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Germany shuts train stations amid global New Year security scares

By Joseph Nasr & Philip Blenkinsop BERLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Europe ushered in the New Year with heightened security fears on Friday as German police evacuated two train stations in Munich,…

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Germany lifts alert of imminent attack in Munich

Munich (Germany) (AFP) – German police on Friday lifted an alert of an imminent attack in Munich, hours after evacuating two key train stations over fears jihadists were planning a…

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Germany recruits 8,500 teachers for child refugees

Berlin (AFP) – Germany has recruited 8,500 people to teach child refugees German, as the country expects the number of new arrivals to soar past the million mark in 2015,…

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Germany plans spot drug tests on pilots after Germanwings crash

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany plans legislation requiring random drug & alcohol testing of pilots, hoping to reduce the risk of a repeat of the Germanwings crash in March, Transport Minister…

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Germany's Schaeuble critical of Greece over refugee policy

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble criticized Greece on Sunday over the way it deals with refugees, saying Athens has ignored for years the European Union's Dublin rules…

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Iraqi family braves perilous journey to new life in Germany

HEIDELBERG, Germany (AP) — The Qasus do not normally cry, yet this felt nothing like normal. Like hundreds of thousands before them & untold more to come, the Iraqi family…

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Czech PM says Germany encouraged illegal immigration, his Twitter account hacked

BERLIN/PRAGUE (Reuters) – Germany encouraged illegal immigration to Europe with its humanitarian response to the refugee crisis, the Czech prime minister was cited as saying by a German newspaper on…

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Cyber security expert warns German banks of retail payments risks

By Eric Auchard OXFORD, England (Reuters) – A top cyber security researcher has warned German banks that their retail payment systems have security flaws that could allow fraudsters to steal…

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Refugee arrivals in Germany down sharply in December: police

BERLIN (Reuters) – The number of refugees arriving in Germany in December has more than halved from the previous month, according to statistics from the German federal police obtained by…

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Strikes at Amazon German warehouses up to Christmas

BERLIN (Reuters) – Workers at German warehouses of U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc were called out on a new strike by labor union Verdi on Monday as part of a…

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