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Bavarian Bomber Pledged Allegiance to Daesh – Minister

By Andreas Burger ANSBACH, Germany, July 25 (Reuters) – The Syrian who blew himself up in southern Germany, wounding 15 people, had pledged allegiance to Daesh on a video found on his mobile phone, the Bavarian interior minister said on Monday. “A provisional translation by an interpreter shows that he expressly announces, in the name

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Afghan Teenager Met Munich Gunman Just Before Attack – Prosecutor

MUNICH, July 25 – A 16-year-old Afghan youth who was arrested on Sunday had been in contact via WhatsApp with an 18-year-old gunman who killed nine people in Munich two days earlier and also met him just before the attack, Bavarian officials said. The youth, who was questioned after he contacted police following the shooting,

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Bomb-Carrying Syrian Dies Outside German Music Festival; 12 Wounded

By Thomas Krumenacker, Andrea Shalal and Andreas Burger BERLIN/ANSBACH, Germany, July 25 – A 27-year-old Syrian man denied asylum in Germany a year ago died on Sunday when he set off a bomb outside a crowded music festival in Bavaria, the fourth violent attack in Germany in less than a week, a senior Bavarian state

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German Officials Urge Close Look At Gun Laws in Wake of Shooting

BERLIN, July 24 – Senior German officials on Sunday called for further controls on the sale of guns 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 with mass killings. “We must continue to do all we can to limit and strictly

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