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Migrants must be ‘repelled at border’ if refugee centers plan fails – Bavarian interior minister

By ethan / May 19, 2018

Germany must start turning potential asylum seekers back at its borders if a new refugee centers initiative championed by federal authorities fails to work as planned, the Bavarian Interior Ministry head said. “Uncontrolled immigration has already fundamentally changed not only the political architecture but also the security situation in Germany in 2015. That should not […]


Ukrainian interior minister faces probe for barring Russian citizens from polling stations

By ethan / April 3, 2018

Russia’s Investigative Committee has started a criminal investigation into Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov on charges of barring Russian citizens from voting in Ukraine during the presidential elections on March 18. “According to data possessed by investigators, Avakov ordered his subordinates in the Ukrainian Interior Ministry – which provided security in Russian diplomatic institutions in […]


French cop injured after hostage swap in standoff with ‘Islamist terrorist’ dies – Interior Minister

By ethan / March 24, 2018

The police officer who was gravely injured by an ‘Islamist terrorist’ gunman has succumbed to his injuries, the Interior Minister said. The officer had agreed to take a hostage’s place in the supermarket siege in southern France. Lieutenant-Colonel Arnaud Beltrame was among the first responders at the hostage-taking scene at the ‘Super U’ supermarket in […]


'Islam doesn't belong to Germany': German interior minister talks tough on immigration

By ethan / March 16, 2018

Newly-appointed Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has said that “Islam doesn’t belong to Germany.” The comments contradict previous remarks from his own chancellor, Angela Merkel. Seehofer was sworn-in on Wednesday, following protracted negotiations to form a new German government, and made the remarks in an interview with Bild on Friday. Seehofer, chairman of the Christian Social […]


18 people, incl 14 foreigners, killed in Afghan hotel attack – interior ministry

By ethan / January 21, 2018

Eighteen people were killed when gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan Saturday, according to the country’s interior ministry. Fourteen of the dead were foreigners, including six Ukrainians. Of the foreigners killed in Saturday night’s attack, 11 worked for KamAir, a private Afghan airline, Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said, as cited by AP. […]


French interior minister says Muslims should not be allowed to pray on streets in Paris suburb

By ethan / November 20, 2017

The French authorities will prevent Muslims in a northern Paris suburb from praying in the streets, the interior minister says. Local worshippers have been protesting the recent closure of a convenient prayer room. Gerard Collomb reiterated his opposition to prayers staged by the Union of Muslim Worship and Cultural Associations of Clichy-la-Garenne (UAMC) every Friday […]

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