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Ninjas Not Allowed In School

I meant niqabs, of course (I always mix those two up for some reason).

A Muslim woman who had been accepted to night school in Osnabrück showed up for class wearing a niqab. 114 more words

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"This Is Our Street"

The times they are a changin’ in Berlin.

“Residents on Soldiner Straße in Gesundbrunnen (Wedding) called the cops on Monday night because children were playing inside a car and had started up the motor repeatedly. 127 more words

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German Of The Day: Bewaffnete Bürger

No, that doesn’t mean Waffle Burger (do you want fries with that?). It means armed citizens.

And yes, believe it or not, many Germans actually own so-called “guns.” Although a lot of them are just… 69 more words

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Habeas corpus: A plea for action

Promoting the use of habeas corpus should be vigorously pursued in Myanmar as a remedy for arbitrary arrest and detention, argues the International Commission of Jurists. 844 more words

German Of The Day: Negerkuss

That means “negro kiss” and is a somewhat antiquated name for a popular chocolate covered marshmallow here.

And using this name can get you fired in this highly sensitive, politically correct day and age we are forced to live in, too. 120 more words

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Too Early To Speculate

And we shouldn’t jump to any conclusions here, German politicians have been quick to say (and this is also why you will not find a single German news report with the word “terror” in it). 139 more words

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