Social Democrats in east reject proposed German coalition

Social Democrats in east reject proposed German coalition

Members of the center-left Social Democratic Party in Germany's Saxony-Anhalt state have voted against a proposed national-level coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's bloc.German news agency dpa reported that delegates at a party convention in the eastern state narrowly backed a motion by the youth wing on Saturday rejecting a renewal of the "grand coalition" that has governed Germany since 2013.The Social Democrats' leadership hammered out a deal Friday with Merkel's Union bloc that will...