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Davutoglu may 17 2015 photo AKP party
May 5, 2016, by VOANews

Turkey’s prime minister is reportedly stepping down from his role following a dramatic day in domestic politics. The ruling AK Party is set to hold an extraordinary congress on May […]

Conditions among refugees have been described by Medecins Sans Frontiéres as 'far below acceptable international standards'. Photo: J Owens/VOA

EU proposals on migrants draw fire

May 5, 2016, by VOANews

The European Commission has unveiled details of what analysts say is a desperate plan to deal with Europe’s severest migrant crisis in decades. ...

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EC: Turkey will get visa exemption if Ankara meets all benchmarks

May 4, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission (EC) said on May 4 that it was proposing to the European Parliament and Council of the European Union to lift the visa require ...


European Commission proposes visa-free travel for Kosovo

May 4, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission proposed on May 4 2016 to lift visa requirements for the people of Kosovo. In a statement announcing the proposal, made to the ...

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    EU visa block threatens EU-Turkey migrant deal
    May 4, 2016, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Turkish citizens could soon benefit from visa-free travel to Europe, as part of the deal between the EU and Ankara to stem the flow of refugees. In return, Turkey has […]

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    New EU asylum rules could boost rightists
    May 3, 2016, by VOANews

    Struggling to cope with the largest migration crisis in recent history, the European Commission is due to release details of its plan to overhaul the EU asylum system Wednesday. The […]

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    Turkish MPs may be stripped of immunity
    May 3, 2016, by VOANews

    Punches and water were thrown during a Turkish parliamentary committee meeting late Monday night before a bill that would strip deputies of their immunity from prosecution was passed. As the […]

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    14th night of protests in Skopje
    April 28, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The 14th protest in a row was held on the night of April 27 in Skopje, where protesters demanded the postponement of the June 5 elections and the abrogation of the […]

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    Poland launches Polish Mining Group
    April 27, 2016, by The Warsaw Voice

    Representatives of mining and energy companies as well as banks and financial institutions signed a deal on April 26 2016 founding the Polish Mining Group (PGG) in an effort to […]