German Minister Defends Decision To Take Refugees From Greek Islands

German minister defends decision to take refugees from Greek islands

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 | By middleeastmonitor | 6 Hits

Interior Minister Horst Seehofer on Wednesday defended Germany8217s decision to take a further 1553 refugees from camps in Greece saying the country could be proud of its role in Europe8217s migration crisis Reuters reports On Tuesday Germany announced it would take in 408 families mostly children and their parents after a fire devastated the overcrowded Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos leaving almost 13000 migrants homeless But the decision drew criticism especially from the farright Alternative for Germany AfD party w >>READ MORE | Organic and Viral Social Traffic Hub

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A woman jumped to the defense of two Spanishspeaking women who were allegedly harassed for not speaking English in a Colorado grocery store this weekKamira Trent said she confronted Linda Dwire after the latter was apparently yelling at two women at a store in Rifle ColoradoA widely circulated video showed Trent and Dwire engaged in a shouting match as they walked down an aisleIm calling th...

no imageFrance, Germany want constructive dialogue with Turkey over Mediterranean
Tue, 01 Sep 2020 18:01 | Hits : 6 | US

French Foreign Minister JeanYves Le Drianand his German counterpart Heiko Maas expressed their countries desire to have constructive dialogue with Turkey over the Eastern Mediterranean hydrocarbon drillingsAnadolureported yesterday During a meeting in Paris Le Drianclaimed that Turkey is violating the territorial waters of two EU member states Greece and Cyprus adding that this is comp...

no imageEnergy minister: Explosion at gas pipeline leads to blackout in Syria
Mon, 24 Aug 2020 18:01 | Hits : 16 | US

An explosion on the Arab Gas Pipeline has caused a power blackout in Syria and initial indications point to an attack the energy minister told staterun television on Monday Reuters reports The Ikhbariya TV channel showed footage of a large fire following the explosion which officials told state media occurred between the Syrian towns of Ad Dumayr and Adra northwest of the capital of Damascus...

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Thu, 28 Mar 2019 20:04 | Hits : 64 | US

Former Facebook executive Alex Stamos explained how Facebooks Mark Zuckerberg is able to consistently make decisions that only make sense with the benefit of hindsightMark Zuckerberg is sitting on more data about what people want to do online than anyone else in the world said Stamos who was speaking at the Washington Posts technology and policy conference on Wednesday eveningAccording to ...

no imageNews Story | Qatari Foreign Minister Urges De-Escalation in US-Iran Row
Mon, 10 Jun 2019 02:10 | Hits : 28 | US

Qatar has been talking to both Iran and the United States about deescalation Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman alThani told reporters in London on Sunday urging both sides to meet and find a compromiseWe believe that at one point there should an engagement it cannot last forever like this he said Since they are not willing to engage in further escalation they sho...

no imageHamas calls on Palestine refugees in Lebanon to donate blood following blast
Thu, 06 Aug 2020 15:01 | Hits : 8 | US

The Palestinian Resistance Movement Hamas called on Palestinian refugees in Lebanon to donate blood to their Lebanese brothers in the wake of the massive explosion that occurred in Beirut on Tuesday Hamas Representative in Lebanon Ahmed AbdulHadi sent an urgent call for Palestinians to fulfil their duties towards Lebanese citizens affected by the explosion On Tuesday evening a massive explos...

no image20 more people perish trying to reach Canary Islands
Sat, 22 Aug 2020 09:01 | Hits : 2 | US

In the last 48 hours Spanish authorities have discovered the lifeless bodies of 20 people trying to reach the Canary Islands from Africa in raftsAnadolu Agencyreports In August alone 127 migrants have disappeared or lost their lives on the dangerous Atlantic route while 359 people have arrived safely according to local media On Thursday authorities found a small boat with 15 cadavers dri...

no imageTurkey DM: 'Greece violates international agreements by arming 18 islands'
Mon, 14 Sep 2020 00:01 | Hits : 6 | US

Greece8217s violation of international treaties by arming 18 Aegean islands serves only to escalate tensions and sabotage dialogue Turkey8217s top defense official said SundayAnadolu Agencyreported Greece should put aside 8216provocative behavior8217 that raises tension in region Hulusi Akar said in an interview with Anadolu Agency8217s EditorinChiefMetinMutanogluin the M...

no imageDesperate migrants stranded on Greek island seek shelter, Europe weighs options
Sat, 12 Sep 2020 09:01 | Hits : 4 | US

Despairing migrants left without shelter on the island of Lesbos after a fire destroyed Greece8217s biggest refugee camp faced off against police on Friday as authorities began setting up hundreds of tents to try to contain the crisisReutersreported With more than 12000 former occupants of the overcrowded Moria reception centre now camping out in fields and along roadsides without food or ...

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Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:01 | Hits : 5 | US

Jon Gosselin is facing the worst possible charge a parent can face Hes been accused of physically assaulting his own child Last week reports surfaced thatthe Berks County Children amp Youth Services in Pennsylvania was looking into allegations that Jon had thrown 16year old son Collin to the ground and kicked him repeatedly The teenager himself leveled this accusation against ...

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