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Brussels Cancels ‘March Against Fear’ Due to Security Concerns

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 7:30am 3/27/2016 at 7:30am
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A sad irony is taking place in Brussels this weekend as a planned “March Against Fear” has been cancelled after local officials voiced safety concerns.

The AFP reports, via Yahoo News:

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VIDEO: Another Palestinian disruption of Brussels Memorial

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 6:00pm 3/26/2016 at 6:00pm
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This is getting to be a really, really sick habit.

The other day we posted videos of anti-Israel protesters disrupting a makeshift memorial to those killed in the Brussels terror attack, by ripping up, standing on and covering up a small Israeli flag, Of course: Israel haters disrupt Brussels Memorial site:

Something similar...

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How Brussels became Hub of Islamist Terror

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 11:30am 3/24/2016 at 11:30am
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A series of bomb attacks that rocked Belgium’s capital on Tuesday, targeting Brussels airport and subway system, has now claimed more than 34 lives. Police are still hunting for suspects and just like November’s deadly Paris terror attacks, the trail once again leads to the notorious Molenbeek district of Brussels.

Just last week, the Belgian Police...

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Brussels terror attacks: Multiple Bombings (LIVE Updates)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 8:17am 3/22/2016 at 8:17am
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Brussel’s, the capital of Belgium, has been rocked by a series of deadly blasts this morning.

According to latest reports, 23 people have been killed and 55 injured after explosions at three locations around the city. 13 people have reportedly been killed in the blasts at the Brussels’ Zaventem airport...

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Europe is shifting to the Right

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 2:00pm 3/19/2016 at 2:00pm
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Candidates of the so-called “right” or even so-called “far right” are gaining support all over Europe. Because Europe’s political parties tend to be skewed somewhat to the left of ours, these terms don’t mean exactly what they would in this country, but the trend is clear.

Here’s how an article from Vox...

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Small Swedish Town Shaken by Migrant Sexual Attacks

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 10:30am 3/13/2016 at 10:30am
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While much of the attention focused on Europe’s refugee crisis has been focused on Germany, Sweden is also experiencing quite serious problems associated with the influx of Middle Eastern, Asian, and North African immigrants and refugees.

Not only have Swedish officials been accused of covering up the sexual assaults and rapes of...

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France: Riots over proposed increase to 35-hour work week

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 11:30am 3/10/2016 at 11:30am
Nationwide protests in France against Labour Reforms

On Wednesday, March 9, 2016, France was hit by nationwide protests and rail strikes. Students teamed up with unions across France to protest against the proposed labour reforms, including the scrapping of 35-hour working week.

Sluggish economic growth and rising unemployment have forced France’s socialist President Francois Hollande to push for a labour...

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Europe Still in Denial about Migrant Crisis

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 5:30pm 3/6/2016 at 5:30pm
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Europeans are facing a serious set of problems associated with the influx of Middle Eastern migrants and refugees.

You can read LI’s coverage here.  Following are some additional developments:

German Water Park Forced to Segregate Men and Women

Following a series of sexual assaults at its facility, a German water park has developed a...

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Huge Anti-Migrant Protests in Europe

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 4:38pm 2/6/2016 at 4:38pm
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We’ve been covering the refugee crisis in Europe and the insistence by Angela Merkel and other EU leaders that the “migrant” crisis is not a factor in the crimes committed by migrants. Such denials have stoked anger in Europe, which has seen horrible crimes like the mass rape and sexual abuse...

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Obama Wants to Quadruple Military Spending in Europe

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 10:00am 2/4/2016 at 10:00am
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Only a year ago, Obama was berating Russian president Vladimir Putin for his “KGB mentality” and “old expansionist ideas.”  Now, however, Obama wants to quadruple military spending in Europe.

CNN reports:

President Barack Obama’s administration said Tuesday it was seeking to expand U.S. military spending in Europe four-fold in a bid to reassure...

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Mass migration gives Sweden male gender imbalance worse than China

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 12:30pm 1/30/2016 at 12:30pm
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Mass migration into Europe has been notable for the heavy percentage of unaccompanied young males. Sweden has accepted among the highest percentage of such migrants relative to its population, causing not only a massive crime and sexual assault problem but also violent reaction from native Swedes.

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European Migration Crisis may mean Bye-Bye Schengen

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 4, 2016 at 8:00pm 1/4/2016 at 8:00pm
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The strains are showing throughout Europe from the current wave of migration from Muslim lands.

The latest to bow to reality are Sweden and Denmark, which just implemented border controls. The Christian Science Monitor reports:

Denmark and Sweden tightened their borders on Monday in efforts to stem the flow of migrants entering...

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New Year’s Eve Terror Warning: Major European Cities on Alert

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 11:30am 12/29/2015 at 11:30am
European cities warned of possible terror attack, says Vienna police

According to British newspaper Express, city of London and other European capitals have been warned about an imminent terror attack “on or before New Year’s Eve.” The security alert issued by an unnamed intelligence agency specifically mentions the likelihood of an attack on shoppers and revellers in crowded places around New Year’s Eve in a European city.

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Europe’s Christmas under Siege

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 11:30am 12/24/2015 at 11:30am
Paris: Christmas in the aftermath of terror attacks 2015

This year saw the destruction of some of the oldest continuous Christian communities in the Middle East.

As predominantly Christian Europe braces itself to accommodate millions of new Muslim migrants this year alone, Christianity takes its last breath in region where it was first revealed to the world. Israel remains the only glaring...

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Brussels Still Locked Down, as Belgium Hunts for Paris Attack Fugitive

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 12:00pm 11/24/2015 at 12:00pm
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Brussels, the capital of Belgium and the seat of EU Parliament, rightly calls itself the ‘Heart of Europe’ – today that heart has almost come to a standstill. The city entered the fourth day of high terror alert, as security forces enforced a lockdown while carrying out massive raids on suspected terrorists hideouts. Belgian...

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Report from Brussels: idealism meets reality

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 10:00am 11/22/2015 at 10:00am
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Here’s a fascinating article (to me, anyway) written by a man named Teun Voeten who moved to the Molenbeek section of Brussels back in 2005 and lived there for nine years.

In case you haven’t heard, Molenbeek is the area mostly populated by Muslim immigrants and their offspring, and it was the...

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Europe under serious terrorist threat alert

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 7:30pm 11/21/2015 at 7:30pm
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Authorities in Europe are tense due to warnings of another attack or wave of attacks. Belgium has raised its terror alert to the maximum level and has nearly shut down.

The Guardian reports:

Brussels in lockdown after terror threat level is...

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