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EU refugee crisis: Germany adds temporary border controls to stem influx

September 13, 2015 5:10 PM0 comments
EU refugee crisis: Germany adds temporary border controls to stem influx

Germany will introduce temporary border checks on the Austrian frontier in a bid to limit the influx of refugees, the interior minister said Sunday. The measure might lead to disruption of railway services, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said without giving further details. Germany and Austria agreed over a week […]

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eMediaWorld.com Spanish fishing flotilla protests near Gibraltar

August 18, 2013 5:46 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Spanish fishing flotilla protests near Gibraltar

LA LINEA DE LA CONCEPCION, Spain — Spanish fishermen in some 60 fishing boats protested on Sunday the building of an artificial reef near the disputed British territory of Gibraltar. The construction of the reef has soured relations between Madrid and London. The fishermen claim the reef of around 70 […]

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eMediaWorld.com Israel risks loss of EU funding over settlements

August 10, 2013 6:07 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Israel risks loss of EU funding over settlements

JERUSALEM — Europe’s tough new stance against Jewish settlements could cost Israel hundreds of millions of dollars in EU research grants, putting a hefty price tag on its refusal to stop building on lands Palestinians want for a state. Deputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin suggested Friday that Israel would forgo […]

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eMediaWorld.com Influx of refugees creates tension in Germany

August 9, 2013 6:55 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Influx of refugees creates tension in Germany

BERLIN — Daniel Krawczyk is convinced bad things will happen to his Berlin neighborhood once the refugees move in: “They’ll break into our basements,” he says, “steal our kids’ cell phones, bring crime and violence and take away our jobs.” The 29-year-old janitor in the eastern outskirts of Berlin is […]

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EU diplomat seeks a way out of Egypt’s crisis

July 30, 2013 2:49 PM0 comments
EU diplomat seeks a way out of Egypt’s crisis

CAIRO — Europe’s top diplomat on Sunday searched for a way out of Egypt’s increasingly bloody and complex crisis, looking for compromises in talks with the military-backed government and allies of the ousted president. Supporters of deposed President Mohammed Morsi appealed for an end to a crackdown that killed 83 […]

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EU partially lifts ban on Philippine airlines

July 10, 2013 12:57 PM0 comments
EU partially lifts ban on Philippine airlines

MANILA, Philippines — The European Union has partially lifted a ban on the entry of Philippine planes after aviation authorities in Manila addressed safety concerns, removing an obstacle to a robust flow of tourists and trade between Europe and the Southeast Asian nation, officials said Wednesday. EU Ambassador to Manila […]

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Cameron Tweets WWII bomb at G-8 site

June 18, 2013 6:24 PM0 comments
Cameron Tweets WWII bomb at G-8 site

ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland — Well, that was close. Or was it? Shortly after wrapping up one of the most peaceful Group of Eight summits in recent memory, Prime Minister David Cameron let a cat out of the bag. “Now #G8UK is over I can reveal a bomb was found in […]

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Greek coalition avoids collapse over TV shutdown

June 17, 2013 4:00 PM0 comments
Greek coalition avoids collapse over TV shutdown

ATHENS, Greece — The Greek government has avoided collapsing over a dispute stemming from Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ move to close the state-owned television broadcaster after a high court ruling offered a way out of a week-long impasse that drew international criticism. Greece is implementing tough spending cuts, tax hikes […]

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