Lebanese authorities warn Germany of possible terrorist attacks

Lebanese authorities have warned of terrorist attacks being planned on targets within Germany, prompting the Justice Ministry in Berlin increase its security measures, authorities said Saturday. "There was a tip from Lebanon - a warning tip," said Stefanie Amft, a spokeswoman for German federal police. She said that the threat was related to the worldwide terrorism threat, but would not give further details. "It is known that Germany is part of this worldwide threat," she said.