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Munich Shooting: German-Iranian Male Killed 8, Injured 10

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 22, 2016 at 2:38pm 7/22/2016 at 2:38pm
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The Munich police have an 18-year-old German-Iranian male shot and killed eight people today. He killed himself afterwards and they do not have a motive.

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Turkey Parliament Approves Three Month Emergency

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 2:30pm 7/21/2016 at 2:30pm
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The Turkish parliament has formally approved a three month state of emergency after a failed coup last Friday. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan promises its needed to protect Turkey’s democracy:

“The aim is to rapidly and effectively take all steps needed to eliminate the threat against democracy, the rule of law and the...

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86-Year-Old Woman Fights Off Thief With Bacon

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 4:00pm 7/20/2016 at 4:00pm
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An 86-year-old woman fought off a potential thief with a package of bacon.

Yes, BACON.

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Erdogan Reaches Out to Obama About Extraditing Gulen

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 1:00pm 7/20/2016 at 1:00pm
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has reached out to President Barack Obama about extraditing Fethullah Gülen, who he blames for the failed coup on Friday. The White House said:

“The president made clear to President Erdogan that the United States doesn’t support terrorists and doesn’t support individuals who conspired to overthrow a...

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Turkey Purge Continues: 15,200 Teachers Fired, Deans Asked to Leave

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 4:30pm 7/19/2016 at 4:30pm
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan continues to purge those allegedly involved in the failed coup on Friday. Today, the Education Ministry sacked 15,200 teachers, canceled 21,000 licenses at private schools, and asked deans at universities to leave:

“Our ministry is carrying out extensive efforts aimed at public personnel in central and rural...

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EU: Turkey Prepared Purge List Before Failed Coup

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 18, 2016 at 1:30pm 7/18/2016 at 1:30pm
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European Union commissioner Johannes Hahn told the media he believes President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made his purge list before the coup:

“It looks at least as if something has been prepared. The lists are available, which indicates it was prepared and to be used at a certain stage,” Hahn said.

“I’m very concerned....

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Turkey Tells U.S. Keeping Gülen is a ‘Hostile Act’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 1:00pm 7/17/2016 at 1:00pm
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Turkish authorities have demanded the U.S. extradite Fethullah Gülen, leader of the Gülen Movement, because they believe he orchestrated the coup. They even said keeping him in the states is a “hostile act” towards the regime:

“I do not see any country that would stand behind this man, this leader of the...

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UPDATE: Operations Resume at Incirlik Air Base

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 4:30pm 7/16/2016 at 4:30pm
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*UPDATE* Turkey has resumed operations at Incirlik air base after they cut it off due to the failed coup.

The U.S.’s airstrikes against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) have stopped due to...

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Reports: Failed Turkey Coup Kills Hundreds, 3,000 Detained

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 10:30am 7/16/2016 at 10:30am
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President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed his forces have successfully defeated the coup attempted by some in the military, which left over 250 dead and thousands injured. He promised a swift and quick retaliation for those who retaliated against him. It didn’t take him long:

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Theresa May Will Be UK Prime Minister Wednesday, Promises to Uphold Brexit

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 11, 2016 at 1:00pm 7/11/2016 at 1:00pm
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Energy Secretary Andrea Leadsom dropped out of the race for prime minister on Monday morning, leaving Home Secretary Theresa May as the only candidate left standing.

Current Prime Minister David Cameron said he will leave on Wednesday since there is no need for an election. The Conservative Party officially named May as...

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Worse than we thought: 1200 German women sexually assaulted on New Year’s Eve

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 11, 2016 at 10:00am 7/11/2016 at 10:00am
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A leaked police document shows that 2,000 men assaulted over 1,200 women across Germany on New Year’s Eve.

The police have only caught 120 suspects. Foreigners make up the majority of suspects, which shows that the increase of refugees and migrants is linked to the rising sexual assault and rape cases across...

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Obama Wants NATO to Remain Tough With Russia, Promises 1,000 Troops

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 8, 2016 at 4:30pm 7/8/2016 at 4:30pm
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President Barack Obama wants NATO to “stand firm” against Russia until the Kremlin has fully complied with ceasefire agreements in east Ukraine.

He also promised 1,000 troops to Poland for extra security:

“In Warsaw, we must reaffirm our determination — our duty under Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty — to defend...

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NATO Plans Unity, Baltic Force at Warsaw Summit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 4:00pm 7/7/2016 at 4:00pm
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NATO will meet in Warsaw to show unity against Russia and approve a Baltic force, but the Brexit referendum could take center stage as some believe a weaker European Union means a weaker NATO.

Poland always wanted a NATO summit, especially since Russia has flexed its muscles. But unfortunately, the Brexit referendum...

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Theresa May, Andrea Leadsom Face Off For Prime Minister Post

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 2:30pm 7/7/2016 at 2:30pm
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The United Kingdom will have its second female prime minister after David Cameron resigned when the kingdom voted to leave the European Union.

The second ballot pushed Home Secretary Theresa May and Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom to the front. Justice Secretary Michael Gove came in third, thus eliminating him from the race.

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Germany Adds Stricter Rape Laws After Migrant Attacks

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 1:00pm 7/7/2016 at 1:00pm
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Believe it or not, Germany never had decent rape laws until now. It took numerous rapes and sexual assaults for the country to establish a “No means No” law.

Now a woman can claim she was raped even if she did not fight...

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Terrorist groups Hamas and Hezbollah find safe haven in Germany

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 8:30am 7/7/2016 at 8:30am
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According to a latest intelligence report, Germany harbours an alarmingly large number of Islamic terror operatives on its soil. Germany is home to about 300 Hamas and 950 Hezbollah members, the annual report of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency — the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV) — reveals. The report...

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German Activist Lied About Rapists to Avoid Fueling Racism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 3:00pm 7/6/2016 at 3:00pm
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German activist Selin Gören said she lied to the police about her attackers because she did not want racists to use her story as an excuse to keep out refugees.

The men attacked the spokeswoman for Linksjugend Solid, a left-wing German youth organization, at a playground late at night in Mannheim. She...

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