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  • Police hunt Arabic-speaking thugs who pelted woman and schoolgirl with stones [Germany]

    07/30/2016 1:15:55 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 11 replies
    Express (UK) | 29 July 2016
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  • Merkel on the ropes: Thousands of German protesters take to the streets after terror attacks

    07/30/2016 1:32:37 PM PDT · by orchestra · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/30/2016 | James Dunn
    (Merkel on the ropes: Thousands of German protesters take to the streets saying she 'Must Go' and a key coalition ally withdraws support to open-door immigration policy) Merkel's premiership is hanging by a thread today as thousands gathered to call for her resignation while a key political ally dramatically withdrew his support over immigration policy. More than 5,000 protested in Berlin and thousands more throughout Germany over the 'open-door' policy that many have blamed for four brutal terrorist attacks that left 13 dead over the last month. The Chancellor faced a fresh wave of fury after it emerged that two...
  • Protests in Germany as Merkel Stands by Open Borders Decision

    07/30/2016 6:52:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 74 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 30, 2016 | Justin Holcomb
    At one point in time last week, Germany was experiencing an Islamic terror attack every 72 hours.  Attacks of which authorities say have been carried out by asylum seekers or refugees inspired by Islam. A suicide bomb attack in Ansbach on Sunday injured 15 people and an axe and knife attack on a train in Wuerzburg a week earlier that wounded five people were both carried out by Muslims from Syria and Afghanistan.However, Chancellor Angela Merkel refuses to waiver from her plan to keep accept thousands from the Middle East. "We decided to fulfill our humanitarian tasks," she told reporters at a news...
  • Horror at German department store as attacker grabs display knife in latest stabbing

    07/29/2016 7:39:06 AM PDT · by PROCON · 26 replies
    express.co.uk ^ | July 29, 2016 | TOM BATCHELOR
    The attacker, 58, lunged at a member of staff serving customers in the store after grabbing one of the blades on display. A 57-year-old employee was said to be badly injured after they were stabbed in the torso. Police are treating the attack, which happened at the Galeria Kaufhof shop on Cologne's main High Street, as murder.
  • Defiant Merkel defends refugee stance after attacks

    07/28/2016 6:19:45 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 46 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/28/16 | AFP
    Berlin (AFP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday rebuffed calls to reverse her welcoming stance toward refugees after a series of brutal attacks in the country. Merkel, who interrupted her summer holiday to face the media in Berlin, said the four assaults within a week were "shocking, oppressive and depressing" but not a sign that authorities had lost control. The German leader said the assailants "wanted to undermine our sense of community, our openness and our willingness to help people in need". "We firmly reject this," she said at a wide-ranging news conference. Merkel repeated her rallying cry from...
  • German armed police smash their way into mosque

    07/28/2016 2:11:52 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 16 replies
    Mail Online (UK) ^ | 27 July 2016 | Imogen Calderwood
    Armed police officers have launched a raid on a mosque and several homes belonging to a group believed to be radicalising Muslims in Germany. It comes as part of a crackdown on the group, which is thought to have been encouraging people to travel to Syria and Iraq to join ISIS. The group ran sermons, seminars and lectures entitled 'the hatred of infidels'.
  • Islamic gang storm nudist pool shouting 'Allahu Akbar' vowing to 'eradicate' 'slut' women

    07/28/2016 11:16:44 AM PDT · by dennisw · 49 replies
    express.co.uk/ ^ | Jul 28, 2016 | Tom Parfitt & Monika Pallenberg
    The Muslim men reportedly stormed the pool shouting 'Allahu Akbar' threatening to "eradicate" women for insulting them with their bare bodies. The incident occurred at the naturist arer of the Strandbad Xantener Südsee in Geldern in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia on Wednesday last week - two days after an Afghan refugee attacked five people on a train in Bavaria and four days before an Isis supporter blew himself up at a wine bar in the small town of Ansbach. The incident was the latest in a series of assaults at swimming areas across the country where sexually repressed young...
  • Germany's Merkel stands by refugee policy after 'terrifying' attacks

