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France, Germany seek closer bond to tackle EU crisis

France and Germany will on Tuesday sign a new friendship treaty to deepen their alliance at a time of crisis for the EU, drawing fire from the far right and a flurry of alarmist fake news reports.
Angela Merkel addresses the Bundestag in Berlin. Hayoung Jeon|EPA

Angela Merkel: Migration challenge is make-or-break for European Union

The European Union’s fate rests on its ability to rise to the challenges of migration, a passionate Chancellor, Angela Merkel, told Germany’s parliament, on Thursday.

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu to seek tougher measures against Iran in Europe

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarks Monday on a three-day European tour in Germany set to be dominated by strategic differences on Iran, as leaders attempt to rescue the nuclear deal after the US withdrawal.

German far-right meets to pick new leaders amid pro-refugee protests

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) gathered Saturday to vote in new leadership after its triumphant turnout in September's general election, as hundreds staged street protests against the anti-migrant, anti-Islam party.

Germany’s AfD may shift rightward after Petry’s decision

The Alternative for Germany (AfD) party will adopt an increasingly right-wing approach as it prepares to enter the German parliament for the first time, experts say.

Splits in Germany’s far-right AfD as co-leader quits party

The co-leader of the far-right AfD (Alternative for Germany) has left the party less than 24 hours after its shock third-place result in the country's election.

Angela Merkel wins fourth term

Chancellor Angela Merkel clinched a fourth term in Germany’s election Sunday, but her victory was clouded by the entry into parliament of the hard right AfD, the best showing for a nationalist force since World War II.

‘Bring home the bacon,’ Merkel tells voters on eve of poll

Chancellor Angela Merkel and her rival Martin Schulz rallied voters on the eve of Sunday's vote, urging Germans to shun the first hard-right party expected to enter parliament in force since the end of World War II.

German far-right party calls for Merkel to be punished

Germany's leading right-wing party will press for Chancellor Angela Merkel to be "severely punished" for her immigration policies once it assumes a place in parliament, its leader said on Sunday.

Merkel calls on Turkey to release jailed German citizens

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday that she did the right thing by allowing large numbers of migrants into Germany two years ago, but said Europe hasn't done enough to resolve the refugee problem properly since then.

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A federal lawmaker, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has called on National Assembly members-elect, particularly those of the All Progressives Congress(APC), to respect the position of the party in choosing their leaders for the Ninth Assembly.

Imo guber: APC elders back Senator Uzodinma’s petition against Governor-elect Ihedioha

Imo State APC Elders’ Council Wednesday said that it will support the governorship candidate of the party, Senator Hope Uzodinma, in the pursuit of his mandate at the Election Petition Tribunal.

70-year-old man arraigned for allegedly defrauding church members N2.2 million

A Senior Magistrates’ Court, Ilorin, Kwara State, on Wednesday ordered that a 70-year-old man, Ibrahim Akande, be remanded in Okelele in Oke-kura Prison over alleged N2.2 million job scam.

SON confiscates fake products worth N300 billion

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) said on Wednesday that it confiscated fake and substandard products worth more than N300 billion across the country within the past few months.
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Mulade Sheriff: Bad leadership responsible for Niger Delta’s underdevelopment

A Niger Delta-based environmentalist, Mr Mulade Sheriff, has said that bad leadership is responsible for the slow national growth and development, especially in the Niger Delta.
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Hsieh Su-wei sets up rematch with Naomi Osaka in Stuttgart

World number one Naomi Osaka will have a chance for revenge on Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei this week when the two meet in the second round of the WTA tournament in Stuttgart.