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Merkel calls for burqa ban as her party toughens asylum stance

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a burqa ban wherever possible on Monday at her conservative Christian Democrats' (CDU) party conference, as the party gears up to back her for a fourth...

Merkel to win party support for new term as chancellor

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) are set to back her for a fourth term in office at their annual conference on Tuesday, where the party is also expected to toughen its...

Merkel's CDU to toughen ayslum laws at party conference

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's signalled on Monday that her conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) will toughen their asylum stance when they meet for their annual party conference this week....

Germany denies custody to refugee who put his baby up for sale online

A man who offered his 40-day-old baby girl for sale on the internet has been denied custody of his daughter and will only be allowed to see her with supervision, a German court ruled Thursday.

More than 2000 police deployed for hooligan rally in Germany

Around 2,000 police are being deployed to handle a demonstration by an estimated 500 suspected "hooligans" and neo-Nazis in the western German city of Dortmund, police reported Saturday.

German intelligence agency: Islamists recruiting in refugee asylums

Germany's domestic intelligence agency says it has recorded hundreds of attempts by radical Islamists to recruit immigrants hosted in the country's refugee centres.

Muslim teens charged over Sikh temple bombing in Germany

A bombing attack carried out by three Muslim teenagers in the German city of Essen was a politically motivated crime, according to the charges filed against them.