    07/28/2016 7:44:43 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 33 replies
    CNN ^ | 28 Jul 2016 | Angela Dewan and Jason Hanna
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday described recent attacks in the country and across Europe as "shocking, depressing and terrifying," but she refused to back down on her open-door refugee policy that has attracted fierce criticism following recent assaults in the country. Germany has been rattled by four attacks in the past two weeks, three of which authorities say have been carried out by asylum seekers or refugees with inspiration from Islamist extremism. The attacks have given way to mockery by some Germans as well as foreigners, who have dubbed the recent weeks of bloodshed on social media as #MerkelSommer,...
  • German FM: Trump victory could affect trans-Atlantic ties

    07/28/2016 5:19:08 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 41 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 28, 2016 3:26 AM EDT
    Germany’s foreign minister says a victory for Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential elections could affect trans-Atlantic ties. Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in an interview published Thursday that if the Republican candidate wins the presidency it would mean “a lot of uncertainty for the trans-Atlantic relationship.” …
  • Angela Merkel is Insane, the Devil Incarnate or Both

    07/27/2016 9:21:21 PM PDT · by pboyington · 54 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | July 27, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    At one time, Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany, was considered a competent conservative, a successful national and international leader. A former citizen of communist East Germany, she was a shining example of a new, united Germany who was admired both at home and abroad. Those days are long gone… Merkel, the queen of unlimited, undocumented Muslim immigration; the woman who allowed over a million Muslim refugees into Germany in 2015, is going down in history as the chancellor who destroyed Germany and indeed Western Europe. Make no mistake about it; Europe is on its deathbed and Angela Merkel is...
  • German armed police smash their way into mosque and raid homes of group accused of..

    07/27/2016 3:16:18 PM PDT · by PROCON · 28 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | July 27, 2016 | IMOGEN CALDERWOOD
    Armed police officers have launched a raid on a mosque and several homes belonging to a group believed to be radicalising Muslims in Germany. Apartments belonging to eight board members of the radical German-speaking Islamic group DIK were searched by officers in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony. It comes as part of a crackdown on the group, which is thought to have been encouraging people to travel to Syria and Iraq to join ISIS. The group ran sermons, seminars and lectures entitled 'the hatred of infidels', according to German media. The raid on Wednesday night involved up to 400 volunteer staff,...
  • Germany May Use Internal Army - Terrorism - Europeans Told to “Expect Attacks” On a Daily Basis

    07/27/2016 11:14:59 AM PDT · by blam · 14 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 7-27-2016 | Mac Slavo
    Mac Slavo July 27th, 2016“Suicide bombing.” “Axe attack on a train.” “Fatal machete attack.” “Priest’s throat cut.” “Mall shooting rampage.” All that just since a vehicle plowed through hundreds of people on the streets in Nice, France. Is there any end to the madness? No one came to the aid the European people as they cried out about the obscene way in which Middle East refugees were being allowed to storm into the country, as countless women were raped and culture clashes reached fever pitch and many areas became too dangerous to go to anymore. Now, Muslim radicals, ISIS thugs...
  • 24 Cases of Migrant Sexual Assault At Music Festival [Bremen Germany]

    07/27/2016 11:31:55 AM PDT · by C19fan · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 27, 2016 | Chris Tomlinson
    Bremen police have admitted that they have at least 24 alleged sexual assault investigations open following a cultural festival where women say they were sexually harassed by young migrant men.
  • Explosion Near Migration Office In Germany

    07/27/2016 7:47:14 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 51 replies
    sky news ^ | 7/27 | sky news
    An explosion has been reported near a reception centre for migrants in Zirndorf, Germany. More follows...
  • German Gov Claims Surge In Attacks Has Nothing to do With Refugee Policy

