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The Cyber Threat To Germany's Elections Is Very Real

The Atlantic - 20 Sep 2017
One afternoon in early September, a small group of journalists, policy makers, and visitors in Berlin gathered for a lunch panel discussion, titled “Who's hacking the election—how do we stop the attackers?” Hans-Georg Maassen, the head ...
berlin state election, 2016

Weakened Merkel scrambles to form government

The Sun Daily - 18 Oct 2017
BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel, weakened by poor election results, will from Wednesday seek to forge an unlikely governing coalition from a motley crew of parties that span the political spectrum. Merkel's conservatives, who won a Sept 24 vote ...
berlin state election, 2016

Kulturkampf in Merkel's Germany

Australia-Israel Jewish Affairs Council - 03 Oct 2017
In the September 2016 state elections in Merkel's home state of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, the anti-immigrant AfD garnered 21% to push the CDU into third place, with a paltry 14%. In the Berlin state elections, the CDU gave its worst performance since ...
berlin state election, 2016

Russian Propaganda In Germany: More Effective Than You Think

The American Interest - 17 Oct 2017
In 2015 and 2016, Russian activity in Germany had followed the same toolkit applied in the United States and France: cyberattacks, hacks, and the spread of fake news through the active use of bots, trolls, and pro-Russian TV channels. There was a ...
berlin state election, 2016

Germany's Election Won't Stop the Slide in Relations with Turkey

War on the Rocks - 20 Sep 2017
Hopes for improved ties following the March 2016 E.U.-Turkey migration deal have been displaced by a diplomatic showdown that sees two powerful NATO allies locking horns — familiar ground for Erdogan, but almost unprecedented for post-war Germany ...
berlin state election, 2016

Germany: Facts and figures before Sunday's election

News24 - 21 Sep 2017
CAPITAL: Berlin, with 3.5 million inhabitants, is Germany's biggest city and the second biggest in the European Union after London. POPULATION: The EU's most populous country, Germany had 82.8 million inhabitants at the end of 2016, including 10 ...
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Sebastian Kurz to Hitler comparison sparks uproar in Austria

Deutsche Welle - 16 Oct 2017
The suggested murder is admittedly there and you can see the target placed on him. But the entire context – the post all the way to the satire magazine – indicates that this is not a concrete incitement to murder. I therefore assume that state ...

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