# EU

Britain's new Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt attends a press conference with his Latvian counterpart after their meeting in Riga, Latvia on August 15, 2018. Photo: Ilmars Znotins / AFP
Britain's new Foreign Minister Jeremy Hu […]

Britain urges US, Europe to ‘go further’ in countering Russia

New British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt urges the US and European countries to do more to call out Russia's "malign behavior" and keep it in check, notably by implementing sanctions.
A protester waves a Greek flag as he demonstrates with thousands against a new austerity package in front of the Greek parliament in Athens on June 5, 2011. Photo: Angelos Tzortzinis / AFP
A protester waves a Greek flag as he dem […]

Greece exits third and last bailout after biting austerity

After years of stinging austerity measures, Greece emerges from its third and last bailout, although officials warn the country still has a "long way to go".
ARCHIVE - 24.07.2018, Berlin: Horst Seehofer (CSU), Federal Minister of the Interior, Home and Construction, answers questions from journalists at the presentation of the 2017 report on the protection of the constitution. (dpa "Seehofer lays cornerstones for immigration law" from 08/16/2018) Photo: Wolfgang Kumm / dpa +++ dpa-Bildfunk +++
ARCHIVE - 24.07.2018, Berlin: Horst Seeh […]

Interior Ministry: Germany seals migrant return deal with Greece

Germany has reached an agreement with Greece to send back migrants to the Mediterranean country if they have already applied for asylum there, a German Interior Ministry spokeswoman said on Friday.
Crew members wave as the rescue ship Aquarius, chartered by French aid group SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders (MSF), leaves the harbour in Marseille, southeastern France, on August 1, 2018, after docking for maintenance. Photo: Boris Horvat / AFP
Crew members wave as the rescue ship Aqu […]

EU faces fresh standoff over Aquarius migrant boat

European countries face pressure to resolve a new standoff with operators of the migrant rescue ship Aquarius which is stranded for a second time in the Mediterranean carrying 141 people.