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

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.

Angela Merkel and Wolfgang Schaeuble

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.

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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.