Tag: Germany

Angela Merkel signals she may back down from open-door refugee policy after disastrous Berlin election 

Angela Merkel on Monday signalled for the first time that she was prepared to change her controversial refugee policy in the wake of heavy losses to the resurgent far-Right in regional elections.   “If I knew what change in refugee policy the people in Germany want, I would be prepared to consider it,” Mrs Merkel […]

Angela Merkel’s Party Has Worst Result Ever In Berlin

The Christian Democratic Union, the party of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, have had their worst election result ever in the German capital of Berlin. German Chancellor Angela Merkel continues to be hit by poor election results in the latest regional election in the German capital of Berlin. The Chancellor’s Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) have […]

Merkel Demands German Firms Hire Unqualified Migrants Quickly

FRANKFURT/BERLIN, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Germany needed “viable solutions” to integrate refugees into the workforce faster after she met with blue-chip companies, which have hired just over 100 refugees since around a million arrived in the country last year. Merkel, fighting for her political life over her open-door […]

Followers of Different Faiths Attend Major Religious Gathering in Hamburg

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Hundreds of people held a major interfaith event in the German city of Hamburg to boost religious proximity and understanding among followers of divine religions.   Leaders and hundreds of followers of different faiths, including Islam, Christianity and Judaism participated in a large interfaith gathering in Hamburg on Monday.   Four representatives […]

Germany Wants To Lift Sanctions On Russia: Merkel Debates European Union Action To Promote ‘Common Security’

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday she has “the very greatest interest in stopping sanctions” against Russia in the latest sign that Moscow and Berlin are working to renew relations amid conflicts in Ukraine and Syria. Merkel said as long as pro-Russian fighters in Ukraine keep the peace, she is prepared to ask the European Union […]

EU boss sparks border OUTRAGE: Juncker slammed over ‘beyond parody’ checkpoint madness

“Safe and secure borders help to define a nation, you only have to look at Germany to see what happens when you when you effectively discard them. “Mr Juncker is also well behind the curve to think he, or his colleagues amongst the European political elite, can stop popular democracy from flourishing across Europe following […]

German minister wants facial recognition systems at airports, train stations

Germany’s Interior Minister wants to introduce facial recognition software at train stations and airports to help identify terror suspects following two Islamist attacks in the country last month.   Speaking to the Bild am Sonntag newspaper, Thomas de Maiziere said internet software was able to determine whether persons shown in photographs were celebrities or politicians. […]

Germany to tell people to stockpile food and water in case of attacks

BERLIN – For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the German government plans to tell citizens to stockpile food and water in case of an attack or catastrophe, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung newspaper reported on Sunday.   Germany is currently on high alert after two Islamist attacks and a shooting rampage […]

Christians Forced to Hide Bibles Amid Migrant Muslim Death Threats

Bundestag member Erika Steinbach and Iranian-born pastor Mahin Mousapour called for much stronger sanctions for Muslims who abuse Christians in Germany at a press conference on Monday. Highlighting the fact Christians suffer violence, harassment, and death threats in migrant lodgings, Ms. Mousapour criticised Germany for granting Islam “too much respect”.  Declaring anti-Christian hate attacks an […]

Angela Merkel condemned: ‘Germans have had enough’ Polish experts claim ‘Europe is dead’

“Europe is at the end of its existence.   “Western Europe is practically dead. These people live in a void, without ideas. And then come along the young, who only want to make money, as once did the barbarians.”   Wrona was joined by military history academic Dr Rafal Brzeski who blasted Angela Merkel in […]