    07/27/2016 3:34:43 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 35 replies
    Daily Sheeple ^ | 7/25/2016 | Joshua Krause
    As of late, Germany has been experiencing an unprecedented surge in terrorist attacks committed by Muslims. On Sunday a suicide bomber injured 12 people at a music festival in Bavaria, and on Friday a shooter killed 9 people at a shopping center. And before that, an axe wielding Afghan injured several train passengers. So who’s to blame for all of these attacks? What’s the common thread? To you it’s probably obvious, but to the German Government, these are apparently just random unfortunate incidents. They have nothing to do with Germany’s refugee policy. According to government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer, “We’re...
  • THE MUNICH MASSACRE IS A COMPLETE COVERUP, HE IS NOT IRANIAN BUT A SYRIAN ISLAMIST

    07/26/2016 9:25:19 AM PDT · by Weeble · 49 replies
    Shoebat.com ^ | 07/23/2016 | Walid Shoebat
    They initially introduced his name as a western name “David S”. Then his name changed to Ali David Sonboly (which sounds western) when his real name is Ali Daud Sonboly/Sunbuli which is an Arabic name (better pronounced Sunbuli) and has an exclusively Arabic meaning: ‘from the wheat kernel’. Sonboly is no Iranian. He is Syrian. His Facebook page showed that he is pro Turkey’s Islamists. That, plus he had a record with the Interpol and was being watched. He is also not a teenager as they show us, but an adult as videos showed. What the reader should conclude after...
  • Immigration and integration Germany's 'biggest challenge'

    07/26/2016 9:53:27 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 26 Jul 2016 10:31 GMT+02:00
    Eighty-three percent of Germans see immigration as Germany’s “biggest challenge” — that’s twice as many as a year ago, and more than in any of the other countries surveyed. The influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees is the “most pressing challenge” Germany faces, according to a survey by market research company GfK. The “Challenges of Nations” survey covers 24 countries and asks what they felt was the biggest challenge in their country, but no other country’s nationals were so concerned by immigration as those in Germany. In 2015, only 35 percent of Germans saw immigration as the most pressing...
  • Germany is in a dangerous state of denial about immigration, Islam and terrorism

    07/26/2016 9:28:40 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 25 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 25 July, 2016 | Opinion Staff
    n the past seven days, German civilians have come under attack from four men of Middle Eastern or Asian origin. Three have been linked to Isil. The latest incident saw a Syrian blow himself up outside a Bavarian festival after pledging allegiance to Isil. Joachim Herrmann, Bavaria’s interior minister, has suggested that such attacks raise questions about an immigration policy that has seen more than one million migrants enter Germany largely unchecked over the past year, many from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. Raising such questions may appear logical and sensible, but Germany’s debate about migration issues does not always follow...
  • Lessons: As US Debates Refugee Policy, Germany Suffers Three Attacks in Three Days

    07/26/2016 9:11:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Guy Benson
    Some commentators are scratching their heads over how Donald Trump could have earned a polling bump out of Cleveland, in light of its various mishaps and controversies (which the Democrats are working to match and surpass) -- and especially after such a dark and foreboding acceptance speech. The reason we predicted he'd get that bounce is because the public mood is dark. We see that reality reflected in national polling week after week. And we see its roots and causes playing out in headlines across the globe. In Germany over this past weekend alone, there were three terrible attacks -- two of which were...
  • Refugee Jihad Spreads in Germany-Why the recent wave of attacks is only the beginning

    07/26/2016 4:46:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 45 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | July 26, 2016 | Joseph Klein
    Refugee Jihad Spreads in Germany Why the recent wave of attacks is only the beginning. July 26, 2016 Joseph Klein The German people are suffering the consequences of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s reckless open door “refugee” policy. Merkel laid down the welcome mat for around a million migrants last year, many of them from troubled areas of the Middle East and South Asia, including Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. There have been four violent attacks in Germany within just the past week. Two of them were committed by Syrian migrants. A third was committed by an Afghan asylum seeker. The fourth,...
  • BREAKING: Berlin doctor shot at hospital in fifth German horror in days

    07/26/2016 5:27:21 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 35 replies
    (UK) Express ^ | July 26, 2016 | Alix Culbertson
    The shooter has allegedly shot themselves after shooting the doctor inside the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin (University Hospital Steglitz). Berlin Police said the doctor was critically injured and is now in intensive care. The shooter was a patient of the doctors, police said. Charité is one of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe, based in the centre of the German capital.
  • Alarmed Germans wonder about the security risks posed by asylum seekers

