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German CSU leader Seehofer wants Merkel coalition to work

Oct 16 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

Oct 16 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 2-German CSU leader Seehofer wants Merkel coalition to work

Oct 16 2018

* SPD blames CSU for ruling coalition's poor image (adds pressure for him to go)

German CSU leader Seehofer wants Merkel coalition to work

Oct 16 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

Oct 16 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

Oct 14 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

Oct 12 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

Oct 11 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

Sep 21 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

Sep 19 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

World News

How the man behind Khashoggi murder ran the killing via Skype

He ran social media for Saudi Arabia's crown prince. He masterminded the arrest of hundreds of his country's elite. He detained a Lebanese prime minister. And, according to two intelligence sources, he ran journalist Jamal Khashoggi's brutal killing at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by giving orders over Skype.