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

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Avramopoulos: le refus de quotas de réfugiés dans l'UE est "inacceptable"

 pays de l'Est
Il est "inacceptable" que des pays de l'UE se refusent à participer à l'accueil de demandeurs d'asile pour soulager d'autres Etats membres comme la Grèce ou l'Italie, a déclaré le commissaire européen chargé des questions migratoires Dimitris Avramopoulos dans un entretien avec l'AFP.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

EU fights hate speech

hate speech
Facebook's Instagram and the Google+ social network have agreed to join an EU-sponsored group of US internet giants to combat online extremism, EU officials announced Friday.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Juncker says no progress on EU ties with Turkey while journalists remain jailed

Turkey journalists remain jailed
There will be no progress in diplomatic relations between the EU and Turkey as long as the latter holds journalists in prison, according to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Bulgaria's EU presidency officially launched in Sofia

Bulgaria's six-month rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) was officially launched here on Thursday evening at a special ceremony attended by the highest local and EU officials.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

One year of turbulence leaves Europe-US relations in question

Europe-US relations
Once one of the most privileged relationships, the ties between Europe and the United States saw a turbulent 2017 with the election of Donald Trump as US president.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Macron propose un "partenariat" de l'UE avec la Turquie à défaut d'une adhésion

un "partenariat" de l'UE avec la Turquie
Le président français, Emmanuel Macron, a proposé vendredi à la Turquie un "partenariat" avec l'UE, à défaut d'une adhésion, afin de préserver "l'ancrage" de ce pays en Europe.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Sunday, December 17, 2017

More Than Half of Britons Now Want to Stay in EU: Poll

A poll has found that 51 percent of Britons would now keep European Union membership
A poll has found that 51 percent of Britons would now keep European Union membership while 41 percent want to leave the bloc, a near reversal of last year’s referendum result.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Sunday, November 19, 2017

EU Cuts Turkey Funding after 'Democratic Deterioration'

EU Cuts Turkey Funding
The European Union will cut funds allocated to Turkey due to the "deteriorating situation in relation to democracy, rule of law and human rights" there, according to a European Parliament (EP) statement.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Germany faces hike in EU membership fees after Brexit

Berlin would have to cover around 3.8 billion euros
Germany faces a steep hike in its annual European Union (EU) membership contributions as a consequence of Brexit, German media reported on Friday.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

EU to approve tax heaven blacklist in December

The European Union finance ministers discussed the tax haven blacklist in Brussels on Tuesday in their monthly meeting and intended to approve the list in December.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

European Parliament votes to strengthen EU border security

EU border security
New measures to strengthen security at the European Union (EU)'s external borders and speed-up entry and exit checks have been given the green light Wednesday by the European Parliament during its plenary session in Strasbourg.

Friday, October 20, 2017

EU states to pump "sufficient" money to stem illegal migration: Tusk

 illegal migration from North Africa
Member states of the European Union (EU) will pump "sufficient" money into a trust fund to stem illegal migration from North Africa, European Council President Donald Tusk said  on Thursday.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

EU Calls on Israel to Stop Plans for New West Bank Settlements

West Bank Settlements
Israel must halt new building plans for settler homes in the West Bank, the European Union’s Foreign Service said in a statement on Wednesday, warning that such settlements threatened any future peace deal with the Palestinians.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Juncker "ne souhaite pas" une indépendance de la Catalogne

un effet domino en Europe
Le président de la Commission européenne Jean-Claude Juncker a déclaré vendredi qu'il ne souhaitait pas que la Catalogne devienne indépendante, craignant un effet domino en Europe.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

EU Putting Thousands of Lives at Risk With 'Illegal Deportations' to Afghanistan

EU Putting Thousands of Lives at Risk With 'Illegal Deportations' to Afghanistan
Amnesty International is calling for a moratorium on deportations from Europe to Afghanistan, warning that the security situation there has become worse rather than better in recent years and deportees seriously risk being tortured, kidnapped or murdered, the NGO's Afghanistan expert Horia Mosadiq told Radio Sputnik........

Thursday, October 5, 2017

European nations urged to stop repatriating Afghans to their 'deeply unsafe' home country

Afghans have been among the main groups of asylum seekers in Europe
Amnesty International has urged European nations to stop sending Afghans who do not qualify for asylum back to their "deeply unsafe" home country. The human rights group says the policy risks causing serious harm to those affected.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

‘Double standard & hypocrisy’: Serbian president on EU denouncement of Catalan referendum

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has accused the EU of hypocrisy and double-standards following its denouncement of the Catalonian referendum as illegal, while acknowledging the independence of the breakaway province of Kosovo.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

UN calls on EU to continue relocation of refugees beyond deadline

UN calls on EU to continue relocation of refugees
The UN refugee agency on Tuesday urged European Union (EU) member states to promptly relocate all asylum-seekers eligible under the bloc's emergency relocation scheme and for it to continue beyond the two years originally planned.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.