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World / Crime & Legal Feb 14, 2019

Germany sees 'frightening' rise in anti-Semitic hate crimes

Anti-Semitic offences rose almost 10 percent in Germany last year, and violent attacks were up more than 60 percent, crime statistics showed Wednesday, sparking alarm in the Jewish community. Police recorded 1,646 offenses motivated by hatred against Jews, the highest level in a decade, said ...

Germany's top spy under spotlight amid rise of far-right

World Sep 13, 2018

Germany's top spy under spotlight amid rise of far-right

Secret services typically work away from the limelight, but Germany's top domestic spy, Hans-Georg Maassen, has repeatedly crashed into the public eye, with his latest outing pitting him directly against Chancellor Angela Merkel. After anti-migrant protests rocked the eastern city of Chemnitz, Merkel firmly condemned ...