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Race is on for succession to Europe’s top economic posts

FRANKFURT, Germany — Europe is preparing to find successors for many of its most powerful economic officials, including the influential head of the European...
Social Democrats push back against German ‘grand’ coalition

BERLIN — The head of Germany's center-left Social Democrats lobbied party members Tuesday to vote in favor of opening coalition talks with Chancellor Angela...
Russia slams US demands for Iran; Germany seeks more detail

MOSCOW — Russia spoke out strongly Monday against the U.S. push for modifying a nuclear agreement with Iran, while Germany said it would seek...
German center-left party battles over new Merkel coalition

BERLIN — Supporters and opponents of a new alliance with Chancellor Angela Merkel sought Monday to win over members of Germany's main center-left party...
Jordan gets German military vehicles for border control

AMMAN, Jordan — Germany's defense minister says her country is delivering millions of dollars' worth of equipment to Jordan's military to improve the kingdom's...
Social Democrats in east reject proposed German coalition

BERLIN — Members of the center-left Social Democratic Party in Germany's Saxony-Anhalt state have voted against a proposed national-level coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's...
German defense minister visits German troops at Jordan base

AMMAN, Jordan — Germany will continue to participate in the battle against Islamic State group, even after the extremists suffered territorial losses, the German...
Investors cheer German deal, but some bemoan lack of vision

FRANKFURT, Germany — Hopes for a new government in Germany sent the euro and markets higher Friday on relief that the Europe's biggest economy...
The Latest: Macron says German political deal ‘encouraging’

BERLIN — The Latest on talks to form a government in Germany (all times local): ...
Germany’s Merkel closer to breaking impasse over new govt

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel took a significant step toward ending Germany's lengthy political impasse by securing a preliminary agreement Friday to enter formal...

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