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12 unaccompanied migrant children left Athens for Luxembourg

A group of 12 unaccompanied children from overcrowded camps on Greek islands left for Luxembourg on Wednesday morning. Eight children are form Syria and four four from Afghanistan. Nine of them were in identification and reception center on the island of Lesvos, two on Chios and one on Samos. The …

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Germany, Luxembourg to take in migrant children, Austria to send containers

Something is finally moving in Europe regarding the migration problem is Greece and this despite the coronavirus pandemic. Germany and Luxembourg will take a few dozens of unaccompanied migrant children staying at overcrowded refugee camps, and Austria has pledged to send 181 special containers for the accommodation and health care …

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PM Tsipras slaps Luxembourg PM Bettel at Malta Summit (video)

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras slapped his Luxembourg counterpart Xavier Bettel. The incident took place at the European Council Summit in Malta on Friday morning. Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel was having a chat with UK’s leader Theresa May, when Tsipras approached him and passed him a friendly slap on …

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Luxembourg, Ireland, Netherlands among worst tax havens

A report published by the charity non-governmental organization OXFAM exposes the worst offenders in the ‘race to the bottom on corporate tax.’ Luxembourg, Ireland, Cyprus, and the Netherlands are among the world’s 10 worst tax havens, despite an ongoing EU crackdown on tax avoidance and profit shifting across the bloc. …

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Clean Beaches: With 430 Blue Flags Greece earns 4rd place in EU: 1st is … Luxembourg!

Greece has earned the fourth place in Europe with regards to the quality of its bathing waters. According to data published by the European Environment Agency,  97.2% of areas inspected were deemed to be outstanding. The EEA also announced that the country was positioned third worldwide in terms of Blue …

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Luxembourg’s Foreign Minister accuses Germany of “euro zone hegemony”

Luxembourg’s foreign minister accused Germany on Tuesday of “striving for hegemony” in the euro zone by telling Cyprus what business model it should pursue. Like Cyprus, Luxembourg has a large financial sector, whose comparatively light-touch tax and regulatory regime has long irked its much bigger neighbors Germany and France. “Germany …

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