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Dutch Govt Seize $120 Million Yacht Belonging To Equatorial Guinea’s Vice President

  photo-Yacht Ebony Shine(www.facebook.com/dutchyachting) 76-meter (250 ft) luxury yacht said to belong to Teodorin Obiang Nguema, the vice-president of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea has been seized by Dutch authorities after it tried to leave Makkum, the Netherlands to head to Malabo. Obiang Nguema, who is Read on » » »

Germany Wants to Intercept African Migrants Seeking Asylum Before they Even Touch Europe

Migrants and refugees on a rubber boat wait to be evacuated during a rescue operation off the coast of Libya by the crew of the Topaz Responder, a rescue ship run by Maltese NGO “Moas” and the Italian Red Cross, on 5 November, 2016 Read on » » »

Fury as a Cameroonian family benefits to a £425,000 dream house

A benefit Cameroonian Family Arnold Sube, his wife and eight kids have cost taxpayers £238,000 in four years. His move to Milton Keynes, Bucks, caused outrage. The family’s detached pad has a master bedroom with ensuite, and three further double bedrooms. There is a Read on » » »

Libya :More than 230 migrants die offshore in two shipwrecks

At least 239 migrants have died in two shipwrecks off Libya, the United Nations has said. A spokeswoman for the UN’s refugee agency said the information was confirmed by two survivors brought ashore on the Italian island of Lampedusa. The International Organiasation for Migration Read on » » »

Police bust Nigerian smuggling and prostitution ring in Italy

Italian Police Police have arrested 11 Nigerians for allegedly trafficking young women and girls from Nigeria to exploit them as sex slaves in the southern Italian city of Catania. Police Officer Antonio Salvago said Monday, October 24th, that the victims underwent a voodoo rite Read on » » »

Former French President Jacques Chirac Hospitalized

Former French President, Jacques Chirac Jacques Chirac, who was France’s president from 1995 to 2007, was admitted into a Paris hospital Sunday to treat a pulmonary infection, Agence France-Presse reported. The 83-year-old will remain at the Pitie-Salpetriere hospital in the French capital for the Read on » » »

France:Police evacuate 16,000 migrants from Paris streets

Police and city officials are evacuating at least 1,600 migrants from Afghanistan, Sudan, Eritrea and elsewhere who have been living on the streets of northern Paris for weeks. Paris City Hall said two operations were carried out on Friday morning on a stretch of Read on » » »

EU Migrants crisis: ‘Turn them back’ Boris Johnson says migrant boats should be sent straight back to Libya

  Boris Johnson Boris Johnson said boats carrying migrants should be turned back to Libya The Foreign Secretary said boats should be turned back as close to Libya as possible to stop migrants even attempting the crossing. Mr Johnson said a European Union naval Read on » » »

LEICESTER CITY HIT CHAMPIONS LEAGUE BY STORM

The Algeria international netted twice as the Foxes cruised to a straightforward win over Club Brugge to mark their competition debut with a memorable victory Forget the Premier League – the Champions League is where it is at for Leicester City this season. Following Read on » » »

UK MPs slam David Cameroon over Libya

Tripoli – A UK parliamentary report has found that the intervention by Britain and France to overthrow Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 directly led to the rise of the Islamic State in the region, BBC reports. Then UK prime minister David Cameron particularly Read on » » »

Europe In Decline As Good Leaders In Short Supply

  Right-wing parties are becoming more popular across Europe. Apart from failure of neoliberal agendas, European countries and, basically speaking, the Western civilization is now grappling with three concurrent and totally interrelated problems and the quality of interaction with every one of these problems Read on » » »

Germany: Political Violence Is Rising . So Is A Scary New Political Party.

  MUNICH ― An election night celebration in Munich for the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany party turned violent last week as right-wing extremists attacked protesters and journalists outside the event.   The attacks were the latest example of a surge in extremist violence in Read on » » »

New Ryanair planes to be based outside UK due to Brexit decision

Ryanair is to base all 50 of its new planes outside the UK as the airline has “much more political certainty in continental Europe” in the wake of the Brexit vote. Chief executive Michael O’Leary described politicians now working on taking the UK out Read on » » »

UK:Black Lives Matter Protesters Shut Down London Airport?

  Black Lives Matter! British Black Lives Matter protesters on Tuesday chained themselves together on the runway of London’s City Airport, forcing all flights in and out of the business travel hub to be diverted. Police officers were negotiating with protesters, who had “erected Read on » » »

France:Cocaine ‘worth €50m’ found at Coca-Cola factory

Coca leaves were reportedly used in the original Coca-Cola drink in the 19th century, although the company says cocaine has never been an ‘added ingredient.’ (The Associated Press) 750 shares Workers at a Coca-Cola factory in southern France opened a shipment of orange juice but Read on » » »

Deportation of a Cameroonian creates an incident in Belgium

Charleroi airport in Belgium   The Immigration Office and the Federal Police office say the planned forced repatriation of a refugee on Wednesday morning to Cameroon was prevented by the action of six passengers on-board a plane who vehemently opposed the move. According to Read on » » »

Cruise ship lost power for 9 hours with almost 4,500 on board in Irish Sea

The Caribbean Princess: the 290-metre cruise ship was forced to abandon a scheduled visit to Dublin Port at the beginning of August   The Caribbean Princess: the 290-metre cruise ship was forced to abandon a scheduled visit to Dublin Port at the beginning of Read on » » »

Begium:Two Planes land in Brussels after reported bomb alerts

Bomb threats were made against two planes on Wednesday evening, with both planes landing safely at Brussels airport in Zaventem. All passengers disembarked without incident, but Brussels authorities took the threat seriously. The planes are now being inspected. One plane, SAS flight SK4745 from Oslo, landed safely at 19.19 local time. The Read on » » »

EU-Munich shooting :5 killed and Shooters are on the run, police say

Image copyrightAP Image captionPolice have been deployed in large numbers Police in the German city of Munich say the perpetrators of a shooting attack are still on the run, and they advise people to avoid public places. There are reports of at least six Read on » » »

EU-Munich shooting: police say several people killed in ‘rampage’ – live

Multiple deaths are reported in a shooting at the Olympia shopping mall in Munich, Germany. Police confirmed that shots have been fired in the mall but gave no information on casualties. There are conflicting reports on casualties. According to the local Muencher Abendzeitung, up Read on » » »