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German Business Confidence Falls Amid US-EU Trade Tensions

BERLIN (AP) – A closely watched survey showed a bigger-than-expected drop in German business confidence amid worries about international trade tensions, but Tuesday’s report doesn’t necessarily signal any serious problems for Europe’s biggest economy. The Ifo institute said its barometer

A video of a 21-year-old Arab-Israeli dressed up as a Jew being beaten up by a belt-wielding a Palestinian refugee from Syria in Berlin went viral last week, sparking outrage across Germany about the rising levels of anti-Semitic attacks in the country. 

WATCH: Teen Whipped in Berlin for Wearing Kippa Reveals He Is Israeli-Arab

TEL AVIV – A video of a 21-year-old Arab-Israeli dressed up as a Jew being beaten up by a belt-wielding a Palestinian refugee from Syria in Berlin went viral last week, sparking outrage across Germany about the rising levels of anti-Semitic attacks in the country. 

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Escaped Inmate Turns Himself in After Berlin Prison Break

BERLIN (AP) – One of four inmates who broke out of a prison in Berlin last week turned himself in Tuesday, a city official said, promising a review of security precautions at the facility after an embarrassing series of lapses.

Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal (R) and the mayor of the Berlin district Charlottenburg - Wilmersdorf, Reinhard Naumann light the Hanukkah Menorah at Breitscheidplatz, one day ahead the anniversary of last year's deadly truck attack in Berlin, on December 18, 2017. Germany commemorates on December 19, 2017 victims of last year's devastating …

Facebook Apologises for Censoring Video of Anti-Semitic Attack in Berlin

Facebook has apologised for censoring a viral video of an anti-Semitic attack on a Jewish restaurant owner in which he and a 60-year-old German man argued about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with the latter telling the business owner he deserved to be put in a “gas chamber”.

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Mutti Merkel’s ‘Diversity Barriers’ Come to England

British city Hull has followed the growing European trend of dressing up anti-terror barriers as fun Christmas decorations in an effort to hide the “ugly barriers”, as the continent entrenches itself against a spate of radical Islamist terror attacks.

BERLIN, GERMANY - OCTOBER 03: Two German policemen patrol an amusement area set up along 17th of June Street in Tiergarten Park near the Brandenburg Gate on German Unity Day (Tag der Deutschen Einheit) on October 3, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. Unity Day commemorates the reunification of East and West …

German Police Officer Dismissed For ‘Far Right Tattoos’

BERLIN (AP) – A German federal court has dismissed a Berlin police officer accused of having far-right tattoos and repeatedly giving the Hitler salute, 10 years after he was first suspended. The Federal Administrative Court ruled Friday that people who