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Greek villagers stone migrant buses

Greek villagers stone migrant buses

The International Organization for Migration voiced concern Thursday following an attack in northern Greece on migrant buses carrying 380 people in what the agency said was an isolated incident.

Council of Europe, UN agency urges Bosnia to move migrant camp

Council of Europe, UN agency urges Bosnia to move migrant camp

The UN migration agency and the Council of Europe's human rights commissioner urged Bosnia on Thursday to relocate an overcrowded migrant camp, warning of a humanitarian risk because of ‘deplorable’ conditions.

Three hurt as asylum-seekers clash on Greek island

Three hurt as asylum-seekers clash on Greek island

At least three people were hurt in a clash between asylum-seekers in a town on the Greek island of Samos, police sources said Tuesday.

WTO gives final approval to US retaliation in Airbus case

WTO gives final approval to US retaliation in Airbus case

The World Trade Organisation on Monday gave the United States final authorisation to impose tariffs on EU products in retaliation for illegal subsidies given to Airbus, in a widely expected procedural move.

Top EU diplomatic candidate: Europe must learn 'language of power'

Top EU diplomatic candidate: Europe must learn 'language of power'

The European Union must learn to ‘use the language of power,’ the bloc's designated top diplomat Josep Borrell told EU lawmakers on Monday, warning that the bloc must act as one ...

Greece wants to return 10,000 migrants to Turkey after deadly camp fire

Greece wants to return 10,000 migrants to Turkey after deadly camp fire

Greece said Monday it wanted to start sending back thousands of migrants to Turkey, a day after a deadly fire sparked riots at an overcrowded camp on the island of Lesbos.

Europe suffers more airline losses

Europe suffers more airline losses

Thomas Cook – the oldest tour operator in the world was famous for its package holidays to more than 60 destinations – collapsed this week.

You have the right to be forgotten by Google - but only in Europe

You have the right to be forgotten by Google - but only in Europe

If you want your past to be forgotten on the internet, it might be best to move to Europe.

Italy new government faces confidence vote

Italy new government faces confidence vote

Italy's new pro-Europe government under Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte faced a confidence vote in the lower house of parliament Monday, as protesters from the far-right rallied in Rome.

New Italian coalition sworn in, seeks better ties with Europe

New Italian coalition sworn in, seeks better ties with Europe

Italy's new government, combining the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and centre-left Democratic Party (PD), was sworn into office on Thursday, promising to reset Rome's often fraught relations with Brussels.

Indonesia sends back hundreds of shipping containers full of waste

Indonesia sends back hundreds of shipping containers full of waste

Indonesia has sent hundreds of garbage-filled shipping containers back to their countries of origin, according to the customs agency

Stranded migrants at sea an 'unacceptable situation' says rescuer

Stranded migrants at sea an 'unacceptable situation' says rescuer

The rescue ship Ocean Viking completed a 23-day mission this week, plucking 356 migrants, mainly African, from Libya's perilous waters, after a major stand-off with European nations.