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Sep 10, 2018
Sweden election: Anti-immigrant far-Right party makes gains in legislative polls; PM Stefan Lofven invites Centre-Right opposition to talksSweden's anti-immigrant far-right made gains in legislative elections Sunday and vowed to exert "real influence" as kingmaker, after both the left-wing and centre-right blocs failed to obtain a majority and the make-up of the next government remained up in the air.
Mar 14, 2018
Angela Merkel gets fourth term as chancellor as German Parliament ends six months of political turmoilGermany's parliament elected Angela Merkel for her fourth term as chancellor on Wednesday, putting an end to nearly six months of political drift in Europe's biggest economy.
Feb 12, 2018
Angela Merkel vows to serve full four-year term despite growing criticism, says she feels no decline in her authorityGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Sunday to serve another full four-year term despite growing criticism within her conservative ranks of the sweeping concessions she made to hold onto power.
Jan 12, 2018
German chancellor Angela Merkel pledges 'fresh start' for Europe with new governmentGerman chancellor Angela Merkel pledged that the new government she is seeking to form would work toward a "fresh start" for Europe, after reporting a breakthrough in marathon coalition talks.
Jan 07, 2018
German chancellor Angela Merkel starts talks with Social Democrats to form government, hopes to break 3-month impasseGerman chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the centre-left Social Democrats are starting talks on forming a new government, attempting to break an impasse more than three months after the country's election.
Nov 22, 2017
Collapse of German coalition talks threatens European reform push both economically and politicallyHalf a year ago, the political stars seemed perfectly aligned for a deep reform of the European Union and its euro currency.
Nov 12, 2017
'Instagram president' Borut Pahor expected to clinch Slovenia election in second round of polls in EU nationPresident Borut Pahor's detractors call him "Barbie", and Slovenia's first president Milan Kucan accused Pahor of cheapening the role of head of state and using it for self-promotion
Oct 17, 2017
Rise of the Right reaches Austria: Sebastian Kurz's anti-immigration, anti-Islam plank may change EuropeEuropean leaders are worried about the policies that conservative Sebastian Kurz and his Right-wing party Austrian People's Party (OeVP) may pursue after it comes to power in Austria
Oct 15, 2017
Austria tilts far-Right as 31-yr-old Sebastian Kurz set to become youngest EU leaderAustrians were voting in a snap election tipped to see conservative Sebastian Kurz, 31, become the EU's youngest leader and form an alliance with the far-Right, in the bloc's latest populist test.
Sep 25, 2017
Angela Merkel wins fourth term in Germany, but rise of the far-right leaves bitter aftertasteWhile Angela Merkel's party remains the largest group in German Parliament, this is their worst performance since 1949 and pales in comparison to 2013, when they won 41.5 percent of the vote