Neo-Nazi scandal hits German elite military unit

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The Bundeswehr is set to suspend an officer in an elite military unit over suspected ties to right-wing extremism. Two fellow soldiers have also been accused of flashing the Hitler salute. A new neo-Nazi scandal has erupted in the German … Read More

Who is going to be Germany’s chancellor in 2021?

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The most important country of the European Union, Germany will also shoulder the EU Council presidency in July 2020. Within the last few months, ministries in Germany have already begun to prepare for the EU Council presidency term. With plans … Read More

New migrants put Germany’s established crime gangs under pressure

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More and more foreigners are suspected of ties with organized crime in Germany, authorities told public broadcaster ARD. Newly arrived immigrants often act as competition to established Arab-Lebanese clans. Newcomers from Syria, Iraq and other countries are changing the structure … Read More

Germany Won’t Enlist in Macron’s European Army

GRANSEE, GERMANY – JUNE 19: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron address the media during a joint press conference at Schloss Meseberg governmental palace during German-French government consultations on June 19, 2018 near Gransee, Germany. Merkel, Macron … Read More

Europe’s East Faces Economic Threat From Falling Populations

The Church of Our Lady before Tyn, right, stands among residential and commercial property on the city skyline in Prague, Czech Republic, on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2017. The Czech Republic posted its biggest ever budget surplus last year after the … Read More

German, US armies strive for ‘integrated’ operations by 2027

U.S. Army and German Bundeswehr officers address journalists during the Allied Spirit X international military exercise near Hohenfels, Germany, in April 2019. (Lennart Preiss/Getty Images) COLOGNE, Germany — The chiefs of staff of the armies of the United States and … Read More

Merkel suffers SHOCK defeat again: Germans move away from Mother Merkel in election

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ANGELA MERKEL has suffered fresh humiliation after her Christian Democrats (CDU) were beaten into third place in Sunday’s regional election in the eastern state of Thuringia. Preliminary results had Angela Merkel‘s Christian Democrats (CDU) polling at 21.8 percent, behind the left … Read More

Merkel says EU must forge free UK trade deal very quickly

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union need to conclude a free trade agreement as soon as possible after Britain’s exit from the bloc, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, hours after the two parties sealed a divorce … Read More

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