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German parties at odds ahead of coalition talks

German parties at odds ahead of coalition talks

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and Social Democrats (SPD) traded barbs about migration and tax cuts on Tuesday amid mounting questions about whether they can agree to renew the ‘grand coalition’ ...

Merkel's rivals narrow gap slightly ahead of TV debate

Merkel's rivals narrow gap slightly ahead of TV debate

Germany's centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) slightly narrowed the gap with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a poll published on Sunday, only hours before the centre-right leader ...

EU to push ahead with bank-failure rules amid German objections

EU to push ahead with bank-failure rules amid German objections

The European Commission is setting aside German objections and pushing ahead with a proposal ..

Clashes erupt ahead of Yemen truce, peace talks

Clashes erupt ahead of Yemen truce, peace talks

Pockets of deadly fighting broke out in Yemen yesterday hours before a truce was due to start...

Binay remains ahead in presidential race

Binay remains ahead in presidential race

Vice President Jejomar Binay maintained his lead over his rivals despite a two-percentage points slip in his ratings, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed.