Tag: Germany

Merkel Agrees Coalition Government but Hurdle Remains

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel finally reached a deal Wednesday to form a new German coalition government, handing the powerful finance ministry to the country’s main center-left party in an agreement aimed at ending months of political gridlock. The

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German Parliament Debates Increasing Chain Migration

BERLIN (AP) – German lawmakers are debating regulations over migrants’ rights to bring close relatives to the country, a topic which has been a major issue of coalition talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Union bloc and the centre-left Social Democrats.

Merkel ‘Mocked’ PM May’s Brexit Negotiations at Secret Davos Briefing

German Chancellor Angela Merkel reduced a secret gathering of journalists to “uproarious” laughter as she recounted the British prime minister’s clueless approach to Brexit negotiations during the Davos meetings last week, in claimed remarks that come shortly after President Trump also said he thought May was handling Brexit badly.