Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen gives reassurances to Turkey on EU deal granting Turks visa-free travel

Denmark says Brussels will keep its promise to grant Turks visa-free travel to the European Union, if Ankara carries out its side of a controversial deal to stem the flow of refugees into the EU countries.  “It is important to me to underline that the European Union will stand by its agreements with Turkey,” Danish Foreign […]

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Dutch police unveil the world’s first army of eagles to hunt down unauthorized drones

Dutch police are set to unveil the world’s first army of eagles, using the old Asian tradition of falconry to hunt down the unauthorized drones. As the increasing use of unauthorized drones worries everyone from safety officials to security officers, Netherlands’ national police have teamed up with a raptor-training security firm based in the Hague […]

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Denmark seeks law enabling police to reject refugees at borders

The file photo shows Danish police patrolling the Danish-German border crossing. The Danish government is seeking a statutory power to reject asylum-seekers at the border, the latest coming from European countries once boasting about their hospitality toward refugees. Denmark’s Ministry for Immigration, Integration and Housing said Tuesday that it has proposed adoption of the law to […]

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Dutch far-right party pledged to close mosques and ban Islam’s holy book of Quran amid growing Islamophobic sentiments in Europe

Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch fari-right party speaks to the media on July 19, 2016 in the US state of Ohio.©AFP  The political party of Dutch far-right politician, Geert Wilders, has pledged to close mosques and ban Islam’s holy book of Quran amid growing Islamophobic sentiments in the European country. In a document outlining […]

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Dutch government wins time to renegotiate EU-Ukraine agreement

Dutch lawmakers attend a parliament sessionin The Hague, The Netherlands, March 14, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Dutch lawmakers have narrowly rejected a motion calling on the government to immediately withdraw a law ratifying an association agreement between the European Union (EU) and Ukraine. Seventy-five legislators, mostly form Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s ruling coalition, voted […]

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