Tag Archives: European Union

  • Refugees keep streaming in as Europe acts to stem the tide

    A tide of refugees from the Middle East and Asia showed no sign of abating on Thursday, after European Union leaders began the task of trying to prevent it. ...

  • Thousands of refugees stranded as EU border crackdown continues

    Thousands of migrants were stranded in the western Balkans on Saturday as Croatia, Hungary and Slovenia tussled over the EU's escalating refugee crisis. ...

  • Photos of drowned Syrian boy shock world as refugee crisis grows

    Harrowing pictures of a drowned Syrian toddler washed up on a Turkish beach brought home the horror of the escalating refugee crisis Thursday as Europe was accused of letting the Mediterranean become a "cemetery" for migrants. ...

  • French president urged to raise Tibet human rights on China trip

    A survey by a leading French poll house shows that almost 70% of the French people want their president to raise the situation of human rights and civil liberties with his counterpart in China. ...

  • EU ends Myanmar sanctions, arms embargo remains

    EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to lift the last of the bloc's trade, economic and individual sanctions against Myanmar, hailing "a new chapter" with the once pariah state. ...

  • EU concerned over growing number of Tibetan self-immolations

    EU high Representative Catherine Ashton announced that EU is "profoundly saddened by the increasing number of Tibetans committing self-immolations, many of them young people." ...