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Greek Refugee Camps Are Near Catastrophe, Rights Chief Warns

Conditions in overcrowded, unsanitary camps on the Aegean Islands have turned into “a struggle for survival.”
Tags: News, Greece, European Union, Erdogan, European Court Of Justice, Council of Europe, Recep Tayyip, Middle East and Africa Migrant Crisis, Immigration and Emigration, Refugees and Displaced Persons


Trump Wades Into British Election, and an Insurgent Might Benefit

He heaped praise on Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a London radio show, but his biggest gift might have been to Nigel Farage, whose party is casting for ways to influence the Dec. 12 vote.
Tags: London, News, European Union, Nigel Farage, Boris Johnson, Farage, Johnson, Trump, Corbyn, Boris, Donald J, Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit, Nigel (1964-, Jeremy (1949-, Brexit Party (Great Britain


Trump impeachment: Top White House security official says he had ‘sinking feeling’ after learning of Ukraine quid pro quo

Donald Trump did withhold military aid to Ukraine while demanding its president launch an investigation into Joe Biden’s son, in an apparent quid pro quo deal, a top White House security official has said.Tim Morrison confirmed to members of Congress on Thursday that he had a “sinking feeling” after speaking to Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the European Union, and learning of the president’s desire for Ukraine to publicly announce a corruption probe. Mr Sondland had told Ukrainian offici...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, US, European Union, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Donald Trump, Morrison, Tim Morrison, Top White House, Gordon Sondland, Sondland


Credit where it’s due for improving workers’ rights | Letters

MEPs Jude Kirton-Darling and Agnes Jongerius highlight the EU’s achievements, Margaret O’Brien points to issues of parental leave, and Peter Graham says the UK was a leader in health and safety before the EU became active in this areaLarry Elliott’s column (The EU is no defender of workers’ rights, 25 October) argues that social Europe “never delivered all that much”. Europe may not yet be the socialist paradise we want it to become, but dismissing all its achievements on workers’ rights is a co...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Money, Law, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Work & careers, Britain, Foreign Policy, Employee Benefits, Globalisation, Maternity & paternity rights, Employment law


READ: Testimony From Tim Morrison, National Security Staffer Who Listened To Zelensky Call

A National Security Council official who testified in the House of Representative’s impeachment inquiry Thursday said in an opening statement that he did not think the President discussed “anything illegal” during his now-infamous July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. CBS News obtained and published the written remarks. Tim Morrison, the senior director for European affairs at the National Security Council, listened to the call as it happened. Trump, a memorandum of ...
Tags: Europe, News, Congress, Washington, Cbs News, White House, Russia, European Union, Ukraine, United States, Npr, National Security Council, Taylor, Central Intelligence Agency, Rudy Giuliani, Executive Branch


Latest Impeachment Witness: I Wasn’t Worried That Trump Broke the Law With Call

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty ImagesTim Morrison, a senior White House official who listened to President Donald Trump's controversial call with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky, said he did not worry Trump broke the law on the call. He also said he was not aware of any meaningful material being left out of the White House’s memo on the call.“I want to be clear, I was not concerned that anything illegal was discussed,” he said in a prepared statement to Congress obtained by The Daily Beast. Afte...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, European Union, Ukraine, Gop, House, Npr, National Security Council, Donald Trump, Taylor, The Washington Post, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Morrison, NSC


Latest Impeachment Witness Contradicts Vindman’s Claim That Key Details Were Left Out of Ukraine Call Transcript

A senior White House official who listened to President Trump's controversial phone call with Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky testified Thursday in a closed-door impeachment hearing that the White House did not omit any key details of the conversation from the publicly-released transcript.The official, Tim Morrison, also told House lawmakers he did not think Trump discussed anything illegal on the call.“I want to be clear, I was not concerned that anything illegal was discussed,” Morr...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, European Union, Joe Biden, Ukraine, House, Biden, Taylor, Trump, Morrison, Bidens, Bill Taylor, Tim Morrison, Hunter Biden, Gordon Sondland


'We're fed up': never-ending Brexit wears thin in French port city

Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to take Britain out of the European Union "do or die" on Oct. 31, even if that meant risking chaos at the borders. The renewed delay to Brexit, to Jan. 31, spares businesses in Calais, the French port city whose fortunes are deeply intertwined with Britain's economy -- at least for now. "We're all a bit fed up," said Calais port chief Jean-Marc Puissesseau.
Tags: News, European Union, Britain, Boris Johnson, Calais, Brexit


EU leaders face legal action over Czech PM's alleged conflict of interest

European council accused of failing to act over claims Andrej Babiš gains from EU subsidies The EU’s most powerful decision-making body is being taken to court accused of failing to act on an alleged conflict of interest centred on the Czech prime minister, Andrej Babiš.Lukáš Wagenknecht, a Czech senator, said he had launched legal action at the European court of justice after the European council – the body representing EU leaders – failed to respond to his concerns about the alleged conflict o...
Tags: Europe, Law, Eu, European Union, World news, Czech Republic, Court of justice of the European Union, Andrej Babis, Andrej Babiš Lukáš Wagenknecht


US diplomat voices support for North Macedonia’s NATO entry

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat has reaffirmed Washington’s support for North Macedonia’s efforts to join NATO and the European Union, two weeks after France vetoed the country’s EU membership talks. Matthew Palmer, a U.S. special representative for the Western Balkans, said after meeting North Macedonia’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev Thursday that […]
Tags: News, Washington, France, US, Eu, European Union, Nation, Nato, Western Balkans, Matthew Palmer, Zoran Zaev, North Macedonia, SKOPJE North Macedonia


European Union: ‘EU Exit: ID Document Check App' Available On Apple iPhones - Fragomen

The EU Exit: ID Document Check App is now available to use on Apple iPhone models 8 and above. Software updates on the device may need to be up to date to access it.
Tags: Apple, News, Eu, European Union


Analysis: Brexit wrecked Britain

The people of the UK voted to leave the European Union over three years and four months ago -- and the country has been bickering about exactly how to do it ever since.
Tags: UK, News, European Union, Britain, Stories, Brexit


U.K. Companies Must Decide What’s Worse: Brexit or Socialism

(Bloomberg) -- British executives confronted with the country’s upcoming general election are torn over which outcome they dread more, Brexit or socialism.Victory for Boris Johnson’s Conservatives -- historically the party of enterprise -- would see the U.K. leave the European Union, a split most companies want to avoid. It could also mean that Britain ends up in an economically damaging relationship with the EU after an initial transition period, if talks between Johnson and the bloc to secure ...
Tags: London, News, China, Eu, Bloomberg, European Union, Britain, Labour, Boris Johnson, Yougov, Johnson, Smith, Ladbrokes, Labour Party, Jones, Brexit


Analysis: Brexit wrecked Britain and it hasn't even happened yet

The people of the UK voted to leave the European Union over three years and four months ago -- and the country has been bickering about exactly how to do it ever since.
Tags: UK, News, European Union, Britain, Stories, Brexit


Brexit wrecked Britain and it hasn't even happened yet

The people of the UK voted to leave the European Union over three years and four months ago -- and the country has been bickering about exactly how to do it ever since.
Tags: UK, European Union, Cnn, Britain, Brexit



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