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Nato calls Europe's migrant crisis a 'human tragedy', orders warships to Aegean Sea

Feb 11, 2016

Nato calls Europe's migrant crisis a 'human tragedy', orders warships to Aegean Sea

The Nato warships, now under German command, will conduct reconnaissance and surveillance to help end Europe's gravest migrant crisis since World War II. #NewsTracker #Greece #Nato #European Union #Turkey #The Hague #Jens Stoltenberg #Ash Carter #Europe migrant crisis #Aegean Sea #Nato Standing Maritime Group 2 #Frontex
David Cameron seeks to assert sovereignty of British parliament over EU laws

Feb 04, 2016

David Cameron seeks to assert sovereignty of British parliament over EU laws

Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday he would seek to assert the sovereignty of the British parliament over European Union laws as he concludes his renegotiation of ties with the bloc. #European Union #TheySaidIt #EU #David Cameron #British Parliament
Britain's PM David Cameron defends EU plans to avoid 'Brexit'

Feb 03, 2016

Britain's PM David Cameron defends EU plans to avoid 'Brexit'

Prime Minister David Cameron will on Wednesday defend planned reforms to keep Britain in the EU before parliament, as European lawmakers begin negotiations in Strasbourg to avoid a so-called "Brexit" from the bloc. #NewsTracker #European Union #David Cameron #Britain #Brexit
UN peacekeepers and sexual abuse: How legal loopholes, political pressure prevent action against troops

Feb 03, 2016

UN peacekeepers and sexual abuse: How legal loopholes, political pressure prevent action against troops

The voices of victims and witnesses recklessly fall through cracks in legal jurisdictional gaps, or, get stymied by bureaucratic passing-of-the-buck, or, get subsumed in the overall politics of troop contribution. #United Nations #ConnectTheDots #Rape #Sexual abuse #UN peacekeepers #UN High Commissioner for Human Rights #Central African Republic #European Union operation #sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers
European Union and Africa urge unity govt in Libya to counter Islamic State

Feb 01, 2016

European Union and Africa urge unity govt in Libya to counter Islamic State

International pressure mounted on Libya to form a national unity government as the Islamic State jihadist group expands at the doorstep of Europe and the rest of Africa. #World #Terrorism #Libya #NewsTracker #European Union #Africa #Terrorists #islamic-state
Germany dismisses Russia's claim teenaged girl was raped, proves she was at friend's house

Jan 29, 2016

Germany dismisses Russia's claim teenaged girl was raped, proves she was at friend's house

The Russian-German girl who ignited an international row after saying she was raped by migrants was sleeping at a friend's house on the night in question, Berlin said. #Syria #NewsTracker #European Union #Rape #Berlin #Sergey Lavrov #Russian Foreign Minister #Frank-Walter Steinmeier #German Foreign Minister #Germany-Russia relations
'More transparency better for relations': Russia urges Germany to share details of teen rape case

Jan 28, 2016

'More transparency better for relations': Russia urges Germany to share details of teen rape case

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday said Germany should share information about a 13-year-old Russian-German girl who was allegedly raped by migrants. #Russia #Germany #European Union #TheySaidIt #Rape #Migrants #Sergey Lavrov #Refugee crisis #Frank-Walter Steinmeier #Liza #Moscoq #Turkemenistan
European migrant crisis: Sweden to deport up to 80,000 asylum-seekers

Jan 28, 2016

European migrant crisis: Sweden to deport up to 80,000 asylum-seekers

Interior Minister Anders Ygeman says Sweden could deport between 60,000 and 80,000 asylum-seekers in coming years. #NewsTracker #Europe #European Union #EU #Sweden #Stockholm #Asylum seekers
Holland working on plan to accept 250,000 refugees to ease migrant crisis

Jan 28, 2016

Holland working on plan to accept 250,000 refugees to ease migrant crisis

The Dutch EU presidency is working on a plan to ease the migrant crisis by which a core group of member states would accept up to 250,000 refugees coming from Turkey. #NewsTracker #Europe #European Union #EU #refugees #core group #financial burder