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20th Nov 2017

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Tsipras urged to let refugees go before winter sets in

Greek leader Alexis Tsipras should end the "containment policy" of confining asylum seekers to the Aegean islands, 19 human rights and humanitarian aid organisations said in an open letter released Monday. On Lesbos alone, over 5,400 people are trapped in overcrowded tents and containers. "People should not be forced to suffer another winter in unheated tents and without proper services," said Eva Cosse, a researcher at Human Rights Watch.

Barnier: UK must come up with Ireland solution

EU Brexit negotiator tells UK to come up with solutions to the Irish border issue and prepare to include a level playing field in its future trade deal with the EU, if it is to be ratified by member states.

German coalition talks collapse

The liberal Free Democratic Party pulled out of coalition talks late Sunday night, saying it is 'better not to rule than to rule wrongly'. It is unclear what happens next.

Magazine

Decision day for EU agencies relocation race

EU ministers will decide on the future location of two London-based EU agencies on Monday. In this edition of EUobserver's Regions & Cities magazine, we take a closer look at some of the EU agencies.

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