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Hundreds of Ukrainians cross border into European Union on first day of visa-free access

June 12, 2017 1:30 pm
Hundreds of Ukrainians cross border into European Union on first day of visa-free access

People greet Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (C) during a ceremony on the Slovak-Ukrainian border on June 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) June 11 marks the fist the day of the European Union’s visa waiver program for Ukraine which means Ukrainian nationals will no longer require visas to travel to Europe. […]

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US, EU should press ahead with TTIP despite opposition: Obama

April 24, 2016 5:13 pm
US, EU should press ahead with TTIP despite opposition: Obama

US President Barack Obama (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel shake hands after a press conference at the Herrenhausen Palace in Hannover, April 24, 2016. (AFP photo) President Barack Obama says the United States and the European Union (EU) need to press ahead with the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership […]

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Angela Merkel calls for refugee ‘safe zones’ in Syria

5:37 am
Angela Merkel calls for refugee ‘safe zones’ in Syria

German Chancellor Angela Merkel gives a press conference after visiting Nizip 1 refugee camp on the Turkish-Syrian border, in Gaziantep on April 23, 2016. (AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is after creating safe zones to shelter Syrian refugees in their own country close to Turkish border, an idea […]

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Approximately 30,000 could die crossing Mediterranean

April 22, 2015 11:00 am
Approximately 30,000 could die crossing Mediterranean

 Rescuers pull survivors from the sea after a boat carrying 90 migrants hit rocks off the island of Rhodes, one of three vessels to sink in the Mediterranean region. Photo / AP Up to 30,000 people could drown in the Mediterranean this year unless urgent action is taken to curb […]

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Eurozone braced for ‘catastrophe’ as anti-austerity party on brink of victory

January 26, 2015 4:38 am
Eurozone braced for ‘catastrophe’ as anti-austerity party on brink of victory

An anti-austerity party is on the brink of a landmark election victory in Greece as critics claim it could haul the country out of the Eurozone and leave it bankrupt. Official results from 84 per cent of polling stations showed radical leftist party Syriza with 36 per cent of the […]

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European diplomats have called on the P5+1 group of world powers and Iran

November 6, 2014 7:54 am
European diplomats have called on the P5+1 group of world powers and Iran

US Secretary of State John Kerry (L), Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (C) and EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (R) at a session of nuclear talks, September 26, 2013 A group of former and current European diplomats have called on the P5+1 group of world powers and Iran […]

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