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Police officers secure an area in the centre of Luebeck, northern Germany, where G7 foreign ministers will be received on April 14, 2015. The foreign ministers meet to discuss key global political and security issues ahead of a G7 summit to take place in June 2015 in southern Germany. The …

Syrian Asylum Seeker in Germany Commits 400 Crimes in Two Years

A 21-year-old Syrian asylum seeker has been accused of committing over 400 crimes, including drug offences, thefts, and robberies, within the span of two years as part of a gang terrorising an area in the German town of Plauen.

Police officers investigate the crime site in the Botsaartstraat in Maastricht, the Netherlands, after two stabbing took place within a few hundred metres of each other on December 14, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ANP / Marcel van Hoorn / Netherlands OUT (Photo credit should read MARCEL VAN HOORN/AFP/Getty Images)

Syrian Asylum Seeker Pair Murdered By Another Migrant In Knife Attacks

A 37-year-old Syrian asylum seeker has been arrested in the Dutch city of Maastricht after stabbing two other Syrians to death. and wounding several others. The Dutch police claim that they are not investigating the attacks, which took place on Thursday night,

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Poland Bows to EU, May Accept Syrian Migrants for Medical Care

(AP) — Poland’s foreign minister says the government is thinking of temporarily taking in Syrians who need medical treatment. The statement Tuesday by Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski was a significant, albeit cautious, change from the conservative government’s refusal to take

Policemen patrol through a pedestrian area in Munich, southern Germany, on July 23, 2016, one day after the attack at the shopping centre in Munich. Police were probing the motives of the lone teenage German-Iranian gunman who went on a deadly rampage at a busy Munich shopping centre, the third …

Germany Arrests Syrian Suspected of Islamic State Membership

BERLIN (AP) – German authorities say they have arrested a 29-year-old Syrian suspected of membership in the Islamic State group. Federal prosecutors say the man was arrested Thursday in the Leipzig region. In a statement Friday, prosecutors said the suspect

Houda and her husband take a selfie at the airport in Athens before boarding a special charter plane bound for France in the frames of the EU relocation program for refugees on November 3, 2016. The group consisted of 168 mainly Syrian families, Iraqis and Eritreans, including 58 small children. …

Court Rules: Not All Syrians Are Legitimate Refugees

A German court has made a landmark ruling saying that not all Syrians who arrive in Germany should be afforded full asylum status as they may not be politically persecuted if they return to Syria.

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Turkey To Grant 300,000 Syrians Citizenship

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan looks to grant citizenship to some 300,000 Syrians who could travel to Europe when the European Union grants Turkey visa-free access. Turkey has felt the brunt of much of the great migration of the Syrian

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U.N. Urges All Countries To ‘Show Solidarity’ With Syrian Migrants

(Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on all countries on Wednesday to show solidarity and accept nearly half a million Syrian refugees for resettlement over the next three years. Ban, kicking off a ministerial conference hosted by the U.N.

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Scottish ‘McPravda’ Welcomes First Wave of Syrian Migrants

Scotland’s pro-independence newspaper The National has published a front page welcome to the first wave of Syrian migrants offered asylum by the British government. Around 100 Syrian migrants are due to arrive at Glasgow airport today aboard a charter flight;