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2005-09-19 08:14:17

By James Mackenzie BERLIN (Reuters) - German conservative leader Angela Merkel will be fighting for her political life in difficult coalition negotiations in the next few weeks after her party's disastrous showing in Sunday's election.

2005-09-16 06:31:01

By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder and his conservative rival Angela Merkel will break with tradition and battle into the weekend for every last vote in Sunday's cliffhanger election.

2005-09-10 09:51:36

By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder gained further ground on challenger Angela Merkel in a poll on Saturday and conservatives feared they could again squander a big poll lead to lose another general election.

2005-09-08 10:38:08

By James Mackenzie BERLIN, Sept 8 - German conservative challenger Angela Merkel does not have enough support to form a center-right coalition, even though her Christian Democrats remain the strongest party, an opinion poll showed on Thursday.

2005-09-08 08:56:45

By James Mackenzie BERLIN, Sept 8 - An opinion poll on Thursday showed conservative challenger Angela Merkel does not have enough support to form a center-right coalition, even though her Christian Democrats (CDU) remains the strongest party.

2005-08-24 07:35:15

By Noah Barkin MAGDEBURG, Germany (Reuters) - A grinning Gerhard Schroeder leapt onto a giant stage in this 1,200-year-old German city on the River Elbe this week to thumping music and applause from several thousand Social Democratic (SPD) supporters.


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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