Ex-IS member guilty of genocide for chaining up Yazidi girl to die in the sun

Defendant convicted in a German court after enslaving a Yazidi woman and her five-year-old daughter In a landmark verdict, a former member of the Islamic State group has been found guilty of genocide by a German court over the death of a five-year-old Yazidi girl he had bought as a slave and then chained up in theContinue reading “Ex-IS member guilty of genocide for chaining up Yazidi girl to die in the sun”

Suspected Omicron coronavirus case found in Germany

The Omicron variant of the coronavirus has probably arrived in Germany, officials in the western state of Hesse said on Saturday, after mutations were found in a passenger arriving from South Africa. “Last night several Omicron-typical mutations were found in a traveller returning from South Africa,” tweeted Kai Klose, social affairs minister in Hesse, homeContinue reading “Suspected Omicron coronavirus case found in Germany”

Germany: Frankfurt police unit to be disbanded over far-right chats

A special police unit will be disbanded after investigators found right-wing extremist messages shared by some of its members. Police from the central German city of Frankfurt am Main have decided to disband the city’s Special Task Force (SEK) following the discovery of far-right extremist messages in group chats, a state official said on Thursday. Interior Minister forContinue reading “Germany: Frankfurt police unit to be disbanded over far-right chats”

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