Germany: Talks to Forge Coalition Government Collapse

HeadlineNov 20, 2017
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In Germany, Angela Merkel’s position as chancellor is uncertain, after talks aimed at forming a coalition government collapsed Monday. Merkel had been trying to form a new government after inconclusive elections in September. Observers say the turmoil could benefit the far-right Alternative for Germany party, which made record gains in this year’s elections.

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