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Germany's grand coalition is not expected to do anything to tame the powerful business lobby. That much was underlined by Angela Merkel's decision to appoint a former pharmaceutical lobbyist as her new health minister.
German MPs sat through a long day of debates covering issues from pot, to burqa bans, to abortion "advertisements," to journalist Deniz Yücel's work. DW breaks down what happened.
Germany has big plans for the European Union, the chancellor told parliament on the eve of a major EU meeting, but first Germany needs a new government. Still, the other parties' responses showed how divided Germany is.
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