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2005-11-20 14:17:43

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - Angela Merkel will become Germany's first woman chancellor on Tuesday with the broadest parliamentary mandate in decades to pursue overdue economic reforms.

2005-11-20 09:19:20

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - Angela Merkel will become Germany's first woman chancellor on Tuesday with the broadest parliamentary mandate in decades to pursue overdue economic reforms, but already under widespread attack for her plans.

2005-11-11 18:35:25

By Markus Krah BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Christian Democrats and the Social Democrats have made fighting high unemployment the centerpiece of their grand coalition agreement, according to a draft of the 145-page document obtained by Reuters on Friday.

2005-11-11 12:09:29

By Claudia Kade and Markus Krah BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's main political parties sealed an agreement on Friday to create a coalition government of traditional rivals under the leadership of conservative Angela Merkel. "The coalition agreement is completed," Merkel told a news conference.

2005-08-12 11:22:42

By Philip Blenkinsop BERLIN (Reuters) - Germans cannot agree on how to spell simple words.

2005-06-29 10:41:29

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder willbase a parliamentary confidence vote that he wants to lose inorder to call new elections on the grounds his governmentcannot operate effectively, a government source said onWednesday.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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