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Germany wants extension of Schengen border controls: paper

BERLIN (Reuters) – A group of European Union countries including Germany is pushing for an extension of border controls in the Schengen free-travel zone to assist cope with Europe's migration…

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Merkel and Davutoglu seek solutions to migrant crisis

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel & Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu pledged Friday to continue to work intensively together to solve Europe's migrant crisis — not only to…

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German court rules against Daimler's taxi-hailing app

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A Frankfurt court on Tuesday ruled that discounts offered by taxi-hailing app Mytaxi are illegal, saying they were an "unfair commercial practice". Mytaxi, owned by German carmaker…

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Porsch, Piech families support embattled Volkswagen CEO: sources

BERLIN (Reuters) – The Porsche-Piech family clan, which control a majority of the voting rights in Volkswagen <VOWG_p.DE>, are standing behind the company's chief executive, insiders say, despite criticism of…

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Germany balances budget for 2nd straight year in 2015

BERLIN (AP) — The Germany government says it has balanced its budget for the second consecutive year in 2015. Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party has made ending new borrowing a…

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Merkel forced to change tack as migrants linked to Cologne violence

Berlin (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been forced to alter tack on her liberal stance towards refugees, after a spate of assaults during New Year's Eve celebrations blamed…

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Germany confirms most mob attack suspects were asylum seekers

Berlin (AFP) – Germany said Friday most suspects in the mob violence that marred Cologne's New Year's Eve celebrations were asylum seekers, fuelling calls to quickly deport criminal migrants. Unsettled…

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Germany leaves Cold War behind in Cuba business visit

Havana (AFP) – Germany reached out to bury old Cold War tensions with Cuba on Thursday by launching a trade visit with major companies such as Volkswagen, Siemens & Bosch….

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No drop in asylum seekers reaching Germany, Berlin says

By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Germany has seen no drop in the number of people arriving & seeking asylum despite EU efforts to confront a migration crisis, the deputy…

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Germany should limit migrants to 200,000 annually: Bavaria

Berlin (AFP) – Germany only has capacity for a maximum 200,000 asylum seekers a year, approximately a fifth of the number it received in 2015, Bavarian premier Horst Seehofer said…

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