Munich

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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German Police Find Daesh Items at Home of Man Arrested for Explosives

BERLIN, Aug 17 – A man arrested in Germany on Wednesday on suspicion of storing materials that could be used as explosives had items in his apartment glorifying Islamic State, the regional police chief told broadcaster rbb. Hans-Juergen Moerke told rbb that no attack plans had been found but a search of the flat had

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After Mass Shooting, German Police Focus on “Dark Net” Crime

By Frank Siebelt WIESBADEN, Germany, July 27 – German police will do more to fight crime committed on the “dark net”, they said on Wednesday, days after a gunman killed nine people with a weapon bought on that hidden part of the internet . “We see that the dark net is a growing trading place

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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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Afghan Youth Arrested Over Possible Role in Munich Shooting: Police

BERLIN, July 25 – German police arrested a 16-year-old Afghan youth on Sunday on suspicion of a connection to the killing of nine people by an 18-year-old gunman in Munich, authorities said. The youth was under investigation for possibly having failed to report the plans of the gunman, who later shot himself, a police statement

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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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German Military Training 100 Syrian Migrants in Pilot Project

BERLIN, July 23 – The German military is training more than 100 Syrian migrants for civilian roles suited to helping the eventual reconstruction of their country, Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said in remarks released ahead of publication on Sunday. Von der Leyen told the Frankfurter Allgemeine daily that the pilot programme was focused

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Countering Fear

It’s time that we broke the link between Allahu Akbar and terrorism BY Nabila Ramdani Two words guaranteed global infamy for fake terrorists this month: Allahu Akbar—Arabic for “God is the greatest.” They were allegedly used at a train station near Munich, as a mentally ill German man randomly killed one victim, and wounded three

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