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3/28 Voting begins in Germany on Turkey’s controversial referendum

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Voting in Turkey’s referendum to consolidate power in the presidency began in Germany on Monday, allowing roughly half of the 3 million residents to cast their ballots until April 9. Turkish citizens residing in Germany are able to cast their votes in several cities across the country, including Berlin, Munich and Cologne. In Turkey, eligible voters […]

3/25 White House denies reports Trump handed Merkel bill for NATO defense

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President Donald Trump handed German Chancellor Angela Merkel a bill for more than $300 million (277.6 million euros) for Berlin’s failure to meet NATO’s defense spending target of 2 percent of GDP, British newspaper “The Sunday Times” reported on Sunday, citing an unnamed German government official. The same official told the British newspaper that Merkel had […]

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