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Italy’s Salvini Fires Back at Richard Gere over Migrant Dispute: Take them to “Hollywood on his Private Jet”

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/13/2019 at 1:00pm
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Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini hit back at Richard Gere for criticizing the country’s immigration policy. He told the U.S. celebrity to take illegal migrants with him to Hollywood.

“Given this generous millionaire is voicing concern for the fate of the Open Arms migrants, we thank him,” the Italian politician responded sarcastically....

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Germany: Hundreds Probed Over Anti-Migrant Comments on Facebook

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Posted by    Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/11/2019 at 12:00pm
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German authorities have investigated hundreds of internet users over comments they made on a Facebook video posted by the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. The massive probe, spanning over 250 investigations, was launched in response to the live streaming of a migrant protest by the Bavarian-wing of the AfD party...

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Germany Mulls ‘Meat Tax’ to Combat Climate Change

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Posted by    Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/8/2019 at 1:00pm
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling Christian Democratic party (CDU) has supported plans to raise meat prices to fight climate change.

The meat tax, initially proposed by the Social Democrats (SPD) and the Green Party, will sharply increase the prices of meat products by raising the tax rate from the current rate of...

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India Revokes Special Status for Muslim-Majority Kashmir, May Open Up Region to Hindu Immigration

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Posted by    Monday, August 5, 2019 at 3:00pm 8/5/2019 at 3:00pm
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In a surprise move, India has scrapped special constitutional status granted to the Muslim-majority Kashmir region. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist government issued a presidential order on Monday revoking decades-old legislative provisions granting autonomy to the northern Indian state formally known as Jammu and Kashmir.

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Germany Wants ‘Tougher’ Checks on Swiss Border After Migrant Pushed Eight-Year-Old Boy Under Train

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Posted by    Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/4/2019 at 12:00pm
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German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has proposed “enhanced controls” along the border with Switzerland after a migrant pushed a boy to his death at Frankfurt’s railway station. The Eritrean refugee, who had received asylum in Switzerland, had shoved an eight-year-old boy and his mother in front of a high-speed train on...

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Holland and Belgium Freeze Funding to UNRWA Amid Major Corruption Scandal

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Posted by    Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/1/2019 at 1:00pm
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The Netherlands and Belgium have joined Switzerland in freezing funds to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) amid reports of a major corruption and sexual misconduct scandal surrounding the organization.

The report included names of top UNRWA officials, such as Director-General Pierre Krähenbühl.

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Leaked Internal Report: Top UNRWA Officials Accused of Sexual Misconduct, Corruption

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/30/2019 at 1:00pm
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A leaked internal report implicated top officials from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in a major corruption scandal including sex crimes and abuse of power. The UN agency’s ethics office described the charges as “an extremely grave and significant reputational, operational and security risk to...

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Trump Threatens Tariffs on French Wines if Macron Goes Ahead with Digital Tax

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Posted by    Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/28/2019 at 12:00pm
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President Donald Trump is considering tariffs on French wines in response to the digital tax imposed by Paris that disproportionately targets U.S. tech companies. Earlier this month, the French Senate approved a 3 percent tax on sales generated from digital services...

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EU Takes Hungary to Court Over Immigration Law

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Posted by    Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 2:00pm 7/27/2019 at 2:00pm
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The European Union is taking Hungary to court over the country’s immigration law, German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle reported. The legal action by Brussels seeks to repeal a law passed last year by Hungary’s parliament aimed at securing the country’s borders and combating illegal trafficking of migrants. The case will he...

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UN Condemns Israel as World’s Only Violator of Women’s Right, Ignoring Abuses in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan

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Posted by    Friday, July 26, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/26/2019 at 1:00pm

The United Nations once again established its reputation as a forum for smearing and delegitimizing the State of Israel. The UN’s Economic and Social Council passed a resolution condemning Israel as the only country in the world that violates women’s rights.

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Prime Minister Johnson Vows Brexit With “No Ifs Or Buts”

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Posted by    Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/25/2019 at 1:00pm
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Newly-appointed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed to take his country out of the European Union within the next 99 days.

“We will come out on 31 October, no ifs and no buts,” Boris Johnson said in his first public speech as prime minister on Wednesday. “The British people are tired...

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US Sanctions Chinese State Oil Company For Importing Iranian Oil

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 3:00pm 7/23/2019 at 3:00pm
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The United State has imposed sanctions on a leading Chinese state-owned company for importing Iranian oil. The sanctions placed by the U.S. State Department bar Zhuhai Zhenrong Corporation, one of China’s largest state-run oil companies, from “engaging in foreign exchange, banking or property transactions under US jurisdiction,” London-based Financial ...

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Senior Hamas Delegation Heads To Iran, Expects “Important Results”

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Posted by    Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 2:00pm 7/21/2019 at 2:00pm
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Amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf, the Islamist terror group Hamas has sent a senior delegation to meet Iranian officials in Tehran. The Gaza-based terrorist group was “expecting important results” from the weekend meetings, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said.

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Merkel Slams Trump, Sides With ‘Attacked’ Congresswomen

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Posted by    Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/20/2019 at 12:00pm
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WHO Declares International Emergency Over Ebola Outbreak

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Posted by    Friday, July 19, 2019 at 7:00am 7/19/2019 at 7:00am

Five years after a significant outbreak in Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared another international emergency over Ebola.

The spread of the Ebola virus, which began in the central African nation of Congo, has been designated as a “public health emergency of international concern,” a WHO spokesperson said.

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Climate Change Activists Disrupt UK Cities With ‘Summer Uprising’

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 11:00am 7/16/2019 at 11:00am

Thousands of environmental activists caused five major British cities to “grind to a halt as Extinction Rebellion,”  a far-left group, as they protested climate change.

The members blocked traffic, occupied bridges, and disrupted businesses during their protest.

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Germany Calls For EU-Wide ‘Migrant Redistribution Coalition’

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Posted by    Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 2:00pm 7/14/2019 at 2:00pm
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Germany has called for a European Union-wide ‘redistribution coalition’ to settle migrants who are presently entering into Europe through the Mediterranean Sea. “We need a coalition of willing for a mandatory distribution mechanism,” German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said. Germany will be taking a “leadership role” in accepting migrants coming from the...

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