Tag: Germany

Germany Offers Turkey a Deal: Support For EU Bid In Return For Migration Crisis Help

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has done something of a U-turn and offered Turkey a deal: support for faster progress with its bid to join the European Union in return for more cooperation with stemming the flow of migrants and refugees, and reaccepting those who have been rejected by Europe.   Speaking in Istanbul at a joint news […]

After Benjamin Netanyahu comments, Germany says responsibility for Holocaust is ‘very much our own’

“This is taught in German schools for good reason, it must never be forgotten. And I see no reason to change our view of history in any way. We know that responsibility for this crime against humanity is German and very much our own.”   In a speech to the World Zionist Congress on Tuesday, […]

Merkel faces domestic revolt over refugee welcome

In a heated atmosphere, some of the 1,000-odd members at the meeting warned of a “national disaster” and demanded shuttering the borders as Germany expects up to one million migrants this year.   “Stop the refugee chaos — save German culture + values — dethrone Merkel,” read a banner at the congress late Wednesday in […]

Merkel faces domestic revolt over refugee welcome

In a heated atmosphere, some of the 1,000-odd members at the meeting warned of a “national disaster” and demanded shuttering the borders as Germany expects up to one million migrants this year.   “Stop the refugee chaos — save German culture + values — dethrone Merkel,” read a banner at the congress late Wednesday in […]

Is Germany in the Bible?

How do we Know the Leopard in Daniel 7 Represents Germany? Jerry: How did you determine that the leopard represents Germany in Daniel chapter 7?   Irvin: In Webster’s online dictionary it says that one of the symbols of Germany is the leopard. Also, I understood the symbols of the lion, the bear and the […]

Merkel at her limit

The numbers are dramatic. More than 200,000 migrants are believed to have arrived in Germany in September alone. For the year, official forecasts had already risen in August from 450,000 to 800,000. This week Bild, Germany’s largest tabloid, cited estimates that the number could reach 1.5m—equivalent to the population of Munich. New refugees keep pouring […]

Germany faces logistical nightmare as refugee inflows hit record

When Hesham fled Syria in early August with his pregnant wife and baby, he was sure all would be well once he got to Germany. Instead the hope has turned to despair after weeks of waiting to be registered at an overcrowded reception center in Berlin. The 26-year-old former chef is one of the hundreds […]

Migrant crisis playing into the hands of Germany’s extremists

When anti-immigrant chants echo off the splendid, ornate buildings of this bustling city on the River Elbe, Dresden’s residents are, for the most part, mortified.   Many here insist that flamboyant outbursts of fury directed at the wave of migrants and refugees reaching Europe’s shores this year are not the true face of Dresden, or […]

Refugee Crisis Grows

The latest developments as European governments struggle to cope with tens of thousands of people trekking across Europe to find safety. All times local:   3:55 p.m.   Authorities in some parts of Germany have waived housing standards to cope with an unprecedented influx of migrants this year.   An Associated Press survey has found […]

Germany Could End Up With Europe’s Largest Muslim Minority

When the flood of Middle Eastern refugees arriving in Europe finally ebbs and asylum-seekers settle down in their new homes, Germany could unexpectedly find itself housing the continent’s largest Muslim minority.   The arrival of so many Syrians fleeing their country’s brutal civil war is bound to change the face of Islam in Germany, which […]