Showing posts with label Germany. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Germany. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

German Bill to Cut Asylum seekers from North Africa, Georgia

German Bill to Cut Asylum seekers from North Africa, Georgia
Germany's government launched a renewed attempt Wednesday to declare three North African states and Georgia "safe countries of origin", which would raise the hurdles for asylum requests by its citizens.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Trump calls for allies to spend more on defense at NATO summit

Trump calls for allies to spend more on defense
President Donald Trump started the NATO summit Wednesday with criticism, saying certain Western nations need to spend more on defense and calling Germany a "captive" of Russia.

Friday, July 6, 2018

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow prompt concern

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow
Rights groups and watchdogs have expressed concern over several countries' proposals to return asylum seekers to Greece as several European leaders call for refugee routes to be closed.

Asylum seekers directly to the responsible countries : German ruling coalition agree on asylum policies

Asylum seekers directly to the responsible countries
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Conservatives Union on Thursday night reached an agreement on strengthened asylum policies with coalition partner Social Democratic Party (SPD), ending weeks-long dispute that almost toppled the government.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Over 10 EU Countries Ready to Help Germany in Deporting Migrants – Reports

Migrants
More than 10 EU countries expressed their readiness to assist Germany in sending back migrants to countries of their first arrival in the bloc, local media reported.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Migration Challenge Is Make-Or-Break for EU, Says Merkel

Migration Challenge Is Make-Or-Break for EU
The European Union’s fate rests on its ability to rise to the challenges of migration, a passionate Chancellor Angela Merkel told Germany’s parliament on Thursday ahead of a Brussels summit dominated by an issue that threatens her ruling coalition.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

France, Germany, Britain formally request exemptions from US Iran sanctions

France, Germany, Britain formally request exemptions from US Iran sanctions
France, Britain, Germany and the EU on Wednesday sent the United States a joint official request for their companies to be exempt from punitive measures resulting from fresh U.S. sanctions on Iran.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Hungary’s Orban isn’t a ‘bad European,’ fights ‘illegal’ immigration : Manfred Weber

Hungary’s Orban isn’t a ‘bad European,’ fights ‘illegal’ immigration
The leader of the largest political group in the EU Parliament and Angela Merkel ally, Manfred Weber, has defended Viktor Orban against critics who accuse Hungary’s Eurosceptic, anti-immigrant PM of being a “bad European.”

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

End of Welcoming Culture: Germany Sets Up Centers for Asylum Seekers

Germany Sets Up Centers for Asylum Seekers
The welcoming culture of Germany, which came about in 2015, when its citizens applauded the arrival of trains filled with migrants and asylum seekers, vanished as the new government announced plans to accelerate the processing of asylum applications and establish holding centers to ensure consistent deportations.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Italian officials & German firm face lawsuit over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Italian officials & German firm face lawsuit over arms sales to Saudi Arabia
A complaint has been filed by a coalition of human rights groups against Italian government officials and a major European arms manufacturer over their alleged involvement in the aerial bombing of Yemen.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Merkel in favor of extending German border controls

Merkel in favor of extending German border controls
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) has spoken out in favor of extending German border controls on Tuesday, supporting a call to maintain such measures adopted by Interior Minister and CSU leader Horst Seehofer.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Kurds in Germany protest Turkish Syria offensive

Kurds in Germany protest
Hundreds of Kurds took to the streets of Cologne on Saturday in protest over Turkey's offensive in northern Syria, as German officials warned against tensions between the country's huge Kurdish and Turkish communities.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Monday, January 1, 2018

Turkey Pushes for Normalizing Relations with Germany

Turkey Pushes for Normalizing Relations with Germany
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu announced the push for formal charges against Yucel as he said Germany and Turkey were ready to "normalize relations." He also encouraged German tourists to visit Turkey.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Nouvel An en Allemagne : la liberté des femmes remise en cause après le traumatisme de Cologne ?

la soirée de la Saint-Sylvestre à Berlin
Pour la soirée de la Saint-Sylvestre à Berlin, la police mettra en place une zone sécurisée réservée aux femmes, dans le but d'éviter les agressions sexuelles. Mais des voix s'élèvent contre «le message dévastateur» qu’enverrait cette mesure.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

German communities should be paid for taking in refugees

Berlin’s immigration policy
Local communities should be appropriately paid for taking in refugees to reduce social tensions, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said, adding that Germany is becoming “a land of desire” like the US was in the 19th century.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Germans: US President Bigger Problem Than North Korea

US President
According to a survey, Germans see US President Donald Trump as a bigger challenge for German foreign policy than authoritarian leaders in North Korea, Russia or Turkey.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

German Police Step Up Presence at Christmas Markets After Potsdam Bomb Alarm

German Police Step Up Presence at Christmas Markets
 The incident triggered a mass evacuation and raised concerns over possible terror attacks in the country.
German police are increasing their presence at Christmas markets following a bomb alarm on Friday when a suspicious package was found in Potsdam's downtown neighborhood, Deutsche Welle reported.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.