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Munich knife attack: One dead as man shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ attacks four at train station in Grafing, Germany

One killed, three wounded in attack near Munich, Germany Attack took place at 5am local time at train station in Grafing Attacker reportedly shouted “Allahu akbar” and “you infidels!” Suspect arrested, identified as German citizen, 27 Attacker “suffered from psychiatric issues” A German man has been arrested after several people were stabbed at a train station near Munich early Tuesday. One victim died ...

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Denmark wants to stay out of EU asylum distribution plan

The Danish government has promised to do everything it can to land an agreement with the EU that would see Denmark escaping a requirement to accept an EU-defined number of asylum seekers, while retaining its right to send asylum seekers back to other EU countries. Current EU rules for asylum seekers, known as the Dublin System, state that refugees must ...

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Erdogan seeks injunction against German media boss for backing Böhmermann

A lawyer for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday he was seeking a preliminary injunction from Cologne’s Regional Court against Mathias Döpfner. Attorney Ralf Höcker said he took the step because the Axel Springer chief had repeated an accusation of bestiality contained in Jan Böhmermann’s poem. Höcker said the Cologne court had already gagged a filmmaker who made a ...

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The Swiss Defense Department was recently victim of a cyber attack

The Swiss Defense Department was recently a victim of a cyber attack, the offensive has come after a presentation on cyber espionage to the Federal Intelligence Service. The cyber attack was announced by the Swiss defense minister Guy Parmelin that explained that the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sports was targeted by hackers. The Vaud SVP politician Guy Parmelin heads the ...

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ISIS jihadis using ‘fake passports from Bulgaria’ to get into Western Europe

In a recent update, Italian media reports that Bulgarian-made fake passports with Schengen visas were found in the belongings of jihadist fighters who had been operating in Southern Italy and who were arrested in November. The suspected jihadist cell was reportedly mainly made up of Iraqis and Iranians, based on an intercepted phone conversation between two of the suspects. They ...

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Poland will not accept refugees: ruling party leader

Law and Justice leader Jarosław Kaczyński also said that Poland would oppose European Commission proposals that would see EU member states having to pay EUR 250,000 per refugee if they refuse to accept their share of asylum-seekers. Answering questions from internet users, Kaczyński said: “After recent events connected with acts of terror will not accept refugees because there is no ...

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Bulgaria tо Return Migrants to Turkey from June 1

Bulgaria will be able to send back migrants who have crossed its border with Turkey illegally from June 1, according to the protocol signed between Sofia and Ankara on Thursday. The country is the first among EU member states to sign the protocol, which sets procedures for sending refugees back to Turkey. “The most important thing is that we are ...

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BRUSSELS’ decision to fine countries €250,000 for every refugee they refuse to admit has been blasted as BLACKMAIL

Hungary, Poland and Slovakia have all lashed out at the decision, which will leave countries who wish to control their own borders with bills of hundreds of millions of euros. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said the plan, which was announced today, was a “dead-end street.” He said: “Regarding the fines proposed by the European Commission, it is blackmailing.” Polish ...

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‘There is NO place for Islam in our politics’ poll highlights Germany’s discontent

The results hint at a dramatic changing attitude of the nation’s population towards the religion over the past year, which has seen the arrival of more than one million migrants. In January, 37 per cent of people said Islam did have a place in Germany, but this has dropped to just 22 per cent, according to figures released by tabloid ...

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European Union Proposes Visa­Free Travel for Turks

The European Union authorities proposed visa­free travel in the bloc for Turkish citizens on Wednesday, a significant step for the group of 28 nations as it struggles to come to terms with the migrant crisis and hew to its humanitarian values. An accord reached on March 18, in which the bloc pledged to introduce visa waivers by the end of ...

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