Tunisia PM, in Germany, dismisses criticism over asylum deportations
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Tunisia PM, in Germany, dismisses criticism over asylum deportations

BERLIN Feb 14 (Reuters) – Tunisia’s prime minister, in Germany for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel, rejected criticism on Tuesday that his country had been slow to take…

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German Econ Min attacks PSA/Opel talks for excluding labour reps
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German Econ Min attacks PSA/Opel talks for excluding labour reps

BERLIN Feb 14 (Reuters) – German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said it was totally unacceptable that talks took place on French carmaker PSA Group buying General Motors’ European…

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UPDATE 1-Merkel pushes Tunisia on deportations after Christmas market attack
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UPDATE 1-Merkel pushes Tunisia on deportations after Christmas market attack

“We discussed how the repatriation of people can be improved … how to make voluntary repatriation more attractive, by offering education, help to get started,” she said, adding…

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UPDATE 1-Merkel says Islamist terrorism is biggest test for Germany
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UPDATE 1-Merkel says Islamist terrorism is biggest test for Germany

BERLIN, Dec 31 (Reuters) – Islamist terrorism is the biggest test facing Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday in a New Year’s address to the nation, and…

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UPDATE 8-Gunman kills 39 in Istanbul nightclub, manhunt under way
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UPDATE 8-Gunman kills 39 in Istanbul nightclub, manhunt under way

ISTANBUL, Jan 1 (Reuters) – A gunman opened fire on New Year revellers at a packed nightclub on the shores of Istanbul’s Bosphorus waterway on Sunday killing at…

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UPDATE 1-Islamic State claims responsibility for Istanbul attack -statement
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UPDATE 1-Islamic State claims responsibility for Istanbul attack -statement

(Adds background) CAIRO Jan 2 (Reuters) – Islamic State claimed responsibility on Monday for a New Year’s Day mass shooting in a packed Istanbul nightclub that killed 39…

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UPDATE 1-Europe on Christmas high alert after truck attack in Berlin
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UPDATE 1-Europe on Christmas high alert after truck attack in Berlin

* Security stepped up in France, Britain, Germany (Adds detail from London, Berlin) Article source:http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaTunisiaNews/~3/RtHgNkzLTKw/idAFL5N1EJ09Q

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UPDATE 1-Tunisian security forces arrest three for links to Berlin market attack suspect
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UPDATE 1-Tunisian security forces arrest three for links to Berlin market attack suspect

(Adds details of the three in paragraph 3) TUNIS Dec 24 (Reuters) – Tunisian security forces have arrested three suspected militants after uncovering their links to Anis Amri,…

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Pope says Christmas ‘hostage’ to materialism, God in shadows
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Pope says Christmas ‘hostage’ to materialism, God in shadows

“If we want to celebrate Christmas authentically, we need to contemplate this sign: the fragile simplicity of a small newborn, the meekness of where he lies, the tender…

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Thousands of Tunisian lawyers join protest against new taxes
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Thousands of Tunisian lawyers join protest against new taxes

TUNIS Dec 6 (Reuters) – Several thousand Tunisian lawyers demonstrated on Tuesday in front of the prime minister’s office, with some demanding his resignation as they escalated a…

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