Germany’s parties have struggled to form a governing coalition, leaving Angela Merkel in charge of a caretaker government since a September election. File photo: EPA

Germany’s Social Democrats back coalition with Angela Merkel, ending five-month stalemate

Stalemate to form government is over, but chancellor’s problems are not, as her compromises have ruffled feathers in both parties in the new alliance

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Germany’s parties have struggled to form a governing coalition, leaving Angela Merkel in charge of a caretaker government since a September election. File photo: EPA
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