that she favors holding new elections. Merkel also said she was "skeptical" about the idea of forming a minority government. Talks about forming a three-party coalition government in Germany dissolved...Show More Summary
Germany's political crisis threatens to paralyse the EU, experts warn, robbing it of Chancellor Angela Merkel's leadership just as it wrestles with Brexit negotiations and ambitious French proposals for far-reaching reforms. The collapse...Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's attempt to put together a previously untried government with two smaller and ideologically diverse parties has collapsed. Germany's election on Sept. 24 left only two politically plausible combinations with a majority in parliament, and the breakdown of coalition talks Sunday night appears to have removed one...
EURUSD is testing overnight lows (and gold is tumbling) after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would prefer to go ahead with new federal elections rather than try to form a minority government. Seeking her fourth term, Bloomberg...Show More Summary
Germany, a country of 82 million, welcomed from 800,000 to over one million migrants and unvetted “refugees” in 2015. Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed close over 280,000 migrants in 2016. Frau Merkel’s policies have not gone unnoticed. Show More Summary
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged early Monday to maintain stability after the Free Democratic Party pulled out of talks on forming a new government with her conservative bloc and the left-leaning Greens, raising the possibility of new elections.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's attempt to put together a previously untried government with two smaller and ideologically diverse parties has collapsed. Germany's election on Sept. 24 left only two politically … Click to Continue...
BERLIN — Only a couple of months ago, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was Europe’s most powerful leader. Some even claimed that she had become the leader of the Western world and filled the void left by President Trump. Yet at the moment, she’s not even the most powerful person in Germany. Late Sunday night, the Free […]
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc and two smaller parties pushed Saturday to find agreement on climate change and immigration, with an eye on producing compromises by weekend's end so they can move ahead with talks on building a ruling coalition..
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to meet with the country's president after talks on forming a new government collapsed in the night, raising the possibility of new elections. Merkel will … Click to Continue »
BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's efforts to form a three-way coalition government that would secure herself a fourth term hit a major setback after a would-be coalition partner unexpectedly pulled out of talks, thrusting Germany into a political crisis.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's efforts to form a three-way coalition government that would secure her a fourth term hit a major setback on Sunday after a would-be coalition partner pulled out of exploratory talks, citing irreconcilable differences.