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Merkel plots EU army with Emmanuel Macron as she vows to create a United States of Europe

Added: 19.01.2018 16:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

ANGELA Merkel vowed Germany and France would help create a United States of Europe with its own EU army and common euro zone budget as she was welcomed to Paris by Emmanuel Macron today.


What's Next: January 20, 2018

Added: 19.01.2018 16:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

January 20, 2018 5:00 AM
Germany's centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) will vote tomorrow on a proposal by party leaders to start formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc.


Merkel's future hangs by thread: SPD close to REJECTING German grand coaltion

Added: 19.01.2018 13:39 | 0 views | 0 comments

ANGELA Merkel’s desperate plan to save her career by forming a grand coalition with her old partners is hanging in the balance over concerns Social Democrat members will reject a deal.


Merkel-Macron meeting shows the 'Franco-German couple is still functioning'

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to the Élysée presidential palace on Friday is an effort to show that Paris and Berlin remain united and determined to forge ahead on Europe.


Merkel, Macron hopeful about German coalition talks

Added: 19.01.2018 13:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

PARIS (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expressing optimism that a weekend meeting by the rival Social Democrats will lead to coalition talks with her conservatives that could end months of tense political limbo in Europe’s leading economy. Meeting Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris, Merkel said she hopes the party congress [...]


'We don't need her' Germany will survive without Merkel fumes ex-finance minister

Added: 19.01.2018 10:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

GERMANY’S former finance minister has claimed it does not matter if Angela Merkel fails to form a coalition and said the country was still “suffering” from an influx of asylum seekers encouraged by its open border policy.


Merkel's grand coalition could be over in TWO YEARS - even if it's AGREED

Added: 19.01.2018 9:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel’s plans for a grand coalition with the left-wing Social Democrats could fail to last past two years according to the blueprint paper whch reveals the fragility of the partnership.


Germany halts further arms exports to parties in Yemen war

Added: 19.01.2018 9:03 | 1 views | 0 comments

BERLIN (AP) — Germany says it won’t approve arms exports to countries involved in the conflict in Yemen, a move that could affect sales of military hardware to Saudi Arabia. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Union bloc and the center-left Social Democrats agreed during preliminary coalition talks last week to “immediately” stop approving arms exports to countries [...]


German election would further harm SPD, Schulz warns

Added: 19.01.2018 8:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

The leader of Germany's Social Democrats on Friday (Jan 19) urged members of his centre-left party to endorse coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives or risk facing new elections that could further damage the party.


Germany's Merkel to address Davos forum next Wednesday

Added: 19.01.2018 5:55 | 0 views | 0 comments

The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel will appear at the World Economic Forum in Davos next Wednesday, a day when the event's focus is on Europe.


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