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German police arrest German soldier suspected of planning attack

Reuters - 2017-04-27 13:44
BERLIN (Reuters) - German police have arrested an army officer suspected of planning an attack, the prosecutor's office in the city of Frankfurt said on Thursday, giving no details on the potential target, motive or weapons he had planned to use. ...

Guernica survivors meet bombers' descendants 80 years on

Reuters - 2017-04-26 19:39
GUERNICA, Spain (Reuters) - Elderly survivors of a savage air raid that destroyed the Spanish town of Guernica in 1937 met relatives of the attacking German soldiers on Wednesday in a gesture of peace and reconciliation. ...

German police arrest two for alleged human smuggling

Reuters - 2017-04-25 19:56
BERLIN (Reuters) - German police arrested two men on Tuesday and carried out 22 searches in a crackdown on human trafficking that authorities say helped illegally secure asylum approvals for at least 10 migrants, mostly from Iran. ...

Cyber spies target German party think-tanks ahead of election

Reuters - 2017-04-25 18:58
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Two foundations tied to Germany’s ruling coalition parties were attacked by the same cyber spy group that targeted the campaign of French presidential favorite Emmanuel Macron, a leading cyber security expert said on Tuesday. ...

German foreign minister to press Israel for two-state solution

Reuters - 2017-04-23 16:13
BERLIN (Reuters) - Deep and "unbreakable" ties between Germany and Israel are part of Germany's national identity and pillars of its foreign policy, but Berlin will continue to press for a two-state solution, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday ...

Germany Received List of Weaponry for Peshmerga: Official

BAS News - 2017-04-23 12:17
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s Peshmerga Ministry has provided the German government with a list of required military equipment for the Kurdish forces, said an official. The list includes various types of equipment, including anti-tank wea ...

German intelligence spied on Interpol: Spiegel

Reuters - 2017-04-22 12:38
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency spied on the Interpol international police agency for years and on the group's country liaison offices in dozens of countries such as Austria, Greece and the United States, a German magazine sai ...

German police arrest suspect in Borussia Dortmund bus attack

Reuters - 2017-04-21 08:14
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German police arrested a man on Friday who is suspected of planting explosives targeting the bus of soccer team Borussia Dortmund last week, the office of the German federal chief prosecutor said. ...

German FM Sigmar Gabriel Arrives in Bashiq, Northeast Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-20 15:06
BASHIQ — Following his meeting with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani in Erbil on Thursday, Sigmar Gabriel, the German vice-chancellor and foreign minister, arrived in Bashiq town, 12 km north-east of Mosul. The German foreign minister is expecte ...

President Barzani and German Foreign Minister Meet in Erbil

Waar Media - 2017-04-20 14:33
WAAR-DUHOK: Sigmar Gabriel, the German vice-chancellor and foreign minister, arrived in Erbil late Wednesday after he concluded his visit to Baghdad. The German foreign minister is currently meeting with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani. The key ...

Barzani and German Foreign Minister Meet in Erbil

BAS News - 2017-04-20 10:19
ERBIL — Sigmar Gabriel, the German vice-chancellor and foreign minister, arrived in Erbil late Wednesday after he concluded his visit to Baghdad. The German foreign minister is currently meeting with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani. The key top ...

German Foreign Minister to Visit Erbil Tomorrow

Waar Media - 2017-04-19 16:40
WAAR-DUHOK: Sigmar Gabriel, the German vice-chancellor and foreign minister, is expected to visit Iraq and Kurdistan Region on Thursday where he will meet Iraqi and Kurdistan officials. The German foreign minister will arrive in Baghdad on Thursday, and ...

German Foreign Minister to Visit Erbil, Meet Barzani

BAS News - 2017-04-19 14:23
He will arrive in Baghdad on Thursday ERBIL — Sigmar Gabriel, the German vice-chancellor and foreign minister, is expected to visit Iraq and Kurdistan Region on Thursday where he will meet Iraqi and Kurdistan officials. The German foreign minister will a ...

No Evidence Iraqi Man Perpetrated Dortmund Bombing

BAS News - 2017-04-14 19:50
There is evidence linking the man to the Islamic State ISTANBUL — A 26-year-old Iraqi man named Abdul Beset A.,who was detained on the suspicion of perpetrating the bombing of a German soccer team bus in Dortmund, is suspected of having ties to the Islam ...

Iraqi Dortmund suspect wanted for ISIS ties

Waar Media - 2017-04-13 15:51
WAAR-DUHOK: German federal prosecutors announced on Thursday that the main suspect detained over an attack targeting the Borussia Dortmund football team was a member of “Islamic State” (ISIS) in Iraq. However, they were unable to find any evidence linkin ...

Borussia Dortmund attack: Police investigate Islamist link

Waar Media - 2017-04-12 14:45
WAAR-DUHOK: German police are investigating a possible Islamic extremist link to the bombing of the Borussia Dortmund football team’s bus, German media say. A letter found near the scene cites the Berlin Christmas market attack and military operations in ...

Over 200 from Germany fought with PYD, YPG since 2013: ministry

KurdPress - 2017-04-12 11:44
More than 200 people have left Germany since 2013 to take up arms with the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing, the People’s Protection Units (YPG), on the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, the German Interior Ministry has said, adding that 69 o ...

Germany probes possible Islamist links to Dortmund bus attack - media

Reuters - 2017-04-12 10:07
BERLIN (Reuters) - German investigators are looking into the possibility that explosions targeting a bus carrying players of soccer club Borussia Dortmund may have been carried out by Islamists militants, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reported on Wed ...

