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Germany: 300 cases of Muslims migrant welfare fraud in ONE city

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after more than 300 cases of welfare fraud by asylum seekers were discovered in one German city – a scam which could have cost taxpayers up to £4.2million (€5million) A special commission has been launched in the north German city in Brunswick, where one fraudster is believed to have used as many as 12 different ...

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The ISIL fights in Europe

Don’t buy their propaganda of ‘retaliation’ for Western strikes in Syria. The jihadist group has larger ambitions in Germany and France. The so-called Islamic State rushed to claim responsibility for last week’s Christmas market attack in Berlin, even with the alleged terrorist Anis Amri then on the run. (The 24-year-old Tunisian was killed a few days later in Milan.) The ...

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Europe face a grim future with terrorism as a fact of life

New Islamic State efforts to sow terror in Europe are pushing counter terrorism authorities to their limits, forcing citizens and their leaders to resign themselves to a new era where attacks may be a fact of life, not an exception. European Union leaders say they have swept away barriers among security agencies and bolstered border controls in the wake of ...

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Copenhagen police increase security after Berlin attack

Police in the Danish capital will be out in larger numbers after as a result of the attack on the Christmas market in Berlin. Copenhagen Police announced on Tuesday that police presence would be beefed up at local Christmas markets and the popular shopping street Strøget following Monday night’s deadly lorry attack in Berlin. “We have further increased our presence ...

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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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