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2005-10-12 11:05:50

By Dave Graham BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, who has led Germany since 1998, said for the first time on Wednesday he would not play a role in the next government, in an emotional farewell including broadsides at the United States and Britain.

2005-10-12 11:04:25

By Dave Graham BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, who has led Germany since 1998, said for the first time on Wednesday he would not play a role in the next government, in an emotional farewell including broadsides at the United States and Britain.

2005-10-10 03:03:17

By Philip Blenkinsop BERLIN (Reuters) - German conservative leader Angela Merkel will become the country's first woman chancellor under a deal struck with Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder's Social Democrats (SPD), senior sources from the leading parties said on Monday.

2005-10-09 17:37:09

By Philip Blenkinsop BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and conservative leader Angela Merkel delayed resolving a bitter row over who should lead Germany after Sunday talks to lay the basis for a coalition government of their rival parties.

2005-10-09 12:14:44

By Iain Rogers BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and conservative leader Angela Merkel meet on Sunday to try to resolve a bitter row over who should lead Germany and lay the foundations of a coalition government of their rival parties.

2005-10-09 04:55:19

By Iain Rogers BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and conservative leader Angela Merkel meet on Sunday to resolve a bitter dispute over who should lead Germany and to lay the foundations of a coalition government of their rival parties.

2005-10-08 17:29:06

By Iain Rogers BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and conservative leader Angela Merkel meet on Sunday to resolve a bitter dispute over who should lead Germany and lay the foundations of a coalition government of their rival parties.

2005-10-07 06:41:58

BERLIN (Reuters) - Talks aimed at resolving the standoff over who should be Germany's next chancellor have begun well and should lead to a deal over the weekend, a close ally of conservative leader Angela Merkel said on Friday.

2005-10-06 10:53:35

By James Mackenzie BERLIN (Reuters) - German conservatives expect Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder to yield to Angela Merkel in their stand-off over who will head a new government, but a final deal will not come before Sunday, party leaders said on Thursday.

2005-10-05 17:36:59

By Philip Blenkinsop BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and conservative leader Angela Merkel meet on Thursday to thrash out who will lead the country after last month's inconclusive general election.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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