The Social Democrats will discuss the possibility of forming a government coalition again. They will also do some soul searching on why they did so badly in September’s election.
Caretaker Prime Minister Andrej Babis and Social Democrats failed to agree on Cabinet posts. As a result, the Czech Republic may be closer to snap elections six months after the last polls.
At the request of the right-wing AfD, the German parliament discussed DW's future. There was praise from all other parliamentary groups, and the amendments proposed by the AfD were met with fierce opposition.
Donald Trump's nuclear deal threat distracts attention from the Iranian government's dire human rights record, say German lawmakers. They also warn exiting the agreement is "the quickest way to Iran getting the bomb."
Chancellor Angela Merkel says exploratory talks in Berlin between her conservatives and rival Social Democrats are to go on to formal coalition negotiations. The SPD's Martin Schulz says he'll ask his party to proceed.
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