    07/25/2016 7:43:03 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 36 replies
    DNC then The Washington Post ^ | July 25,2016 | Vetted first by DNC
    BERLIN — When hundreds of thousands of migrants poured into Europe from the war-torn Middle East and beyond, Germany stepped in with shelter and aid. Yet a new wave of violence is exposing the extent to which Western Europe’s most populous nation has also opened the door to risk. The latest attack: A rejected Syrian asylum seeker who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State, and was known by authorities to be suicidal, detonated a backpack bomb rigged with metal projectiles in the Bavarian city of Ansbach late Sunday. After being turned away from a pop music fest for not having...
  • How will Germany change after string of bloody attacks?

    07/25/2016 3:28:36 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 64 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 25 Jul 2016 14:56 GMT+02:00 | Jörg Luyken
    Within seven days Germany has been hit by four bloody attacks on innocent people on its streets and on a train. What does this unprecedented string of murders mean for the country? […] … Public opinion turned strongly against the welcoming culture after sexual assaults in Cologne and Hamburg over New Year, around half of the suspects for which arrived as refugees over the preceding 12 months. The great influx of refugees which took place in the second half of 2015 came to an end months ago, with monthly arrivals now comparable to the numbers that crossed the border in...
  • Germany: IS claims responsibility for attack in Bavaria

    07/25/2016 12:15:32 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 11 replies
    AP ^ | 7/25/16 | TOMISLAV SKARO, KIRSTEN GRIESHABER
    ANSBACH, Germany (AP) — A Syrian man whose asylum bid had been rejected in Germany recorded a cellphone video of himself pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group before he tried to get into an outdoor concert with a bomb-laden backpack. He was turned away and blew himself up outside a wine bar instead, injuring 15 people, authorities said Monday. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility. It was the fourth attack to shake Germany in a week — three of them carried out by recent migrants. The 27-year-old, identified by federal prosecutors as Mohammad D. in line with German privacy...
  • As attacks rattle Germany, Chancellor Merkel finds herself in the spotlight

    07/25/2016 10:23:47 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 30 replies
    dw.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | dw
    The flags fluttering over Germany's parliament buildings on Monday morning were no longer flying at half-mast. But the country was still reeling from several attacks within the space of just a few days, which left several dead and many injured. On Sunday, a man set off an explosive device near an open-air music festival in Ansbach, killing himself and wounding a dozen others. An Islamist motive was "likely," authorities said. This followed a shooting rampage in a shopping center in Munich on Friday, and an axe attack on a train in Würzburg on July 18 by a young man, which...
  • Migrants to be trained as German pool lifeguards to reduce escalating sex attacks...

    07/25/2016 10:49:31 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 21 July 2016 | Allan Hall
    A professional swimming association in Germany wants to reduce escalating sex attacks by refugees at public baths by training migrants to become pool lifeguards. The Federal Association of German Swimming Professionals (BDS) says this would be 'an inclusive measure that would benefit everyone.' Last month a secret police document was leaked in Duesseldorf voicing the 'grave concern' of police chiefs about escalating sex crimes carried out by refugees at public swimming baths. BDS President Peter Haiyang added: 'We lack skilled workers. That's why it would be negligent not to use these resources.' Incredibly, BDS president Peter Harzheim claimed: 'Often it...
  • German University's course claims Israel harvests Palestinian organs

    07/25/2016 9:42:32 AM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 14 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 7/24/16 | Benjamin Weinthal
    BERLIN – An academic seminar at a German university claims Israel’s military harvests organs from Palestinians and the Jewish state is responsible for a genocide. “Our sons were robbed of their organs,” was the title of a part of the seminar’s course material, Rebecca Seidler, an academic who blew the whistle on the anti-Israel material, told the weekly German-Jewish newspaper Jüdische Allgemeine Zeitung in an article published Thursday. The paper reported that the University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HAWK) offers a course on “The Social Situation of Youths in Palestine,” which contains the allegedly anti-Semitic material. After reviewing the...
  • Syrian Who Blew Himself Up in Germany Had Been Twice Ordered Deported

