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Month: June 2018

Kriminelle Flüchtlinge schaden allen Flüchtlingen

Es ist jetzt ziemlich genau vier Jahre her, da machte ich mich selbst auf den Weg nach Deutschland. Raus aus Syrien, weg von den Raketen und Bomben. Über die Türkei und das Mittelmeer kam ich nach Berlin. Und ich weiß noch genau, wie es sich angefühlt hat, als ich meinen eigenen deutschen Reiseausweis, den blauen…

Merkel hat den CSU-Radau clever für sich genutzt

Alle Achtung! Viele sahen die Kanzlerin schon am Ende – von der Flüchtlingskrise eingeholt, von der CSU aus dem Amt gemobbt. Doch Angela Merkel hat es wieder einmal geschafft – vorerst. Sie brachte die in punkto Asyl so uneinigen EU-Regierungschefs zu Beschlüssen, die es der CSU sehr schwer machen, deshalb die Regierung platzen zu lassen.…

Sohn von Hitlers Außenminister starb mit 75 – Mit Boris Ex-Freundin fand er sein spätes Liebesglück

Anfang Juni starb Barthold von Ribbentrop († 77) an den Folgen eines Autounfalls auf Zypern. Vergangene Woche wurde er von seiner Familie in Nordrhein-Westfalen beigesetzt. Es war ein Leben voller Extreme. Barthold von Ribbentrop war der Sohn von Hitlers Außenminister. Obwohl er einen der bekanntesten Namen der deutschen Nazi-Diktatur trug, machte er Karriere bei der Deutschen Bank.…

Trump urges Saudis to raise oil output

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption President Trump and King Salman of Saudi Arabia discussed oil production by phone US President Donald Trump has urged Saudi Arabia to sharply increase its oil production to combat the rising cost of fuel. Mr Trump tweeted that he had asked Saudi ruler King Salman to raise oil output…

Trump doubles down on demanding illegal immigrants be turned away

President Trump, tweeting from his golf club in Bedminster, NJ, while thousands of people across the country protest his administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy, doubled down on his demand that immigrants who unlawfully cross the border into the U.S. be turned away “IMMEDIATELY” — without due process.  Be smart: This radical suggestion would deprive those immigrants of…

Immigration protestors demand change: “There’s room enough for all of us”

Thousands of protestors took to the streets in hundreds of cities across the U.S. Saturday, participating in “Families Belong Together” rallies and demonstrations. What protestors are hoping to gain: The immediate reunification of families that have been separated, the end of family detentions, and, more broadly, the dissolution of Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy. Read more…

Can Afghanistan cope with its returnees from Pakistan?

Hundreds of thousands of Afghan refugees in Pakistan face deportation to a country still riven by war.  More than two million Afghan refugees in Pakistan are now living in uncertainty, as a deadline for them to leave the country expired on Saturday. The government in Islamabad announced last year all Afghan refugees must return to…

Mexico elections: What to expect

Mexico City – Mexicans will head to the polls on Sunday in what are being billed as the biggest elections in the country’s history. More than 3,400 posts are up for grabs, including the presidency and all the seats in the two houses of Congress. Three issues have defined the landmark race: security, corruption and poverty. …

Live i Oslo: Et ekte, men aldri viktig Eminem-show

Det var enorme mengder med forventninger samlet på ett sted på Voldsløkka i Oslo lørdag kveld. Ikke bare var det tidenes største konsert mot billettbetaling på norsk jord, det var også Eminems første besøk i landet på hele 17 år. En 90 minutter lang konsert med tidenes største rapper, som solgte ut samtlige 55.000 billetter…

Rocket crashes straight back to Earth after lift-off

Posted July 01, 2018 09:16:29 A rocket developed by a Japanese start-up company has burst into flames seconds after a failed lift-off. The MOMO-2 rocket, developed by Interstellar Technologies, was launched in Taiki town on Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost main island. It was supposed to reach as high as 100 kilometres into space. Television footage showed…

Indigenous leaders told not to ‘have tantrums’ over Uluru Statement

Posted July 01, 2018 06:01:13 The former co-chair of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s Indigenous Advisory Council has urged Indigenous leaders to “stay at the table” and not “have tantrums” while working towards constitutional recognition. Key points: Chris Sarra says Indigenous elders expect their leaders to “stay in the conversation” The Coalition rejected the Uluru Statement…