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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 highlight

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Sex Crimes Soar as Oktoberfest Attendance Plummets

The world’s biggest beer festival has recorded its lowest turnout for 15 years amid heightened security fears, while at the same time experiencing an increase in reported sex crimes.The Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany had around 5.6 million visitors this year,

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Munich Raises Security For Oktoberfest After Islamist Attacks

BERLIN (Reuters) – Organizers of the world’s biggest beer festival, Munich’s Oktoberfest, have raised security after Islamist attacks in Germany last month, including banning rucksacks, introducing security checks at all entrances and erecting fencing.Drawing some 6 million tourists, the Oktoberfest

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