Over 200 from Germany Fighting Alongside Kurds in Syria and Iraq

BAS News - 2017-04-11 11:25
Included in the number are nationals of Turkey ISTANBUL — Over 200 German nationals and residents have travelled to Iraq and Syria to join the Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State (IS) militants since 2013, Germany's Interior Ministry said on Monday, as ...

German army investigates soldiers over 'Heil Hitler'

Reuters - 2017-04-09 15:28
BERLIN (Reuters) - The Germany military's counter-intelligence agency is looking into 275 suspected right-wing extremists in its ranks, including a soldier heard saying "Heil Hitler", the Defence Ministry has told parliament in a letter seen by Reuters on ...

Germany Awards Erbil Mayor Order of Merit

Corduene - 2017-04-07 21:18
Dusseldorf, Germany - On Friday, Nihad Salim Latif Qoja, mayor of Kurdistan’s capital city Erbil (Hewlêr), was awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. The German-Kurd was awarded for his decade-long “commitment to the German-Kurdis ...

Many Turkish diplomats, soldiers seeking asylum in Germany

Reuters - 2017-04-03 14:14
BERLIN (Reuters) - At least 262 Turkish diplomats and army personnel have applied for asylum in Germany since a failed July coup that Turkey blames on supporters of a U.S.-based cleric, a spokeswoman for the German Interior Ministry said on Monday. ...

Germany ‘finds eight alternatives to Incirlik airbase’ in Turkey

Waar Media - 2017-03-29 17:03
WAAR-DUHOK: Germany’s efforts to find an alternative to Incirlik airbase in Turkey have resulted in eight candidate bases in Jordan, Kuwait and Cyprus, according to a press release reported by German daily Die Welt. “The investigation of alternative loca ...

Ataturk would have said ‘yes’ in referendum: Erdogan

KurdPress - 2017-03-29 08:42
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has slammed German daily Bild for running a bilingual headline saying “Ataturk would have said ‘no’” to proposed charter amendments that will vastly increase the president’s powers, saying Ataturk would have said “ye ...

Germany arrests Afghan suspected of helping kill U.S. soldiers

Reuters - 2017-03-28 16:17
BERLIN (Reuters) - German police have arrested a suspected Afghan Taliban commander believed to have taken part in an attack on a military convoy about a decade ago in which at least 16 U.S. and Afghan soldiers were killed. ...

Abu Omar al-Almany was killed

ANHA - 2017-03-26 16:34
The prince of IS' mercenaries in al-Tabqa area Abu Omar al-Almany who is German was killed with 3 elements of IS' mercenaries during clashes erupted in the surrounding of Euphrates Dam on Saturday night. Moreover, The Democratic Syrian Forces are still pr ...

Merkel gets early election test with Saarland state poll

Rojikurd - 2017-03-26 00:00
Germany’s “super election year” of 2017 will soon be underway: State parliamentary elections will be held on Sunday in the German state of Saarland. Suddenly, everyone has their eye on Germany’s smallest state. “Great things always arise from small ones,” ...

Germany's Schaeuble wins party endorsement for September election

Reuters - 2017-03-25 19:26
SINDELFINGEN, Germany (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, a key figure in Berlin's handling of the euro zone crisis and Greece's bailout programs, won a ringing endorsement from his conservative party on Saturday to stand in September' ...

Tens of thousands of Kurds protest in Frankfurt against Turkey’s Erdogan

E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
Turkey slams Germany for permitting Kurds rally in Frankfurt with PKK insignia FRANKFURT,— Some 30,000 pro-Kurdish demonstrators rallied in the German city of Frankfurt on Saturday calling for “democracy in Turkey” and urging a “no” vote in an upcoming r ...

Turkey summons German envoy over Kurdish rally in Frankfurt

E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
ISTANBUL,— Turkey summoned Germany’s ambassador to express its fury over a Frankfurt rally where protesters brandished insignia of Kurdish militants, the presidential spokesman said Sunday, denouncing it as a “scandal”. Some 30,000 Kurdish protesters att ...

German Intelligence Chief Says No Evidence Gulen Behind Turkey Coup

Waar Media - 2017-03-19 15:25
WAAR-DUHOK: Germany is not convinced that US-based writer, political activist and former imam Fethullah Gulen was behind the failed July 15 coup in Turkey, the country’s intelligence chief said Saturday. “Turkey has tried on different levels to convince ...

Turkey's Erdogan on German journalist: 'Thank God' he was arrested

Reuters - 2017-03-19 15:03
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday accused a jailed Turkish-German journalist of being a terrorist agent, adding "Thank God he has been arrested", comments likely to cause further unease in Berlin over the incident. ...

German cybersecurity watchdog raises attack alert level: paper

Reuters - 2017-03-19 03:29
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany has raised its alert level against cyber attacks to "heightened readiness" ahead of parliamentary elections, saying government websites are already subjected to daily assault, newspaper Welt am Sonntag said. ...

German minister says Europe, U.S. should stick to Russia sanctions

Reuters - 2017-03-17 21:18
BERLIN (Reuters) - Europe and the United States should keep sanctions in place against Russia until there is progress in implementing the 2015 Minsk accords aimed at ending the violence in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said. ...

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Merkel says Dutch election result sends pro-Europe signal

Rojikurd - 2017-03-17 00:05
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has welcomed the election victory in the Netherlands for center-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte. “I was very happy that a high turnout led to a very pro-European result, a clear signal,” Merkel told a conference on demograp ...
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