Thousands of far-right protesters marched through Madrid on Saturday, demanding “social aid” for Spaniards and holding banners and placards reading “Spaniards Welcome,” a play on the “Refugees Welcome” movement currently organising across Europe.
About 10% of Spain’s 46 million people … Read the rest
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was caught discussing the censorship of anti-migrant posts at the United Nations development summit Saturday while speaking with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
According to CNBC, the pair were picked up by a hot mic after Merkel … Read the rest
Germany is in a state of siege.
On the busy shopping street in Giessen, a German university town twinned with Winchester, migrant Atif Zahoor tucks into a chicken dish with his brother and cousin at the curry restaurant Chillie To … Read the rest
The far-right Freedom Party (FPOe) doubled its votes Sunday in a regional election in Upper Austria province dominated by the issue of migration, according to final results issued by the provincial government.
With a result of 30 per cent, FPOe … Read the rest
Germany’s domestic intelligence chief warned Sunday of a radicalisation of right-wing groups amid a record influx of migrants, as xenophobic rallies and clashes shook several towns at the weekend.
President Joachim Gauck meanwhile warned of Germany’s “finite capacity” to absorb … Read the rest
Content-analysis of a great number of tweets that triggered the ongoing wave of migration from Turkey to Germany since August this year suggests that these human streams were inspired and channeled from outside of the continental Europe.
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German intelligence warned Tuesday that the number of Islamic extremists in the country had increased sharply in recent months and expressed serious concern that they were recruiting among refugees.
The Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), Germany’s domestic … Read the rest
EU interior ministers have approved a relocation plan on distributing 120,000 refugees among member states. The Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, and Hungary, voted against it, while Finland abstained.
Under the plan, refugees will be relocated from Italy, Greece, and Hungary … Read the rest
Shock estimates predict up to 35 million refugees could head for Europe due to hugely unstable situations across the world.
The huge figure was revealed today by Hungary’s minister for foreign affairs and trade Peter Szijjártó.
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It may be St George’s Day in April, but don’t expect a sea of red and white flags to be flying across the nation.
England is the least patriotic country in Europe, according to a survey that found only 10% … Read the rest
Hungary detained 29 asylum seekers in clashes at the Hungarian-Serbian border on Wednesday. Among them was “an identified terrorist,” according to a PM security aide.
Gyorgy Bakondi, a security adviser to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, said that 20 police … Read the rest
Amid chaotic scenes in Croatia, hundreds of asylum seekers surged past security forces on Thursday to continue their journey to Western Europe.
Some 9,000 migrants and refugees have now poured into Croatia after riot police and a razor wire fence … Read the rest
A Syria-based journalist for news magazine Nieuwe Revu has managed to obtain a forged Syrian passport and ID card with a photograph of prime minister Mark Rutte on it.
Harald Doornbos paid some €750 for the passport, which he was … Read the rest
The crisis of mass migration of refugees from Africa was not caused by European countries, but by autocratic leaders, a European official said on Tuesday.
Roeland van de Geer, European Union ambassador to South Africa, said the cause of the … Read the rest