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2016 in review Politics #2 Persons of the year

Merkel‘s popularity had suffered in 2016, following a rash of sexual assaults in the western city of Cologne on New Year‘s Eve blamed mainly on Arab and North African men. Going from 2015 into 2016 in some German cities brought … Continue reading

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Refugee crisis, terrorist attacks and created fear

The appalling violence in Paris on Friday night has shaken the world and provided once again for division in Europe and the Western states. Some politicians make use of those terrible events to bring more fear over the population. They … Continue reading

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Social media a destabilisation tool in the Middle East and Syrian conflict

In today’s global village people are constantly leaving their homes in search of new opportunities. Migration across borders or within a country is a reality for many societies across the world. In public debates the distinction between refugees and other … Continue reading

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See how you can use your skills, resources, and energy to help Syrians and other refugees in need

The 28th of September 2015 President Obama spoke to the United Nations about American leadership. The President said, America is the strongest nation in the world, and one of the ways we have always demonstrated that strength is through our … Continue reading

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A former war refugee’s views on the current refugee crisis

Originally posted on Amela Cenanovic:
Digging through the trash of middle-class Germans for toys or clothes for your child is hardly the idea of escaping for a better life. This was the reality for my parents in the mid 90s.…

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Britain’s position in an age of increasing globalisation

Britain is not a part of the Schengen area which encourages them to think that they can march to a slightly different drumbeat on issues like mass migration. Whether this position is sustainable in an age of increasing globalisation remains … Continue reading

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Complaining and fighting asylum seekers not giving signs of thankfulness

Instead of being thankful for all the service they receive in Belgium disgruntled refugees last week expressed their displeasure about the food they are offered in the asylum centre. Nearly 12 million Syrians have now been forced from their homes … Continue reading

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Schengen area and Freedom for Europeans being put to the test as never before

Are Steven Erlanger and James Kanter from the NYTimes putting the finger at our Western sore wound? One must be ‘blind and deaf’ if one does not come to understand that the refugee crisis has tested the limits of Europe’s … Continue reading

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If Europe fails on the question of refugees, then it won’t be the Europe we wished for

Having come together for the umpteenth time the European Union’s 28 nations have once more been unable to agree on a solution. Ahead of a European Commission proposal  Wednesday for a system to spread asylum-seekers across all E.U. countries. Big … Continue reading

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Are people willing to take the responsibility for others

Last few weeks I had many problems with my computer. Because of that, certain news messages I wanted to react on, did not get my response on this or on any other site of mine. Every day we could see … Continue reading

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