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News Germany » Government: With Germany's new government, there are fears that years of fiscal discipline could be brought to an end

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/15/germany-new-government-fiscal-discipline-could-be-ending.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Analysts are concerned that increasing spending, which the new government aims to do by 48 billion euro could be detrimental in the eventuality of economic shocks. Commerzbank said last week in a note that the vast additional expenditure "would imply ...

News Germany » Government: Minority government better than SPD alliance: top German conservative argues

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/minority-government-better-than-spd-alliance-top-german-conservative-argues-idUSKCN1G01Q6
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

“If the SPD doesn’t calm the waters soon, the conservatives must consider whether a minority government brings more stability to Germany than a grand coalition,” he told the Funke group of regional newspapers. Merkel had defended concessions that her ...

News Germany » Government: Germany’s New Government: Abandoning German Interests in Europe

News channel or source: https://www.theglobalist.com/germany-france-european-union-monetary-policy/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Don't blame the French for seeking to pursue French interests and see to it that the French economic model prevails in Europe. But Berlin acts imprudently by accommodating that desire. It is hard to imagine that any other EMU member state will follow the ...

News Germany » Government: Germany moves toward a new coalition government after major concessions by Angela Merkel

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/world/europe/la-fg-german-coalition-20180207-story.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday made major concessions to a junior political party, including giving up control of key ministries, to reach an agreement for a proposed new coalition government that would end months of uncertainty. The ...

News Germany » Government: Angela Merkel has clinched a deal for a new coalition government in Germany. One major hurdle remains.

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/angela-merkel-has-clinched-a-deal-for-a-new-coalition-government-in-germany-one-major-hurdle-remains/ar-BBIPPw8
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel finally reached a deal Wednesday to form a new German coalition government, handing the powerful finance ministry to the country’s main center-left party in an agreement aimed at ending months of political gridlock in ...

News Germany » Government: Merkel clinches German coalition government but hurdle remains

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-angela-merkel-germany-government-20180207-story.html
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

of people's real needs and interests." The coalition deal could be "the foundation of a good and stable government, which our country needs and many in the world expect of us," she added. Germany has already broken its post-World War II record for the ...

News Germany » Government: Five months after elections, Germany may finally have a government

News channel or source: http://www.peoplesworld.org/article/five-months-after-elections-germany-may-finally-have-a-government/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

BERLIN – “Thanks be to God! – Gottseidank!” That, last Wednesday, was surely the reaction of millions of even nonbelieving Germans! After four and a half months of haggling and recrimination and, four days past the deadline, an all-night session ...

News Germany » Government: Talks to forming new German government go into overtime

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/talks-forming-new-german-government-overtime-article-1.3802082
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

If a deal emerges, it won't immediately stop the clock on Germany's longest postelection period without a new government taking shape. Any agreement will have to be put to a ballot of the Social Democrats' membership for approval, and many in the party are ...

News Germany » Government: Government Of Germany Mulling Free Public Transit Use In Polluted Cities As Means Of Improving Air Quality

News channel or source: https://cleantechnica.com/2018/02/14/government-germany-mulling-free-public-transit-use-polluted-cities-means-improving-air-quality/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The government of Germany is currently mulling the idea of making public transportation system use in heavily polluted cities free as a means of reducing emissions and thus improving air quality, Reuters has reported. The news originates with a letter ...

News Germany » Government: Germany's Merkel reaches agreement with center-left party to form belated government

News channel or source: http://theweek.com/speedreads/753732/germanys-merkel-reaches-agreement-centerleft-party-form-belated-government
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

On Wednesday morning, after 24 hours of nonstop negotiations, Germany's center-left Social Democrats (SDP) announced they have reached a deal to form a government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party and its ...