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Madeline Chambers

Germany readies for all Brexit options, including no-deal

Sep 05 2018

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government said on Wednesday it is preparing for all Brexit scenarios, including a no-deal, after its cabinet approved a draft law on a transition phase for Britain after it leaves the European Union next year.

Germany's left eyes revival in new grassroots movement

Aug 30 2018

BERLIN Bidding to stem the rise of the far-right AfD, Germany's left next week launches a grassroots movement aimed at emulating the success of Britain's Momentum group which propelled hardliner Jeremy Corbyn to the leadership of the Labour Party.

German conservatives under fire over right-wing radicalism in Saxony

Aug 23 2018

BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives faced accusations on Thursday of ignoring the rise of far-right groups in the eastern German state of Saxony after an incident there involving an off-duty police employee at an anti-Islam rally.

Merkel's conservatives under fire over right-wing radicalism in Saxony

Aug 23 2018

BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives faced accusations on Thursday of ignoring the rise of far-right groups in the eastern German state of Saxony after an incident there involving an off-duty police employee at an anti-Islam rally.

Merkel's conservatives under fire over right-wing radicalism in Saxony

Aug 23 2018

BERLIN, Aug 23 Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives faced accusations on Thursday of ignoring the rise of far-right groups in the eastern German state of Saxony after an incident there involving an off-duty police employee at an anti-Islam rally.

Merkel cool on EU independent payment system to save Iran deal

Aug 22 2018

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she agreed with her foreign minister that relations with the United States were changing but she stopped short of backing his call for a separate EU payments system to save a nuclear deal with Iran.

Europe gives U.S.-EU trade reprieve a measured welcome

Jul 26 2018

BERLIN/PARIS Europe expressed relief on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump and the European Commission chief agreed to tackle their transatlantic trade row, although France cautioned that any deal must be limited and benefit both sides.

Europe welcomes U.S.-EU trade respite, says Trump must rebuild trust

Jul 26 2018

BERLIN/PARIS Europe expressed relief on Thursday after Donald Trump and the European Commission chief agreed to tackle their trade row, although German business called on the U.S. president to scrap import tariffs definitively and rebuild transatlantic trust. | Video

Germany welcomes U.S.-EU trade reprieve as step in right direction

Jul 26 2018

BERLIN Germany welcomed an initiative agreed between U.S. President Donald Trump and the head of the European Commission to ease the threat of a trade war and shares rose on the news, but business groups urged the two sides to back up their words with deeds.

Vietnamese admits he helped agents to kidnap ex-executive in Berlin

Jul 18 2018

BERLIN A Vietnamese man has admitted that he helped his country's secret services to kidnap a former oil executive in broad daylight from a Berlin street and smuggle him back to Vietnam, where the businessman has been jailed for life for corruption.

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