    07/25/2016 7:45:31 AM PDT · by Lera · 35 replies
    New York Times ^ | JULY 25, 2016 | MELISSA EDDY
    ANSBACH, Germany — A 27-year-old Syrian refugee who blew himself up Sunday evening at an open-air music festival in southern Germany, injuring 15 people, had been twice ordered deported from the country, officials said on Monday.
  • Restless Heart [charismatic Caucus]

    07/25/2016 7:15:55 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    Bible , The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 7-25-16 | Jesus The Author and finisher of our faith
    First and for most as Creator of your heart I am the mentor you seek as to how to walk in loving kindness for this "IS" your heartbeat. So any time your heart seems out of sorts truly it is because you have left this foundation to walk in un-forgiveness or judgment of another heart that I created to walk in this very thing the commandment to love me first and others in this very same manner for I am Judge and Savior not man, woman or child . Therefore guard your heart by living in My love but to...
  • Germany: Muslim bomber carried powerful explosives, authorities say no evidence of “extremism”

    07/25/2016 6:54:28 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 43 replies
    https://www.jihadwatch.org ^ | 07/24/2016 | Robert Spencer
    “An explosion outside a bar in the southern German city of Ansbach, Bavaria, has left at least one person dead and 12 others injured. A large-scale investigation has been launched into what is believed to have been a “deliberate” act. The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees will reveal why the suspect’s asylum application had previously been rejected later in the day Herrmann noted that those who are “seeking protection in Germany, must show full respect for the German legal system and the German population.” “The minister added that the attack demonstrated the need “to strengthen controls on those we...
  • Germany machete attack: Syria migrant kills woman

    07/24/2016 10:40:16 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 12 replies
    bbc.com ^ | July 25, 2016 | bbc
    A machete attack by a Syrian asylum-seeker has left one woman dead and two other people injured in Reutlingen, near Stuttgart. Police said the attack happened after an argument developed between the man and the 45-year-old Polish woman. Police said there was no indication that it was terrorist attack and it was more likely to have been "a crime of passion".
  • Insults & Threats at Xanten German Nude Beach

    07/25/2016 5:22:11 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 59 replies
    waz ^ | 23.07.2016 | Mareike Kluck
    Visitors who simply wanted to enjoy the sun at the outdoor pool were insulted by youths. What happened in the nudist area, has made many bathers, including families with their children, afraid. A group of young men insulted guests, viciously berating especially women. "You have insulted us, insulted and even spat upon," says a reader that her name would not name for fear. "We women are all sluts and they would exterminate us all, as was the wording." In between the young men shouted "Allahu akbar". The fear of bathers at the leisure center was so large that nobody intervened...
  • GERMANY BOMB HORROR: 12 injured as Syrian asylum seeker blows himself up outside hotspot

    07/24/2016 8:52:34 PM PDT · by Enchante · 89 replies
    Daily Express (UK) ^ | July 25, 2016 | Patrick Christys
    AT LEAST one person has been killed and 12 more are injured after a Syrian asylum seeker blew himself outside a wine bar in Germany. The attack took place in Ansbach, near Nuremburg, after the 27-year-old was denied access to the nearby Ansbach Open music festival, according to Germany's interior minister Joachim Herrmann. Hermann said the suspect, who was known to police, had lived in Germany for two years but was denied asylum in the country a year ago. He said it is unclear if the suspect intended to kill others or just himself but said he had “tried to...
  • Ansbach explosion: Syrian asylum seeker killed by own bomb at German bar

    07/24/2016 8:36:26 PM PDT · by pepsi_junkie · 33 replies
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7/24/2016 | Chiara Palazzo and Sophie Jamieson
    A suicide bomber who blew himself up after being turned away from a music festival in southern Germany was a Syrian man who had been denied asylum. The 27-year-old killed himself and injured 12 others when he detonated an explosive device after he was denied entry to the event in Ansbach, Bavaria, attended by around 2,500 people, the Bavarian interior minister said. "We don't know if this man planned on suicide or if he had the intention of killing others," Joachim Herrmann said, adding that three of the 12 victims suffered serious injuries.
  • Syrian refugee in Germany arrested after killing woman in machete attack

