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U.S. Lawmakers to Germany: Russia’s Nord Stream Pipeline a “Bad Deal”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 7:00am 6/26/2019 at 7:00am
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In a rare showing of bipartisan consensus, several U.S. lawmakers have called upon Germany to reconsider the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project, the German broadcaster Deutsche Welle reported. “For once, Democrats and Republicans in the US agree on something: The project is a really bad idea,” the public broadcaster added.

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Iran Poses a Growing Cyber Security Threat to Germany: Country’s Intel Agency

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 21, 2019 at 1:00pm 6/21/2019 at 1:00pm
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While Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is committed to saving Iran’s faltering economy in the wake of the U.S. sanction, Tehran is emerging as a major cyber security threat to Germany and the West, the German intelligence service warned.

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German State Broadcaster Blocked Me For Objecting To Their Citing An Antisemitic Politician

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 1:00pm 6/20/2019 at 1:00pm
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As an Indian journalist living in Germany, I often analyze German media coverage for the Legal Insurrection and other publications. Germany’s state-run international broadcaster Deutsche Welle and its English language service DW News have been a go-to source for news related to state policy, official comments and statistics.

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Germany: ‘Strong Evidence’ Iran Carried Out Tanker Attacks

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 1:00pm 6/19/2019 at 1:00pm
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In a major shift, Germany has acknowledged Iran’s involvement in the last week’s attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman. German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that their was “strong evidence” that Tehran was responsible for the attacks on the tankers.

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German Student Associations Unite to Fight Antisemitic BDS Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/16/2019 at 12:00pm
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Germany’s leading national student associations have joined forces to fight the anti-Israel boycott movement—Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS)—on college campuses. Perhaps the first academic initiative of its kind in Europe, the alliance comprises student groups from across the political spectrum.

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U.S. Sanctions Iran’s Terror-Linked Oil Giant

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/9/2019 at 12:00pm
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The United States has sanctioned Iran’s biggest oil company because of its links to the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), a designated terrorist group. Tehran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) and its 39 subsidiaries have been providing “financial lifelines to the IRGC,” the U.S. Treasury Department said.

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German Foreign Minister Will Visit Iran to Save Nuclear Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 7, 2019 at 1:00pm 6/7/2019 at 1:00pm
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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will travel to Iran next week in a desperate bid to save the nuclear deal. Berlin is coordinating this latest diplomatic move in consultation with the UK and France, the German state media confirmed.

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Germany: Government Official Warns Jews Against Wearing Kippah

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 2:00pm 5/25/2019 at 2:00pm
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The German government’s commissioner for Antisemitism has warned Jews living in Germany against wearing Kippah, or the Jewish skullcap, in public. “I can’t advise Jews to wear Kippah at all times and everywhere in Germany. I have to say this with regret,” Felix Klein, who heads the German government’s Antisemitism office,...

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German Parliament condemns Israel boycott movement as antisemitic, compares to Nazi boycott of Jews

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10:00am 5/18/2019 at 10:00am
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In a devastating blow to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, Germany’s parliament has passed a resolution condemning BDS as antisemitic.

The resolution titled “Stand Resolutely Against the BDS Movement: Combat Antisemitism” calls for cutting state funding to organizations supporting anti-Israel boycott. The motion is first of its kind...

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German Intel Report Details Threat Posed by Muslim Anti-Semitism

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/2/2019 at 1:00pm
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Germany’s domestic intelligence service has published its first detailed report on Muslim anti-Semitism spreading across the country.

Muslim anti-Semitism poses a significant threat to German society, the report titled “Antisemitism in Islamism” concluded. “The antisemitic ideology be...

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German Party Introduces Bill to End State Funding for BDS

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/27/2019 at 12:00pm
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Germany’s center-right Free Democratic Party (FDP) has introduced a bill to end government support for anti-Israel BDS Movement. The proposed legislation seeks a ban on state funding to organizations involved in boycott and delegitimization campaign against Israel. Germany—directly as well as thorough European Union institutions—hands out

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Germany: Asylum-Seekers Brutally Assault Passersby Out Of ‘Boredom’, Get Away With Light Sentences

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 1:00pm 4/24/2019 at 1:00pm
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A group of four Afghan and Iranian refugees were charged with assaulting 21 people in the Bavarian town of Amberg last December.

These refugees received light sentences after a German prosecutor concluded that they assaulted passersby out of “boredom” and “alcohol consumption.”

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Germany’s AfD Party Invites Steve Bannon to Parliament

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 5:30pm 4/21/2019 at 5:30pm
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The Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has invited Steve Bannon to speak at the country’s parliament next month, the Hamburg-based news weekly Der Spiegel disclosed. “The AfD is planning a meeting for right-wing bloggers and writers at the Bundestag,” the magazine reported. “The party has invited U.S. President Donald Trump’s former...

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Berlin: Sharp Rise in Violent Anti-Semitism

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 19, 2019 at 11:00am 4/19/2019 at 11:00am
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A new report by Germany’s Research and Information Center for Anti-Semitism (RIAS) shows that violent anti-Semitism has risen in Germany’s capital of Berlin. The Berlin-based organisation recorded 1,083 anti-Semitic incidents in 2018, compared to 951 the previous year.

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German Spy Chief Warns Against Surging Left-Wing Violence

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/14/2019 at 12:00pm
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Germany’s domestic intelligence chief has warned of the threat posed by the resurgence of left-wing extremists in the country. The Left-wing extremists were engaged in violence against police and political opponents in Germany, Thomas Haldenwang, president of country’s Office for the Protection of the Constitution, told German newspaper Die Welt...

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Obama, Merkel Hold ‘Private’ Talks in Berlin

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 2:00pm 4/7/2019 at 2:00pm
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed former U.S. President Barack Obama in Berlin on Saturday. The meeting was closed to the press. The German government spokesman, Steffen Seibert, declined comment on the content of the talks, calling Obama’s visit to the Chancellery in Berlin a “private meeting.”

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Germany’s Top Muslim Organization Calls for ‘Islamophobia’ Czar

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 2:00pm 4/6/2019 at 2:00pm
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Germany’s leading Muslim organization has urged the government to appoint a Federal Commissioner to counter anti-Muslim attitudes in the country. “Such a Commissioner is needed more than ever because we have a latent anti-Muslim sentiment in Germany,” president of the country’s Central Council of Muslims, Aiman Mazyek, said.

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