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28th Aug 2016

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EPP still in 'search mode' on top candidate, says Merkel

The centre-right European People's Party is still in "search mode" on its top candidate for the EU elections, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday. She said she has "great sympathy" for the former Eurogroup chief Jean-Claude Juncker but added that "it is not only for me to decide."

News in Brief

  1. Hungary plans to reinforce border fence against migrants
  2. France's highest court suspends burkini ban
  3. Greeks paid €1bn more in taxes in June
  4. Greek minister denounces EU letter on former statistics chief
  5. Turks seeking asylum in Greece may cause diplomatic row
  6. Merkel becomes digital resident of Estonia
  7. Report: VW will compensate US dealers with €1bln
  8. EU mulls making Google pay news media for content

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