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Erdogan accuses Germany of behaving ‘like Nazis’

Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany on Sunday of “fascist actions” reminiscent of Nazi times in a growing row over the cancellation of political rallies aimed at drumming up support for him among 1.5 million Turkish citizens in Germany. Via: telegraph.co.uk  German politicians reacted with shock and anger. German justice minister Heiko Maas told broadcaster ARD that Mr Erdogan’s comments were ...

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Right-wing surge: Populists gain in Sweden and Czech Republic as Le Pen extends lead

RIGHT parties in Sweden and the Czech Republic experienced a poll bounce this week as French populist leader Marine Le Pen extended her lead ahead of the country’s presidential election. Via: express.co.uk   Nationalist in the Czech Republic recorded a record level of popularity according to one survey, whilst eurosceptics in Italy continued to battle for top spot. A slew of polls ...

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Germany’s New “hate speech” Bureau

A married couple, Peter and Melanie M., were prosecuted and convicted in July 2016 of creating a Facebook group that criticized the government’s migration policy. Also, in July 2016, 60 people suspected of writing “hate speech” online had their homes raided by German police. Via : gatestoneinstitute.org None of the above seems to be enough, however, for the president of the ...

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Germany’s Right rises

Five days after Donald Trump became the next president of the United States, the south Munich chapter of Germany’s far-right party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), held its first meeting since the U.S. election. In a traditional Bavarian tavern on a quiet residential street, 50-some party members and supporters drank beer and celebrated the victory that they felt was, in many ...

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German “Alarmed” Over Threat To Election From Fake News And Russians

An intelligence source told BuzzFeed News that they fear 2017’s federal elections could see a repeat of the misinformation and hacking that disrupted the US presidential race. German intelligence agencies have warned that a combination of fake news and Russian interference through hacking and misinformation could disrupt next year’s federal elections in a way that mirrors what happened during the ...

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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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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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Germany July 2016: A Day In Life of Islam and Multiculturalism

Figures released in July by Destatis, the government’s statistics agency, showed that more than 2.1 million people migrated to Germany in 2015. More than 33,000 migrants who are supposed to be deported are still in Germany and are being cared for by German taxpayers. Many of the migrants destroyed their passports and are believed to have lied about their countries ...

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German govt: Turkey supports terror groups in Middle East

The Federal Government Turkey sees loud ARD as “central platform for action” for Islamist and terrorist organizations in the Middle East. This is from a is considered confidential response to a request of the Left in the Bundestag shows that present the ARD studio. Ankara accordingly cooperates with Islamists for years. The report could worsen the already tense diplomatic climate ...

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Christians Forced to Hide Bibles Amid Migrant Muslim Death Threats

Bundestag member Erika Steinbach and Iranian-born pastor Mahin Mousapour called for much stronger sanctions for Muslims who abuse Christians in Germany at a press conference on Monday. Highlighting the fact Christians suffer violence, harassment, and death threats in migrant lodgings, Ms. Mousapour criticised Germany for granting Islam “too much respect”.  Declaring anti-Christian hate attacks an affront to German values, politician ...

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