# politics

People demonstrate in Prague against the Czech government's ties to the Communist Party during commemorations marking the 50th anniversary of the Soviet-led invasion of former Czechoslovakia in 1968. The placards read "who rules with Communists defames the memory of the victims of Soviet invasion". Photo: Michal Cizek / AFP
People demonstrate in Prague against the […]

Czechs protest government, 50 years after Soviets crushed Prague Spring

Czechs and Slovaks mark 50 years since Soviet tanks crushed the "Prague Spring", while protesters use anniversary to rail against Czech government's ties to the Communist Party.
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.
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.
13.08.2018, Turkey, Ankara: Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Turkey, giving a speech to Turkish ambassadors in the Presidential Palace. After another dramatic slump of the lira on the stock exchanges, the Minister of Finance and the Central Bank on 13.08. Emergency measures taken. Photo: Uncredited / Presidency Press Service / AP / dpa +++ dpa broadcast +++
13.08.2018, Turkey, Ankara: Recep Tayyip […]

Europe, Germany forced to the sidelines in Turkish crisis

Financial and political stability in Turkey is critical to Europe. But EU leaders are finding it hard to help end an ongoing crisis in Turkey amid long-standing tensions with Ankara.
ddpatopbilder - HANDOUT - The Syrian Sami is sitting on 01.12.2017 in a small dinghy and floating on the Mediterranean Sea. After 20 hours, employees of the aid organization Proactiva Open Arms rescued him. (to dpa "Syrian alone with inflatable boat on the run - miraculous rescue" from 04.12.2017 - WARNING: use only for editorial purposes in the context of current reporting with complete citation "Proactiva Open Arms / dpa" - No sale) Photo: Proactiva Open Arms / dpa +++ (c) dpa - broadcasting +++
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NGO migrant vessel docks in Spain after turned away from Italy, Malta

Migrant Rescue Boat To Dock In Spain After Being Rejected By Italy And Malta.
03 May 2018, Germany, Ellwangen: A man is escorted by masked police officers at the state reception centre for refugees (LEA). The major police operation at the refugee centre comes after riots in the wake of the failed deportation of a 23-year-old Togolese man four days ago. (ATTENTION EDITORS: The person's face was pixelized for legal reasons concerning personal rights) Photo: Stefan Puchner/dpa
03 May 2018, Germany, Ellwangen: A man i […]

600 Deportations from Germany prevented by migrants pushing back

According to the German government ,hundreds of migrants resisting deportation from Germany at the last minute.
03.08.2018, France, Bormes-les-Mimosas: Emmanuel Macron, President of France, meets Theresa May, Prime Minister of Great Britain, in the south of France to discuss Brexit. The Brexit meeting between French President Macron and British Prime Minister May has met with clear criticism in advance. Photo: Sebastien Nogier / EPA POOL / AP / dpa +++ dpa broadcast +++
03.08.2018, France, Bormes-les-Mimosas: […]

Britain’s May to push Brexit plan at Macron’s French retreat

Theresa May has met Emmanuel Macron as she stepped up her efforts to win backing for her Brexit plans.
01 August 2018, Germany, Berlin: Horst Seehofer (CSU), Federal Minister of the Interior, Home and Building, is waiting for the Cabinet meeting in the Federal Chancellery to begin. During the holiday period, the Vice-Chancellor traditionally chairs the meeting of the Federal Cabinet in the absence of the Chancellor. Photo: Michael Kappeler/dpa
01 August 2018, Germany, Berlin: Horst S […]

First asylum holding centres open in Germany under controversial plan

Germany's interior minister is pressing ahead with controversial plans to hold asylum seekers in centres until their right to stay is determined.