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Merkel and Erdogan to meet in Istanbul

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to pay a working visit to Turkey on October 16 upon the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. According to a statement from Turkey's Communication Directorate, the talks in …

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Merkel: 'Aid for Afghanistan must continue'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reaffirmed Berlin’s promise of 600 million euros ($691 million) in aid to Afghanistan, despite stating that her country is not yet prepared to recognize the Taliban as a legitimate government. …

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Putin held talks with Macron and Merkel

Russian President Vladimir Putin had a conversation with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Kremlin press service reported. "The worrying situation in connection with the delaying of the …

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Flights carrying Afghans to U.S. resume

Hundreds of Afghans left Ramstein Air Base late Saturday as flights to the U.S. resumed following a three-week pause imposed after measles cases were confirmed among evacuees. "We really are excited to be finishing up this …

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Germans complained to Putin about "sneaky managers"

Observers of the German newspaper Die Zeit were interested in the announcement of the Russian leader Vladimir Putin about Russia's readiness to stabilize energy prices. Some of them even turned to the president with complaints about …

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West could not defeat terrorism, Merkel says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated that after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US, Western countries could not achieve all the goals set. “We had to realize that we were able to defeat terrorism, which up to this point …

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Taliban: Germans welcome in Afghanistan

Taliban (the movement banned in Russia)  spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said Germans are welcome in Afghanistan and that the group hopes Berlin will open diplomatic ties. In an interview published Sunday, Mujahid told the German …

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