Anti-immigrant party beats Merkel's CDU in state election

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats fall to third place in a state election behind the centre-left Social Democrats and anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany party, according to exit polls.

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Merkel sees no end to EU sanctions against Russia

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Merkel sees no end to EU sanctions against Russia

There is no reason to lift the European Union's sanctions against Russia as Moscow has not fulfilled all of its commitments under the Minsk peace plan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in an interview published on Friday.

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German officials urge close look at gun laws in wake of shooting

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German officials urge close look at gun laws in wake of shooting

Senior German officials called on Sunday for a review of gun laws and even stricter enforcement after Friday's shooting in Munich that claimed the lives of nine people and the gunman himself, a deranged 18-year-old who was obsessed with mass killings.

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Germans vote in "Super Sunday" state polls in test for Merkel

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Germans vote in 'Super Sunday' state polls in test for Merkel

Germans voted in three regional state elections on Sunday, with the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party looking to profit from popular angst about Chancellor Angela Merkel's migrant policy.

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Denmark to vote on tough migrant law as Nordic refugee welcome wanes

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Denmark to vote on tough migrant law as Nordic refugee welcome wanes

The Danish parliament is set to pass measures on Tuesday to deter refugees from seeking asylum, including confiscating valuables to pay for their stay, despite protests from international human rights organizations.

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Germany's capacity to take in refugees is limited

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Germany's capacity to take in refugees is limited

Germany needs to send a message to the world that it's reaching the limit of its capacity to help Europe's flood of migrants, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on November 8 as he advocated restricting family reunions for Syrian refugees.

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Will under pressure Merkel survive refugee crisis?

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government will survive the country’s refugee crisis as she moves to defuse turmoil within her administration over the response to the influx of migrants, according to a coalition ally. Deputy Foreign Minister Michael Roth -- a member of the Social Democrats, the junior partner in Merkel’s Christian Democrat-led coalition – told Bloomberg’s Hans Nichols party leaders will push their differences aside as they prepare for a meeting Thursday to overcome differences.

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Merkel warns of Balkans fighting amid migrant influx

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Merkel warns of Balkans fighting amid migrant influx

Migrants enter a special train to bring them to Duesseldof, western Germany, on a platform of the railway station in Passau, southern Germany on November 3, 2015. Photo: AFP / DPA / Angelika Warmuth

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Europe moves to restore funding to Greece after bailout vote

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Europe moves to restore funding to Greece after bailout vote

Europe moved to re-open funding to Greece's stricken economy on July 16 after the parliament in Athens approved a new bailout program in a fractious vote that left the government without a majority.

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Danish centre-right opposition wins election, PM quits party

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Danish centre-right opposition wins election, PM quits party

Danish voters ousted Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt in an election on June 18 and handed power to an opposition centre-right alliance including huge gains for a eurosceptic, anti-immigrant party.

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Romanian PM reshuffles cabinet after poll defeat

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Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta reshuffled his leftist government on Sunday, a month after his surprise defeat in presidential elections.

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Swedish PM calls snap election after losing budget vote

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Swedish PM calls snap election after losing budget vote

The announcement of Mar 22 polls came after the ruling minority coalition failed to push its budget past the populist Sweden Democrats, who refused their support in parliament in response to the government's pro-immigration policies.

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Sweden's Social Democrats reclaim power, as far right gains

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A left-leaning coalition led by Sweden's opposition Social Democrats defeated the incumbent centre-right government in Sunday's general election, while the far right was headed for historic gains.

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Germany's Merkel convenes allies to restore confidence after scandal

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Germany's Merkel convenes allies to restore confidence after scandal

BERLIN – Chancellor Angela Merkel aimed to restore public confidence in her governing coalition at a meeting of party chiefs on Tuesday to clear the air after a scandal that poisoned the atmosphere.

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Merkel in skiing accident, cancels visits

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Merkel in skiing accident, cancels visits

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has fractured her pelvis in a cross-country skiing accident and is walking with the help of crutches, forcing her to call off some foreign visits and official appointments, her spokesman said on Monday.

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