    07/24/2016 8:21:32 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 12 replies
    Yahoo News (Reuters) ^ | 24 July 2016 | Andrea Shalal
    A 21-year-old Syrian refugee was arrested on Sunday after killing a pregnant woman with a machete in Germany, ...though police said it did not appear linked to terrorism.
  • Syrian suicide bomber, 27, dies in blast at restaurant near Nuremberg

    07/24/2016 8:11:14 PM PDT · by AnotherUnixGeek · 21 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 24, 2016 | Amie Gordon
    The suicide bomber who injured 12 people when he blew himself up at a German music festival was a Syrian man who was denied asylum in the country, officials have revealed.
  • Bomb Blast Injures 12 in Southern Germany

    07/24/2016 8:07:24 PM PDT · by Bikkuri · 24 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | 7/25/2016 | PressTV
    A dozen people have been injured as a bomb blast hits a city in southern Germany.
  • Afghan teen arrested in Germany in connection to Munich attack (NOT A "LONE WOLF" ATTACK)

    07/24/2016 6:11:58 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 24 replies
    An Afghan teenager was arrested on Sunday in Germany on suspicion that he was connected to Friday’s mass attack in Munich, police said. The 16-year-old male may have known about the plans of the gunman, who killed nine people, but the teen did not tell authorities, officials said. The teen is also suspected of having played a role in a Facebook post that invited the public to a location near where the deadly shooting later took place, Reuters reported.
  • Police arrest Afghan friend of Munich gunman over possible role in shooting

    07/24/2016 5:09:44 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 15 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 25 July 2016 | Staff
    The 16-year-old Afghan youth has been arrested for possibly having failed to report the plans of the gunman, according to a police statement issued on Sunday. ...
  • One person is killed and at least a dozen more are injured after an explosion... in Germany

    07/24/2016 4:23:55 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 67 replies
    UK Mail ^ | AMIE GORDON | AMIE GORDON
    An explosion at a restaurant has killed at least one person and injured several others in the German city of Ansbach, near Nuremberg. Although the cause of the blast remains unknown, early local media reports suggest the explosion could have been caused by a gas leak. One person has been confirmed dead and at least 11 more are injured. A nearby music festival has now been cancelled as Germany remains on high alert in the wake of a series of incidents in recent days. A police spokesman in Ansbach confirmed that an explosion had been reported, but had no further...
  • Germany's stringent gun ownership rules

    07/24/2016 4:23:44 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 23, 2016 | Reuters
    BERLIN/FRANKFURT, July 23 (Reuters) - An 18-year-old German-Iranian believed to have acted alone killed nine people in a shooting spree with a pistol at a busy shopping center in Munich on Friday evening. Here are some facts about acquiring and owning a gun in Germany. 1. Germany has some of the "most stringent" rules around gun control in Europe, according to the U.S. Library of Congress. 2. To own a gun in Germany, it is necessary to obtain a weapon license for which applicants must generally be at least 18 years old and show they have they have a reason...
  • Germany blast: Ansbach bar explosion 'leaves one dead'

    07/24/2016 4:22:21 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 60 replies
    BBC ^ | 24 Jul 2016
    An explosion at a bar in the southern German city of Ansbach, near Nuremberg, has killed one person and injured several others, reports say. The cause is unclear although the city's mayor is quoted as saying it was an "explosive device". Police have sealed off the area around Eugene's Wine Bar, the Nuernberger Nachrichten newspaper reported. The incident comes amid tension following other bloody events in Germany over the past week.
  • Explosion At German Restaurant, One Confirmed Death, Ten Injured

    07/24/2016 4:17:31 PM PDT · by PennsylvaniaMom · 72 replies
    Sky News ^ | 7/24/16 | Sky News
    Very sketchy details, but here we go again. A restaurant, outside Nuremburg, bombed. Interior Minister says NOT an accident. Details at link.
  • Syrian ‘Refugee’ Machetes Pregnant Woman To Death, Injures Two More In German

