Latest News

Migration situation on the Canary Islands: committee debate

Migration situation on the Canary Islands: committee debate Migration situation on the Canary Islands: committee debate
Today, MEPs will assess the situation on the Canary Islands, following the surge in migrants’ arrivals in the last months and the limited...
Read More...

EPP Group to lead standing Frontex Scrutiny Group

EPP Group to lead standing Frontex Scrutiny Group EPP Group to lead standing Frontex Scrutiny Group
The European Border and Coast Guard, Frontex, is growing rapidly, both in budget, human resources and competences, with the standing corps...
Read More...

Renew Europe MEPs #StandWithBelarus

Renew Europe MEPs #StandWithBelarus Renew Europe MEPs #StandWithBelarus
  Today, on the International Day of Solidarity with Belarus, the Renew Europe Group in the European Parliament expresses its support to...
Read More...

Borrell’s Moscow trip does not help Navalny

Borrell’s Moscow trip does not help Navalny Borrell’s Moscow trip does not help Navalny
  The EPP Group in the European Parliament heavily criticizes Josep Borrell, the EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security...
Read More...

'We do not fully understand the prospects for the end of the war in Donbas...'- Dr Kozerod

'We do not fully understand the prospects for the end of the war in Donbas...'- Dr Kozerod 'We do not fully understand the prospects for the end of the war in Donbas...'- Dr Kozerod
  We do not fully understand the prospects for the end of the war in Donbas between Russia and Ukraine to launch Nord Stream-2. The war...
Read More...

EPPO: consequences must follow for Portuguese Government

EPPO: consequences must follow for Portuguese Government EPPO: consequences must follow for Portuguese Government
  Consequences must follow for the Portuguese Government's role in the improper appointment of the Portuguese Prosecutor to the European...
Read More...

'Democracy in the Union is progressing'-Pascal Durand

'Democracy in the Union is progressing'-Pascal Durand 'Democracy in the Union is progressing'-Pascal Durand
Renew Europe welcomes the adoption of Pascal Durand's report assessing the 2019 European elections. This report also allows us to look ahead...
Read More...

Must Read

Most Popular Stories

VIDEO AND audio news:

Features, views, analysis

business

Latest News

Migration situation on the Canary Islands: committee debate

Migration situation on the Canary Islands: committee debate Migration situation on the Canary Islands: committee debate
Today, MEPs will assess the situation on the Canary Islands, following the surge in migrants’ arrivals in the last months and the limited...
Read More...

EPP Group to lead standing Frontex Scrutiny Group

EPP Group to lead standing Frontex Scrutiny Group EPP Group to lead standing Frontex Scrutiny Group
The European Border and Coast Guard, Frontex, is growing rapidly, both in budget, human resources and competences, with the standing corps...
Read More...

Renew Europe MEPs #StandWithBelarus

Renew Europe MEPs #StandWithBelarus Renew Europe MEPs #StandWithBelarus
  Today, on the International Day of Solidarity with Belarus, the Renew Europe Group in the European Parliament expresses its support to...
Read More...

Borrell’s Moscow trip does not help Navalny

Borrell’s Moscow trip does not help Navalny Borrell’s Moscow trip does not help Navalny
  The EPP Group in the European Parliament heavily criticizes Josep Borrell, the EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security...
Read More...

'We do not fully understand the prospects for the end of the war in Donbas...'- Dr Kozerod

'We do not fully understand the prospects for the end of the war in Donbas...'- Dr Kozerod 'We do not fully understand the prospects for the end of the war in Donbas...'- Dr Kozerod
  We do not fully understand the prospects for the end of the war in Donbas between Russia and Ukraine to launch Nord Stream-2. The war...
Read More...

EPPO: consequences must follow for Portuguese Government

EPPO: consequences must follow for Portuguese Government EPPO: consequences must follow for Portuguese Government
  Consequences must follow for the Portuguese Government's role in the improper appointment of the Portuguese Prosecutor to the European...
Read More...

'Democracy in the Union is progressing'-Pascal Durand

'Democracy in the Union is progressing'-Pascal Durand 'Democracy in the Union is progressing'-Pascal Durand
Renew Europe welcomes the adoption of Pascal Durand's report assessing the 2019 European elections. This report also allows us to look ahead...
Read More...

Must Read

Most Popular Stories

The United States on Wednesday warned Hungary against restricting human rights and press freedom after parliament gave nationalist leader Viktor Orban

sweeping powers due to the coronavirus pandemic.

"As governments around the world respond, we urge them to avoid undue restrictions on essential human rights and fundamental freedoms, including the ability of the free press to provide information to the public about the crisis and the government's response," a State Department spokesperson said when asked about Hungary.

"Unduly restricting these rights and freedoms would harm the public's trust in us as leaders, at a time when trust is most needed," the spokesperson said, without criticizing Orban by name.

The State Department called for all emergency measures to target only the COVID-19 pandemic, which has spread rapidly around the world.

"Governments should ensure such powers are restricted to the period of time needed to address the current crisis and lifted as soon as they are no longer needed."

Orban, a nationalist who has often thumbed his nose at the rest of the European Union, was on Monday granted the power to rule by decree until his government decides the emergency is over.

Parliament also threatened prison sentences for journalists who publish what it deems "falsehoods" about the virus.

President Donald Trump, who shares Orban's anti-immigrant sentiment, last year welcomed the Hungarian leader to the White House and praised him despite criticism of the erosion of democracy.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also visited Budapest last year, with his aides insisting he was not validating Orban's rule but rather seeking to ensure that the NATO ally does not gravitate into the Russian orbit.afp

deneme