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UN to vote on keeping Syria’s last aid route open
... success are slim. The UN resolution and Russian commitment do not require a veto to block the measure. Foreign ministers from Ireland and Norway have visited the crossing in a sign of the importance of the issue, as has the US ambassador to the UN , ... ... criticism levelled at Moscow. The country is strengthening its presence to prevent a Turkish invasion of Kurdish-controlled northern Syria.
Updated: 06/17/2022
‘Rights Court ruling was wrong, strengthens UK rights laws
... Raab said he could not give a precise date as to when the government would schedule the next flight, and accused the European Commission of intervening on the vaguest of grounds Some Tory MPs , including Jonathan Gullis , a ministerial aide to the Northern Ireland secretary, have called for Britain to cut ties with the ECHR , which was set up in 1959 to rule on individual or state applications alleging violations of civil and political rights. Raab also defended the different treatment of Ukrainian refugees ...
Updated: 06/16/2022
EU slams UK’s Northern Ireland protocol bill
The European Commission has criticized a UK bill to scrap post-Brexit checks and controls in Northern Ireland as being extremely damaging and casting a shadow on British-EU relations. The European Commission has criticized a UK bill to scrap post-Brexit checks and controls in Northern Ireland as being extremely damaging and casting a shadow on British- ...
Updated: 06/15/2022
EU threatens to take action against U.K. over Northern Ireland trade
The EU is going to take legal action against the U.K. in response to unilateral moves to rewrite parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol in the post-Brexit deal between both sides, according to the executive branch of the bloc. The EU is going to take legal action against the U.K. in response to unilateral moves to rewrite parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol in the ...
Updated: 06/15/2022
Albanian asylum seeker in ‘very bad mental state’ before Rwanda flight
... brought me to France. I didn't know which country I was going to be taken to. He said that when he was put on a small boat in northern France he was given to understand that other traffickers would be waiting for him when he arrived in the UK. I am in ... ... sending us by force to Rwanda. Please stop the plane. I want to send a message to everyone who listens. Samaritans in the UK and Ireland can be contacted by emailing Jo samaritans.org or jo samaritans.ie.
Updated: 06/15/2022
EU intervenes in UK legal battle to stop refugee flights
... of this in the Commons later. Here is the agenda for the day. 10 am : Maro ef ovi, the European Commission vice president in charge of the negotiations with the UK, holds a press conference to announce the EU 's response to the publication of the Northern Ireland proclamation. 12.30 pm: Home secretary Priti Patel is expected to make a statement about the Rwanda deportations policy. After 1.30 pm: MPs debate a government motion condemning the rail unions for proposing to take strike next week. I try to ...
Updated: 06/15/2022
EU to take carrot and stick over UK’s Northern Ireland policy
The EU is going to take a carrot and stick approach to Boris Johnson's plan to rewrite the post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland by taking legal action against the UK while offering fresh grounds for negotiations. The EU is going to take a carrot and stick approach to Boris Johnson 's plan to rewrite the post- Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland by taking legal ...
Updated: 06/15/2022
U.K. plans to rewrite post-brexit Northern Ireland trade
Britain's government proposed a new legislation that would rewrite post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland despite opposition from some U.K. lawmakers and European Union officials who say the move is in violation of international law. Britain's government proposed a new legislation that would rewrite post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland ...
Updated: 06/14/2022
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