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2008-06-30 06:02:44

Text of report by independent German news agency ddp [Report by Helmut Stoltenberg: "A Row About Nuclear Power - Gabriel and Hoehn Want To Shut Down Olf Nuclear Power Plants - Union and FDP for Longer Running Times of Nuclear Power Plants"] Berlin - The positions have become entrenched in the dispute between the parties about the use of nuclear energy.

2008-06-14 06:00:08

Text of report by independent German news agency ddp Berlin / Dublin (ddp) - For the present, the EU Reform Treaty has come to grief on the rocks of the Irish "no" vote.

2006-08-06 08:29:37

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government came under attack on Sunday from leaders in her own party as the conservatives fell to a record low in opinion polls amid public anger over rising taxes and stymied reform efforts.

2006-03-26 13:43:40

By Noah Barkin and James Mackenzie BERLIN (Reuters) - German conservatives and Social Democrats (SPD) held on to power in three state elections on Sunday, preserving a regional balance crucial for the stability of Chancellor Angela Merkel's right-left coalition in Berlin.

2006-03-26 11:11:11

BERLIN (Reuters) - German conservatives and Social Democrats looked to have held on to power in three state elections on Sunday, preserving a regional balance crucial for the stability of Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition in Berlin.

2006-03-26 11:07:07

BERLIN (Reuters) - German conservatives and Social Democrats looked to have held on to power in three state elections on Sunday, preserving a regional balance crucial for the stability of Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition in Berlin.

2006-03-26 02:02:28

By Iain Rogers BERLIN (Reuters) - Voting began on Sunday in three German regional elections that are expected to shore up support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition but also herald new pressure for tricky reforms once they are over.

2005-11-01 20:08:33

By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) were set to nominate a young state premier from the former East Germany on Wednesday as party leader in an attempt to rejuvenate hopes of a coalition government.

2005-11-01 13:22:01

By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's top parties pledged on Tuesday to press on with trying to form a government as fears grew that a leadership crisis in the Social Democrats and the withdrawal of a top conservative would doom coalition plans.

2005-09-30 14:16:30

By Erik Kirschbaum DRESDEN, Germany (Reuters) - Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and rival Angela Merkel, edging warily toward a coalition government, attacked each other as unqualified to lead Germany as they vied for advantage in a late-voting district.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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