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Synagogue firebombed in Göteborg, as Islamic battle cry heard at ‘Days of Rage’ in European cities

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 9:00am 12/10/2017 at 9:00am

Antisemitic demonstrations erupted over the weekend in major European cities, with Muslim groups staging violent and angry protests under the pretext of the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

A gang of 20 masked-men fire-bombed a synagogue late Saturday in the Swedish city of Goteborg. The assailants threw several molotov cocktails at...

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Germany: Merkel to Hold New Round of Talks in Bid to Form Coalition

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 12:30pm 12/5/2017 at 12:30pm
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Two weeks ago, Angela Merkel’s attempt to form a three-way coalition came to an abrupt end after her traditional ally, pro-Business Free Democrats (FDP), unexpectedly walked out of the talks, citing irreconcilable differences over immigration and other key issues. After failing to form the government in the first round, Merkel will...

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Germany’s Intel Worries About Islamist Mobilization in the Balkans

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 1, 2017 at 8:30am 12/1/2017 at 8:30am
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German Intelligence Agency (BND) is concerned about the Islamist ideology increasing its influence in the Balkan region, German newspapers report. The main focus of Germany’s foreign intelligence agency is the Muslim-majority country of Bosnia-Herzegovina. The agency has been alarmed by massive investments being made by Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries in the religious and Islamist...

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German TV Pulls Sponsorship of Roger Waters Concert over BDS

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 27, 2017 at 11:30am 11/27/2017 at 11:30am
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German public broadcaster Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) withdrew its sponsorship of a Roger Waters concert in Cologne, after local activists objected to the allocation of public funds to former Pink Floyd frontman known for his support for the anti-Israel boycott campaign, German newspapers report.

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Merkel Government Wants to Bring Back Children of German ISIS Terrorists

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 11:03am 11/23/2017 at 11:03am
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Berlin wants to bring back the children of German Islamic State terrorists currently being held under Iraqi detention, German newspapers report.

German Foreign Office has asked the Iraqi government to grant exit permits to the children of captive Islamic State members. Many of these children hold “ISIS birth certificates,” a German broadcaster reported. So...

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Merkel’s Future in Limbo as German Coalition Talks Fail

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 20, 2017 at 12:00pm 11/20/2017 at 12:00pm
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s hope of securing a fourth term possibly came to an end last night after the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) unexpectedly pulled out after four weeks of coalition talks. The collapse of the three-way talks between the Christian Conservatives, the leftist Greens, and the Free Democrats could bring...

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Poverty in Germany Reaches Record High

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/9/2017 at 1:30pm
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“It’s just obvious you can’t have free immigration and a welfare state,” Nobel prize-winning economist Milton Friedman warned decade ago. Germany, on the brink of Angela Merkel’s fourth term as country’s Chancellor, is discovering the painful truth behind these words.

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Merkel Struggles to Form Coalition Government

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/31/2017 at 1:00pm
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More than a month after the parliamentary election, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel is struggling to form a coalition government. Merkel’s conservative CDU party, which won 33 percent of the vote, will need half of the seats in the German parliament to build a ruling coalition. With her previous coalition partner, the Social Democratic...

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Berlin Police Carry Out Anti-Terror Raid Ahead Of Christmas

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 11:30am 10/26/2017 at 11:30am
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It’s that time of the year here again in Germany. As winter sets in, the first Christmas decorations have started appearing on the shop fronts. Before you know it, the Christmas markets will be coming up in every town and city across the country.

For Merkel’s Germany, however, it is also the...

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Right-wing Party Surges in Austria’s Election, Set to Join Coalition Govt

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 16, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/16/2017 at 1:00pm
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Just two weeks after the right-wing AfD Party’s surge in the German election, Austria’s Freedom Party (FPÖ) is set to join the country’s next coalition government. The Freedom Party, Europe’s oldest surviving right-wing party, which ran on an anti-Islamization and anti-mass migration platform received 26 percent of the votes, party’s strongest...

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Germany: Merkel Gov, Media Slam Trump on Iran Nuke Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 11:30am 10/15/2017 at 11:30am
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Not just former US President Obama, Chancellor Merkel of Germany, too, regards the nuclear deal with Iran as her greatest diplomatic accomplishment. The prominent German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung summed up the central role played by the Merkel government, writing, “Among all the parties working to bring about a negotiated deal, Germans enjoyed...

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What Could Go Wrong? Merkel’s New Foreign Policy Chief Organized Her Refugee Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:00am 10/13/2017 at 7:00am
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel promoted the architect of her open borders policy to her new chief foreign policy adviser. Merkel’s hand-picked Jan Hecker, widely regarded as the man enforcing Germany’s ill-advised refugee policy, has no foreign policy experience. Mainstream media that nitpicked President Trump on every single appointment, is...

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Bavarian Green Party compares anti-Israel BDS boycott to Nazi-era “Don’t Buy From Jews”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 9, 2017 at 11:30am 10/9/2017 at 11:30am
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In a strongly worded resolution passed by the Green Party in the southern German state of Bavaria, the state unit of the party has rejected the anti-Israel boycott campaign, or the BDS Movement as antisemitic.

The resolution titled “No to Antisemitism, no to BDS” (embedded and translated below) declared the Bavarian Green Party’s...

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What Four More Years of Merkel Mean

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 11:30am 9/26/2017 at 11:30am
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At the White House press briefing yesterday, a German reporter wanted to know why President Trump hasn’t called Chancellor Merkel to congratulate her on election victory. “We’re just working on the logistics,” Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded.

The White House may have been trying to gloss over the issue of frosty...

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German Election: Merkel Wins Re-Election Bid, Right-Wing AfD Becomes Third Largest Party

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 4:43pm 9/24/2017 at 4:43pm
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Despite her party’s worst showing since 1949, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has managed to secure her re-election bid. Merkel’s main rival, the Social Democratic challenger Martin Schulz conceded defeat earlier this evening.

Merkel was quick to stake her claim to the Chancellorship, saying, “We are the strongest party, we have the mandate...

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Germany’s Right-wing AfD Set to Become Third Biggest Party, Polls Suggest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/19/2017 at 1:00pm
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Germany’s right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD)  is set to become the third largest party in this month’s parliamentary election, the latest polls suggest. The anti-mass immigration party is polling around 12 percent in most polls.

Chancellor Angela Merkel, still ahead of the competition, is widely tipped to form the next government. But...

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EU Tells Poland To Roll Back Judicial Reform, Issues One-Month Ultimatum

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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In a drastic move that would further exacerbate the European Union’s east-west divide, the European Commission, the EU executive arm, has given a month’s notice to the Polish government to roll back its national judicial reform. Poland risks forfeiting its voting rights within the EU if it does not back down in...

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