Soros-affiliated NGO files complaint against Eric Zemmour
The politician evoked the anger of the organisation SOS Racisme by drawing a connection between immigration and crime.
Authorities dismantle another migrant camp in capital's vicinity
There were 180 people in the camp, mostly Afghan refugees, the vast majority of them single men. The camp, where homeless migrants had been staying since the beginning of the year, was shut down by the authorities to protect the health situation and the population. The refugees were moved to temporary accommodation.
Serbia: solution to population decline is encouraging births not immigration
In Serbia, some 21 thousand more people died in 2021 than the year before. In addition to the coronavirus pandemic, Serbia’s ageing society is also a contributing factor to the phenomenon. The government aims to reverse the negative trend by expanding family benefits.
Green Party deputy mayor joins far-left antifa group protest turned malicious – video
The Green Party city leader even promoted the event on the internet. The interior minister initiated the disbanding of the group, which is pushing back against the announcement and expects an explanation from the government.
German public broadcasting channels promote hijabs
Videos encouraging the wearing of hijabs have caused outrage. The short clips were produced and made available by a German streaming service, which is operated by the public broadcasting channels ARD and ZDF. Matthias Hauer, a politician from the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), pointed out that the headscarf worn by Muslims in many countries symbolises oppression.
Islamism prevails just two hours from capital – video
There are several signs that radical Islamism has completely overtaken the city. The right-wing presidential candidate says it is like being in Afghanistan, merely a few hours from the capital. A lawyer interviewed on the programme covering the events has received several death threats since the report was broadcast.
Young sportsman denied citizenship despite residency since childhood
The teenager's family moved to the country when he was four. He is a successful swimmer, but he cannot represent his country of residence in international competitions as he has been granted citizenship. One of the most popular right-wing politicians complains that while offenders quickly gain citizenship without any conditions, an athlete who would bring glory to the country in competitions cannot.
"Germany fully dependent on Russian gas"
The decision two decades ago to phase out nuclear power has resulted in Germany now being more dependent on Russian gas than most of its neighbours. This is the case not only for heating but also for electricity production. According to a senior policy expert in the European Council on Foreign Relations think tank, if Germany continues on this path, it will inevitably become completely vulnerable. Despite forecasts, the German government is not altering its stance.
Interior minister bans website for inciting hatred and jihad – video
The imam who was found to be responsible for the beastly beheading of teacher Samuel Paty was one of the speakers on the website. The site has been shut down for not complying with the law prohibiting Islamist separatism, as the platform was used to relay Salafist content inciting hatred and calling for jihad, the interior minister said.
Soros's district attorney does nothing to stop freight train lootings
Dozens of freight cars on the Los Angeles railway lines are being ransacked every day, yet such acts are not followed by severe penalties. Locals are calling on George Gascon to take action against the thefts, but the George Soros-backed district attorney (DA) is apparently doing nothing. The trusted man of the stock market speculator has come under fire for his pointless reforms. Other DAs linked to the billionaire across the country also make the news regularly with their scandalous decisions which have led to a surge in crime.
Unvaccinated migrants cannot be deported
Illegal immigrants are pulling a new trick to avoid deportation by refusing coronavirus testing, as well as vaccination. As most of their home countries require either a negative test or proof of vaccination for entry, they cannot be sent back.
Push for strengthening EU's external borders and financing fences
16 member states expect the European Union to contribute to the financing of border protection fences, as illegal migrants are putting constant pressure on the external borders of the bloc. However, the European Commission has made clear that it refuses to be a part of the erection of walls.
Another assassination plot against Serbian president
The interior minister suspects a member of a Montenegrin criminal organisation to be behind the operation.
Police don't investigate cases due to staff shortages
Due to a critical staff shortage witnessed in recent years, police are no longer investigating cases that are not considered a priority, according to many law enforcement officers.
Eric Zemmour: Calais a symbol of EU’s and Macron’s failure – video
The politician was met by Antifa activists during a trip to the countryside so he is filing a complaint against the journalist who leaked the information. He is also under attack by the media, with the imam of the capital's Grand Mosque urging people to go and vote to prevent the right-wing presidential candidate from making it to the second round, because he is a very dangerous person.
