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European Islamization Rapidly Rising

Jewish Press 29 May 2014
By Soeren Kern

On April 28, envoys from Saudi Arabia and other Muslim countries accused the Norwegian government of doing too little to protect its Muslim minority, and called for all criticism

 

Video: Thousands protest at Erdogan German rally

The Local 29 May 2014

Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Germany on Saturday, splitting the large Turkish community between passionate street protesters and conservative supporters flocking to what was widely seen as a campaign speech.

 

Turkey Needs Germany as a Scapegoat

Gates of Vienna 27 May 2014
By Baron Bodissey

The recent visit to Cologne by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has caused a lot of discussion in the German media. JLH has translated an article about Mr. Erdogan’s provocative words in Cologne, and includes this introductory note:

 

Gang Raping, "I Love Al-Qaeda" and Who Is Advancing Islam?

Gatestone Institute 25 May 2014
By Soeren Kern

In Austria, police say they believe that two teenage girls who vanished from their homes in the capital of Vienna on April 10 may be in Turkey, and that whoever helped them get there is using them as pin-up girls to boost recruitment efforts for the "holy war" in Syria.

 

Merkel appeals for Erdogan’s restraint

Times Of Malta 25 May 2014

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in a newspaper interview, called on Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan to be restrained in a speech he is due to deliver in Cologne to almost

 

Erdogan visit polarizes Germany's Turks

DW 25 May 2014

German politicians of all stripes have spoken out against Recep Tayyip Erdogan's upcoming visit to Cologne. Germany's large Turkish minority is split on whether to embrace

 

Many Turkish-German hearts beat for Erdogan

Deutsche Welle 25 May 2014

It's still quiet at 9:30 in the morning on Cologne's Keupstrasse. The smell of freshly baked flatbread wafts from a bakery. Most of the people in the neighborhood have Turkish

 

Refugee Blames Germany for His Life of Crime

Badische Zeitung, translated from German by Frau Katze: 15-year-old refugee portrays everyday life in Stühlinger Young refugees are involved with drugs and crime. This is

 

Qatar’s Glencore Kingmaker Breaks Exile in Deutsche Deal

Businessweek 20 May 2014
By Alaa Shahine and Robert Tuttle

Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr Al Thani, who played a key role in Glencore International Plc (GLEN)’s takeover of Xstrata Plc, is returning to dealmaking a year after his

 

How Qatar became Europe’s top power-broker

CNBC 20 May 2014
By Helia Ebrahimi

When in distress, American banks call Warren Buffett. In Europe, banks have turned instead to the Middle Eastern principality of Qatar. This one-time impoverished

 

Berlin Urges Erdogan to Show Restraint at German Rally

Wall Street Journal 20 May 2014
By Harriet Torry

BERLIN—The German government urged the Turkish prime minister to watch his words at a coming rally in Cologne, underlining the deteriorating relations between Turkey and

 

Germany urges restraint ahead of Erdogan's planned speech in Cologne

Deutsche Welle 20 May 2014

The German government has urged Turkey’s prime minister to exercise restraint when he visits the country on the weekend. This followed calls from some German politicians for

 

Turk Angered in German Hospital Over Crosses on the Wall

A Catholic hospital may not have crosses on the walls in the opinion of one Turk. On the morning of May 10, a 34 year-old Turk visited the Catholic St. Josef Hospital in

 

Persecuted Christians flee Iran, find hope and homes in Germany

FoxNews 19 May 2014
By Benjamin Weinthal

Iranian-born Muslims who converted to Christianity are breathing new spiritual life into communities across Germany, where they are fleeing to in increasing numbers to escape

 

Germany: Islamists Infiltrating Schools in Hamburg

Gatestone Institute 15 May 2014
By Soeren Kern

    The document warns that increasing numbers of students in Hamburg are being influenced by Islamist propaganda and are embracing radical Islam and idolizing jihadist fighters in Syria.

The problems in Hamburg are drawing renewed attention to the alarming growth of Salafism in Germany. Salafists openly state that they want to replace democracy in Germany

 

German Alevi groups protest Erdogan's 'atheist Alevi' remarks

CIHAN 9 May 2014

Leading Alevi groups in Germany have rallied against Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Tuesday remarks, accusing what he called "a handful of atheist Alevis" of

 

Erdogan accuses German president of "dishonesty”

Turkishpress.com 6 May 2014

ANKARA – Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized the visiting German president for "unmeasured” criticism against the Turkish government. "We had a two-hour

 

Gauck opens Turkish-German University, faces harsh words from Erdogan

Deutsche Welle 6 May 2014

Gauck and Turkish President Abdullah Gul jointly unveiled a plaque marking the opening of the Turkish-German University in Istanbul on Tuesday. Speaking at the ceremony, Gauck

 

Scorpions drummer James Kottak jailed in Dubai

BBC News 2 May 2014

The drummer for the German rock band Scorpions has been sentenced to one month in jail in Dubai for offensive behaviour, according to local media. They say James Kottak, an

 

Gauck focussing on freedom in Turkey

Deutsche Welle 2 May 2014

German President Joachim Gauck will address issues such as the rule-of-law and freedom of speech during his visit to Turkey. But the trip is unlikely to attract much media

 
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