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Turkey minister accuses Berlin of harbouring terrorists, as disagreement heats up

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday accused Germany of harbouring terrorists, comments likely to ratchet up the disagreement between Berlin and Ankara after Turkey jailed some rights activists.

Germany's Angela Merkel backs Foreign Minister's measures against Turkey

Germany's Angela Merkel backs Foreign Minister's measures against Turkey

Earlier, Gabriel cast doubt on Turkey's aspirations to join the EU.

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin did not have a secret G20 meeting: Kremlin

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin did not have a secret G20 meeting: Kremlin

The Kremlin was responding to questions about a previously undisclosed conversation between Trump and Putin that caused alarm among some US politicians unhappy about Trump's handling of US-Russia relations. 

Turkey slams German statements on arrested rights activist

In a statement published on Thursday, Turkey's foreign ministry said they have kept Germany's charge d'affaires in Ankara informed of Peter Steudtner's case, adding 'the independent Turkish judiciary must be trusted.'

Berlin summons Turkish envoy over detention of German human rights activist

Berlin on Wednesday summoned Turkey's ambassador over the detention of a German human rights activist.

Angela Merkel blasts arrest of German activist by Turkey as 'unjustified'

German Chancellor on Tuesday sharply criticised Turkey`s detention of German human rights activist Peter Steudtner.

547 boys were abused at German Catholic choir school: Lawyer

The Regensburger Domspatzen ("Cathedral Sparrows"), a 1,000-year-old cathedral choir in Bavaria, was in 2010 dragged into the massive sexual abuse scandal plaguing the Catholic Church in recent years.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects proposal on refugee limit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has dismissed proposals from its sister party Christian Social Union (CSU) to impose a limit on the number of refugees admitted to the country.

NATO urges Turkey, Germany to settle air base row

NATO urges Turkey, Germany to settle air base row

NATO`s Secretary General has urged the Turkish and German foreign ministers to resolve their differences over visits to Turkish air bases, part of a wider row between the two allies.

Iran urges United States to abide by nuclear deal

Iran has said Washington should be committed to its obligations under the nuclear agreement which endorses the removal of sanctions and barriers of banking transactions.

China fast catching as global economic power, US at top: Survey

China fast catching as global economic power, US at top: Survey

China is fast catching up as a global economic power, while the public perception around the world is that the US still remains at the top, according to a new survey in 38 countries including India.

13 injured in yacht explosion in northern Germany

13 injured in yacht explosion in northern Germany

According to a police spokesman, most of the injured are firemen, as they were called to put out a fire on the yacht in the north German port town of Minden, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting German news agency dpa.

 

China dissident Liu Xiaobo's health worsening, hospital says

Liu, 61, is being treated for worsening liver function, septic shock and organ dysfunction, and remains on dialysis, the hospital in the northeastern city of Shenyang said in a short online statement, its latest update.

Russia causing cyber mayhem, should face retaliation: Ex-UK spy chief

Russia causing cyber mayhem, should face retaliation: Ex-UK spy chief

Russia denies allegations from governments and intelligence services that it is behind a growing number of cyber attacks on commercial and political targets around the world, including the hackings of recent US and French presidential election campaigns.

White House's name gaffe not helping US-China ties: Scholars

The header of the transcript issued on Saturday described Xi as president of the Republic of China, which is the formal name of the government on Taiwan that China refuses to acknowledge.

Andhra Pradesh youth killed in boat tragedy in Germany

Mallikarjuna Rao (22) and another youth were killed when their boat capsized in a river in Essen city on Sunday.

 

Donald Trump keeps it friendly with Xi Jinping at G20 on North Korea threat

Donald Trump keeps it friendly with Xi Jinping at G20 on North Korea threat

Trump campaigned in last year's presidential election on cracking down on China for its trade practices, but he softened his rhetoric after taking office, saying he wanted to work with China on the nuclear issue.

Scuffles, water cannon at final anti-G20 march in Hamburg

Scuffles, water cannon at final anti-G20 march in Hamburg

In the late evening, after leaders had left Hamburg, police turned on water cannon to disperse remaining protestors, many drunk, who started throwing bottles and other objects.

 

Relations with US will improve, says Vladimir Putin after meeting Trump

Relations with US will improve, says Vladimir Putin after meeting Trump

Putin also said again that Moscow never interfered in US presidential election in November 2016.

 

PM Narendra Modi leaves for home as G20 Summit concludes

PM Narendra Modi leaves for home as G20 Summit concludes

"Goodbye Hamburg! PM emplanes for Delhi after a successful visit to Israel and G20 Summit," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.