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The coming days could prove decisive for Angela Merkel's future as chancellor.
The coalition agreement published by the conservative People’s Party and the far-right Freedom Party is built around a vigorous protection of national identity.
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President Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave a statement after talks on forming a coalition government in Germany collapsed
Germany’s three would-be coalition partners have regrouped for a final round of talks to seek enough common ground in climate and migration policy to form a government.
Efforts to forge a coalition deal look likely to drag on into the weekend
Austria's biggest party and election winners the FPO set the bar high for any coalition partners.
The Netherlands has been without a new government since the March parliamentary election.
Germany is potentially facing months of tough coalition talks.
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The new leader of the conservative People's Party said he would discuss an early vote with Chancellor Kern on Monday after the coalition alliance collapsed last week.
US-backed Syrian militias say they have fully seized the town of Tabqa and the country’s largest dam from the so-called Islamic State.
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The FLN lost considerable ground in the election, winning just 164 seats compared to 221 five years ago.