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Turkish minister hails Mesut Ozil’s Germany resignation

Mesut Ozil’s decision to quit playing for Germany unleashed a racism storm in Berlin on Monday, but earned the applause of a Turkish Minister hailing “a goal against the virus of fascism”.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 26, 2016, Germany's midfielder Mesut Oezil (R) reacts during the Euro 2016 round of 16 football match between Germany and Slovakia at the Pierre-Mauroy stadium in Villeneuve-d'Ascq near Lille on June 26, 2016. Mesut Ozil's decision to quit playing for the German national football team Die Mannschaft unleashed on July 23, 2018 a racism storm in Germany, but earned the applause of Ankara with a Turkish minister hailing "a goal against the virus of fascism". / AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD

Mesut Ozil’s resignation sparks Germany racism storm as Ankara cheers

Mesut Ozil's decision to quit playing for Germany unleashed a racism storm in Berlin on Monday, but earned the applause of Ankara with a Turkish minister hailing "a goal against the virus of fascism".

Angela Merkel ‘nears refugee deal’ with Bavarian allies in coalition talks

Two weeks after winning elections with a reduced majority, German Chancellor Angela Merkel neared a deal Sunday to unite her conservative camp on the flashpoint issue of refugee policy as she seeks to build a new coalition government, a party source said.

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