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Factbox - Points of contention in talks on German coalition

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her conservative Bavarian allies meet the leader of the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) on Wednesday to start exploring the possibility of governing together.

11:36am GMT

Factbox: Points of contention in talks on German coalition

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her conservative Bavarian allies meet the leader of the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) on Wednesday to start exploring the possibility of governing together.

11:34am GMT

Factbox: Points of contention in talks on German coalition

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her conservative Bavarian allies meet the leader of the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) on Wednesday to start exploring the possibility of governing together.

11:29am GMT

FACTBOX-Points of contention in talks on German coalition

BERLIN, Dec 13 German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her conservative Bavarian allies meet the leader of the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) on Wednesday to start exploring the possibility of governing together.

29 Nov 2017

German SPD, conservatives argue over repatriation of Syrian refugees

BERLIN Members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) and Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives argued on Wednesday about repatriating Syrian refugees accused of crimes, a potential foretaste of coalition negotiations on immigration.

27 Nov 2017

Germany's Christmas markets open under tight security a year after attack

BERLIN Germany's Christmas markets opened on Monday at the start of the holiday season, with security staff on hand and concrete barriers to protect shoppers, nearly a year after an Islamist militant killed 12 people by driving a truck into crowds.

16 Nov 2017

Refugee crisis influx no boon for German integration - study

BERLIN The wave of refugees that entered Germany in 2015-2016 has slowed its integration efforts, according to a study that also showed little progress since 2005 in levelling the playing field for immigrants on education, employment and incomes.

10 Nov 2017

Exhibit at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate evokes Syrian war

BERLIN Three upended buses, a reminder of a barricade erected in Aleppo in 2015 at the height of the Syrian civil war, appeared in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Friday as part of an installation by Syrian-German artist Manaf Halbouni. | Video

09 Nov 2017

Germany's far-right AfD calls for repatriation of Syrian refugees

BERLIN The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party called on Thursday for the repatriation of half a million Syrian refugees living in Germany, saying the war there was nearly over and that President Bashar al-Assad had urged refugees to return home.

08 Nov 2017

German court rules in favour of third gender category

BERLIN Germany's highest court ruled on Wednesday in favour of the introduction of a third gender category for people who do not identify as either male or female or are born with an ambiguous sexual anatomy.

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