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German Chancellor Angela Merkel to seek re-election

German chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a press conference at the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party headquarters. -AFP German Chancellor Angela Merkel told her party Sunday she will seek re-election next year, a move likely to be welcomed in many capitals as a sign of stability following poll triumphs for Brexit and Donald Trump. After months of feverish speculation, Merkel announced ...

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The flawed war on terror has given rise to extremism, says Hamid Karzai

GERMANY: Former president Hamid Karzai has once again faulted the ongoing war on terror, saying the flawed campaign has given rise to extremism in the region. Speaking at the International School of Management (ISM) in Germany, he expressed his views on democracy in Afghanistan, peace talks with Taliban and the need for eradicating terrorist safe havens. A statement from his ...

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