World Faeser gets growing refugee numbers towards Europe
US keeps target admissions for refugees at 125,000
Move comes despite pressure from advocates to raise the limit as record numbers of people flee war and persecution.The announcement on Tuesday came despite pressure from advocates to allow more refugees entry, as record numbers of people flee their homes because of war, violence, persecution and human rights abuses. The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and other emergencies have pushed the displacement figure above “the dramatic milestone of 100 million” this year.
Faeser. Federal Interior Minister Nancy Faeser is concerned about the increasing number of migrants who are trying to reach Europe via the Balkan route and the Mediterranean. The fact that more people come to Europe again via these routes, "worried me," said the SPD politician of the "Bild am Sonntag". The border controls to Austria have been extended, at the Czech border the federal police control increasingly as part of the veil search. "Because it is clear: together we are responsible for stopping illegal entry so that we can continue to help people who urgently need our support," said the minister.
The Nord Stream pipeline sabotage is a warning to Europe
The undersea explosions in two gas pipelines from Russia exposed Europe’s vulnerabilities — just as the continent faces a looming energy crisis.Officials detected significant drops in pressure in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline on Monday, and then detected another pressure drop on the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, which were ultimately determined to come from three separate leaks. Swedish seismologists have said underwater explosions caused these leaks. The Danish military released footage of gas from the pipeline bubbling to the surface of the Baltic Sea.
CSU regional group leader Alexander Dobrindt told the newspaper that he expects Faeser to "present a concrete concept for the quick interruption of the transit routes and, with the EU, urge the better protection of the external borders". Faeser also pointed out the challenges of people who flee from Ukraine to Germany. "The longer the war lasts, the more difficult it is to accommodate and care for so many refugees," she said. According to their ministry, according to the newspaper, exactly 992,517 war refugees from Ukraine came to the Federal Republic by September 17. All developments in the Ukraine War Read in our Newsblog . This also puts the municipalities on a stress test. "The municipalities are already facing a situation like in 2015 and 2016. And much indicates that many more people will flee to Germany in winter," said the managing director of the Association of Cities and Municipalities, Gerd Landsberg, the Newspaper. "There are already many municipalities today that have to accommodate people in gyms because all other capacities are exhausted. If this becomes even more, then we head for a real accommodation in winter," warned Landsberg. (dpa)
Optus data hacker scandal takes ridiculous turn as man sent customer's phone numbers and bills .
Samuel Leighton-Dore posted screenshots of a conversation he claims to have had with an Optus support worker - who appears to have accidentally sent him private information. 'Now Optus support leaking other people's phone numbers and bill amounts to me,' he posted to Twitter, alongside an image of the chat.