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Slowly, Germany begins to ponder life after Merkel
BERLIN (Reuters) - She has not faced a credible challenge to her rule as German chancellor for more than 12 years. Now, members of Angela Merkel's conservatives are starting to look ahead to potential alternatives to lead their party and country.
German election would further harm SPD, Schulz warns
BERLIN (Reuters) - The leader of Germany's Social Democrats on Friday urged members of his center-left party to endorse coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives or risk facing new elections that could further damage the party.
Far from home, Mexican migrants eager to influence presidential race
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tijuana native Alma Martinez will cast her first-ever vote for a Mexican president this July, but from across the country's northern border, where she is among hundreds of thousands of co-nationals whose participation could be decisive in a close race.
Hezbollah accuses Israel of Sidon bombing
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The leader of the Lebanese group Hezbollah on Friday accused Israel of carrying out a bomb attack that wounded a member of the Palestinian group Hamas in the Lebanese city of Sidon and called it an act of aggression.