"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
"I don't see how Trump could achieve the kind of autocratic takeover Orbán achieved in Hungary so long as democracy remains vibrant - and the opposition continues to control government - in many powerful states in the Union (such as California and New York)."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"A rational and seemingly well-intentioned readiness towards dialogue with the Kremlin resulted in irrationally demeaning us all."Danylo Lubkivsky
Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
"“You ask me when and why I decided to leave, but, in fact, I did not have any choice.""Somali man, age 24
Mercy Corps study interviewee
"Viktor Orbán is leading Hungary away from the rule of law, from our fundamental rights, from EU solidarity, from the EU project. He is using public funds to wage a massive propaganda campaign against the European Union, against free movement and against the rule of law."Viviane Reding
Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
Politicians and diplomats gathered at the United Nations in New York for a gala screening of the critically-acclaimed documentary ‘Plot for Peace.’
A video has emerged purporting to show artillery, hidden among medical supplies, in a convoy of trucks said to be operated by Turkish intelligence
Not even the corruption scandal that has recently hit FIFA could stop Sepp Blatter being re-elected for a fifth term as President of world football’s
UPDATE : Sepp Blatter wins FIFA presidential vote after Prince Ali withdraws his candidacy for the second round of voting. Sepp Blatter unexpectedly
Thirty years on from the Heysel tragedy, the memories echo in the minds of those who were there when 39 people died ahead of the 1985 European Cup final between Liverpool and Juventus.
Turkey goes to the polls in a general election next weekend, on Sunday June 7th, but for many Turkish citizens living abroad the ballot has already
Refugees have become an election concern in Turkey. Our correspondent Bora Bayraktar reported: “Reyhanlı, at Turkey’s with Syria, is one of the towns
Ukrainian troops are the only people who remain in the country’s abandoned tourist resort of Shyrokine near separatist-held Mariupol, reports
The US economy has suffered a poor first quarter as trade was hit by a resurgent dollar, a poor economic outlook and disruption at West Coast ports
A handshake between the representatives of Israeli and Palestinian football associations at the FIFA congress marks the end of the motion to get
Technology and innovation are changing the world faster than ever before. But is education keeping pace with these rapid changes and equipping young
Nigeria has witnessed an historic presidential inauguration. Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari has been inaugurated as president, in the
Cash-strapped Greece has dominated a meeting of G7 finance ministers in the German city of Dresden.
On the eve of the talks Athens announced that
To mark World No Tobacco Day on Sunday, May 31, we have brought together ten key questions to consider:
What is the tobacco death
Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed four people at a Shi'ite Mosque in Saudi Arabia, the second attack claimed by the Sunni extremist group in a week.
Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill allowing the government to impose a moratorium on debt repayment.
The law will allow the
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will work constructively with British Prime Minister David Cameron on reforming the European Union, reaffirming her
The small Swiss town of Visp where Joseph Blatter grew up is surrounded by mountains – yet the young Sepp’s destiny was to be far from Alpine peaks
Every week, journalists from the various language teams at euronews spot stories from Europe and beyond which did not reach the international front
More than 1,800 people have died in India’s heatwave in just one week. Most of the deaths have occured In central and southern areas where
‘Poltergeist’ is back. Enjoying a much bigger budget than the 1982 horror classic co-written by Steven Spielberg, this 21st century version of
Five years after his death, it seems interest in British fashion icon Alexander McQueen is at an all-time high. A new stage production has got
Paul Weller has ditched the acoustic guitars for his latest album ‘Saturns Pattern’. It’s the 12th studio album by the legendary British musician
This week’s choice is ‘The Optimists’, a Norwegian documentary film which will touch you, make you laugh and make you want to play volley-ball
German consumer spending has shot up in April an indication that domestic consumption is a real driver in the German economy.
At least four people have been killed when a car exploded in the parking lot of a Shi’ite mosque in Dammam in Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers, but
The head of the so-called Donetsk People's Republic Denis Pushilin has told euronews that his separatist movement remains committed to the Minsk peace agreement, despite ongoing ceasefire violations.
Five car manufacturers have widened recalls of vehicles fitted with Takata Corp air bags.
The 34 million vehicle recall is the largest in
The Swiss economy has contracted in the first quarter according to the latest figures.
Exports have been hit hard by the super strong Swiss franc
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In this edition of Europe Weekly, the wife of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi urges EU officials to help free her husband; the European Commission releases