    07/24/2016 11:37:23 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 97 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | July 24, 2016 | OLIVER JJ LANE
    A bystander ran over a machete-wielding refugee this afternoon, ending a rampage that saw a pregnant woman killed and two other injured in Reutlingen in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. While there are no exact details of motive to the attack yet, pictures uploaded to social media show a young bearded man in the process of being arrested and German police have told media that the perpetrator was a “Syrian refugee” who “acted alone”, reports the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The attack is believed to have taken place before 1630 Central European Time. Remarkably, a German citizen stepped in to help police arrest the...
  • Rage Monkey IS BACK, and HE'S PISSED OFF!

    07/24/2016 10:45:03 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 75 replies
    7/24/2016 | By Laz A. Mataz
  • BREAKING NEWS: Machete-wielding Syrian refugee kills woman and injures two..(Germany)

    07/24/2016 9:41:29 AM PDT · by PROCON · 156 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | July 24, 2016 | JENNIFER NEWTON
    A Syrian refugee wielding a machete has killed a woman and injured two other people in Germany before being arrested by police. The attack happened in the south western city of Reutlingen near a doner kebab stand at Listplatz Square. German media have been reporting that the motive for the attack in the city south of Stuttgart was unclear. Pictures from the scene appear to show the knifeman lying on the ground with blood on his face. Armed police officers can be seen pinning him down to the ground before binding his hands behind his back. . One eyewitness told...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Syrian refugee, 21, hacks woman to death

    07/24/2016 10:19:26 AM PDT · by AnotherUnixGeek · 60 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 24, 2016 | Jennifer Newton
    A Syrian refugee wielding a machete has killed a woman and injured two other people in Germany before being arrested by police. The attack happened in the south western city of Reutlingen near a doner kebab stand in a bus station at Listplatz Square. German media have been reporting that the motive for the attack in the city south of Stuttgart was unclear.
  • Islamic State Celebrates Munich Attack: ‘Everything Hurting Infidels Makes Us Happy’

    07/24/2016 9:48:09 AM PDT · by blam · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7-24-2016 | Donna Rachel Edmunds
    Donna Rachel Edmunds23 Jul 20161 Islamic State and their supporters have been celebrating the Munich gun attack as though they orchestrated the event, although no links have been found between the killer and Islamist organisations. Following the news that an 18-year-old Iranian-German had opened fire in a McDonalds restaurant and mall in Munich, killing nine and injuring 21 others, Twitter accounts run by supporters of Islamic state claimed that the organisation is “expanding into Europe,” while one of Islamic State’s main propaganda channels claimed the “Whole Europe [sic] is now under our terrorism.”(snip)
  • Berlin mulls how to further strengthen gun laws after Munich attack

    07/24/2016 6:22:56 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 24.07.2016 | Elizabeth Schumacher
    Germany’s coalition government has promised to seek whatever legal means necessary to prevent another mass shooting. But if the weapon was acquired illegally, stricter controls on gun purchases may not be the answer. In the wake of the shooting in Munich that left nine people and the gunman dead, German leaders on Sunday were already preparing talks on stricter gun control. Both ruling parties, the center-right Christian Democrats (CDU) of Chancellor Angela Merkel and the center-left Social Democrats (SPD), agreed that more stringent laws were necessary to prevent copycat attacks. […] Police have confirmed that the killer did not have...
  • Germany proposes stricter gun laws in wake of Munich shooting

    07/24/2016 6:33:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 7/24/2016 | Rick Moran
    German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel told the Funke Mediengruppe newspaper chain that the country "must continue to do all we can to limit and strictly control access to deadly weapons" while Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere told the Bild am Sonntag newspaper in a separate interview that "we have to evaluate very carefully if and where further legal changes are needed." Ali David Sonboly, 18, the dual German-Iranian national behind Friday's attack outside a shopping mall in which nine people died, obtained his Glock firearm illegally and he did not have a license, investigators said Saturday. But he would have...