Category: Germany

Nice like attack; Truck crashes into Christmas market in Berlin

A truck crashed into a Christmas market in Berlin near the Zoologische Garten train station on Monday evening in one of busiest parts of the city. Police say nine were killed and at least 50 injured. They believe it was a deliberate attack. A semi-truck plowed into a Christmas market in the crowded heart of […]

“Unaccompanied refugee child” arrested in murder-rape case

A teenage Afghan asylum seeker has been arrested on suspicion of the rape and murder of a 19-year-old female student in Germany, police and prosecutors said Saturday. The 17-year-old Afghan was arrested on Friday after his DNA was found at the scene of the crime and he was identified on CCTV, authorities in the south-west […]

German intelligence officer ‘arrested over Islamist plot’

A German intelligence officer has reportedly been arrested over a suspected Islamist plot to bomb the agency’s headquarters in Cologne. The 51-year-old official was said to have made a “partial confession” to the plot, according to Der Spiegel. The suspect attempted to pass on “sensitive information about the BfV (Germany’s domestic security agency), which could […]

Germany urges restart to arms control agreement with Russia

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called for a new arms deal to be signed with Moscow, saying this is needed to prevent an escalation of tensions in Europe. “We must all be united in the desire to avoid a further twist in the escalating spiral,” Steinmeier wrote in an opinion piece in the Frankfurter […]

Muslim gang storms nudist swimming pool in Germany

A group of young Muslim men threatened men, women, and children at a swimming pool in Germany because they were offended by the fact the bathers were nude. A swimming pool in the town of Geldern in the North Rhine-Westphalia region of Germany is home to bathers who prefer a more “natural” form of swimming. […]

Syrian suicide bomber had pledged allegiance to ISIS

A Syrian suicide bomber – nicknamed ‘Rambo’ – who blew himself up outside a German music festival had pledged allegiance to ISIS, had Islamist videos at his home and had enough chemicals to make another bomb, it has emerged. The 27-year-old, named locally as Mohammad Daleel, injured 12 people outside a packed wine bar in […]

“Syrian” refugee kills woman with machete in Germany

An attacker has allegedly killed one woman and injured two people in the city of Reutlingen in southwest Germany, according to local police. Officials confirmed the man was arrested after a citizen hit him with a car. The machete-wielding attacker sparked panic after killing a woman near a Turkish fast-food kiosk in downtown Reutlingen, German […]

NSU inspired attack in Munich?; shooter German-Iranian

Media puts the focus on Andaer Brevik, as to not highlight the mistakes made by German security services during the NSU attacks. The NSU murders (German: NSU-Morde) were a series of xenophobe murders perpetrated by German Neo-Nazi group National Socialist Underground (Nationalsozialistischer Untergrund) perpetrated between 2000 and 2007 throughout Germany, leaving ten people dead and […]

ISIS supporter dead after German train axe attack

Police have discovered a “hand-painted” Islamic State flag in the room of a 17-year-old Afghan teenager who attacked several passengers on a regional train near Würzburg, Germany, on Monday night, Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Hermann told public broadcaster ZDF on Tuesday morning. Officials have not yet determined whether there are Islamist links to the attack. […]

Putin: Why should EU tolerate what’s dictated by US?

It definitely wasn’t casual Friday for President Putin, who spoke for hours at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) on the hottest topics on the global agenda, including Russia’s relations with the EU and Washington. When asked about his opinion of the candidates for US president, Putin explained his attitude towards “probably the only […]

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