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Swiss voters reject proposal to scrap free movement accord with EU

Swiss voters have overwhelmingly decided to retain the country’s free movement agreement with the European Union, which allows citizens of Switzerland and the EU the mutual freedom to enter, to live and to work in each other’s territories. A proposal to scrap the immigration accord with the EU, in effect since 2002, was one of five issues on the referendum …

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EU Migration Pact: Here’s what you should know about the plan

The Council of the European Union presented a “New Pact on Migration and Asylum” to the public on 23 September . The pact focuses largely on migration-control at the external borders of the European Union. The proposed measures include border screenings, accelerated asylum procedures and new regulations for the distribution of asylum seekers. Here is a breakdown of the suggested …

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Why EU should help to end the Nigeria slaughter – Human rights activist

Abdallah Baikie argues in this opinion piece why the EU should stop looking away as Nigeria continues to be plagued by relentless murderous violence and acts of terror, setting a potentially comparable scenario to the Rwandan genocide in the horizon ——- As the European Union prepares for the 6th African Union-European Union summit (AU-EU Summit), set to take place in …

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