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Merkel expects long-night summit over top jobs

German chancellor Angela Merkel said arriving to the EU summit in Brussels on Sunday that the "discussions will not be easy". Making a brief comment, Merkel said Germany would aim to be constructive. At the G20 summit in Osaka, Germany and other key EU countries discussed choosing Frans Timmermans as the next EU commission president.

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Drums of war again, in Europe

Just a few weeks ago, as Europeans in several countries put their furious debates about masks and corona appsinto higher gear, Turkey and Greece almost came to blows in the Aegean Sea.

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