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18th Nov 2017

Ticker

EU-Turkey deal keeps migrant numbers down

Fewer than 100 migrants are traveling from Turkey to Greece each day, compared with 10,000 during last October's peak, the European Commission said on Wednesday. The drop has been credited to the EU's deal with Turkey, though Ankara has threatened to scrap the deal unless the EU gives Turks visa-fee travel. The commission said Turkey still needed to meet seven benchmarks, including changes to terrorism laws.

Agenda

EU agencies and eastern neighbours This WEEK

EU ministers will vote on where to relocate two EU agencies from the UK, while later EU leaders will host six eastern European countries in Brussels. Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic awaits his verdict in the Hague.

Opinion

Mind the gap: inequality in our cities

Minimum wages, 'living' wages and a universal basic income are all part of the ongoing mix to find ways to reduce social inequality across the EU.

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