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Munich Public Muslim Prayer Cancelled For Security Reasons

A planned protest by Muslims in Munich, who were going to conduct their Friday prayers in the central Marienplatz square, has been cancelled as authorities fear a backlash from right-wing demonstrators. The protest organised by Muslim Massi Popal was originally meant to

Nationwide Anti-Austerity General Strike Grips Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) – A nationwide general strike disrupted services across Greece Wednesday, as lawmakers were set to approve another batch of reforms that will impose years more hardship on austerity-weary Greeks. Unions called the strike to protest new belt-tightening

Pakistani Migrant Faces Terror Charges in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have charged a 28-year-old Pakistani man with membership in a terrorist organization on allegations he joined the Lashkar-e-Taiba group to fight against Indian forces in the Kashmir region. The federal prosecutor’s office said Tuesday that

Turkey Blocks German Lawmaker Visit to Soldiers at Air Base

BERLIN (AP) — Turkey has blocked a request for German lawmakers to visit their country’s soldiers at the Incirlik air base, the German government said Monday, increasing the possibility that it might relocate planes supporting the campaign against the Islamic State group.

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North Korea Is Running a Backpackers Hostel in Berlin

BERLIN (AFP) – It’s an unusual dilemma that tourists in Berlin have to grapple with –  will getting into a hostel bunk bed help finance North Korea’s nuclear ambitions? Backpackers staying at the Cityhostel found themselves struggling with precisely this