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German travellers hold the world’s strongest passport

The most – and least – powerful passports in the world German travellers hold the world’s strongest passport and can visit the most countries without needing to apply for a visa, according to a newly-updated travel index. Via: independent.co.uk A total of 157 countries offer Germans either visa-free access or a visa on arrival, making citizens of the central European nation the ...

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Germany’s New “hate speech” Bureau

A married couple, Peter and Melanie M., were prosecuted and convicted in July 2016 of creating a Facebook group that criticized the government’s migration policy. Also, in July 2016, 60 people suspected of writing “hate speech” online had their homes raided by German police. Via : gatestoneinstitute.org None of the above seems to be enough, however, for the president of the ...

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Polish PM Beata Szydlo welcomed US troops to her country

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo welcomed US troops to her country at a formal ceremony Saturday, saying it was a “great day” that would help ensure Poland’s security.    Via : cnn.com Some 4,000 US soldiers have been deployed as part of troop rotations to Europe that the Pentagon has said are intended to bolster ties with NATO allies and send ...

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Germany’s top court rejects bid to ban right NPD party

Germany’s highest court on Tuesday threw out a bid to ban the far-right NPD party, arguing that the xenophobic fringe outfit is too insignificant to spell a real threat to the democratic order.  Via: rt.com  The judges admitted in their ruling that the ideology espoused by the National Democratic Party (NPD) has much in common with Nazism, such as its use ...

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Austria’s right party wants to ‘ban’ Islam

The head of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party called on Saturday for a total ban on “fascistic Islam.”  Via: washingtonpost.com Heinz Christian Strache told an audience in Salzburg that he wanted to see a ban of Muslim symbols, something like the Austrian law that bans Nazi symbols. And he warned that Islam posed an existential threat to Europe. “Let us put an end to ...

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Hungary to Crack Down on All Soros-Funded NGOs

Hungary plans to crack down on non-governmental organizations linked to billionaire George Soros now that Donald Trump will occupy the White House, according to the deputy head of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s party.  Via: bloomberg.com The European Union member will use “all the tools at its disposal” to “sweep out” NGOs funded by the Hungarian-born financier, which “serve global capitalists and ...

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Brünnhilde

Brünnhilde, is a shieldmaiden and a valkyrie in Germanic mythology, where she appears as a main character in the Völsunga saga and some Eddic poems treating the same events. Under the name Brünnhilde she appears in the Nibelungenlied and therefore also in Richard Wagner’s opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen. She may be inspired by the Visigothic princess Brunhilda of ...

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German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel calls for ban on Islamist mosques

Social Democrats leader and German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel has called for tougher measures against Islamist trends in Germany. His demands come just weeks after the “Islamic State”-claimed terror attack in Berlin. Via: dw.com In an interview with German weekly Der Spiegel, German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said that “Salafist mosques must be banned, communities dissolved, and the preachers should be expelled ...

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Norway MP: ‘We won’t end up like no-go zone Sweden’

A GOVERNMENT politician has said the lawless conditions pushing Sweden to breaking point must never be allowed to flourish in Norway. Via: express.co.uk Progress Party leader Siv Jensen gave a fiery speech on Tuesday evening, kicking off the battle for the electorate’s vote ahead of general election in September this year.The Finance Minister, who’s party is in a coalition government with ...

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Austria NYE Sex Attacks Just After Police give Pocket alarms to prevent sexual abuse on NYE

Emergency services were inundated Saturday night across Austria as multiple reports of sex assaults emerged, many committed by young men described as having a foreign appearance. Via: breitbart.com Although Cologne was the focus of migrant-perpetrated sex attacks last year, there were also many cases that occurred in neighbouring Austria. New police reports show that the situation hasn’t changed from last ...

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