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Both the Greens and the pro-free market FDP are likely to join a three-party coalition government. But do they have enough in common to govern together?
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The SPD's Olaf Scholz has said his party will likely enter coalition talks with the Greens and the FDP. But with the conservatives also trying to form a government, Merkel's successor is still unclear.
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The far-right Alternative for Germany party remains strong in the east, but has suffered small losses nationwide — and will not be involved in any coalition talks, as it remains a pariah for all other parties.
The new rulers of both countries said their UN ambassadors were appointed by governments that have been ousted and no longer represent their respective nations.
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The UK government has announced further measures to ease the rising demands for fuel, including the approval to put a pool of military drivers on standby. The country is facing a post-Brexit shortage of truck drivers.
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