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China Makes Bid for Influence at Munich Security Conference

There was much anticipation over the expected rivalry between the United States and China at a global security conference in Munich over the weekend, given a sense among global elites that the U.S. is withdrawing from the world, and China is growing in stature.

Yang Jiechi, member of China's political bureau, speaks at the 55th Munich Security Conference (MSC) in Munich, southern Germany, on February 16, 2019. - The 2019 edition of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) takes place from February 15 to 17, 2019. THOMAS KIENZLE / AFP/GETTY IMAGES

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

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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

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German Teachers Union Calls For Total Boycott Of Israel

TEL AVIV – Israel’s embassy in Berlin lambasted the city of Oldenburg teachers union over a call to completely boycott the Jewish state in the first such incident since the Holocaust, the Jerusalem Post reported.

Anti-Israel demonstrators march behind a banner of the BDS organization in Marseille, June 13.. (photo credit:GEORGES ROBERT / AFP)

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

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After Suicide Bombing, Germans Call for Faster Migrant Deportations

After Sunday night’s ISIS-related suicide bombing in Ansbach, Germany, a number of politicians are insisting that the deportation of rejected asylum-seekers must be expedited to ensure that potentially dangerous individuals leave the country as soon as possible.

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Munich: Strict Gun Control Germany Sets Sights On More Restrictions

BERLIN (Reuters) – Senior German officials on Sunday called for a review of Germany’s already strict gun laws after Friday’s deadly shooting in Munich that claimed the lives of nine people and the gunman, a deranged 18-year-old who was obsessed

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Munich Killer Planned Shooting For Year, Shot Victims At Random

The 18-year-old gunman who killed nine people in a shooting spree in Munich had been planning his crime for a year but chose his victims at random, officials said on Sunday. “He had been preparing (the shooting) for a year,”

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Recent Attacks Shows Teen Muslims Susceptible To Radicalisation

In the wake of several high profile attacks involving underage Muslims, experts fear that they are very open to radicalisation, especially if they are new migrants. The perpetrator of the axe attack on a train in Wuerzburg, the gunman in

A French Muslim journalist went underground to film a documentary entitled "Allah's Soldiers", which gives an insight into the minds of young jihadists in the country