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German CSU leader Seehofer wants Merkel coalition to work

16 Oct 2018

BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel's leading critic in her coalition government said on Tuesday he wanted the ruling alliance to work, batting away calls for his own resignation after a dismal result for his party in Bavaria's regional election.

German CSU leader Seehofer wants Merkel coalition to work

16 Oct 2018

BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel's leading critic in her coalition government said on Tuesday he wanted the ruling alliance to work, batting away calls for his own resignation after a dismal result for his party in Bavaria's regional election.

German CSU leader Seehofer wants Merkel coalition to work

16 Oct 2018

BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel's leading critic in her coalition government said on Tuesday he wanted the ruling alliance to work, batting away calls for his own resignation after a dismal result for his party in Bavaria's regional election.

UPDATE 1-German CSU leader Seehofer wants Merkel coalition to work

16 Oct 2018

* SPD blames CSU for ruling coalition's poor image (Recasts with Seehofer quotes, pressure for him to go)

Bavaria election humbles Merkel allies, raising tensions in Berlin

15 Oct 2018

BERLIN/MUNICH Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies suffered their worst election result since 1950 on Sunday, bleeding votes to the far-right and the ecologist Greens in a setback that raised tensions within Germany's crisis-prone national government. | Video

Firms warn German employees on populism before state votes

12 Oct 2018

BERLIN/MUNICH, Oct 12 Munich-based German aircraft engine maker MTU Aero Engines has warned its employees against populism before a regional election in Bavaria, and consultants EY have issued their local staff with similar guidance.

Alarm bells for Merkel as Bavarian allies face election slump

11 Oct 2018

BERLIN/MUNICH Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies are heading for their worst showing in a state election in over 60 years, a setback that risks widening divisions within Germany's crisis-prone national government.

Merkel wants to defuse coalition crisis over spymaster this weekend

21 Sep 2018

BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday the leaders of her coalition parties would try to find a solution this weekend to a row over Germany's scandal-tainted spymaster, seeking to defuse a problem that has plunged the government into crisis.

Merkel coalition slides into 'permanent crisis mode' with spy row

19 Sep 2018

BERLIN A clumsy compromise to end a row over the fate of Germany's spy chief has exposed a cruel fact: the parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel's right-left coalition are loveless partners in a dysfunctional relationship that none of them can afford to quit. | Video

German spy scandal exposes deep divisions in Merkel government

14 Sep 2018

BERLIN A scandal over migrants being chased through the streets has exposed a rift between Angela Merkel and Germany's security establishment that is dividing her coalition and hindering efforts to contain the fall-out from her "open door" refugee policy. | Video

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