TV News LIES

Monday, Dec 22nd

Last update02:18:26 AM GMT

You are here News International Merkel romps to victory but faces tough coalition choices

Merkel romps to victory but faces tough coalition choices

E-mail Print PDF

MerkelAngela Merkel won a landslide personal victory in Germany's general election on Sunday, but her conservatives appeared just short of the votes needed to rule on their own and may have to convince leftist rivals to join a coalition government.

Partial results put support for Merkel's conservative bloc on 42 percent, their strongest score since 1990, the year of German unification, and a ringing endorsement of her steady leadership during the euro zone crisis.

The outcome left the centre-right chancellor tantalizingly close to an absolute majority in the Bundestag lower house of parliament, a feat achieved only once in 1957 by Konrad Adenauer, the father of the West German federal republic.

"This is a super result," Merkel told cheering supporters. "Together, we will do all we can to make the next four years successful ones for Germany."

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


South Korean nuclear operator hacked amid cyber-attack fears

S. Korea nuclear plant oprater hackedSouth Korea’s nuclear plant operator has said its computer systems have been breached, raising fears that...

China condemns cyberattacks, but says no proof North Korea hacked Sony

China:No proof Korea responsible for cyber attackChina said on Monday it opposed all forms of cyberattacks but there was no proof that...

Vatican bureaucracy has "spiritual Alzheimer's"

Pope FrancisPope Francis launched a blistering attack on the Vatican bureaucracy Monday, outlining a "catalog of illnesses"...

Australia Police Make Arrest In Killing Of 8 Children

Mother arrested for killing 8An Australian woman was arrested for murder in the killings of eight children, seven of whom...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!