The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has called on the European Union member states to contribute to Africa or face risks of migrant influx. Juncker said on Wednesday during the EU’s State of the Union Address that Europe could face a repeat of the 2015 high influx of migrants when[…]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday urged “sweeping change” in the upper echelons of the ruling party ahead of 2019 elections, after it showed signs of weakness at the ballot box. Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) was celebrating the 16th anniversary of its founding in 2001, for[…]
More than 2,500 refugees in Germany were attacked last year, according to a report by the interior ministry, raising fears over the safety of those who have fled war and persecution. In a statement on Sunday, the interior minister citing police figures said that Germany recorded more than 3,500 attacks[…]
EU ministers are pushing forward with plans to fund refugee camps outside the bloc to save migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean and bringing into Europe only those “who require protection.” The long-debated topic was on the table at Thursday’s meeting between EU interior ministers in the Maltese capital, Valletta.[…]
European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to step up their efforts to curb illegal migration from African countries with the aim of replicating their success in halting inflows from Turkey over the past year. While migrants reaching Greece from Turkey have dropped to a trickle after a deal with Ankara[…]
US and EU sanctions against Syria are punishing the population and make aid work in the war-torn country almost impossible, a leaked UN report and internal letters have revealed. The restrictive measures contributed to the destabilization of every sector of the economy in Syria that used to be self-sufficient before[…]
The sharp-tongued Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte has not shied away from using a four-letter word responding to the “hypocritical” EU blaming him for stoking up anti-drug violence. He accused EU states of mass killings in US-led campaigns in the Middle East. Duterte, who has already acquired some fame for being[…]
Refugee children as young as seven have been sexually assaulted in official EU migrant camps in Greece, where children and women are said to be too afraid to go outside their tents when it’s dark, a report states, citing charities working at the venues. The revelations were published in the[…]
Britain’s new Prime Minister Theresa May wanted Britain to stay in the European Union, but the government she has unveiled leaves little doubt that she intends to fulfill voters’ instructions and take the UK out of the 28-nation bloc. May on Thursday finalised the details of the cabinet. Leading eurosceptics[…]
Train services on the longest rail motorway in Europe have been shut down after numerous attempts by migrants from the so-called “Jungle” camp near the French city of Calais to break into the unaccompanied trailers transporting goods from Spain to the UK. The migrants repeatedly attempted to get inside the[…]
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