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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Deniz Yücel released from Turkish prison

The German-Turkish journalist has left the Turkish prison. But a court allowed Yücel to be charged. The prosecutor demands 18 years imprisonment. Journalist Deniz Yücel has left prison after one year in Turkish custody. His lawyer Veysel Ok...

Grand coalition 2018: What’s in the new coalition agreement?

No time to read 177 pages? Here's a short version of what's in the coalition agreement   More money for education, digitalisation and families: SPD and CDU/CSU have agreed on a new edition of the grand coalition. After marathon negotiations, the new coalition agreement between CDU/CSU...

SPD to head finance ministry in new government

Chancellor Angela Merkel can continue governing in a grand coalition with the SPD - but her party is paying a high price. Because the Social Democrats are getting comparatively much power in the new government. Criticism is growing in Merkel's CDU. The coalition agreement has...

New edition of “grand coalition” looming as talks draw to a close

In the afternoon things were still looking promising for the new, old grand coalition, as development minister Müller announced a breakthrough in negotiations for his department. Later in the evening however, the talks seemed to reach an impasse again. According to Müller, himself representative of...