Showing posts with label European Union. Show all posts
Showing posts with label European Union. Show all posts

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Former Russian President Laments Low Quality of Current European Leaders | Farsnews Agency


The current generation of European politicians are vastly inferior to those who governed the continent a few decades ago, former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

EU warns over Turkey 'backsliding' on rights, democracy

EU warns over Turkey 'backsliding' on rights, democracy

 The EU accused Turkey Tuesday of backsliding on democratic standards and human rights, saying a crackdown launched after a coup attempt in 2016 was having a "profound and devastating impact".

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

EU Commission Abandons Refugee Quotas in Bid to Appease Eastern States

EU Commission Abandons Refugee Quotas in Bid to Appease Eastern States

EU Commissioner Ylva Johansson said the body's view of those trafficked across the Mediterranean had changed from refugees to illegal immigrants, She said two-thirds of arrivals were expected to have their asylum claims rejected and be deported.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

EU chief, set to unveil asylum policy, says migration is a fact of life


 The European Union's chief executive, set to unveil contentious new asylum policies for the bloc next week, described immigration on Wednesday as a normal fact of life and said the continent should learn to manage it.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Protecting refugees in Europe: UNHCR calls for a ‘year of change’

refugees in Europe
After years of shifting policies and heated debate, UNHCR said that the ambitious but achievable recommendations would provide a common and workable asylum system within the EU through sustainable reform and revitalized financial support for host countries.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Report: EU Migration Funds in Libya End Up in Militias' Hands

EU Migration Funds in Libya End Up in Militias' Hands
When the European Union started funneling millions of euros into Libya to slow the tide of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, the money came with EU promises to improve detention centers notorious for abuse and fight human trafficking.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Friday, July 6, 2018

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow prompt concern

Europe: Moves to further limit refugee flow
Rights groups and watchdogs have expressed concern over several countries' proposals to return asylum seekers to Greece as several European leaders call for refugee routes to be closed.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Migration Challenge Is Make-Or-Break for EU, Says Merkel

Migration Challenge Is Make-Or-Break for EU
The European Union’s fate rests on its ability to rise to the challenges of migration, a passionate Chancellor Angela Merkel told Germany’s parliament on Thursday ahead of a Brussels summit dominated by an issue that threatens her ruling coalition.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Turkey suspends migrant readmission deal with Greece

Turkey suspends migrant readmission deal with Greece
Turkey has suspended its migrant readmission deal with Greece, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying by Hurriyet daily on Thursday.

Friday, June 1, 2018

EU slams Israeli decision to demolish West Bank Bedouin village

West Bank Bedouin village
The European Union on Thursday urged Israel to reconsider its decision to demolish a Palestinian Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank, saying it undermines “prospects for a lasting peace”.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Peace and stability in the Middle East: Jordan urges EU to recognize East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital

Jordan palace
Jordan on Wednesday urged the EU to recognize East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, which is a prerequisite for attaining peace and stability in the Middle East region, the state-run Petra news agency reported.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Juncker urges Belgian citizenship for UK staff

Juncker urges Belgian citizenship for UK staff
The EU Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, has urged Belgium to grant citizenship to British EU staff worried about their post-Brexit status.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...