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www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Europe politics

European election tests an unpopular government and a scandal-hit far-right party in Germany

German politics are in a disgruntled, volatile state ahead of the European Parliament vote on June 9.
Chancellor Olaf Scholz's government in Germany is facing various challenges, including low popularity ratings and infighting. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany politics

Olaf Scholz: Germany's silent chancellor DW 01/23/2024

Citizens feel that Chancellor Olaf Scholz is not present and his government is not adequately addressing their concerns.
The German government, led by Scholz, faces numerous challenges including energy scarcity, inflation, farmer protests, and strikes. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
France politics

In Wake of Election Defeat, Germany's Weakened Leader Will Slog On

Chancellor Olaf Scholz faces challenges after election defeat, unlikely to call snap election due to German system [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

EU election: Germany rules out snap election after AfD gains DW 06/10/2024

Far-right AfD tops polls in eastern Germany, center-right CDU/CSU bloc wins EU elections 2024 [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Europe politics

European election tests an unpopular government and a scandal-hit far-right party in Germany

German politics are in a disgruntled, volatile state ahead of the European Parliament vote on June 9.
Chancellor Olaf Scholz's government in Germany is facing various challenges, including low popularity ratings and infighting. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany politics

Olaf Scholz: Germany's silent chancellor DW 01/23/2024

Citizens feel that Chancellor Olaf Scholz is not present and his government is not adequately addressing their concerns.
The German government, led by Scholz, faces numerous challenges including energy scarcity, inflation, farmer protests, and strikes. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
France politics

In Wake of Election Defeat, Germany's Weakened Leader Will Slog On

Chancellor Olaf Scholz faces challenges after election defeat, unlikely to call snap election due to German system [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

EU election: Germany rules out snap election after AfD gains DW 06/10/2024

Far-right AfD tops polls in eastern Germany, center-right CDU/CSU bloc wins EU elections 2024 [ more ]
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www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Netherlands: Former spy chief to lead right-wing coalition DW 05/28/2024

Former head of Dutch intelligence, Dick Schoof, to become Prime Minister at the head of a right-wing-led coalition government. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Former intelligence chief to become Dutch PM as part of business cabinet'

Former intelligence chief Dick Schoof appointed Dutch prime minister after far-right party's election success. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe politics

Donald Tusk expected to become Poland's prime minister this week

Donald Tusk is expected to become Poland's prime minister, ending the rule of the nationalist Law and Justice party.
Tusk will face challenges including managing a broad coalition and passing a budget with pay raises for teachers. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Netherlands: Former spy chief to lead right-wing coalition DW 05/28/2024

Former head of Dutch intelligence, Dick Schoof, to become Prime Minister at the head of a right-wing-led coalition government. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Former intelligence chief to become Dutch PM as part of business cabinet'

Former intelligence chief Dick Schoof appointed Dutch prime minister after far-right party's election success. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Europe politics

Donald Tusk expected to become Poland's prime minister this week

Donald Tusk is expected to become Poland's prime minister, ending the rule of the nationalist Law and Justice party.
Tusk will face challenges including managing a broad coalition and passing a budget with pay raises for teachers. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

Far-right Geert Wilders agrees deal for Dutch coalition government

Far-right leader Geert Wilders forms his first rightwing coalition government in the Netherlands, leading an uneasy four-party alliance. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
EU data protection

Geert Wilders won't be Dutch PM, but he can still harm Europe. Here's how to stop him | Ties Dams

Wilders unexpectedly unable to become PM despite winning Dutch elections last year.
Wilders as the leader of the biggest party in parliament can still influence the government's agenda and choice of next PM. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe politics

Far-right Geert Wilders agrees deal for Dutch coalition government

Far-right leader Geert Wilders forms his first rightwing coalition government in the Netherlands, leading an uneasy four-party alliance. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
EU data protection

Geert Wilders won't be Dutch PM, but he can still harm Europe. Here's how to stop him | Ties Dams

