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Hungary Refuses to Take 5,000 Muslim Migrants From Sweden

Hungary has refused a request by the Swedish government to take in 5,000 Migrants, and the Swedes want to take the matter to court. Via: svd.se The Hungarian government has long held a position against the redistribution of migrants from other European countries going as far as holding a referendum on the subject last October. But Sweden is insisting that under European Union ...

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Germany slams ‘intimidating’ £300bn White House bill

Angela Merkel will reportedly ignore Donald Trump’s attempts to extricate £300bn from Germany for what he deems to be owed contributions to Nato.  Via: independent.co.uk The controversial President is said to have had an ‘invoice’ printed out outlining the sum estimated by his aides as covering Germany’s unpaid contributions for defence. Said to be presented during private talks in Washington, the move has been met ...

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Russian diplomats keep dying unexpectedly

Six Russian diplomats have died since November, in addition to an aide to a former deputy prime minister. All but one died on foreign soil. Some were shot, while other causes of death are unknown. Note that a few deaths have been labeled “heart attacks” or “brief illnesses.” Here’s what you need to know:  Via: axios.com  You probably remember Russia’s Ambassador ...

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Afghan Muslim accused of raping and murdering EU official’s teenage daughter had previously tried to kill a woman by throwing her off a CLIFF

Hussein Khavari is being detained over the murder of Maria Ladenburger, 19 He has previously been sentenced to 10 years for pushing a woman off a cliff in Corfu in 2014 It is unclear why he was released from youth detention early  Maria Ladenburger was killed in October in Freiburg, Germany  A teenaged Afghan Muslim accused of raping and murdering a ...

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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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EU criticises Turkey but not ready to halt membership talks

European Union foreign ministers on Monday criticised Turkey’s crackdown on alleged supporters of a failed military coup in July but Austria’s call to suspend Ankara’s EU membership bid failed to garner enough backing. As the 28 EU foreign ministers met in Brussels, President Tayyip Erdogan said he was ready to hold a referendum on whether to continue the membership talks ...

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If Sweden and Denmark Are So Progressive, Why Did They Close Their Doors to Refugees?

As the migration crisis drags on, even the most tolerant countries in Europe are embracing anti-immigrant politics. The trains from Copenhagen to Malmö leave every few minutes. Shortly after departing the Copenhagen airport they reach the Øresund Bridge, a low-lying metal structure that spans the strait connecting Denmark and Sweden. They pass a watery wind farm, its modern turbines rotating ...

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Europe pressing harder on countries to take back deported migrants

As Europe reels from a historic rush of migrants, leaders are searching for new ways to reverse the flow by stepping up deportations. The quest led to a deal with Afghanistan that envisions  a whole new terminal at the Kabul airport to take deportees. It sent German Chancellor Angela Merkel this week on a whistle-stop tour of African capitals, where ...

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Muslim Refugees or an Occupation Army?

“Allah requires from the believers to be masters of the land where they live, and only they can have property, and only we will be able to own the land.” — Muslim migrants in Crete, Greece. The migrants were ready to wage jihad because they believed a rumor about an event for which, even had it been true, the Greek ...

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