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Merkel's conservatives ahead of Social Democrats in latest poll

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives were ahead of the Social Democrats (SPD) in the latest poll with just over six months to go before a federal election. The poll by Forschungsgruppe Wahlen for broadcaster ZDF showed the conservatives stable on 34 percent while the SPD gained two percentage points to 32 percent. Merkel and… Read More »

Germany's Social Democrats hit highest in Forsa poll since October 2012

BERLIN: Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) polled 31 percent in a survey on Wednesday, benefiting from a surge in support since nominating Martin Schulz as leader and narrowing the gap to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives. The poll for Stern magazine and broadcaster RTL, published just over seven months before federal elections, was the first by the… Read More »

New cyber attack hits Democrats, Clinton camp reports intrusion

WASHINGTON: US Democrats said Friday (Jul 29) they had been targeted by yet another cyber attack, while Hillary Clinton’s campaign confirmed that an analytics program it used was breached in an earlier intrusion. A hack on Democratic National Committee servers resulted in last week’s embarrassing leak of emails that revealed how party leaders sought to undermine… Read More »