Munich Refugees Wall

Munich Trumps Trump with Wall to Keep Refugees Out of Sight

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The construction of a massive wall is underway in the Munich suburb of Neupsrlach Sud that will separate residents from a new shelter that will house roughly 160 unaccompanied child refugees once the buildout is complete. Standing at 4 meters (13.1 feet), the Munich wall will stand 0.4 meters (1.3 feet) …

Sources: RT, The Sun

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Angela Merkel Summit

Merkel Receiving Support From Allies for a Fourth Term

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has remained quiet about her intentions to run for a fourth term in the 2017 elections, saying she will make her intentions clear when the time calls for it, but that hasn’t stopped some surprise support from political allies in recent weeks. Manfred Weber, deputy leader of …

Sources: Reuters

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Merkel Supporting Syria Refugees

Is Merkel Really to Blame for Refugees in Germany?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There has been a lot of finger-pointing at German Chancellor Angela Merkel over her welcoming more than 1 million refugees into the country since 2015, and while the leader has faced a backlash around the world, one data analyst looked at some key numbers and suggests that in reality she …

Sources: Zeit Online

Photo: Adam Brown/Crown Copyright

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Google Helps Refugee Kids Code a New Future in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It’s hard to dismiss the negativity surrounding the more than one million refugees making Germany their new home, but many of the migrants are truly looking for a brighter and safer future. Children refugees are often left with few options to receive a proper education in Germany, but Google, and …

Sources: CNET

Photo: Charlotta Wasteson [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Merkel Protesters

Reunification: Merkel Asks Germans to Know Their History Amid Protesters

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a crowd of protesters as she attended a ceremony in Dresden on Monday, marking the 26th anniversary of Germany’s reunification, and her message in response to the event was quite simple: understand your country’s history. The number of protesters outside of the ceremony was believed to be …

Sources: Reuters, AP

Photo: Metropolico [Flickr]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Angela Merkel Summit

Merkel Seeks Help From EU to Send Illegal Refugees Home

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

As German Chancellor Angela Merkel enters into what could be her last year in office, she is repeatedly realizing her open border policy for all asylum-seekers is doing an enormous amount of damage to the country and its political system. While she has admitted her mistakes, Merkel has still held a …

Sources: DW

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Refugee Children

ISIS Recruiters Set Eyes on Refugee Children in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In a new report issued on Wednesday, children in German refugee camps are increasingly becoming prime targets for ISIS recruiters, hoping to take advantage of the innocent minds that can become instruments for large scale attacks in the region. Most of the children are believed to have been approached while away or …

Sources: Daily Mail

Photo: Hendrik Wieduwilt [Flickr]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Just How Much of Germany’s Population Comes From Migrants?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

New numbers on the German population are out from Germany’s Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) and the most recent data shows that 21 percent of those living in the country are from a migrant background. It’s quite a large number, making Germany the second largest host of international migrants, but what does …

Sources: DestatisRT News

Photo: Georgie Pauwels [Flickr]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Merkel Admits Mistakes Were Made With Her Refugee Policy

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In an interview set to be released in Wednesday’s Sueddeutsche Zeitung, German Chancellor Angela Merkel reflects on the last twelve months and the criticism she and her party have faced over the refugee policies. Instead of her usual defense, Merkel takes a new turn, admitting that she has made some mistakes in …

Sources: Reuters

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Declining Popularity Isn’t Stopping Merkel From Striking Refugee Deal with Italy

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

German Chancellor Angela Merkel this week has entered into a new deal with Italy that will see the country begin offloading its many refugees to the German nation starting in September, in a move that shows that she is holding firm to her open door policy despite her falling popularity. This …

Sources: Reuters, Express

Photo: Susanne Nilsson [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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