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Europe Worried New Syria War Could Lead to New Refugee Crisis

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The Interior Minister of France Gerard Collomb and German Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer have expressed concern that U.S. led airstrikes in Syria against the Assad regime could fuel a new wave of mass migration to Europe. The two Interior Ministers expressed their concern Thursday during a meeting in Paris with Seehofer saying, “We both would like the conflicts to be solved diplomatically... 

Bavarian PM Threatens to Sue Berlin if Merkel Fails Control German Borders

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Bavaria’s migration-skeptic Prime Minister Horst Seehofer said Saturday that he would file a lawsuit in Germany’s Constitutional Court if Chancellor Angela Merkel fails to restore contol over Germany’s borders. Authorities in the southern German state of Bavaria threatened in October to take the federal government to court if it did not manage to curb the record inflow of refugees into the... 

Merkel defends state premier's controversial integration statements

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Merkel defended Seehofer's comments which seemed to be against more Muslim immigrants. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended Bavarian state premier, Horst Seehofer, after he called for restrictions on the number of Turkish and Arab immigrants to Germany. Merkel said he was misconstrued. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended the state premier of Bavaria’s controversial call for... 

Senior German politician calls to stop Muslim immigration

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Christian Democratic Union party leader stirs controversy following racial remarks; says ‘we don’t need additional immigrants from ‘foreign cultures’. A German official on Saturday called to stop Muslim immigration into the country, stirring public controversy. Horst Seehofer, leader of the Christian Democratic Union Party (CSU), which is a member of the coalition government in... 
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