Wilders unexpectedly unable to become PM despite winning Dutch elections last year.
Wilders as the leader of the biggest party in parliament can still influence the government's agenda and choice of next PM. [ more ]
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#croatia
euronews
2 months ago
Europe politics

Croatia's conservatives embrace far-right party in new government

Croatia's ruling HDZ party formed a right-wing coalition ahead of European elections, excluding minority representation. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Europe politics

Croatia's ruling conservatives win most seats in election, but without majority

Croatia's ruling conservative party wins most seats but needs coalition for government formation. [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Europe politics

Croatia's conservatives embrace far-right party in new government

Croatia's ruling HDZ party formed a right-wing coalition ahead of European elections, excluding minority representation. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Europe politics

Croatia's ruling conservatives win most seats in election, but without majority

Croatia's ruling conservative party wins most seats but needs coalition for government formation. [ more ]
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www.independent.co.uk
2 months ago
London politics

John Swinney suggests Labour would do a deal with the SNP in a hung parliament

SNP leader predicts Labour/SNP deal after next general election. [ more ]
The Atlantic
2 months ago
Europe politics

Democrats Defang the House's Far Right

By supporting Mike Johnson, Democrats aim to sideline GOP hard-liners and create leverage for future cooperation. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Europe politics

Poland holds local elections in test for PM Tusk's coalition government

Nearly 190,000 candidates running for local government positions in Poland's upcoming elections.
Prime Minister Donald Tusk's coalition government aims to maintain a pro-European course and challenge nationalist rule. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe politics

Shehbaz Sharif sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan

Shehbaz Sharif sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan after coalition win
Imran Khan's PTI becomes the opposition after the election [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe politics

Pakistan: Coalition parties agree to form government DW 02/20/2024

A coalition government between Pakistan's PPP and PML-N is set to move forward with key posts expected to be filled soon.
Former premier Shehbaz Sharif is likely to be the coalition's candidate for prime minister. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
London politics

Pakistan party nominates Shehbaz Sharif as prime minister, ending deadlock

Former prime minister Shehbaz Sharif is likely to resume the premiership in Pakistan after compromised elections.
Shehbaz Sharif's party received the largest number of votes in the recent elections, but Imran Khan's party alleges widespread irregularities. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Europe politics

Pakistan's former premier Sharif and allies agree to form a coalition

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party and its allies will form a coalition government after last week's parliamentary elections.
The coalition includes rival parties of imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Shehbaz Sharif is expected to be the joint choice for prime minister. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Europe politics

Pakistan heads toward a coalition government

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party and its allies will form a coalition government after no party won a simple majority in parliamentary elections.
The coalition includes the Pakistan People's Party of former President Asif Ali Zardari and Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League.
It is widely believed that Shehbaz Sharif, the younger brother of Nawaz Sharif, will be the joint choice for prime minister. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Pakistani protesters block highways to demonstrate against election results

Imran Khan's party emerged as the winner in the final tally of Pakistan's general election.
Protesters are demonstrating against the election results due to claims of vote rigging and tampering.
Negotiations are ongoing to form a coalition government as no single party has a majority. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Europe politics

Shehbaz Sharif sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan

Shehbaz Sharif sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan after coalition win
Imran Khan's PTI becomes the opposition after the election [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Europe politics

Pakistan: Coalition parties agree to form government DW 02/20/2024

A coalition government between Pakistan's PPP and PML-N is set to move forward with key posts expected to be filled soon.
Former premier Shehbaz Sharif is likely to be the coalition's candidate for prime minister. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
London politics

Pakistan party nominates Shehbaz Sharif as prime minister, ending deadlock

Former prime minister Shehbaz Sharif is likely to resume the premiership in Pakistan after compromised elections.
Shehbaz Sharif's party received the largest number of votes in the recent elections, but Imran Khan's party alleges widespread irregularities. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Europe politics

Pakistan's former premier Sharif and allies agree to form a coalition

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party and its allies will form a coalition government after last week's parliamentary elections.
The coalition includes rival parties of imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Shehbaz Sharif is expected to be the joint choice for prime minister. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Europe politics

