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Asylum Seeker Grabs Boy, Jumps in Front of Train in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Police say a man snatched a 5-year-old boy from his family and jumped in front of an approaching train with him at a station in western Germany. The child escaped with light injuries and the assailant was unhurt.

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Gay Couple Brutally Attacked in German Asylum Home

A Serbian homosexual couple who applied for asylum in Germany were brutally beaten almost to death by residents in an asylum home earlier this week, according to a gay rights activist.

A policeman shows a bag with seized marijuana during a press conference in Passau, southern Germany, on October 20, 2016. 230kg Marjuana were found in tubes of a truck. / AFP / dpa / Armin Weigel / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read ARMIN WEIGEL/AFP/Getty Images)

German Police: Asylum Seekers Are Taking over Illegal Drug Trade

Police in the northern German region of Schleswig-Holstein have expressed concern over finding more and more asylum seekers involved in peddling illegal narcotics and fear the drug gangs could take over the area using violence.

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‘Syrian’ Asylum Seeker Arrested as Cops Rumble Berlin Suicide Bomb Plot

A 17-year-old ‘Syrian’ asylum seeker has been arrested in Brandenburg, Germany after authorities found evidence he was planning a suicide bombing in the capital of Berlin. Brandenburg Minister of the Interior Karl-Heinz Schröter said the 17-year-old, presumed Syrian, who came

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 Authorities Charge Syrian Migrant With Plotting Terror Attack in Denmark

A Syrian migrant with known Islamic State sympathies who was intercepted at the German-Danish border with materials for making explosives will be charged with plotting a terror attack – but only after spending six months in custody as authorities claimed they had difficulty bringing charges against him.

BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 11: In this aerial view cubicles furnished with bunk beds stand ready to accommodate refugees and asylum applicants in Hangar 6 of former Tempelhof Airport on February 11, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. Tempelhof, once an airport in the city center and first built in the 1930s, …

Berlin Gangs Using Asylum Centres to Recruit New Criminals

The “Arab clan” organised crime gangs in Berlin are slowly seeping into the asylum centres in the German capital, using them to recruit new drug dealers from the migrant population and extorting others.

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Half a Million Asylum Seekers on German Welfare Handouts

According to new statistics, over half a million asylum seekers now receive some kind of welfare benefit from the German state. In neighbouring Austria, the migrant unemployment rate is now over 20 per cent.

Police officers walk up the steps to the Cologne cathedral next to jesters dressed as special response units near the central station in Cologne's on February 4, 2016 in Cologne, western Germany. Germany's carnival season kicks off with increased security in Cologne, a city rocked by a rash of reported …

Police Report: Migrant Crime Drastically Increased in 2016

The German Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) has released a new report which claims that crimes committed by migrants rapidly increased in 2016 compared to the previous year. The new report from the BKA states that in 2016 there was