Merkel tries to cling to power as coalition talks STALL

Merkel tries to cling to power as coalition talks STALL
 

The German Chancellor is desperately trying to cling to power and has admitted she wants to reignite the grand coalition with the SPD. 
But Mrs Merkel has been weakened by heavy election losses to the far-right and then by the collapse last month of talks on a three-way alliance.
Now Mrs Merkel is pinning her hopes on the SPD for a fourth term as chancellor and to avoid new elections.
In a major blow, the SPD said its wants to take a further two days to decide if they even want to enter talks on forging a partnership.
Leaders of Mrs Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) and her Bavarian... read more

 
14 December 2017 in World News, Views: 45
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