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German Police: North African Migrants More Prone to Criminality

The president of the German Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) has admitted that North African migrants are more prone to criminality and has called for police to focus their attention to prevent them from forming organised mafias.

BERLIN, GERMANY - DECEMBER 20: The Brandenburg Gate stands illuminated in the colors of the German flag as police walk past the day after a truck drove into a crowded Christmas market in the city center on December 20, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. So far 12 people are confirmed dead …

Seven Jihadists Sentenced over 2015 Beach Massacre

(AFP) — A Tunisian court has sentenced seven jihadists to life in prison over attacks at a museum and on a beach in 2015 that killed 60 people, many of them British tourists, prosecutors said on Saturday.

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Tunisia, Shaken by Protests, Marks Seven Years Since Revolution

Tunisian authorities announced plans to boost aid to the needy in a bid to placate protesters whose demonstrations over price hikes degenerated into days of unrest across the North African nation, which is marking seven years on Sunday since its long-time autocratic ruler was driven into exile.

A Tunisian woman holds the national flag and make a sign during a rally to mark seven years since revolution in Tunis, Tunisia, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. Tunisian authorities announced plans to boost aid to the needy in a bid to placate protesters whose demonstrations over price hikes degenerated into …

Libya Provides ‘Fertile Ground’ for Jihadist Groups

Libya descended into chaos following the U.S.-backed overthrow and execution of dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, creating a vacuum for the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and other jihadist groups to fill.

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New Wave of 4,400 African Migrants Hits Italy in Just Two Days

Amidst scandals of Mafia involvement in migrant rescue efforts in Italy, some 4,400 mostly sub-Saharan African migrants arrived on Italy’s shores between Thursday and Friday. As usual, the migrants were picked up just miles from the Libyan shoreline and shuttled

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