Hannelore Kraft

Telegraph.co.ukSetback for Merkel as austerity agenda rejected in Germany's biggest stateTelegraph.co.ukAngela Merkel suffered a major blow last night after voters in Germany's biggest region decisively rejected her austerity policies in a defeat that will weaken her on the European stage. Hannelore Kraft of the SPD celebrates her victory in the NRW ...Merkel's party takes a loss in German state voteCNN InternationalGerman opposition wins major state voteThe Associated PressMerkel's party routed in state pollsABC OnlineSacramento Bee -New York Times -Los Angeles Timesall 678 news articles »

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  • The Greek Drama Takes Another Turn Toward Tragedy … and Uncertainty
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  • Markets React to Greece's 'No' Vote
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  • Greeks defy Europe with overwhelming referendum 'No'
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    07/5/2015 - 3:39 pm | View Link
  • The Latest: Moody's downgrades Greece to Caa3
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