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Merkel to calm party tensions over migration

German chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday she wants to "drastically decrease" the inflow of refugees. Her Christian Democratic Union is holding a two-day congress in Karlsruhe after more than one million applied for asylum in Germany and she is set to attempt to mend the divides in the party.

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Angry farmers block Brussels again, urge fix to 'unfair' prices

Following weeks of demonstrations across Europe, farmers returned to Brussels to protest over unfair competition in prices, as EU agriculture ministers met just a few metres away to discuss a response. The police used water cannon and tear gas.

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