Africa

EU chief threatens anti-refugee members states with sanctions

Eastern European countries including Hungary, Poland and Slovakia have flatly opposed an EU plan adopted in 2015.

Will the US pull out of the UNHRC too?

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the US is "reviewing its participation" in the Human Rights Council over what said is the group's "chronic anti-Israel bias".
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EU funds African force to combat Islamist militants

The European Union committed 50 million euros to help the countries of West Africa's Sahel region set up a multinational force to combat Islamist militant groups.

Arab nations cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Doha has long faced accusations that it is a state sponsor of terror.

UN chief calls for sustained climate action

The governor of the Bank of Portugal has called the measures that the European Commission has taken.

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