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Merkel reconsidering Russia pipeline over Navalny

Stopping the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Russia over its poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny is being considered by German chancellor Angela Merkel, her spokesman said Monday. "Yes, the chancellor agrees it is wrong to exclude anything," he said, referring to the option. But any accusations that Russia tried to kill Navalny using a chemical weapon "are unacceptable to us and essentially absurd," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

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Ylva Johansson on Migration and Drama Queens

Commissioner for home affairs, Ylva Johansson, would like to win the approval of all EU member states for a new proposal for a common asylum and migration policy - something her predecessors failed to do.

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