Putin says Russia not aiming to divide EU

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Mr Putin’s visit to Austria is his first trip to West Europe for nearly a year Russian President Vladimir Putin has insisted Moscow is not trying to split the European Union. He was speaking hours before arriving in Austria, on … Read More

EU lacks cohesive strategy to address ‘migration crisis’

LONDON – “The traditional system of Europe to screen and receive refugees was good enough before the refugee crisis but, with increased mobility, the system has collapsed,” warned UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi at the World Economic Forum … Read More

Another Far-Right Party Has Won Voters’ Hearts in Europe With Anti-Islam Message

The far-right Freedom Party—an ally of Marine Le Pen’s National Front in France and one of the emboldened cluster of populist right-wing parties making big gains across the Continent—took as much as 26 percent of the vote in Austria’s elections … Read More

‘Burqa ban’ law signals rightward political turn in Austria

Carla Amina Baghajati from the Austrian Islamic Religious Community gestures during an interview in Vienna, Austria, on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. A law prohibiting any kind of full face covering but known popularly as the “Burqa Ban,” takes effect in … Read More