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    Donald Trump has said Britain and Europe are "not safe places" following the terror attacks, which killed at least 31 people in Brussels on Tuesday.

    The twin blasts at the Zaventeem airport and at the Maalbeek Metro station in the heart of the Belgian capital left more than 360 people injured, with 62 people still in critical conditions.

    Speaking five days after the attack, US Republican president front-runner said Europe has lots of "very, very severe" problems and that even America is not a safe place for Americans.

    I don't think Bruss - England or I don't think that Europe is a safe place. No, I don't. I think there are a lot of problems in Europe that are very, very severe,
    he told ABC.

    When you look at Brussels, when you look at the way they've handled things from law enforcement standpoints, when you look at Paris, when you look at so many other places, no, it's not (safe).
    The billionaire businessman spoke on American television as a series of arrests was taking place throughout Europe and intelligence agencies are working together to break down the network of people believed to be linked to the Brussels and Paris attacks.

    Mr Trump's comments were echoed by the US secretary of state John Kerry, who told CBS American citizens should "avoid a crowded place" if they are travelling Europe, adding "we have no control over who may be there".

    In December, Mr Trump stirred up British politicians, claiming parts of London were "so radicalised that the police are afraid for their own lives".

    Belgian media reported that prosecutors in Brussels charged a second man in connection with a foiled attack on Paris.

    The man, identified only as Abderamane A, was charged with involvement in a terrorist group.

    The suspect was arrested in Schaerbeek on Friday, after he was shot and wounded by armed police at a tram stop - this was not confirmed by Belgian prosecutors.

    The reported arrest would be the second to be made in connection with a plot to stage another terror attack in Paris, after nine people were arrested for their suspected involvement in the terror attacks in Belgium.

    The first arrest is understood to have taken place in Boulogne-Billancourt, west of Paris, where police detained Reda Kriket, 34, for his suspected involvement in a militant plot that officials believe was "at an advanced stage".

    On Saturday, an Algerian national wanted by the Belgian intelligence services, Djamal Eddine Ouali, was also detained in Salerno, Italy.

    He has been arrested under the European arrest warrant in connection with the forging of fake ID documents used by the terrorists behind the Paris and Brussels attacks.

    Meanwhile in Brussels, Belgian riot police were forced to use water cannons on a far-right protest group, which disrupted the large remembrance gathering at the central Place de la Bourse on Sunday.

    Protestors were seen making Nazi salutes and confronting ethnic minority groups, as members of the public laid floral tributes to the victims of Tuesday's attacks at a makeshift memorial.
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    It's amusing that he thinks that the UK and Europe aren't safe when they have hundreds of mass shootings every year.

    I'd chose to live here over the US any day.
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    Trump is right.
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    The safest capital in Europe is without doubt London. I do agree with Trump though, Europe isn't safe anymore. The Jihadi network in Belgium, for instance, is massive.
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    (Original post by Frank Underwood)
    It's amusing that he thinks that the UK and Europe aren't safe when they have hundreds of mass shootings every year.

    I'd chose to live here over the US any day.
    I would be much happier living somewhere wear I could sign up at my local shooting range, get my carry-permit and fight back if it came down to it, as opposed to living in Europe where you have to be a sitting duck.
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    (Original post by Frank Underwood)
    It's amusing that he thinks that the UK and Europe aren't safe when they have hundreds of mass shootings every year.

    I'd chose to live here over the US any day.
    He's saying they aren't safe from terrorist attacks, not mass shootings :facepalm:
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    "The UK and Europe aren't safe places to live".

    And neither is America, both being targeted by extremist groups and with having mass shootings.

    Although, I do see where he's coming from, it is a hypocritical comment.
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    (Original post by Dodgypirate)
    He's saying they aren't safe from terrorist attacks, not mass shootings :facepalm:
    I'm talking about whether or not its safer in general

    :facepalm: yourself
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    (Original post by Fractite)
    "The UK and Europe aren't safe places to live".

    And neither is America, both being targeted by extremist groups and with having mass shootings.

    Although, I do see where he's coming from, it is a hypocritical comment.
    Europe is suffering more at the hands of terrorism than the US is... without a doubt. This is what Trump is commenting on not mass shootings such as that of Charleston.
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    America is a quite nice place to live you know if you stay away from the bad hoods. Around 70 to 80% of it are really nice places to live. The nice places in Ameirca are a lot nicer than the nice parts of Britain but the worst parts are a LOT worse.
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    No sh*t.
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    (Original post by Slutty Salafi)
    I would be much happier living somewhere wear I could sign up at my local shooting range, get my carry-permit and fight back if it came down to it, as opposed to living in Europe where you have to be a sitting duck.
    So you'd take this gun of yours to rock concerts, to dinner, to christmas parties and to the airport just in case ISIS attacks?

    Logic = -5/10
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    (Original post by Dodgypirate)
    The safest capital in Europe is without doubt London.
    How have you come to this conclusion?
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    (Original post by Dodgypirate)
    He's saying they aren't safe from terrorist attacks, not mass shootings :facepalm:
    Right, because mass shootings don't kill anyone. Stop trying to be smart. You know he was making a comparison.
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    (Original post by Frank Underwood)
    I'm talking about whether or not its safer in general

    :facepalm: yourself

    This is about comments made by Trump on terrorism in EUROPE ... therefore not generally.

    It is fact that we suffer far more from terrorism than the US.
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    (Original post by Frank Underwood)
    So you'd take this gun of yours to rock concerts, to dinner, to christmas parties and to the airport just in case ISIS attacks?

    Logic = -5/10
    And to work just in case something happens at the metro
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    This coming from the country that has a mass shooting every two months on average.
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    (Original post by Frank Underwood)
    So you'd take this gun of yours to rock concerts, to dinner, to christmas parties and to the airport just in case ISIS attacks?

    Logic = -5/10
    If I had a permit, I would wear it like wearing a belt or having my wallet in my pocket and think very little of it.
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    (Original post by Dodgypirate)
    This is about comments made by Trump on terrorism in EUROPE ... therefore not generally.

    It is fact that we suffer far more from terrorism than the US.
    I don't see much difference between the terror attacks and the mass shootings that occur daily in the USA, apart from the motivation.
 
 
 
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