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Merkel elected as chancellor after six-month coalition negotiations

Angela Merkel has been elected by the parliament as Germany’s chancellor and will begin her fourth term nearly six months after the national election,...

Berlin condemns Israeli settlements in coalition agreement for first time

The two largest parties in Germany reached a coalition agreement on Wednesday. The agreement explicitly criticizes Israeli settlements in the West Bank, claiming that...

German Chancellor prepared to continue serving in wake of political crisis

Following the failed coalition negotiations in Germany after the Free Democratic Party (FDP) pulled out of the talks, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said during...

Merkel may face election as coalition talks collapse after FDP withdrawal

The Free Democratic Party (FDP) has pulled out of the German coalition talks after failing to reach mutual agreements. Germany may now face the...

Austrian leader Kurz invites far-right party to join his coalition

The right-wing populist Freedom Party, whose leader has warned of an 'Islamization' of Austria, has been invited by incoming Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to join...

Senior AfD official claims far right-wing party ‘represents Israel’ in Bundestag

In light of the concerns among the German Jewish community after the far right-wing AfD party became the third largest party in the Bundestag,...

Merkel worried about AfD rise but says it won’t influence refugee policy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was elected yesterday for her fourth term, commented on the rise of the Alternative for Germany (AfD). Merkel clarified...

Germany election results: Merkel wins 33%, far-right party rises

German Chancellor Angela Merkel won the majority of votes in the general election but expressed concern over the rise of the AfD party, which...

Demonstrations in Germany against far-right party

After far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD) won 13% of the votes in the general election and will return to the Bundestag for the...

Merkel wins fourth term, extreme right-wing party enters parliament for first time in 50...

Earlier today, Germans headed to their local polling station to cast their ballot and as expected, incumbent Chancellor Angela Merkel will serve a fourth...