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Global Human Trafficking Now a $32 Billion Industry

Global Human Trafficking Now a $32 Billion Industry

According to the head of one of France'smost prominent asylum seeker support organisations, the global network of human traffickers which aid migrants across borders into Europe and elsewhere constitute a $32 billion (£25bn) industry.

Italy's Salvini to Fund Pro-Family Policy with Tax on Migrants

Italy's Salvini to Fund Pro-Family Policy with Tax on Migrants

Matteo Salvini's populist League (La Lega) has promised a comprehensive new pro-family government policy including child care and other policies to encourage Italians to have more children, with the plan being partially funded by a tax on migrants sending cash overseas.

Orban Stands up to Merkel, Refuses to Take Migrants from Germany

Orban Stands up to Merkel, Refuses to Take Migrants from Germany

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbánstood firm on mass migration during a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin Thursday, saying thathis country would refuse to allow Germany to send migrants back to Hungary.

Italy to Impound NGO Migrant Ferries

Italy to Impound NGO Migrant Ferries

The Italian governmenthas announced that it may take in migrants from two NGO 'rescue' ships, but may seize the vessels for allegedly flying the Dutch flag illegally.

New Migrant Crisis Threatens to Bring Down Merkel in 48 Hours

New Migrant Crisis Threatens to Bring Down Merkel in 48 Hours

The era of Angela Merkel may be coming to an end as longstandingdisagreements on migration policies between her and her Bavarian allies threaten to come to a head and potentially unseat the German leader, who has been at the country'shelm since 2005.

Austria: Deportations up 36 Percent Under Populist Interior Minister

Austria: Deportations up 36 Percent Under Populist Interior Minister

Deportations of failed asylum seekers and illegal migrants have increased by 36 percent under populist Freedom Party (FPÖ) Interior Minister Herbert Kickl compared to 2017 as Austria looks to provide more information to the public on deportation cases.

Senior German Official: Conditions for Asylum Bribes Scandal Widespread

Senior German Official: Conditions for Asylum Bribes Scandal Widespread

The scandal involving alleged bribes for asylum decisions at the Bremen branch of the German federal office for migration and refugees (BAMF) may be even more widespread as a senior member of the agency has claimed the conditions in Bremen were not an isolated case.

Ambassador Grenell: Chain Migration a Key Issue for Germany

Ambassador Grenell: Chain Migration a Key Issue for Germany

While the flow of migrants has slowed since the peak of the migrant crisis in 2015, U.S. Ambassador Richard Grenell has warned that a key issue for Germany has become chain migration and politicians need to support the country’s intelligence services and better understand the issue.

Upper-Middle Class, Alt-Left Antifa Rioters Face Charges

Upper-Middle Class, Alt-Left Antifa Rioters Face Charges

Six of the 200 alt-left Antifa extremists arrested on May 1st in Paris were presented before a court this week, with several of the alleged rioters coming from upper-middle class backgrounds.

Ten Dead As White Van Hits Pedestrians in Toronto

Ten Dead As White Van Hits Pedestrians in Toronto

Update, 8:25 PM Eastern:At the evening press conference, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale stated there is currently no reason to believe the suspect is connected to international terrorism or poses a threat to national security.

Ten Dead As Rental Van Hits Pedestrians in Toronto

Ten Dead As Rental Van Hits Pedestrians in Toronto

Ten have been killed and more than a dozen more injured after a white rental truck mounted the pavement in central Toronto, Canada, and “deliberately” mowed down pedestrians.

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