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Merkel calls for progress on common EU asylum system

Added: 17.02.2018 13:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants the European Union to make progress on a common asylum system, warning that member states who expect financial support from the bloc need to show solidarity when it comes to migrants too. Merkel said in a video address Saturday before next week's informal meeting of EU leaders ...]

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UK PM Theresa May heads to Berlin to face tough German line on Brexit

Added: 17.02.2018 9:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

LONDON/BERLIN: British Prime Minister Theresa May travels to Berlin on Friday to meet German leader Angela Merkel, hoping to overcome near-deadlock in her attempts to negotiate a Brexit deal with the European Union. German officials say they are frustrated with Britain's lack of clarity about what it wants after the split, including what new customs regime it wants and how closely it...

Italian premier expects stable government after March vote

Added: 16.02.2018 15:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

BERLIN (AP) — Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni said Friday he expects his country to continue to have a pro-European government after next month's elections, rejecting suggestions that growing populism might force a change of course in Italy. Speaking after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, Gentiloni told reporters that he believes "Italy ...]

Theresa May and Angela Merkel in Berlin live: Leaders meet for talks on Britain's 'Road to Brexit'

Added: 16.02.2018 14:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

Theresa May has flown to Berlin to discuss Britain's withdrawal from the EU with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Turkey bails German-Turk journalist after year without charge

Added: 16.02.2018 12:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 16, 2018 8:24 PM
BERLIN (AFP) - Turkey Friday (Feb 16) ordered the release of a German-Turkish journalist held for more than a year without charge, which could remove a major hurdle to repairing ties between Ankara and Berlin.


Italian PM calls for ‘strong German government’ before visit

Added: 16.02.2018 9:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

BERLIN (AP) — Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni says Europe needs "a strong German government" as he heads to Berlin for talks Friday with Chancellor Angela Merkel. Gentiloni told Munich-based daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung that Europe's economic upswing mustn't be endangered by hesitancy among center-left politicians when it comes to taking on government responsibility. The Social Democrats, ...]

Germany raises concerns over Hungary's 'Stop Soros' bills

Added: 16.02.2018 7:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

Anti-migrant legislation, set to be adopted after the April general elections, is attracting criticism from Berlin and the Council of Europe.

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What's Next: February 16, 2018

Added: 15.02.2018 21:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 16, 2018 5:00 AM
British Prime Minister Theresa May will be in Berlin today for a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.


[Ticker] Polish PM: Nord Stream 2 pipeline could prompt war

Added: 15.02.2018 14:34 | 1 views | 0 comments

The planned German-Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline would make an all-out Russian-Ukrainian war more likely, Polish prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki told Die Welt newspaper, ahead of his Berlin visit on Friday. He called the project "unnecessary, detrimental and divisive". The pipeline would bypass Poland, Ukraine and the Baltic countries. Morawiecki argued if Nord Stream 2 became operational, Russia could escalate the conflict in Ukraine by shutting off pipelines there.

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Merkel to host Turkish PM amid protests by opposition groups

Added: 15.02.2018 9:36 | 1 views | 0 comments

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Berlin. The two countries are taking small steps toward restoring friendlier relations after more than a year of tension. Hopes are high in Berlin that Thursday's visit by Yildirim will bring movement in the high-profile case of a prominent ...]

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