May 25, 2019
Latest News

Macron: France will not build migrant centers

Brussels, Jun 29 (efe-epa).- France will not build migrant control centers on its territory given that, unlike Greece Italy and Spain, the country was not on the front-line of the migrant crisis, the French president told reporters as he arrived for the second day of a European Council summit in Brussels Friday.

Emmanuel Macron's remarks came just hours after European Union leaders published a list of conclusions on migration policy, which included plans to allow member states to create centers where migrants would be differentiated between refugees with rights to protection and economic migrants who would be sent back to their country of origin.

The president said it would not make sense to build such centers in France as it was not a landing destination for migrants coming across the Mediterranean Sea, adding that under international maritime law, it is the country nearest to a rescue site that must take in those migrants.

He said France and the European Union instead would cooperate closely with countries that do use the migrant center system.

News history
California calls on goats to prevent wildfires

By Marc Arcas

French police search for suspect after blast in Lyon

Paris, May 24 (efe-epa).- Police in the eastern French city are searching for a man on a bicycle after at least eight people were hurt when an explosive...

UK PM Theresa May to stand down on June 7

London, May 24 (efe-epa).- The United Kingdom's prime minister Theresa May said Friday she will stand down on June 7.

Senior cleric among three killed in Kabul mosque explosion

Kabul, May 24 (efe-epa).- A bomb blast inside a mosque in the Afghan capital on Friday killed three people, including a prominent religious scholar who was...

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan politicians from role as MPs

Madrid, May 24 (efe-epa).- Spain's parliament on Friday suspended four Catalan politicians currently on trial at the Supreme Court for their alleged...

Defeated presidential candidate in Indonesia to challenge poll result

Jakarta, May 24 (efe-epa).- The defeated presidential candidate in the April elections in Indonesia was on Friday set to challenge the poll result before...

Filipino natives forced out of their ancestral lands by Chinese capital

By Sara Gómez Armas

Indian forces impose curfew after killing al-Qaeda commander in Kashmir

Srinagar, India, May 24 (efe-epa).- Authorities on Friday imposed a curfew in parts of India-administered Kashmir, a day after security forces said they had...

Trump to visit Japan to coordinate action on North Korea

Tokyo, May 24 (efe-epa).- The United States president will begin his visit to Japan on May 25 to coordinate action on North Korea and strengthen ties with...

Thailand opens new parliament with opposition leader suspended

Bangkok, May 24 (efe-epa).- Thailand's Parliament will open its first session in five years on Friday with one of the leading opposition figures suspended...

Landslide victory for Indian PM Narendra Modi confirmed

New Delhi, May 24 (efe-epa).- India's prime minister Narendra Modi of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday was confirmed as the winner of general elections...

US hospital ship to assist 11 countries in response to Venezuelan crisis

Miami, USA, May 23 (efe-epa).- A United States Navy hospital ship will provide medical assistance to 11 Latin American and Caribbean countries in response...

Trump pledges another $16 bn for farmers hurt by Chinese tariffs

Washington, May 23 (efe-epa).- President Donald Trump on Thursday approved a second aid package for US farmers, this one for $16 billion, with the aim of...

US charges Julian Assange with espionage

Washington, May 23 (efe-epa).- The US Department of Justice announced Thursday a new indictment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that includes an...

China, Brazil agree to boost trade, cooperation

Beijing, May 23 (efe-epa).- The vice presidents of China and Brazil presided here Thursday over the fifth gathering of the Sino-Brazilian High-Level...

Pelosi stays firm vs. Trump on cover-up claim

By Alex Segura Lozano

Tornadoes kill at least 3 in Missouri

Washington, May 23 (efe-epa).- At least three people were killed by tornadoes in the Midwestern US state of Missouri, Gov. Mike Parson said Thursday.

What will happen to Cuba's anti-imperialist grandstand at US Embassy?

By Lorena Canto

India decides to ride Modi wave for another 5 years

By Shubhomoy Chatterjee

Costa Rican president rejects military option in Venezuela, Nicaragua

Douglas Marin

In victory speech, Modi dedicates landmark win to people of India

New Delhi, May 23 (efe-epa).- The Indian prime minister on Thursday dedicated his landmark electoral victory to the people of India whom he said had reposed...

Marawi still healing amid the rubble two years after militant siege

By Sara Gómez Armas

PSG president placed under investigation for alleged corruption

Paris, May 23 (efe-epa).- The president of French soccer champions Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, is under investigation on suspicion of...

India’s Modi secures resounding poll victory riding high on Hindutva

By Sarwar Kashani,

I agree Welcome to news4europe.eu. We use cookies to improve your online experience. Find out more.