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News Germany: Asylum seekers living in limbo in Germany

News channel or source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/04/asylum-seekers-living-limbo-germany-180426070002377.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Hundreds of thousands of people in Germany are living in limbo because of a confusing asylum process. More than 166,000 have been denied asylum but are temporarily allowed to remain. Al Jazeera spoke to a Kurdish asylum seeker, who said he cannot do much ...

News Germany: Diplomats: Swiss envoy to Germany to be new UN Myanmar envoy

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/25/diplomats-swiss-envoy-to-germany-to-be-new-un-myanmar-envoy.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

UNITED NATIONS – U.N. diplomats say Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has selected Switzerland's Ambassador to Germany Christine Schraner Burgener to be the new U.N. special envoy for Myanmar. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric wouldn't confirm her ...

News Germany: Germans don Jewish skullcaps to protest anti-Semitism

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/germany-sees-skullcap-protests-anti-semitism-54715770
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

The attack, in which a 19-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker is a suspect, drew outrage in Germany and sharp condemnation by Chancellor Angela Merkel. It is the latest of several anti-Semitic incidents that have many Jews wondering about their safety in Germany ...

News Germany: U.N. chief taps Swiss ambassador to Germany as Myanmar envoy: sources

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-rohingya-un/u-n-chief-taps-swiss-ambassador-to-germany-as-myanmar-envoy-sources-idUSKBN1HW2R4
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has tapped Switzerland’s Ambassador to Germany, Christine Schraner Burgener, to be his special envoy on Myanmar, U.N. sources said on Wednesday. Myanmar has faced international ...

News Germany: Germany wants to deport alleged former bin Laden follower

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-germany-wants-to-deport-alleged-former-bin-laden-follower-2018-4
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

BERLIN (AP) — The German government says it is trying to deport a former follower of Osama bin Laden despite court rulings barring his transfer to Tunisia. The case of Sami A., whose full name wasn't released, has caused anger in Germany after it was ...

News Germany: As Merkel Visits U.S., Germany’s Trade Surplus Isn’t the Problem

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/as-merkel-visits-u-s-germanys-trade-surplus-isnt-the-problem-1524692634
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

After the razzmatazz of France’s President Emmanuel Macron’s state visit, Angela Merkel’s meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday is likely to be an altogether more businesslike affair. Whereas the U.S. president has forged ...

News Germany: Germany trims 2018 growth forecast, but outlook still strong

News channel or source: https://www.sfgate.com/news/world/article/Germany-trims-2018-growth-forecast-but-outlook-12862821.php
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

BERLIN (AP) — The German government trimmed its economic growth forecast for this year to 2.3 percent on Wednesday, though it said the outlook remains good and is predicting that growth next year will be almost as strong. The new forecast is slightly ...

News Germany: Germany sees skullcap protests against anti-Semitism

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/25/germany-sees-skullcap-protests-against-anti-semitism.html
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

BERLIN – People wearing Jewish skullcaps as a sign of protest are taking to the streets in several German cities, taking a stand against an anti-Semitic assault in Berlin. Some 150 protesters came to a rally Wednesday in the eastern German city of Erfurt ...

News Germany: Germany: Cannot renegotiate Iran nuclear deal

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-nuclear-germany/germany-cannot-renegotiate-iran-nuclear-deal-idUSKBN1HW1JH
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Keeping the international nuclear deal with Iran is a top priority for Germany and it cannot be renegotiated, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday as a May 12 deadline looms for the U.S. to decide on restoring U.S. sanctions on ...

News Germany: Eastern Germany’s Luxury Resurgence

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/eastern-germanys-luxury-resurgence-1524667119
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Christian Funke is looking past the rooftop pool of his Leipzig-area home toward Markkleeberger See, a deep freshwater lake that has become a magnet for new villa construction in the heart of former communist East Germany. “All this is brand new,” says ...