Fleeing Ukraine: ‘Bullets and bombs don’t know skin colour’
14 November 2022 | 3:54 pm
Organizations have criticized the EU for giving Ukrainian refugees preferential treatment over refugees from other countries. Are the accusations true?
Austria has launched legal action against Brussels over its classification of nuclear and gas-powered electricity generation as sustainable. Officials described the label as "irresponsible and unreasonable."
The EU executive is recommending the bloc's member states give Bosnia-Herzegovina candidacy status, subject to reforms. The Commission said the Western Balkans "belong in our family."
After videos surfaced of protesters in eastern Germany berating Ukrainian refugees, the mayor of Leipzig decried the images from the scene as "unbearable."
At Russia's border with Estonia, thousands of Ukrainians have been forced to wait for days in raw weather. Even once they reach Estonia, some say they do not know why they were denied entry to the European Union.
Leaks in Nord Stream gas pipelines likely 'sabotage,' European leaders say. Leaders of several Western countries have said leaks in two Russian gas pipelines are likely the result of sabotage, vowing a strong response as investigations continue.
The ministers have gathered in Luxembourg to discuss increased financial aid and military training for Kyiv's forces. The EU is also set to approve new sanctions targeting Iran's so-called morality police.
The EU Commission has laid out an energy plan ahead of a key summit of European leaders. Member states have promoted varying solutions to high gas prices.
EU policymakers remain divided over how best to deal with the ongoing energy crisis. High prices are affecting households and businesses across the bloc, including Italy's storied textiles industry, as our correspondents report.
The latest data shows that inflation rose on average to 10.9% across the European Union. The figures come as inflation in the UK hit a 40-year high.
EU ambassadors have agreed on a new package of sanctions against Iranian officials in response to recent drone strikes in Ukraine. Tehran has denied supplying Russian forces with arms.
Catherine Nicholson interviews Stefano Sannino, the head of the EU's global network of 144 ambassadors and heads of delegation. The Secretary General of the European External Action Service addresses the West's concerns about the latest joint Russian-Belarusian military activities, warning that further EU sanctions against Minsk could be on the way.
Speaking to FRANCE 24, Vera Jourova, a Vice-President of the European Commission, strongly condemned what Russia says are evacuations of civilians in the Kherson province of southern Ukraine. "I come from Czechoslovakia and this is the old playbook," she told Catherine Nicholson. "The Soviet military invasion of 1968 was presented as brotherly help."
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