Written by World Bulletin
Germany may have witnessed violent anti-refugee protests this week -- but the message from the country's media and celebrities is a loud and determined welcome for people fleeing the horrors of war.
"We're helping," Germany's Bild newspaper splashed in large letters on its front page on Saturday.
The tabloid, which has launched a high-profile charity campaign to assist refugees, added: "The whingers and the xenophobes don't speak in our name."
Last Updated on Monday, 31 August 2015 19:35
Written by Deutsche Welle
"I condemn in the strongest possible terms the violent outbursts," the chancellor said. "There was an aggressive mood against foreigners there that isn't acceptable in any way."Add a comment
Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 August 2015 10:51
Written by Greece Solidarity Campaign
Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015 19:01
Written by Jan Čulík
A certain amount of fear is perhaps understandable. After the deportation of a large German minority from Czechoslovakia in 1945 and after 40 years of communism, Central European countries such as the Czech Republic, Slovakia or Hungary are highly homogeneous and predominantly white. Historically, the Czechs and the Slovaks defined their nationality in terms of language, meaning that if you did not speak Czech or Slovak you were an alien, not to be accepted or trusted.Add a comment
Last Updated on Friday, 21 August 2015 22:24
Written by Daniel Dickson
In last year's election, the Sweden Democrats more than doubled their support and won 13 percent of the vote, becoming the third largest party, on an agenda to cut the number of asylum seekers coming to Sweden by 90 percent.Add a comment
Last Updated on Thursday, 20 August 2015 23:24