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Dublin: 9 °C Saturday 22 October, 2016


# germany - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Four German police officers wounded in gunfire exchange with right-wing extremist

The 49-year-old alleged gunman belonged to the far-right “Citizens of the Reich” group.

# germany - Monday 17 October, 2016

Two killed and six injured after explosion at world's biggest chemical complex in Germany

Local residents have been advised to stay indoors.

# germany - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Suspect in German bomb plot found dead in cell

Jaber Albakr was discovered hanged in his jail cell.

# germany - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

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Germany continue to impress by easing to victory against Northern Ireland

It was easy for the Germans in Hannover as they picked up another win in Group C.

# germany - Monday 10 October, 2016

Syrian asylum seeker arrested in Germany on suspicion of plotting jihadist bomb attack Terror Threat This post contains videos

Syrian asylum seeker arrested in Germany on suspicion of plotting jihadist bomb attack

Police spent days searching for Jaber Albakr.

# germany - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Manhunt underway after explosives found in apartment of man suspected of preparing bomb attack

Three people were arrested in the raid of the apartment.

# germany - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Police investigate after man "held in isolation" at parents home for 30 years

The man has been taken to a psychiatric hospital and German police are investigating whether his parents did anything wrong.

# germany - Friday 30 September, 2016

Newborn baby girl and skeleton discovered in suitcase in Germany

A 22-year-old woman is under investigation for manslaughter following the discovery.

# germany - Thursday 29 September, 2016

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby

The pair were released yesterday and had safely crossed the border into Turkey, a ministry spokeswoman said.

Lion shot dead after two escape from enclosure in German zoo

The zoo’s director said that there was no choice but to kill the animal.

# germany - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Sexism row heats up in Angela Merkel's party after politician says she was called a "big sweet mouse"

The woman has received support from party members but others have questioned her motives.

Homemade bombs explode at mosque in Dresden

Police suspect a xenophobic motive.

# germany - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Angela Merkel's party suffers bruising loss in Berlin elections as far-right party gains

Merkel is facing anger from German citizens over her open-door refugee policy.

# germany - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Oktoberfest kicks off with heightened security over terrorism fears

The festival kicked off earlier today with hundreds of thousands expected to attend.

# germany - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

While a ceasefire takes hold in Syria, the war in eastern Europe rumbles on with almost 10,000 dead

Clashes of the conflict have returned to the highest level in a year.

# germany - Monday 5 September, 2016

Bones found in attic may be from woman who froze to death 39 years ago

The skeletal remains were found by a man clearing out his dead father’s barn.

Merkel's refugee policy under pressure after poll defeat to anti-migrant party

Merkel’s decision to let in tens of thousands of migrants is expected to be a key point of contention during this election.

# germany - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Exit polls: Germany's anti-migrant populists unseat Merkel's party

The polls opened today, exactly a year after Angela Merkel decided to let tens of thousands of migrants into the country.

# germany - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Refugee dies in German shelter after trying to set his wife on fire

The man was known to police.

# germany - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

I wouldn't bet on Brexit actually happening, says Germany's EU Commissioner

“It is possible that public opinion will tip if the economic situation in the wake of the Brexit vote worsens,” said Guenther Oettinger.

# germany - Sunday 28 August, 2016

'I should have used both hands': German minister defends giving neo-Nazi protesters the finger

Gabriel was accosted earlier this month by a group of masked protesters holding banners bearing the slogan “Traitor”.

# germany - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Germans told to stockpile food and water in case of terrorist attack

Critics have accused Chancellor Angela Merkel’s of scaremongering ahead of key state elections in September.

# germany - Monday 22 August, 2016

German court convicts model who shouted 'no, no, no' for making a false rape allegation

Gina-Lisa Lohfink was fined €20,000 by the court, after it found she had wrongfully accused a footballer and a Berlin club employee of sexual assault.

# germany - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Hundreds of Irish Travellers have been accused of bringing chaos to a small town in Germany

Last week around 500-600 people in over 100 caravans descended on the town of Ginsheim-Gustavsburg, camping illegally on a meadow beside the Rhine.

# germany - Friday 19 August, 2016

German interior minister says he's in favour of a partial burqa ban

Last week he unveiled tough new anti-terror measures which included a proposal to strip jihadist fighters of their German nationality.

# germany - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

A German pilot was stuck up a tree all night after a crash-landing

Rescuers were afraid moving him would cause the plane to dislodge and crash to the ground.

# germany - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Germany to propose burka ban as part of anti-terrorism measures

The country’s interior minister is also said to be planning to make being a “threat to public security” grounds for deporting migrants.

From The42 Banty coaching Oman, joy for France, a young Middle East fan - the best GAA World Games pics Snap Happy This post contains images

Banty coaching Oman, joy for France, a young Middle East fan - the best GAA World Games pics

It’s been a busy week of action already in UCD.

# germany - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

German police arrest man amid fears Islamic State was planning to attack football matches

League champions Bayern Munich will host Werder Bremen as the new season of Germany’s first division kicks off on 26 August.

Chinese tourist in Germany who wanted to report a missing wallet held for 12 days after being mistaken for a refugee

Staff eventually noticed that the 31-year-old backpacker was unusually well-dressed for an asylum-seeker.

# germany - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Three dead after treatment at 'natural' clinic in Germany

One 43-year-old woman with breast cancer became confused and lost the ability to speak after being treated at the clinic, and died five days later.

# germany - Friday 29 July, 2016

Locking mental health patients into wards 'does not reduce suicide risk'

German research carried out over a 14-year period has cast doubts over the practice.

# germany - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

No injuries after suitcase detonates near refugee reception centre in Germany

Police say no explosives were found.

# germany - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Patient shoots doctor at Berlin hospital before killing himself

There are no indications it was a terror attack. The doctor is in intensive care.

# germany - Monday 25 July, 2016

German bomb attacker pledged allegiance to Islamic State Terror Attacks This post contains videos

German bomb attacker pledged allegiance to Islamic State

The country is reeling from four attacks in a week, two of which had jihadist connections.

Man kills himself and injures 12 after setting off bomb outside bar in Germany

The explosion was triggered outside a music festival in Bavaria.

# germany - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Man kills woman and injures others in machete attack

The 21-year-old man was known to police.

# germany - Friday 22 July, 2016

Nine dead in 'suspected terrorist' shooting at Munich shopping centre Germany This post contains videos

Nine dead in 'suspected terrorist' shooting at Munich shopping centre

Witnesses reported seeing three assailants.

# germany - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

German anti-Islam group Pegida to launch political party

The group launched a branch in Ireland in February.

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