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Photos of drowned Syrian boy shock world as refugee crisis grows

Photos of drowned Syrian boy shock world as refugee crisis grows

Sep 03, – Ugly scenes erupted meanwhile in Hungary as migrants refused to get off a train to be moved to a camp, prompting Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to lash out at Germany over its handling of the spiralling situation. Harrowing pictures of a drowned Syrian toddler washed up on a Turkish beach brought […]

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EU to seek more Turkish help in Islamic State fight

EU to seek more Turkish help in Islamic State fight

Dec 07, – EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn and Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Christos Stylianides will travel to Turkey on Monday and Tuesday in one of the highest-profile EU visits in years. The European Union will press Turkey to cooperate more closely in the fight against Islamic State and urge it […]

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European Union: Syria diplomacy a priority, despite EU arms vote

European Union: Syria diplomacy a priority, despite EU arms vote

May 29. BEIRUT (AP) — The European Union decision, coupled with a Russia’s renewed pledge to supply Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime with advanced missiles, could transform an already brutal civil war into an East-West proxy fight. Israel, meanwhile, threatened to strike such air defense missiles systems if delivered to Syria, portraying them as a […]

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EU stepping up fight against nuclear smuggling

EU stepping up fight against nuclear smuggling

May 12, AP – An alarm is triggered. Suddenly sirens start making a shrill, wailing sound. A high level of gamma radiation has just been picked up from a truck passing through the steel columns of a border control terminal. A computer voice immediately warns of the impending danger: “Gamma alarm”. The EU is stepping […]

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EU: Swiss government announce plan to limit immigration

EU: Swiss government announce plan to limit immigration

April 25, AP – The Swiss government announced on Wednesday that immigration limits to all European Union countries would be extended beyond existing restriction to newly joined members. Switzerland, which is not a member of the EU but which is a member of the “borderless” visa-free Schengen zone, said the measures would apply starting from […]

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