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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.
12.07.2018, Austria, Innsbruck: The interior ministers (l-r) Vesna Györkös Znidar (Slovenia), Horst Seehofer (Germany, CSU) and Kai Mykkänen (Finland) at the EU Justice and Home Affairs Minister meeting. The German Minister of the Interior Seehofer discusses for the first time in the circle of his EU colleagues about the European asylum policy. On the sidelines of the meeting of EU interior ministers in Innsbruck, the CSU leader with countries such as Greece will also explore the possibilities of taking back refugees. Photo: Barbara Gindl / APA / dpa +++ dpa imagefunk +++
12.07.2018, Austria, Innsbruck: The inte... […]

EU interior chiefs cautious of Austria’s asylum restriction plan

At the meeting of the EU interior ministers in the city of Innsbruck most of the ministers expressed reservations about the Austrian plan in the file of asylum.
03 July 2018, Germany, Berlin: Minister for Domestic Affairs and Infrastructure from the Christian Social Union (CSU), Horst Seehofer (L), and German Chancellor from the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Angela Merkel, speaking before the start of the faction meeting between the CSU and CDU in the Bundestag. Photo: Kay Nietfeld/dpa
03 July 2018, Germany, Berlin: Minister ... […]

Many questions after German compromise on migrants at the border

the CDU and the CSU, reached a compromise about handling asylum seekers at the border. It still requires approval however from their coalition bedfellows, the centre-left SPD.
15.05.2018, Belgium, Brussels: Mohamed Jawad Sarif_ (l), Foreign Minister of Iran, meets EU chief diplomat Federica Mogherini in the European building. Foreign ministers from Berlin, Paris and London meet EU chief diplomat and Iranian colleagues. First, European foreign ministers will meet with EU foreign policy chief Mogherini. Then Iranian Foreign Minister Sarif joins. Photo: Thierry Monasse / POOL / AP / dpa +++ (c) dpa - broadcasting +++
15.05.2018, Belgium, Brussels: Mohamed J... […]

EU leaders united over need to preserve Iran nuclear deal

From the moment that US president Donald Trump announced his renunciation of the Iran nuclear accord on Tuesday night, European leaders proclaimed their determination to save it.
ARCHIVE - EU flags blow on 27.08.2012 before the European Commission in Brussels. (Effect by using a special lens) (to dpa "Weil speaks in Brussels on Brexit negotiations" from 20.02.2018) Photo: Thierry Monasse / dpa +++ (c) dpa - Bildfunk ++ +
ARCHIVE - EU flags blow on 27.08.2012 be... […]

EU gives 1.5 million euros in aid for Kenya relief after dam burst

In response to ongoing devastating floods in Kenya, the European Union has provided 1.5 million euros in humanitarian funding to assist the most affected families.