June 2018

Migrants wait to be rescued by the Aquarius rescue ship run by NGOs 'SOS Mediterranee' and 'Medecins Sans Frontieres' in the Mediterranean, 30 nautical miles from the Libyan coast, on August 2, 2017. Photo: Angelos Tzortzinis / AFP
Migrants wait to be rescued by the Aquar […]

EU leaders seal migration deal after marathon talks

EU leaders clinch a migration deal during all-night talks that Italy's hardline new PM said meant his country was "no longer alone" in shouldering the responsibility for migrants.
Supporters of Turkey's Justice and Development Party (AKP) wave national and EU flags as then Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul on December 18, 2004. Photo: Mustafa Ozer / AFP
Supporters of Turkey's Justice and Devel […]

Turkey EU accession talks at a ‘standstill’: ministers

Turkey's EU accession talks have come to a "standstill" as the country moves further away from the bloc, with little prospect of change in the near future, EU ministers have said.
ARCHIVE - 17.01.2018, Great Britain, London: An EU flag and a British national flag, the Union Jack, blow in front of the British Parliament in the Palace of Westminster, while there is a demonstration against the Brexit. (to dpa "May warns her party before Brexit power-test for unity" from 11.06.2018) Photo: - / Xinhua / dpa +++ dpa imagefunk +++
ARCHIVE - 17.01.2018, Great Britain, Lon […]

EU to warn about lack of Brexit progress, preparing for ‘no deal’

The European Union’s leaders bemoan the lack of progress made on the Irish border conundrum by the United Kingdom’s negotiation team.