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British defence secretary: Isis fighters should be hunted down and killed

Britons who have fought for Islamic State abroad should be hunted down and killed to ensure they never return to the UK, the defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, has said. Via: Jessica Elgot In the strongest remarks yet from a senior cabinet minister, Williamson suggested there was deliberate targeting of British jihadists by the armed forces fighting Isis as the group retreats in Syria and ...

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EU takes Hungary to ECJ over crackdown aimed at George Soros

The EU is taking Hungary to the European court of justice (ECJ) over Viktor Orbán’s crackdown on political freedoms and a leading university, as Brussels steps up its fight to protect democratic values in central Europe. Via: Jennifer Rankin The Hungarian government was referred on Thursday to the court in relation to a higher education law that could force the closure of Central ...

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ISIS group urges lone-wolf attacks on children in West

A group affiliated with the Islamic State is calling on lone wolves in America and Europe to attack Western children in retaliation for the death of Muslim children during airstrikes in Syria, according to an intelligence group. Via:  Cristina  Maza  The message was posted in a pro-ISIS Telegram channel on Monday and spread across a variety of pro-ISIS chat groups. “I wish that I ...

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Europe’s Growing Muslim Population

The Muslim population in some European countries could triple by 2050 while it will barely change in others, according to new projections released by the Washington-based Pew Research Centre. Via: Brünnhilde The report, Europe’s Growing Muslim Population, shows a stark west-east divide. The Muslim share of Germany’s population could grow from 6.1% in 2016 to 19.7% in 2050 if high migration continues, ...

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Norway School Includes Koran Verses in Christmas Program

An elementary school in the city of Skien, Norway has announced its Christmas festivities this year will include not only the usual reading of verses from the Bible by students but also two verses from the Koran. Via: cbn.com     All of the verses in question are about Jesus, which Islam considers a prophet and not the Son of God. Hanne ...

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Sipilä: Islam’s growing presence a challenge for Finland, Europe

Islam’s growing presence poses a challenge for both Finland and Europe, estimates Prime Minister Juha Sipilä Via: helsinkitimes.fi Sipilä commented on the issue while speaking to reporters at the Parliament House on Wednesday, underscoring that work remains to be done to both enhance the transparency of how religions are practised and improve the religious literacy of Finns. “If these things are ...

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Russia Admitted the Radiation Cloud Over Europe Is Real

After months of denial, Russia has now confirmed the detection of higher than normal levels of a radioactive isotope over much of Europe in September 2017. The confirmation comes after the French IRNS report on the incident was released earlier in November. Via: Dom Galeon  It’s Confirmed In September 2017, multiple monitoring agencies detected an unusual amount of radiation hovering over ...

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Terrorism on the rise in Germany

The number of terror-related investigations opened by German police this year jumped from 250 to 1,000 the past year – a dramatic increase in a country still reeling from a string of deadly terrorism attacks. Via: Don Snyder During a recent broadcast on German television, Holger Munch, director of the Federal German Police, said the terror threat is high and will ...

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Sweden has 65,000 nuclear shelters, Now it wants more.

Scandinavia may not be right in the path of a future nuclear exchange between the United States and North Korea, but given the latest threats between the two countries, it’s not taking any chances. Via: Rick Noack Last month, Norway’s Nobel Peace Prize Committee handed a group dedicated to abolishing nuclear weapons its award. Now, the Swedish government is looking into ...

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DF: Foreigners should not be allowed to run in Danish local elections

Denmark’s nationalist Danish People’s Party (Dansk Folkeparti, DF) wants to change rules to prevent foreign citizens from running in municipal and regional elections. Via: Michael Barrett  Parliament will on Thursday open discussion of a proposal by the party to introduce rules requiring non-Danish citizens to pass an extended Danish language test before being approved to run in the elections, TV2 reported on Wednesday. ...

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