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German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on prior to the start of the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, on October 24, 2018. (Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ - AFP)

State poll threatens second blow to weakened Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday faces a second regional election within a fortnight set to inflict more pain on her shaky coalition and strengthen centrifugal forces that could yet tear it apart.
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Germany halts arms shipment to Saudi Arabia over slain Jamal Khashoggi

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has ordered a halt of arms shipment to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
(FILES) This handout picture taken and released on May 13, 2018 and released on May 14, 2018 by the Turkish Presidential Press office shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) posing for a photo with German footballer of Turkish origin Mesut Ozil (L) in London. Footballer Mesut Ozil said on july 22, 2018 he had no regrets about his controversial photograph with Erdogan that sparked questions about his loyalty to Germany's national squad ahead of the World Cup. / AFP PHOTO / TURKISH PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE / KAYHAN OZER

Recep Erdogan accused of using Mesut Ozil saga to push Turkey’s Euro 2024 bid

German politicians on Wednesday accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of using Mesut Ozil's controversial retirement from international football to boost Turkey's bid to host Euro 2024 -- and weaken Germany's.

Angela Merkel’s leadership under threat over migrant policy

Angela Merkel's leadership is under threat after her alliance partner gave her two weeks to agree to turn away refugees at Germany's borders.

Russian spy chief: UK and US ‘staged’ Salisbury nerve agent attack

Russia's spy chief has claimed the Salisbury nerve agent attack was "staged" by Britain and the US, ahead of an emergency meeting of an international watchdog.

Angela Merkel begins fourth term as German Chancellor

Angela Merkel has finally begun her fourth term as Chancellor after almost six months of political deadlock in Germany.

German parliament meets to elect Angela Merkel for 4th term

Germany’s parliament is meeting to elect Angela Merkel for a fourth term as chancellor, ending nearly six months of political drift in Europe’s biggest economy.

Germany’s Social Democrats back coalition with Angela Merkel

Members of Germany's Social Democrat Party (SPD) have voted in favour of entering a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a postal ballot, according to a statement by the party.

Angela Merkel to name new cabinet

The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel is preparing to name her ministerial team for a new German government, to give a new face to her administration.

Germany deadlock lifted as Angela Merkel enters coalition talks

Germany's centre-left party has agreed to coalition talks with Angela Merkel's conservatives after four months of deadlock.

Germany stops arms exports to Yemen combatants

Germany will stop all arms exports to countries involved in the ongoing war in Yemen, a government spokesperson has announced.

Angela Merkel’s party, others strike coalition deal

Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU), the Christian Social Union (CSU) and the Social Democratic Party (SPD) have reached a breakthrough to begin official talks on coalition.

Germany’s Angela Merkel confirms ready to govern with liberals and Greens

German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed Saturday she would start talks with liberals and Greens to try to form a new coalition government after last month's election.

German far-right party calls for Merkel to be punished

Germany's leading right-wing party will press for Chancellor Angela Merkel to be "severely punished" for her immigration policies once it assumes a place in parliament, its leader said on Sunday.

1,000 ‘treason’ complaints against Merkel since 2015

More than 1,000 criminal complaints for high treason have been filed against German Chancellor Angela Merkel since the height of the refugee crisis in 2015, local media reported Wednesday.

Turkey slams ‘arrogant’ German reaction to Erdogan poll call

Turkey on Saturday lashed out at "arrogant" German reaction to comments by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urging ethnic Turks in Germany to vote against both parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition.

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