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Trump reportedly handed Merkel $374 billion invoice for NATO

Trump reportedly handed Merkel $374 billion invoice for NATO

US President Donald Trump handed German Chancellor Angela Merkel a bill for money supposedly owed to NATO when they met last weekend in Washington DC, the Sunday Times reported. The gesture was …

German minister: Erdogan rhetoric causing significant damage

German minister: Erdogan rhetoric causing significant damage

A senior German official says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's rhetoric in the standoff with European countries ahead of his country's April 16 referendum is causing damage that will take years to repair, ABC News …

 Europe does not believe Trump, expert

Europe does not believe Trump, expert

EU's concern about NATO is not unfounded

Turkey to review its relations with EU after referendum

Turkey to review its relations with EU after referendum

Europe could be faced with a surprise depending on the results of the April 16 referendum in Turkey, the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said. In an interview with broadcaster CNN Turk, Erdogan said …

The West#039s desperately needed reset with Turkey

The West's desperately needed reset with Turkey

The West must acknowledge that what Mr. Erdoğan represents will be part and parcel of Turkey's future

 Turkish AKP refuses to hold rallies in Germany before referendum

Turkish AKP refuses to hold rallies in Germany before referendum

The Turkish ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) refuses to hold political rallies in Germany during the campaign to prepare a referendum on amendments to the Turkish Constitution, the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported. …

 Germany may ban political rallies of Turkish ministers

Germany may ban political rallies of Turkish ministers

Germany may revoke approvals of visits of Turkish ministers in the country, if there are disparagement of the government, the German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said. He noted that the diplomatic note in which …

European Union turns 60 this week

European Union turns 60 this week

The biggest threat facing the EU is not collapse but paralysis as its institutions are in urgent need of reform

Spicer: Trump didn#039t hear Merkel#039s question about a handshake

Spicer: Trump didn't hear Merkel's question about a handshake

During their first meeting at the White House on Friday, President Trump appeared to ignore a request from German Chancellor Angela Merkel to shake hands during a photo op. "I don't think he heard the question," White …

Turkish official: Another caign rally likely in Germany

Turkish official: Another campaign rally likely in Germany

Turkey has raised the possibility of holding another pro-Erdogan campaign rally in Germany before a referendum next month while recent cancellations of such events in Europe have fueled tensions. …

Kurdish supporters in Frankfurt protest against Erdogan

Kurdish supporters in Frankfurt protest against Erdogan

Around 30,000 Kurdish supporters demonstrated in the German city of Frankfurt on Saturday against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and an April referendum that would give him sweeping new powers, Reuters reported. …

Merkel names condition for addresses of Turkish officials in Germany

Merkel names condition for addresses of Turkish officials in Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Turkish officials can participate in events in Germany, but must stick to the German laws. She reiterated that Turkish politicians wanting to make appearances in Germany needed …

Tensions rising between Turkish, European leaders before elections

Tensions rising between Turkish, European leaders before elections

The Netherlands is heading for a nationwide vote Wednesday, with concerns about Muslim immigration a central issue

EU Turmoil Makes Russia the Sanctioned Bond Market Traders Love

EU Turmoil Makes Russia the Sanctioned Bond Market Traders Love

The political turbulence roiling the European Union is making Russia look like a safe bet to bondholders

Snowstorm delays Trump-Merkel meeting

Snowstorm delays Trump-Merkel meeting

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's first face-to-face meeting with US President Donald Trump will have to wait an extra three days due to a winter storm that threatens to shutdown Washington. White …

Greens set Angela Merkel up

Greens set Angela Merkel up

German Federal Council rejected the bill classifying Maghreb states as "safe countries of origin"

German Foreign Ministry hopes Turkey to refrain from Nazi parallels

German Foreign Ministry hopes Turkey to refrain from Nazi parallels

Berlin expects that Turkey will no longer compare Germany with Nazi Germany, the spokesman of the German Foreign Ministry Sebastian Fischer said. "We hope that Turkey heard clear messages not to use …

Putin tells German FM he wants better ties

Putin tells German FM he wants better ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told the visiting German foreign minister that he would like to improve ties between the two countries, Star Tribune reports. Putin on Thursday received German Foreign Minister …

German Foreign Ministry: Russia plays key role in Syria

German Foreign Ministry: Russia plays key role in Syria

Russia plays a key role in the Syrian settlement, the German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said. "We place emphasis on the fact that Moscow is using its great influence on the Assad regime so that the …

 Turkey once again accuses Germany of Nazism

Turkey once again accuses Germany of Nazism

In the Ankara-Berlin crisis each of the parties "is not without sin"

Cavusoglu tells Germany not to lecture Turkey on human rights

Cavusoglu tells Germany not to lecture Turkey on human rights

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has slammed Germany – at a campaign rally in Hamburg. Escalating the war of words between the two countries, he accused Berlin of hampering rallies in support of …

Cavusoglu: nobody can stop me from speaking in Germany

Cavusoglu: nobody can stop me from speaking in Germany

Turkey's foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said he would go ahead with a planned rally with Turkish voters in Germany on Tuesday despite local authorities' closure of the venue, escalating a row between two NATO …

Turkish PM, Merkel hold ‘productive, good’ conversation

Turkish PM, Merkel hold ‘productive, good’ conversation

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has talked on the phone with German ChancellorAngela Merkel over Germany’s decision to ban Turkish ministers from holding events in two German cities ahead of the April 16 …

Gaggenau that cancelled Turkish event receives bomb threat - media

Gaggenau that cancelled Turkish event receives bomb threat - media

German authorities in the southwestern town of Gaggenau evacuated the city hall on Friday after receiving a bomb threat one day after they cancelled an event where Turkey's justice minister Bekir Bozdag was to speak. …

Cavusoglu: Germany must learn how to behave

Cavusoglu: Germany must learn how to behave

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu accused Germany of double standards over cancellation of the meeting in Gaggenau, where Turkish minister Bekir Bozdag had been due to speak, by its …

Turkey#039s justice minister cancels meeting with his German counterpart

Turkey's justice minister cancels meeting with his German counterpart

Turkey's justice minister Bekir Bozdag canceled plans to meet with his German counterpart Heiko Maas Thursday after local authorities in southwest Germany withdrew permission for him to use a venue …

German President sums up the results of his term

German President sums up the results of his term

He doesn't hide his concern about the growth of right-wing populism's popularity in the world and in the European countries in particular

Martin Schulz is a ‘threat’ to Merkel’s 12 year rule

Martin Schulz is a ‘threat’ to Merkel’s 12 year rule

He puts three things in front: for a united Europe; for democracy; for justice

German reporter arrested in Turkey

German reporter arrested in Turkey

Turkish authorities arrested a correspondent for the Die Welt newspaper, Deniz Yucel, on charges of propaganda in support of a terrorist organisation and inciting the public to violence, according to a court witness. …

Will EU become federation?

Will EU become federation?

Four European countries signed a document calling for more European integration. They proposed to enhance the EMU in its social dimension, to make the EU more democratic and to harmonise EU states’ foreign policies.  A …