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Bavaria, a state in southern Germany, has ordered that Christian crosses be placed at the entrance of all public buildings in order to represent the region's "identity and Christian values." The new directive will begin in all state buildings on June 1. "The cross is a fundamental symbol of our Bavarian ... Government

TORONTO -- The G7 security ministers' meeting in Toronto was overshadowed by Monday's deadly van attack, but they stuck to their discussion on fighting the threats lurking in the internet's dark spaces, says Germany's representative. Gunter Krings, the parliamentary state secretary for Germany's ...
BERLIN (AP) -- Turkey's foreign minister is planning to visit Germany for the 25th anniversary of a firebombing in which five Turks were killed. The visit comes at a sensitive time, weeks before elections in Turkey. City authorities in Solingen said Monday that Mevlut Cavusoglu is expected to address ...
From left, German Minister of Food and Agriculture, Christian Schmidt, German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere, Monika Gruetters, Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, German Health Minister Hermann Groehe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel talk as they attend a joint ... Russia
Germany reportedly requested the meeting with Netanyahu. This would be Gabriel's first meeting after he was unceremoniously disinvited by the Prime Minister's Office last April over his meeting with the dovish Breaking the Silence group. Netanyahu, had earlier said that he will not host any world leader, ... Russia
"It needs to come together with Germany's ambition." Macron promises post-Brexit trade agreement ... with limits. As Brexit approaches, Macron said that a special trade agreement between Britain and the EU was possible but said it would be "something perhaps between this full access and a trade ... Russia
... in Iran is terrible. And that is why I repeat: Economic pressure must be maintained. It is crucial for the improvement of Iran's domestic situation. Reinhold Robbe is a German politician and member of the center-left Social Democratic Party (SPD). Until 2015, he was president of the German-Israeli Society. Russia
German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen, center, speaks with soldiers after her arrival to Azraq air base in northern Jordan Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. The Germany's defense minister is visiting a Jordanian air base where German troops have been stationed since October as part of an international ... Russia
German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen,right, is accompanied by an unidentified German soldier after her arrival to Azraq air base in northern Jordan Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. The Germany's defense minister is visiting a Jordanian air base where German troops have been stationed since October ... Russia
A German minister has backed calls to drastically cull the number of wild boars in the country to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever, amid concerns it could decimate the pork industry. The German farmers' association called for 70 per cent of the country's wild boars to be culled – including sows and ... Russia
Amid accusations that some immigrants in Europe are anti-Semitic, a German politician is recommending that new immigrants be required to visit Nazi concentration camp memorials. And the idea seems to be picking up speed. The idea was originally proposed by Sawsan Chebli, a Palestinian-German ... Russia
talks on forming a new government, but the interior minister said numbers were still too high. The number of new arrivals in Germany seeking asylum fell 33 percent on the year to 186,000 in 2017, data from the Federal Interior Ministry showed, down from 280,000 the previous year and 890,000 in 2015, ... Russia
Germany's Social Democrats are under pressure to reconsider an alliance ... The paper also said German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, the ... Russia

But when Martin Schulz, the leader of Germany's left-leaning Social Democratic party, blasted the giant industrial concern Siemens for planning ... Russia
(CNN) Political activists built a replica of Berlin's Holocaust Memorial outside the home of a far-right German politician to protest his call for ... Russia
AN ANGELA Merkel ally warned there would be no “stable” government in place before Christmas in a shock warning to the European Union ... Russia
Sigmar Gabriel, the German foreign minister, was accompanied by Taro Kono of Japan and Margot Wallstrom of Sweden on his Sunday visit to ... Russia
In the wake of a string of scandals involving sexual assault and abuse earlier this year, the German Bundeswehr has continued to experience a ... Russia
Saudi Arabia recalled its ambassador in Germany on Saturday for consultation over the German foreign minister's comments. The kingdom ... Russia
Germany wishes to see more Qatari investments in the country, said German Minister of Economy and Finance, Brigitte Zebrais. Welcoming a ... Russia
A candidate vying to be Germany's next finance minister is facing questions over possible links to lobbying on behalf of Russia's controversial ... Russia
A GERMAN minister has called on the UK to hold a second EU ... Katarina Barley, the Minister of Family Affairs, claimed the new poll should be ... Russia
Poland on Monday accused Germany's defence minister of calling on Poles to engage in anti-government activity, labelling it "unacceptable". Russia
The President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier was welcomed at Wellington's Government House as part of his three-day visit to New ... Russia
German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen (C), Deputy Leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, arrives for the first ... Russia
BONN, Germany (AP) — The Latest on global climate change talks in Bonn, Germany (all times local):. 12:15 p.m.. Germany's environment ... Russia
German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen (centre). ... unacceptable attempt by a German politician to meddle in Poland's internal affairs. Russia
German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier has told Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull that giving shelter to more than half a million people, ... Russia
Germany's justice minister launched a Twitter attack on the death penalty soon after U.S. President Donald Trump called for capital punishment ... Russia
German Minister Maria Bohmer says Perth could act as a gateway to Asia, ... The German Minister who will visit WA for a major international ... Russia
Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has floated the idea of a Muslim ... is not negotiable," Alexander Dobrindt, a senior CSU politician, told the ... Russia
Sheikh Nahjan Mubarak al Nahjan, the minister for tolerance in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has said that inadequate surveillance of ... Russia
OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2017 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the result of the German general ... Russia
Germany's foreign minister is praising French President Emmanuel Macron's speech as a "passionate argument against nationalism" and for ... Russia
Kurdish Independence Vote May Rekindle Iraqi Conflict - German Foreign ... Germany's Foreign Minister called for a constructive dialogue ... Russia
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated German Chancellor Angela Merkel on winning a fourth term in Sunday's elections but made ... Russia
OTTAWA, Sept. 25, 2017 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the result of the German general ... Russia
Germany's foreign minister is praising French President Emmanuel Macron's .... While re-elected Chancellor Angela Merkel is open to some of ... Russia
A far-right politician who was elected in Germany's recent elections has quit her party, hours after winning her seat. Frauke Petry ran for election ... Russia
(Vatican Radio) German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants to win back ... the best known AfD politician announced that she would not be part of the AfD ... And Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent similar ... Russia
German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel has repeated calls to relax EU sanctions on Russia in return for UN peacekeepers in Ukraine, but ... Russia
A takeover of Air Berlin as a whole to keep it operating would not be possible, German deputy economy minister Matthias Machnig said on ... Russia
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at the German foreign minister after he criticized the Turkish leader for interfering in ... Russia
BERLIN, Aug 15 (Reuters) - German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt said he does not expect the likely sale of parts of Air Berlin to ... Russia
Big German companies need to put more women on their executive boards, said Germany's Women's Affairs Minister Katarina Barley. Russia
Germany politician Jens Spahn has criticized the increased use of ... speak German," Spahn, who is currently serving as junior finance minister, ... Russia


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