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German Support for Merkel Bloc Plummets to 12-Year Low

Support for Angela Merkel’s centre-right bloc has dropped to its lowest point since 2006, polling figures show, after recent high profile criticism of the German Chancellor’s decision to open the nation’s borders.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a meeting of the federal executive board of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Berlin, on October 23, 2017 on the eve of further exploratory talks between potential coalition partners. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

German Intel Report Warns Iran Seeking WMDs as Merkel Tries to Save Nuke Deal

Iran is still actively seeking to develop weapons of mass destruction (WMD), according to a German intelligence report,  in direct contradiction to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s belief that the 2015 atomic deal with the Islamic Republic ended Tehran’s nuclear weapon ambitions.

French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes new Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to the Elysee Palace in Paris ahead of talks on Friday

Italy and Germany Face Off over Immigration

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has shown himself a tougher leader than expected, standing up first to France’s Emmanuel Macron and now Germany’s Angela Merkel over immigration issues.

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Ayatollah Orders Iran to Prepare for Increased Uranium Enrichment

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday ordered his Atomic Energy Organization to prepare for weapons-grade uranium enrichment, bringing pressure against European powers desperate to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive after the U.S. withdrew last month.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brief the media after bilateral talks at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. A day before German chancellor Angela Merkel and nearly her entire Cabinet arrive in Israel, her foreign minister published an op-ed in an Israeli newspaper Sunday encouraging Israel …

Merkel: Germany Will Act to Push Iran from Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged from their 90-minute meeting in Berlin on Monday still disagreeing about the merits of the Iranian nuclear agreement, but in accord about the need to push Iran out of other countries in the Middle East.

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Germany: Asylum Seekers Should Be Trained as Truck Drivers

A pilot project in Germany is working to make it easier for asylum seekers to become truck drivers – an initiative that comes amid widespread unemployment for migrants who arrived during the migrant crisis.

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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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Merkel: Europe Will Push Back if Hit With Trump’s Trade Tariffs

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The leaders of Germany, France and Britain are ready to push back if the Trump administration does not permanently exempt the European Union from new import taxes on aluminum and steel imports, German Chancellor said Sunday.

A video of a 21-year-old Arab-Israeli dressed up as a Jew being beaten up by a belt-wielding a Palestinian refugee from Syria in Berlin went viral last week, sparking outrage across Germany about the rising levels of anti-Semitic attacks in the country. 

WATCH: Teen Whipped in Berlin for Wearing Kippa Reveals He Is Israeli-Arab

TEL AVIV – A video of a 21-year-old Arab-Israeli dressed up as a Jew being beaten up by a belt-wielding a Palestinian refugee from Syria in Berlin went viral last week, sparking outrage across Germany about the rising levels of anti-Semitic attacks in the country. 

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Merkel Welcomes German Govt Deal Handing Her 4th Term

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday welcomed the Social Democrats’ vote in favor of a new ruling coalition and said “it’s important that as government we start quickly with our work.”