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European Commission proposes next steps towards a new asylum system

In a continuing response to the ongoing migration and refugee crisis, the European Commission has suggested a new asylum system for the EU.

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EU-Turkey agreement to solve refugee crisis

While Greece has returned the first migrants to Turkey a group of Syrian refugees has landed at the German airport of Hannover.

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After the EU summit – waiting for a solution

On 18th of March 2016, EU leaders decided on an agreement with Turkey to solve the refugee crisis. As refugees continue to cross over from Turkey into Greece, the agreement waits to be fulfilled.

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Refugee crisis - breakthrough postponed

Following difficult negotiations in Brussels, EU-Leaders and Turkey have reached draft conclusions which may contribute to the reduction of refugee flows, once implemented.

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EU-Turkey summit in Brussels

The main objective on Monday is to buy time to fix Europe’s malfunctioning asylum system

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Weber strongly supports Euro

The former head of the German Bundesbank Axel Weber strongly criticised the recent policy of the European Central Bank while he again praised the Euro.

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"We need to ensure a competitive business environment!"

EU Digital Commissioner Günther Oettinger in a discussion on the consumer internet industry, led by cep and Hubert Burda Media.

On 24 February, 2016 cep economist Dr. Bert Van Roosebeke presented the results of a study on competition challenges in...

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Moscovici: EU Commission has no plan 'B' on British referendum

"The day we start talking about a plan `B' is the day we no longer believe in our plan 'A'," the Economic Affairs Commissioner says

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EU leaders announce plans for migrant summit with Turkey in March

“We agreed that our joint action plan with Turkey remains a priority,” European Council President Tusk says

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EU Commission head Juncker 'quite confident' of UK summit deal

European heads of states and governments discuss EU reforms to keep Britain in the 28-nation bloc

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