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Hamburg attack provokes rift over deportation policy - Deutsche Welle

The debate on deporting criminal foreigners from Germany has intensified after a deadly knife attack in Hamburg. The 26-year-old Palestinian assailant had been pegged for deportation, and was a known Islamist. Suitcase at Leipzig airport. Following the ...and more »

Hamburg knife attack: Federal prosecutors lead probe, say suspect had 'radical Islamist' motive - Deutsche Welle

German federal prosecutors have taken over the probe into a deadly knife attack in Hamburg. Authorities say they believe the 26-year-old suspect was a self-radicalized Islamist extremist who hoped to die as a "martyr." Error loading player: Could not ...and more »

Hamburg knife attacker had 'Islamist motive' -

The 26-year-old, named only as Ahmad A under German privacy laws, told police he was wanted to be a “terrorist”, according to Süddeustche Zeitung newspaper. But police are said to have their doubts over the confession, and believe he may be ...and more »

German parties urge boosted refugee deportations after Hamburg knife attack - Xinhua

On Friday, 26-year-old Ahmad A randomly stabbed shoppers with a 20-centimeter long knife at a Hamburg grocery store, killing one and injuring seven others. Following the attack, passers-by are seen confronting with the knife-wielding attacker with ...and more »

Prosecutors: Hamburg attacker hoped to die as 'martyr' - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

BERLIN - The Palestinian man who fatally stabbed one person and wounded six others at a Hamburg supermarket appears to have radicalized himself and says he decided to commit an attack in hopes of dying a “martyr,” German prosecutors said Monday ...and more »

Hamburg attacker was known to security forces - Reuters

HAMBURG (Reuters) - The migrant who killed one person and injured six others in a knife attack in a Hamburg supermarket was a radicalized Islamist known to German security agencies, but also believed to have psychological problems. Police investigators ...and more »

Hamburg knife attacker acted on 'Islamist motives' – prosecutors - RT

A man who went on a stabbing spree, killing one person and injuring several others at a supermarket in Hamburg, Germany, had a “radical Islamist motive,” prosecutors confirmed in a statement on Monday. Read more. © Morris Mac Matzen Hamburg knife ...and more »

Terror Hits Germany Ahead of Merkel's Re-Election Bid - legal Insurrection (blog)

With almost 50 days to go until the German parliamentary election, the country has been hit by another wave of terror and migrant crime. On Friday, a 'Palestinian' asylum seeker went on a stabbing spree at a Hamburg supermarket before he was ...and more »

The challenge of determining terrorist threats - Focus News

When is someone dangerous? How can you tell? Investigating the deadly knife attack in Hamburg is best kept out of the general election campaign, writes Jens Thurau. A 26-year-old UAE-born Palestinian, denied asylum in Germany, went on a stabbing spree ...and more »