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Snap vote: German lawmakers to vote on same-sex marriage

<b>(CNN) —</b> German lawmakers will decide Friday whether to legalize same-sex marriage, according to CNN affiliate NTV. The snap vote comes after Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that she would like to see parliament move towards a "vote of conscience" on the issue.<p>Following Merkel's comments, …

LGBTQI

EU commissioner calls on Hungary to comply with asylum rules

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's new legislation allowing for the detention of asylum-seekers in shipping containers at border camps took effect …

Human Rights

Germany bomb blast: what we know about Ansbach attack

Fifteen people have been injured after a rejected Syrian asylum seeker blew himself up in a ‘deliberate explosion’<p>Attacker pledged allegiance to Islamic State leader, say authorities<p><b>A 27-year-old Syrian asylum seeker blew himself up outside a wine bar in the German town of Ansbach</b> after being …

Extremism

IS attacker: Germans won't be able to sleep peacefully

ANSBACH, Germany (AP) — A Syrian man who tried unsuccessfully to claim asylum in Germany pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and vowed the …

Extremism

Germans Will Be Asked to Stockpile Food and Water 'in Case of a Catastrophe'

Germany is planning to urge its citizens to stockpile food, water and other supplies in the event of a catastrophe or armed attack.<p>According to a …