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The SPD has slid further into disarray since its leaders struck the coalition deal.
Merkel was weakened in a September election that saw her conservative bloc bleed support to a far-right party thrust into parliament for the first time by voters angry at her decision in 2015 to welcome more than a million immigrants.
The agreement has come at the end of more than four months of wrangling since the inconclusive elections in September.
The monumental deal, which enables flexible hours and an increase in wages, covers half a million employees in southwestern Germany.
Angela Merkel, weakened after losing votes to the far-right in a September election, is pinning her hopes for a fourth term on a re-run of the ‘grand coalition’ with the SPD to end four months of political limbo in Europe’s biggest economy.
Christian Democrat leader Merkel will sit down with Horst Seehofer, leader of her arch-conservative Bavarian sister party, and SPD leader Martin Schulz to open a week of intensive talks.
According to officials there are as many as 4,500 migrants in government-operated camps in Serbia.
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Persuading the centre-left Social Democrats to work with Merkel and revive the coalition is her best strategy to form a stable government and extend her 12 years in office.
Enticing Social Democrats to team up with her is Merkel’s best bet of forming a stable government and extending her 12-year tenure after her efforts to form an alliance with two smaller parties failed last year.
Ahead of his meeting with German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel, the Turkish foreign minister called for more economic cooperation if the ties improved between the two nations.
The SPD, which initially wanted to stay in opposition, has agreed to explore the possibility in the interest of political stability after Merkel’s coalition talks with two smaller parties collapsed in November.
British PM Theresa May, told her peers that she was on course to deliver Brexit and urged them to fasten the talks so as to unravel more than 40 year of membership, that UK has had with EU.
A mass influx of migrants from the Middle East in 2015 created deep divisions in the EU and members are still feuding over how to share the burden of caring for asylum seekers.
The Meerbusch fire department said up to 150 passengers were on the train and five people suffered injuries.
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With Donald Trump having avowed to withdraw from the Paris climate deal, the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance has said the US has no right to be involved in talks on how to implement the deal.
The far-right Alternative for Germany rails against what it calls the “Islamisation of Europe” and denies it is racist.
Immigration was the most divisive topic, with many conservatives blaming their election setback on Merkel’s decision to open Germany to a million migrants.
Merkel had previously said that the rule of law in Turkey was “moving in the wrong direction”, in a reference to the large-scale purge that Recep Tayyip Erdogan has carried out following a failed coup attempt in July 2016.
Denying the Holocaust, in which six million Jews were killed, is a crime in Germany, punishable by up to five years in prison.
Merkel agreed to put a number on how many people Germany would accept per year on humanitarian grounds, namely a net total of around 200,000 individuals.
The youth wing of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives said on Friday the bloc had a credibility problem on migration.
Germany’s parliament approved marriage equality in June after Chancellor Angela Merkel chose to make the vote a matter of conscience.
His exit as the finance minister will help facilitate coalition talks with the pro-business Free Democrats in a fractious Bundestag lower house.
Anxiety runs high over international tensions and there is a fear that Germany’s economic security is under threat.
Merkel’s conservative bloc won 32.9% of the vote, down 8.6 points from the 2013 election, hitting its lowest level since 1949.
Merkel’s conservative bloc is on track to remain the largest group in parliament, opinion polls indicated.
Few thought she’d go the distance when she first came to power. That was more than a decade ago.
A GMS poll on Thursday said 34% were not planning to vote or were undecided, higher than 29% who did not cast ballots in the last election.
If the union’s gambit is successful, economists counting on strong wage rises will be watching to see if there are deflationary effects as domestic consumption overtakes exports.
Merkel’s conservative party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), has long opposed Turkish membership in the European Union.
Merkel denied she had made any mistakes with her open-door policy even though the arrival of a million refugees over the last two years from Syria and Iraq opened deep rifts in her conservative party and depressed its support.
The comments, some of Erdogan’s harshest yet against Merkel, drew a furious response from Merkel, her government and some Turkish organisations in Germany.
The EU budget commissioner said the UK will have to keep making payments for long-term programmes until at least 2020, even after it leaves in 2019.
FDP chief Christian Lindner said it might be necessary to “encapsulate” the Crimea issue to maintain good ties between Russia, Germany and the EU.
Germany says Vietnamese businessman Trinh Xuan Thanh was seized in Germany and spirited to Vietnam where he is suspected of corruption and causing losses at a Vietnamese state firm.
The police said the suspect had suddenly started attacking customers in the shop, with no immediate indication of any political or religious motive.
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg is offering to broker the feud which arose because Turkey refused access to German lawmakers to their own troops in a Turkish base.