Latest in Tag: EU Highlight
Latest in Tag: EU
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
Assembly of the Egyptian parliament will facilitate collaboration between the EU Parliament and Egypt, says Al-Sisi
All EU states should finally join the plan to tackle the migration crisis, says Jean-Claude Juncker. But his recent speech revealed both his frustration and Merkel’s increasing isolation, writes DW’s Max Hofmann.
Supply Minister says Egypt can benefit from position of Cyprus to export to the EU
Despite much-hyped EU summits and agreements, Greece has yet to see much substantive practical support in dealing with the refugee crisis, as Pavlos Zafiropoulos writes from Athens.
Programme provides technical assistance to trade and export sectors
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Negotiations between the European Union, Russia and Ukraine aimed at resolving disagreements over a free trade deal between Brussels and Kiev have failed, adding to the already deep divisions between the three sides.
The EU’s external borders have more holes than a block of Swiss cheese. That is why the European Commission now wants its own border police. Not all member states like the idea. Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels. Until now, member states alone were responsible for protecting the European Union’s borders. They placed great value in …