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Germany will start database of extremists after discovery of neo-Nazi group

By Associated Press
November 17, 2011

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Germany will create a national database as a clearinghouse for information on far-right extremists amid mounting criticism because its security agencies failed to detect a deadly neo-Nazi terror group for years. Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich said yesterday the new database to be used by all federal and state-level intelligence and police agencies will be modeled on a similar registry for Islamic extremists created after the Sept. 11 attacks.

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