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Germany's coalition to detail carbon-free plans after marathon talks

20 Sep 2019

BERLIN, Sept 20 German Chancellor Angela Merkel will on Friday unveil a major new climate protection package thrashed out by parties in her coalition through the night ahead of Friday's global day of protests by activists demanding action on climate change.

Germany gambles on green with carbon cap plan

18 Sep 2019

BERLIN The German government is set to present a new climate-change policy on Friday that will likely include a carbon-pricing initiative to cap the use of fossil fuels in Europe's largest economy, where the Greens party is enjoying a surge in support.

Germany fines Facebook for under-reporting complaints

02 Jul 2019

BERLIN German authorities have fined Facebook 2 million euros (£1.7 million) for under-reporting complaints about illegal content on its social media platform in breach of the country's law on internet transparency.

Faced with rising far right, Soros Foundations look West

25 Jun 2019

(This June 20 story corrects role of Shetty in paragraph 13. Shetty is head of an OSF advisory committee for the Asia-Pacific region, not Asia-Pacific head)

Faced with rising far right, Soros Foundations look West

20 Jun 2019

* Nationalist election victories imperil civil society funding

Factbox - From Marx to Nahles: The rise and fall of Germany's SPD

03 Jun 2019

BERLIN Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD), which helped shape modern Germany under a series of renowned chancellors, is facing one of the deepest crises in its history.

Factbox: From Marx to Nahles: The rise and fall of Germany's SPD

03 Jun 2019

BERLIN Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD), which helped shape modern Germany under a series of renowned chancellors, is facing one of the deepest crises in its history.

Factbox: From Marx to Nahles - The rise and fall of Germany's SPD

03 Jun 2019

BERLIN Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD), which helped shape modern Germany under a series of renowned chancellors, is facing one of the deepest crises in its history.

Merkel heir faces widespread criticism after proposal to regulate online opinion

28 May 2019

BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel's heir apparent faced criticism from across Germany's political spectrum on Tuesday after she called for rules about expressing online opinions before elections in response to a YouTube video that criticised her party.

Don't play that song for me: anthem plan highlights German divisions

21 May 2019

DRESDEN, Germany Thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Bodo Ramelow, premier of the eastern state of Thuringia, thinks it might be time for a new national anthem for a reunited Germany.

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