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#BullshitRadar: "There's a limit to your love..."

By Rachael Clugston

It’s a complex topic which is being reduced down to a few buzz words in the current refugee debate: ‘Flüchtlingslager’, ‘Familiennachzug’, ‘Sicherer Herkunftsstaat’, ‘Festung Europa’, ‘Drittstaatenregelung’… ‘Obergrenze’ 410 more words

State of the Union: Weekend Euro News Update

Monday 23rd November 2015

Weekend updates of European news, including further development after last week’s Paris attacks across the EU, including an increased terror alert in Belgium, Franco-Russian rapprochement, EU Council & German politics.  1,798 more words


The Split in the German Establishment: Merkel's last stand

Thomas de Maizière, German Minister of the Interior, has widened the split in the German establishment over refugees by declaring on Sunday a harshening of German policy towards migrants & refugees coming into the country. 992 more words


Germany Near Its Capacity To Handle Migrants, Minister Says

This article is published in partnership with Time.com. The original version can be found here.

By Nash Jenkins @pnashjenkins

Germany is nearing a point where it will no longer be able to accommodate the continuing influx of migrants, the country’s Finance Minister… 154 more words



by Victor Grossman – Berlin Bulletin No. 102, November 3 2015
How the world changes! Last spring many Europeans, especially Greeks, were so angry at a tight-fisted, cruel Angela Merkel and her acceptance of people’s sufferings that they scribbled Hitler mustaches on her public portraits. 1,575 more words

Human Rights

Former Leaders of Germany’s Pirate Party Defect to FDP

Germany’s Pirate Party shot to fame with its advocacy of “maximum democratic equality among all people”. And yet, less than a decade since it was founded, the party is suffering serious decline in membership and in the polls. 333 more words

Fanatic Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler summary: Born on April 20, 1889, Adolf Hitler was Austrian by birth but became the leader of the German Nazi Party. He ruled the party from August 2, 1934 to April 30, 1945.

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