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Czech parties ink coalition deal paving way to cabinet

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 21:48

Three Czech parties on Monday signed a coalition deal that should pave the way for a new cabinet months after a bribery and spy scandal toppled the prime minister.

Germany`s Merkel agrees coalition with Social Democrats

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 12:21

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Wednesday agreed to form a coalition government with campaign rivals the Social Democrats, two months after her conservatives won elections but fell short of a full majority.

Czech parties brace for coalition talks after fractured vote

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 09:38

To make things worse, the Social Democrats tried but failed yesterday to oust their leader Bohuslav Sobotka over their worse-than-expected election result.

Social democrats win Czech Republic elections

Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 09:08

The CSSD Social Democratic Party has won the legislative elections held in the Czech Republic with 20.5 percent of the vote, the office of statistics in Prague said Saturday.

Czech center-left ekes out slim poll victory, tough coalition talks loom

Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 00:15

Czech Social Democrats won a slim victory in a parliamentary election on Saturday but faced a tough task forming a government after a wave of voter anger over sleaze and budget cuts propelled new protest parties into parliament.

Merkel`s party in decisive talks on coalition

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 19:53

German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s conservatives held a third round of exploratory talks Thursday with the Social Democrats (SPD) on forming a coalition government to rule Europe`s largest economy for the next four years.

Merkel`s party to hold talks with Greens again

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 23:25

German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s conservatives will hold a second round of talks with the Green Party, a day after their meeting with the main opposition Social Democrats (SPD) failed to produce a potential coalition partner.

Austrian centrist coalition scrapes majority: Projections

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 09:30

Austria`s two main centrist political parties scraped together a majority in elections on Monday, projections showed, enough for their unloved coalition to continue but with the far-right a close third.

Angela Merkel`s party woos potential coalition partner

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 12:52

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.

Triumphant Merkel reaches out to leftist rivals

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 10:09

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday reached out to her centre-left rivals on potentially forming a coalition government after romping to victory in elections that banished her preferred allies.

Merkel party suffers fresh poll setback in Berlin

Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2011, 00:24

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

Romanian leftists quit coalition government

Last Updated: Thursday, October 01, 2009, 16:43

Romania`s Social Democrats quit the coalition government on Thursday in protest at the sacking of a minister, raising the risk of the country failing to meet IMF conditions for aid.