Berlin correspondent for The Wall Street Journal

Europe Turns to NATO to Rescue Shaky Turkish Migrant Pact

wsj.com — ISTANBUL-The North Atlantic Treaty Organization's new plan to use warships to help stop the flow of refugees to Europe is an acknowledgment of a simple fact: Europe can't rely on Turkey to deliver the quick results it wants.

Optus lifts third-quarter profit

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U.S., Russia spar over Syrian cease-fire terms

marketwatch.com — The U.S. and Russia on Thursday sparred over terms of a possible cease-fire in Syria, as they and other world powers met in Munich to try to restart peace talks that had collapsed amid an escalation of military operations by Russia and Iran in aid of the Assad regime.

Syria, Islamic State Dominate Europe Talks

wsj.com — Diplomats gathered in Munich and defense officials in Brussels on Thursday in an attempt to revive talks aimed at ending the Syrian civil war and to revitalize the military campaign against the extremist group Islamic State. In Brussels, U.S.
Feb 11, 2016

Carter, in Brussels, makes pitch for more contributions to counter ISIL campaign. But Russia is upending the plan. on.wsj.com/1Q9cj3E

Feb 11, 2016

RT @NoahCRothman: There can be no peace in Syria while no one is at present comfortable with the status quo. wsj.com/articles/syria… pic.twitter.com/uLp3o53ITn

Feb 11, 2016

RT @WSJbreakingnews: World powers agree to cease hostilities in Syria in a week's time, helping delivery of humanitarian aid on.wsj.com/1XkX6Cp

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Germany Struggles to Assess Security Threats

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Officials say they are in the dark about many foreigners in the country; public worries grow BERLIN-When revelers descend on Germany's Rhineland region Thursday, kicking off five days of Carnival festivities, they will do so under the heaviest police presence in recent memory.
Feb 03, 2016

Germany is struggling to assess its security threats on.wsj.com/1JXEkir via @WSJ

Feb 03, 2016

“There are so many people here we simply don’t know anything about” German security officials worry .on.wsj.com/1JXEkir via @WSJ

Feb 03, 2016

Germany is struggling to assess its security threats ahead of Carnival on.wsj.com/1JXEkir via @WSJ

Feb 03, 2016

German security officials worry they know too little about migrants streaming in on.wsj.com/1JXEkir by @RuthBenderWSJ @AntonWSJ

Feb 03, 2016

#Germany struggles with security issues ahead of annual Carnival parties and parades on.wsj.com/1JXEkir via @WSJ

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Europe desperately seeks migration solution

marketwatch.com — Europe is bottling up migrants at the foot of the Balkans as its other plans for stemming the migration crisis flounder. European Union member states have sent border guards, police vehicles and fingerprinting machines to Macedonia, which isn't a member of the bloc.

Europe Chokes Flow of Migrants to Buy Time for a Solution

wsj.com — DOW JONES, A NEWS CORP COMPANY News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. As warmer weather draws nearer, pressure on borders is set to build Europe is bottling up migrants at the foot of the Balkans as its other plans for stemming the migration crisis flounder.
Jan 31, 2016

Europe chokes flow of migrants to buy time for a solution on.wsj.com/1SRrZyQ

Jan 31, 2016

Balkan blockage of migrants: not Merkel's preference, but could it bail her out? on.wsj.com/1SRrZyQ @valentinapop @AntonWSJ via @WSJ

Jan 31, 2016

#EU seeks to stem refugee influx as coming spring raises prospect of soaring migration, by @valentinapop & @AntonWSJ on.wsj.com/1QPvNzq

Jan 31, 2016

As Merkel pleads for patience, Europe is bottling up migrants at the foot of the Balkans. With @valentinapop wsj.com/articles/europ…

Jan 31, 2016

RT @MMQWalker: Balkan blockage of migrants: not Merkel's preference, but could it bail her out? on.wsj.com/1SRrZyQ @valentinapop @AntonWSJ via @WSJ

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Denmark Pulls Back on Welcome Mat for Refugees

wsj.com — FLENSBURG, Germany-Volunteers and authorities have turned one end of the train station here into a migrant-aid point, complete with a children's play area, free food and clothes. At the next stop, 10 minutes north, refugee-friendly Germany gives way to a country that has gone further than any other in Western Europe to keep migrants out: Denmark.
Jan 26, 2016

“We think differently, we speak differently, and we reach different conclusions.” Germany & Denmark drifting apart: wsj.com/articles/denma…

Jan 27, 2016

RT @AntonWSJ: “We think differently, we speak differently, and we reach different conclusions.” Germany & Denmark drifting apart: https://t…

Jan 27, 2016

RT @WSJworld: Denmark Pulls Back on Welcome Mat for Refugees on.wsj.com/1Vpq9mx

Jan 27, 2016

At the German-Danish border, Europe's migrant crisis has created a deep rift. on.wsj.com/1Vphalw via @WSJ @AntonWSJ

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Pressure builds for Germany’s Angela Merkel over New Year’s Eve assaults

marketwatch.com — COLOGNE, Germany-The aftershocks spreading from allegations of New Year's Eve assaults by migrants in German cities have provoked the biggest challenge to Chancellor Angela Merkel since she threw open Germany's borders to refugees last summer.

New Year’s Eve Assaults Put Heat on Germany’s Angela Merkel

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. German chancellor's open-door migrant policy draws fire at home and abroad COLOGNE, Germany-The aftershocks spreading from allegations of New Year's Eve assaults by migrants in German cities have provoked the biggest challenge to Chancellor Angela Merkel since she threw open Germany's borders to refugees last summer.
Jan 11, 2016

Merkel’s open-door migrant policy is drawing fire amid allegations of assaults by migrants. on.wsj.com/1OWmm1y pic.twitter.com/8CjyaU5TuJ

Jan 11, 2016

New Year's Eve sexual assaults rouse Germany's migration demons on.wsj.com/1OWmm1y @AntonWSJ via WSJ

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Feb 12, 2016

Merkel aide Altmaier in Munich: "I am wholeheartedly convinced that Turkey is a safe country, at least for refugees."

Feb 11, 2016

Lavrov just managed a subtle dig at Hillary Clinton in Munich, saying US became more helpful on Syria after Kerry took over as Sec of State

Feb 11, 2016

Munich communiqué: "The cessation of hostilities will commence in one week, after confirmation by the Syrian government and opposition…"

Feb 11, 2016

Kerry in Munich: powers agreed on "cessation of hostilities" in Syria in one week's time

Feb 11, 2016

Midnight in Munich. World powers have been wrangling over a path to a Syria cease-fire for 5 hours now.

Feb 11, 2016

German Foreign Minister Steinmeier at start of Syria talks: "We need something like a breakthrough."


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