Rescue boats could be refused port in Italy if they don’t sign onto the proposed code of conduct.
To loud applause, Elayne Whyte Gomez, president of the UN conference that has been negotiating the legally binding treaty, announced the results of the “historic” vote — 122 nations in favor, the Netherlands opposed, and Singapore abstaining.
France, Germany and the European Union pledged more money for Libya’s coast guard and more support for Italy to cope with a surge of migrant arrivals from Africa.
The steady stream of attacks on centers of daily life have drawn pledges from Europeans not to let terrorists change how they live, but in ways large and small they already have.
The European Union has made progress in ensuring its sanctions allow for legal challenges and don’t harm human rights.
It's the third time this month that that the US has downed aircraft affiliated with Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government.
Devastating conflicts, violence and persecution in places like Syria and South Sudan had left a record 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes by the end of 2016.
The leaders of the Greens and Socialists penned a joint letter to EU Council president Donald Tusk condemning the current strategy of trying to keep new migrants out.
Poland and Hungary have refused to take in a single person under a plan agreed in 2015 to relocate 160,000 asylum-seekers.
Eastern European countries including Hungary, Poland and Slovakia have flatly opposed an EU plan adopted in 2015.
The United States and Russia have found a new geopolitical 'battlefield' in Venezuela.
Doha has long faced accusations that it is a state sponsor of terror.
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