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EU army inevitable

EU army inevitable

Currently Europe does not have integrated defence, but this could change

 Merkel: US approach complicates G20 communiqué

Merkel: US approach complicates G20 communiqué

German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to seek a broad agreement on trade at next month's Group of 20 summit. Merkel will host leaders of the G-20 powers in Hamburg on July 7-8 amid widespread concern over the Trump …

Azerbaijani president offers condolences over Helmut Kohl#039s death

Azerbaijani president offers condolences over Helmut Kohl's death

Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev visited the Embassy of German in the country today to offer his condolences over the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl. President Aliyev also signed a book …

Turkish defense minister urges Germany to review stance on asylum seekers

Turkish defense minister urges Germany to review stance on asylum seekers

Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik has urged his German counterpart to review the country’s stance on individuals who are suspected of being coup plotters and currently seeking asylum in Germany. Speaking about …

Germany defeats Australia 3-2 at FIFA Confederations Cup group stage

Germany defeats Australia 3-2 at FIFA Confederations Cup group stage

Germany has defeated Australia 3-2 in a group stage match of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup which is underway in Russia, TASS reports. The game was played in Sochi on Monday. The goals were scored by Germany’s Lars …

German troops to leave Turkey#039s İncirlik base in July

German troops to leave Turkey's İncirlik base in July

Germany's defense minister has said German troops in Turkey’s İncirlik Air Base will continue fighting in the international coalition against the Daesh terrorist group till the end of June, Yeni Şafak reports. In an …

Angela Merkel: US actions really break one’s heart

Angela Merkel: US actions "really break one’s heart"

Chancellor believes that there are increasing tendencies of self-isolation in the world

Putin says he believes Russia, Europe #039Should be together#039

Putin says he believes Russia, Europe 'Should be together'

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia is ready for unity with Europe, Sputnik reports. Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl considered that Russia and Europe should be together, and Moscow is …

Architect of Germany#039s reunification ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies

Architect of Germany's reunification ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies

Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl died at the age of 87, Spurtnik reported citing German newspaper Bild. Kohl was the first chancellor of the reunited Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The Former Chancellor …

Hans-Joachim Heintze: Karabakh Armenians cannot be recognized as separate people

Hans-Joachim Heintze: Karabakh Armenians cannot be recognized as separate people

Armenians living in Karabakh cannot be recognized as a separate people, and therefore, any reference to the right of the nation to self-determination in their respect does not work, the Professor of International Law at the Ruhr-University …

Turkey’s future is in Europe

Turkey’s future is in Europe

Better relations between Turkey and the EU would be for the good for the situation in the Middle East

German FM warns Qatar standoff could end in war

German FM warns Qatar standoff could end in war

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has warned that a row between Qatar and its Arab neighbors of the Persian Gulf region could end in a war, Press TV reports. Gabriel said in comments published on Saturday that there was still an …

German economist: Russia belongs to Europe as well

German economist: "Russia belongs to Europe as well"

President of the German Institute of Economic Studies, professor-economist Marcel Fratzscher commented on EU economic sanctions against Russia

The Real Danger in Demonizing Putin’s Russia

The Real Danger in Demonizing Putin’s Russia

Hillary Clinton and John McCain ramped up Russia demonization to new levels this week. Politicians, intelligence officials, generals and cable TV pundits are trying to convince us that the Putin regime is a mortal threat to the American way …

German FM announces withdrawal from Incirlik air base in Turkey

German FM announces withdrawal from Incirlik air base in Turkey

A German withdrawal of several hundred troops from Incirlik Air Base in Turkey is imminent, the country's foreign minister expressed after meetings in Ankara, Rudaw reports. "I regret that, but please understand that for …

Erdogan meets with Sigmar Gabriel in Ankara

Erdogan meets with Sigmar Gabriel in Ankara

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hold a a face-to-face meeting with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel in the presidential palace. Today, Gabriel also held talks with Turkish Foreign …

Berlin regrets Turkey#039s decision on Incirlik base

Berlin regrets Turkey's decision on Incirlik base

Berlin regrets Turkey's government restrictions on German lawmakers seeking to visit troops at the Incirlik air force base, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said. "My Turkish colleague explained to me …

Yildirim cancels meeting with German Foreign Minister

Yildirim cancels meeting with German Foreign Minister

Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim cancelled a planned meeting with Germany's foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel on Monday, sources in Yildirim's office said. News of the cancelled …

Marin Le Pen proposes new Yalta Conference

Marin Le Pen proposes new Yalta Conference

Head of the National Front party, Marin Le Pen, said today that it's necessary to hold new Yalta Conference with the participation of Russia, the United States, Great Britain, as well as France and Germany, stressing that …

Bavarian police confirm Afghan national killing 5-year-old Russian boy

Bavarian police confirm Afghan national killing 5-year-old Russian boy

Bavarian police confirmed Sunday that an Afghan national attacked with a knife and killed a 5-year-old Russian boy and injured his mother in an asylum seeker center, Sputnik reports. Earlier in the day, the FOCUS online …

Ankara, Berlin to mull presence of German Air Force at Incirlik

Ankara, Berlin to mull presence of German Air Force at Incirlik

Turkey and Germany are set to discuss the presence of the German Air Force at the Incirlik Air Base during the visit of Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel to Ankara, Trend reports citing Turkish media. The sides will also …

Is Europe arguing with US?

Is Europe arguing with US?

Europe needs to step up its presence on the international stage, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today after meeting India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Berlin.

Kadyrov: Chechnya#039s doors open for Macron and Merkel

Kadyrov: Chechnya's doors open for Macron and Merkel

Head of Russia’s Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov has invited French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel to visit Chechnya to assess the situation in the …

Germany to decide about troop withdrawal from Incirlik by mid-June - media

Germany to decide about troop withdrawal from Incirlik by mid-June - media

Germany will decide within two weeks whether to withdraw troops deployed at Turkey's Incirlik air force base, a German Foreign Ministry official said on Sunday. Roughly 250 German troops are based at Incirlik to help in the fight …

Main issues of NATO summit in Brussels

Main issues of NATO summit in Brussels

German–Turkish relations, the Americans rely on the Kurds, the Europeans do not want to pay

 Merkel and Erdgoan to discuss Incirlik airbase in Brussels

Merkel and Erdgoan to discuss Incirlik airbase in Brussels

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that she is going to "clearly indicate" in talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Germany will leave the Incirlik airbase if German lawmakers are now …

Migration ‘Confidential’ Intel

Migration ‘Confidential’ Intel

Number of Migrants Now Heading to Europe Rises to 6.6 Million

Angela Merkel-Tayyip Erdogan meet likely at NATO summit

Angela Merkel-Tayyip Erdogan meet likely at NATO summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is planning to meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a NATO summit tomorrow in Brussels, her spokesman said, Zee News reported. "It is quite likely …

German MP on cancellation of her visit to Turkey

German MP on cancellation of her visit to Turkey

German lawmakers cancelled a visit to Turkey where they had planned to talk to opposition lawmakers, governors and rights groups about last month's referendum, saying Ankara had refused to give them a security detail. Green Party …

Macron and Merkel to #039reconstruct#039 the EU

Macron and Merkel to 'reconstruct' the EU

The EU needs rapprochement and real structural reforms