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Deported by Germany, Afghan Asylum-Seeker Commits Suicide

The German Interior Ministry says one of 69 Afghan refugees it deported last week has committed suicide on the way back home.

Germany Disbands ISIS Network Made Up of 40 Women

Germany’s intelligence services have identified a Takfiri terrorist network made up of 40 women amid the rising growth of female extremists with hundreds of Facebook followers who are filling the gap left by their imprisoned husbands.
German Girl Recruited by ISIS

German Girl Recruited by ISIS Explains How She Joined Terrorists

A German teenager who had joined the ISIS terrorist group has explained how she managed to travel from Germany to Turkey and then to Syria and Iraq to fight for the terrorist group.

Merkel, Both Winner and Loser of German Elections

Several Iranian daily newspapers, including the conservative paper Javan, on Tuesday covered the German elections as their most important topic and analyzed Angela Merkel’s victory.
Angela Merkel

Merkel Wins 4th Term as Far-Right Surges in German Elections

Incumbent German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a fourth term in office after her centre right CDU/CSU won a projected 33% of the vote in federal elections.

Turkey Bars German MPs from Inspecting NATO Base

The Turkish government has prevented a number of German lawmakers from checking on the troops stationed at a NATO military base in Konya in Turkey’s southwest in spite of the permission it had earlier given them.

German Parliament Bans Burqa for Civil Servants

The German parliament supported a draft law banning women working in the civil service, judiciary and military from wearing full-face Islamic veils known as burqa.
UCL Game Postponed after Explosions near Dortmund Bus

UCL Game Postponed after Explosions near Dortmund Bus

As football fans were waiting to watch the UEFA Champions League quarter-final tie betweenBorussia Dortmund and Monaco,the game was postponed until Wednesday due to an explosion near the German side’s bus, with Dortmund defender Marc Bartra reported to have been taken to hospital.

German-Iranian Head Coach Attracts Attentions in Bundesliga

Iranians are used to seeing their football players joining clubs in major European leagues, but a head coach at the helm of a well-known European side was what the country’s fans were craving for years.

Huge Bomb Left over from WWII Forces Mass Christmas Evacuation in German City

Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes in Germany’s Augsburg after a 1.8-tonne bomb was discovered and is being defused.