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U.S. Envoy Slams Berlin Over Conference Hosting Hamas

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 12:00pm 12/8/2019 at 12:00pm
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U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell criticized the city of Berlin on Friday for allowing a pro-Hamas conference. “We have raised our concerns over this. Hamas is a terrorist organization and should not be welcomed in Berlin,” the U.S. envoy said on Twitter.

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Germany: U.S. Embassy Unveils Reagan Statue that Berlin Rejected

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 2:00pm 11/10/2019 at 2:00pm
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After Berlin authorities refused to allow a statue of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan to be placed in the city, the U.S. embassy unveiled a 7-foot tall bronze replica of the former statesman on its compound.

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Today is the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 6:00pm 11/9/2019 at 6:00pm

It was a momentous event when it happened thirty years ago: the fall of the Berlin Wall.

It seemed a day of great hope and optimism:

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I’m an Indian Immigrant. I was Accosted in Bonn, Germany, Because I was Mistaken for a Jew

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 9:00am 11/5/2019 at 9:00am

As a foreigner moving to Germany, I sensed the Antisemitism early on. I knew the perpetrators all too well. They were mostly men my age, the majority of them from the Middle East or Muslim-majority North Africa.

As I strolled Cologne’s inner city for the first time some ten years ago, the...

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Germany’s Merkel Faces Rebellion After Election Trouncing at the Hands of Right-Wing AfD

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 7:00pm 10/30/2019 at 7:00pm
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A rebellion has broken out in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Party (CDU) after it suffered defeat in a regional election on Sunday.

The right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) surged ahead of the ruling CDU to second place in the eastern state of Thuringia.

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Migrant Gangs ‘Infiltrating’ German Welfare System, Says Senior Police Official

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 2:00pm 10/13/2019 at 2:00pm
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Germany: At Least 2 Killed in Shooting Outside Synagogue on Yom Kippur

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 3:00pm 10/9/2019 at 3:00pm
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At least two people have been reported killed after armed attackers tried to storm a synagogue in the central German city of Halle. “Multiple” attackers tried to “blow open the gates of the synagogue,” German newspaper Bild reported.

Police have apprehended one attacker and identified as a German national, public broadcaster ...

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German Interior Minister Warns of Migrant Wave Bigger Than 2015

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 1:00pm 10/8/2019 at 1:00pm
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German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer warned that the country could soon be overwhelmed by a refugee wave more significant than the one in 2015.

“We need to do more to help our European partners with controls at the EU’s external borders. We’ve left them alone for too long,” Seehofer said during a visit...

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Potential Knife Attacker Allegedly Shouts ‘Allahu Akbar’ Outside Berlin Synagogue, Walks Free

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 2:00pm 10/6/2019 at 2:00pm
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On Friday, security guards outside a Berlin synagogue stopped a knife-wielding attacker who was shouting “Allahu akbar” and “F*** Israel.” The assailant, later identified as a 23-year-old Syrian migrant, was allowed to walk free by the Berlin police, the German newspaper Bild reported.

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Germany to Boost Border Checks Amid Surge in Illegal Immigration

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 7:00am 10/2/2019 at 7:00am
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Germany will ramp up border checks to stop illegal immigrants, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer announced. The move comes after the country’s right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) made big gains in the last month’s regional elections.

Berlin “simply can’t get a grip” on illegal immigration, German newspaper Bild claimed. “The problem has...

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Left-Wing Activists Stifling Free Speech on German Campuses, Says Leading Professors Association

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/22/2019 at 12:00pm
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Free speech is under attack on German university campuses, the leading association of Germany’s professors and lecturers warned. A small minority of left-wing activists has succeeded in stifling freedom of expression in universities, German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (DHV) said on Friday.

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U.S. Ambassador Grenell Urges Germany to Ban Terrorist Group Hezbollah

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 4:00pm 9/8/2019 at 4:00pm

The U.S. Ambassador to Berlin, Richard Grenell, has urged Germany to ban the Islamist terror organization Hezbollah from the country. Writing in the German newspaper Die Welt, the envoy called on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to outlaw the Iran-backed terrorist group that has been “murdering innocent people from Lebanon to Syria,...

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Germany’s Right-Wing AfD Surges in Eastern Elections

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 1:00pm 9/3/2019 at 1:00pm
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Germany’s Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has surged in the regional elections, winning a quarter of the vote in the eastern states of Saxony and Brandenburg. The party made huge gains in the former communist east, emerging strong second by getting 27.5 percent in Saxony and 23.5 in Brandenburg.
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Germany Heading Towards Recession, Says Government Report

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/24/2019 at 12:00pm
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Germany is heading into a recession, a report released by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office said. The economists working at the Chancellor’s office see Germany technically in a recession given the country’s negative growth in two successive quarters, the German weekly Der Spiegel reported. Europe’s largest economy is expected to contract between...

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Germany: Hundreds Probed Over Anti-Migrant Comments on Facebook

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/11/2019 at 12:00pm
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German authorities have investigated hundreds of internet users over comments they made on a Facebook video posted by the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. The massive probe, spanning over 250 investigations, was launched in response to the live streaming of a migrant protest by the Bavarian-wing of the AfD party...

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Germany Mulls ‘Meat Tax’ to Combat Climate Change

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/8/2019 at 1:00pm
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling Christian Democratic party (CDU) has supported plans to raise meat prices to fight climate change.

The meat tax, initially proposed by the Social Democrats (SPD) and the Green Party, will sharply increase the prices of meat products by raising the tax rate from the current rate of...

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Germany Wants ‘Tougher’ Checks on Swiss Border After Migrant Pushed Eight-Year-Old Boy Under Train

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/4/2019 at 12:00pm
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German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has proposed “enhanced controls” along the border with Switzerland after a migrant pushed a boy to his death at Frankfurt’s railway station. The Eritrean refugee, who had received asylum in Switzerland, had shoved an eight-year-old boy and his mother in front of a high-speed train on...

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