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Merkel Falters as Anti-Immigration Party becomes 3rd Largest in Germany

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 1:00pm 11/19/2015 at 1:00pm

As German Chancellor Angela Merkel doubles down on her open-border policy just days after the deadly Paris terror attacks by reiterating her government’s willingness to absorb more migrants, the political landscape in changing rapidly before her eyes. The anti-immigration party AfD that was just above 3 percent in opinion polls as recently as...

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Wave of Governors Say Their States Will Refuse Syrian Refugees

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 10:00am 11/17/2015 at 10:00am

A growing list of mostly Republican Governors sent open letters to the federal government on Monday, announcing that because of the terrorist attacks in Paris, France, their states would not accept refugees from Syria, and urging the federal government to cease any efforts to bring Syrian refugees to the United States unless better security...

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David Cameron Warns EU: reform or risk “Brexit”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 11:30am 11/11/2015 at 11:30am
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British Prime Minister David Cameron has laid out new conditions for his country to remain in the European Union. Ahead of the historic EU referendum scheduled to take place in 2017, Prime Minister is trying to renegotiate UK’s relationship with EU. If the bid fails, it may eventually lead to British...

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London’s Mayor Gets Chance to See What It’s Like as Man’s Best Friend

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 9, 2015 at 6:35pm 11/9/2015 at 6:35pm

Visiting Google’s Tel Aviv campus, London Mayor Boris Johnson seemed to enjoy the opportunity to experience life from a dog’s point of view.

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Italian Police Arrest ISIS Terrorist Posing as Refugee

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 9, 2015 at 3:00pm 11/9/2015 at 3:00pm

While European leaders and the mainstream media continue to defend open border policies, millions of migrants from the Middle East and North Africa have embarked on an unstoppable march towards Europe.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been the leading proponent of Europe’s policy of unrestricted migrant intake, and she is firmly backed by the...

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You Should Be Worried about Erdogan’s Turkey

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 2, 2015 at 7:44pm 11/2/2015 at 7:44pm

Back in June, the anti-Democratic Erdogan regime fielded a major blow when Turkish voters, led by the Kurds, denied the Justice and Development Party (or A.K.P.) a parliamentary majority. It was a victory for not only the Kurds, but for liberal and/or secular Turks who had spent years protesting the power...

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Poland Election: Landslide win for Conservatives, a blow to Markel’s Mass-Migration Policy

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 1:15pm 10/27/2015 at 1:15pm

The landslide victory of the conservative party in Poland has delivered a big blow to the open border policy pursued by German Chancellor Merkel and unelected Eurocrats in Brussels. Poland’s ruling liberal Civic Platform has now become the first political victim of EU’s mass migration policy. The conservative Law and Justice Party...

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Another Migrant Shakeup as Hungary Closes Border with Croatia

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 7:00pm 10/18/2015 at 7:00pm

Over the weekend Hungary physically closed another border crossing area to migrants attempting to reach Germany and other safe havens in western Europe. Although the border has been closed to what officials are calling “economic migrants,” law enforcement will still allow asylum seekers to cross the border.

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Migrant Crisis: Turkey’s Erdogan Holds Europe Hostage

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 11:30am 10/6/2015 at 11:30am

With news reports in Germany putting the number of migrants expected at 1.5 million, the opposition to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s open boarder policy is rising. On Monday, about nine thousand people took to streets in Dresden at a rally called by the anti-...

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Austria Changes Constitution to Take In More Migrants

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 11:30am 9/29/2015 at 11:30am

Governments across Europe are complying with European Union directives to accommodate tens of thousands of migrants arriving each day. Germany, which became the driving force behind the recent influx of migrants after it suspended Dublin convention, refuses to put any cap to the number of migrants it can absorb.

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Migrant Crisis Update: “No End in Sight” to Influx

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 7:11pm 9/27/2015 at 7:11pm

When the migrant crisis in Europe first broke into the American media, many analysts compared it to the outpouring of refugees following other high-profile (and particularly violent) conflicts in places like Vietnam and the former Yugoslavia. They struggled to find a benchmark; but as the migrants continued to come, the numbers...

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Is Migrant Crisis leading Balkans into another civil war?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 11:35am 9/22/2015 at 11:35am

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s grandstanding might have secured her accolades from the German left or bolstered her chances for the Nobel Peace Prize, but her moves have also mobilized millions of migrants from Middle East and North Africa towards Europe that now not only threaten European Union’s integrity, but could also...

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Get ready for 85,000 refugees in 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 21, 2015 at 8:30am 9/21/2015 at 8:30am

John Kerry said in a statement Sunday that President Obama plans to increase the number of refugees allowed into the United States.

Currently, the United States grants 70,000 refugee visas per year. Under the new plan, 85,000 refugees will be granted access to the US in 2016, up to a grand...

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Tsipras, Greek Left Wing Return to Power

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 7:00pm 9/20/2015 at 7:00pm

Alexis Tsipras overcame fierce yet concentrated opposition from the Greek anti-austerity movement this Sunday as voters returned his far-left Syriza party to power.

With just 25% of the vote in, the election was called for Syriza, causing the right-wing New Democracy party...

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Assad Lashes Out at Western Powers as Migrant Crisis Intensifies

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 3:42pm 9/16/2015 at 3:42pm

Russia has been an important ally of Syria’s during the Assad regime’s four year struggle to maintain its hold on power. Moscow recently strengthened its support for the flailing Syrian military, and on Wednesday, Russian media broadcast a roundtable-style interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in which Assad placed the blame...

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Refugee Crisis Update: Hungary Under Fire Over Sealed Borders

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 6:17pm 9/15/2015 at 6:17pm

Officials in Hungary are fielding criticism after authorities declared a state of crisis all along the country’s southern border with Serbia. The border is now sealed, which means that migrants caught crossing into Hungary are doing so illegally; so far officials have detained 60 people, with more arrests expected. The state...

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Stop and Go: Germany Resumes Train Access for Asylum Seekers

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2015 at 11:40am 9/14/2015 at 11:40am

This weekend, Germany instituted controls at its border with Austria in an attempt to stem the flow of refugees into the country. They halted all inbound trains, and deployed riot police at entry points as officials attempted to maintain order; only those with “valid travel documents” were allowed to enter the...

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