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The EU’s approval of wildlife trade measures helps even up the battle against a long list of foes: criminal gangs, tribes hunting to feed their families, even corrupt guards supposed to protect animals.
EU foreign ministers have agreed to expand the bloc’s anti-people smuggling operation in the Mediterranean Sea. Its ambit will now also include training the Libyan coastguard and enforcing a UN arms embargo.
The UK referendum on whether to stay in the EU will have an impact far beyond Europe. Africans are also watching closely – and have to prepare to deal with the vote’s consequences for themselves as well.
The president of the European Council has warned of the lengthy process that would ensue if the UK left the bloc. Tensions have risen across the UK and EU ahead of a historic vote on the country’s future in the bloc.
A newly-published study shows that more than half of the 22 million unemployed people in the European Union have been jobless for a year or longer, with older people and low-skilled workers the most affected.
European companies operating in China face a raft of tough challenges amid the ongoing slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy. Still, if allowed, most of them would like to expand their presence in the country.
The agreement aims to protect personal data transferred across the Atlantic, following revelations of large-scale US snooping. The “Umbrella Agreement” will aid in the fight against cross-border crime and terrorism.
The arrest of Press Syndicate board members has sparked widespread concerns
The funds were granted by EU, GIZ and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
For months, the Brits have threatened their fellow EU members with a Brexit that could destabilize the entire European Union. But guess what: That probably won’t happen.
Amnesty International calls on EU member states to halt transfer of arms to Egypt
Turkey’s incoming prime minister, Binali Yildirim, has unveiled his new Cabinet. Although most members of the previous government will retain their posts, there have been some notable changes.
On Saturday, Montenegro marks a decade since it separated from Serbia. But opinions differ as to whether there is really anything to celebrate. Ten scenes from 10 years in the smallest EU candidate country.
Turkey’s EU affairs minister has said his country met most terms of a migrant deal, and it’s Europe’s turn to deliver on its promises. The EU insists Ankara must amend its terror laws to gain visa-free access to Europe.
Law regulating assembly should be brought in line with the Egyptian Constitution, says EU
Angela Merkel is visiting Turkey with top EU officials in a bid to boost support for the bloc’s controversial migrant deal with Ankara. Human rights groups say the agreement is deeply flawed and should be reassessed.
Other partners include the French Development Agency (AFD) that will contribute a €70m loan, and the World Bank, which offered a $500m loan
Agadir members announce that Lebanon and Palestine will join the agreement, which includes Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, and Jordan
Foreign fighters are motivated by “excitement” and “social exclusion felt in Europe,” a report commissioned for the EU presidency says. Germany has ranked in the top four origin countries for those fighting abroad.
Amnesty International has accused Turkey of forcibly returning thousands of refugees to war-torn Syria. Ankara recently struck a deal with the EU to stem the flow of migrants into Europe
The agreement restricts refugees’ entrance to Europe, violates international law, says FM spokesperson
As part of the new deal between the EU and Turkey, the Greek government wants to bring thousands of refugees from its Aegean islands to the mainland. But shelters there are ill-prepared, as Panagiotis Kouparanis reports.
Gentiloni recongised collaboration with Egypt in investigations over death of Italian student
Turkey is asking for visa-free access for its citizens to the EU’s passport-free Schengen area in exchange for Ankara’s concessions in handling the refugee situation. What would that mean, and what are the risks?
The EU and Turkey have sealed a deal to end the migrant flow. Turkey has agreed to take back all illegal migrants in Europe, and the EU has made membership concessions to Turkey. Andrea Rönsberg reports from Brussels.
Ahead of the EU-Turkey summit, Angela Merkel continues to aim for a pan-European solution to the refugee crisis. Some eastern EU states reject the agreement. They do not want to accept any refugees at all.
Is Turkey a safe place for illegal migrants? The UN warns the answer may be ‘no.’ Yet the EU needs to say ‘yes’ before it can go ahead with a plan that would have Turkey take back all illegal migrants landing in Greece.
Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Tarek Qabil met with the delegation of the European Union (EU) to Egypt with whom he discussed the importance of strengthening Euro-Mediterranean relations through the introduction of new programs and initiatives, and enhancing mutual cooperation within the region. “Egypt is keen to develop trade and economic relations with the …
The Greek government has delivered at the last minute. Just ahead of the EU Summit in Brussels, the government has unveiled all its new reception centers conceived to stem the refugee flow.
EU member countries increased regulatory measures on Egyptian exports to EU countries, and some countries have limited air cargo transfers to designated cargo planes