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Clashes in Brussels over UN migration pact

Monday 17:15 GMT

The deal, which is not legally binding, seeks an international approach to migration that "reaffirms the sovereign rights of states to determine their national migration policy" and asserts the "fundamental" importance of legal migration.

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) was forced to cancel its migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean this month after repeated battles with Italy.

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Source: DW

Negotiators from nearly 200 countries strike deal over how to implement landmark Paris climate treaty

Sunday 22:43 GMT

A global climate summit has ended in Poland with an agreement to govern how the 2015 Paris climate accord will be implemented.

Almost 200 countries on Saturday reached an agreement on implementing the Paris Climate Accord after two weeks of negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations. The result of the tortured negotiations in the Polish city of Katowice is a 156-page rulebook on how countries will report and monitor their national pledges to curb greenhouse gas emissions and update their emissions plans.

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Source: DW

Borussia Dortmund's Axel Witsel: Being winter champion is nothing

Sunday 20:54 GMT

Borussia Dortmund are still undefeated and after beating Werder Bremen and have confirmed the top spot in the Bundesliga for the rest of the first half of the season.

Axel Witsel joined Borussia Dortmund before the start of the season from Tianjin Quanjian, a club in the Chinese Super League. Witsel began his career at Belgian side Standard Liege and has played for five different clubs in five different countries, including Benfica in Lisbon, Portugal and Zenit St. Petersburg in Russia.

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Source: DW

Teargas, dozens of arrests at Brussels anti-migration demo

Monday 17:15 GMT

Thousands of people marched through Brussels on Sunday in opposition to a United Nations pact aimed at boosting cooperation over migration.

Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Teargas and water cannon were deployed when scuffles broke out between protesters and police after projectiles and firecrackers were thrown at officers. At one point, some 300 to 400 people tried to force their way into the European Commission building, Brussels Mayor Philippe Close told the Belga news agency.


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