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German Police: Raids in 4 Countries Over Left Wing Hamburg G20 Riots

BERLIN (AP) — Hamburg police say authorities in Italy, Spain, France and Switzerland are conducting raids as part of an investigation into the riots that accompanied last year’s Group of 20 summit in the German city. Police gave few details

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 01: Police are seen outside the Bilal mosque in Griesheim district following anti-terror raids across the state of Hesse on February 1, 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany. Approximately 1,000 police officers were involved in the raids of 54 residences, apartments and businesses. Police arrested a …

Anti-Terror Chief Warns of ‘Complex Attacks’ in the Near Future

Olaf Lindner, the new president of the German Federal Police Special Forces Directorate, has warned that German authorities expect “complex” terror attacks to be attempted in Germany in the future. Lindner, the former head of Germany’s top anti-terror unit GSG 9,

A police car is pictured in front of a mosque on July 27, 2016 in Hildesheim. Police had searched a mosque and houses of eight memebrs of 'German speaking Islamic circle of Hildesheim. / AFP / dpa / Julian Stratenschulte / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE/AFP/Getty Images)

German, Portuguese Police Bust Nigerian Fake Marriage Gang

BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany and Portugal have raided properties linked to a gang suspected of arranging fake marriages in order to make it easier for Nigerians to come to Europe. Berlin police say they searched 41 homes and

Policemen patrol through a pedestrian area in Munich, southern Germany, on July 23, 2016, one day after the attack at the shopping centre in Munich. Police were probing the motives of the lone teenage German-Iranian gunman who went on a deadly rampage at a busy Munich shopping centre, the third …

German Police Hunting Armed Man After He Shows Up at School

BERLIN (AP) — Police said a man who showed up with a firearm at a high school in southwestern Germany on Monday was still on the loose because they initially arrested the wrong man. Police tweeted that the man they

A policeman of a special unit stands next to police cars on the grounds of the Bilal mosque in the Griesheim district of Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on February 1, 2017. German police arrested a Tunisian man suspected of recruiting for the Islamic State group and planning an attack, …

German Police Raid Homes in Search of Islamic State Members

BERLIN (AP) — German police raided homes in four states on Wednesday in connection with three people suspected of links to the Islamic State group, authorities said. Apartments and other locations were searched in Berlin, Bavaria, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt on

A policeman of a special unit stands next to police cars on the grounds of the Bilal mosque in the Griesheim district of Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on February 1, 2017. German police arrested a Tunisian man suspected of recruiting for the Islamic State group and planning an attack, …

German Police Close Mall After Terror Threat

BERLIN (AP) — Police have ordered a shopping mall in the western German city of Essen not to open after receiving credible tips of an imminent attack.

Policemen patrol through a pedestrian area in Munich, southern Germany, on July 23, 2016, one day after the attack at the shopping centre in Munich. Police were probing the motives of the lone teenage German-Iranian gunman who went on a deadly rampage at a busy Munich shopping centre, the third …

German Police Attacked by Group of Young Muslims

Two police in the German city of Hamburg were attacked by a group of several Muslims while out on patrol after the Muslims claimed to have been “provoked” by the officers.

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German Police Shoot Fleeing Driver Who Mowed Down Three

BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man apparently drove a vehicle into people in a central square in the city of Heidelberg, injuring three people, then fled and was shot after being tracked down by officers.

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Germany Raids Over Extremist Plot to Attack Migrants

BERLIN (AFP) – German police Wednesday carried out dawn raids against far-right suspects accused of plotting attacks on refugees, Jews and police officers, and detained two suspects, authorities said.

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Berlin Police Crack Down On Left Wing Extremists

Police in Berlin have launched a series of crackdowns on the notorious ‘Riga 94’ left-wing extremists who have been responsible for attacks on police and multiple riots this year. The free reign of left-wing extremism in Berlin may be coming

A barrier tape and a police vehicle of the criminal technology block the access to an house in the district of Paunsdorf in Leipzig, eastern Germany on October 10, 2016. German police said on October 10, 2016 that they have arrested a Syrian man suspected of plotting a jihadist bomb …

Syrians in Germany Who Tied up Bomb Suspect Hailed as Heroes

Three Syrians who overwhelmed a fugitive wanted in an alleged Islamic extremist bomb plot and handed him over to police were hailed as heroes in Germany Tuesday, helping temper anti-migrant sentiment fueled in part by fears of such attacks.

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German Police Unprepared For Terror Attack

In the wake of the Brussels terror attacks, threats are being made directly against Germany in the name of Islamic State (IS). Federal Police say they are woefully unprepared and under-equipped, and that any police action during an act of

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German Police Search Two Homes in Anti-Terror Raids

German police on Sunday searched the homes of two men suspected of having ties to “a terrorist group” in Syria, federal prosecutors said. The anti-terror raids took place near the western city of Mainz. The federal prosecutor’s office said the