Tag: EU

  • RRF for EU?

    Move may appease Eastern European EU members EU agrees to set up rapid reaction force BELGRADE – EU Foreign Ministers have agreed to set up a rapid reaction force that […]

  • EU/Libya training to go ahead

    Libyan Navy spokesman denies attack. EU to continue Libyan coast guard training after attack on migrants By Benjamin Wafula The European Union will go ahead with training for the Libyan […]

  • Libya CG training

    May reduce migrant numbers. EU to start training of Libya Coastguard this month – Sources The EU is set to start training of Libyan Coastguard personnel on October 24, Libya’s […]

  • Thousands rescued off Libya

    About 6,500 migrants have been rescued off Libya, the Italian coastguard says, in one of the biggest operations of its kind to date. Some 40 co-ordinated rescue missions took place […]

  • EUNAVFOR to train Libyans

    Agreement reached on training. Operation SOPHIA: signed the agreement on Libyan Coast Guard and Navy Training β€œThe Memorandum Of Understanding signed today, is another key step towards the beginning of […]

  • EUNAVFOR, the Med and migrants

    Tim Compston, Features Editor at Security News Desk, looks at European Union naval operations tackling people smuggling in the central Mediterranean – one year on – in the wake of […]

  • New boats for Somali CG

    Company will train the Somali Navy, too. Dutch firm contracted to build six ships for Somali coast guard to fight piracy and illegal fishing Dutch firm contracted to build six […]

  • NATO joins Med migrant hunt

    Another military operation for the Med. Nato to join EU warships in Libya migrant operation By ANDREW RETTMAN Nato warships and, potentially, drones are to help the EU control migrant […]

  • EU Coast Guard approved

    New force to help assist in migrant crisis. EU coast guard and border force approved by parliament The European Parliament has approved a proposal to set up a new border […]

  • EU’s S. China Sea concerns

    EU wants to see freedom of navigation and over flight upheld in the East and South China Seas. EU calls for free passage through South China Sea BY ROBIN EMMOTT […]