Pakistan heads toward a coalition government

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party and its allies will form a coalition government after no party won a simple majority in parliamentary elections.
The coalition includes the Pakistan People's Party of former President Asif Ali Zardari and Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League.
It is widely believed that Shehbaz Sharif, the younger brother of Nawaz Sharif, will be the joint choice for prime minister. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Pakistani protesters block highways to demonstrate against election results

Imran Khan's party emerged as the winner in the final tally of Pakistan's general election.
Protesters are demonstrating against the election results due to claims of vote rigging and tampering.
Negotiations are ongoing to form a coalition government as no single party has a majority. [ more ]
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www.dw.com
5 months ago
Europe politics

Pakistan: Khan's rivals agree to form coalition DW 02/14/2024

PML-N and PPP have formed a coalition in Pakistan to command a majority in parliament.
Former Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will be nominated to lead the new government. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe politics

Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan poll but military might have final say

Imran Khan's political party, PTI, intends to form the next government in Pakistan despite opposition efforts to form a coalition.
PTI won the most seats in the election but did not secure a simple majority, leading to political turmoil and uncertainty. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany politics

Budget woes: What can Germany still afford? DW 01/30/2024

The German federal parliament is launching the federal budget for 2024, which was delayed due to disagreements over cuts between the coalition government parties.
The draft budget plans for around 477 billion euros in expenditure, with 39 billion euros in fresh borrowing, the maximum allowed by the debt brake. [ more ]
www.thelocal.de
7 months ago
Germany politics

EXPLAINED: Could the far-right AfD ever take power in Germany?

Over half of Germans now say they'd vote for conservative parties, including the CDU, AfD, or FDP.
Major German parties have a policy of not working with the AfD to form governments, known as the cordon sanitaire or Brandmauer. [ more ]
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Washington Post
7 months ago
Europe politics

New Zealand shifts to the right, but only slightly by global standards

New Zealand forms a coalition government after six weeks of negotiations.
The new government will have a shift to the right compared to the previous Labour government.
Christopher Luxon will be the prime minister with Winston Peters as the deputy prime minister. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Europe politics

New Zealand's Luxon forges deal to lead new coalition government

New Zealand's National Party, ACT, and New Zealand First have formed a coalition government, with Christopher Luxon set to become prime minister.
The negotiations took six weeks to agree on a joint policy platform with coalition partners.
The coalition government will address policies on taxation, race relations, and economic management. [ more ]
Washington Post
7 months ago
Europe politics

New Zealand shifts to the right, but only slightly by global standards

New Zealand forms a coalition government after six weeks of negotiations.
The new government will have a shift to the right compared to the previous Labour government.
Christopher Luxon will be the prime minister with Winston Peters as the deputy prime minister. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Europe politics

New Zealand's Luxon forges deal to lead new coalition government

New Zealand's National Party, ACT, and New Zealand First have formed a coalition government, with Christopher Luxon set to become prime minister.
The negotiations took six weeks to agree on a joint policy platform with coalition partners.
The coalition government will address policies on taxation, race relations, and economic management. [ more ]
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POLITICO
9 months ago
Germany politics

Far-right surge upends German state elections

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) surged in two German state elections, while the federal coalition parties suffered significant losses.
Conservative parties, such as the Christian Social Union (CSU) and Christian Democratic Union (CDU), won clear victories.
The AfD's strong performance outside its traditional base suggests expanding support and has sparked concern among mainstream parties. [ more ]
www.dw.com
7 months ago
Germany politics

Germany's Greens set for soul-searching at party conference DW 11/22/2023

The Green Party is facing challenges in maintaining their alliance with the Social Democrats and Free Democrats.
Immigration has become a controversial issue and is causing conflict within the party. [ more ]
POLITICO
8 months ago
Germany politics

The accounting error that could kill Germany's coalition

Germany's three-way coalition government is facing disarray after a court ruling deemed a key environmental strategy unconstitutional.
The ruling significantly damages the coalition's plans to transition the German economy away from fossil fuels.
The future of the coalition is uncertain, with speculation that Chancellor Olaf Scholz may seek a new coalition or even call for early elections. [ more ]
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time.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Modi Is Sworn in for a Rare Third Term as India's Prime Minister

Modi sworn in for third term after BJP fails to win majority. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Election results: How have India's past coalition governments fared?

