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Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with other Europen Union leaders during a summit Thursday in Brussels. Earlier in the day she delivered a speech to a restive German parliament, deeply divided over matters of migration. Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Merkel's Fragile Coalition Teeters On Edge Of Migration Question

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves a press conference after a leadership meeting at her party headquarters in Berlin on Monday. Hardliners in her conservative bloc want to bar asylum-seekers from entering Germany if they've already applied or registered for asylum in other European countries. Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Alternative for Germany leaders Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel listen to German Chancellor Angela Merkel answer questions at Germany's parliament on June 6. Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell gets in his car after an accreditation ceremony for new ambassadors in Berlin on May 8. Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Uproar Continues Over Pro-Right Remarks By U.S. Ambassador To Germany

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A road sign on Hamburg's Max-Brauer-Allee warns motorists that older diesel vehicles are banned from using this stretch of road. Hamburg is the first German city to ban older diesel vehicles. Daniel Bockwoldt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Could A Diesel Ban In Hamburg, Germany, Cause More Pollution? Some Residents Worry

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Police on patrol in three German airports have launched investigations into 20 families that pulled their children out of school to go on vacation. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell (left) and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier greet the media during Grenell's accreditation process at the Bellevue Palace in Berlin on Tuesday. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House on Friday. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Merkel's Low-Key Visit With Trump Focuses On Trade, Foreign Policy

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A Jewish man wears a yarmulke, also called a kippa, during a meeting on "the German and French perspectives on immigration, integration and identity" organized by the American Jewish Committee this week in Berlin. Michael Kappeler/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Putin (left) and Schroeder attend a test pipeline launch at a gas compressor station outside Vyborg, in western Russia, in September 2011. Alexei Nikolsky/AP Photo/RIA Novosti hide caption

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