Angela Merkel

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Merkel bolstered by refugee decline ahead of election campaign

BERLIN — Germany’s influx of asylum seekers fell by about two thirds…

 

A convoy of humanitarian aid waits in front of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency offices before making their way into the government besieged rebel-held towns of Madaya, al-Zabadani and al-Moadhamiya in the Damascus countryside, as part of a U.N.-sponsored aid operation, in Damascus, Syria, on Wednesday. (AP PHOTO)

German leader renews call for Syria no-fly zone

DAMASCUS, Syria — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday renewed her proposal…

 

People walk past a souvenir shop selling a towel printed in the form of high-denomination euro banknote in central Athens, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015.   (Petros Giannakouris/AP)

European bailout fund approves release of funds for Greece

BERLIN — European bailout fund supervisors on Wednesday approved the release of…

 

Germany's election results point to a big win for the center-right

The results are in on Sunday’s elections in Germany, and the big…