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“Ramadan: An old German custom.”

Ramadan: An old German custom? Taken from the German public radio station, Deutschlandfunk: “This morning, a number of people got up for breakfast before dawn, at a rather unusual time. This is because, from today, these people will follow for a German custom for a month: during Ramadan, they will …

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Knife attack in Paris: “France bears all the responsibility,” says the Chechen President

Responding to the news that yesterday’s terrorist attack in Paris was carried out by a man originally from Chechnya, Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov countered on the messaging service Telegram that the alleged perpetrator “grew up and formed his personality, opinions, and beliefs in French society.” “I consider it important to …

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Germany: Potential terrorists could, under certain conditions, bring their families to Germany

In certain cases, the German government wants to allow potential terrorists to benefit from family reunification laws. This has triggered controversy within the ruling coalition between the Christian Democratic Union (CDU)/Christian Social Union (CSU) and the Social Democratic Party (SPD). Minister of the Interior Horst Seehofer (CSU) put forward the …

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