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Merkel’s conservatives quarrel over party’s course

Health Minister Jens Spahn said the CDU had watered down its profile by becoming too centrist in the past years.

Merkel says planned exit won’t hurt her influence abroad

Merkel said Monday she would not stand for re-election in December as leader of her centre-right CDU party, but that she planned to see out her fourth term as German leader.

Merkel will step down as chancellor in 2021

Merkel told party top brass her mandate running to 2021 will be her last term, adding she has no plans to seek a post in the European Commission following that despite speculation to that effect in Brussels.

Weakened Merkel has work cut out to make coalition last

All three parties in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition have recently been losing ground to the far-right Alternative for Germany.

Merkel to tap rumoured successor for top party role

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is set to become the secretary-general of the CDU, taking over from Peter Tauber.

Youth wing demands change in Merkel’s CDU after coalition concessions

After German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU made many concessions to the SPD, the Young Union has demanded that the CDU find a successor to Merkel.

German coalition talks to continue on Monday and focus on health...

The CDU and SPD's proposed coalition may be splintered by disagreements over healthcare and labour issues.

German parties at odds over coalition talks

A coalition between the SPD and CDU has been jeopardized by disagreements over a myriad of issues.

Merkel’s CDU agrees to pursue grand coalition in Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party, the Christian Democratic Union, has agreed to attempt to broker a coalition with the Social Democratic Party.