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Hajj Has A Long History Of Tragic Safety Issues

Hundreds of people died on Thursday in a stampede in the city of Mina.<p>After a stampede in the Saudi city of Mina killed over 700 people and injured hundreds more on Thursday, the hajj's safety risks are back in the spotlight.<p>Each year, the pilgrimage brings millions of people to Saudi Arabia on a …

Video für Flüchtlinge: Der Werbefilm für das gelobte Asylland Germany

Anzeige<p>Der Film ist ein wahres Musterbeispiel für die Willkommenskultur. Produziert hat ihn, im Auftrag des Bundesamtes für Migration und …

Flüchtlinge: Die großzügigen Schweden zahlen einen hohen Preis

Anzeige<p>Als nach den Verbrechen des Zweiten Weltkriegs globale Organisationen für Entwaffnung und Wohlstand entstehen, entwickeln die nordischen …

Umfrage für FOCUS Online zeigt: Jeder zweite Deutsche ist unzufrieden mit Merkels Flüchtlingspolitik

"Wir schaffen das", sagt Angela Merkel mit Blick auf den Zustrom hunderttausender Flüchtlinge. Die Bevölkerung ist jedoch skeptisch, wie eine …

The refugees housed at Dachau: 'Where else should I live?'

Photograph: Frank Bauer for the Guardian<p>The entrance to the ‘herb garden’ at Dachau today.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442414339912/db53fcac-1d44-4f77-b786-e78ed8ad3ba8-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Frank Bauer for the Guardian<p>The entrance to the ‘herb …

Nazi Concentration Camps

ISIS barbarians execute 10 - including 15-year-old - for 'being gay'

APISIS have executed 10 for the crime of 'being gay'<p>The teenager was allegedly arrested when he was just 14 and locked up until his senseless …

Had a shave? You could be next on Islamic State's kill list

GETTYFighters in Iraq and a man preparing to cut off his beard<p>The men and women were both threatened with execution for straying away from the strict …

Nuclear TSUNAMI: ISIS wants to wipe hundreds of millions from face of the earth

GETTYISIS have already launch devastating explosive attacks<p>The claim comes from a veteran German journalist who is the only reporter to have been …

Illegal immigrants face six months in jail if they are caught driving in the UK

• <b>Ministers new laws will make it harder to remain in Britain illegally</b>• <b><br>New offence driving while unlawfully in the UK to carry six months in</b> …

Croatia 'forces' Hungary to open borders to refugees as crisis deepens

Croatia has "forced" Hungary to take in thousands of migrants and will continue sending them to its northern neighbour, amid deepening discord and …

A look at shifting routes migrants are taking into Europe

BERLIN — Refugees and migrants are making their way into Europe by the hundreds of thousands, adjusting their routes as some become too dangerous and …

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Streit zwischen Pakistanern und Deutschen nach Disco in Spremberg

Demnach war es in der Nacht vom Samstag, 12. September, zum Sonntag zwischen 2 und 3 Uhr im City-Center zu einer Auseinandersetzung zwischen mehreren …

Zürich ZH - Publikation unverpixelter Bilder eines mutmasslichen Sexualstraftäters - Öffentlichkeitsfahndung | Polizei

Zürich ZH – Publikation unverpixelter Bilder eines mutmasslichen Sexualstraftäters – Öffentlichkeitsfahndung<p><b>Nachdem die Stadtpolizei Zürich am 7.</b> …

Moslem will Oktoberfest verbieten lassen – Beleidigung aller Muslime

<b>Ein „Morad Almuradi“ aus den Niederlanden provoziert mit einer Petition, die sich gegen das Münchner Oktoberfest richtet.</b><p><b>Die Veranstaltung sei</b> …

POL-MK: Körperverletzung bei REWE

<i>Hemer/Deilinghofen (ots)</i> - Streit unter Asylbewerbern eskaliert<p>Ein 25-jähriger Eritreer hielt sich gestern Abend (14.09.2015, gegen 21:10 Uhr) mit …

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BA plane fire: captain who helped avert disaster was due to retire next week

Air transport,UK news,US news,Nevada,British Airways,Airline industry,Travel & leisure,World news,Business<p>Pilot identified by Guardian as 42-year veteran Chris Henkey delivered ‘textbook response’ after ‘catastrophic failure of engine’, experts say<p>The captain of a British Airways jet that was …

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British Airways fire: 'We saw the smoke. The smell was bitter. It was time to panic'

Guardian reporter Jacob Steinberg was on board BA2276, which burst into flames during takeoff in Las Vegas. Here he describes the fear that gripped passengers<p>I had fallen into a deep sleep in seat 24H on my British Airways flight to Gatwick long before the plane took off – a few days in Las Vegas …

Stop British students boozing – for their sake and all of ours

Britain is hooked on booze and – like other addicts – refuses to acknowledge the problem or seek help. Joyful celebrations, times of loss and pain …

Bewohner sollen Flüchtlingsheim selbst angezündet haben

Zum Brand in einer Hamburger Flüchtlingsunterkunft gibt es erste Erkenntnisse: Die Polizei geht davon aus, dass die jugendlichen Bewohner das Feuer …

Schon 1288 Polizeieinsätze in NRW-Flüchtlingsheimen

Das geht aus einer Antwort von Innenminister Ralf Jäger (SPD) auf eine kleine Anfrage des CDU-Landtagsabgeordneten Theo Kruse hervor, die unserer …

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French City with 40% Muslim Population is the Most Dangerous City in Europe

The French city of Marseille has an estimated 30 to 40 percent Muslim population and has been ranked as the most dangerous city in Europe.<p>The gritty …

Asyl-Abgabe von 5,2% - ab 01.01.2016

Asyl-Abgabe von 5,2% - ab 01.01.2016. 302 likes. Um unseren Flüchlingen in Deutschland ein besseres Leben zu ermöglichen sollte jeder deutsche …

How many asylum seekers would other EU countries need to match Germany?

With country expected to receive 800,000 applications this year, here’s how fellow European member states shape up by comparison<p>Germany is expected to receive 800,000 asylum seekers this year – about four times the number it took last year and more than all other EU member states combined received …