Up to 60,000 refugees are stranded in Greece awaiting approval to be reunited with their families located elsewhere in Europe. This has prompted many to launch hunger strikes in protest at the process which can take several months to complete.
A military security system, which would include Russia, should be set up instead of NATO, Sahra Wagenknecht, leader of the German Left party said in an interview, echoing Trump’s recent statements on NATO.
Germany is increasingly vulnerable to security threats from the overwhelming refugee influx, new figures show. German security services say over 1,000 Islamists could commit “serious crimes,” and many Germans feel their country is now unsafe.
A Somali man has filed a criminal complaint against the United States and Germany for their roles in the alleged drone killing of his father, whom he claims was an innocent man caught up in an attack on a suspected member of Islamist group Al-Shabaab.
In the wake of ever-increasing cyber-security threats, Germany has passed legislation ordering that over 2,000 essential service providers implement new minimum information security standards or face penalties if they fail to do so within two years.
As the US keeps pressing European governments to restructure Greek debt as part of the new bailout, the German Finance Minister has jokingly told his US counterpart to better advise the countries which owe debt repayments to Washington.