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Greek border guards have been forcing large numbers of refugees back to sea in pushback operations that violate international law. DER SPIEGEL and its reporting partners have learned that the European Union is also complicit in the highly controversial practice. International #Europe #EuropeanRefugeeCrisis #Greece #AsylumandMigration #Syria #EuropeanUnion#
Germany: Iraqi ‘Refugees’ Disguised as Diplomats land in a Private Jet, Demand Asylum – RAIR
A family of four from Iraq, disguised as diplomats, hired a private plane to fly them into Germany so they could claim asylum. The family claims they are seeking protection for their 7-year-old daughter whose grandfather wants her to undergo Islamic circumcision.
Britain will be leaving the EU common market at the end of the year and there are still important issues to be hammered out. Both sides could be facing a disaster in the form of huge traffic jams, job losses and rising prices. International #Europe #Brexit #EuropeanUnion #UnitedKingdom #BorisJohnson#
Poland hears echoes of Nazi rhetoric after German politician urges EU to 'starve Poland and Hungary'
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A German is calling for the starvation of Hungary and Poland. No illusions remain. The fight for the rule of law is not meant to improve legislation in the EU. It is an ideological weapon against conservative governments'
The German government wants to stand up to Moscow following the attempted murder of opposition activist Alexei Navalny. But suspending construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline is a step too far for many. What will Berlin do? International #Europe #Russia #German-RussianRelations #NordStream #GasPipelines#