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EU Plans To Install Facial Recognition Technology For Disappearing Migrants

The European Commission has proposed spending millions on futuristic facial recognition technology to keep track of ‘irregular migrants’. They also slammed rules blocking states from accessing existing data on criminal migrants. The proposals, from the European Union’s (EU) unelected executive arm,

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EU Leaders In Rome To Discuss Migrant Crisis

(AFP) – EU president Donald Tusk travels to Rome Thursday with fellow EU institution leaders and German Chancellor Angela Merkel for two days of talks likely to focus on next steps in Europe’s migrant crisis. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who

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EU To Offer 75 Million Turks Visa-Free Travel By May If Terms Met

(Reuters) – The European Union’s executive said on Wednesday it will propose on May 4 granting Turks visa-free travel to the bloc from late June in a deal under which it is to stop uncontrolled migration into Europe – provided

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Merkel Ally Predicts Chaos If Turkey Joins EU Free Movement Area

A senior ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that her plan to stem mass migration from Turkey may backfire, and induce a “new, uncountable influx” of migrants from the Muslim world. In October last year, the European Union

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Greece ‘Facing Exclusion’ From Schengen Passport-Free Zone

(AFP) – Greece faced fresh pressure Saturday on its handling of the migrant crisis after Austrian Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner warned that Athens faced “temporary exclusion” from the EU’s passport-free Schengen zone. In midweek, Greece’s top migration official slammed a

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French Train Attack: President Says Prepare For More Terror Attacks

Days after the attempted massacre on a French train was foiled by passengers, President Francois Hollande has warned France should prepare for further terror attacks. Speaking to diplomats at the Élysée Palace in Paris yesterday Hollande said: “We are always exposed and Friday’s aggression on the