Human Welfare

Albanian navy extends help for EU's maritime border mission

Dec 26, 2018

Albania's Defense Ministry has extended for a year its navy's participation in the search-and-rescue operations of European Union border control force Frontex

AP PHOTOS: Muslims worry about fate of relatives in China

Dec 18, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Muslims worry about fate of relatives in China

Split over asylum laws, EU leaders aim to keep migrants out

Dec 13, 2018

Hopelessly divided over how to improve the European Union's asylum system, EU leaders are set Thursday to underline their intention to keep beefing up Europe's borders and outsourcing their migrant challenge to the countries of northern Africa

Cyprus president urges fairer sharing of refugees within EU

Dec 12, 2018

Cyprus' president is urging fellow European Union member states to revamp existing agreements that will require each country to take a fairer share of refugees

Italy: Teen, club owners investigated in fatal stampede

Dec 10, 2018

Italian prosecutors say eight people are under investigation so far in connection to a stampede at a packed nightclub that killed six people, five of them teenagers

The Latest: Romanian president welcomes Brexit agreement

Nov 25, 2018

Romania's president has welcomed the Brexit agreement saying it will protect the rights of hundreds of thousands of Romanians in Britain

Ruling: Italy violated Mafia boss Provenzano's human rights

Oct 25, 2018

The European court of human rights in Strasbourg has ruled that Italy violated the human rights of the late Mafia "boss of bosses" Bernardo Provenzano by maintaining strict anti-Mafia prison conditions in his last few months alive

Jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov wins EU rights award

Oct 25, 2018

The European Union has awarded the Sakharov Prize, its top human rights honor, to Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russia accused of plotting acts of terrorism

EU looks to African nations, border control to stop migrants

Oct 18, 2018

EU leaders agree to push ahead with plans to boost cooperation with northern African countries and beef up the bloc's borders in an effort to stop migrants entering Europe

Hungary: Ban on living in public areas taking effect

Oct 14, 2018

A constitutional amendment that prohibits people from living in public areas takes effect Monday in Hungary

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