"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
At least one person was killed and several others injured after Houthi rebels fired on protesters in the Yemeni city of Taiz. Thousands of residents
Protests erupt in Taiz as Houthi rebels take control of key sites in the city, raising fears Yemen is heading for civil war.
The UN Security Council will meet on Sunday to discuss the deadly turmoil in Yemen. It comes after the country’s president called for an “urgent
More violence is feared in Yemen with reports of US soldiers evacuating as both the president and rebels issue calls to arms.
Suicide bombers have attacked two mosques in the Yemeni capital Sana'a killing at least 126 people and wounding scores more.
At least 126 people have been killed and more than 100 others wounded in triple suicide bombings targeting mosques in Sana'a, Yemen.
Violence in the southern Yemeni city of Aden has left at least 13 dead. Militia loyal to the country’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh have been
Fierce fighting has broken out between rival forces in Yemen, closing Aden’s international airport and forcing President Hadi to flee his
Police have stepped up their search for the French woman and her driver who were snatched while driving through Sanaa in Yemen on Tuesday. French
A security official in Yemen says more than 20 US embassy vehicles were seized after the ambassador and diplomats left the capital Sana’a. The
The UK, US and France are closing their embassies in Yemen. The move comes amid the deteriorating security situation and political crisis in the
In Yemen, leader of the Houthis Abdul Malik defends a takeover of power his rivals and the Gulf Cooperation Council have denounced as a political coup.
The United Nations and the United States have condemned Yemen’s dominant Houthi group for dissolving parliament. The move was also denounced by the
A US air strike has reportedly killed a leading member of al-Qaeda in Yemen
Thousands of people have demonstrated in Yemen against the Houthis, a minority Shi’ite group that now dominates the country. Two days ago it forced
Protests have swept across Yemen in the wake of the president’s resignation which has left a gaping political void. In the south of the country
Yemen teeters on the edge of chaos following the resignation of the embattled president on Thursday. Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi blamed the Houthi
Yemen’s embattled president has resigned, giving up on his two year mission to steer the country to stability. Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi said he had
Shi’ite rebels are keeping up the pressure on Yemen’s beleaguered president. They stayed put outside Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s residence on Thursday
Shi’ite rebels in Yemen have taken over the presidential palace, strengthening their stranglehold on the capital Sanaa as the country falls deeper