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Muslim Swede tried to raise cash on Facebook to fund Isis

A Swedish citizen has been jailed for urging people to finance Isis through Facebook, a landmark case for the country.  Via: thelocal.se  In a Facebook account linked to Ahmad Qadan,34, a post written in Swedish and published on August 21st, 2013, said: “Help us supply our brothers at the front with weapons so they can avenge their brothers and sisters.” He ...

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Trump Prepares Orders Aiming at Global Funding and Treaties

The Trump administration is preparing executive orders that would clear the way to drastically reduce the United States’ role in the United Nations and other international organizations, as well as begin a process to review and potentially abrogate certain forms of multilateral treaties. Via: nytimes.com The first of the two draft orders, titled “Auditing and Reducing U.S. Funding of International Organizations” ...

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Shocking maps reveal how immigration to Europe has changed over the last 5 years

THESE four maps showing where European immigrants come from and what their ratios are will shock Britons as they turn widely held beliefs on their head. Via: express.co.uk Based on a United Nations report from 2015, one of the four maps reveals the percentage of foreign-born people in countries across the European Union (EU) – and the results may surprise you. ...

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Voices from a changing continent The New Europeans

If you’re European, and especially if you’re German, you’ve been living for a year now through an unsettling public debate about what that identity means—and how people born elsewhere fit into it. In late August 2015, the tension over the influx of refugees from the Middle East had grown extreme. Seventy-one people were found dead, abandoned by traffickers, in a ...

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Bashar al-Assad’s regime responsible for third chemical weapons attack in Syria

United Nations investigators have found the Syrian regime responsible for a third attack using chemical weapons as investigations continue into atrocities committed in the country’s civil war. Bashar al-Assad’s forces used helicopters to drop devices that released chlorine gas on civilians in Idlib province last year, according to a confidential report sent to the UN Security Council. Boris Johnson said the probe ...

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