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Hanau shooting: Germany to raise police presence after nine killed in racist attack; mosques to be under surveillance
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Hanau shooting: Germany to raise police presence after nine killed in racist attack; mosques to be under surveillance

Germany's top security official said Friday that authorities will step up the police presence throughout the country and keep a closer watch on mosques and other sites after the racially motivated shootings that killed nine people

Angela Merkel's handpicked successor bows out of race for chancellor, throws party further into crisis
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Angela Merkel's handpicked successor bows out of race for chancellor, throws party further into crisis

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer told leading members of the Christian Democratic Union that she won't be seeking the chancellorship in next year's election, upending Merkel's plans to hand her the reins after more than 15 years in power

German chancellor Angela Merkel's private information leaked online among hundreds of other politicians in massive data hack
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German chancellor Angela Merkel's private information leaked online among hundreds of other politicians in massive data hack

Private data stolen from hundreds of German politicians including Chancellor Angela Merkel has been published online, the government said Friday, in a stunning breach of cyber security.

Angela Merkel achieves breakthrough in German coalition deal after four months of uncertainty
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Angela Merkel achieves breakthrough in German coalition deal after four months of uncertainty

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday moved a step closer to forming a coalition government with her centre-left rivals, the Social Democratic Party (SPD), after four months of political uncertainty.

Far-Right European leaders gather in Prague amid tight security, Left-wing groups announce several protests
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Far-Right European leaders gather in Prague amid tight security, Left-wing groups announce several protests

Europe's far-right leaders including Marine Le Pen and Geert Wilders will gather for a controversial conference in Prague on Saturday

Pro-refugee German mayor Andreas Hollstein stabbed in suspected political attack
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Pro-refugee German mayor Andreas Hollstein stabbed in suspected political attack

The mayor of a small town in western Germany known for pursuing liberal migrant policies was stabbed in the neck at a kebab shop on Monday evening and seriously hurt in an attack that officials suspected was politically motivated.

Thousands march in Berlin against far-right AfD's debut in German parliament; decry racism, Islamophobia
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Thousands march in Berlin against far-right AfD's debut in German parliament; decry racism, Islamophobia

Thousands of demonstrators marched Sunday in Berlin, in protest against the far-right Alternative for Germany's debut in parliament next week

Angela Merkel agrees to cap Germany's refugee intake at 200,000 a year; seeks to unite allies ahead of tough coalition talks
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Angela Merkel agrees to cap Germany's refugee intake at 200,000 a year; seeks to unite allies ahead of tough coalition talks

Two weeks after winning elections with a reduced majority, Chancellor Angela Merkel has agreed to limit Germany's refugee intake in a bid to unite her conservative camp ahead of tough coalition talks to form a new government.

Angela Merkel wins fourth term, but her 'politics of consensus' is to be blamed for rise of the Right in Germany
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Angela Merkel wins fourth term, but her 'politics of consensus' is to be blamed for rise of the Right in Germany

On the face of it, Alternative for Germany's (AFD) march into the heart of German democracy coincides with the similar march of the Right-wing across Europe

Angela Merkel wins fourth term in Germany, but rise of the far-right leaves bitter aftertaste
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Angela Merkel wins fourth term in Germany, but rise of the far-right leaves bitter aftertaste

While Angela Merkel's party remains the largest group in German Parliament, this is their worst performance since 1949 and pales in comparison to 2013, when they won 41.5 percent of the vote

German parliamentary election: Jews around the world express alarm at far-right AfD's rise in national politics
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German parliamentary election: Jews around the world express alarm at far-right AfD's rise in national politics

Jewish expressed alarm on Sunday at the far-right AfD's success in Germany’s parliamentary election and urged other parties not to form an alliance with the party

Germany's Angela Merkel wins fourth term; victory clouded by nationist party winning first parliament seats
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Germany's Angela Merkel wins fourth term; victory clouded by nationist party winning first parliament seats

Chancellor Angela Merkel clinched a fourth term in Germany's general election, but her victory was clouded by the hard-right AfD party winning its first seats in parliament.

Germany goes to polls today as Chancellor Angela Merkel set to win historic fourth term
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Germany goes to polls today as Chancellor Angela Merkel set to win historic fourth term

Germans vote in a national election that is likely to see Merkel win a fourth term and a far-right party enter parliament for the first time in over 50 years

Angela Merkel poised to clinch fourth term as German chancellor, polls say
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Angela Merkel poised to clinch fourth term as German chancellor, polls say

Berlin: German chancellor Angela Merkel looks almost certain to clinch a fourth term in the general election next Sunday while a far-right party is poised to enter parliament for the first time since the end of World War II.

German election 2017: Angela Merkel's conservatives widen lead three months before vote
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German election 2017: Angela Merkel's conservatives widen lead three months before vote

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives widened their lead over the Social Democrats (SPD) to 15 points in a weekly opinion poll by the Emnid institute.

Berlin attack is a blow to Angela Merkel, but will it undo her bold gamble to squeeze the Left?
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Berlin attack is a blow to Angela Merkel, but will it undo her bold gamble to squeeze the Left?

Whether the attacker thought of it in that light or not, the horrific truck-mowing-people strike at a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday night was also a broadside against German chancellor Angela Merkel

Germany has come a long way in dealing with migrants, says Chancellor Angela Merkel
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Germany has come a long way in dealing with migrants, says Chancellor Angela Merkel

Merkel also stressed that the country managed to drastically reduce the influx of new migrants coming to Germany.

Angela Merkel under pressure over liberal refugee policy after poll defeat to anti-migrant party
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Angela Merkel under pressure over liberal refugee policy after poll defeat to anti-migrant party

German Chancellor Angela Merkel came under renewed pressure over her liberal refugee policy Monday after an upstart anti-migrant populist party handed her party a humiliating defeat in her home state.

Backyard terror: Is India a 'sitting duck' with its porous borders, crowded markets?
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Backyard terror: Is India a 'sitting duck' with its porous borders, crowded markets?

Thanks to its porous borders, radicalisation in its neighbouring countries and its eternally crowded markets, India has always been vulnerable to terror acts.

Refugee crisis seems to have brought out welcoming warmth among Germans
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Refugee crisis seems to have brought out welcoming warmth among Germans

There can be little doubt that the overall response to what has been called the ‘refugee crisis’ has been far more welcoming in Germany than in most of the countries that border it.