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Facebook’s secret rules of deletion

Facebook refuses to disclose the criteria that deletions are based on. SZ-Magazin has gained access to some of these rules. We show you some excerpts here – and explain them. Introductory words These are excerpts of internal documents that explain to content moderators what they need to do. To protect our sources, we have made visual edits to maintain confidentiality. ...

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12 dead, many injured as truck plows into Christmas market in Berlin

Berlin: at least twelve dead after truck crashes into Christmas market Police on the ground have said this is a suspected attack on German shoppers. A witness said “people are crushed” while another said people are passed out on the ground underneath the articulated truck. Videos and pictures emerging online have shown market stalls crushed by the huge lorry. The ...

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Terror attack feared in Berlin: lorry ploughs through packed Christmas market

Several dead, 50 injured as lorry ploughs into crowd at Christmas market in Berlin after suspected terror attack The incident happened in Breitscheidplatz in western Berlin. Emma Rushton, who was in the market when the truck came through, told CNN that the truck didn’t slow down. “We saw at least 10 people” injured and lying on the ground, she said. ...

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A ‘new Berlin wall’ built in Munich against Muslim refugees

A wall that will tower more than 12 feet is being built in Munich after locals raised fears young refugees would be moving into the area. The barrier – which is higher than the Berlin Wall – is being built in Neuperlach Süd to separate the current community from the 160 unaccompanied young migrants moving to a nearby shelter. Locals who ...

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German military investigates 60 potential Islamists in Bundeswehr

The German government plans to carry out security investigations of all military recruits beginning in July 2017 after its military counter-espionage service (MAD) identified 20 Islamists in the Bundeswehr, according to German media group Funke. A spokesman for the agency confirmed that number, and said 60 additional potential cases were under investigation. Draft legislation to be considered by the German ...

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ISIS’S CAMPAIGN IN EUROPE: MARCH 2016

ISIS is using its foreign fighters and safe haven in Iraq and Syria to execute a terror campaign within Europe. ISIS’s March 22 Brussels attacks support a larger strategy to punish, destabilize, and polarize the West. ISIS will likely continue to attempt attacks in France and Belgium in 2016, using its large Francophone foreign fighter population and local supporters. ISIS’s ...

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Denmark: Merkel ‘underestimated’ refugee crisis

Danish foreign minister Kristian Jensen complained on Wednesday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had underestimated how many refugees would flood into her country under a former open door policy. Denmark and Sweden have temporarily reintroduced border checks in an attempt to control the migrant flow, but Jensen said much of the problem stemmed from poor planning in their larger southern neighbor. “I ...

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Putin is trying to destabilize Germany

In a secret meeting with German politicians the heads of the country’s two top intelligence services warned that Moscow is deliberately trying to create unrest in Germany, Bild reports. The meeting, which took place in February with members of the Bundestag control committee, was attended by Hans-Georg Maaßen, head of the Verfassungsschutz (internal intelligence) and Guido Müller, deputy head of ...

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Merkel: ‘I will do my damn duty’ on refugees

  Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted that her chosen course in Germany and Europe’s refugee crisis was the right one in a TV interview on Sunday night, despite admitting to moments of doubt. “My damn duty and obligation consists of finding a collective way for this Europe [to address the crisis]” Merkel told presenter Anne Will in her second appearance on ...

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Germany: 13% of All Registered Invaders “Vanish”

Around 130,000—or 13 percent—of all the nonwhite invaders pretending to be refugees in Germany, and who were registered on that government’s “Easy” data system, have simply vanished without a trace. Making the admission in answer to a parliamentary question, a spokesman for the German Ministry of the Interior also said that the large number of “missing refugees” meant that they ...

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