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German Minister Tells Turkey to Tone Down After ‘Nazi’ Jibe

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s influential finance minister says it’s in “everyone’s interest” to avoid a further escalation in tensions between Berlin and Ankara and that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would help by toning down his rhetoric.

On October 26, 2016, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks in Ankara

Germany: UK Will Fund EU For A Decade After Brexit

The UK should be forced to keep paying billions to the European Union (EU) ten years after it leaves, and cannot expect any special deal on migration, a leading EU politician has insisted.

Angela Merkel and Wolfgang Schaeuble

German Politicians Slam Greece Over Handling of Migration Crisis

BERLIN – Germany’s finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble (pictured above) and a senior Bavarian politician criticised Greece on Sunday over the way it is managing its role in Europe’s biggest migration crisis since World War Two. Schaeuble, who has clashed repeatedly

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Greece Renews Threat to Seize ‘War Reparations’ from Germany

The eleventh-hour decision to extend Greece’s bailout a few weeks ago turns out to have been an even closer shave than it seemed at the time, with Reuters reporting that a massive revolt among German conservatives left the vote “hanging by a thread,” as one German legislator put it. Escalating tensions between sullen Greece and fed-up Germany could make the votes on further bailout extensions or new financing deals even tighter.

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