Greece, Italy, Malta and Spain say in a joint paper that mandatory quotas for sharing out people who qualify for refugee status among the 27 EU countries must be pursued.
The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry criticised the French Senate for passing a “biased” and “provocative” resolution that offers recognition of the so-called "Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.”
Global fatalities from terrorism fell by almost 60 percent for the fifth consecutive year but deaths attributed to far-right terror have increased by 250 percent, the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) said in its 2020 Global Terrorism Index.
In 2018, Scotland had become the first country to provide free sanitary products in schools, colleges and universities.
Ursula von der Leyen says citizens in the 27-nation bloc could be vaccinated against coronavirus by Christmas.
The anger over the removal by police of a camp of migrants in central Paris followed the approval of a controversial law that attracted international criticism for curbing the freedom of the press and eroding law enforcement's accountability.
Turkey applied for EU membership in 1987, and its accession talks began in 2005. But negotiations stalled in 2007 due to objections of the Greek Cypriot Administration, as well as opposition from Germany and France.
Dismantling of Place de la Republique camp comes a week after authorities evacuated migrants without any relocation from makeshift shelters in northern suburb Saint-Denis.
While the pope has spoken out before about the Rohingya who have fled Myanmar, and the killing of Yazidi by Daesh in Iraq, it was the first time Pope mentioned the Uighurs.
The former French president's trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling has been suspended pending health assessment of one of his co-defendants.
The global coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 59 million people and killed neary 1.4 million. Here are the updates for November 23:
Germany's Hamburg frigate, serving under a Greek-commanded EU naval mission, conducted the raid without informing Turkey, as per international maritime law, Turkish security forces say.
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