Macron holds opening speech of French EU presidency – video
In the life of Europe a new era has begun, the French president has said. In his speech kicking off France's EU presidency, Emmanuel Macron promised to place emphasis peace, progress and democracy.
European citizens think EU applies double standards
Leaders of the European Union are increasingly applying double standards, which is being felt by the member states' citizens, according to an EU-wide survey organised by the Hungarian Szazadveg Foundation. The survey also reveals that the majority of people reject politically motivated censorship and have a fundamentally negative opinion of George Soros.
Information on abortion may be permitted again
Public debate on the so-called "ban on advertising abortion" has been dragging on for years in Germany. It may soon draw to an end because, according to a proposal by the federal government, those offering detailed information on the procedure would not be punishable in the future.
Detained for trying to evict squatters – video
Intruders broke into and occupied a house where a man lived with his mother. They claimed they were the owners while the real owner continued to pay the bills. The rightful owner has repeatedly asked for police help in vain, so a team organised on social media came to his assistance. Eventually, however, police ended up arresting them, instead of the squatters.
Budapest utilities holding chief buys property on private island in Florida
As evidenced by new photos and documents, Budapest utility companies CEO Imre Martha has not simply bought a luxury apartment in Florida but is also building a villa on a private island. Meanwhile, the company he leads is witnessing a series of lay-offs, allegedly due to a lack of funding, the daily Metropol writes.
Court fines Eric Zemmour for comments vindicated by recent crime
The right-wing presidential candidate, who was found guilty over his comments on unaccompanied migrant minors, must pay a fine of 10 thousand euros. The politician will appeal the decision, which he described as ideologically motivated and stupid. Meanwhile, an unaccompanied underage migrant who used a knife to threaten an employee at the hotel where he was quartered was simply transferred to another hotel as a form of punishment.
Antivaxxers harass shop assistants – video
Store employees are just doing their job when they. check customers' immunity certificates, but they are often insulted by those opposing the jab in a misguided attempt to take revenge for the restrictions. A man in an Austrian shopping centre filmed himself insulting a cashier. In Vienna, an aggressive customer had to be led away by security guards. Employees of retail units feel in danger at work.
Migrants lie to get asylum
Most migrants lie about their age. They claim to be much younger in hope that they will be accepted more quickly and easily by a country. However, there are also migrants who try to hide their criminal record. An Afghan man, for example, was found to have tried to flee from Austria to the UK because he was accused of rape and murder.
Constitution put to a vote in effort to accelerate EU integration
The Balkan country is to hold a referendum on amending the constitution with a view to making the administration of justice and the courts more independent. Brussels expects Serbia, which has been held up in the antechamber of the EU, to take steps towards the rule of law.
German labour minister: the country needs even more immigrants
Hundreds of thousands of unfilled workplaces are currently registered in Germany. Robert Habeck, head of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWi) predicts that the problem will get worse in the coming years. Job vacancies, therefore, must be filled with migrants.
Pro-migration NGO linked to George Soros delivers sensitisation sessions at schools with ministerial approval
Since December 2015, volunteers have delivered lectures on the NGO's migrant rescue activities to 50,000 students across the country, with the approval of the education minister, the organisation reported. The sessions aim to raise student's awareness to tragedies that happened to migrants at the Mediterranean Sea.
Leftist PM candidate to downsize healthcare system, eliminate emergency and obstetrics services in rural towns
The left wing's prime ministerial hopeful spoke last fall about supporting the centralization of outpatient healthcare facilities across the country, leaving only one out of every several institutions operating while shutting down the rest.
Children need pornographic content, author says
The book titled Gender Queer has drawn some strong reactions, with parents and public figures pointing out that a book illustrated with pornographic images is not appropriate for children. The author, however, argues that the book is "integral" to the proper development of children.
Hungarian grammar school bans polite greeting of women
As the expression is not gender-neutral, some teachers have forbidden the students from using the traditional greeting in a grammar school in Hungary, according to the online news outlet Kontra.
