World leaders responded to deadly attacks in Paris with defiant pledges of solidarity and Europe tightened security after Islamic State said it was behind an assault by gunmen and bombers that left 127 dead in the French capital.
Poland cannot accept migrants under European Union (EU) quotas after the attacks in Paris, Poland's European affairs minister designate Konrad Szymański said today (14 November), in a sign that Friday's assault may seriously undermine EU refugee policy.
Gunmen killed more than 120 people in a wave of attacks across Paris on Friday (13 November), shouting "Allahu Akbar" as they massacred scores of diners and concert-goers and launched suicide attacks outside the national stadium.
In the last few days, it looked as if the ruling coalition would cave in under the pressure it has struggled to cope with. Finally, it has been announced, after interior minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner (ÖVP) said that the country had "run out of patience".
The European Union is to evacuate the families of staff members as well as some non-essential employees from Burundi after a wave of political violence in the central African nation, officials said Friday (13 November).
Only MEPs from the EPP, the Socialists & Democrats, and ALDE have voted in favour of making the next European elections more “European”, according to a study published by VoteWatch Europe yesterday (12 November).
Ukraine's security forces used "excessive and indiscriminate" force in the 2014 Maidan protests, but are not guilty of crimes against humanity, the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor said on Thursday (12 November).