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Germany restricts Facebook Data Collection

By Juliane Girl / February 7, 2019

Germany’s Federal Cartel Office has ruled that Facebook is no longer allowed to combine collected data from WhatsApp, Instagram, and third-party sources with the user’s Facebook profiles. In future, Facebook has to get the individuals permission to collect and combine this data. The watchdogs carried out an inquiry determining whether Facebook abuses its market leadership. […]

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More fatalities expected in German bus accident

By Tatiana Kireeva / July 3, 2017

A bus crashed into a lorry on the A9 motorway in South Germany on Monday morning. The accident took place near Stammbach in North Bavaria where the coach burst into flames after the collision. However, it is still not clear what caused the collision between two vehicles. There were 46 passengers and 2 drivers present […]

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Four hurt in Munich shooting incident

By Neha Katoch / June 13, 2017

A german police woman and 3 others were injured in a shooting incident early Tuesday morning at a Munich subway station. Munich police tweeted that the policewoman’s injuries were serious and several other people had been injured. Also the suspect was taken into custody. The incident took place on Tuesday morning during a police check […]

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Borussia Dortmund Bus Bombed for Money

By Jenny Bui / April 21, 2017

A man has been charged with the attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus on 11th April which injured two people. The 28 – year – old, who has been identified as Sergej W, was staying in a room at the same hotel the team was staying. The room was overlooking the street, where the […]

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How did thieves steal the world’s second largest coin?

By Jenny Bui / March 29, 2017

On monday morning, thieves stole a 21st century gold coin from a museum in Berlin. The coin bearing the head of Queen Elizabeth II, and which is known as “Big Maple Leaf”, is one of only five coins with a commemorative value that have been issued by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2007. It weighs […]

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Germany to deport two terrorist suspects born in the country

By Jenny Bui / March 22, 2017

Germany has announced it will deport two terror suspects who were born in Germany but whose parents are foreign. This is the first time in German history that people who were born in the country have been deported. Lower Saxony Interior minister Boris Pistorius said the two men, a 27-year-old Algerian and a 22-year-old Nigerian […]

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The Rosenmontag Carnival makes a fool of politicians

By admin / February 28, 2017

Every year in Germany The Rosenmontag Carnival takes place. The most famous part of it is a parade with political caricatures. This year the Germans decided to be very ironic and cruelly depict what is going on nowadays in the  political world. Last Monday the streets of Dusseldorf were filled with drastic pictures of politicians […]

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German Government to Compensate 50,000 Convicted Gays

By Blessing Duke / October 10, 2016

The German government has revealed that plans are being set aside to reimburse more than 50,000 men who were jailed during and after the Nazi era for their sexual orientation. € 30 million ($ 33.6 million) will be set aside to compensate the victims of the anti-gay laws which was revealed by the German daily […]

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Top 10 Migrant Countries

By admin / April 26, 2016

10. Spain – 6,5 million immigrants Spain is the second-largest country in the European Union and has a population of 46.7 million, a huge 12% of whom are foreign-born. This continental European nation has attracted large numbers of immigrants in recent years, for various reasons. Its geographical location and easily breached borders have enabled African […]

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Facebook Say “No” To Hate Speech

By admin / February 29, 2016

Facebook Say “No” To Hate Speech Forget about making Mark Zuckerberg site the “Hatebook”. Now nobody will be able to write vulgar and offensive nonsense about other people. It is mostly hate directed to the minorities and refugees. Something has changed in many peoples minds in the last few years and it is a time […]

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