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Majority of Germans Support Afghan Deportations

A new survey has shown that although there have been a number of protests against deporting failed asylum seekers to Afghanistan, the majority of the German public agree with the deportations. The study, commissioned by a German magazine and carried

German officials inspect the truck that Anis Amri drove through a packed Berlin Christmas market on December 19, 2016

Germany’s Islamist Scene Growing: Security Chief

BERLIN (AFP) – Germany’s domestic security chief warned Sunday that the country’s radical Islamist scene is not only growing, but becoming more decentralised, posing greater challenges to surveillance operations. In an interview with national news agency DPA, Hans-Georg Maassen also defended

Face-covered militants who they say are Talibans pose with an RPG in Zabul province, southern of Kabul, Afghanistan Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006. A Taliban commander said in a sit-down interview that insurgent fighters will battle "Christian" troops until they leave Afghanistan and a fundamentalist government is established in Kabul, warning that hundreds of militants are ready to launch suicide attacks to again install strict Islamic law. The regional-level commander, Mullah Nazir Ahmed Hamza, said the Taliban still has thousands of fighters despite heavy losses in recent battles, that support for the hardline movement is increasing every day and that U.S. and NATO forces would have a tough time beating the fighters without air support. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)

Afghan Migrants Claim Taliban Ties to Avoid Deportation

Called the “Taliban trick”, Afghan migrants who are scheduled to be deported are claiming to be members of the Taliban forcing police to open criminal investigations preventing their deportation. The German government wants to deport thousands of Afghan nationals because