A global migrant crisis has hit Europe since around the beginning of 2015, seeing scores of migrants from the Middle East and Africa attempting to escape their home countries and take the hazardous journey into Europe.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - World leaders during the upcoming G7 Summit in Biarritz, France may discuss getting Russia to rejoin the G8, a senior US administration official told reporters on Thursday.
The Auschwitz Memorial recently brought public attention to two online shops that were advertising items with images of starving victims from Nazi concentration camps.
UK Prime Minister Johnson is trying to persuade the EU, Germany and France to get rid of the Irish backstop but with just 70 days before the Brexit deadline, it is highly unlikely that he has a ready-made alternative solution, says British academic Dr Chris Reynolds.
The official insists that “there is no controversy” in his remarks, and that he merely considers it unusual that some refugees refuse to attend language and vocational classes, and that the UNHCR “has an obligation to resettle them.”
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The second fatal case caused by listeriosis has been registered in Spain, Europe Press media outlet reported on Thursday.
Symonds was reportedly scheduled to attend several events on American soil as part of her job for a local ocean conservation organisation, but was blocked from visiting due to last year’s trip to the self-proclaimed Republic of Somaliland.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - One of the main obstacles in EU-UK Brexit talks has been the Irish backstop, a solution that entails keeping Northern Ireland in the EU Customs Union, which is now being abolished by newly appointed Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
BERLIN (Sputnik) – A Syrian national by the name of Alaa S. has been sentenced to nine years and six months in prison for the murder of a German citizen in the town of Chemnitz last year during a festival, German n-tv news channel reported on Thursday.
Adrian Darya, an oil tanker detained by Gibraltar authorities in July and now released, is now reportedly heading eastward towards the Greek port of Kalamata.
Criminal complaints have been filed against the suspect but only 29 out of several hundred women he allegedly recorded have so far been identified by police.
ROME (Sputnik) - The leader of Italy’s Democratic Party said after consultations with the nation’s president on Thursday that he was open to talks on forming a coalition that would confront the right.
The news comes as a string of similar attacks have been reported in local media in 2019, forcing Irish police to launch a campaign against paramilitary attacks via a UK government body.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - The European Union is against inviting Russia to the G7 format and thus resuming the G8 format until the country addresses the issues that led to its exclusion back in 2014, a high-ranking source in EU institutions told reporters on Thursday in Brussels.
The photographer who filmed the wedding described the event he witnessed as “unique and unrepeatable” as the thunderclap was apparently the only one to occur that day.
Boris Johnson is currently touring Europe for the first time since becoming UK Prime Minister. He has already visited Germany where he held talks with Angela Merkel and is currently in France to meet with President Macron. Both visits aim to address the most pressing Brexit issues.
The meeting marks the first encounter between the two leaders since Boris Johnson took office on 24 July. Johnson previously held a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
People were watching the Red Star football match in the municipality of Biskupija near Knin, when a group of men entered the cafe and attacked the visitors who were watching the game, according to the Feral news media outlet.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Greek football fans have attacked Ruptly video news agency's producer on Wednesday, prior to the Olympiacos vs. FC Krasnodar Champions League playoff at Karaiskakis Stadium in the Greek city of Piraeus, the Russian RT broadcaster, which owns the agency, reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The attempts of the new prime minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, to abolish the backstop solution that entails keeping Northern Ireland in the EU Customs Union make a no-deal Brexit look like the most likely scenario, Ireland's deputy prime minister said, as cited by media on Wednesday.