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French Parliament Passes ‘Tough’ Anti-Terror Law

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 11:30am 10/19/2017 at 11:30am
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France’s parliament on Wednesday passed a new anti-terrorism law that gives law enforcement sweeping powers to search homes, carry out surveillance, and set up borders checks. The new law replaces the state of national emergency that came into effect after the 2015 Paris attacks, which killed 130 people. The state of...

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Right-wing Party Surges in Austria’s Election, Set to Join Coalition Govt

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 16, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/16/2017 at 1:00pm
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Just two weeks after the right-wing AfD Party’s surge in the German election, Austria’s Freedom Party (FPÖ) is set to join the country’s next coalition government. The Freedom Party, Europe’s oldest surviving right-wing party, which ran on an anti-Islamization and anti-mass migration platform received 26 percent of the votes, party’s strongest...

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Germany: Merkel Gov, Media Slam Trump on Iran Nuke Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 11:30am 10/15/2017 at 11:30am
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Not just former US President Obama, Chancellor Merkel of Germany, too, regards the nuclear deal with Iran as her greatest diplomatic accomplishment. The prominent German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung summed up the central role played by the Merkel government, writing, “Among all the parties working to bring about a negotiated deal, Germans enjoyed...

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What Could Go Wrong? Merkel’s New Foreign Policy Chief Organized Her Refugee Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:00am 10/13/2017 at 7:00am
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel promoted the architect of her open borders policy to her new chief foreign policy adviser. Merkel’s hand-picked Jan Hecker, widely regarded as the man enforcing Germany’s ill-advised refugee policy, has no foreign policy experience. Mainstream media that nitpicked President Trump on every single appointment, is...

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EU Silent Over Spain’s Crackdown on Catalonia Independence Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 1:00pm 10/3/2017 at 1:00pm
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A series of strikes and protests have disrupted the economic life in Catalonia, Spain’s wealthiest and most industrialized region. The protests come after Spanish police cracked down on Sunday’s independence referendum held in Catalonia region, which Madrid declared as illegal. Catalan authorities say around 900 people were injured after police raided polling stations, carrying...

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What Four More Years of Merkel Mean

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 11:30am 9/26/2017 at 11:30am
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At the White House press briefing yesterday, a German reporter wanted to know why President Trump hasn’t called Chancellor Merkel to congratulate her on election victory. “We’re just working on the logistics,” Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded.

The White House may have been trying to gloss over the issue of frosty...

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German Election: Merkel Wins Re-Election Bid, Right-Wing AfD Becomes Third Largest Party

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 4:43pm 9/24/2017 at 4:43pm
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Despite her party’s worst showing since 1949, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has managed to secure her re-election bid. Merkel’s main rival, the Social Democratic challenger Martin Schulz conceded defeat earlier this evening.

Merkel was quick to stake her claim to the Chancellorship, saying, “We are the strongest party, we have the mandate...

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Germany’s Right-wing AfD Set to Become Third Biggest Party, Polls Suggest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/19/2017 at 1:00pm
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Germany’s right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD)  is set to become the third largest party in this month’s parliamentary election, the latest polls suggest. The anti-mass immigration party is polling around 12 percent in most polls.

Chancellor Angela Merkel, still ahead of the competition, is widely tipped to form the next government. But...

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EU Tells Poland To Roll Back Judicial Reform, Issues One-Month Ultimatum

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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In a drastic move that would further exacerbate the European Union’s east-west divide, the European Commission, the EU executive arm, has given a month’s notice to the Polish government to roll back its national judicial reform. Poland risks forfeiting its voting rights within the EU if it does not back down in...

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Hungary, Poland to Fight Migrant Resettlement Despite EU Court Order

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/7/2017 at 1:00pm
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Following an EU court decision ordering some eastern European countries to accept the migrant quotas, Hungary and Poland have vowed to fight on against the large-scale resettlement plan being pushed by the EU. The top EU court, the Europe...

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Amid Terror Fears, Austria Builds Walls to Protect State Buildings

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 11:45am 9/5/2017 at 11:45am
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Remember the Left’s chorus of “build bridges not walls”, condemning every sane move from limiting mass migration into Europe to President Trump’s proposed border wall? With Jihad warfare fueled by mass migration rocking one European city after another, Europe’s ruling class is finally having an unpleasant rendezvous with the reality. Though it’s...

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Germany: Merkel Warns of “Decisive Action” Against NATO Ally Turkey

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/2/2017 at 2:30pm
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NATO ally Turkey seems to be going out of its way to tweak German Chancellor Angela Merkel.  Last month, Turkey arrested, among others, a German citizen, and Merkel called the move “unacceptable.”

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears to have been unimpressed because his government just arrested two more Germans.  Merkel has...

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German Security Service: Islamic State Plans to Target Railway Networks in the West

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 11:48am 8/31/2017 at 11:48am
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With the Western leaders divided in their strategy to counter the rising threat of Islamic terrorism, the Islamist terror groups continue to work on new ways of attacking the West. According to Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA), modeled after the American FBI, Islamic State might be planning to sabotage railway...

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Germany Election: Merkel Defends Open Borders Policy, Ready To ‘Act The Same Way Again’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at 10:00am 8/29/2017 at 10:00am
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With less than a month until the German elections, Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her Open Borders Policy for illegal migrants on German television over the weekend. “German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her controversial decision to admit over a million refugees in 2015, and insisted she had no regrets, saying she would take...

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Merkel Government Threatens ‘Legal Measures’ to Impose Gender Quota in Corporate Boardrooms

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 2:00pm 8/17/2017 at 2:00pm
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Just weeks until the September election, Merkel government is threatening “legal measures” against large German companies that fail to implement a ‘gender quota’ by putting more women on their executive boards. In what could simply be cheap antics to garner votes from women, the Merkel government is waging a war against...

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“Let her speak for Germany” – Trump responds to Merkel criticism over North Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 1:30pm 8/12/2017 at 1:30pm
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U.S. President Donald Trump has rejected German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s advice on how to handle the North Korean crisis. “Let her speak for Germany,” Trump told reporters yesterday referring to the statement made by Merkel earlier in the day. “She’s a very good friend of mine,” Trump said. “Maybe she’s referring to...

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Watch: Migrants Abandon Boat, Storm Spanish Beach

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 11, 2017 at 11:30am 8/11/2017 at 11:30am
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Despite Europe’s politicians and the mainstream media continuing to downplay the migrant inflow that overwhelms the continent, the situation on the ground continues to deteriorate by the day. On Wednesday, beachgoers on a southern Spanish beach watched in horror as dozens of migrants stormed the shore, abandoned their boat, and fled...

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