by AFP, dpa, EFE | 29.Nov 2022 | Digest
At an emergency meeting about increasing migration figures, opinions of the Member States on the situation differed. On his upcoming trip to the US, French President Emmanuel Macron wants to ask for exemptions for European manufacturers penalized by US law. Spain and the EU propose to the UK to eliminate “the fence” between Spain and the British territory Gibraltar.
by AFP | 29.Nov 2022 | Fact check
After Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez visited South Korea, misleading social media posts emerged mocking officials for purportedly holding a “welcome reception” for the leader at a building site. While Sanchez genuinely visited the construction site of a Spanish cultural institute in Seoul, he was officially welcomed at a ceremony at the South Korean presidential office.
by ATA, Europa Press, TASR | 25.Nov 2022 | Digest
The European Commission has proposed putting a cap of 275 euros per megawatt hour (MWh) on the price of gas purchases. Slovakia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs stressed: Aggression against Ukraine threatens the system of human rights protection. Albania has become a member with full rights in the European Civil Protection Mechanism.
by AFP, ANSA, Belga, BTA, dpa, EFE, FENA, HINA, STA, Tanjug | 25.Nov 2022 | Key Story
Amid the French-Italian controversy over migrants, Brussels wants to combat illegal migration in the Central Mediterranean with a new action plan. However, the greater challenge is bound to be what is probably the most active migratory route in Europe – the Western Balkans.
by AFP | 24.Nov 2022 | Fact check
Facebook, Twitter and Telegram posts circulating in various languages falsely claim that German authorities have banned vaccinated people from buying or driving a car. The German insurers’ federation and the country’s biggest motoring association rejected the claims, while the transport ministry said it had not changed legislation for vaccinated drivers and had no plans to do so.