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Fake News Experiments in Germany: How Social Media Users React to Lies

Fake News Experiments in Germany: How Social Media Users React to Lies

Sputnik: German sociologists conducted a social experiment by launching a nationalistically oriented site called Volksbeobachter. They created several fake profiles in Facebook and started spreading fake news in order to find out how social network users would react to the messages. Fake News 2.0: Video Manipulation Technology Impressive, but Also Dangerous The main goal of the […]

Germany: Russia, Iran Bear Responsibility for Observance of Syria Safe Zones Agreement

Germany: Russia, Iran Bear Responsibility for Observance of Syria Safe Zones Agreement

Responsibility for observance of the memorandum on safe zones in Syria lies upon Russia and Iran, while the Syrian regime relies on their support, according to the German Foreign Ministry. BERLIN (Sputnik) — Russia and Iran are the ones carrying the main responsibility for observance of the memorandum on safe zones in Syria, the German Foreign Ministry said Saturday. “Any […]

Germany elects anti-Trump former FM as president

Germany elects anti-Trump former FM as president

Newly-elected German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (2nd R) is congratulated by German Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel after the presidential election at the Bundesversammlung federal assembly Bundestag (lower house of parliament)on February 12, 2017 in Berlin. (Photo by AFP) Former German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, known for his fierce opposition to US President Donald […]

Germany Reels with Financial Burden from US Buildup

Germany Reels with Financial Burden from US Buildup

Sputnik: The US army’s recent deployment to Eastern Europe via the north German port of Bremerhaven, the largest shipment of military equipment from the US to Europe since the Cold War, is a financial, legal and political burden on Germany, retired German Army Lieutenant Colonel Jochen Scholz told Sputnik.

Too Little Too Late for Merkel: Germany Begins Roundup of Erdogan Terror Cells

Too Little Too Late for Merkel: Germany Begins Roundup of Erdogan Terror Cells

German police have carried out a large-scale operation targeting Islamists across ten German federal states, the country’s Interior Ministry (Bundesministeriums des Innern) reported on Tuesday. The raids took place in 60 cities, including capital Berlin. According to the German media, police have searched offices and mosques believed to have links to the Islamist missionary network ‘The […]

Germany to pour cash into mass surveillance

Germany to pour cash into mass surveillance

Germany’s spies will be working with significantly increased resources next year, if a budget report leaked to three media outlets is approved. The federal domestic intelligence agency, the Verfassungsschutz (BfV) is bidding for an 18-percent budget boost in 2017, up to 307 million euros ($345 million), while the foreign intelligence agency BND will get a 12-percent rise to 808 million euros, according to a report released Thursday by the “Süddeutsche Zeitung” along with public broadcasters NDR and WDR.

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