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German police arrest Syrian suspected of planning attack

BERLIN: German police arrested a Syrian suspected of planning an Islamist attack, officials said, with public broadcaster ARD reporting that the man was at the top of the federal police’s list of dangerous Islamist extremists. Police special forces searched the apartment of the 26-year old suspect in Berlin after he ...

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German police raid NGO offices for alleged Hamas ties

BERLIN: German police raided offices of several non-governmental organizations, alleging that they provided support to the Palestinian resistance group Hamas. Around 90 properties across Germany, including offices of WWR Help und Ansaar International, were searched by the police, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. “There are indications that they ...

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German police find Daesh flag near suspected railway attack site

BERLIN: According to German police, a Daesh flag was found near the place of a suspected attack on a railway track in Berlin. The police said that, broken wires were found on the railway tracks and that near the site they found a Daesh flag with text in Arabic. Investigators are probing whether ...

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German police arrest pair with 130 pounds of stolen chocolate

BERLIN: Two people are under investigation in Germany after being caught in possession of some 60 kilograms (130 pounds) of stolen chocolate. Braunschweig police said Thursday a 35-year-old woman was nabbed by an alert cashier at a supermarket on Tuesday as she checked out only a few items but had ...

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Christmas market scare was blackmail, not terror: German police

BERLIN: Those responsible for a suspicious package that prompted the evacuation of the Christmas market in Potsdam were attempting blackmail, not terrorism, German authorities said on Sunday (Dec 3). “It was not an act of terror but a common crime,” said Heinrich Juncker, the prosecutor in charge of the investigation. ...

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German Police detain axe man after he injures seven

DüSSELDORF, GERMANY: German police have arrested an axe-wielding attacker believed to be suffering from mental health issues after he injured seven people at the main train station in Dusseldorf Thursday. The 36-year-old man is from the former Yugoslavia, according to police, who said he suffered serious injuries when he jumped ...

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12 killed as lorry ploughs into Berlin Xmas market

BERLIN: A lorry ploughed into a busy Christmas market in Berlin on Monday, killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens more in what police said was a suspected terror attack. mbulances and heavily armed police rushed to the area after the vehicle mounted the pavement of the market in ...

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