Telegraph [UK], by Justin Huggler Posted By: Ribicon- Wed, 26 48 2017 03:48:20 GMT The crime rate among migrants in Germany rose by more than 50 per cent last year, according to new figures that have raised concerns the populist far’Right may seize on the issue in the run’up to September’s elections. The number of suspected crimes by refugees, asylum’seekers and illegal immigrants rose to 174,438 in 2016 — an increase of 52.7 per cent, according to the interior ministry. (Snip) The highest crime rate was among migrants from the Balkans, Morocco, Algeria and the former Soviet Union, who have little chance of being granted asylum. The figures were an unwelcome headline for Mrs Merkel
New York Times, by Coral Davenport Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- Wed, 26 48 2017 03:48:20 GMT Washington ‘ After moving last month against Barack Obama’s efforts to limit fossil fuel exploration and combat climate change, President Trump will complete his effort to overturn environmental policy this week, signing two executive orders to expand offshore drilling and roll back conservation on public lands. On Wednesday, Mr. Trump will sign an executive order directing his interior secretary, Ryan Zinke, to review national monuments designated by previous presidents under the Antiquities Act of 1906, aiming to roll back the borders of protected lands and open them to drilling, mining and logging.
Agence France’Presse, by Staff Posted By: Ribicon- Wed, 26 49 2017 03:49:00 GMT The United States should stay in the Paris climate accord but renegotiate it, energy secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday, alleging that some European countries were not doing enough to curb emissions. A decision is expected by president Donald Trump next month on whether or not to stay in the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement limiting global carbon emissions, signed by 194 countries. (Snip) “But the fact is their emissions have gone up because they are using more coal, and they are using coal that is, you know, not clean technologies,” Mr Perry added. “My point is, don´t sign an agreement
A client state in North Korea is infinitely preferable to Kim Jung-un’s regime.