"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
Saturday's Kabul bombing death toll rises to 103, with 235 wounded.
Scores killed and more than 150 wounded following deadly Taliban bombing in Afghan capital.
Dozens of people killed and scores badly hurt after deadly suicide bombing in Afghan capital Kabul.
A suicide attack at a funeral in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Sunday has killed at least 15 people and wounded 13, according to the governor’s spokesman.
The attack killed at least five people
ISIL claimed responsibility for one of the massacres at a Shi'ite mosque in Kabul
Second car bombing strikes Helmand just days after similar blast in Lashkar Gah
At least 20 people have been reported dead in an attack at a Shiite mosque in Kabul
Suicide bomber targets NATO convoy in Afghanistan
A suicide bomber has attacked a convoy of NATO troops near the airport in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar.
The NATO-led military coalition
29 people are killed and 64 injured in an explosion at the largest Shiite Muslim mosque in Afghanistan's Herat province.
A suicide attack on a Shi’ite mosque in the city of Herat in western Afghan killed more than 29 people and wounded more than 64 today (August 1)
Security forces battle gunmen in Afghan capital, Kabul after suicide bomb attack at the Iraqi embassy
A suicide attacker has detonated a car bomb in the Afghan capital, killing at least 35 people and wounding dozens more.
The Taliban says it was behind the storming of a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan.
Dozens of people were killed or wounded when as many
The bloodshed is continuing in Afghanistan.
At least 12 people have been killed while attending the funeral near Kabul of a victim of Friday’s
At least 90 people were killed and more than 400 were wounded in the attack, one of the deadliest ever in the Afghan capital.
One of the deadliest bomb blasts to hit the Afghan capital Kabul has killed scores of people and injured hundreds more – with most of the victims
A German aid worker and Afghan guard have been killed in an attack on a guesthouse in Kabul. A Finnish national has been kidnapped.