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Barnier worried by Britain’s position on Irish border

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator said Thursday he is ready to speed up talks with Britain on its exit from the bloc as he voiced concern about progress and London's proposal for the border with Ireland.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/7 23:13:39

Europe fears growing risk of IS-funded terror attacks

There is a "real risk" of increased funding for attacks in Europe as the Islamic State (IS) group loses ground in Iraq and Syria, the EU's security chief warned Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/7 23:08:39

EU uses computer war game to test response to hacking

European Union defense ministers tested their ability to respond to a potential attack by computer hackers in their first cyber war game on Thursday, based on a simulated attack on one of the bloc's military missions abroad.
Source: Reuters | 2017/9/7 23:08:39

Ex-Gay Porn Star Working as German Spy on Trial After Posing as Jihadi for Fun

Curious ideas can occur in a person's mind during a boring weekend. For instance, German intelligence officer, father of four and ex-gay porn actor, Roque M., who was tasked with monitoring Islamist activities as part of his job, pretended to be a jihadi to have some fun.
Source: | 2017/9/7 19:42:52

Nearly 300 Islamists detained in German prisons

Almost 300 radical Islamists are currently detained in German prisons, a report published on Wednesday by the "Funke" media group shows.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/7 8:36:44

Two arrested after suspected explosive material seized in Paris suburb

Two men were arrested Wednesday afternoon after police found equipment and material suspected to be used for making explosives in an apartment in the southern suburbs of Paris.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/7 8:29:53

British PM says she backs controls on immigrations into Britain

British Prime Minister Theresa May told the House of Commons Wednesday that immigration controls into Britain are important.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/7 7:54:26

UN refugee agency welcomes EU ruling on relocation scheme

The UN refugee agency UNHCR on Wednesday said that the decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on the relocation scheme "sends a very strong signal on the importance of solidarity and responsibility sharing among EU Member States".
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/7 7:54:02

Top EU court rejects Hungary, Slovakia challenge against refugee quotas

The EU's top court on Wednesday threw out a challenge from Hungary and Slovakia against a quota scheme by Brussels to force member states to admit thousands of asylum seekers.
Source: AFP | 2017/9/6 23:28:39

Making a point

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK’s Parliamentary Recording Unit shows Prime Minister Theresa May speaking at the House of Commons in London on Wednesday. May’s first PMQs since the summer is set to be dominated by questions about the leak of the Home Office’s post-Brexit immigration plan. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2017/9/6 23:23:39

BBC launches staff pay review as gender gap angers women

The BBC is reviewing employee pay after it was forced to reveal that male stars were paid far more than their female counterparts, damaging the British public broadcaster's image and angering women employees.
Source: Reuters | 2017/9/6 22:33:39

EU's top court dismisses challenge against refugee relocation scheme

The European Union (EU)'s top court on Wednesday buttressed the bloc's relocation scheme set up two years ago, dealing a resounding blow to Hungary and Slovakia which have been balking at taking in refugees.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/6 21:41:19

France to equip military with armed drones

France plans to arm drones currently used by its military for intelligence and surveillance, French media reported on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/6 20:12:28

Britain mulls continuation of scientific research with EU after Brexit

Britain will set out Wednesday its eagerness to continue space exploration and nuclear fusion research with its European neighbors after Brexit.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/6 17:55:00

Russia's economic forum sees Far East's potential in boosting Asia-Pacific development

A joint exploration of the huge economic potential of Russia's Far East will contribute to the development and prosperity of the Asia-Pacific region, representatives attending an economic forum said in Vladivostok on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/6 14:28:57

Dozens of asylum seekers in northern Finland cross border into Sweden

During a demonstration staged by a group of frustrated asylum seekers in Finnish border town of Tornio on Tuesday, 55 of the demonstrators crossed the border into the Swedish side.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/6 7:38:51

Can German-Turkish relations be rescued?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) announced her desire to "re-organize" relations between Germany and Turkey at the last plenary session of the current Federal Parliament (Bundestag) on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/6 7:35:13

Georgia requests Ukraine to extradite ex-president Saakashvili

The Georgian Chief Prosecutor's Office has addressed Ukraine to take extradition measures against Georgia's ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili, said the Office on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/6 7:34:21