Tag: Europe

Electing a New UN Chief: A Woman, An East European Or Who?

Ahead of the third straw poll – an upcoming game of musical chairs – on August 29, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has made public his preference for a woman to replace him as the head of the United Nations.   “It’s high time now” for a female Secretary-General after eight men at the helm of the […]

Show of European unity: Merkel, Hollande, Renzi meet to discuss gameplan

The leaders of Germany, France and Italy will meet on Monday to discuss how to keep the European project together in the second set of talks between the premiers of the euro zone’s three largest economies since Britain’s shock vote to leave the bloc.   Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi hosts German Chancellor Angela Merkel […]

Leaked Soros Memo: Refugee Crisis ‘New Normal’

A leaked memo from left-wing financier George Soros’s Open Society Foundations argues that Europe’s refugee crisis should be accepted as a “new normal,” and that the refugee crisis means “new opportunities” for Soros’ organization to influence immigration policies on a global scale.   OSF program officer Anna Crowley and program specialist Katin Rosin co-authored the May 12 memo, […]

U.S. accepts more Syrian refugees than all of EU: 8,000 vs. 6,000

Despite promises of European Union member states to take in 160,000 refugees, a new report shows that they’ve accepted a fraction, 6,000, while the United States has embraced 8,000 of a planned 10,000 this year.   As President Obama, backed by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, has ramped up accepting refugees fleeing Syria and other […]

Switzerland struggles to cope with surge of migrants trying new route

More refugees are now making their way to Germany from Italy via Switzerland, instead of the traditional route from Greece through the Balkans and Austria which have now become almost impenetrable thanks to borders being fenced off.   Migrants are also trying to find different routes after Ankara made an agreement with the European Union (EU) […]

Turkey: Erdogan threatens to block immigrants into the EU if visa deal doesn’t go through

“The European Union is not behaving in a sincere manner with Turkey,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan commented to French newspaper La Monde, noting that the EU was supposed to waive the need for visas from Turkish citizens since June 1   “If our demands are not satisfied then the readmissions will no longer be […]

Archbishop Warns Europe Migration Crisis Fueled by Muslims’ ‘Will to Conquer’

One of the most important prelates in the Catholic Church in Hungary has warned that the enormous waves of migrants rolling into Europe are due in no small part to a Muslim “will to conquer,” by expanding their territory into the continent. “Jihad is a principle for Muslims that means they must expand,” said Archbishop […]

French President Francois Hollande: Trumps Excesses Make You Want To Retch

French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday reprimanded the “excesses” of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, calling his statements “sickening.””His excesses make you want to retch, even in the United States, especially when — as was Donald Trumps case — he speaks ill of a soldier, of the memory of a soldier,” Hollande told journalists at […]

U.S. Sent Cash to Iran as Americans Were Freed

The Obama administration secretly organized an airlift of $400 million worth of cash to Iran that coincided with the January release of four Americans detained in Tehran, according to U.S. and European officials and congressional staff briefed on the operation afterward.   Wooden pallets stacked with euros, Swiss francs and other currencies were flown into […]

Angela Merkel condemned: ‘Germans have had enough’ Polish experts claim ‘Europe is dead’

“Europe is at the end of its existence.   “Western Europe is practically dead. These people live in a void, without ideas. And then come along the young, who only want to make money, as once did the barbarians.”   Wrona was joined by military history academic Dr Rafal Brzeski who blasted Angela Merkel in […]