Merkel`s CDU, SPD move closer to form new coalition govt

German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and the Opposition Social Democrats (SPD) have agreed to hold a third round of talks on Thursday as the two parties moved closer to form a new coalition government.

Angela Merkel`s party woos potential coalition partner

German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) may agree on tax rises in order to form coalition government with centre-left Social Democrats (SPD), CDU officials suggested.

Angela Merkel appeals citizens to votes

Ahead of Sunday`s elections, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has appealed to people for voting as latest polls suggest a highly suspenseful election Sunday, although she appeared all set for a third term.

Merkel`s CDU loses Lower Saxony polls in Germany

The CDU`s coalition partner FDP surprised pollsters and election analysts by finishing the race with 9.9 per cent votes.

Germany: Poll defeat `won’t weaken` Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted that she won’t budge on the issue of budget discipline.

Merkel`s coalition loses German state vote

German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s CDU and its junior coalition partner FDP suffered a debacle in the elections in Schleswig-Holstein.

Joachim Gauck elected new German president

Activist pastor Joachim Gauck was
elected German president by an overwhelming majority.

Merkel party suffers fresh poll setback in Berlin

Germany`s centre-left Social Democrats beat Angela Merkel`s conservatives in a regional election in the city-state of Berlin.

Merkel`s CDU routed in Hamburg state election

The rout will cost German Chancellor`s CDU three seats in the upper house.