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Germany: anti-immigration AfD Party leader to step down

Frauke Petry, the leader of Germany’s anti-immigration AfD, says she does not want to lead the party’s election campaign.

Frauke Petry, the leader of Germany’s anti-immigration AfD, says she does not want to lead the party’s election campaign.

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Germany's Merkel hits local campaign trail

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has hit the campaign trail for what her CDU Party hopes will be its next regional win.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has hit the campaign trail for what her CDU Party hopes will be its next regional win.

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Berlin rejects parallel trade talks with Britain during Brexit negotiations

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has appeared to harden her stance on Brexit, ruling out Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for trade talks alongside the UK’s negotiations to exit the…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has appeared to harden her stance on Brexit, ruling out Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for trade talks alongside the UK’s negotiations to exit the…

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Germany: Merkel's CDU victorious in Saarland

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU Party is victorious in Saarland's closely-watched regional election.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU Party is victorious in Saarland's closely-watched regional election.

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Saarland's vote - small but significant

Germans in the small western state of Saarland vote on Sunday in a regional election that could deliver an upset to Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Germans in the small western state of Saarland vote on Sunday in a regional election that could deliver an upset to Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Ankara reacts angrily to German arms export restrictions

An angry reaction from Ankara to German restrictions on military exports has further stoked tensions between the NATO allies.

An angry reaction from Ankara to German restrictions on military exports has further stoked tensions between the NATO allies.

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Germany calls on Turkey to tone down rhetoric

It comes after the Turkish president accused Chancellor Angela Merkel of 'applying Nazi methods' against Turks and Turkish officials carrying out referendum campaigns in Germany.

It comes after the Turkish president accused Chancellor Angela Merkel of 'applying Nazi methods' against Turks and Turkish officials carrying out referendum campaigns in Germany.

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Trump meets Merkel: an encounter of the odd kind

Determined to downplay their differences, most pundits now consider Friday’s face-to-face meeting between President Donald Trump and Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel to have been an awkward…

Determined to downplay their differences, most pundits now consider Friday’s face-to-face meeting between President Donald Trump and Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel to have been an awkward…

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Trump and Merkel - the first meeting

It was a meeting of might, if not of minds, when the German Chancellor and the new US president met for the first time in Washington.

It was a meeting of might, if not of minds, when the German Chancellor and the new US president met for the first time in Washington.

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Merkel meets Trump at the White House

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump haven’t always seen eye-to-eye, meaning their first face-to-face discussions could be tense.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump haven’t always seen eye-to-eye, meaning their first face-to-face discussions could be tense.

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Trade and NATO to top Trump and Merkel talks

The last time Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel went to Washington it was at the behest of her close friend and ally Barack Obama.

The last time Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel went to Washington it was at the behest of her close friend and ally Barack Obama.

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Turkey is worth the effort - Merkel

The German Chancellor has stepped in to soothe relations between Berlin and Ankara after a series of tit-for-tat barbs in recent days.

The German Chancellor has stepped in to soothe relations between Berlin and Ankara after a series of tit-for-tat barbs in recent days.

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'Media reports' informed Angela Merkel about Dieselgate

German Chancellor Angela Merkel only found out about the Volkswagen emissions scandal through media reports, she has told a parliamentary committee of inquiry.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel only found out about the Volkswagen emissions scandal through media reports, she has told a parliamentary committee of inquiry.

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Tense talks for Turkish-German ministers after Nazi comparisons

Meeting his Turkish counterpart in Berlin on Wednesday, Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has tried to defuse the diplomatic crisis between the two…

Meeting his Turkish counterpart in Berlin on Wednesday, Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has tried to defuse the diplomatic crisis between the two…

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Germany: Facebook fake post trial

A German court has rejected a temporary injunction against facebook in a case brought by Syrian refugee Anas Modamani, who took a selfie with Angela Merkel in 2015. The site failed to remove fake post

A German court has rejected a temporary injunction against facebook in a case brought by Syrian refugee Anas Modamani, who took a selfie with Angela Merkel in 2015. The site failed to remove fake post

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France hosts "mini EU summit" at Versailles

Leaders gathered at the opulent palace - the symbol, for many, of France's "Ancien Regime" or old order - to prepare for the upcoming commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.

Leaders gathered at the opulent palace - the symbol, for many, of France's "Ancien Regime" or old order - to prepare for the upcoming commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.

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Germany and Tunisia agree migrant deal

Angela Merkel says Tunisia has agreed to take back hundreds of its nationals whose asylum applications have been rejected by Germany. The German chancellor made the pledge during a visit to the Tunisi

Angela Merkel says Tunisia has agreed to take back hundreds of its nationals whose asylum applications have been rejected by Germany. The German chancellor made the pledge during a visit to the Tunisi

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Merkel offers Egypt help in stemming migration to Europe

Angela Merkel has sought to help Egypt in tackling migration to Europe as the German Chancellor visited the country ahead of a trip to Tunisia.

Angela Merkel has sought to help Egypt in tackling migration to Europe as the German Chancellor visited the country ahead of a trip to Tunisia.