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Berlin expecting a spike in public violence from 1 May

BerlinBerlin law enforcement are expecting heavier riots this year on May 1, and more violence after that than in previous years.

Migrants refuse to clean their own toilets in Dutch shelter

AlkmaarEight very angry, unwashed migrants in jogging pants gathered in the shared kitchen of the asylum seekers' center in Alkmaar, the Netherlands to complain about having to clean toilets, a Dutch daily reported.

How Google is able to heavily influence political choices

Search engines like Google can shift political opinions of undecided voters quite easily, research into the Search Engine Manipulation Effect (SEME) shows.

Security Council meets at Swedish home of assassinated, iconic diplomat

Sweden, a temporary member of the Security Council, has just organised a delocalized session of the UN Security Council, at the residence of the former UN Secretary General believed to have been assassinated.

Osama bin Laden’s bodyguard turns up in Germany

BerlinA Tunisian, who once was employed as Osama Bin Laden's bodyguard, has lived in Germany since 1997 on welfare payments. What does he know about the so-called "9/11 mastermind"?

NATO preparing a ‘military Schengen’

The US has significantly boosted its forces in Europe, while preparing a "military Schengen" to allow easy movement across borders.

‘Refugees’ are not paying German pensions but contributing to poverty

Germans were promised that an influx of migrants would solve the country's imploding demography. But instead pensioners are bearing the brunt of the wave of newcomers, not benefitting from it.

Money transfers from rich countries to poor via immigrants grow

Money transfers from immigrants to their countries of origin reached a record $466 billion in 2017, the equivalent of 379 billion euros.

Foreigners assault Czech waiter leaving him for dead

PragueCriminal investigators in the capital of the Czech Republic, are looking for seven Middle Eastern suspects who attacked a waiter in the garden of a restaurant in Vladislavova Street on Saturday evening.

OPCW head tells pranksters Skripal nerve agent not ‘Russian’

The nerve agent used in the Skripal affair can be produced by any country, the famous Russian prankster duo Vladimir “Vovan” Kuznetsov and Alexey “Lexus” Stolyarov found out.