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Germany is offering rejected asylum seekers money to voluntarily return home as the government gets ready to deport Syrian migrants next summer.
The country’s interior ministry announced a scheme Saturday to give families up to 3,000 euros ($3,560) if they agree to leave. The program — titled “Your Country, Your Future, Now!” — will run through the end of February.
“If you decide by the end of February for a voluntary return, you will get in addition to first aid, a housing aid for the first twelve months in your country of origin,” Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere told newspaper Bild am Sonntag.
Like many towns in Italy, the small city of Ventimiglia is suffering, the direct result of the influx of African Muslim illegals posing as refugees. The tourist business is way down, shops are struggling, and women are afraid to go out on the streets at night, for fear of being attacked by the predominantly young male Muslim invaders.
They call them “unaccompanied teenage migrants,” but most of them are adult men.
H/t reader kevin a.
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The Christmas market on la Croix-Rousse hill in Lyon, France, has been cancelled because organisers cannot afford the €20,000 security budget.
The annual Christmas market, with its stalls, marquee, and farm animals, has been cancelled because the cost of securing the site day and night was prohibitively expensive, whilst towns and cities across Europe are fortifying their Christmas markets with anti-terror barriers, reports Le Progrés.
“For the past year, requests to secure our events have increased,” explained Maïlys, the project manager for the southern French city’s merchants’ association.
“African exodus of biblical proportions impossible to stop”
The African Union-European Union (AU-EU) summit, held in in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on November 29-30, 2017, has ended in abject failure after the 55 African and 28 European leaders attending the event were unable to agree on even basic measures to prevent potentially tens of millions of African migrants from flooding Europe.
Despite high expectations and grand statements, the only concrete decision to come out of Abidjan was the promise to evacuate 3,800 African migrants stranded in Libya.
More than six million migrants are waiting in countries around the Mediterranean to cross into Europe, according to a classified German government report leaked to Bild. The report said that one million people are waiting in Libya; another one million are waiting in Egypt, 720,000 in Jordan, 430,000 in Algeria, 160,000 in Tunisia, and 50,000 in Morocco. More than three million others who are waiting in Turkey are currently prevented from crossing into Europe by the EU’s migrant deal with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
“What the refugees bring to Europe is worth more than gold.”
Migrant unemployment continues to be a major problem with the district of Salzlandkreis seeing only 56 out of 1,530 migrants registered at the jobcentre able to find full-time work.
While the number is up from last year, when 24 migrants were in full-time positions, the total percentage of the total migrant workforce on work is only 3.6 per cent, Mitteldeutsche Zeitung reports.
“The refugee target group still presents a special challenge,” head of the district employment agency Thomas Holz said. Mr. Holz said the main issues are the language barrier and the recognition of qualifications and academic degrees from overseas.
Berlin-Brandenburg BER airport: Construction began in 2006 with operation scheduled to begin in 2011. And now as 2017 nears the end, BER is not even close to opening. Currently it is well over 2000 days behind schedule. Massive technical deficiencies with the airport’s safety systems plague the entire project, and now it is questionable whether the airport will even open in 2021.
Bureaucrat run airport-project turns into national embarrassment
BER’s original estimated price tage was 2.5 billion euros, but since then the costs have ballooned to 6.6 billion euros today. Worse: billions more are expected, nobody knows when the project will be completed, and there’s even talk the project might be abandoned altogether! It is undoubtedly the country’s greatest construction and engineering debacle so far this century. The joke today: It would be cheaper to move the entire city of Berlin to another airport then to sort through the catastrophe that is the BER airport.
“Washington will not survive its war, and neither will the American and European people.“
As predicted and planned by TPTB…
The outstanding German seer Alois Irlmaier foresaw this in around 1950…
– Alois Irlmaier
“Everything calls peace, Schalom! Then it will occur – a new Middle East war suddenly flames up, big naval forces are facing hostiley in the Mediterranean – the situation is strained. But the actual firing spark is set on fire in the Balkan: I see a “large one” falling, a bloody dagger lies beside him – then impact is on impact. …”
According to news reports in the British press, Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed Russia’s industries to prepare themselves to be able to make a quick switch to war production.
Clearly, the Russian government would not make such an announcement unless it was convinced that the prospect of war with the West was real.
For some time I have emphasized in my columns that the consequence of years of hostile actions taken by Washington and its European vassals against Russia was leading to war.
🆘‼️😬🔥 #Germany: The Lord Mayor of #Mannheim calls for HELP! He can no longer handle the refugees. Because they commit crimes and intimidate the German population! Thankx Merkel! pic.twitter.com/x95DP21F0l
— Onlinemagazin (@OnlineMagazin) December 1, 2017
Weil sie Straftaten begehen und die Bevölkerung einschüchtern, bereiten einige der 7350 minderjährigen Ausländer den Städten im Land Sorgen. Besonders extrem ist die Lage offenbar in Mannheim.
And now he was only frustrated.
Just wait until after the coming financial collapse, when he will be totally pissed off, because he will not be given any money or food from the German government.
A Lebanese asylum seeker found guilty of attempting to burn down his asylum home said he did so out of frustration at not being given a job.
