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Judge Blocks Deportation of Rapist Who Faked Christian ‘Conversion’

A judge has blocked an illegal immigrant’s deportation on the basis of “human rights” concerns despite conceding that the Iranian man — said to pose a “serious threat” to the public after raping a 17-year-old girl — only pretended to become Christian as a ploy to stay in Britain.

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France: Anti-Macron Protesters Pushed Off Street by Water Cannon, Told to Remove Yellow Vests

PARIS (AP) – French police have pushed protesters off the Champs-Elysees in Paris with tear gas and water cannon, and re-opened the French capital’s famed avenue to traffic. Police were telling protesters to remove their yellow vests, symbols of a nationwide protest movement that began in November against economic injustice and France’s high cost of living.

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May’s Humiliation Tour: EU Leaders Grant PM ‘Ten Minutes’ for Brexit Talks

Theresa May’s position in Europe does not appear to have been strengthened after she survived a vote of no confidence in her leadership by Tory MPs, with European Union leaders granting her just ten minutes of their time to discuss changes to the “worst deal in history” which she has negotiated with the bloc.

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EU Poll: 90% of European Jews Feel Rise in Anti-Semitism

TEL AVIV – Nearly 90% of European Jews feel that anti-Semitism has been on the rise since 2013 and close to 40% say they have considered leaving their home countries, a European Union poll — the largest of its kind in the world — revealed.

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Viral Video Shows EU-branded Armoured Vehicle Crushing Paris Protests

Pictures and video of an armoured personnel carrier emblazoned with the European Union flag helping to crush Yellow Vest protesters in Paris has gone viral on social media, with many suggesting it shows what might be in store for Europe once the bloc gets the unified army it is planning.

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Paris Picks Up the Pieces After Protests

PARIS (AP) – Paris monuments are reopening, cleanup workers are out on the streets and shop owners are trying to put the city on its feet again, after new protests and rioting injured 71 people in the French capital and caused widespread damage.

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Merkel’s Successor Moves to Consolidate Party Power

BERLIN (AP) – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s successor at the helm of Germany’s main center-right party is moving quickly to consolidate her power after a narrow victory, proposing a young conservative for a key leadership post in a move that appears designed to build bridges.

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA - DECEMBER 05: A homelss street child prays at an Orthodox church December 5, 2006 in Bucharest, Romania. Romania, a country of over 21 million people that is set to join the European Union on the first of the year, still struggles with widespread poverty. Approximately 25% of …

Pew: Romania Is Now Most Religious Country in Europe

Europe is renowned for the abandonment of its Christian heritage but within the continent there is a wide diversity of religious practice, the Pew Research Center revealed Wednesday.

China's visiting President Xi Jinping and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa signed a raft of accords as Lisbon, hard hit by the post-2008 crisis, looks to Chinese investment amid some reticence among EU neighbours

Portugal Promises China to ‘Push Forward Belt and Road’

The Prime Minister of Portugal, Antonio Costa, told Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping on Wednesday that his country will “push forward the construction of the Belt and Road” in Europe, China’s plan to control all of the world’s most important transportation hubs.