EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker Kohl as “a German patriot and at the same time a European patriot.” Kohl will be buried later today following a mass in the German city of Speyer.
The outcome will be anxiously monitored around the world as a sign of whether the populist tide that saw Britain vote to leave the EU and Donald Trump’s election in the United States is still rising, or starting to ebb.
Without help, families face lonely search for Europe’s missing refugee children.
Greece’s creditors carried out the review intended to evaluate progress on reforms by the Athens government as it hopes to unlock the next tranche of its 86-billion-euro ($95 billion) bailout agreed in July.
While the Syrian conflict has been the major driver of the migration, people have been fleeing war, abuses and poverty in other countries as well.
Pope Francis lamented the distinction made between refugees fleeing conflict and persecution and migrants escaping poverty, saying both deserve international protection.
Police are hunting the newest suspect believed to be involved in carnage that killed at least 129 people, after footage showed a third man in a car used by gunmen who opened fire at bars and restaurants in central Paris.
Ancient Roman wisdom offers a solution to the European refugee crisis.
The latest news as migrants make their way across Europe by the tens of thousands, fleeing war or seeking a better life.
Several hundred migrants who reached the border minutes before the deadline would still be allowed to enter Hungary for humanitarian reasons.
The 1-year-old boy, whose nationality was not made known, was found unconscious on a rubber dinghy which had broken down and went adrift late on Thursday.
Some countries were opposed, the Twitter post from the Luxembourg mission to the European Union indicated.
“As long as they follow this propaganda, they will have more refugees,” Assad said in an interview with Russian media.
West has undergone de-civilisation. It is on show in the unfolding refugee crisis
The EU has largely dithered in thrashing out a cohesive approach to the crisis with nations like Slovak, Serbia and several former Eastern Bloc countries rejecting mandatory quotas for distributing refugees among the bloc.