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Germans Leaving In Droves as Germany enjoys spike of rapes and sexual assaults

More than 1.5 million Germans, many of them highly educated, left Germany during the past decade. — Die Welt. Germany is facing a spike in migrant crime, including an epidemic of rapes and sexual assaults. Mass migration is also accelerating the Islamization of Germany. Many Germans appear to be losing hope about the future direction of their country. “We refugees… ...

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Angela Merkel admits she lost control of refugee crisis in Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel wishes she could turn back the clock on her refugee policy, she has admitted. Ms Merkel took responsibility for her conservative party’s second electoral defeat in two weeks in Berlin on Sunday, as voters rejected her open-door policy just a year before a federal election. “For some time, we didn’t have enough control,” the chancellor said ...

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Number of migrants claiming benefits in Germany surges by 169 percent

The number of migrants claiming German welfare benefits soared by 169 percent last year, data showed on Monday, a figure likely to further boost anti-immigrant groups such as the Alternative for Germany (AfD), which performed well in a weekend election. Around 975,000 migrants were receiving benefits in accordance with the Act on Benefits for Asylum Seekers at the end of ...

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German anti-immigrant party poised for big gains in Merkel’s home state

Voting began on Sunday in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, where polls project the anti-immigrant Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) party will make huge gains amid growing discontent with Chancellor Angela Merkel and her open-door refugee policy. The election, taking place exactly a year after Merkel’s decision to open Germany’s borders to hundreds of thousands of refugees, will be followed by ...

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Two-thirds of Germans want Merkel out at next election

A poll published on Tuesday shows that just under two-thirds of Germans do not want Chancellor Angela Merkel to run for office again in elections next year. The poll conducted by INSA for Cicero magazine asked people if they thought Merkel should run for a fourth term and 64 percent responded that she should not. Other polling figures show that ...

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‘There is NO place for Islam in our politics’ poll highlights Germany’s discontent

The results hint at a dramatic changing attitude of the nation’s population towards the religion over the past year, which has seen the arrival of more than one million migrants. In January, 37 per cent of people said Islam did have a place in Germany, but this has dropped to just 22 per cent, according to figures released by tabloid ...

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Germany’s right-wing AfD party adopts anti-Islam manifesto

Germany’s right-wing populist AfD Sunday adopted an anti-Islam policy in a manifesto that also demands curbs to immigration, as a poll showed it is now the country’s third strongest party. Formed only three years ago on a eurosceptic platform, the Alternative for Germany (AfD) has gained strength as the loudest protest voice against Chancellor Angela Merkel’s welcome to refugees that ...

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Germany’s Muslim leaders condemn AfD’s anti-Islam proposal

Heads of leading German Islamic groups have criticized the AfD’s proposed ban on minarets and burqas. Germany’s Islamic Council has even compared the far-right party with the NSDAP. “I think the AfD is playing with people’s fears,” Burhan Kesici, the head of the Islamic Council, told public broadcaster Deutschlandfunk. “We had a wave of refugees last year, we have a ...

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Germany’s AfD takes overt anti-Islam stance

Members of the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) have hardened their stance on Islam as they prepare for their upcoming party congress in Stuttgart. “Islam is not a religion like Catholic or Protestant Christianity, but rather always associated intellectually with the takeover of a state,” said AfD’s Brandenburg leader Alexander Gauland in an interview with the newspaper “Frankfurter Allgemeine ...

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