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  1. CLOSED: Sweden Suspends Free Movement, Set to Turn Migrants AwayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Breitbart.com

    Sweden is to reintroduce border controls at its southern frontier from midday today, suspending the 'Schengen' free movement agreement with neighbouring countries Germany and Denmark. The move is a significant u-turn for the grand coalition government led by left-wing Social Democrat Stefan LA fven, who just two days ago slammed the centre-right 'Moderate' party for suggesting the country control its borders.

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  2. Rogue minister erodes Merkel's authority in German refugee crisisRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | The Star Online

    A unilateral decision by the interior minister to reverse course on a central plank of Germany's asylum policy has forced Chancellor Angela Merkel to edge away from her open-door welcome to refugees and raised questions about her leadership. Critics say her accommodating message in August that "we can do this" - responding to wrenching scenes of refugees faced with border closures and popular hostility in trying to enter some EU states - have spurred migrants to pour into Germany in ever larger numbers, overwhelming the resources of local authorities.

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  3. Rogue minister erodes Merkel's authority in German refugee crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A unilateral decision by the interior minister to reverse course on a central plank of Germany's asylum policy has forced Chancellor Angela Merkel to edge away from her open-door welcome to refugees and raised questions about her leadership. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere stands with Chancellor Angela Merkel as they arrive for the special cabinet meeting on migrants' situation, in the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, September 15, 2015.

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  4. A leader impervious to smoking bansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Early in his political career, former West German chancellor Helmut Schmidt was such a magnetic speaker and pugnacious debater he was known as "Schmidt the Lip". Cultured and erudite, he was also an accomplished classical pianist and writer.

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  5. Germany to toughen restrictions on Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    Germany wants to send more Syrian refugees back to other EU countries, an idea supported by many in the CDU, but heavily criticised by the SPD. EurActiv Germany reports .

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  6. Korea needs statesman like Helmut Schmidt of GermanyRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | English Dong-A

    Korea needs statesman like Helmut Schmidt of Germany . NOVEMBER 12, 2015 07:28. . Helmut Schmidt, former chancellor of Germany, has died at 96 on Tuesday.

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  7. Merkel's response to refugee crisis: Ruth MarcusRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Erie Times News

    "We will be treated good here," Alhajjar, a civil engineering student, told me as he waited to register, a step still not accomplished a week after his arrival. To speak to Alhajjar and other refugees is to grasp the magnitude of the challenge facing Merkel, and the kaleidoscope of migrants drawn here at a rate of 10,000 a day -- many fleeing violence and persecution, others simply seeking a better life in this prosperous country: An Iraqi man, 53, who says he worked with American troops and can no longer live there safely.

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  8. Former W. German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | The China Post

    Helmut Schmidt, the chancellor who guided West Germany through economic turbulence and Cold War tensions, stood firm against a wave of homegrown terrorism and became a respected elder statesman, died Tuesday. He was 96. Schmidt died at his house in Hamburg, according to German weekly Die Zeit, of which Schmidt was a co-publisher.

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  9. Helmut Schmidt, former German chancellor, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Helmut Schmidt, the former West German chancellor who steered his country through the world economic crisis of the 1970s and took an uncompromising line against domestic terrorism, died yesterday. He was 96. An iconic figure in post-World War II Germany, commonly wreathed in cigarette smoke or wearing his trademark sailing cap, Schmidt was head of government from 1974 to 1982, steering his Social Democratic Party to two election victories.

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  10. [Newsmaker] Architect of realpolitik, Europe integrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Korea Herald

    Helmut Schmidt, the chancellor who guided West Germany through economic turbulence and Cold War tensions, died Tuesday. He was 96. German weekly Die Zeit, of which Schmidt was a copublisher, confirmed in a statement that he died at his house in Hamburg.

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  11. Former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt dies at age 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Recordpub.com

    Helmut Schmidt, the chancellor who guided West Germany through economic turbulence and Cold War tensions, stood firm against a wave of homegrown terrorism and became a respected elder statesman, died Tuesday.

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  12. Helmut Schmidt: Guided country through tense Cold War yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | This Is Somerset

    Former chancellor Helmut Schmidt, who guided West Germany through economic turbulence and Cold War tension in the 1970s and early 1980s, has died aged 96. His chancellorship coincided with a tense period of the Cold War, including the Soviet Union's 1979 invasion of Afghanistan. The centre-left Social Democrat led West Germany from 1974 to 1982, when he lost power to conservative Helmut Kohl.

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  13. Helmut Schmidt dies at 96, ex-chancellor and elder statesmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | KNDO

    Helmut Schmidt died Nov. 10, 2015. He w... . FILE - In this July 15, 1978 file photo US President Jimmy Carter and West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt are all smiles as they prepare to depart Berlin.

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  14. Germany makes U-turn on Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | EUobserver

    All migrants including Syrians are sent back to the first country in which they entered the EU. The move is a U-turn on a migration policy followed since August as well as a new indicator of tension in chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition.

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  15. Germany, Facing Internal Pressure, to Expedite Deportations of RefugeesRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    After weeks of debates within the government regarding the recent "overwhelming" influx of refugees, Germany is preparing to expedite the process of deporting asylum seekers. On Thursday, Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that an agreement had been reached between the coalition government, allowing for three to five reception centers that would either accept or deport refugee applicants.

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  16. UPDATE 5-Former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt dies at 96Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | Reuters

    Former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt died on Tuesday aged 96 and leaders from Europe and the United States praised him as an architect of international cooperation and post-war European integration. Schmidt was then-West Germany's second centre-left government leader from 1974 to 1982, taking office at the height of the Cold War when fellow Social Democrat Willy Brandt was forced to resign after a close aide was exposed as a spy for Communist East Germany.

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  17. Helmut Schmidt dies; ex-chancellor of West GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | TwinCities

    The attributes that won him plaudits as West German chancellor -- as he dealt with some of the tensest moments of the Cold War and a surge in domestic terrorism -- occasionally caused offense, especially later in life. But mainly they helped make him a respected and popular elder statesman across party lines.

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  18. German ex-Chancellor Helmut Schmidt diesRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 11:03PM Helmut Schmidt, who served as West German Chancellor from 1974 to 1982, has died aged 96, his office says. Mr Schmidt, who was a Social Democrat, was an architect of the European Monetary System, which linked EU currencies and was a key step on the path to the euro.

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  19. German ex-leader Schmidt, master of realpolitik, dead at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Former West German chancellor Helmut Schmidt, who died Tuesday aged 96, was an inveterate European, master of realpolitik, and straight-talking elder statesman who commanded respect and headlines into his twilight years. Former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt led then-West Germany from 1974 to 1982 as it rose to become a global economic powerhouse A centrist from the Social Democratic Party , Schmidt steered the country through a bloody wave of terror by far-left radicals from the Red Army Faction , preached free-market economics to his party and embodied cool-headed pragmatic politics in a Europe riven by the Iron Curtain.

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  20. Helmut Schmidt dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, who led the country for eight years at the height of the Cold War, has died at the age of 96, his office in Hamburg said on Tuesday. Schmidt was West Germany's second centre-left Social Democrat chancellor from 1974 to 1982 and a leading proponent of European integration.

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