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Nach der partiellen Schließung der schwedischen Grenzen für Flüchtlinge verhängt das erste deutsche Bundesland einen Aufnahmestopp.

EU oder Krieg
Luxemburgs Außenminister Jean Asselborn warnt vor einem Zerfall der EU.

Neue Lager
Die Innenminister der EU haben sich auf Maßnahmen geeinigt, die Flüchtlinge aus Deutschland fernhalten sollen.

Krieg in Europa?
Der ehemalige Bundeskanzler Helmut Schmidt warnt vor einem neuen Krieg in Europa.

Verletzte ausgeflogen
Die Bundeswehr hat 20 verwundete Kämpfer aus der Ukraine zur Behandlung nach Deutschland ausgeflogen.

Außen und innen
Der deutsche Außenminister moniert eine mangelnde Zustimmung in der Bevölkerung für eine offensive deutsche Weltpolitik.

Die Verantwortung Berlins
Der ehemalige EU-Kommissar Günter Verheugen erhebt im Konflikt um die Ukraine schwere Vorwürfe gegen Berlin.

"Ein gutes Deutschland"
Das deutsche Staatsoberhaupt schwingt sich zum Lehrmeister der Türkei auf.

Die Dynamik des "Pravy Sektor"
Der Jugendverband der NPD kündigt einen "Europakongress" unter Beteiligung des "Pravy Sektor" ("Rechter Sektor") aus der Ukraine an.

Der Mann der Deutschen
Die deutsche Kanzlerin hat am gestrigen Montag zwei Anführer der Proteste in der Ukraine empfangen.

An Immoral Proposition
(Own report) - German pressure on East European countries to adopt the Euro is meeting resistance. Over the past few months, Berlin has been strengthening its pressure on several Central European governments, to have them soon join the Euro zone - to no avail. Czech Prime Minister Petr Nečas declared that the Czechs, themselves, will . . .

Defenestration of Prague, Number Four
(Own report) - A German EU parliamentarian is calling for impeachment proceedings against the President of the Czech Republic. Should President Václav Klaus not immediately ratify the "Lisbon Treaty" as soon as the Czech Constitutional Court hands down a positive decision, he must be forcibly removed from the country's highest constitutional body, insists the social . . .

An Educational Venue
(Own report) - In the wake of the controversy over the "Center Against Expulsions," an association of resettled Germans is pushing a parallel revisionist program in Munich. The Sudeten German territorial association wants to establish a "Sudeten-German Museum" in Munich to present the "History of the Germans in the Bohemian Territories", particularly the "expulsion" of . . .

Europe's Polyarchy
(Own report) - Berlin is increasing the pressure on the opponents to the Lisbon Treaty. According to the Vatican German pressure is being applied. German politicians are demanding that the Irish Bishops publicly call for a "Yes" vote in the re-run of the Irish referendum to avoid a renewed defeat. The government in Dublin will . . .

Moral Basis
(Own report) - Seventy years after German troops invaded Czechoslovakia, German media are using the Munich Dictate to demand that the West take a more aggressive approach to foreign policy. They allege that the "Agreement", that ceded important parts of Czechoslovakia to the German aggressor, concluded in the night of September 29 - 30, 1938 . . .

Germanophilic Elites
(Own report) - Even before a new Czech government has been constituted, prominent German politicians are exerting pressure on Prague. They are demanding the indictment of former members of the Czechoslovakian resistance against Nazi-occupation. The Prime Minister of Bavaria, Edmund Stoiber, called on the conservative winners of the elections in Prague to meet this demand. . . .

Stew ,,Berlin"
The president of the Czech Republic warns his citizens and the European public of the EU constitutional draft. Vaclav Klaus writes that the document is a result of politics, which is ,,done behind the back of the European public"and that it extinguishes the sovereignty of European states. Contradicting Klaus, the Czech prime minister pleads in favor of the present . . .

A Shared Home?
In an internationally circulated appeal, Polish, Czech and German signatories oppose the establishment of a ,,Zentrum gegen Vertreibungen"(centre against expulsions) and warn of a ,,revision of history."Furthermore, a ,,centre which is to establish and achieve a uniform view of history,"could cement ideologies which are based on nationalism, ethnicity, and racism and serve ,,to re-interpret political and social controversies into . . .

