10 November 2016 Week in Brief: International Europe FRANCE: Authorities cleared the ‘Stalingrad jungle’ migrant camp in Paris and relocated its inhabitants to centres elsewhere in the country. Their arrival has been met by protests in some towns and cities. GERMANY: The interior minister Thomas de Maziere is supporting a proposal for migrants found in… Continue reading Issue 79:2016 11 10:Week in brief: International
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Issue76:2016 10 20: Week in Brief International
20 October 2016 Week in Brief: International Europe AUSTRIA: The government has bought the house in Braunau where Adolf Hitler was born, and plans to demolish it so it can’t become a neo-Nazi shrine. BELGIUM: The Wallonian parliament has blocked the trade deal between the EU and Canada. FRANCE: In the first debate between the candidates… Continue reading Issue76:2016 10 20: Week in Brief International
Issue 74: 2016 10 06:Week in brief (international)
06 October 2016 Week In Brief: INTERNATIONAL NEWS Europe AUSTRIA: A re-run of the recent elections has been postponed for two months until December. GERMANY: The interior minister Thomas de Mazière said that the Dublin convention should be reinstated. This insists that immigrants should be returned to the first EU country they enter. Prosecutors have… Continue reading Issue 74: 2016 10 06:Week in brief (international)
Issue 9: 2015 07 02:The Refugee Crisis; Any Solutions?
2 July 2015 The Refugee Crisis; Any Solutions? by Neil Tidmarsh The migrant crisis intensified this week, with violent scenes in Calais, registration procedures breaking down in Greece and Italy and the World Food Programme running out of funds to feed Syrian refugees in Jordan. Last Wednesday, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees reported that… Continue reading Issue 9: 2015 07 02:The Refugee Crisis; Any Solutions?
Issue 8:2015 06 25; overseas news
25 JUNE 2015 Week in Brief:OVERSEAS NEWS GREECE: An emergency meeting in Brussels between Greece and the European Council and the European Central Bank to discuss compromise Greek proposals on pension cuts and VAT increases was postponed in chaos and confusion because Alexis Tsipras failed to submit the proposals in time. Nevertheless, news of… Continue reading Issue 8:2015 06 25; overseas news