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They Ride Bikes to Spread Peace: An Innovative Idea by Ahmadiyya Muslim Germany

By Zubair Khan During the current year,utilising the name of Islam, so called ISIS and BO KO Ha ram, hoisting the flags with writing, there is no God except Allah…

Europe’s Malaise: The New Normal?

TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2014 Stratfor By George Friedman Russia and Ukraine continue to confront each other along their border. Iraq has splintered, leading to unabated internal warfare. And the situation…

How Germany Spies on Its Friends

Source: Spiegel. For more than a year now, German officials have criticized the US for the NSA’s mass spying on Europeans and even Chancellor Angela Merkel. Now, embarrassing revelations show…

Holy War’ Arrives in Germany as Salafists Atttack Yazidis

The events in Germany have been met with a sense of foreboding that the war in Syria and Iraq has now arrived on Germany’s doorstep. North Westphalia – By Soeren…

Thoughts of a young Muslim – Part 2 – by Mohammed Saboor Nadeem

Some days ago I met a Pakistani “Uncle” in the Bus. So I put my earphones out to salute him, but rather than greet me back he yelled at me…

Muslim marksman triggers Integration debate

How completely can people with a migrant background integrate into German society? A recent case shows that not every door is open – even to someone who is embracing local…

“Only Islam bothers me more and more,”

Source: The Local  “I don’t believe in God, but at the same time Christianity, Judaism or Buddhism don’t bother me. Only Islam bothers me more and more,” wrote Nicolaus Fest,…

Should Germany ban the burqa?

Photo: DPA Opponents of such a ban here say it would heavily infringe on personal, cultural and religious freedoms and only serve to inflame tensions. Advocates insist the burqa has…

The Boomerang Effect: Sanctions on Russia Hit German Economy Hard

By Matthias Schepp and Cornelia Schmergal The United States and Europe last week announced the imposition of stronger sanctions against Russia in response to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. German…

Germany: Catholics: Numbers of Church resignations increases significantly

Editor’s Note: Please excuse the grammar, ‘google translate’ being used: Last year the Catholic Church in Germany lost almost 180,000 people, significantly more than in 2012; reason for this may…

Germany Wins Football World Cup

Source: BBC Germany were crowned world champions for the fourth time as Mario Gotze’s extra-time winner beat Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final in Brazil. The Germany substitute controlled…

World Cup final pits pope against (former) pope

First, there were humanitarian efforts from Brazil’s churches. Then, official World Cup prayers published by the Church of England. And, most recently, Buzzfeed’s promotion of goalie Tim Howard to the position of America’s…

Retaliation for Spying: Germany Asks CIA Official to Leave Country

In what amounts to a diplomatic earthquake, Berlin has asked the country’s top CIA official to leave Germany. The measures comes in response to the second allegation in a week…

Thoughts of a young Muslim – by Mohammed Saboor Nadeem

Since the Israel-Palestine-Conflict escalated to its climax this month, I recognized that a lot of people are continuously posting slogans, pictures and comments for a free Palestine. What seems to…

Germany destroy Brazil’s final dreams with seven-goal battering

It was the night Germany removed the crown from football royalty. They did so with their own version of the beautiful game and, by the time they had finished, Brazil…

World Cup 2014: Brazil in shock after humiliation by Germany

As Brazil’s supporters wandered in their thousands around the wide avenues of Belo Horizonte late into the night, it was as if the full realisation of the events that had…

Growing Influx: Germany Caught Off Guard By Surge in Refugees

Last Friday, the state interior ministers of Germany’s conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU) convened for a meeting at the stately…

Dumping blame for the Holocaust on the wretched figure of the Grand Mufti is an insult to the six million victims of an evil regime

By Robert Fisk, in the Independent newspaper Dumping blame for the Holocaust on the wretched figure of the Grand Mufti is an insult to the six million victims of an…

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