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Three Iranian Banks to Open Branches in Munich: Paper

BERLIN, Sept 5 – Three Iranian banks have told Bavaria’s economy minister that they plan to open branches in Munich to help stimulate more business ties with German firms, the Muenchner Merkur newspaper reported on Sunday. Middle East Bank, Parsian Bank and Sina Bank have received approval from Iran’s central bank to set up branches

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Man, Said to Shout “Allahu Akbar,” Knifes Munich Rail Passengers

By Joern Poltz MUNICH, May 10 – A German national stabbed four passengers at a train station near Munich early on Tuesday, killing one man and injuring three, in an attack police said appeared to have an Islamist motive. Witnesses said the assailant, a 27-year-old man, shouted “Allahu Akbar” (‘God is Greatest’ in Arabic), according

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Germany Fears Return of Turkish-Kurdish Violence on its Soil

By Noah Barkin BERLIN, April 13 – As Germany scrambles to contain a diplomatic row with Turkey over a comedian’s mocking of President Tayyip Erdogan, officials are growing worried about another byproduct of their Faustian migrant pact with Ankara: an upsurge in violence between nationalist Turks and militant Kurds on German soil. Germany is home

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