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Opinion: Merkel’s critics will miss her when she’s gone

In her own words, it was a day for “deep reflection.” Angela Merkel was nothing if not diplomatic when she met the press early on Monday morning after her coalition negotiations had broken down with the Free Democrats and the Greens. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

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What next for Germany as myth implodes?

It was just before midnight on Sunday when Christian Lindner, leader of Germany’s Free Democrats (FDP), made the stunning announcement that his party was pulling out of coalition talks. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

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Turkish capital bans LGBT events

The governor of Turkey’s capital, Ankara, has banned all public events relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues for fear they could “provoke hatred and hostility.” CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

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Macron, Trump and Putin would all like to see Merkel go

Angela Merkel, Germany’s iron chancellor, is in trouble — and by extension, so is much of the European Union. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

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Coalition talks collapse, leaving political uncertainty for Merkel

Germany is facing a likely period of political deadlock after talks to form a coalition government among four of the country’s seven parliamentary political parties fell apart shortly before midnight on Sunday. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

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Poland nationalist march attracts thousands

Tens of thousands of people joined nationalist marchers waving flags and burning flares in Warsaw on Saturday during protests held on Poland’s independence day. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

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Husband of Briton jailed in Iran finds hope

Richard Ratcliffe is relentless. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

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As Germany hosts green summit, an energy firm is razing a nearby forest

This week, the German city of Bonn is the venue for hundreds of diplomats who are busy hammering out a road map to save the planet from climate change. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

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Pope gets new Lamborghini, auctions it off

Proceeds from the sale of the Lamborgini Huracan will go to three charities. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

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Death toll climbs as rain wreaks havoc on Greek capital

The death toll from flash floods that have devastated areas around the Greek capital Athens has hit 15, according to the Greek Health Ministry. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe