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German election: AfD vows to fight ‘invasion of foreigners

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she wants to win back the voters who deserted her party for right-wing nationalist AfD. Mrs Merkel is set for a fourth term in office, despite heavy losses for her party in Sunday’s election. Via: bbc.com She now faces months of coalition talks to try to form a stable government. After winning its first parliamentary seats, ...

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Merkel’s border opening took place without a legal basis

A report written by the German parliament’s legal experts has found that parliament and not Angela Merkel should have decided on opening Germany’s borders to refugees in September 2015.  Via: thelocal.de The report by the Bundestag Scientific Office, a team of non-partisan legal experts, stated that it is the role of the Bundestag (German parliament) to decide on all matters of ...

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Germany to give a Islamic terrorist group opportunity to seats in parliament

Even as Germany is increasingly cracking down on criticism of Islam, it appears prepared to give a genuine Islamic terrorist group the opportunity to win seats in its parliament. Via: Bruce Bawer  In a remarkable decision taken at the end of August, Germany’s Interior Ministry declined to bar the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) — listed as a terrorist organization ...

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