6th Dec 2023


Another migrant tragedy claims 50 lives in Greek waters

Some 50 people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying 80 migrants from Turkey capsized in stormy weather off the coast of Greece Wednesday. "Protecting human life is a daily concern and our absolute priority," Greek shipping minister Ioannis Plakiotakis said, The Guardian reports, amid ongoing coastguard efforts to seek survivors. Greece has been widely accused of illegal pushbacks of migrant boats, endangering lives, in the past.

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Can Green Deal survive the 2024 European election?

Six months ahead of the EU elections, knocking an 'elitist' climate agenda is looking like a vote-winner to some. Saving the Green Deal and the EU's climate ambitions starts with listening to Europeans who are struggling to make ends meet.

Afghanistan is a 'forever emergency,' says UN head

Afghanistan is a "forever emergency" rendered worse by an isolated country intent on dismantling human rights, says UN refugee agency (UNHCR) representative for the country, Leonard Zulu.

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