July 2018

An armed Somali pirate keeps watch on the coastline at Hobyo, northeastern Somalia, while the Greek cargo ship, MV Filitsa is anchored just off shore on January 4, 2010. Photo: Mohamed Dahir / AFP
An armed Somali pirate keeps watch on th […]

EU moving anti-piracy HQ to Spain from London post-Brexit

EU countries have decided to move the headquarters of the bloc's anti-piracy patrols from London to the Spanish port of Rota on March 29, when Britain exits the EU.
18.07.2018, Großbritannien, London: Boris Johnson, ehemaliger Außenminister von Großbritannien, spricht vor dem britischen Unterhaus über die Gründe seines Rücktritts. Johnson hat Premierministerin May heftig wegen ihres neuen Brexit-Kurses kritisiert. «Wir haben unser Verhandlungskapital verbrannt», sagte er im Parlament. Foto: PA Wire/dpa +++ dpa-Bildfunk +++
18.07.2018, Großbritannien, London: Bor […]

Boris Johnson urges May to drop new Brexit free trade plan

Britain's former foreign secretary Boris Johnson calls on Theresa May to drop her plans for a free trade area with the EU after Brexit.
Members of SOS Mediterranee and Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF - Doctors Without Borders) perform a rescue drill during a joint operation some 24 nautical miles (50km) off Libya's coast, in the Mediterranean, on May 4, 2018. Photo: Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP
Members of SOS Mediterranee and Medecins […]

EU offers member states money to admit rescued migrants

The EU proposes financial incentives to member countries to admit migrants from Mediterranean rescue boats as part of efforts to defuse a weeks-long showdown with Italy.