Alahednews Alahednews Merkel Urges Quiet Diplomacy to Resolve Qatar Crisis The German Chancellor said that Doha’s crisis with Gulf neighbors will only be resolved through quiet diplomacy. Merkel Wants EU to Rethink Turkish Accession Talks German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that Turkey was drifting away from the rule of the EU. Merkel Agrees with Debate Rival Schulz: Turkey Shouldn’t Become EU Member The German Chancellor and her debate rival agreed that Turkey should not be part of the EU. Germany: Huge Evacuation in Frankfurt to Defuse WWII Bomb Some 60,000 people were ordered to evacuate the center of the German city of Frankfurt as an operation is due in the city to defuse a bomb dating back German Minister: New US Sanctions Are More Than Problematic German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said the new sanctions against Russia are ’more than problematic’. Germany: Immigrant Population Hits New High The number of people with an immigrant background in Germany rose 8.5 percent to a record 18.6 million in 2016, largely due to an increase in refugees Hamburg Supermarket Attack: One Person Dead, Suspect Held One person was killed and four injured in a stabbing attack Friday at a supermarket in Hamburg, Germany, police said. Report: Berlin Freezes Arms Shipments to Turkey Germany has frozen all arms deliveries to Turkey amid a row between the NATO partners. Germany Threatens to Review Economic Policy toward Turkey Germany will reconsider its economic policy towards Ankara as well as credit and investment programs over the arrests of human rights activists in Tur Germany: G20 Riots Caused Up To $13.8 Mln Insured Damage A group representing German insurers says the rioting that accompanied the Group of 20 summit earlier this month could cost insurance companies up to G20: Dozens Injured As Protesters Clash with Hamburg Police ‘Like Never Before’ An anti-G20 rally in Hamburg erupted into a violent confrontation between police and protesters, injuring dozens of officers by rioters. Hamburg G20: German Police Use Water Cannons against Protesters German riot police used water cannons to disperse a large crowd of protesters rallying in Hamburg against the upcoming G20 summit. Merkel Warns Trump Ahead Of G20 Summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel promised to fight for free trade and press on with multilateral efforts to combat climate change at the G20 summit nex G20: Merkel Seeks United European Front before Stormy Summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel huddles with western European allies Thursday to draw up a battle strategy a week before she hosts what is expected to Germany Scraps Plans to Lease ‘Israeli’ Drones over Objections to Weaponization Germany’s plans to lease ‘Israeli’-made ’Eitan’ drones were suspended on Wednesday, after German lawmakers raised concerns over weapons Merkel Concerned About US Sanctions on Russia Germany shares concerns with other European officials at the impact on Europe of US sanctions on Russia. Germany to Use Face Recognition Technology in Anti-Terror Crackdown Serving its goal to track terrorists, Germany is planning to use face recognition technology and gain access to chat services like WhatsApp. Merkel: Germany Can No Longer Rely on Trump’s America German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Germany and Europe can no longer rely on the US under President Donald Trump. Germans Propose Tax Reforms to Prevent Economic Disaster A group of German financial experts and entrepreneurs proposed a new way to reform the economic and political system in order to avoid its impending c Blasts in Germany Hit Borussia Dortmund Soccer Team’s Bus, Player Hurt Borussia Dortmund’s team bus was attacked with explosives on Tuesday, injuring defender Marc Bartra and forcing the match to be postponed by a day. «Islam Law» to Focus on Funding, Teachings by «Imported Imams» A German official wants ’Islam Law’ to shed light on funding and teachings by ’imported imams’. Germany to Deport two Citizens over Terror Attack Plot Two German-born terror suspects are to be deported. Merkel Calls for Joint Anti-Terrorism Efforts with Russia German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for joint efforts with Russia to battle terrorism. Germany Warns US over Damaging Europe, NATO Germany warned the US against damaging the EU’s cohesion by abandoning shared values and rapprochement with Russia. Germany: Settlement Construction Could Lead to War German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned Thursday that continued illegal ‘Israeli’ settlement construction in the occupied West Bank could lead