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Merkel in last-ditch push for German coalition

Berlin, Germany | AFP | Chancellor Angela Merkel embarks Thursday on last-ditch talks with Germany’s second biggest party to form a government, in what is also a battle to rescue her political career. September’s inconclusive elections left the veteran leader without a majority and struggling to find partners to govern …

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THIS WEEK: FDP pulls out of Germany coalition talks

THIS WEEK: FDP pulls out of Germany coalition talks Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The possibility of forming a coalition government in Germany collapsed after the free-market liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) pulled out of the initiative on the night of Nov.19 after four weeks of talks with Chancellor Angela …

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Germany in political turmoil as coalition talks fail

Berlin, Germany | AFP | Chancellor Angela Merkel was left scrambling for ways to drag Germany out of crisis Monday after high-stakes talks to form a new government collapsed, potentially forcing Europe’s top economy into snap elections. Germany now faces weeks, if not months of paralysis with a lame-duck government that …

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New boys impress as England hold Germany

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  England debutants Jordan Pickford and Ruben Loftus-Cheek caught the eye as Gareth Southgate’s injured-ravaged side played out a 0-0 draw with world champions Germany in Friday’s Wembley friendly. Everton goalkeeper Pickford, 23, made a number of smart saves, while 21-year-old Chelsea midfielder Loftus-Cheek, who …

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Adidas leaps to higher profits on strong own-brand sales

Frankfurt am Main, Germany | AFP | German sports gear group Adidas on Thursday reported a jump in third-quarter profits, lifted by strong demand for its own-brand trainers and apparel in China and North America. The Bavarian company, which sponsors English Premier League giants Manchester United, said net profit soared to …

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Mercedes says recalls 400,000 UK cars on airbag fault

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Mercedes-Benz is recalling 400,000 UK cars owing to a fault that may deploy an airbag by error, the company said on Monday. A statement issued by the carmaker owned by German giant Daimler said the situation was not related to the airbags crisis at Japanese …

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Merkel back at the polls before tough coalition talks

Berlin, Germany | AFP | German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a regional vote test Sunday, after winning a fourth term with a disappointing showing that has forced her to embark on high-stakes coalition talks. Three weeks after German voters handed Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union its worst result in decades, the leader …

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