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BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 12: German Chancellor and head of the German Christian Democrats (CDU) Angela Merkel during statements following all-night preliminary coalition talks on January 12, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. The leaders signalled the talks have ended in success. The parties will likely soon beging the arduous process of coalition negotiations.  (Photo by Steffi Loos/Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 12: German Chancellor and head of the German Christian Democrats (CDU) Angela Merkel during statements following all-night preliminary coalition talks on January 12, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. The leaders signalled the talks have ended in success. The parties will likely soon beging the arduous process of coalition negotiations.  (Photo by Steffi Loos/Getty Images)

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Members of Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) voted to renew a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU), ending months of political deadlock. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.