Tag: Germany

Twitter accounts of UNICEF, Forbes, Reuters and others hacked by Turkish govt supporters

Hundreds of Twitter accounts, including media outlets, celebrities, international aid organisations and political entities, appear to be hacked by a group supporting the Turkish government. The tweets from alleged hackers include a swastika, as well as the hashtags ‘Nazialmanya’ (NaziGermany) and ‘Nazihollanda’ (NaziHolland), which refers to the increasing diplomatic tensions between[Read More…]

German police end operation over attack threat

German police said on Sunday they put an end to their major operation which was launched after they received information of a potential threat of an attack in the south-western town of Offenburg on Saturday night. Officers stepped up security in the town centre and on public transport and police[Read More…]

Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel unanimously agreed on immediate restoration of peace in southeastern Ukraine, the Kremlin said Tuesday. They expressed concern during a phone conversation about the recent activities of the armed conflict between Ukrainian government troops and local militias in the Donbass region, as[Read More…]

Teary-eyed Schweinsteiger bids adieu to splendid Germany career

Bastian Schweinsteiger played his final match for Germany on Wednesday, captaining his side one last time in a friendly against Finland. Schweinsteiger couldn’t hold back the tears as he was introduced to the crowd, presented with flowers and a framed photograph, all while a lengthy highlight video spanning his incredible[Read More…]

Abortion: Whose choice is it anyway?

Ours is a young nation. Yes, our history goes back to the dawn of time but the story of the new generation is still being written. Our forefathers understood the importance of the opportunity that should be given to everyone without any discrimination to determine for themselves how they want[Read More…]

Germany: Syrian refugee sets off bomb, kills self

A 27-year-old Syrian who was denied asylum last year detonated a bomb outside a bar in Ansbach, Germany. He killed himself and injured a dozen people after he was denied entry into the event because he did not have a ticket. After the explosing, 2,500 people were evacuated from the[Read More…]

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