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Why is Cape Town running out of water?

Cape TownCape Town is facing Day Zero, when the water supply runs out. In 2017, southern Europe, especially Italy and Spain, had a devastating drought that caused huge damage to agriculture, and yet their cities did not run out of water.

Viscious assault on Berlin pensioner shocks city

BerlinBerlin Police waited 10 days to release photos of a suspect in an extraordinarily cruel attack on an 87-year-old lady. The original account of the viscious assault is extremely disturbing. 

Trump is right: Africa is a shithole says US mystery novelist

Three weeks after graduating from Brandeis University in the United States, Karin McQuillan, a psychotherapist and mystery novelist, was in Senegal with the Peace Corps, where she ran a community center in a village down near the Guinee border.

Rotterdam police to target bling-bling clothing

RotterdamWhen the police force in Rotterdam announced that they would be testing a new enforcement method, in which officers could seize expensive clothing if it was unclear how it was paid for, the country’s law enforcement showed they would no longer let criminals taunting them of the hook.

Austria to set up border protection unit to stop repeat of 2015 migrant crisis

ViennaAustria's new interior minister on Thursday was quoted as ordering the creation of a "border protection unit" to stop a repeat of the 2015 flood of migrants.

Thousands gather in Cottbus to call for an end to immigration

After two recent attacks by Syrian youths on Germans took place at the Blechen Carré, Cottbus, protesters gathered in the city on Saturday afternoon to denounce immigration. Notably, no counter-demonstration took place.

NASA removes black astronaut from space mission

The female on track to become the first African-American crew member on the International Space Station this year, was pulled from her mission by the space agency, Mercury News reported.

US border agents stop illegals mostly from countries outside Americas

The US Border Patrol stopped illegal immigrants along the US-Mexico border who moslty came from other countries that are not in the Americas.

Majority of American voters oppose government shutdown over illegal immigrants

WashingtonThe vast majority of Americans do not support shutting the government down on behalf of illegal immgrants or adult "children" with a median age of 25, a new poll has found.

Busted! More than 100 Syrians smuggled to Germany via Poland

BerlinOn Wednesday, German police arrested a person in Berlin during a raid, and investigations against a Syrian-Polish human-trafficking gang are ongoing.