Europe and Australia

Sweden Counters Trump’s Immigration Criticism

Source: Daily Beast Sweden has countered President Donald Trump’s claims that lenient immigration policies are bringing turmoil to the country, urging him to be “better informed” about the situation. Swedish Justice and Migration Minister Morgan Johansson took issue with Trump’s claims that the country’s lax immigration policies were causing instability. […]

Who is trolling the Pope?

Source: BBC I was shocked when I saw them. I was sitting just a few rows behind a nun on a tram, when it stopped alongside some posters of a stern-looking Pope Francis. Underneath his glum, almost menacing face, was a list of complaints: he’d removed priests, ignored the concerns of […]

Germany’s Bavaria to ban full-face veil

Source: BBC The German state of Bavaria has announced plans to ban the full-face veil in government workplaces, schools, universities and while driving. “Communication happens not only via language but also looks, facial expressions and gestures,” said state Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann. But critics say the ban will have little […]

Swedish capital rocked by riots

Source:CNN Riots broke out in a predominantly immigrant neighborhood of Stockholm Monday night, as residents clashed with police officers and set vehicles on fire, Swedish police say. Officers were forced to call in reinforcements when a crowd began to gather in the neighborhood of Rinkeby during the arrest of a […]