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The SPD May Deal The Final Blow To Angela Merkel’s Chancellorship

Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) suffered another poor state election result on Sunday October 28 with 27 per cent, down 11.3 percentage points from the 2013 election in Hesse. Her grand coalition partner the Social Democratic Party (SPD) slumped to 19.8 per cent of votes, down 10.9 percentage points, its worst showing since 1946.

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۱ UN peacekeeper killed, 11 hurt in Central African Republic

Mostly Christian militia fighters attacked a U.N. peacekeeping base in the Central African Republic early Tuesday, and one peacekeeper from Mauritania was killed and 11 others were injured in a gunbattle that lasted several hours, the United Nations said.

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Evangelical conservative leads Costa Rica election race – poll

Conservative evangelical Christian Fabricio Alvarado Munoz has an effective lead of almost 14 percentage points over ruling party hopeful Carlos Alvarado Quesada in the race to be Costa Rica’s next president, an opinion poll showed on Friday.

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China rights lawyer dies in ‘mysterious’ circumstances, supporters say

A prominent Chinese lawyer, Li Baiguang died Monday in the Chinese city of Nanjing under “mysterious” circumstances, according to Bob Fu, a US-based activist and Christian pastor who has known the lawyer for over 10 years.

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Costa Rica presidential candidate Alvarez Disanti concedes

Costa Rica presidential candidate Antonio Alvarez Desanti accepted defeat on Sunday evening, leaving Christian evangelical Fabricio Alvarado Munoz and the ruling party’s Carlos Alvarado Quesada to face each other in a runoff.

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Bishop of Liverpool criticises Christian Trump supporters

A Church of England bishop has criticised American religious leaders who support Donald Trump, saying they cannot justify their Christian faith.

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Merkel’s allies reject idea of ‘United States of Europe’ ahead of crucial coalition talks

Europe is not ready to become the ‘United States of Europe,’ trusted allies of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) have stated, rejecting a vision of Europe proposed by Martin Schulz of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), a former coalition partner.

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Merkel settles migrant row with allies to pursue coalition

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) reached a deal on migrant policy with her conservative Bavarian allies on Sunday, removing a major obstacle to pursuing talks on a coalition with other parties.

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The rise of Germany’s far right leaves Merkel stuck with the ‘Jamaican’ option

In one sense, it was business as usual: Germany voted, the center held, stability won out and Chancellor Angela Merkel will stay in power, poised to extend her time at the helm of her nation to a staggering 16 years. But Merkel and her ruling Christian Democrats, or CDU, while victorious in the federal elections, were not the faction celebrating the most on Sunday.

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Erdogan Tells Germany’s Turks to Vote against Merkel

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats were enemies of Turkey and called on Turks in Germany to vote against major parties in next month’s elections, prompting a sharp warning from Berlin.

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Christian sect members attack Congo prison, free leader: government

Supporters of a jailed Christian sect leader attacked the prison holding him in Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, freeing him and about 50 other inmates early on Wednesday, the government said.

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Central African Republic death toll could reach 30 says UN

Hundreds of civilians are seeking refuge inside a mosque in the Central African Republic’s border town of Bangassou amid ongoing attacks by Christian militias that have killed up to 30 civilians, Unite Nations officials and aid workers said on Sunday.

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Egypt’s Christian minority in sombre mood for Easter holiday

Members of Egypt’s Christian minority flocked to church on Friday but two church bomb attacks on Palm Sunday that killed 45 people have left many in a sombre mood over Easter.

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ISIS claims responsibility for Palm Sunday church bombings in Egypt

ISIS claimed responsibility for deadly bombings at two Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday. The attacks targeted a vulnerable religious minority on one of the most important days on the Christian calendar.

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China detains two South Korean pastors for helping North Korea defectors: report

Chinese authorities have arrested two South Korean Christian pastors, accusing them of helping to smuggle North Korean defectors out of China, the Yonhap news agency said on Wednesday.

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German Socialists Catch Up to Merkel’s Conservatives in Race for German Cabinet

German Social Democrats caught up to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc of the Christian Democrats and the Christian Social Union after gaining one percent, poll published on Sunday revealed.

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