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Merkel party routed in Berlin polls in migrant policy backlash

Merkel party routed in Berlin polls in migrant policy backlash

🕔08:41, 19.Sep 2016

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party suffered a historic loss in Berlin state elections Sunday while the right-wing populist AfD gained fresh support, riding a wave of popular anger over her open-door refugee policy.

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Merkel upbeat on improving ties with Erdogan after meeting

Merkel upbeat on improving ties with Erdogan after meeting

🕔17:21, 4.Sep 2016

HANGZHOU: German Chancellor Angela Merkel struck an upbeat tone after meeting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the G20 summit, and said she expected progress on two thorny issues that have marred German and European ties with Ankara.

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Refugee influx leaves ‘Mama Merkel’ isolated in EU

Refugee influx leaves ‘Mama Merkel’ isolated in EU

🕔10:41, 1.Sep 2016

BERLIN, GERMANY: One year after opening Germany’s doors to a mass influx of refugees, Chancellor Angela Merkel insists she was right and has stuck to her message that “we can do it”.

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EU nations must not refuse Muslim migrants: Merkel

EU nations must not refuse Muslim migrants: Merkel

🕔08:27, 29.Aug 2016

BERLIN: The refusal of some EU countries to accept Muslim refugees is “unacceptable”, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday as Germany called for quotas to divide the influx throughout the bloc.

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Merkel says refugees didn’t bring terrorism to Germany

Merkel says refugees didn’t bring terrorism to Germany

🕔19:17, 18.Aug 2016

BERLIN: Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that refugees had not brought terrorism to Germany, adding that Islam belonged in the country as long as it was practiced in a way that respected the constitution.

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More women win power but still few and far between

More women win power but still few and far between

🕔10:33, 9.Aug 2016

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Led by Angela Merkel, Hillary Clinton and Theresa May, there have never been so many experienced and ambitious women in positions of influence, even if they remain heavily outnumbered.

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Afghan refugee with axe attacks passengers on German train

Afghan refugee with axe attacks passengers on German train

🕔08:07, 19.Jul 2016

MUNICH: A 17-year-old Afghan refugee wielding an axe and a knife attacked passengers on a train in southern Germany on Monday evening, severely wounding four, before he was shot dead by police, the interior minister for the state of Bavaria said.

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Obama convenes national security team amid Turkey unrest

Obama convenes national security team amid Turkey unrest

🕔20:30, 16.Jul 2016

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama was huddling with top national security advisers in the White House Situation Room Saturday to address the destabilizing coup attempt in Turkey.

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Pope rebukes Europe, says migrants not criminals

Pope rebukes Europe, says migrants not criminals

🕔22:40, 6.May 2016

ROME: Pope Francis on Friday lamented a Europe he said had grown “weary” and “entrenched”, and urged the continent not to see migrants as criminals.

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Germany to support military campaign against IS after French appeal

Germany to support military campaign against IS after French appeal

🕔09:30, 27.Nov 2015

Germany will join the military campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria by deploying Tornado reconnaissance jets, refuelling aircraft and a frigate to the region, after a direct appeal from close partner France for Berlin to do more.

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