News Merkel's fourth term in doubt after would-be partner pulls out 2017-11-19T19:04:48.000000000-05:00 BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's efforts to form a three-way coalition government that would secure her a fourth term hit a major setback on Sunday after a would-be coalition partner pulled out of exploratory talks, citing irreconcilable differences. Satellite calls yield no clues on missing Argentine submarine 2017-11-19T18:19:06.000000000-05:00 MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (Reuters) - A storm on Sunday complicated efforts to find an Argentine navy submarine missing in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members, while satellite calls thought to come from the vessel did not help searchers identify the vessel's location. With little movement, NAFTA talks said to run risk of stalemate 2017-11-19T18:18:29.000000000-05:00 MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Talks to update the North American Free Trade Agreement appeared to be in danger of grinding to a stalemate amid complaints of U.S. negotiators' inflexibility, people familiar with the process said on Sunday. President Mugabe stuns Zimbabwe by defying pressure to resign 2017-11-19T18:16:57.000000000-05:00 HARARE (Reuters) - President Robert Mugabe stunned Zimbabwe on Sunday by making no mention of resignation in a television address, defying his own ZANU-PF party, which had sacked him hours earlier, and hundreds of thousands of protesters who had already hailed his downfall. German coalition talks break down after FDP pulls out 2017-11-19T18:16:28.000000000-05:00 BERLIN (Reuters) - Talks among four German parties seeking to form a coalition government after an election that weakened Chancellor Angela Merkel broke down on Sunday after the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) pulled out, citing irreconcilable differences. German parties at impasse as deadline passes with no deal 2017-11-19T17:45:31.000000000-05:00 BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's would-be coalition partners appeared to have reached an impasse over immigration policy as a self-imposed Sunday evening deadline for agreeing the outlines of a government programme passed with no deal. Stormy weather complicates search for missing Argentine submarine 2017-11-19T17:27:41.000000000-05:00 MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - A storm on Sunday complicated the search for an Argentine navy submarine missing in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members, as authorities tried to verify that recent satellite calls seen as a sign the sailors were alive came from the vessel. Mugabe defies demands to quit as Zimbabwe's leader after party fires him 2017-11-19T15:31:19.000000000-05:00 HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Sunday defied his own ZANU-PF party and hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding his resignation by pledging in a television address to preside over the party's next congress in December. Israeli police resume interview of Netanyahu in corruption probe 2017-11-19T15:28:55.000000000-05:00 JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police officers on Sunday questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the sixth time in a corruption probe, a police spokeswoman said. Lebanon's Hariri to visit Egypt on Tuesday: Hariri's office 2017-11-19T14:48:13.000000000-05:00 BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanese prime minister in a televised broadcast from Saudi Arabia on Nov. 4, will visit Egypt on Tuesday to meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Hariri's office said on Sunday.