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Refugees did not bring terrorism to Germany, says Angela Merkel

Refugees did not bring terrorism to Germany, says Angela Merkel

German chancellor also tells election rally near Berlin that Islam that respects the constitution belongs in the country

Italy in fightback against German-led EU austerity

Italy in fightback against German-led EU austerity

Mediterranean countries are forming a new anti-austerity alliance against Berlin

Ancient palace discovered in Azerbaijan’s Shamkir

Ancient palace discovered in Azerbaijan’s Shamkir

An international Azerbaijan-Germany archeological expedition is continuing excavations near Shamkir’s Garajamirli village, at the site of an ancient town believed to have been founded 2500 years ago. The expedition has …

Nord Stream 2: planned JV for Russia-Germany gas pipeline falters

Nord Stream 2: planned JV for Russia-Germany gas pipeline falters

Poland and several other Central and Eastern European states have opposed the project

EU wants to reconcile with Russia, but it won#039t

EU wants to reconcile with Russia, but it won't

Russia and Germany came to understanding that current problematic situation will continue for a very long time without active work on restoration of relations, but there is a long way before implementation of positive steps, a member of the …

Ilham Aliyev notes importance of continuing Azerbaijan-Germany political dialogue, based on mutual trust

Ilham Aliyev notes importance of continuing Azerbaijan-Germany political dialogue, based on mutual trust

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received credentials of incoming German Ambassador Michael Kindsgrab. Kindsgrab passed along a guard of honor and then presented his credentials to President …

Germany calls on Russia, Syria to allow aid into Aleppo under UN auspices

Germany calls on Russia, Syria to allow aid into Aleppo under UN auspices

Germany on Monday called on Russia and the Syrian government to allow food, water and medical supplies into the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo under the monitoring of the United Nations, the spokesman for …

Lavrov: Russia is not interested in severing diplomatic relations with Ukraine

Lavrov: Russia is not interested in severing diplomatic relations with Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said his talks with German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Monday discussed the possibility of restoring dialogue in the Normandy format in the wake of the recently …

Steinmeier expects Russia-EU rapprochement in coming years

Steinmeier expects Russia-EU rapprochement in coming years

Germany and Russia should maintain dialogue despite the persisting points of contention, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Monday, TASS reports. "We have not overcome the crisis in our …

Lavrov: we don#039t want isolation in relations with West

Lavrov: we don't want isolation in relations with West

Russia has no intention of going into isolation, relations with the West will return to their previous level sooner or later, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday addressing students of the Urals Federal …

The Lurking Disaster Germany And Saudi Arabia Have In Common

The Lurking Disaster Germany And Saudi Arabia Have In Common

Germany’s largest bank is worried about a recession in the United States, Saudi Arabia’s central bank offered banks in the kingdom $4 billion in loans

Steinmeier plans to discuss Ukraine, Syria with Lavrov on August 15 in Russia

Steinmeier plans to discuss Ukraine, Syria with Lavrov on August 15 in Russia

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier plans to discuss situations in Ukraine and Syria on August 15 with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg, a German …

German Foreign Ministry welcomes meeting between Putin and Erdogan

German Foreign Ministry welcomes meeting between Putin and Erdogan

The German government can only welcome the rapprochement between Ankara and Moscow after Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane, a spokesperson for the German Foreign Ministry, Zavsan Shebli, said, commenting on the …

Frank-Walter Steinmeier: Russia is unlikely to be able to offer Turkey an alternative to the NATO partnership

Frank-Walter Steinmeier: "Russia is unlikely to be able to offer Turkey an alternative to the NATO partnership"

Interview with the head of the Foreign Ministry of Germany in Bild

Steinmeier: no visa talks until Turkey meets criteria

Steinmeier: no visa talks until Turkey meets criteria

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said visa-free travel for Turkish citizens in the EU isn't currently on the agenda.  Lifting travel restrictions for Turks in the EU bloc would only be considered …

German Foreign Ministry: Turkey and Russia not alternative to NATO

German Foreign Ministry: Turkey and Russia not alternative to NATO

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Tuesday that the reconciliation between Turkey and Russia following the jet crisis is an important step and will not affect Turkey's NATO membership. Speaking …

Armed man barricades himself in German restaurant

Armed man barricades himself in German restaurant

An armed man has barricaded himself inside a restaurant in the western German city of Saarbruecken. A police elite counter-terrorism unit has been scrambled to storm the building, RT reported citing German media. The armed man, who was …

Saudi Arabia to aid German investigators over July attacks

Saudi Arabia to aid German investigators over July attacks

In the report on Saturday, the German news magazine "Spiegel" cited a senior Saudi government official as saying that Riyadh wanted to help Germany find those behind Islamist bomb and ax attacks in July that left 20 people injured and …

 Poll: Merkel#039s popularity down after terrorist attacks in Bavaria

Poll: Merkel's popularity down after terrorist attacks in Bavaria

Support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel has plummeted, according to a new survey conducted after a series of violent attacks rattled Germany. The chancellor has lost 12 points since the last survey, from early July. …

Are German Foreign Minister#039s remarks about Trump correct?

Are German Foreign Minister's remarks about Trump correct?

The clear position of Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the US presidential race surprised German experts

Merkel must go! Germans turn against Chancellor

Merkel must go! Germans turn against Chancellor

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Berlin to protest against Angela Merkel’s open door refugee policy

German court bans Erdogan’s video address in Cologne democracy rally

German court bans Erdogan’s video address in Cologne democracy rally

Germany's highest court late Saturday upheld a ruling to ban Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from addressing via video call a planned anti-coup rally in Cologne, Daily Sabah reports. The decision by the …

Munich shopping centre and train station evacuated after ‘bomb threat’

Munich shopping centre and train station evacuated after ‘bomb threat’

A shopping centre and train station in Munich have been evacuated after police reportedly received a bomb threat this afternoon. The Pasing Arcaden shopping centre and Pasing railway station in the western part of the city have both …

Was Angela Merkel affected by terrorist attacks in Germany?

Was Angela Merkel affected by terrorist attacks in Germany?

After a series of terrorist attacks in Germany that were carried out over one week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a big press conference, where she promised to thoroughly investigate these acts of aggression. …

Why Germany won#039t revise migration policy

Why Germany won't revise migration policy

The political establishment that is in power in Germany today won't be able to change its liberal legislation

Berlin: Ankara should show proportionality

Berlin: Ankara should show proportionality

Turkey should show proportionality in its pursuit of those behind a failed military coup, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, adding that she was following developments in the NATO partner country with concern. …

 Merkel: organizers of terrorist attacks to be found

Merkel: organizers of terrorist attacks to be found

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the government will take the necessary measures to find organizers of the recent terrorist attacks in Europe. She said the attacks had shown the "taboos of …

 Andrei Baklanov: goal of terrorists is to discredit European authorities

Andrei Baklanov: goal of terrorists is to discredit European authorities

Advisor to the deputy chairman of the Federation Council, deputy head of the Council of the Russian Diplomats Association, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador Andrey Baklanov, speaking with a correspondent of Vestnik …

Mysterious ties of Ansbach attacker

Mysterious ties of Ansbach attacker

The German police found a Bulgarian track and protection of the "good" Syrian during the investigation of the terrorist attack in the small Bavarian town of Ansbach. According to the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, …

What happens with rejected asylum applicants who are not deported?

What happens with rejected asylum applicants who are not deported?

A "Duldung," which literally means toleration, is not a visa, but a document that says a person is a legal resident of Germany, but can be deported at any time