Employees of EU's border agency were involved in covering up the illegal pushbacks of refugees and migrants from Greece to Türkiye in violation of their "fundamental rights," says European Union's anti-fraud watchdog in a new report.
Greek policies towards asylum seekers contradict European values, basic human rights, reports a German weekly. It also highlights the systematic use of force against asylum seekers along EU borders, suggesting they are not isolated incidents.
Eight-month investigation by journalists from seven countries uncovers a "system" run by "special units" who usually hide their identity by wearing unmarked uniforms and face-covering balaclavas, Germany's Der Spiegel says.
Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn says Israel's annexation of parts of occupied West Bank would be "stealing" and would make European Union's recognition of Palestine as a state "inevitable."
Following the outbreak of the coronavirus in the country, H&M has had to shut down all of its 460 branches.
Annegert Kramp-Karrenbauer has given up her post as Chairwoman of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), and is no longer seen as a favourite for Germany’s chancellorship after a political scandal in Thuringia.
After a career breaking glass ceilings to join a tiny global elite, Christine Lagarde will bring experience of cool-headed crisis fighting to her job as first female head of the European Central Bank.
It took a corruption scandal to bring down the extreme right in the coalition government, but for the refugees that have suffered under their policies there is no light at the end of the tunnel.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced the snap poll for September after a German newspaper published covertly filmed footage featuring his far-right coalition partners offering government contracts to purported Russian businesswoman.
While far-right parties rejected values like protecting minorities and basic human rights, Merkel told a press conference in the Croatian capital Zagreb, "politicians being for sale plays a role, and we must act decisively against all of that".
The dispute over the German magazine Der Spiegel articles on tax avoidance by the star footballer went on for two years. On Tuesday, the lawsuit came to an end – in favor of the magazine.
Berlin is “losing its commercial credibility” over its ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the move is affecting Europe’s “defence industry and ability to fulfill NATO requirements.”
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