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French presidential hopeful says chartered flight is non-polluting

ParisThe politician was singled out for her repeated absence from Arctic Council meetings, and now the Pole ambassador is having a hard time justifying her Icelandic round trip by private plane.

Libyan smugglers advertise their services on Facebook

Are human traffickers coordinating with NGO migrant ferries when they transport Africans to a rendezvous just off the coast of Libya?

Thousands march against African migrant centre in Irish town

Oughterard Thousands gathered in a silent march on Saturday to highlight their objection to a migrant centre housing Africans in Oughterard, in Galway county, Ireland.

French writer faces two years behind bars for Yellow Vest rap song

ParisThe French essayist Alain Soral was sentenced on September 19 to 18 months imprisonment for having broadcast an antisemitic rap song in which portraits of personalities were burned online.

Slovenians form citizen’s army to stop illegals migrants

A citizen's patrol has been set up to curb irregular migration on the Slovenian border with Croatia.

European Commission: French speakers denounce domination of English

BrusselsIn an open letter to their future president, Ursula von der Leyen, EU officials said that they regretted the omnipresence of English within the institution.

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau apologises for blackface

OttawaCanada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized for a photo described as "racist". The timing of the incriminating photo is problematic for Trudeau in his preparation for the 2019 Canadian federal election.

Montpellier: ‘You are the dog of whites’

MontpellierA user of public transport in Montpellier, who had insulted agents at the end of May, was sentenced by the Tribunal de Grande Instance of Montpellier.

The number of asylum applications in Europe has risen again

The number of asylum applications in the EU increased significantly in July. The 62 900 asylum applications for the month represented an increase of 26 percent compared to June, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) reported. Also, compared to July 2018 (59 375), the numbers have risen.

Hungary to rejects migrant redistribution quotas despite Italy’s decision

BudapestHungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Sunday that all decisions leading to the opening of European borders to migrants were regrettable, including the Italian government’s.