Tag Archives: EU

EU Border Chief Says Migrant Entries from Turkey on the Rise

BRUSSELS (AP) — The number of migrants entering Europe from Turkey rose significantly last year as people fleeing strife in Syria and Afghanistan flooded into the country and then set out for Greece, the head of the European Union’s border agency said Friday.

Police Find Truck Filled With Dozens of Illegal Migrants

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) – Police in North Macedonia found 36 migrants who are believed to have entered the country illegally from Greece packed in a truck during a routine check. The driver was arrested.

Liberal Democrat Lord: Britain Will Be Like Nazi Germany After Leaving EU

A Liberal Democrat Member of the House of Lords has pronounced that post-Brexit Britain will be “reminiscent” of Nazi-era Germany, saying that people are “crying” themselves to sleep in fear of what the UK will look like after leaving the European Union.

Bokhari: Sir Roger Scruton Is Dead, but His Ideas Live On

“Conservatism,” wrote Sir Roger Scruton, “is not a matter of defending global capitalism at all costs, or securing the privileges of the few against the many… Its underlying motive is not greed or the lust for power but simply attachment to a way of life.”

Labour Leader Candidate Clive Lewis: Brexit Has ‘Racism at Its Core’

A contender to replace ageing socialist Jeremy Corbyn as the leader of the Labour Party concluded his campaign by deriding over half of Britain’s electorate, saying the Brexit campaign had “racism at its core”.

EU Negotiator: EU Must Control UK State Aid Policy After Brexit or No Deal

European Union lead negotiator Michel Barnier has warned that the bloc is still preparing for a No Deal Brexit, particularly if Britain will not let the EU dictate how it administers state aid.

Netanyahu Signs Pipeline Deal: ‘Israel Is Becoming an Energy Superpower’

Israel, Greece, and Cyprus signed a historic agreement Thursday for the Eastern Mediterranean project that will see Israeli gas delivered to Europe via an undersea pipeline, overturning Turkey’s efforts to thwart the deal.

Hungary’s Orban Labels EU’s Mass Migration Policy ‘Grave Mistake’

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán has labelled the European Union’s mass migration-friendly policies as being one of the two gravest mistakes made by the political bloc going into 2020.