Saturday

3rd Dec 2016

Ticker

Pro-migration policy not tied to war guilt, says Berlin

Germany's finance minister Schauble said in London on Thursday Berlin's pro-asylum seeker policy was designed to save Europe's honour and not motivated by WWII guilt, reports The Guardian: “We simply have a duty to help not because of our history, but because of the hardships that these people are experiencing."

News in Brief

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  3. Transparency NGO sues EU commission on Turkey deal
  4. Pro-EU liberal wins UK by-election
  5. Finnish support for Nato drops, Russia-scepticism grows
  6. Cyprus talks to resume in January
  7. Documents from German NSA inquiry released
  8. Transport commissioner 'not aware' of legal action on emissions

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