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Germany bans Burka in schools, universities and polling stations

Germany bans Burka in schools, universities and polling stations

German government move comes seven months before a federal election where they have focused immigration issue as a prominent issue and the Bavarian conservatives that govern the region, coalition party to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s, are worried about losing votes to the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany. Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann told the reporters in an […]

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German minister hints multibillion flood relief figures

German minister hints multibillion flood relief figures

June 13, AP – According to Thuringia’s state premierChristine Lieberknecht, Germany’s central government agreed on the multi-billion euro package with Germany’s sixteen state premiers during a meeting in Berlin on Thursday. A key German minister has said that a rumored eight-billion-euro package for flood relief is in the right ball park. It will be financed […]

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US President Barack Obama will make first official visit to Berlin in June

US President Barack Obama will make first official visit to Berlin in June

May 11, AP – Obama is to visit Berlin in June for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a German government spokesman said Friday. US President Barack Obama is to make his first official visit to Berlin next month, although he has been to the German capital before. He made a major foreign policy speech […]

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