Germany: 38,000 illegal immigrants caught by Federal Police

Figures seen by DW show how many people were caught by German Federal Police after they entered the country illegally between January and November 2018. The total number of illegal arrivals is probably higher. More than 38,000 people were caught … Read More

Twitter up in arms after ex-Austrian MP says that girls wear headscarves to avoid migrant assaults

Global Look Press / Z6869 Reinhard Kaufhold An interview with an ex-MP suggesting that Austrian-born girls wear headscarves to hide the fact they aren’t Muslims and to prevent assaults from migrants on the streets of Vienna has triggered a storm on … Read More

Austria tilting law against Syrian asylum-seekers

Austria Interior Minister Herbert Kickl [File photo] The Austrian government is seemingly determined to make it easier to expel Syrian asylum-seekers, reports Anadolu Agency. Interior Minister Herbert Kickl said Thursday that he believes a readmission agreement with the Syrian regime will … Read More

Europe’s Iron Curtain: The Refugee Crisis Is About To Worsen

A rescuer pushes a migrant dinghy intercepted in the Strait of Gibraltar, July 11, 2018. | Photo: Reuters As long as Europe continues to operate with a skewed definition of the crisis, it will continue to grow, leading to far … Read More

‘Just the beginning’: Austria announces plans to close several mosques, deport dozens of imams

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has initiated a crack-down on foreign-funded religious groups in his country.(Dan Kitwood/Getty Images) Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced on Friday that the government is planning to shutter seven mosques and expel dozens of imams from the country. At … Read More

Balkan States Vow Joint Action to Tackle Migrant Crisis

Balkan countries agreed to create a joint database and develop cooperation in a bid to deal with the continuing migrant and refugee crisis and prevent another major influx of people heading for Western Europe. Ministers at the conference in Sarajevo … Read More

Palestinians recall envoys to four EU nations after US embassy move

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Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas gestures as he chairs a Palestinian National Council meeting in Ramallah on April 30, 2018ABBAS MOMANI (AFP) The Palestinian Authority (PA) has recalled its envoys to Romania, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Austria after their ambassadors attended … Read More

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