Contents tagged with Cologne assaults

  • Russian Deputy PM Rogozin Visits Belgrade

    After his visit to Belgrade, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin expressed much cynicism towards Serbia and implied that it was setting itself up to be the site for a ‘Cologne Two’ scenario.

    Rogozin’s visit to Serbia was marked by scandal, reports a correspondent of Radio Svoboda, Yulia Petrovskaya. After Rogozin said that Serbia faces a ‘Cologne Two’ situation in regard to its commitment to the European Union, the Serbian Deputy Prime Minister, Zorana Mihajlović, advised the Russian …

  • Merkel's party takes new stance on refugees

    After the attacks on women in Cologne on New Year's Eve, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), which is led by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, argued for stricter laws concerning refugees. At the meeting in Mainz the party leaders unanimously adopted a new stance. This was reported by N-TV on Saturday, January 9th.

    If approved, the amendments would mean that refugees would lose the right to asylum if they were given suspended sentences. Earlier, the management of the CDU was planning to …