Germany

When Europe Loved Islam

ARGUMENT Before the continent started banning hijab, European aristocrats used to change their names to Abdullah and Muhammad, and going to the local mosque was the latest trend. BY MARYA HANNUN, SOPHIE SPAAN MAY 5, 2016 From the outside, with its high minarets and bulbous Mughal-style dome, the Wilmersdorf mosque, […]

German ministers agree tougher rules for migrants posing security risk

   Reuters International JAN 10, 2017 –  Immigrants are escorted by German police to a registration centre, after crossing the Austrian-German border in Wegscheid near Passau, Germany, October 20, 2015. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (reuters_tickers) BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s interior and justice ministers, representing the two blocs in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling […]

How to Topple Merkel in 2017

Source:Handles Blatt Global It’s freezing cold outside when Gerhard Schröder invites us into his comfortable office near the zoo in Hanover. The former chancellor has just returned from representing Germany at Fidel Castro’s funeral in Havana and will be traveling to Turkey afterwards. But a number of things are also turning frosty […]