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Trump blasts, Europe bites back

The US President-elect's comments about NATO, Ukraine and the EU among others are ruffling feathers on the continent as leaders and diplomats respond.

The US President-elect's comments about NATO, Ukraine and the EU among others are ruffling feathers on the continent as leaders and diplomats respond.

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Donald Trump on refugees, Nato, Merkel and Brexit

“Brexit is going to be a great thing”, Germany’s Angela Merkel is Europe’s most important leader and the lifting of sanctions against Russia could happen.

“Brexit is going to be a great thing”, Germany’s Angela Merkel is Europe’s most important leader and the lifting of sanctions against Russia could happen.

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Merkel says Germany is 'stronger than terrorism'

With Germany still reeling from the deadly Berlin truck attack, Angela Merkel has used her annual New Year’s message to insist the country and its democratic values are ‘stronger than…

With Germany still reeling from the deadly Berlin truck attack, Angela Merkel has used her annual New Year’s message to insist the country and its democratic values are ‘stronger than…

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Berlin attack: Merkel wants more failed asylum seekers expelled

Chancellor Angela Merkel says she has told Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi in a phone call that Germany wants to speed up the deportation of failed asylum seekers and increase the number of thos

Chancellor Angela Merkel says she has told Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi in a phone call that Germany wants to speed up the deportation of failed asylum seekers and increase the number of thos

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Europe pays tribute to those killed in the Berlin Christmas market attack

A sombre-looking Angela Merkel joined the Mayor of Berlin, and Germany’s foreign and interior ministers at the scene of the deadly truck attack on the Christmas market in the…

A sombre-looking Angela Merkel joined the Mayor of Berlin, and Germany’s foreign and interior ministers at the scene of the deadly truck attack on the Christmas market in the…

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Merkel is 'problematic' - EU politicians react to fourth Chancellor bid

Candidate for a fourth term, German Chancellor Angela Merkel could confirm her status as the most influential leader of the European Union again next year.

Candidate for a fourth term, German Chancellor Angela Merkel could confirm her status as the most influential leader of the European Union again next year.

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Germany: with or without Merkel

Angela Merkel's decision to seek a fourth term as Chancellor has been met with little enthusiasm in Germany. Her image as a liberal anchor in stormy political times is both a blessing and a curse for

Angela Merkel's decision to seek a fourth term as Chancellor has been met with little enthusiasm in Germany. Her image as a liberal anchor in stormy political times is both a blessing and a curse for

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Obama ends his last official visit to Europe

After meeting with Angela Merkel and other European leaders in Berlin, Barack Obama ended his last visit to Europe as US President.

After meeting with Angela Merkel and other European leaders in Berlin, Barack Obama ended his last visit to Europe as US President.

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Transatlantic relationship is a priority - EU leaders

The leaders agreed that they needed to keep working together as part of multilateral bodies like NATO. The White House says they will press ahead with the transatlantic agenda.

The leaders agreed that they needed to keep working together as part of multilateral bodies like NATO. The White House says they will press ahead with the transatlantic agenda.

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European leaders hold final meeting with Obama in Berlin

The outgoing US president met leaders from major EU countries amid concern over future transatlantic ties under Donald Trump.

The outgoing US president met leaders from major EU countries amid concern over future transatlantic ties under Donald Trump.

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Obama praises Merkel, says US-Europe foundation stone intact

President Barack Obama has indicated he and Angela Merkel, meeting in Berlin, have discussed a wide range of issues with Syria, Crimea and trade top of the list.

President Barack Obama has indicated he and Angela Merkel, meeting in Berlin, have discussed a wide range of issues with Syria, Crimea and trade top of the list.

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Barack Obama in Berlin to discuss extending sanctions on Russia

US President Barack Obama says a final official goodbye to Europe in Berlin, where he'll discuss the extension of sanctions on Russia.

US President Barack Obama says a final official goodbye to Europe in Berlin, where he'll discuss the extension of sanctions on Russia.

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Awkward relations between Germany and Turkey

In February 2016 German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara.

In February 2016 German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara.

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Stop Brexit, German economic experts tell Chancellor Merkel

The best outcome of Brexit talks would be to stop Brexit, that was the advice of Germany’s council of economic experts to the Chancellor.

The best outcome of Brexit talks would be to stop Brexit, that was the advice of Germany’s council of economic experts to the Chancellor.

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Merkel in Africa - stemming the migrant flow

The German chancellor is on the second leg of a three-country African tour which started in Mali and will finish in Ethiopia.

The German chancellor is on the second leg of a three-country African tour which started in Mali and will finish in Ethiopia.