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Berlin stops plans for Islamic day-care centre

Verein Morgenland e.V., an association with suspected ties to an Islamist political party called Hizb ut-Tahrir has submitted an application to open an Islamic day-care centre in the Berlin district of Mitte.

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Former VW execs charged in corruption case

Volkswagen's ex-workers council chairman, Klaus Volkert, was sentenced Friday to two years and nine months in prison for his involvement in a multi-million euro corruption scandal that included prostitutes and free vacations.