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  1. Stretched to breaking, Germany's debt rule faces reform

    By © AFP 2022 Germany's strict constitutional debt rule faces an overhaul after a shock court ruling blew a hole in the budget and left the government scrambling to make its sums add up. Economic experts and figures within Chancellor Olaf Scholz's Social Democrats have since been c
  2. German opposition leader rules out working with far-right AFD

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's main opposition leader, Friedrich Merz, on Sunday ruled out cooperation of any kind with far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD) "We don't work with the AfD," Merz, who leads the Christian Democrats (CDU), said in an interview on German broadcast