"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
Mukhtar Robow Abu Mansur defected to the Somalian government last week and has now spoken out against the militant group.
The death toll is expected to rise after a car bomb attack in in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu which has killed at least six people and wounded 20 others
Mural artist Muawiye Hussein Sidow or "Shik Shik" has created the artworks that adorn over 100 shop fronts in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Several people have been killed in the attack in Mogadishu
A suicide bombing and gun attack in the Somali capital has killed at least 17 people, including foreigners.
‘How can we be eating lobster, when only 200 kilometres away, in the last 48 hours, 100 people died of starvation?’.
In this edition of Aid Zone, Euronews reports on the victims of drought and famine in Somaliland, and those who are responding to the deadly crisis.
Mercy Gitau, Concern Worldwide Somalia: “What is happening is that most of these families are pastoralists, they have lost most of the animals.
At least six people have been killed when a car laden with explosives rammed into a cafe and blew up in the centre of Mogadishu.
Over 80 percent of livestock has disappeared from several areas of Somaliland: killed by a drought which has hit the autonomous region in northern Somalia.
The explosion was caused by a vehicle that had been parked near a restaurant in central Mogadishu.
The Horn of Africa is facing its third consecutive year of drought causing thirst and hunger, decimating livestock, destroying livelihoods, spreading disease and triggering large scale population move
Somali police sources say two blasts in Mogadishu have killed more than ten people and wounded over a dozen.
More than 100 people have died from famine and diarrhoea in southern Somalia over a two-day period, according to the country’s prime minister.
Amid tight security Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has been inaugurated as the new President of Somalia.
A car bomb attack on a market in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, left dozens dead and injured on Sunday.
The number of confirmed dead from a dual attack on a hotel in Mogadishu rose to 28 on Wednesday, according to the ambulance service in the Somali capital.
A car bomb has exploded near the gate of a hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.
A combined suicide bombing and gun attack at a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has left a number of people dead and injured.
A huge suicide car bomb in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu has killed at least 29 people, police say.