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German rivals reach coalition agreement
German Chancellor agrees to form coalition government with campaign rivals Social Democrats after 17 hours of talks.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2013 06:37 GMT
Merkel, rivals to continue coalition talks
Re-elected German chancellor and Social Democrats decided to meet again on forming "grand coalition".
Last updated: 04 Oct 2013 21:05 GMT
Germany's Merkel looks for 'grand coalition'
Winning more than 40 percent of the vote, Angela Merkel's party courts the centre-left to form a government.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2013 16:07 GMT
German vote leaves Merkel looking for allies
Conservatives enjoy best results since 1990 but concessions to centre-left rivals could be cost of coalition deal.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 20:42 GMT
Merkel's conservatives win German vote
Chancellor wins third term, but will have to seek new coalition after her centre-right allies crash out of parliament.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 02:18 GMT
Exit polls give Merkel victory in Germany
Chancellor Merkel has won a third term but may be forced to govern in "grand coalition" with Social Democrats.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2013 22:29 GMT
The many faces of Frau Merkel
For conservatives she is too social-democratic; for social-democrats she is too neoliberal; who is Germany's Power-Frau?
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 18:24 GMT
Redefining charisma with Angela Merkel
Described by some as "unremarkable and dour", the leader of Europe's strongest economy rose from humble origins.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 16:57 GMT
Does Germany have a poverty problem?
Low wages and unemployment are issues in Chancellor Merkel's hometown as Sunday's vote approaches.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2013 14:36 GMT
Turks may be the swing vote in German poll
Parties are using issues near and dear to immigrants' hearts to court Turkish Germans.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2013 14:13 GMT
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JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The Gaza conundrum: To invade or not to invade
US complicity in Israel's attack on Gaza
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Modernity according to the Islamic State, Boko Haram, the Taliban et al
'Nazis rape Brazil': The World Cup according to Twitter
The slow death of Turkish higher education
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In Pictures: Assault on Gaza continues
Israeli air strikes continue as the Palestinian death toll has reached more than 100, and several hundred more injured.
In Pictures: Lyari trades guns for football
World Cup fever grips southern Pakistani town notorious for gang wars and drug peddling.
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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