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The unbearable lightness of European politics
Will EU pre-election media campaigns and TV debates capture the European voter's declining interest?
Last updated: 14 May 2014 11:23 GMT
German party clears way for third Merkel term
Social Democrats, Germany's main centre-left party, vote in favour of coalition with conservative Christian Democrats.
Last updated: 15 Dec 2013 03:20 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
Applying the brakes in Germany's election
Angela Merkel's lead is largely due to the opposition's lack of leadership.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2013 16:16 GMT
Germany's election, the EU, and the future of the Euro
Does Angela Merkel's probable electoral victory have long-standing effects on the Euro?
Last updated: 17 Sep 2013 13:04 GMT
Profile: Peer Steinbruck
The outspoken Social Democrat leader has called for higher taxes on the rich and a national minimum wage.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2013 20:55 GMT
'Tight race' in key German state election
CDU-led ruling coalition and opposition SDP and allies running neck and neck in Lower Saxony vote, exit polls show.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2013 20:15 GMT
German parliament backs Merkel's fiscal pact
Budestag lower house approves permanent EU bailout fund in show of Berlin's commitment to single eurozone currency.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2012 23:35 GMT
European Left backs France's Hollande
If elected, the Socialist candidate may help leftist coaliations in France, Germany and Italy to also take power.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2012 18:50 GMT
German parties agree on new president
German government and opposition agree on backing Joachim Gauck for post, after incumbent quit amidst scandal.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2012 21:55 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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