"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
A group of Russian hackers calling themselves ‘Fancy Bears’ on Tuesday leaked confidential medical files of some US athletes, including four time Olympic gold medal winning gymnast Simone Biles and te
The International Olympic Committee continued its fight against doping by disqualifying six more athletes for having failed tests at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
The 34th Mexico City marathon took place on Sunday and some 35,000 runners braved the blistering temperatures.
Kenya has disbanded its National Olympics Committee because of “alleged mismanagement” of the national team during the Rio Games.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev thanked National Olympic team members for their achievements in Rio and rewarded them with a BMW each at a
Hungary’s Olympic athletes received a warm welcome upon their return to Budapest from Rio: with eight gold medals and 15 overall the country finished 12th in the medals…
Jordan’s first ever Olympic medalist Abu Ghaush was treated to a hero’s welcome as he arrived back home on Tuesday night.
The Olympic flag arrived at Haneda International airport in Tokyo on Wednesday.
Cable car is a common form of public transport in Rio de Janeiro.
Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon on Sunday, according to a government…
Britain is indisputably back as an Olympic superpower as Will Satch’s team-mates left Rio with 67 medals, including 27 gold, sitting proudly second, above China and behind only the all-powerful United
Russia has lost its appeal against its ban from next month’s Rio Paralympics because of a state-sponsored doping programme.
Just which is the most successful Olympic nation?
Charities have hit out at the precarious state of the 2016 Paralympic Games, which is likely to take place under the shadow of a huge funding crisis
Russia won’t take part in next month’s Rio Paralympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a ban imposed over the state-sponsored doping…
A spectacular firework display closed the 2016 Rio Olympics in much the same way as the Games began.
Ryan Lochte’s shinangans in Rio has landed the six -time olympic gold medallist in deep water.
Despite a troubled build up to and a few embarrassing hiccups during, Rio de Janeiro did eventually deliver a successful Olympic Games.
New Zealand’s Nikki Hamblin was praised for embodying the Olympic spirit when she stopped to help US runner Abbey D’Agostino during their 5,000m race at the Rio…
What the wind and rain isn’t bringing down is starting to come down as workers begin to dismantle the Olympics infrastructure not needed for the upcoming…