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Europe ISIS-claimed German attack presents yet another test for asylum policies

Germany has already begun to make its policies tougher. This week's train attack by a 17-year-old Afghan asylum seeker may push it further in that direction.

The self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) has taken responsibility for an attack by a 17-year-old Afghan asylum seeker who wounded five people with an axe near the southern German city of Würzburg on Monday, calling the attacker an IS “soldier”.

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