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What are the implications of Corbyn’s win for the EU debate and referendum campaign?
Following the official confirmation that Jeremy Corbyn has won the Labour leadership race, Open Europe’s Pawel Swidlicki looks the implications for the UK’s EU debate and referendum campaign and weighs up whether it makes Brexit more or less likely.
It’s easier than ever for people to take international aid into their own hands. This has made aid more immediate—and much more complicated.
Tomorrow marks the 30th birthday of Super Mario. However, this video isn’t the type of homage you’d expect to be seeing.
The image of the lifeless little boy, facedown on a beach, highlights the deadly risks for Syrian refugees.
France has suspended an honorary consul in Bodrum, Turkey, after she was secretly filmed selling dinghies and life jackets from a shop she owns to refugees trying to reach Greece.
Unshaven, without a tie, the young dissident surveyed the crowd before him. It was June 16, 1989, and 250,000 people had gathered in Heroes’ Square for the reburial of Imre Nagy, the leader of the failed 1956 revolution. Viktor Orbandemanded that Soviet troops leave Hungary. Soon afterward, they did.
“It proved to be the right sentence, because it was true and came from the people’s hearts,” Orban told me a decade later.
The kingdom, which has not signed the UN Convention on Refugees, claims it has given residency to 100,000 people as war rages in Syria
HAMBURG, Germany — About 100 volunteers lined up outside an enormous concrete storage hall at the convention center early Thursday morning, waiting to sort mounds of clothing, shoes, toys and toiletry donated to the city’s growing number of refugees.
France hopes its decision to end export credits for coal-fired power stations will breathe life into the sluggish international climate negotiations, which have all but ground to a halt in the EU. EurActiv France reports.
In recent weeks, the world has been moved by the plight of the Syrians, fleeing a years-long civil war and coming to Europe in search of a better life.
Addressing the European Parliament on Wednesday, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker called on the EU member states to redistribute an additional 120,000 refugees throughout the Union. His plan balances humanitarian needs with economic feasibility, some commentators write in praise. Others demand clearer rules on migration.
President Hollande announced that France would no longer provide financial support for coal-fired power plants overseas unless they are equipped with carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, writes Pascal Canfin.
All countries that belong to the European family must abide by EU policy, says Dimitris Avramopolous. Hungary should be more cooperative in registering refugees. Der Tagesspiegel reports.
This is not only a European crisis but a global one, and it should be approached as such, involving nations throughout the world in its solution. As it did in the past, Latin America can give a hand. Português.
Immigrant rights activists are challenging mass incarceration and the US government’s increasing reliance on deportation due to the devastating effects of both on communities of colour.
While Germany has surprised the world with its welcome of refugees, Greece, Macedonia, Hungary and Denmark are growing hostile towards them, despite the fact that asylum seekers show no interest in settling there.
A French court on Thursday (10 September) upheld a ruling in which US biotech giant Monsanto was found guilty of poisoning a farmer who says he suffered neurological damage after inhaling a weedkiller made by the company.
A Hungarian official indirectly admitted that the poster campaign ordered by the government last summer to discourage immigrants from coming into the country was aimed at generating hate towards them.
European Union member states are ‘burden-shifting’ rather than ‘burden-sharing’ when it comes to the management of the recent influx of refugees, argues Manon Tiessink.
French President François Hollande has reversed his stance in foreign policy and is considering ordering airstrikes against IS targets in Syria, he announced on Monday in Paris. Hollande is simply trying to cast himself as a political man of action, some commentators criticise. Others see his initiative as a way of tackling the migration crisis at its roots.
Denmark’s immigration ministry published advertisements in Lebanese media aimed at discouraging migrants from coming to the country.
President Barack Obama has directed his administration to prepare to take in at least 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year, the White House said on Thursday (10 September).
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