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Mayoral candidate with liberal refugee stance stabbed in Germany

Mayoral candidate Henriette Reker, known for liberal immigration policy, was stabbed in the neck in Germany

(CNN)A German mayoral candidate has been stabbed in the neck in an open air market, police said. The arrested suspect told police he was acting out of ethnic intolerance. He vented to officers his disapproval of the candidate’s liberal policies on refugees and criticized those of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, …

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Angela Merkel’s ministers ‘ignored warning over emissions rigging’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at a European Union leaders extraordinary summit, Belgium, her goverment is facing criticism over emissions rigging of German cars. Photo: REUTERS/Eric Vidal

German ministers were warned months ago of the so-called “defeat device” cheat software on diesel engines, a parliamentary answer reveals. Angela Merkel’s government turned a blind eye to Volkswagen emissions rigging, it was claimed as the car company’s chief executive resigned amid the escalating crisis. A written parliamentary answer shows …

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