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Geert Wilders says FIRST job as PM will be to call EU referendum

The frontrunner said his first announcement as prime minister would be to call a vote on whether to leave the Brussels bloc and follow in Britain’s footsteps. Via: express.co.uk  He said: “The European Union is a political bureaucratic organisation that took away our identity and our national sovereignty. “So, I would get rid of the European Union and be a nation-state ...

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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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Romania President rejects Muslim Sevil Shhaideh as PM

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has rejected the prime ministerial candidate nominated by the left-of-centre Social Democrats (PSD). Sevil Shhaideh would have been Romania’s first female and Muslim prime minister. President Iohannis has given no reasons for his decision. Ms Shhaideh has been criticised for lacking political experience, only serving once as a regional minister. Analysts say her Syrian husband’s background ...

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Marine Le Pen could be next French president admits PM

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned Thursday that far-right leader Marine Le Pen had a chance of winning next year’s presidential election, boosted by the momentum of Donald Trump’s shock victory in the United States. “It’s possible,” Valls said in response to a question at an economic conference in Berlin on whether the candidate of France’s anti-immigration National Front could ...

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Sweden re-opens probe into 1986 murder of PM Olof Palme

Sweden is re-open the investigation into the unsolved assassination of Prime Minister Olof Palme 30 ears ago, officials say. Stockholm’s chief prosecutor, Krister Petersson, will head the new inquiry. About 10,000 people were quizzed following Olof Palme’s murder in 1986; 134 people claimed to have shot him dead as he left a cinema with his wife. The charismatic Social Democratic ...

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Hungary PM suggests giant Muslim migrant city in Libya

The European Union should set up a “giant refugee city” on the Libyan coast to process African Muslim asylum seekers before they reach Europe, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said. Mr Orban, who has taken a hardline stance against migration, suggested a new Libyan government run the camp. He made the remarks at a Vienna summit of European and ...

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Swedish PM rules out talks with SD party

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has knocked down suggestions that he let the anti-immigrant Sweden Democrat party join cross-party talks, saying its white supremacist roots meant it was “not a party like the others”. “This is a party with racist roots, which has come out of the white supremacist movement,” Stefan Löfven told Sveriges Radio. “I can never work together ...

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Hungarian PM says his country does not need ‘a single migrant’ : ‘Not medicine, but poison’

Right-wing Hungarian leader Victor Orban said refugees are less than welcome in Hungary, calling them “a poison” and “terror risk” at a joint press conference with his Austrian counterpart. He also rejected the migration policy the EU is trying to impose. Orban, who is known as a harsh critic of the mandatory migrant quota scheme that the EU proposed in ...

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Former PM of Denmark: Brexit will TEAR the EU apart and may even DESTROY it entirely

Anders Fogh Rasmussen also said the decision to leave the 28-country bloc club would dangerously fragment the continent and result in the end of the bloc. The ex-NATO’s chief, who is also former prime minister of Denmark, said today: “Great Britain plays a crucial role in the balance of the EU. “It is a strong voice for reform. Economic and ...

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Hungary’s PM Orban: ‘Islamization’ banned by constitution

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary’s prime minister is insisting that the country’s constitution bans “Islamization” because the document aims to protect Hungarian language and culture. Prime Minister Viktor Orban also says the constitution forces the government to oppose any kind of mass migration that would endanger those principles. He was speaking Monday in parliament at an event celebrating the fifth anniversary ...

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