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German CDU elects Kramp-Karrenbauer as new party leader

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer will replace Angela Merkel as leader of Germany’s Christian Democratic Union party. Chancellor Angela Merkel will be replaced by Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as the leader of Germany’s centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party. The choice was made by 999 voting delegates at a party congress in German city of Hamburg on Friday, the day […]

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Germany sees no new EU sanctions on Russia for now

LISBON (Reuters) – Germany does not envision EU sanctions against Russia over its conflict with Ukraine as long as de-escalation efforts continue, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Friday. “At this time I believe it would be wrong to talk about new sanctions, because efforts are being made to reduce tensions,” he told a briefing […]

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Three migrants find new life in Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) – Ali Mohammad Rezaie does not celebrate his birthday because his Afghan parents never noted the date he was born. Yet he knows exactly when he arrived in Berlin to seek asylum: Oct 15, 2015. That day changed his life. “It wasn’t a special day. I was tired and had been on the […]

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Police nab dozens of suspected mobsters in global operation

At least 84 suspected members of Italian ‘Ndrangheta clan arrested in coordinated raids across Europe and South America. Police in Europe and in South America have arrested at least 84 suspected mobsters in a massive international crackdown targeting a powerful branch of Italy’s notorious mafia, officials said. Hundreds of officers took part in the coordinated […]