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Germany supports group behind Turkish coup attempt – Erdogan spokesman

ANKARA: Turkey on Sunday accused Germany of supporting the network of a U.S.-based Muslim cleric it blames for last year’s attempted coup, comments likely to aggravate a diplomatic feud between Ankara and Berlin. On Saturday, German news magazine Der Spiegel published an interview with the head of the BND foreign intelligence agency, who said Ankara… Read More »

Merkel and Trump spoke about continuing US-German ties – spokesman

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by telephone on Thursday about continuing longstanding ties between Germany and the United States, a spokesman for Merkel said on Friday. Government spokesman Georg Streiter gave no further details about the length of the conversation or additional issues discussed by the two, who have… Read More »