Alahednews Alahednews German Court Rejects Call For Ex-Catalan Leader to Be Rearrested A German court Tuesday rejected a request from prosecutors to take former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont back into custody pending a decision on whe Germany to Build Deportation Centers for Unwanted Migrants Germany is setting up mass holding centers to house unsuccessful asylum seekers and speed up their deportations. Merkel to Meet Putin for Talks on Syria, Ukraine German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. Merkel on Iran Deal: We Experienced Setback in EU-US Relations German Chancellor Angela Merkel commented on the recent developments around the Iran nuclear deal in light of the recent US withdrawal from it. Merkel: Europe Can No Longer Rely on US «to Protect It» Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Europe can no longer rely on the US to protect it. Germany: SPD Urge Merkel’s Conservatives to Speed up Euro Zone Reform Germany’s Social Democrats Tuesday raised the pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives to back proposals to reform the euro zone as Almost 65% of Germans Not Satisfied With Work of New Gov’t A poll showed that 64 percent of Germans are not satisfied with the work of the new German government. Former Catalan Leader Released after Paying $91K Bail Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was released from a German prison after paying a bail of $91566 USD. Germany’s AfD Slams Merkel’s Move to Expel Russian Diplomats over Skripal Case Germany’s AfD slammed the chancellor’s decision to expel Russian diplomats over Skripal case without proof. Merkel Heading to France for Talks with Macron on EU Reforms The German Chancellor is heading to France for talks with French President over EU reforms. Angela Merkel Takes Oath of Office for Fourth Term German Chancellor Angela Merkel took the oath of office for fourth term in parliament. Merkel to Launch Her Fourth German Gov’t German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday starts her fourth and likely final term at the helm of Europe’s biggest economy. Germany: 100 Egyptians Deported for Residency Permit Violation Egyptian airport officials said that 100 Egyptians landed in Cairo after being deported from Germany over residency permit violations, the first actio Germany: Merkel’s CDU Votes on Coalition Deal after New Cabinet Picks Germany’s Christian Democrats [CDU] meet on Monday to approve a coalition deal with the Social Democrats [SPD] German Coalition Agreement Slams «Israeli» Settlements Germans sealed a deal on a new coalition explicitly criticizing ’Israeli’ settlements. Merkel Optimistic About Successful, Swift Coalition Talks with SPD German Chancellor is optimistic about the successful and swift coalition talks with the SPD. Germany to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia for Its Devastating War in Yemen Germany announced it will stop selling weapons to countries involved in the devastating war in Yemen. Germany: Merkel’s Conservatives, SPD Agree Coalition Blueprint German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and the Social Democrats agreed after all-night talks on Friday to a blueprint for formal coalition Merkel: «Big Obstacles» Still in Way of Germany Coalition Deal The German Chancellor said the country’s top parties still had ’big obstacles’ to surmount before reaching a new coalition deal. Germany: Court Clears Suspect in ’Suicide Bomb Plot’ A German court said Wednesday it is releasing one of three terror suspects arrested for allegedly planning coordinated suicide bombings in Duesseldorf Germany: Police Find Explosive at Potsdam Christmas Market German police on Friday investigated a possible explosive containing nails close to a Christmas market in Potsdam. Germany in Crisis as Coalition Talks Collapse The German Chancellor was left battling for political survival after high-stakes talks to form a new government collapsed. Germany Bans Children’s Smartwatches over Spying Concerns Germany banned children’s smart watches over concerns they were espionage devices disguised as toys. Danger of War, Germany Warns After Trump’s Move on Iran Nuke Deal Germany warns of the danger of war if the US terminates Iran nuclear deal. Germany’s AfD Leader to Resign after Election Success AfD Leader Frauke Petry announces her decision to resign after the success of election.