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Tag: Social Democratic Party

New questions over Merkel’s coalition as SPD chief resigns

Andrea Nahles has come under intense pressure after voters handed the centre-left party its worst score in European elections a week ago

Germany’s Social Democratic Party wants to extend Saudi arms export halt

After the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, SPD deputy leader Rolf Muetzenich said that his party would cease shipments of already approved weapons deal with Riyadh.

Weakened Merkel to launch her fourth German government

Although Angela Merkel is about to embark on her fourth term as German Chancellor, her authority has been undermined by her having to enter a coalition with the Social Democratic Party.

Portugal’s struggling opposition party elects new leader

Rui Rio has been elected as the new leader of the Social Democratic Party, and now faces the task of reviving the party's flagging fortunes.