Germany calls for new security measures after string of attacks

August 11, 2016 1:08 PM

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Germany calls for new security measures after string of attacks

BERLIN — Following a spate of terror attacks in Germany and neighboring nations, Germany’s interior minister proposed new security measures Thursday, including fast-track deportations and a bid to strip citizenship from German nationals who fight for the Islamic State.

The push amounts to the most direct response in Germany to a string of terror attacks, including two by asylum seekers who had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. It also underscores a shift toward more aggressive security steps in a nation often resistant to heavy-handed state tactics followin...

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