German Foreign Ministry

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Name: German Foreign Ministry
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 31 mins ago - 3 reports

Consulates in Turkey receive yellow powdery substance

ISTANBUL, TURKEY (FOX) - The consulates of Canada, Belgium, France and Germany were evacuated on Friday after receiving suspicious packages.The U.S. consulate in Istanbul also received an envelope of suspicious yellow powder, but the building was not ... [Published MyFox Birmingham - 2 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Berlin slams Italy Nazi claims court ruling

Italy's National Partisans' Association welcomed the court decision. Photo: DPAItaly's constitutional court has ruled that victims of Nazi-era war crimes can sue Germany in Italian courts, rejecting a UN ruling and provoking a strong reaction from Berlin ... [Published The Local Germany - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Derbas Says Lebanon and Jordan United at Berlin Conference

Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas said the stance of Lebanon and Jordan at the upcoming Berlin conference on the Syrian refugees will be united.In remarks to An Nahar daily published Friday, Derbas said that both countries are suffering from the same ... [Published Naharnet - Oct 24 2014]
Entities: Lebanon, Refugees, Jordan, Berlin
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

Germany raises humanitarian aid to Iraq

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News – 6 minutes agoBerlin, Oct 22 (IANS) Germany has pledged a further 20 million euros (about 25.5 million dollars) in humanitarian aid to Iraq, the foreign ministry said in a statement Tuesday.The additional ... [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Indian schools drop German teaching

Indian pupils enrolled in German classes prepare for Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier's visit to their school. Photo: DPAThousands of children in India will no longer be taught German after the country's education ministry allowed a contract to ... [Published The Local Germany - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: KVS, Teaching, India
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Philippine government clarifies despite Abu Sayyaf’s claim of payment

MANILA: Contradictory to an Abu Sayyaf spokesman’s claim that a ransom was paid in full for the release of German hostages Viktor Stefan Okonek and Henrike Dielen on Friday, the Philippine government has clarified that it did not sanction any payment ... [Published thestar.com.my - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Germany optimistic about prospects for Iran nuclear deal

TEHRAN – German Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer says the negotiations between Iran and the world powers over Tehran’s nuclear program have reached a sensitive phase.   At a press conference in Berlin on Friday, Schafer stated that the talks ... [Published Tehran Times - Oct 19 2014]
Entities: Iran, Nuclear, Germany
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

German hostage couple 'in safe hands'

MANILA - A German couple freed after six months in captivity by Islamist militants in the southern Philippines were in the care of their embassy Saturday, officials said, after a harrowing ordeal that included threats of execution.A special envoy sent ... [Published ENCA - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Media: Germany 'working to build Ebola transport plane'

The German government has commissioned flag carrier Lufthansa to develop special aircraft equipped to carry patients infected with the deadly Ebola virus, a newspaper reported on Sunday.Citing government sources, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 3 reports

Report: No ransom paid to secure release of German hostages, says Manila

MANILA: The Philippine government would not confirm reports that ransom was paid in exchange for the freedom of Germans Viktor Stefan Okonek and Henrike Dielen.“The President (Benigno Aquino III) was happy to receive the news yesterday (Saturday) that ... [Published thestar.com.my - Oct 19 2014]
Entities: Hostage, Kidnapping, Manila
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

Abu Sayyaf, Philippine Militant Group Frees German Hostages After Receiving Ransom

Militants of the Abu Sayyaf group on Friday released two German hostages held by the al Qaeda-linked Philippine group since April, according to media reports . The two hostages were released after a part of the $5.6 million ransom demanded by the militant ... [Published International Business Times - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hostages arrive at German embassy after Philippine ordeal

“With the release from captivity of the two German nationals, our security forces will continue efforts to stem the tide of criminality perpetrated by bandit elements,” President Benigno Aquino’s spokesman Herminio Coloma said in a statement.Germany’s ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 18 2014]

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"The claims against Germany filed in the courts of other countries are utterly inadmissible" said German foreign ministry spokeswoman Sawsan Chebli on Friday
...Referring to one of those Canadian staff members, Eşkinat said,  "The person has been decontaminated as a precaution, and there is no reason to believe that there were chemical or biological agents in the powder" according to NBC News
Claude Rochon, from Canada's department of foreign affairs, trade and development, said: "All staff at the Canadian mission are safe and accounted for."
Ali Sani, who had brought along two four-liter canisters, was silent during the trip. "You think of home," says Ali Sani, "of what you've left behind. But you also think of Europe, of paradise, of the solution to all of your problems. And you wonder: Will I survive this trip?"

