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German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke out against hosting an in-person G7 meeting.

Trump is considering hosting an in-person G7 summit at Camp David despite coronavirus cases reaching a record high.

Saudi accused of stifling women's rights in G20 talks

James Reinl

Saudi accused of stifling women's rights in G20 talks

Saudi organisers are accused of stifling debate about women's rights and turning the G20 event into a public relations sham.

Swiss and German officials mediating Hamas-Israel prisoner exchange

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Swiss and German officials mediating Hamas-Israel prisoner exchange

A Swiss diplomat and two German intelligence officials have reportedly joined forces with an Egyptian general to broker a prisoner swap between ...

Ramadan begins under the shadow of coronavirus

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Ramadan begins under the shadow of coronavirus

Many Muslim-majority states have cancelled communal prayers and cautioned against gathering for fast-breaking meals during the holy month.

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Donald trump bans immigration to US over coronavirus fears

The US president is set to sign an Executive Order temporarily banning travel to the US after thousands die of coronavirus.

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UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Johnson is the highest-profile political leader to have contracted the virus, which has infected more than 500,000 people around the world.

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German biotech firm denies Trump vaccine offer

A German biotech firm flatly denied newspaper reports that US president Donald Trump had offered to pay for exclusive rights to a coronavirus ...

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Turkey to hold migrant summit remotely with France, Germany

Erdogan had said earlier this week he would hold talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron in ...

Turkey and EU to meet on worsening migrant crisis

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Turkey and EU to meet on worsening migrant crisis

As hundreds of migrants knock on Europe's door, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the leaders of Germany and France will hold talks to deal ...

Sam Hamad

Assad's greatest asset? EU-NATO appeasement

Comment: Turkey has demonstrated that Assad's regime could be defeated in Syria, were it not for the curse of global indifference, writes Sam ...

Erdogan to visit Brussels amid EU refugee standoff

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Erdogan to visit Brussels amid EU refugee standoff

Thousands of refugees and migrants have gathered at Turkey's border with Greece, where they have been met with tear gas and water cannons.

Violent scenes on Greek islands as refugee arrivals spike

Mohammed Harun Arsalai, Arash Yousufi and Qusay Noor

Violent scenes on Greek islands as refugee arrivals spike

Chaotic scenes of families choking over plumes of tear gas, and grizzly images of the death of one Syrian refugee have brought the plight of ...

Top EU envoy heads to Turkey for Syria talks

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Top EU envoy heads to Turkey for Syria talks

EU High Representative Josep Borrell and Commissioner Janez Lenarcic will spend two days in the country for 'high-level' meetings with Turkish ...

Erdogan: "millions" of refugees will head to Europe

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Erdogan: "millions" of refugees will head to Europe

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Monday that "millions" of migrants would soon head for Europe.

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Russia accuses Turkey of violating Syria deal

Fighting in Idlib has been pushed to the limit as 34 Turkish troops were killed in Syrian regime strikes.

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Turkey's Erdogan says no 'full' agreement on Syria summit

France and Germany have expressed an interest in working with Russia and Turkey to end the crisis in Idlib.

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Erdogan urges Russia to restrain Syria regime in Idlib

Russian air strikes in Idlib are bolstering a Syrian government offensive that has forced nearly one million civilians to flee - the biggest ...

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Vigils held in Germany for victims of racist attack

Thousands of people gathered in silence across Germany on Thursday evening to show solidarity with the victims of a racist attack on a shisha ...

<em>Merkel</em>, Macron want to meet Putin, Erdogan on Syria

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Merkel, Macron want to meet Putin, Erdogan on Syria

Merkel and Macron want to meet with Putin and Erdogan to discuss the intensified fighting in Idlib.

Sam Hamad

For Syrians fleeing Idlib, there's nowhere left to run

Comment: The 2015 'refugee crisis' put the EU's inhumane anti-refugee policies on full display. A repeat of that could be about to happen, ...

Far-right suspects in Germany plotted attacks on Muslims, refugees

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Far-right suspects in Germany plotted attacks on Muslims, refugees

The twelve suspects included a police officer previously suspended over suspicions he had links to the far-right.

Britain embarks on new future outside the EU

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Britain embarks on new future outside the EU

There were celebrations and tears across the UK as Britain became the first member state to leave the EU.

Berlin: Breakthrough for Libya, or more of the same?

Guma El-Gamaty

Berlin: Breakthrough for Libya, or more of the same?

Comment: While the Berlin Conference had some promising elements, the fragile ceasefire has already been broken, endangering hopes for lasting ...

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