Macron to double police by 2030, opposition slams his plan – video
If re-elected, he would double the number of police officers by 2030, the politician said, noting that 10,000 new posts have been created already. One of the most popular presidential candidates of the opposition has inquired about why the country needs to wait so long, considering that public security has been deteriorating drastically nationwide.
Terrorists to arrive in Europe legally
Western countries should repatriate about two thousand people with Western citizenship who have joined the Islamic State, human rights organisations argue. In many cases, however, there is not enough evidence for European courts to convict these individuals, who may – as a result – remain at large in society.
This is stupid: Ukrainians believe Pal Maleter is Hungary's defence minister
When an Eastern Europe expert at one of Ukraine's leading think-tanks was interviewed by a Ukrainian news site, one question by the journalist has revealed an astounding level of ignorance and incompetency.
Children's opera about trans people funded by public money
City Hall sponsored an opera promoting transgenderism, written for primary school children.
Migrant reception centres overcrowded in Belgium
Due to the recent dramatic rise in the number of migrants arriving in the country, reception centres are filled to capacity, despite the fact that nearly 30,000 places are available to asylum seekers. The mayor of the capital intends to accommodate migrants overnight in an old hospital building. The state secretary for asylum and migration said there is a problem with the system, as asylum seekers can easily transit throughout Europe.
CEO of capital's public utilities is concealing at least 140 million euros in real estate
The head of the Budapest public utilities holding, Imre Martha, who has silently accumulated hundreds of millions of euros in wealth in recent years, has become the focal figure of a scandal erupting in the past weeks in Hungary. The Metropol newspaper obtained documents based on which the experts asked estimate the CEO's wealth at 140-165 million euros.
Turkish works of art seized in US to be returned to Turkey
The authorities had been searching for the stolen Turkish pieces for two years, before finally locating them in the United States. The objects will be returned to Turkey later this month.
Muslim rapper: Don’t wish me Happy New Year, it’s not a Muslim custom – video
Many people are outraged by a Muslim rapper’s statement that no one should wish him a happy new year as it is not a Muslim tradition. Both government and opposition politicians criticised the musician for his remark, and a prominent essayist said in a TV show that the rapper is a habitually anti-French individual who does not respect the Christian calendar.
Leftist journalist: French nationality of unknown soldier at Triumphal Arch uncertain – video
Replacing the national flag at the Arc de Triomphe with the EU flag on the occasion of the union's French presidency has stirred considerable controversy in recent days. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is located beneath the monument, and many are complaining that Emmanuel Macron is dishonouring the memory of soldiers who sacrificed their lives for their country. A well-known left-wing journalist is now defending the government by questioning whether the actual soldier buried there was a French national.
Illegal migration rose sharply in Poland last year
Illegal migration on the Polish-Belarusian border saw a sharp rise last year. Along with an increase in the volume of border violation attempts, the number of migrants in reception centres and those charged with people smuggling also grew, the Polish border guard spokesperson reported on Monday.
A penis is a penis, not a male sex organ
In the spirit of inclusion, some of the until now generally accepted definitions have been changed in the so-called family planning glossary created in the wake of the feminist movements. As explained, for example, a penis is a penis, not a male sex organ, and gays, bisexuals and lesbians are transphobic.
Migrant camp evacuated on second attempt after fierce clashes – video
Police deployed to evacuate a migrant camp in the north of the country on 30 December were pelted with stones by migrants, who injured 16 officers with some requiring hospital care. Eventually, the camp was vacated three days later. One immigrant was taken into custody.
Hungary's president: May our determination to act be strengthened
“May our determination to take action not only prevail in the new year, but also be strengthened in us, so that we will not be overcome by apathy and resignation,” Hungarian President Janos Ader said in his New Year’s greeting broadcast on several public media outlets following the traditional sounding of the Hungarian national anthem at midnight.
Jab deadline extended so no one misses out on 300-euro bonus
Leaving pensioners waiting without an appointment while vaccinating 16-year-olds is a misunderstanding of the situation, Igor Matovic warned. The Slovak finance minister announced that the deadline for registering and getting vaccinated will be extended so that everyone can receive the bonus payment.