# Election year

Activists of Casapound, a far right movement turned political party, wave flags during an election rally outside the Pantheon in Rome. Photo: Andreas Solaro / AFP
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Europe’s extreme right

What has fuelled the rise of far-right parties across Europe? Fears about Europe’s largest migration crisis since World War Two sparked their revival and this momentum has been bolstered by Brexit and Donald Trump’s election win the United States.
dpatopbilder - 02.02.2018, Berlin: Martin Schulz (lr), Chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), Horst Seehofer, Prime Minister of Bavaria and Chairman of the Christian Social Union (CSU), and Angela Merkel, Federal Chancellor and President of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), come to the main round of negotiations of the Koalition negotiations of CDU, CSU and SPD in the SPD party headquarters, the Willy-Brandt-Haus. These three politicians have long negotiated whether they can work together in a government for Germany. ATTENTION: This picture has dpa also sent on video. Photo: Bernd von Jutrczenka / dpa +++ (c) dpa - News for children +++
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Merkel clinches coalition deal with Social Democrats

A coalition deal has been agreed in Germany, taking Europe’s economic powerhouse closer to a new government after months of uncertainty.
ARCHIVE - Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU lr), CSU leader Horst Seehofer, Federal Minister of Transport Alexander Dobrindt (CSU) and the chairman of the CDU / CSU parliamentary group, Volker Kauder, strengthened themselves in the Parliamentary Society in Berlin after the exploratory talks on 18.10.2017 a Jamaican coalition between the Union and the FDP. Union, FDP and Greens start sounding for a Jamaican coalition. Photo: Kay Nietfeld / dpa
ARCHIVE - Federal Chancellor Angela Merk […]

German coalition talks: the main battlegrounds

Leaders of the Christian Alliance, which belongs to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Social Democrats, are continuing consultations on Wednesday to form a governing coalition.