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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
Banker quits over race remarks
A board member of Germany's central bank stands down over criticism of Muslims and Jews.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2010 23:20 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
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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