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German-Iraqi boy, 12, ‘tried to bomb Christmas market’

BERLIN, Dec 16, (Agencies): German prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a case in which a 12-year-old boy allegedly tried to detonate a home-made nail bomb at a Christmas market. News weekly Focus first reported the case, saying a German-Iraqi child had plotted the attack, possibly after being radicalised by …

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34 Afghan deportees return home

KABUL, Afghanistan, Dec 15, (Agencies): A group of 34 Afghan asylum seekers returned home on Thursday after being deported from Germany the day before, an official said, a move that was made possible after a recent Afghan-Germany deal to stem the influx into the European country. The plane carrying the …

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Germany to deport 50 Afghans

Germany will on Wednesday carry out its first group deportation of Afghans whose asylum applications have been rejected, in line with an agreement with Kabul, the news magazine Der Spiegel said on Tuesday, citing government sources. More than a million migrants from the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere have arrived in …

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Mosques ‘too conservative’ – “Good Muslims grow beards, not moustaches,”

COLOGNE, Germany, Oct 28, (RTRS): Hani Salam escaped civil war in Syria and survived the journey from Egypt to Europe. But when he saw men with bushy long beards at a mosque near his current home in Cologne last November, he was worried. The men’s appearance reminded him of Jaish …

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German police shoot dead knife-wielding refugee

Berlin, Sept 28, 2016 (AFP) -German police shot dead a knife-wielding Iraqi in a refugee shelter who was attacking a Pakistani he suspected of having sexually abused his young daughter, police said Wednesday. The 29-year-old Iraqi died after being hit by several police bullets late Tuesday in the asylum seekers’ …

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Cinema gunman killed in Germany

VIERNHEIM, Germany, June 23, (AFP): A masked and armed man barricaded himself in a German multiplex cinema with dozens of people inside Thursday before being killed by police, officials said. No hostages were injured at the complex in the western town of Viernheim, 75 kms (50 miles) south of Frankfurt, …

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At least 10 killed in German rail crash

BAD AIBLING, Germany, Feb 9, (AP): Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday in southern Germany, killing 10 people and injuring 80 as they slammed into each other on a curve after an automatic safety braking system apparently failed, the transport minister said. The regional trains collided before 7 am on …

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