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Germany’s new govt.: We will stick to JCPOA
The three parties that make up Germany’s coalition government have said the new administration in Berlin will remain committed to the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA.
German embassy in Tehran says not to accept asylum applications by Afghans
The German embassy in Tehran has hung a large banner outside the building bearing bizarre statements.
Attack on Iran’s pavilion in Germany book fair foiled
An Iranian news website reports, German police, along with Frankfurt Book Fair officials, have managed to thwart an attempt by members of the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) terrorist group to attack Iran’s pavilion.
YouTube deletes German-language RT channels
YouTube has blocked two of RT's German-language channels with millions of viewers. Russian officials have warned the video streaming of tit-for-tat measures.
Social Democrats win German election, eyes on coalition talks
Preliminary results of the German election show a victory for the centre-left Social Democrats that edged out outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right Union bloc by little more than 1 percent.
Polls open across Germany in federal parliamentary vote
Polling stations opened in Germany in a new federal parliamentary election that will determine the successor to Angela Merkel as Chancellor.
Iran FM: Vienna talks not aimed to produce new deal
Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has said the Vienna talks are not meant to lead to a new agreement but are aimed at ensuring the US’s return to compliance with its commitments under the Iran nuclear deal and also under United Nations Resolution 2231.
Germany urges Iran to return to nuclear talks
Germany on Monday asked Iran to return rapidly to nuclear negotiations, after a break in talks following the presidential election in Iran.
German prosecutors search 2 ministries in fraud probe
German prosecutors searched the offices of the finance and justice ministries in Berlin, seizing documents related to a probe into possible obstruction of justice by a government agency tasked with tackling money laundering.
Merkel warns Germans of voting for the left-wing
German Chancellor Angela Merkel used her last speech in the Bundestag before stepping down to warn about the rise of a broad left-wing coalition government, as her center-right CDU/CSU bloc falls in the polls.
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 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.
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
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.
‘Intentional’ Truck Attack Kills 12, Injures 50 in Berlin
A driver on Monday rammed a truck into a crowded Christmas market in the heart of the German capital, killing at least 12 people and injuring nearly 50. The Police says he did so intentionally. The ISIS terrorist group has also claimed responsibility for the attack.
German Police Arrest Suspect Who Kicked Woman down Subway Stairs
Police in Berlin have arrested the man suspected of kicking a woman down a flight of stairs at a subway station.
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Qatar Supporting Radical Muslims in Germany: Intelligence Report
Saudi Arabia and some other Arab states in Persian Gulf are suspected of backing German Salafists [radical Muslims] with their governments' approval, German Intelligence officials say.
German DM’s Attire in Saudi Arabia Sparks Controversy
A few days after the German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a ban on the burqa, her minister of defence has refused to wear the hijab or the abaya on an official visit to Saudi Arabia.
Muslim Woman Kicked Down the Stairs in Germany (+Video)
Shocking footage has emerged of the moment a thug in Germany kicks a woman in the back as she walked down the stairs in a seemingly motiveless attack.
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