,,Historical revisionism"
In an internationally circulated appeal, Polish, Czech and German signatories oppose the establishment of a ,,Zentrum gegen Vertreibungen"(centre against expulsions) and warn of a ,,revision of history."Their appeal appeared in the Polish and Czech press but is only circulated in the internet in Germany. . . .

German claims against Poland
The Silesian Association ( ,,Landsmannschaft der Schlesier") is making further claims against Poland and seeks to achieve them by way of litigation. Thus declared the Chairman of the German ,,Expellees Association"at a meeting in Germany on the weekend of 12/13 July. Friedrich Merz, deputy Chairman of the largest opposition group in the German Parliament (CDU/CSU) pointed out that EU law had . . .

German Parliament again demands end to ,,Benes decrees"
Berlin's foreign policy continues to target the end of the so called ,,Benes Decrees". On 20th June the German Parliament strengthened its demand of the Czech republic ,,to repeal the continuing laws and decrees from the years 1945 and 1946". The day before the German Chancellor had declared that ,,ethnic cleansing as such is always wrong". On its website the . . .

German influence in Eastern Europe
Germany played an important role in splitting Czechoslovakia and breaking up Yugoslavia in the Nineties. This is shown in a speech that was given by Miroslav Polreich, a former Czechoslovak OSCE-ambassador, in the year 2000 in Oxford. As Polreich explains, the German government also argued against a possible peaceful settlement of the then "ethnic" conflicts . . .

Protests against ,,Sudeten German Embassy"
The so-called ,,embassy" opened in Prague by the Sudeten German League has run into massive resistance. The Czech Ministry of the Interior will refuse diplomatic rights and a Member of Parliament foresees mass demonstrations against the demands of the German ,,expellees". . . .

Sudeten Germans open ,,Embassy"
The Sudeten German League (SL) has opened a bureau in the Czech capital. Chairman, Bernd Posselt, has described it as an ,,Embassy". According to the usual meaning of the word, this is a demand for accredited diplomatic representation of the ,,Sudeten Germans", legitimising their demands against the Czech Republic. The opening of the SL office has led to . . .

,,America's Trojan Ass"
Germany and France are openly demanding that the states of eastern and south eastern Europe must be subject to their hegemony. This is their reaction to the support which these states have given to US foreign policy and is a reaction to Germany's bid for hegemony over them. A leading Berlin foreign policy think tank says in the meantime it . . .

Chancellor keeps mum on Polish contributions
The German Chancellor has visited Poland and said that he fully expects that country to be invited to become a member of the European Union, along with nine other new member states, at the forthcoming Copenhagen summit in December. However, the Chancellor refused to be drawn on whether or not Poland would be a net contributor to the EU budget. . . .

MEPs demand apology for Benes decrees
The European Parliament has held a special session to discuss the Benes decrees following the submission of a legal report favourable to the Czech position on the matter. German and Austrian MEPs demanded that the Czechs apologise for driving out Germans after the Second World War and that Prague make a statement distancing itself morally from the post-war settlement in . . .

Berlin calls ,,expatriate germans"to the ballot boxes
BERLIN (Own report)
At the forthcoming elections to the Bundestag, Berlin has granted voting rights to citizens of foreign states and calls Croats, Czechs, Poles or Russians to the polling booths, if they can produce a German ,,blood certificate". In the Czech Republic alone, Berlin has granted German passports to more than 60,000 Czech citizens. . . .

,,German Belgium"as a model for Eastern Europe
The states of Eastern Europe should ,,in part take the outstanding Belgian laws for the protection of minorities"as a model. This was demanded at a conference of the ,,Cultural Foundation of German Expellees"and the ,,Study Group for Policy and International Law (Voelkerrecht)"in Koenigswinter. The German-speaking minority in Belgium uses its constitutionally guaranteed special rights to fight for further far reaching . . .

Row over Benes decrees rumbles on
The foreign minister of Austria, Benita Ferrero-Waldner, has delivered a sharp reprimand to an apparently conciliatory remark made by the Commissar for enlargement, Günther Verheugen, about the relationship between the Benes( decrees and Czech admission to the EU. Verheugen had earlier falsely told the European Parliament that the Czech government had agreed to rescind the Benes( decrees if it found them . . .

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