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Merkel in migrant nightmare as political partners warn of ‘defeat’ over open door policy

The chancellor of Germany has been heavily criticised for her open door policy and her vow to all Syrians they would be welcome in her country. With just one year to go before a federal election the Christian Social Union (CSU) – her key coalition partners – are growing colder towards their partnership. Last week the CSU threatened to pull ...

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Merkel, Obama, try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, French President Francois Hollande, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have talks in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leaders of France and Germany began talks Friday on a new proposal for ending the fighting in eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Maxim Zmeyev, Pool) By STEVEN R. HURST, ...

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