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Latest update : 2016-10-24

EU bargains with Africa over migration

As France begins to dismantle the sprawling refugee camp in Calais, Germany and other EU states want migrants and refugees in their countries to be sent back to Greece. Meanwhile, Italy recently overtook Greece as the country with the most arrivals, notably from Africa. A recent EU summit looked to Africa for solutions, with more talk of setting up partnerships with countries there to prevent and discourage people from making the perilous journey to the EU.

By Eve IRVINE

Our guests

Yannis MOUZALAS

Greek immigration minister

Malin BJÖRK

Swedish MEP, European United Left

Elly SCHLEIN

Italian MEP, Socialists and Democrats

Dominique RIQUET

French MEP, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats

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2017-06-24 refugees

'Huge failure' on refugee crisis is 'existential problem for EU'

Claude Moraes, a British MEP and Chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, discusses the migrant and refugee crisis in the EU. He blames EU member...

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2017-06-24 refugees

Divisions over migration policy: What should the EU do?

The European Commission has started legal action against three member states - Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary - because of their refusal to take in refugees stranded in...

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2017-06-17 agriculture

CETA trade deal: Canada, land of opportunity for farmers

In this special edition of Talking Europe, we’re taking a closer look at the CETA free trade deal between Europe and Canada. After years of negotiations, CETA (the Comprehensive...

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2017-06-17 agriculture

CETA: European farmers fear competition from Canada

In this special edition of Talking Europe, we’re taking a closer look at the CETA free trade deal between Europe and Canada. After years of negotiations, CETA (the Comprehensive...

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2017-06-10 development

EU development commissioner defends role of private sector in aid projects

The EU is the world’s largest overseas aid donor, something it is proud of, but it still gives less than the OECD target of 0.7% of gross national income. Neven Mimica, the EU...

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