A court heard that 26-year-old Hussein F. had come to Germany two years ago from Dubai, where he had lived for six years, and paid £11,000 ($15,000) for a Schengen area visa
He was placed in an asylum home in Hannover where, on June 12th, he set his mattress on fire. His lawyer Tanja Brettschneider claimed the asylum seeker has snapped because he was “looking for a better life, but was not allowed to work”, German tabloid Bild reports.
The 26-year-old even gave warning to authorities of his plans in advance when he marched down to the city hall and demanded his own accommodation saying that otherwise, he would set the asylum home on fire.
It took 66 firemen, 14 police officers, and six paramedics two full hours to put out the blaze which caused £4,610 of damages. No one was injured in the fire.
One of Germany’s largest companies is trying to buy Monsanto, which changes everything.
A majority of EU governments voted on Monday to extend the European license for glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s flagship product, Roundup, for another five years. One of the deciding votes was cast by the caretaker government of Germany, which came off the fence after abstaining in previous meetings.
The decision was made despite a petition signed by more than 1.3 million EU citizen-subjects calling for a European ban on the weedkiller.
We wish Russia could likewise get away with such a puny army, but given NATO (including German) bellicosity on its borders, it can’t.
A lot is said about the combat readiness of the Russian army, but how about this statistic. Of Germany’s 244 Leopard 2 tanks just 95 are currently operational. 53 are being upgraded, 7 are on testing grounds. Another 89 are in a state of disrepair and waiting for spare parts:
BERLIN (AP) — German police have used water cannons to disperse hundreds of protesters, who tried to block access to a nationalist party convention in Hannover. Clashes between police and protesters on Saturday briefly delayed the opening of the Alternative for Germany’s gathering.
— Onlinemagazin (@OnlineMagazin) December 1, 2017
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LONDON (AP) — The European Union warned Britain on Friday that it must outline by next week how it plans to keep an open Irish border after Brexit or the bloc will refuse to start negotiating a new trade deal with the U.K.
Standing alongside European Council President Donald Tusk in Dublin, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said the U.K. must offer “credible, concrete and workable solutions that guarantee there will no hard border” between Northern Ireland and the Irish republic after Britain leaves the EU in 2019.
BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Germany’s eastern state of Saxony have formally indicted prominent nationalist leader Frauke Petry in connection with a perjury probe. The dpa news agency reported Wednesday that Dresden prosecutors accuse Petry of lying under oath when she testified before Saxony’s regional assembly in November 2015 about loans to the right-wing Alternative for Germany party.
Lawmakers in Saxony lifted Petry’s immunity in August. The 42-year-old welcomed the decision at the time, saying it would give her a chance to defend herself in court. Petry, one of 94 AfD candidates elected to the national Parliament last month, has since quit the party.
She cited months of in-fighting among its leadership, saying AfD wasn’t in a position to push for the political change that she thought Germany needed.
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German Chancellor candidate Martin Schulz (SPD): “What the refugees bring to Europe is worth more than gold.”
A 22-year-old asylum seeker has been given a suspended sentence after he attempted to pay a local prostitute with fake cash he had made on a photocopier.
The 22-year-old, who is said not to have a very firm grasp of German, attempted to buy the services of a prostitute at a brothel in the town of Sindelfingen. When he gave her cash, the prostitute noticed the bills were obvious fakes and alerted security who called the police, Stuttgarter Zeitung reports.
Investigators soon learned that the migrant had used a colour copy machine at the Magstadt asylum home where he volunteered doing janitorial work and had made 18 copies of a 50 euro note. They say the 22-year-old did a “sloppy job” on the fakes and were also able to locate scissors he had used to cut out the notes.
Apparently German government officials have finally woken up to the realization that it’s utterly ridiculous to use tax revenue generated primarily from middle and low-income households to fund subsidy payments to rich people buying $100,000 luxury sports cars. As Business Standard notes this morning, the German Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Controls announced that it will no longer subsidize the Tesla Model S as it can not be delivered in a configuration that meets the 60,000 euro price limit.
A German government agency has removed Tesla’s Model S from the list of electric cars eligible for subsidies because it is not available in a version that falls within a 60,000 euro ($71,448) price limit.
Tesla customers could not order the Model S without extra features that pushed the price of the car above the limit, a spokesman for the German Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Controls (BAFA) said on Friday.
German magazine Auto Bild had reported that BAFA was looking into the issue and could take Tesla off the eligibility list.
According to Reuters, Germany launched their incentive scheme, worth about 1 billion euros, last year. The funding requirements were shared by the German car industry to boost electric car usage. A price cap was included to exempt premium models. Under the subsidy scheme, buyers get 4,000 euros off their all-electric vehicle purchase and 3,000 euros off plug-in hybrids.
The European Union (EU) remains “committed to” giving, and is in the later stages of securing, Turkish citizens visa-free travel in the bloc, as well as handing an extra three billion euros to migrants in the nation by next year, a commissioner has said.
The EU’s Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos explained that all elements of the migrant deal with Turkey were moving ahead, after Turkey agreed to stem the tide of Middle Eastern migrants in return for billions in aid and the opening Europe’s borders to Turks.