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EU Migrant Policy in Disarray As Court Rules Migrants Can Be Returned to Struggling Border States

The Court of Justice of the European Union has rejected the advice of one of its own Advocates-General to rule that migrants can be sent back to the bloc’s border states, effectively overturning the “open door” policy ushered in by Germany’s Angela Merkel in 2015 – but, contradictorily, it also appears set to uphold a scheme to redistribute migrants from those border states to other EU members.

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Fire in South Croatia Triggers Explosions of War Mines

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Emergency officials say a forest fire that has spread to southern Croatia from neighboring Montenegro has triggered 34 explosions, probably from mines left over from the region’s war in the 1990s.

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Britain May Need Tailor-Made Deal for Brexit, Says Croatian President

LONDON (Reuters) – Croatia’s president called for the country’s new government to adopt an outward looking stance on Tuesday and said she expected Britain’s negotiations to leave the EU to be long and difficult and required a tailor-made deal. Kolinda

Fears of Intentional Attack Surround Manhattan Cathedral Fire

Fears of Intentional Attack Surround Manhattan Cathedral Fire

According to an article in the New York Post, some members of the Christian Orthodox community believe the massive fire that destroyed a historic cathedral in Manhattan was set deliberately, as part of an organized attack that destroyed three other churches around the world on Orthodox Easter Sunday.

Croatia Will Deploy Army

Croatia Will Deploy Army To Border To Hold Migrant Influx At Bay

Croatia may deploy the army to their borders in an attempt to control the ever growing influx of migrants from Africa and the Middle East, Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said Monday. “If it becomes necessary to use the army, we will activate that option. It

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Slovenian Army Deployed To Border With Croatia To ‘Help Police’

The Slovenian parliament late Monday authorised the army to help police manage the flow of migrants crossing the Croatian border into Europe’s Schengen passport-free zone, which has been rocked by the refugee crisis. The bill sailed through, approved by 69

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Crackdown: Austria Signals Tougher Line on Migrants

VIENNA (AFP) –  Austria’s interior minister signalled Friday a tougher line on migrants, saying that from next weekend it will follow Germany’s lead and turn back any new arrivals seeking to claim asylum in Scandinavia. “Right now on the Austrian-German border