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Turkish Asylum Applications To Germany 'Double' In 2016

Almost as many Turkish people applied for asylum in Germany in the first half of 2016 as in the whole of 2015.<p>Some 1,719 people from Turkey submitted …

Germany’s foreign minister compares Donald Trump to ‘hate preachers’

BERLIN—Germany’s foreign minister says Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is one of the world’s “hate preachers,” who he says play with …

German minister sees `no basis' for talks with Turkey after failed coup | Reuters

Stralsund, Germany (Reuters) - Turkey and Germany’s relationship - essential to curbing mass migration to Europe - has grown so bad the two countries have virtually “no basis” for talks, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday.<p>German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier …

North Africa

German Politician: Turkey Like Nazi Germany After Reichstag

The leader of Germany's liberal Free Democrats (FDP) likened Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's purge of state institutions to the actions of the …

Setting Our Sights on New Approaches: A Lesson on Gun Control from Germany and Japan

In recent years, the vigorous debate over gun control in the U.S. has been sparked by increasingly distressing reports of senseless deaths. Two …

Guns

Repeal of old anti-gay law urged in Germany

Rapid recompense for thousands of elderly convicted for homosexuality in Germany up until 1994 has been demanded by the opposition Greens. They say …

German university drops Palestine class amid anti-Semitism claims

A German university is ditching an upcoming seminar that claims Israel harvests the organs of dead Palestinians after local Jewish groups and faculty …

Saarbruecken: Man who barricaded himself in German restaurant found asleep in basement

An injured man who barricaded himself in a restaurant in the western German city of Saarbruecken was later found asleep in the basement and detained, …

EPA

After the Holocaust, A Jewish State in Saxony

<b>Judenstaat</b><i><br>By Simone Zelitch</i><br>Tor Books, 320 pages, $12.99<p>Counterfactual history has never been more popular in American culture. The success of Amazon …

Nazi Heinrich Himmler's Lost Diaries Show How He Mixed Family With Mass Murder

Entries reveal calls to family members -- and orders for executions.<p>Dinner parties... phone calls with his daughter... massage sessions... and orders for mass murder.<p>Newly uncovered diary pages show in chilling detail how Heinrich Himmler, head of the SS in Nazi Germany, plotted some of the worst …

World History

Three dead after treatment at 'natural' clinic in Germany

One 43-year-old woman with breast cancer became confused and lost the ability to speak after being treated at the clinic, and died five days later.

Europe

Something nasty lurks in Germany

Europe’s banks have been “stress-tested”. The European Banking Authority has examined the books of the continent’s major financial institutions, and …

Germany plans to introduce license suspensions for wealthy offenders

People breaking the law in Germany might soon find themselves relying on public transport or going on foot: A new law is planned that would mean …

Social Democrats

More Turks are seeking asylum in Germany

In just the first six months of this year, 1,719 Turkish people applied for asylum in Germany, which was close to the total number of Turks who …

German high court rejects "intersex" as third gender category

<b>Berlin:</b> Germany's high court said it rejected the creation of a third gender category of "inter" to describe people born with a reproductive or …

Germany's first Pokémon train helps you catch 'em all

Not only is the train decorated with Pokémon Go branding, the route has been specially designed to give players the optimum Pokémon experience.<p>The …

German attackers were 'advised by Isis': report

Without citing its sources, German weekly Der Spiegel said the two men exchanged messages with individuals using different phone numbers, including …