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Ambassador Grenell: Chain Migration a Key Issue for Germany

While the flow of migrants has slowed since the peak of the migrant crisis in 2015, U.S. Ambassador Richard Grenell has warned that a key issue for Germany has become chain migration and politicians need to support the country’s intelligence services and better understand the issue.

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Merkel Attacks Trump’s Pullout from Iran Deal, Gets Peace Prize

ASSISI, Italy (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel lamented Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to pull his country out of the Iran nuclear accord was making the situation in the Middle East “even more difficult” and warned Europeans to be skeptical of “easy” solutions promised by populists.

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Trump’s First Win: Germany Hints at Compromises on Trade, Military

As President Trump finished his first 24 hours in office by attending an interfaith prayer service at the Washington National Cathedral, German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to seek compromises with the new President on trade and military spending issues.

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Deutsche Bank May Be on Verge of Lehman Brothers Moment

Following the U.S. Justice Department’s demand for $14 billion to settle a mortgage-backed securities probe, several big hedge funds moved their derivative holdings from Deutsche Bank to other firms to avoid the risk of another Lehman Brothers-style liquidity squeeze.

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Merkel Allies: Prioritise Migrants With Christian Backgrounds

The Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU), the coalition partner of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU), has announced new migrant measures such as prioritising migrants from societies with pro-Western Christian values.

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Austrian Defence Minister: Merkel Is Irresponsible

The Defence Minister of Austria has attacked German Chancellor Angela Merkel calling her attitude and policy during the migrant crisis “irresponsible” and holding her accountable for Austria’s migrant problems. Austrian Defence Minister and Socialist Party MP Hans Peter Doskozil did not

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German Mag Mocks Erdogan With Fake Penis Cover

A satirical German magazine has published a front cover mocking Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan by depicting him with a fake penis – after Chancellor Angela Merkel approved the prosecution of German comedians who insult the Islamist leader.

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Germany Hosts Iranian FM Despite Vow Not to Normalize Ties

Germany’s foreign minister on Wednesday welcomed his Iranian counterpart for a bilateral meeting in Berlin, seemingly defying Chancellor Angela Merkel’s earlier commitment to not normalize relations with Tehran as long as the regime refuses to recognize Israel’s right to exist.

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Merkel Ready To Give In To ‘Blackmail’ Over Turkish Visas

According to a British diplomat, Chancellor Angela Merkel is ready to give visa-free travel in the Schengen zone to 75 million Turkish citizens despite the failure to meet key European Union conditions. In starkly undiplomatic language, British Ambassador to Germany Sir Sebastian

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Merkel’s Coalition Partner Praises About-Turn On Refugees

(Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner accused her of doing an about-turn on her refugee policy since she opened Germany’s borders to thousands of migrants in September. German Vice Chancellor and Social Democrats (SPD) leader Sigmar Gabriel

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64 Per Cent Of Germans Want Merkel Gone After Next Election

A new survey shows 64 percent of Germans do not want Chancellor Angela Merkel to stay on for another term, as her coalition plummets in the polls. New findings from a poll conducted by German magazine Cicero show that 64 per cent

HANOVER, GERMANY - APRIL 25: German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets with European leaders at Herrenhausen Palace on April 25, 2016 in Hanover, Germany.