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Report: German Coalition Agrees on Steinmeier as President

The parties making up Germany's coalition government are reported to have agreed to support the foreign minister becoming the country's next president. Frank-Walter Steinmeier would take over the largely ceremonial role as head of state from Joachim Gauck, whose five-year term ends in February. German news agency dpa reported Monday that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Union bloc would back Steinmeier for the post. The 60-year-old Social Democrat is among...

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