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German Lawmaker: Merkel Will Run again for Chancellor

German Lawmaker: Merkel Will Run again for Chancellor

German news magazine Der Spiegel says U.S. President Barack Obama has praised German Chancellor Angela Merkel as someone "who is willing to fight for her values". "She is more than ever the woman who is countering men like Russian President Vladimir Putin or Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan", said the TAZ .


Airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo province kill family of 7

Airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo province kill family of 7

Russia , whose air force is bombing in support of Assad, says it has not taken part in the latest Aleppo attack. Government forces continued their air strikes and intense artillery fire on the rebel-held eastern part of Aleppo on the fourth consecutive day.


Australian prime minister got Trump's number from golf great

Australian prime minister got Trump's number from golf great

Turnbull's office confirmed that Australia's USA ambassador Joe Hockey asked Norman for Trump's number so that Turnbull could call immediately, News.com.au reports. Following his phone call with Trump last week, Turnbull called the real-estate billionaire a dealmaker who would "view the world in a very practical and pragmatic way".



Arrests in Greece after protest during Obama visit

The problems that Europe faces are real and immediate - and unlikely to dissipate before the end of the Obama presidency. At each stop on his trip, Obama expects to confront apprehension from world leaders who fear Trump could bring about seismic changes in USA foreign policy and withdraw the US from its traditional leadership role.



Up To 20 Injured In 'Deliberate' Melbourne Bank Fire

A man set fire to the Commonwealth Bank branch at Springvale Central about 11.30am, police said. The incident took place on Friday, 18 November, at around 11.30am local time (0.30am BST) in Springvale , leaving scores of people wounded, police inspector Jacqui Poida of Victoria Police said.



'Protectionism must be defeated': Peru president

It will be his last global summit before he leaves office January 20 and those in attendance are to include Chinese President Xi Jinping , Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Linking the US with 11 countries around the Pacific, the TPP would have been the biggest regional trade deal in history, spanning almost 40% of global GDP and about a third of world trade.