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Iran nuclear accord not ideal, but best to stick with it: Merkel
German Chancellor Angela Merkel tells lawmakers the transatlantic relationship between Europe and US should endure differences in opinion despite US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal
Angela Merkel and German lawmakers discuss Germany's budget and the US withdrawal from the Iran deal
In a phone call with Israel's Netanyahu after deadly Gaza protests, Merkel says Germany "understands Israel's security concerns. The right to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly shouldn't be abused to provoke unrest. Violence shouldn't be a means to enforce political goals."
Merkel says European ties with U.S. set back over Iran
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German Economic Affairs and Energy Minister @peteraltmaier is in Moscow today to negotiate the implementation terms of Nord Stream 2.
Germany's economy grows at weakest pace in more than a year, expanding 0.3% in first quarter
"Cyber threats are real and evolving," European Commissioner for Security Union @JKingEU said at today's symposium about threats to Germany. He said one of his commission's teams has found 3,000+ cases of organized pro-Kremlin disinformation
Merkel's admits "we are under pressure". Maps out policy response to Trump: "must stay on course" says "multilateralism is best way to solve international conflicts"
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Merkel defends NATO 2% target, says failure to meet it "raises question of Germany's credibility". In face of defence challenges rejects criticism of "militarization" of Germany. New budget: 1,3% on defence
Merkel says she discussed with US president trump that German military will remain in Afghanistan
EU's Russia sanctions 'remain in places' as long as reason for sanctions remains Germany's government spokesman @RegSprecher says. Merkel meets Putin on Friday, will talk Ukraine, Iran, Syria
Director general of MI5 Andrew Parker says Brexit must not lead to the weakening of intelligence co-operation in Europe
MI5 director Parker also reveals that European intelligence officers come on attachment to go through the MI5 training courses
MI5 director Parker reveals that MI5 have worked with European intel agencies to foil attacks and save lives in Europe
MI5 director Parker says there have been 25 foiled terrorist attacks in the UK since 2013
Director general of MI5 Andrew Parker says 12 terror plots have been thwarted by the agency since the Westminster attack in March last year
MI5 director general Andrew Parker says the Russian government is the "chief protagonist trying to undermine European democracies with malign activities" and their acts are risking making the country a more "isolated pariah"
MI5 director general Andrew Parker says Russia's government has breached international rules following the nerve agent attack in Salisbury on 4 March
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Germany 20 y/o man from Somalia charged with being former member of terrorist organization AlShabab, attempted murder, providing material support for murder: federal prosecutor general. Focus on attacks, plots in Somalia in 2012. Suspect had been arrested in Germany in Feb 2018.
Australia is poorly placed for the next global downturn, Deutsche Bank says
Putin and Merkel discussed Iran's nuclear deal after US withdrawal
German Chancellor Angela Merkel: Europe can no longer rely on US protection
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President Poroshenko began a meeting with French President @EmmanuelMacron and Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel
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After taking it off their homepage for one day, @adidas reintroduced its @FIFAWorldCup-related Soviet shirt and dress articles. Only difference: "RUSSIA SHIRT" turned "USSR SHIRT" and they fixed the "1991" error
Merkel expresses regret and concern for Washington's withdrawal from the nuclear agreement with Iran
German Foreign Minister Heiko Mass to discus Ukraine and Syria with Lavreov
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Two dead in a train crash in southern Germany
: Good luck to Ric Grenell, our new Ambassador to Germany. A great and talented guy, he will represent our Country well.