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Merkel meets new SPD leaders amid coalition tensions
13 Dec 2019
The new Social Democrat leaders Saskia Esken and Norbert Walter-Borjans said after their election that the ruling coalition with Merkel's CDU party "cannot continue." The pair were then criticized by CDU leadership.
Romania: Iohannis tipped for runoff before second term as president
23 Nov 2019
Exit polls in Romania show that incumbent President Klaus Iohannis will likely face a runoff with Social Democrat leader Viorica Dancila. The second round is scheduled for November 24.
Romania: Tens of thousands rally against government in Bucharest
13 Aug 2019
Over 20,000 took to the streets of Bucharest to protest the Social Democrat-led government. The demonstrations were organized by Romanian expatriates angry over widespread corruption and attacks on the judiciary.
Protesters storm into Macedonia parliament, Social Democratic leader injured
28 Apr 2017
Protesters stormed into Macedonia's parliament and the leader of the Social Democrats was injured in a fistfight after his party and ethnic Albanian allies voted to elect an Albanian as parliament speaker.