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Russian President arrives to meet German Chancellor

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and discuss conflicts in Syria and Ukraine as well as energy issues. IMAGES

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Yazidi ‘ex-sex slave’ trapped both in Iraq and in German exile

Ashwaq Haji, a young Yazidi woman who fled to Germany but returned home to northern Iraq, tells how she cannot escape her Islamic State jihadist group captor who used her as a sex slave. Ashwaq, 19, says she ran into the man in a German supermarket in February and traumatised by the encounter, she returned to Iraq the next month.

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Search continues in France for German swept away by floodwaters

Two Germans have been charged for causing unintentional injury and endangering the lives of others after they brought a group of teenagers to an unauthorised campsite in southern France, where a man was swept away by floods, French prosecutors said on Saturday.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at the holiday residence of Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez in Sanlúcar de Barrameda, near Seville. IMAGES

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Germany’s Merkel attends opening of Bayreuth Festival

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the opening of the Bayreuth Festival, dedicated to composer Richard Wagner, with her husband Joachim Sauer and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. Also present on the red carpet, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and Bavarian President Markus Soeder are booed by a small group of demonstrators chanting slogans in favour of migration policy. IMAGES