Merkel: Islamist Terrorism Came to Germany Long Before Refugee Crisis

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

During a campaign event for the Christian Democrats on Wednesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke on the countries recent attacks from Islamist terrorists and countered claims that her open door policy for refugees was the cause, stating that Germany had been facing this threat years before the refugee crisis began. …

Sources: Reuters

Photo: European People’s Party

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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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Backpacks Banned From Oktoberfest After Recent Terror Attacks in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Oktoberfest in Munich is the world’s largest beer festival with attendance of 5.9 million people in 2015, but as Germany has found itself victim to a number of terror attacks in recent weeks, security operations for the 16-day event will be on high alert, and as a safety precaution, there …

Sources: Politico

Photo: Michel Curi [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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A Sad Week For Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany has suffered through a string of violence in the last week, with four attacks of terror in the southern region of the country, and first and foremost we at German Pulse would like to express our deepest sympathy to those who have been affected by the tragic attacks. Our thoughts and …

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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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ISIS Calls Supporters To Turn Germany Into A Battlefield

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ISIS on Thursday released a series of images urging its members in Germany to carry out Brussels-style attacks across Germany with specific targets focusing on the Köln Bonn airport and Chancellor Angela Merkel. In the photo that singles out the Kiln Bonn airport, an ISIS figure is seen looking at …

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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