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    German court bans sections of poem mocking Erdogan

    A Hamburg court issued a preliminary injunction on Tuesday banning re-publication of sections of a satirical poem by a German comedian mocking Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, saying they amounted to abuse and libel. Comedian Jan Boehmermann recited...

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  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L), U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (C) and United Nations special envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura (R) attend the ministerial meeting on Syria in Vienna, Austria, May 17, 2016.   REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
    Germany says Syria talks to focus on truce, aid

    Major power talks on Syria aim to restore a truce across the country and get aid into besieged areas to encourage opposition groups to return to negotiations in Geneva, Germany’s foreign minister said on Tuesday. “We must...

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    Muslim refugees to cost Germany 93.6bn euros by 2020

    Germany's government expects to spend around 93.6 billion euros by the end of 2020 on costs related to the refugee crisis, a magazine said on Saturday, citing a draft from the federal finance ministry for negotiations with...

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    Germany investigating 40 cases of terrorists posing as refugees

    German authorities are investigating 40 cases where Islamic militants are suspected of entering the country as refugees. The BKA, Germany’s federal bureau of investigation, has 369 warnings about possible extremists since the migrant crisis broke out in 2015....

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    Gay Men Will Receive Financial Compensation In Germany

    Germany plans to annul the historic convictions of tens of thousands of gay men charged under a law that criminalized homosexuality and to grant them financial compensation, the justice minister said on Wednesday. The law originated in...

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  • Syrian refugees listen to a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) volunteer before boarding the passenger ship "Eleftherios Venizelos" at the port on the Greek island of Kos, August 15, 2015.  REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
    Christian migrants harassed in German asylum centers

    Up to 40,000 Christian and other non-Muslim refugees, currently residing in migrant centers in Germany, are being discriminated against and harassed by other asylum seekers, and even guards because of their religion, human rights groups have said....

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  • Police barrier is pictured at the train station in Grafing, Germany, May 10, 2016.  REUTERS/Michaela Rehle
    Attacker yells “Allahu Akbar” while stabbing 4 people in Munich

    A German national stabbed four passengers at a train station near Munich early on Tuesday, killing one man and injuring three, in an attack police said appeared to have an Islamist motive. Witnesses said the assailant, a...

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    Muslim refugees in Germany convert to Christianity

    More than 80 men and women from Iran and Afghanistan converted to Christianity Thursday during a mass baptism in Hamburg, Germany. Albert Babajan, the pastor who carried out the ceremony, has converted 196 Muslims in 2016. He...

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  • Chairwoman of the anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany (AfD) Frauke Petry reacts during the second day of the AfD party congress in Stuttgart, Germany, May 1, 2016. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay
    AfD party gaining support in Germany for anti-Muslim stance

    (TRUNEWS) The Alternative for Deutchland party (AfD) is gaining support in Germany and Chancellor Angela Merkel is starting to show concern about its growing popularity. A new poll shows favor with AfD is higher than ever, due...

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    PEGIDA founder guilty of hate speech for anti-immigrant language

    (TRUNEWS) The founder of PEGIDA has been found guilty of hate speech by a court in Dresden, Germany. Lutz Bachman of Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West was given a fine for inciting hate speech...

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