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Merkel warns Trump against ‘destroying’ UN
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Merkel warns Trump against ‘destroying’ UN

Angela Merkel. Photo Study Breaks Magazine German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday warned US President Donald Trump against “destroying” the United Nations. “I believe that destroying something without having developed something new is extremely dangerous,” Merkel said at a regional election campaign event in Bavaria. The veteran leader a close […]

Merkel ‘outraged’ by Nazi chants in far-right rally
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Merkel ‘outraged’ by Nazi chants in far-right rally

German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on during a leadership meeting of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party on September 10, 2018 in Berlin. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSEN German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced anger Monday against Nazi chants by far-right demonstrators marching over the death of a German man […]

Merkel, German intel chief clash on ‘foreigner hunt’ reports
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Merkel, German intel chief clash on ‘foreigner hunt’ reports

German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech at the opening of the Germany – Qatar Forum on Business and Investment, also attended by the Emir of Qatar, at the Maritim Hotel in Berlin, on September 7, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Tobias SCHWARZ The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency […]

Migration truce shatters in Germany after mob violence
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Migration truce shatters in Germany after mob violence

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses guests during an awards ceremony for the "Jugend Forscht" (youth researches) youth science competition, at the Chancellery in Berlin on September 6, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL A tense truce within German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative camp imploded Thursday after her hardline interior […]

Migration truce shatters in Germany after mob violence
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Migration truce shatters in Germany after mob violence

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses guests during an awards ceremony for the "Jugend Forscht" (youth researches) youth science competition, at the Chancellery in Berlin on September 6, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL A tense truce within German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative camp imploded Thursday after her hardline interior […]

Nigeria under Buhari has become destination for investors, claims Lai Mohammed
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Nigeria under Buhari has become destination for investors, claims Lai Mohammed

[File] Nigeria's minister of Information Lai Mohammed AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed at the weekend said Nigeria under president Muhammadu Buhari was getting global attention from investors since he took over power. The Minister who spoke as guest on a Nigeria […]

Merkel ‘underestimated’ migrant challenges, says Italy’s Salvini
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Merkel ‘underestimated’ migrant challenges, says Italy’s Salvini

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini looks on as he addresses a press conference alongside Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban following a meeting in Milan on August 28, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO BERTORELLO Italy’s hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini said Chancellor Angela Merkel “underestimated” the troubles that mass immigration […]

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PDP berates Buhari over comments on illegal migrants

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement to German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, that Nigerians caught up in their attempt to illegally enter the Europe are on their own. The party said Buhari’s comments further exposed him as an insensitive leader, who doesn’t care about the plight […]

Nigerians defying desert, Mediterranean Sea to Europe on their own, warns Buhari 
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Nigerians defying desert, Mediterranean Sea to Europe on their own, warns Buhari 

German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari on arrival at the presidency in Abuja, on August 31, 2018 during her visit to Nigeria. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP Streets Of Germany Not Paved With Gold, Says Merkel President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, warned that Nigerians defying the harsh […]

Nigeria is against illegal migration, says Buhari
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Nigeria is against illegal migration, says Buhari

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is greeted by Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja, Nigeria, August 31, 2018.    REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said government under his watch is against illegal migration and that those involved do so at their risk. Buhari said […]

President Buhari receives German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, at Aso Rock
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President Buhari receives German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari and the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received the vising German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the German leader, who is concluding her tour of three West African […]

‘Hate in the streets’ has no place in Germany: Merkel
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‘Hate in the streets’ has no place in Germany: Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures during a joint press conference with the Croatian Prime Minister in Berlin on August 28, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Tobias SCHWARZ Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday condemned violent far-right protests that degenerated into attacks against foreign-looking people, saying “hate in the streets” has no […]

Merkel condemns ‘hunt’ against foreigners as far-right calls new demonstration
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Merkel condemns ‘hunt’ against foreigners as far-right calls new demonstration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on during her traditional summer interview at a TV studio of German public broadcaster ARD on August 26, 2018 in Berlin. / AFP PHOTO / Tobias SCHWARZ Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned far-right protesters for seeking to “hunt down” foreigners after the killing of […]

Merkel stresses media freedom after police blocked TV crew at far-right rally
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Merkel stresses media freedom after police blocked TV crew at far-right rally

German Chancelor Angela Merkel gestures during a press conference in Tbilisi on August 23, 2018. Angela Merkel has arrived in Georgia, starting her three day visit of South Caucasus former Soviet States – Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. / AFP PHOTO / Vano Shlamov German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday stressed […]

Trump, Merkel to meet at NATO summit
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Trump, Merkel to meet at NATO summit

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (L) shakes hands with US President Donald Trump as they give a press statement before a meeting breakfast at the US chief of mission's residence in Brussels on July 11, 2018, ahead of a NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan […]

Merkel hosts Orban with anti-migrant wind blowing
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Merkel hosts Orban with anti-migrant wind blowing

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) shakes hands with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban during a joint press conference following a meeting on July 5, 2018 in Berlin. Angela Merkel and Viktor Orban hold talks, days after the German chancellor made key border policy concessions to hardliners who have embraced the […]

Embattled Merkel draws up new measures to tackle migration
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Embattled Merkel draws up new measures to tackle migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL German Chancellor Angela Merkel has drawn up a raft of measures to tighten controls on the influx of migrants, according to a document submitted to her coalition partners Saturday as she battles for political survival. However the claim included in […]

EU leaders tackle political flare-up over migrants
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EU leaders tackle political flare-up over migrants

German chancellor Angela Merkel / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL EU leaders headed to Brussels for emergency talks Sunday over migration as Italy’s new populist cabinet turned away another rescue ship, vowing no longer to shoulder Europe’s migrant burden. The talks involving 16 of the bloc’s 28 leaders aim to […]