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IS jihadists stole 'tens of thousands' of blank passports: report

Berlin (AFP) – The Islamic State group may have stolen "tens of thousands" of blank passports that it could use to smuggle its fighters into Europe as refugees, a German…

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Germany and Austria working together on EU asylum law

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany & Austria are working on a proposal for a usual European asylum law, Germany's refugee crisis coordinator said in an interview with German magazine Focus. Hundreds…

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Austrian chancellor says wants to accelerate deportations: paper

By Francois Murphy VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria should step up deportations of people who do not qualify for asylum, Chancellor Werner Faymann said in remarks published on Saturday, striking a…

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Facebook, Google, Twitter agree to delete hate speech in 24 hours: Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany said on Tuesday that Facebook, Google & Twitter have agreed to delete hate speech from their websites within 24 hours, a new step in the fight…

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Bavarian ally backs 'excellent' Merkel, easing coalition tension

By Paul Carrel KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) – The leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies hailed her "first class" leadership on Tuesday, seeking to draw a line under a coalition…

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Merkel draws party cheers for centrist line on refugees

Karlsruhe (Germany) (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged Monday to reduce a massive refugee influx yet insisted on keeping the door open to the world's neediest, drawing a rousing…

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Moderate drinking may be tied to fewer deaths in early Alzheimer’s

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – People with early Alzheimer’s disease who consumed light to moderate amounts of alcohol every day were less likely to die during a recent one-year…

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Merkel tells her party Germany will reduce migrant influx

KARLSRUHE, Germany (AP) — Germany will reduce the influx of migrants coming in, Chancellor Angela Merkel promised her conservative party on Monday, insisting that she's still confident her approach will…

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The Latest: Merkel against set limit to number of migrants

BERLIN (AP) — The latest on the influx of people into Europe. All times local: 3:50 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reinforced her opposition to setting a limit to…

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The Latest: Smugglers face 35-year terms in boy's drowning

BERLIN (AP) — The latest in the influx of people into Europe. All times local: 3:45 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors are seeking 35-year prison terms for two…

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