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In Sweden, tensions temper pride over Muslims refugee policy

Stockholm, Sweden (CNN) – With its brick and pastel-colored mid-rise apartment blocks, neatly-paved square and tree-lined streets, Rinkeby could be just about any town in Sweden. Take a closer look, though, and you notice the Arabic signs in shop windows, overhear conversations in Kurdish, and see many faces of people of Muslims descent. Via: CNN  On the surface, it may feel a world ...

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Iran Warns U.S. not to ‘Create New Tensions’ over Missiles

Iran on Tuesday warned the United States against fuelling tensions over its ballistic missile tests as the UN Security Council prepared for urgent talks on the issue at Washington’s request.  Via: The row comes against a backdrop of already-strained relations over US President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens from Iran and six other Muslim-majority countries. The European Union, which ...

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NATO troops have been put on RED ALERT

NATO troops will be put on a higher state of alert because of increasing tensions with Vladimir Putin and Russia, the head of the military alliance has said. Commanders are also set to prepare a huge land force to terrify the Russians into not showing aggression. GETTY IMAGES – US special forces were some of more than 5,000 Nato soldiers who took ...

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Muslim Migrant Wave Unleashes Danish Tensions Over Identity

The thousands of Muslim asylum seekers pouring into Denmark have spawned a backlash, and questions over whether the country has a latent racial hostility at its core. Denmark — Johnny Christensen, a stout and silver­whiskered retired bank employee, always thought of himself as sympathetic to people fleeing war and welcoming to immigrants. But after more than 36,000 mostly Muslim asylum ...

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Italy launches astonishing attack on Austria as migrant tensions intensify

In an outspoken attack Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Vienna’s planned to build a fence on the border between the two countries to keep out migrants was “dangerous”. While he did elaborate on what he meant by the “ghosts and spectres of the past” his remarks could be seen in Austria as a thinly-veiled swipe at the country’s historical involvement ...

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