EU, quotas and hotspots: the forced go-aheadEurope, Policy
Western countries vote yes to the redistribution of 120,000 refugees arrived in Italy and Greece, which will make more efficient their identification centers by November. Obstructionism from Eastern States. Yes to raid the smugglers within October, too.
Xi Jinping’s first official visit to WashingtonMiscellaneous
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives today in the US for his first state visit. In the agenda, there are meetings in Seattle with American business executives, a state dinner on the White House and a speach before the UN in New York.
MOAS: new mission in South-Est AsiaAsia, BreakingNews, Europe
Maltese NGO is preparing to reach the Bay of Bengal, where Rohingyas are escaping from Myanmar. “Our job in the Mediterranean is not over but we now feel it is our responsibility over the winter months to use the M.Y. Phoenix in another part of the world facing an equally challenging but severely →
Ukraine crisis: a crucial autumnEurope
The next UN and European summits will be crucial for Ukrainian context and for relationship between Washington and Moscow.
The ENS launches his new reportBreakingNews, Europe, Policy, Politics, Social
The ENS – European Network on statelessness (European Network for the Statelessness) is launching in these last hours its new report “No child should be stateless”, which is an integral part of its campaign to put an end to childhood statelessness in Europe.
USA: waiting for reply to Chinese espionageAmericas
Tension between the United States and China on the eve of a meeting between Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping scheduled for late September. The continuous cyber espionage attacks by Chinese companies against the US that, according to reports of the FBI in 2014 have increased by 53% compa →
Eu, immigration: mirage of a common planEurope
After the building of the wall on the border with Serbia, the new law on illegal immigration has kicked off in Hungary. EU States have rejected Juncker’s plan on redistribution. Germany is the first European country for asylum seekers in 2015: more efficient identification centers in Italy, Gr →
Venezuela: opposition leader Lopez jailedAmericas, BreakingNews
Leopoldo Lopez, the Venezuelan opposition leader of Voluntad Popular (VP), has sentenced of nearly 14 years in prison, after having spent over a year and a half imprisoned in Ramo Verde, the Venezuelan military prison.
Refugee crisis: Msf activity in GreeceEurope
Greece has become the main European route for migrants, especially for Syrian and Iraqi refugees. In the last two months, they has taken advantage of Turkish borders pass. Aegean Islands is the first step to reach Eu, passing along Balkan route: 244 855 people have transited from Turkey to Greece si →
Risk Assessment in drone warfare policyAmericas, Innovation
Capable of long endurance and being refueled during the flight, they are almost invisible and extremely precise. There is nothing more that you can expect from a weapon. Drones, which are not only aircraft, became the most controversial weapon in the new way of conducting wars. Especially from the b →