PM Modi faces challenge of ruling a coalition government after BJP's 2024 election results.
Lessons from past coalition governments indicate the need for Modi to adapt his governance style. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

India: Modi sworn in as prime minister for third term DW 06/09/2024

Narendra Modi sworn in for third term as Prime Minister of India, creating a need for coalition partners in the government formation. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

India's prime minister, humbled by voters, is sworn in again

Modi sworn in for third term leading a coalition, failed supermajority, reliance on allies. [ more ]
time.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Modi Is Sworn in for a Rare Third Term as India's Prime Minister

Modi sworn in for third term after BJP fails to win majority. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Election results: How have India's past coalition governments fared?

PM Modi faces challenge of ruling a coalition government after BJP's 2024 election results.
Lessons from past coalition governments indicate the need for Modi to adapt his governance style. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

India: Modi sworn in as prime minister for third term DW 06/09/2024

Narendra Modi sworn in for third term as Prime Minister of India, creating a need for coalition partners in the government formation. [ more ]
www.npr.org
1 month ago
US news

India's prime minister, humbled by voters, is sworn in again

Modi sworn in for third term leading a coalition, failed supermajority, reliance on allies. [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Business

India shares plunge on concerns of a narrower win for India's Modi

Indian stocks suffered worst intraday fall since March 2020 due to election uncertainty. [ more ]
www.thelocal.fr
1 day ago
France politics

Does France have a government right now?

France faces political uncertainty with a caretaker government as no coalition has secured a majority post-parliamentary elections. [ more ]
#french-elections
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
France politics

Macron Ends his Silence, Calling for a Broad Gathering' That Would Split the Left

President Macron aims to build a coalition government with republican forces amid post-election deadlock. [ more ]
www.thelocal.fr
4 weeks ago
France politics

OPINION: France has taken leave of its senses, and it's no laughing matter

President Macron is facing challenges in upcoming elections with potential for the Far Right to gain power. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
France politics

Macron Ends his Silence, Calling for a Broad Gathering' That Would Split the Left

President Macron aims to build a coalition government with republican forces amid post-election deadlock. [ more ]
www.thelocal.fr
4 weeks ago
France politics

OPINION: France has taken leave of its senses, and it's no laughing matter

President Macron is facing challenges in upcoming elections with potential for the Far Right to gain power. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Europe politics

Did that really happen? 14 years of chaotic Tory government

Britain's decline from a more egalitarian society to one with significant social issues post-2010 is attributed to the Conservative government's policies. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

South Africa's ANC pushing to set up coalition before election of president

The African National Congress in South Africa is working on a coalition government deal with various political parties after losing its parliamentary majority. [ more ]
#european-elections
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Can Germany's coalition recover after EU vote? DW 06/10/2024

European election results prompt calls for new elections in France and Germany by leaders facing defeat of coalition governments. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Can Germany's coalition recover after EU vote? DW 06/10/2024

President Macron calls for new election after European elections.
Significant defeat for Social Democrats and Greens in Germany's European elections. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

EU election disaster: What next for Germany's government? DW 06/10/2024

Emmanuel Macron and Olaf Scholz are facing electoral defeats prompting calls for new elections in France and Germany. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Can Germany's coalition recover after EU vote? DW 06/10/2024

European election results prompt calls for new elections in France and Germany by leaders facing defeat of coalition governments. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

Can Germany's coalition recover after EU vote? DW 06/10/2024

President Macron calls for new election after European elections.
Significant defeat for Social Democrats and Greens in Germany's European elections. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe politics

EU election disaster: What next for Germany's government? DW 06/10/2024

Emmanuel Macron and Olaf Scholz are facing electoral defeats prompting calls for new elections in France and Germany. [ more ]
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