• ‘Better not to rule than rule badly': German coalition talks fail, shaking Merkel's position

    22 days ago - By RT

    The pro-business Free Democratic Party abruptly announced its exit from three-way talks to form the German government on Sunday, citing a lack of common ground. The setback may see Germany hold new elections, challenging Merkel's all but secured chancellorship.
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  • Merkel's Attempt to Form Four-Party Coalition Fails

    22 days ago - By Bloomberg

    Talks in Germany to form a new government coalition led by Chancellor Angela Merkel have collapsed. The pro-business Free Democrats have walked away from the negotiations, leaving Merkel in a rather tight spot and sending the euro slumping. Bloomberg's David Tweed reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
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  • Coalition talks collapse in Germany, casting doubt on the country's political future

    Coalition talks collapse in Germany, casting doubt on the country's political future

    22 days ago - By Business Insider

    Talks about forming a three-party coalition government in Germany dissolved after the free-market liberal Free Democratic Party pulled out on Sunday.
    Without the FDP, Merkel may be forced to form a minority coalition or hold fresh elections just months after the last elections.
    New elections could impact the future of Brexit negotiations.
    Talks about forming a three-party coalition government in Germany dissolved after the free-market liberal Free Democratic Party pulled out on Sunday.
    FDP leader Christian Lindner said there was no "basis of trust" with Chancellor Angela Merkel's...
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