Besides liberalised sexual legislation, they also want to lower starting salaries on the labour market and dismantle the welfare state to maximise immigration from the third world. "To make free immigration possible, even during large migrant waves, the public sector and welfare need to be deprioritised, to the extent necessary.
At least 1.1 trillion SEK — that's how much the finance billionaire George Soros wants the EU to lend to continue receiving immigrants. He believes that a "false impression that refugees are a burden" has spread, and by funding immigration with borrowed money they can combat this feeling.
FIRST they came for the statues. Last year students in Cape Town sparked national protests by calling on the University of Cape Town (UCT) to remove a statue of Cecil Rhodes, a Victorian imperialist who, like most Englishmen of his time, held racist views. The statue was removed but students were still angry. Many marched on South Africa’s parliament to complain about high college fees, among other things. That prompted a cash-strapped government not to raise fees after all.
The Russian air force has moved several MiG-29 fighters and other aircraft to its military base in Armenia, officials say. The base is located some 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the Turkish border.
David Cameron has called for his referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU to take place on 23 June, after the cabinet formally agreed to campaign to stay in despite several ministers openly supporting Brexit.
Umberto Eco, Italian novelist and intellectual, dies aged 84. The revered literary critic, author and essayist – most famous for 1980 novel The Name of the Rose – had been suffering from cancer
This terror of being accused of sexual harassment is now so common it has its own term, "backlash stress". It sounds like something straight out of a Claims Direct ad – where the only victims are men.
Harper Lee, the reclusive author of To Kill a Mockingbird, has died at the age of 89.
The largest and most perfectly preserved bronze age wheel ever discovered in the UK, made of oak planks almost 3,000 years ago, has emerged from a site in Cambridgeshire dubbed a Fenland Pompeii.
Have you ever been deep in the mines of debugging and suddenly realized that you were staring at something far more interesting than you were expecting? You are not alone! Recently a Google engineer noticed that their SSH client segfaulted every time they tried to connect to a specific host. That engineer filed a ticket to investigate the behavior and after an intense investigation we discovered the issue lay in glibc and not in SSH as we were expecting.
Russia has promised to protect Kurdish fighters in Syria in case of a ground offensive by Turkey, a move that would lead to a “big war,” the Syrian group’s envoy to Moscow said in an interview on Wednesday.
“We take this threat very seriously because the ruling party in Turkey is a party of war,” Rodi Osman, head of the Syrian Kurds’ newly-opened representative office said in Kurdish via a Russian interpreter. “Russia will respond if there is an invasion. This isn’t only about the Kurds, they will defend the territorial sovereignty of Syria.”
A Marine vet who served in Iraq and Afghanistan became the target of an assault while eating at a McDonald’s Friday night in northwest DC. Metro PD is now investigating the incident and looking for five suspects between the ages of 16 and 21.
"This is not album of the year. This is album of the life."
George Gaynes, who portrayed an irritable foster parent on the ’80s sitcom “Punky Brewster,” the bewildered commandant in seven “Police Academy” films and a soap opera star with a crush on Dorothy Michaels, whom he doesn’t know is Dustin Hoffman’s character in drag, in the hit feature comedy “Tootsie,” died on Monday in North Bend, Wash. He was 98.
Russia is bombing away his administration's hopes for a cease-fire in Syria, but Barack Obama dismisses the notion that he's being outfoxed by Vladimir Putin.
"This is not a contest between me and Putin," the U.S. president insisted Tuesday during a press conference. "The real question we should be asking is 'What is it that Russia thinks it gains if it gets a country that’s been completely destroyed as an ally that it now has to perpetually spend billions of dollars to prop up?'"
Iceland just sentenced their 26th banker to prison for his part in the 2008 economic collapse. The charges ranged from breach of fiduciary duties to market manipulation to embezzlement.
The host of the British Academy awards has gone offline after responding to those offended by a joke he made about costume designer Jenny Beavan.
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Kurdish and Arab forces backed by Russian air strikes captured a strategic air base and the adjacent town in northern Syria from rival anti-government factions, a monitoring group said Thursday.
The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and Arab allies on Wednesday night expelled Islamist and other rebel fighters from Minnigh air base and the adjacent town, north of Syria's second city Aleppo, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin said that Russia will propose weekly UN Security Council meetings on the humanitarian situation in Yemen as well as revisiting of Libyan humanitarian struggles.
Russian opposition leader Mikhail Kasyanov claims his life was threatened when a group of men burst into a Moscow restaurant where he was eating.
"About 10 unidentified men of a non-Slavish appearance threw a cake at me and shouted threats at me," he said.
However, Erdogan threatened that he would take measures if the EU delayed Turkey's admission to the bloc. Particularly, he said Turkey would put refugees on buses to Europe and the consequences for Europe will be "more than a dead boy" on the Turkish shores.
TheFineBros', or the Fine Brothers' decrease in subscribers follows justified controversy after they tried to copyright and license "Reaction™" videos and their "Reaction™ Format".
Russian air strikes have allowed Kurdish guerilla groups in northern Syria to gain territory, a move that is sure to anger Turkey, just across the border. After the Turkish air force shot down a Russian plane operating in the area late last year, Russia has shown no qualms about assisting Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) to gain ground against anti-Assad forces.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, fighters opposed to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad abandoned the villages of Aqlamiyah, Deir Jamal and Mareanar on Sunday due to their fears of being bombed. The YPG moved into these areas once the Syrian opposition had left. This in addition to three other towns several days ago that the Syrian opposition vacated.
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The wedding took place as Assad’s forces closed in on another rebel stronghold to the north, Aleppo, Syria’s second-largest city. The advancing government armies and intense Russian airstrikes sent a new flood of Syrian refugees — as many as 70,000 — rushing to the Turkish border.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed anger over a US official's visit to a Kurdish militia group controlling the Syrian town of Kobane, urging Washington to choose between Turkey and the "terrorists" there.
A delegation including senior US diplomat Brett McGurk, special envoy to an international coalition fighting Daesh (ISIL) in Syria and Iraq, last week met members of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), a powerful militia that is in control of Kobane.