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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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The ISIL fights in Europe

Don’t buy their propaganda of ‘retaliation’ for Western strikes in Syria. The jihadist group has larger ambitions in Germany and France. The so-called Islamic State rushed to claim responsibility for last week’s Christmas market attack in Berlin, even with the alleged terrorist Anis Amri then on the run. (The 24-year-old Tunisian was killed a few days later in Milan.) The ...

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Czech President Links Europe Terror Attacks to Islamic Migration Wave

The Czech president has linked recent attacks in Europe to the ongoing influx of Islamic migrants escaping war-torn, poverty-stricken countries. Milos Zeman told Czechs in his annual Christmas speech on Monday that “today almost no one doubts the connection between the migration wave and terrorist attacks.” In order to prevent terrorist attacks on Czech soil, the president said that the ...

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Europe face a grim future with terrorism as a fact of life

New Islamic State efforts to sow terror in Europe are pushing counter terrorism authorities to their limits, forcing citizens and their leaders to resign themselves to a new era where attacks may be a fact of life, not an exception. European Union leaders say they have swept away barriers among security agencies and bolstered border controls in the wake of ...

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Germany’s Right rises

Five days after Donald Trump became the next president of the United States, the south Munich chapter of Germany’s far-right party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), held its first meeting since the U.S. election. In a traditional Bavarian tavern on a quiet residential street, 50-some party members and supporters drank beer and celebrated the victory that they felt was, in many ...

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Stockolm Rape Syndrome

On Wednesday’s Breitbart News Daily, documentary filmmaker Ami Horowitz told the story of his venture into one of the controversial Muslim “no-go zones” in Europe. Horowitz recalled traveling to Stockholm, Sweden, because, “believe it or not, Sweden has taken in more Islamic refugees per capita than any Western nation, maybe even than any nation on the earth, including Turkey.” “Over ...

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Europe’s anti-immigrant leaders are taking Trump’s show on the road

Europe’s far-right leaders on Wednesday heralded Donald Trump’s victory as a sign that they were on the verge of a historic sweep through Western nations to upend the post-Cold War globalized world order. From Viennese cafes to hard-luck coastal French towns to the ex-Communist flatlands of eastern Germany, anti-immigrant Europeans with views similar to Trump’s said they could no longer ...

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Boy, 15, ‘gang-raped by five blade-wielding Afghan Muslims migrants in Swedish forest’

A GANG of five Afghan migrants have been arrested and charged after allegedly raping a boy at knifepoint in Sweden. Swedish authorities today revealed that the teenagers had been charged with aggravated rape of a minor after allegedly dragging the lad, who is under 15, into a wooded area near the city of Uppsala, north of Stockholm. The alleged attack ...

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Europe’s Rising Right: A Guide to the Most Prominent Parties

Amid a migrant crisis, sluggish economic growth and growing disillusionment with the European Union, far-right parties — some longstanding, others newly formed — have been achieving electoral success in a number of European nations. Here is a quick guide to eight prominent far-right parties that have been making news; it is not a comprehensive list of all the Continent’s active ...

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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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