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BERLIN | Germany bans 2 Kurdish publishing houses for backing PKK

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s top security official on Tuesday banned two publishers for allegedly belonging to a banned Kurdish organization. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said he banned the publishers Mezopotamien Verlag und Vertrieb GmbH and the MIR Multimedia GmbH because they support the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK. Authorities searched the two publishing … Continue reading BERLIN | Germany bans 2 Kurdish publishing houses for backing PKK

BERLIN | Germany bans 2 Kurdish publishing houses

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s top security official has banned two publishers for allegedly belonging to a banned Kurdish organization. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said Tuesday that he banned the publishers Mezopotamien Verlag und Vertrieb GmbH and the MIR Multimedia GmbH because they support the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK. The interior minister said … Continue reading BERLIN | Germany bans 2 Kurdish publishing houses

BERLIN | The Latest: Germany’s Seehofer to remain interior minister

BERLIN — The Latest on the announcement that Germany’s top security official will stay on as interior minister, but give up party post (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Germany‘s top security official Horst Seehofer says he’s stepping down as head of his party but will remain interior minister in Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s Cabinet. Seehofer had … Continue reading BERLIN | The Latest: Germany’s Seehofer to remain interior minister

BERLIN | German minister: Mistakes made in Chemnitz suspects’ cases

BERLIN — Germany’s top security official says mistakes were made in the cases of two asylum-seekers who have been implicated in the slaying of a German man that sparked large-scale far-right protests in Chemnitz. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said Tuesday that poor communication between Germany’s migration office and other authorities meant the deadline was missed … Continue reading BERLIN | German minister: Mistakes made in Chemnitz suspects’ cases