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Coalition deal leaves Merkel’s fate in hands of Social Democrats

By Paul Carrel BERLIN (Reuters) – Angela Merkel has survived as German chancellor but the coalition deal she clinched on Friday puts her fate in the hands of her...

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi says army admission on killings a positive step

YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Friday it was “positive” that the country’s military was taking...

Palestinians protesting U.S Jerusalem move clash with Israeli troops

GAZA (Reuters) – Hundreds of Palestinians clashed with Israeli soldiers in the Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank on Friday in what they said was a protest against...

Merkel wants to seal coalition deal with SPD swiftly: source

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to conclude negotiations with the Social Democrats (SPD) on forming a coalition government by...

Thousands of Greeks protest over right to strike, hitting hospitals, transport and shipping

By Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS (Reuters) – Thousands of Greek protesters marched in central Athens on Friday against new reforms, including restrictions on the right...

Turkey says citizens traveling to United States face risk of arbitrary arrest

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey has warned its citizens against travel to the United States, saying Turks face the risk of arbitrary arrest and should take precautions...

In rut, Russian communists register surprise candidate to challenge Putin

By Andrew Osborn MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Communist Party moved to overhaul its geriatric image on Friday, registering a wealthy 57-year-old farm boss to...

Japan protests to China over submarine near disputed islands

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan protested to China on Friday after a foreign submarine in waters near disputed islands in the East China Sea was confirmed to be Chinese,...

Merkel’s conservatives, SPD agree German coalition blueprint: sources

BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats (SPD) agreed after all-night talks on Friday to a blueprint for...

Tunisia arrests another 150 including opposition leaders over unrest

By Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisian authorities arrested another 150 people including local opposition leaders over unrest against price and tax rises that...