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Merkel’s border opening took place without a legal basis

A report written by the German parliament’s legal experts has found that parliament and not Angela Merkel should have decided on opening Germany’s borders to refugees in September 2015.  Via: thelocal.de The report by the Bundestag Scientific Office, a team of non-partisan legal experts, stated that it is the role of the Bundestag (German parliament) to decide on all matters of ...

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Hungary: Central Europe Stands United Against Mass Illegal Migration

An alliance of Central European countries led by Hungary has pledged to work together to stem the flow of illegal migrants into Europe at a meeting in Prague. Via: Jack Montgomery Delegations to the Central European Defence Cooperation (CEDC) group from Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, and the Czech Republic were, according to a report on the Hungarian government’s official website, “united against ...

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UK and US marines among 8,000 NATO troops deployed near Russian Border

BRITISH and US marines are among some of the 8,000 Nato troops deployed to Norway for an Arctic warfare exercise to be carried out just miles away from the Russian border. Via: express.co.uk The Joint Viking exercise will be conducted between 100 and 186 miles away from the Russian border as Nato forces will simulate combat in freezing conditions. Around 700 ...

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300 Marines Deployed To Norway Near Russian Border For First Time Since World War II

More than 300 Marines will be deployed to Norway along the Russian border as tensions between Moscow and Washington over conflicts in Ukraine and Syria have provoked new threats of sanctions and military upgrades. The deployment marks the first time a foreign military will be on the ground in Norway since World War II, according to Reuters. The Marines will take part in training and manoeuvres ...

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Austria begins work for HUGE fence along length of Hungarian border

AUSTRIA has begun preparation work for a fence which could quickly be erected along its border with Hungary. The fence could be put along the crossing that hundreds of thousands of migrants used during a wave of arrivals a year ago. The preparations, which involve burying vertical pipes in the ground into which fence poles can be inserted, began on ...

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Norway to build fence on border with Russia

Norway is putting up a steel fence at a remote Arctic border post with Russia after an influx of migrants last year, sparking an outcry from refugees’ rights groups and fears that cross­border ties with the former Cold War adversary will be harmed. The government says a new gate and a fence, about 660 feet long and 11 feet high ...

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ISIS jihadis will slip into Britain through small ports with no border control

Concerns the extremists are using increasingly cunning ways to get into Britain have been raised after it was revealed Border Force only has three boats patrolling the UK’s waters. Crews entering British ports on leisure sailing and motor boats are able to disembark without being questioned, with marinas often not having an official in sight, according to concerned port workers. ...

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Austria passes emergency law allowing asylum-seekers to be turned away at the border

The Austrian parliament adopted a new asylum law on Wednesday that will allow the government to declare a “state of emergency” over the migrant crisis and reject almost all asylum-seekers at the border. The measure will leave Austria with some of the toughest asylum laws in Europe. It comes after a far-Right candidate, Norbert Hofer, won the first round of the country’s presidential ...

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