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EU migrants sleeping outside Malmö school

Homeless EU migrants have begun to sleep regularly in the yard of Malmö International School, reports Sydsvenskan. Following the destruction of two camps last year, the lack of suitable shelter has intensified, according to the newspaper. The principal and janitor of the school now often find themselves starting their day by waking migrants sleeping in tents in the school’s yard. ...

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EU says member states can start deporting refugees and migrants back to Greece from March

Countries in the EU will be able to return migrants to Greece from mid-March, the European Commission has announced. Brussels hopes the move will help to restore the bloc’s migration policies, which collapsed under a mass influx in 2015. But human rights and refugee agencies have said Greek facilities remain so overcrowded they will simply be unable to cope with ...

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Migrants in Greece Drop Off Grid

As many as 13,000 people who registered in Greece’s migrant camps are unaccounted for and could have slipped north into Europe, according to European immigration officials. The findings, shared with The Wall Street Journal after the officials completed a review of Europe’s Aegean frontier, show Greece hasn’t become the dead end for migrants that Europe wanted it to be. The ...

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Lesbos In Flames: Migrants ‘start huge inferno’ after mother & child die in explosion

ANGRY migrants at Greek refugee camp have reportedly started a fire after a gas explosion killed a mother and a six-year-old child, local media report. The initial explosion is believed to be an accident where the woman was using gas for her cooking. Three children in the same tent were critically injured by the gas explosion. Migrants have reportedly to ...

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Voices from a changing continent The New Europeans

If you’re European, and especially if you’re German, you’ve been living for a year now through an unsettling public debate about what that identity means—and how people born elsewhere fit into it. In late August 2015, the tension over the influx of refugees from the Middle East had grown extreme. Seventy-one people were found dead, abandoned by traffickers, in a ...

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The Czech Republic goes against EU and backs Donald Trump’s Views on migration

THE Czech Republic has shown its backing for US President-elect Donald Trump’s views on migration as the list of countries supporting the Republican continues to grow. Czech president Miloš Zeman openly supported Trump during his election campaign and also backed his fight against the evil Islamic State.After the vote he said: “I agree with his views on migration and the ...

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Migrant Drownings at Record High as Europe Refuses to Turn Boats Back

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) estimates that 340 migrants have drowned in four major shipwrecks over the course of the week, bringing the reported total for November so far to 546. This compares with 141 for the entire month in 2015 and 22 in 2014. All in all, the IOM puts the death toll for 2016 at over 4,600 ...

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Thousands rally against Turkey child sex conviction bill

Thousands of people, including women and children, marched Saturday in Istanbul against a controversial bill that would overturn men’s convictions for child sex assault if they married their victim. “We will not shut up. We will not obey. Withdraw the bill immediately!” the around 3,000 protesters shouted amid claps and whistles as they marched to Kadikoy square on the city’s ...

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German “Alarmed” Over Threat To Election From Fake News And Russians

An intelligence source told BuzzFeed News that they fear 2017’s federal elections could see a repeat of the misinformation and hacking that disrupted the US presidential race. German intelligence agencies have warned that a combination of fake news and Russian interference through hacking and misinformation could disrupt next year’s federal elections in a way that mirrors what happened during the ...

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Europe at Risk of Collapse; France, Germany Must Lead­

The European Union is in danger of breaking apart unless France and Germany, in particular, work harder to stimulate growth and employment and heed citizens’ concerns, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said in the German capital on Thursday. Valls said the two countries, for decades the axis around which the EU revolved, had to help refocus the bloc to tackle ...

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