Thursday

21st Sep 2017

Ticker

Kosovo's ex-PM released in France

The former prime minister of Kosovo and ex-rebel leader Ramush Haradinaj was released in France Thursday. He cannot leave the country until a court decision whether to extradite him to Serbia, where he is wanted for alleged war crimes. Haradinaj was detained over a week ago based on a Serbian warrant from 2004. He served as commander in the 1998-1999 Kosovo conflict. He dismissed the court procedure as a "circus".

EU 'embarrassed' by the Catalan 'taboo'

Faced with the growing tension between the Spanish and Catalan governments, the member states and EU institutions would prefer not to get involved.

EU takes time to ponder tax on tech giants

The EU commission published a paper that outlined several options on how to increase tax income from internet companies' activities, but fell short of proposing legislation.

Asylum seekers create EU 'limbo' nation

The number of asylum seekers "in limbo" in the EU is likely to be greater than the combined populations of Cyprus and Malta, estimates indicate.

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