Germans are finally getting a new government. Leaders of the conservative CDU-CSU and the SPD sign a contract to seal their grand coalition today, almost 3 months after the election.
Prime Minister Charles Michel stood firm against calls from a coalition partner to quit the international migration pact. He now faces the delicate task of reshuffling his cabinet along linguistic lines.
A ruling party kingpin, grave allegations of corruption and a leaked sex tape: South Africa's state corruption scandal has claimed yet another casualty – home affairs minister and one-time ANC youth leader Malusi Gigaba.
British Prime Minister May said her Cabinet ministers agreed to a draft deal on the UK's exit from the European Union. But she could face the ultimate test as junior coalition partners hint at fresh elections.
CSU leader Horst Seehofer — the German interior minister and an uneasy ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel's — is back in Berlin and vowing to play nice after Bavaria's vote. But how long can he hold on before heads roll?
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version