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    Friday: Have “Lone wolf” terror attacks in Europe increased support for government surveillance? And Danish MP Soren Espersen calls for a full ban on Muslim immigration.

    The latest slew of "lone wolf" terror attacks in Europe has spurred on supporters of increased government surveillance — but at what cost?

    In echoes of Donald Trump's infamous "Muslim ban" rhetoric, a Danish member of parliament has proposed banning Muslim immigration for the next six years. We spoke to Ane Halsboe-Jørgensen from Denmark’s Social Democratic Party.

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is reported pushing to bring army and national intelligence agencies under presidency control, we discuss this with George Galloway, the leader of the Respect Party.

    You can find other editions of World in Focus daily news show here.

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    failed coup, terror attacks, Muslim ban, Muslims, refugees, Tayyip Erdogan, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Italy, Europe, Turkey, Denmark
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