EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees

Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in the Mediterranean The rescue ship Alan Kurdi picking up 44 people from a wooden boat in the Mediterranean this month. Photograph: Fabian Heinz/Sea-Eye/EPA The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said … Read More

The Pope is bombarded with insults after telling people to pray for migrants on his Twitter feed

Pope Francis’ tweet that ‘migrants are first of all human persons’ drew fire online ‘Take the ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS to the Vatican and you keep them,’ tweeted one ‘Say a few words about Jesus, Mary, the Holy Ghost, the resurrection and … Read More

Merkel demands Sea Watch captain’s release, Asylum seeker calls for EU-wide migrant distribution

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Giovanni Isolino/AFP/Getty Images A Senegalese migrant brought to Italy by migrant transport NGO Sea Watch has said that Matteo Salvini is “right” to insist that other EU nations accept boat migrants. Khadim Diop, 24, made his comments on the day … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 31 May 2019

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Greetings from Tyler, It’s been pretty intense this week. We found out that chairman Kim (according to South Korean sources) put to death some of those who negotiated with President Trump’s team when the summit ended without progress in Vietnam. … Read More

Far-right in Spain sweeps town with anti-migrant message

EL EJIDO, Spain (AP) – Surrounded by miles of greenhouses where migrant workers grow fruit and vegetables for the rest of Europe, this sleepy town on the sunbaked Mediterranean coast has become a beachhead for the arrival of the far-right … Read More

EU heading for ‘CRISIS’ with Italy as budget threatens to tear eurozone apart

THE EU is heading for a “crisis” with Italy as the eurozone’s third-largest economy teeters on the edge of a financial crisis, Brussels bosses have warned. Pierre Moscovici, European Commissioner, said it was the bloc’s duty to ensure the eurozone … Read More

Hungary is a threat to international order. The US must act — Now

When I addressed Viktor Orbán, the Prime Minister of Hungary, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday, I did not go so far as the late, great, John McCain, who once described Orbán as “a neofascist in bed with Putin.” However, … Read More

‘He NEEDS the UK’ Macron FEARS Brexit chaos will SPARK populist TAKEOVER of EU by next May

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Emmanuel Macron will desperately need Britain on his side as a political ally in the run-up to the European Parliament elections next May, amid fears among Brussels establishment that anti-EU forces could take over the bloc’s institutions. Emmanuel Macron is … Read More

Italy’s New Populist Government Pledges to Deport 500,000 Migrants

Italy’s new populist government is expected to deport 500,000 immigrants from the country. Giuseppe Conte, who became Prime Minister on June 1, heads a coalition between the Five Star Movement and Lega parties. Conte’s cabinet, comprised of chiefs of anti-establishment … Read More

Italy migrants: Matteo Salvini calls for end to Sicily ‘refugee camp’

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Italy’s new interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has said on a visit to Sicily that the island must stop being “the refugee camp of Europe”. The leader of the far-right League party said his government’s plans on migrants were not “hard … Read More

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