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'Islamist terrorism has arrived in Germany': Bavarian premier


ST. QUIRIN, Germany Germany must face the fact that Islamist terrorism has arrived and respond with tougher security and tighter immigration policies, Bavaria's state premier said on Tuesday.

Bavarian bomber pledged allegiance to Islamic State: minister

ANSBACH, Germany The Syrian who blew himself up in southern Germany, wounding 15 people, had pledged allegiance to Islamic State on a video found on his mobile phone, the Bavarian Interior Minister said on Monday. | Video

World, Syria Jul 25 2016

Britain to have cooler than usual Aug-Oct : The Weather Company

LONDON Below-normal temperatures are expected in Britain and parts of Norway, France and Germany from August to October, with higher than average temperatures across the rest of Europe, The Weather Company said on Monday.

Environment, France, Jul 25 2016

Syrian refugee in Germany arrested after killing woman in machete attack

BERLIN A 21-year-old Syrian refugee was arrested on Sunday after killing a pregnant woman with a machete in Germany, the fourth violent assault on civilians in western Europe in 10 days, though police said it did not appear linked to terrorism. | Video

World, Syria, Jul 25 2016

U.N. memo on South Sudan leaves out criticism of Britain

UNITED NATIONS A final United Nations memo on Britain, Germany, Sweden and Jordan's withdrawals of police from a peacekeeping mission in South Sudan without telling the world body, left out draft language questioning Britain's Security Council veto power.

World, United Nations, Africa Jul 21 2016

In Germany, May seeks to reassure on Brexit, warned over 'limbo'

BERLIN Prime Minister Theresa May sought to reassure Germany on Wednesday over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, stressing her desire to deepen ties with neighboring countries in her first foreign visit as leader. | Video

World, Jul 20 2016

Lufthansa scraps profit goal as attacks hit bookings

FRANKFURT Lufthansa , Germany's largest airline, on Wednesday cut its full-year profit target, saying advance bookings to Europe had declined significantly due to "terrorist attacks in Europe and to greater political and economic uncertainty".

Deals, Aerospace & Defense, Jul 20 2016

Germany fears more 'lone wolf' attacks after train rampage

BERLIN Germany is likely to face more Islamist attacks, its interior minister said on Wednesday, but played down any link between the government's open-door refugee policy and Monday's ax assault on a train in Bavaria.

World, Jul 20 2016

Germany wants G20 to signal stability; Schaeuble to discuss Brexit with Hammond

BERLIN Germany wants a message of stability to emerge from this weekend's G20 meeting in China, where Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble will also meet his newly appointed British counterpart Philip Hammond to discuss Brexit, a senior government official in Berlin said on Wednesday.

World, China, Jul 20 2016

German train ax attack puts Merkel migrant policy back in spotlight

MUNICH A young Afghan who attacked passengers on a train in Bavaria with an ax had entered Germany last summer with a wave of migrants, officials said on Tuesday, raising more questions about Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door refugee policy.

World, Afghanistan, Jul 19 2016

Islamists attack French church, slit priest's throat

SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France Knife-wielding attackers interrupted a French church service, forced the priest to his knees and slit his throat on Tuesday, a murder made even more shocking as one of the assailants was a known would-be jihadist under supposedly tight surveillance. | Video