Germany's Social Democrats party board approves Merkel coalition deal
Friday, 12 January 2018 The draft programme, outlining policy goals during Merkel's fourth term, must now be approved by 600 SPD delegates at a party congress on January 21 and then by the party's more than 400,000 rank and file members.
On Friday, Chancellor Angela Merkel reached an agreement with Social Democrat rivals to open government coalition talks, putting to rest months of uncertainty that has undermined Germany's global role and raised questions about her future in politics. A 28-page blueprint pledged close co-operation...
According to Reuters, Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday declined to back any of the candidates seeking to replace her as party leader of the center-right Christian Democrats (CDU) at a convention in..
Business Insider reports Angela Merkel is stepping down as the leader of her political party, but will stay on as Germany's chancellor, multiple reports say. She said she would not run as the CDU chair..