Young members of Germany's center-left SPD vote against a grand coalition government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.
In an exclusive interview with DW, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the new leader of Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU), has said that she wants Angela Merkel to see out her remaining three years as chancellor.
Germany's ruling parties have hammered out a new draft law for easing access to employment by non-EU citizens. However, citizens of several nations are expected to be banned from enjoying the new regulations.
Should the Greens become the strongest party in Hesse's state elections, the result could be the nail in the coffin for Chancellor Angela Merkel's government. Leading the Greens in Hesse is Tarek al-Wazir. A portrait.
With the legitimacy of her big-tent coalition in question, the German chancellor hopes for a positive outcome in the final regional election of 2018. But the political wind is blowing against big parties.
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