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After the UK, Germany votes on Syria

The German lower house will decide on Friday whether to support the international coalition targeting ISIL militants in Syria. If given the go-ahead

The German lower house will decide on Friday whether to support the international coalition targeting ISIL militants in Syria. If given the go-ahead

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Thousands rally in Athens as Syriza faces backlash over bailout

In Greece, there have been fresh anti-government demonstrations. It comes after a deal was struck last week with EU partners to extend an aid

In Greece, there have been fresh anti-government demonstrations. It comes after a deal was struck last week with EU partners to extend an aid

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German parliament kicks off weekend of Berlin Wall commemorations

The German parliament has marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The special ceremony in the Bundestag kicked off a weekend of

The German parliament has marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The special ceremony in the Bundestag kicked off a weekend of

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Germany's new parliament assembles in Bundestag with first two black MPs

Germany’s parliament met for the first time on Tuesday, a month after Chancellor Angela Merkel’s election victory, with a record number of women and

Germany’s parliament met for the first time on Tuesday, a month after Chancellor Angela Merkel’s election victory, with a record number of women and

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Germany's ruling party rebuffs move for women's quota

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition has rejected an opposition move to set binding quotas for women on German company boards. The Christian

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition has rejected an opposition move to set binding quotas for women on German company boards. The Christian

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Germany's Free Democrats call for a united front

Germany’s Free Democrats, tried to muster a sense of unity at a make-or-break rally on Sunday, two weeks ahead of a key regional

Germany’s Free Democrats, tried to muster a sense of unity at a make-or-break rally on Sunday, two weeks ahead of a key regional

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Merkel wants Brussels veto on state budgets that break EU rules

German Chancellor Anglea Merkel wants the EU to have the right to veto member states budgets. She said Brussels should be allowed to intervene when

German Chancellor Anglea Merkel wants the EU to have the right to veto member states budgets. She said Brussels should be allowed to intervene when

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Germany parliament approves Brussels bailout plans

Hours after putting together a bailout scheme at the EU summit in Brussels, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was back in Germany for a vote on it in

Hours after putting together a bailout scheme at the EU summit in Brussels, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was back in Germany for a vote on it in

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Merkel calls for euro fiscal union and more discipline

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told the Bundestag that there is a need for more moves towards fiscal union in the euro zone. She dismissed

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told the Bundestag that there is a need for more moves towards fiscal union in the euro zone. She dismissed

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German MPs agree euro zone bailout boost

The German parliament has approved, by an overwhelming majority, a plan to boost the lending capacity of the euro zone bailout fund by 440 billion

The German parliament has approved, by an overwhelming majority, a plan to boost the lending capacity of the euro zone bailout fund by 440 billion

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German parliament backs Merkel and beefed-up eurozone fund

The German Bundestag has voted to approve new powers for the European-wide fund for helping euro zone countries in trouble.   523 were in favour, 85

The German Bundestag has voted to approve new powers for the European-wide fund for helping euro zone countries in trouble.   523 were in favour, 85

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Merkel tells MPs to 'do the right thing' on euro bailouts

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged fellow legislators to back a larger EU bailout fund for the bloc’s troubled economies. The Bundestag will

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged fellow legislators to back a larger EU bailout fund for the bloc’s troubled economies. The Bundestag will

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First Session for New German Government

Germany’s new coalition government has met for its first parliamentary session today. It’s the country’s 17th Bundestag, and has 622 members. After

Germany’s new coalition government has met for its first parliamentary session today. It’s the country’s 17th Bundestag, and has 622 members. After

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Germany's Bundestag celebrates 60th birthday

The 60th anniversary of the first session of the German parliament is being celebrated today. On September 7, 1949, the Bundestag officially got

The 60th anniversary of the first session of the German parliament is being celebrated today. On September 7, 1949, the Bundestag officially got