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    30 Nov 2015 Mon

    Merkel confirms 3 billion euro deal with Turkey on migrants

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel confirmed after an EU-Turkey summit on Sunday that the European Union has offered Ankara 3 billion euros to help Syrian refugees in Turkey in return for Turkish help in stemming migrant flows.

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    30 Nov 2015 Mon

    EU, Turkey agree US$3.2b aid deal to stem migrant crisis

    The European Union and Turkey agreed on a deal to stem the migrant crisis, including a €3-billion (US$3.2-billion) aid package for Syrian refugees in Turkey, EU president Donald Tusk said after a summit in Brussels on Sunday.

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    30 Nov 2015 Mon

    US senators call for 20,000 troops in Syria and Iraq

    Two senior U.S. senators called on Sunday for Washington to nearly triple military force levels in Iraq to 10,000 and send an equal number of troops to Syria as part of a multinational ground force to counter Islamic State in both countries.

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    30 Nov 2015 Mon

    German police tackle mass brawl at Berlin refugee shelter

    Hundreds of refugees fought each other on Sunday in a mass brawl at a Berlin shelter and more than 100 police were called in to restore order, in an episode underlining the challenges Germany faces in handling hundreds of thousands of migrants.

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    30 Nov 2015 Mon

    Greek central bank chief says need political consensus to end debt crisis

    Greece's central bank chief called on the country's party leaders on Sunday to maintain their political consensus to help pull Athens itself out of its financial crisis once and for all.

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    30 Nov 2015 Mon

    Mass brawls erupt in crowded migrant shelters in Germany

    Clashes broke out on Sunday between hundreds of asylum seekers at a shelter in Berlin, in the second mass brawl to erupt over the weekend in Germany's crowded migrant accommodations.

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    30 Nov 2015 Mon

    France's Hollande slams 'scandalous' clashes at Paris climate talks

    French President Francois Hollande on Sunday condemned the "scandalous" behaviour of far-left activists who clashed with riot police in an area dedicated for memorials to the Paris attacks ahead of key UN climate talks.

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    30 Nov 2015 Mon

    Negotiators grab head start on monumental climate challenge

    Senior negotiators from almost 200 nations on Sunday began thrashing out a new global deal to curb climate change as the president of China, the world's biggest polluter, landed in Paris.

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    30 Nov 2015 Mon

    Turkish PM says summit historic for EU accession

    Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the summit with European Union leaders on Sunday was a "new beginning" in Turkey's accession process to the 28-nation bloc.

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    30 Nov 2015 Mon

    Israel suspends EU role in peace process with Palestinians

    Israel said on Sunday it was suspending contacts with European Union bodies involved in peace efforts with the Palestinians after the bloc started requiring the labelling of exports from Israeli settlements in the West Bank.