Masoud Aqil spent eight months as a prisoner of the so-called "Islamic State" in Syria. He was held in the terrorists' torture chambers, but was able to escape. Now he's helping German investigators.
The German government supported the airstrikes by the US, UK and France in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack. But a new report has said the airstrikes infringed upon international law.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the German government supports the joint airstrikes in retaliation for the Syrian government's suspected use of chemical weapons. Some other German politicians have different views.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has shed some light on Germany's position as tensions flare in Syria. She said Germany stood ready to assist its allies, but that Germany's military would not be involved.
The German government has not yet responded in kind to the apology offered by Macedonia to a German citizen abused by the CIA in 2003. The wrongfully imprisoned Khalid al-Masri says he was tortured while in custody.
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