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Poland: Nationalists Return to Power in Parliamentary Election

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 14, 2019 at 5:00pm 10/14/2019 at 5:00pm
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Poland’s ruling nationalist Law and Justice party (PiS) has won the parliamentary election. Party leader Jarosław Kaczyński declared victory after securing close to 44 percent of the vote on Monday afternoon.

The Catholic-conservative PiS is set to secure an absolute majority of 239 in the 460-seat parliament, initial projections show.

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Turkey’s Erdogan threatens EU: Oppose our attack on Kurds and “we will … send 3.6 million migrants to you”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/12/2019 at 12:00pm
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The European Union has accused Turkey of ‘weaponizing’ migrants to intimidate the 27-member bloc. Brussels “will never accept that refugees are weaponized and used to blackmail us,” EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday.

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German Interior Minister Warns of Migrant Wave Bigger Than 2015

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 1:00pm 10/8/2019 at 1:00pm
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German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer warned that the country could soon be overwhelmed by a refugee wave more significant than the one in 2015.

“We need to do more to help our European partners with controls at the EU’s external borders. We’ve left them alone for too long,” Seehofer said during a visit...

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Top EU Court Wants Global Removal of ‘Hateful’ Content on Facebook

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 2:00pm 10/5/2019 at 2:00pm
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The European Union’s top court ruled on Thursday that its member states can order Facebook to remove ‘illegal’ or ‘defamatory’ posts and comments worldwide. Any content found objectionable by a national court belonging to the 28-member bloc can be deleted from the world’s largest social network, the European Court of Justice...

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Brexit: Boris Johnson Makes Take-it-or-Leave-it Offer to the EU

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 1:00pm 10/3/2019 at 1:00pm
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has laid out his final offer to the European Union ahead of the October 31 Brexit deadline. If Brussels fails to accept the proposal, the UK will leave the EU without a deal, Johnson warned. The UK will be “coming out of the EU on October...

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Germany to Boost Border Checks Amid Surge in Illegal Immigration

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 7:00am 10/2/2019 at 7:00am
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Germany will ramp up border checks to stop illegal immigrants, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer announced. The move comes after the country’s right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) made big gains in the last month’s regional elections.

Berlin “simply can’t get a grip” on illegal immigration, German newspaper Bild claimed. “The problem has...

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“Behind the Mask” — Israeli Report On How the BDS Movement “Desensitizing West to Antisemitism”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 1:00pm 9/26/2019 at 1:00pm
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Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs has released a report exposing the antisemitic agenda being the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS). The anti-Israel boycott campaign now direct “classic antisemitic tropes and motifs once directed at “the Jew” at “the Jew among the nations,” the State of Israel,” the reported said.

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UK Supreme Court Rules Suspension of Parliament ‘Unlawful’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 7:00am 9/25/2019 at 7:00am
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The British Supreme Court has ruled Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend the country’s parliament for five weeks “unlawful, void and of no effect.” The verdict paves the way for the UK House of Commons to reconvene tomorrow.

Johnson, who was in New York for a United Nations summit at the...

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France, Italy Agree on ‘Automatic’ Settlement of Migrants Across Europe

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 20, 2019 at 1:00pm 9/20/2019 at 1:00pm
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French President Emmanuel Macron has reached a deal with the newly-formed Italian government, agreeing to resettle migrants that enter Italy by boat.

Macron and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte “have agreed on a new system to distribute migrants across the European Union,” German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle disclosed.

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Brexit: PM Johnson Tells Supreme Court to Stay Out of Politics Ahead of Crucial Verdict

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 1:00pm 9/18/2019 at 1:00pm
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told the country’s Supreme Court to stay out of “political arena.” The top judges will soon hear evidence on whether he acted lawfully by suspending the parliament until October 14. Johnson “warned Britain’s most senior judges not to intervene in his decision to suspend Parliament,”...

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UK Trade Union Boss Warns PM Johnson of ‘Citizen’s Arrest’ for Suspending Parliament

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 2:00pm 9/11/2019 at 2:00pm
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A leading UK trade union boss warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson of “citizen’s arrest” for suspending the parliament ahead of the October 31 Brexit deadline.

Len McCluskey, head of the Labour party’s largest affiliated trade union UNITE, made the comments after a Scottish court ruled the recess decision “unlawful.”

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Brexit: Corbyn’s Labour Party Vows To Oust PM Johnson as Parliament Goes Into Recess

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 3:00pm 9/10/2019 at 3:00pm
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The United Kingdom is heading towards an uncertain future since Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Members of Parliament (MP) still cannot agree on Brexit. Parliament just entered a five-week-long suspension ahead of the October 31 Brexit deadline.

Ahead of the parliament’s shutdown, Johnson hoped to call a snap election for mid-October but...

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UK: Boris Johnson to Defy Brexit Delay Bill Passed by Parliament

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 2:00pm 9/7/2019 at 2:00pm
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to defy the Brexit delay bill, London-based newspaper The Telegraph reported. The House of Lords, the unelected Upper House of the UK Parliament, passed a bill on Friday blocking a no-deal Brexit ahead of the October 31 deadline. The bill, expected to be signed into...

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UK Parliament Passes Brexit Delay Bill, Move Set to Block No-Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 5:00pm 9/4/2019 at 5:00pm
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to push for a no-deal Brexit suffered a setback today after the country’s parliament passed a bill to delay the Brexit beyond October 31. The motion was voted by 327 votes to 299, giving it a majority of 28 in the Lower House. The bill...

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Greece to Boost Border Patrols, Deportations to Stop Surging Migrant Influx

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 1, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/1/2019 at 12:00pm
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Greece is increasing border patrols and speeding up deportations to combat the rising tide of illegal immigrants coming in from Turkey, country’s center-right government said on Saturday.

The measures were announced after a group of more than 500 Afghan and Syrian migrants landed on the Greek island of Lesbos earlier...

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France’s Macron: EU ‘Ready to Scrap’ Deadline to Avoid No-Deal Brexit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 2:30pm 8/31/2019 at 2:30pm
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The European Union is ready to withdraw the October 31 deadline in a bid to prevent a no-deal Brexit, French President Emmanuel Macron said. The French announcement, reported by the British newspaper Daily Telegraph, comes days after Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to suspend the nation’s parliament for five weeks, a...

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Brexit Shock: Boris Johnson Moves to Suspend Parliament

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 3:00pm 8/28/2019 at 3:00pm
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has moved to suspend the British parliament for at least a month. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has approved this request, allowing for a suspension until October 14.

The decision comes as pro-EU Members of Parliament (MPs) are lobbying to prevent a possible no-deal Brexit.

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