Tag: Germany

German Intelligence Says ISIS Fighters Are Among Refugees

Hans-Georg Maaßen (shown), the president of Germany’s domestic security agency (known as the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution — BfV) told ZDF, the German public broadcaster, on February 5 that his agency has received more than 100 warnings that Islamic State (ISIS) militants have entered his nation among refugees. Maaßen said:   […]

Germany and Turkey to take refugee crisis to Nato

Germany and Turkey have pledged to boost cooperation over the handling of the refugee crisis during Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Ankara visit. Both the countries pledged to secure Nato’s involvement in dealing with the growing influx of refugees in Europe.   Speaking at a joint press conference with the German chancellor, Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu […]

French and German Central Bankers Want a Central Euro Finance Ministry

The euro zone needs to press ahead with structural reforms and closer integration, including a euro zone finance ministry, to deliver sustainable growth, the heads of the French and German central banks wrote in a German newspaper on Monday.   In a guest article for the Sueddeutsche Zeitung entitled “Europe at a crossroads”, they said […]

Petro Poroshenko BILD Interview

Germany’s leading newspaper, Bild, has published an exclusive interview with Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko. In partnership with Bild, Business Insider has published an English translation below.   Poroshenko talked about ongoing tensions with Russia, as he has been pressing Western allies to maintain sanctions on the country over its support for militants in Ukraine.   […]

Soros and CFR Exploit Refugee Crisis for New World Order

After having literally created the refugee crisis from start to finish — destroying multiple Middle Eastern nations and then demanding that Europe accept the millions of displaced victims — the internationalist establishment is now exploiting the chaos it unleashed to push more globalism and statism. Europe, Africa, and the Middle East are all in the cross-hairs […]

Merkel warns asylum seekers that German refuge is ‘temporary’

Angela Merkel has warned asylum seekers that they are only in Germany temporarily and cannot stay long-term. In a significant change of tone, the German chancellor said even genuine refugees from Syria and Iraq would have to go home once the conflicts there had ended. “If there is peace in Syria and Isil is defeated […]

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, German Jews foster concerns over Mideast migrants

When Judith G. helped out at a refugee center near Frankfurt last October and identified herself as Jewish, she was spat on and insulted.   German Jews say the case of Judith G., a 33-year-old optician who asked not to be fully named, isn’t isolated and underlines concerns many have about the record arrivals of […]

Angela Merkel opens Holocaust art show with warning on antisemitism

The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has opened a major exhibition in Berlin featuring works by Jewish concentration camp prisoners, as she pledged to combat a feared rise in antisemitism in Germany linked to a record influx of refugees.   The show, Art from the Holocaust, brings together 100 works on loan from Israel’s Yad Vashem […]

Merkel’s party, sliding in polls, weighs German ‘border centres’

A senior figure in German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party has proposed setting up “border centres” along the frontier with Austria to speed up the repatriation of those asylum seekers deemed unqualified to stay.   Julia Kloeckner, leader of Merkel’s Christian Democrats in the western state of Rhineland-Palatinate, said she thought the chancellor’s push for […]

Berlin: Obama promises Merkel to ‘contribute substantially’ to support refugees

US President Barack Obama has promised German Chancellor Angela Merkel to “substantially” support efforts to ease the refugee crisis in the Middle East and Europe, a German government spokesman said on Thursday.   German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble has called for “billions of euros” in new money to be transferred to states that border Syria, […]