Lukashenko sends greetings to Germany president-elect Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Steinmeier succeeds Joachim Gauck, a former Lutheran pastor and civil rights activist in the former East Germany.
Steinmeier, who was formerly a foreign minister, is from the center-left Christian Democratic Party.
Before the vote, Steinmeier said he would, if elected, work to counter a heightened sense of insecurity in today's society.
"I have faith in him to lead our country in these hard times", Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is seeking a fourth term, said after the vote.
They reluctantly threw their weight behind Steinmeier after criticizing his uncharacteristically sharp comments about Trump, made during the US presidential campaign past year.
Right-wing opposition leader Petr Fiala (Civic Democrats, ODS) said Steinmeier was an experienced politician and diplomat.
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Steinmeier, one of Germany's well known politicians, have served twice as foreign minister, from 2005 to 2009 and again from 2013 until this year.
"Isn't it a wonderful thing that Germany has become an anchor for hope for many people around the world?" said Steinmeier.
He said the world faces "rough times", but that Germany, as a functioning democracy, had the responsibility to fight for stability.
For German chancellor Angela Merkel, Sunday was a bittersweet moment for two reasons. The Social Democrats hope to thwart Merkel's fourth bid in the vote as the coalition partners have announced that they want to finally end the so-called grand coalition.
The president used to be a foreign minister and is very popular.
"It is hardly surprising that Steinmeier has branded himself as the essential anti-Trump", he added. And in 2007, he was appointed vice chancellor in the grand coalition.
North Korea fires 'BALLISTIC MISSILE', South Korean media reports
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is meeting with Trump in Palm Beach, Florida, called the launch "absolutely intolerable". Experts suggest the tests are programmed for shorter distances to avoid a missile landing on Japan.
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Blizzard pounds the Northeast, stranding travelers
By Thursday morning, 9 inches of snow had fallen at La Guardia Airport, while parts of New Jersey had up to 6.5 inches of snow. The winter storm in the northeast is impacting flights departing from and arriving to Sarasota-Bradenton International airport.
'Bathroom bill': NC could lose more NCAA events, sports group says
An effort to repeal House Bill 2 failed in December, but Democratic lawmakers and Gov. But the bill might not get a hearing in the Republican-dominated legislature.
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Hourly and weekly forecasts can be viewed, and users also have the ability to switch between Celsius and Fahrenheit measurements. The site started offering weather greetings to a select group of users last April, and the in-built app builds on that service.
More Than 50K Lose Power in Eastern Mass.
Combine that with steady winds 25-35 miles per hour , gusting to 50 miles per hour and you get near-white out conditions at times. Those winds may blow the snow around, especially in the northern communities, resulting in whiteout conditions.
The Coca-Cola Company Announced Earnings for the Fourth Quarter
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Japan's PM Abe is scheduled to visit with President Trump at the White House. The president said: "I don't know". "And we're not sure whether Mr.
Netaji Comes Home? "Will Campaign For Akhilesh", Says Mulayam
Mulayan Singh Yadav, who was speaking to reporters outside Parliament, dismissed reports of intra-party differences. He even asked the SP workers to contest 105 seats which are being given to the Congress as an agreement.
Feb 14 2017