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Consulates in Turkey receive yellow powdery sub... [Published MyFox Birmingham - 2 hours ago]
Berlin slams Italy Nazi claims court ruling [Published The Local Germany - 4 hours ago]
Unidentified Yellow Powder Delivered To US, Can... [Published International Business Times - 15 hours ago]
Italy’s Top Court Rules Victims May Sue Germany... [Published Russia Profile - 18 hours ago]
Three Istanbul consulates evacuated [Published Times of Malta - 20 hours ago]
Derbas Says Lebanon and Jordan United at Berlin... [Published Naharnet - Oct 24 2014]
Report: Lebanon Thwarts Attempt to Have a Perma... [Published Naharnet - Oct 23 2014]
Indian schools drop German teaching [Published The Local Germany - Oct 22 2014]
Germany raises humanitarian aid to Iraq [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 22 2014]
XINHUA - Germany increases humanitarian aid to ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 22 2014]
Germany increases humanitarian aid to Iraq [Published China.org.cn - Oct 21 2014]
Death in the Sahara: An Ill-Fated Attempt to Re... [Published Spiegel Online - Oct 21 2014]
German Hostages Released by ISIS Supporting Isl... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 20 2014]
Philippine government clarifies despite Abu Say... [Published thestar.com.my - Oct 20 2014]
Ransomed [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 19 2014]
Germany optimistic about prospects for Iran nuc... [Published Tehran Times - Oct 19 2014]
German hostage couple 'in safe hands' [Published ENCA - Oct 19 2014]
Media: Germany 'working to build Ebola transpor... [Published Deutsche Welle - Oct 19 2014]
Manuel Ochsenreiter: ISIL, A Geopolitical Multi... [Published Fars News Agency - Oct 19 2014]
Report: No ransom paid to secure release of Ger... [Published thestar.com.my - Oct 19 2014]
Hostages arrive at German embassy after Philipp... [Published Saudi Gazette - Oct 19 2014]
Germans now in safe haven [Published Tempo - Oct 19 2014]
No ransom was paid, Palace insists [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 18 2014]
10 more Sayyaf hostages pursued [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 18 2014]
AFP confirms release of the two German hostages [Published Kicker Daily News - Oct 18 2014]
Abu Sayyaf hostages arrive at German embassy in... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 18 2014]
Abu Sayyaf, Philippine Militant Group Frees Ger... [Published International Business Times - Oct 18 2014]
German foreign ministry thanks PHL govt for rel... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 18 2014]
'Full-scale combat rescue mission' vs Abu Sayya... [Published Rappler - Oct 18 2014]
Hostages arrive at German embassy after Philipp... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 18 2014]
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German Hostages Released by ISIS Supporting Isl... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 20 2014]
Two German hostages who were being held by Islamic militants in the Philippines have been released in return for a ransom sum of £3.5million (€5.65million), their captors have claimed. The pair were sailing on board their yacht between Malaysia and ...
Some Thoughts on the Stalin-Hitler Pact [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Sep 25 2014]
Plainly, no event in the 20th century equates to the outbreak of the First World War, rightly compared to the fall of the Roman Empire,  as a moment which utterly altered all that happened after it.  But one moment, in those generally rather dreadful ...
Filipino Jihadists Threaten to Behead Elderly G... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 25 2014]
Islamist militants in the Philippines are understood to be threatening to behead one of two German hostages being held, unless Germany agrees to pay a large ransom and withdraw all support for the US-led attacks on ISIS in Iraq and Syria within 15 days. ...
EUROPE’S AMAZING ANTI-ISRAEL WAYS. I’ve lived i... [Published Instapundit - Jul 27 2014]
EUROPE’S AMAZING ANTI-ISRAEL WAYS. I’ve lived in Europe the past dozen years—in Berlin, Prague, and London. When it comes to Israel, Europe’s ways seldom cease to amaze. . . . Bias against Israel, and Jews, is hardly a rarity across the EU. This ...
Germany, Britain warn citizens to get out of Libya [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 27 2014]
Germany today advised all citizens currently in Libya to immediately leave the strife-torn country, following measures taken by countries including Britain and the United States to protect citizens from increasing violence."The situation is extremely ...
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