Hundreds of policemen raid brothel in Germany

Nine hundred police officers have taken part in a raid on one of Germany’s biggest brothels in Berlin, making six arrests over alleged human trafficking and tax fraud. The operation follows months of investigation into the Artemis brothel. Brothel managers are accused of evading some €17.5m (an equivalent of £14m or $19.7m) in social security… Read More Hundreds of policemen raid brothel in Germany

Several dead as passenger trains collide head-on in Germany

Two passenger trains have collided in the German state of Bavaria, with police saying several people have been killed and scores injured. The head-on crash happened at Bad Aibling, a spa town about 60km (37 miles) south-east of Munich. One of the trains was derailed in the crash and several carriages were overturned, German media… Read More Several dead as passenger trains collide head-on in Germany

Seven detained in connection with suicide bombing that rocked Turkey two days ago

A massive explosion rocked a square in the historic Sultanahmet district of the Turkish city of Istanbul on Tuesday left at least 10 people dead and 15 others injured. The Turkish authorities suspect a terror attack was the cause of the blast, a government official said, asking for anonymity. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu convened an emergency security… Read More Seven detained in connection with suicide bombing that rocked Turkey two days ago

Train stations evacuated over terror attacks threat in Munich, Germany

Two train stations in Munich, Germany, were evacuated and train service stopped on New Year’s Eve, a spokesman for the Munich police said, citing concerns of a possible terror plot. The planned suicide attacks were reported to be connected to ISIS, officials said. Police had received “concrete information that strongly indicates that there are possible… Read More Train stations evacuated over terror attacks threat in Munich, Germany