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Germany's SPD in all-or-nothing vote on coalition with Merkel

A "no" vote would mean Merkel leading an unstable minority government or facing snap polls

Opponents of the coalition at the venue of SPD party congress in Bonn on Sunday. The fiery chief of SPD's youth wing, Kevin Kuehnert, who has been on a "#NoGroKo" tour of Germany, argues that the party would be better served spending the next four years in the opposition.


GERMANY'S divided Social Democrats were holding a crunch vote on Sunday on whether to pursue a coalition deal with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, or plunge Europe's top economy into political turmoil.

At an extraordinary congress in the western city of Bonn, 600...

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