European Council President Donald Tusk

Poland Accuses EU of ‘Cheating’, After Defeat in Tusk Vote

WARSAW (AFP) – Poland, which lost a diplomatic campaign to oust its former premier Donald Tusk from his post as European Council president, has now accused the EU of “cheating” and announced a “negative” policy towards Brussels.


U.N. Human Rights Chief: Siege of Aleppo ‘Crimes of Historic Proportions’

On Friday, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein of Jordan, called the siege and bombing of Aleppo by Russian and Syrian forces “crimes of historic proportions,” described the besieged city as a “slaughterhouse,” and called for prosecution by the International Criminal Court.

Syrians carry a wounded child in the rubble of buildings following a barrel bomb attack on the Bab al-Nairab neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on August 25, 2016

Europe Is ‘Close To Limits’ On Mass Migrant Influx

(AFP) Europe is “close to limits” on its ability to accept new waves of refugees, EU President Donald Tusk said Sunday, urging the broader international community to shoulder its share of the burden.


EU’s Tusk Urges Global Solidarity On Immigration Crisis

ISE-SHIMA, Japan (Reuters) – European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday he would like the global community to show solidarity regarding the refugee crisis and recognise it is a global problem.

A man is attended by a Red Cross nurse on arrival into the southern Spanish port of Malaga on May 19, 2016 after an inflatable boat carrying 52 Africans, ten of them women, was rescued by the Spanish coast guard off the Spanish coast.