Thursday , 22 August 2019

Tag Archives: German

‘DOZENS’ OF TURKISH SOLDIERS GO AWOL IN GERMANY

The dozens of Turkish soldiers who have arrived in Germany refuse to return to their homeland for fear of being persecuted by the government, they say, according to reports by Der Spiegel and German public broadcaster ARD. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is scheduled to visit Turkey in a week. “If I go back to Turkey, I risk being arrested or even tortured,” one of the officers reportedly said in an interview.   About 150 …

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Deutsche Bank reaches $7.2bn settlement with US over mortgage misconduct

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Europe’s biggest lender Deutsche Bank and the US Department of Justice have reached an agreement over its sale of toxic mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, according to the government agency. Deutsche has agreed to pay a $3.1 billion civil penalty and provide $4.1 billion in consumer relief to homeowners, distressed borrowers, and affected communities, the federal agency said, …

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