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Germany investigating Islamic State crimes against Yezidis - 09/13/2020

Mannheim, Germany - German prosecutors are investigating five cases in which suspected Islamic State members were involved in atrocities against the Yezidi minority when the militant group controlled...

Historic Afghan talks launch with calls for patience and a ceasefire - 09/12/2020

Doha/Kabul - By Hesamuddin Hesam and Qiam Noori, – The Afghan people were looking to the government and the Taliban to achieve peace at historic talks in Qatar, the head of the Afghan delegation,...

EU says bloc prepared for negative outcome of Brexit trade talks - 09/12/2020

Berlin - The European Union is prepared in case trade talks with Britain end badly, European Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni said on Saturday in Berlin, continuing the brinkmanship evident from both...

Trump compares himself to Churchill in coronavirus response - 09/11/2020

Washington (dpa) - US President Donald Trump on Thursday compared his downplaying of the novel coronavirus to British wartime prime minister Winston Churchill calming the public during Nazi...

Greece reinforces police presence on Lesbos after refugee camp fire - 09/11/2020

Athens - By Takis Tsafos and Alexia Angelopoulou,– With tensions at the overcrowded refugee camp Moria growing following a devastating fire, the Greek government on Friday further intensified the...

Russia wants own personnel present for Navalny poisoning probe - 09/11/2020

Moscow - Russia wants its own personnel to be present during Germany's investigation into what happened to opposition leader Alexei Navalny, according to a report by Russian state media. Navalny fell...

Iraqi prime minister visits Kurdistan amid budget and oil talks - 09/10/2020

Baghdad - Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi arrived in the autonomous region of Kurdistan on Thursday, on his first visit to the northern Iraqi area since taking office four months ago. His...

Macron: France, Germany working on plan to accept minors from Moria - 09/10/2020

Paris (dpa) - France and Germany are working on a joint proposal to accept refugees, especially children, left shelterless after a fire at the huge Moria camp, French President Emmanuel Macron has...

Johnson defiant as EU leaders slam plan to supersede Brexit deal - 09/09/2020

London - By Bill Smith and Leonie Kijewski, - Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted on Wednesday that he would proceed with a bill that overrides part of Britain's EU withdrawal agreement, despite...

Merkel to hold talks with struggling auto sector - 09/08/2020

Berlin (dpa) - Chancellor Angela Merkel is to discuss the future of Germany's key automotive sector with industry representatives on Tuesday, at a time of crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic....
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