The agency said that about 4 per cent of all applications were lodged by people claiming to be unaccompanied minors.
The open letter initiated by French politician Leila Chaibi and signed by 36 other members of the European Parliament comes days after Amazon deleted two job postings for "intelligence analysis" which unions saw as 'threats'.
Arriving for the third and what she said was probably the "decisive" day of an extraordinary European summit, Merkel said the 27 leaders had "many positions" on the size of the fund, on rules for accessing it and on tying it to respect for the rule of law.
The EU Commission had claimed in 2016 that Apple had an illegal tax deal with Irish authorities that allowed it to pay extremely low rates. But the EU's General Court said Wednesday that ”the Commission did not succeed in showing to the requisite legal standard that there was an advantage.”
London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a video-conference with leaders of the European Union (EU), with both sides calling for a new momentum...
The EU Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson said states should reopen internal borders by end of June, the BBC reported
"Jihadists in Pakistan also use the crisis to undermine the government, for example by ignoring lockdown and social distance regulations."
The proposal by European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen is intended to heal a bitter divide among EU member states over how to respond to the severe economic recession that will result from the epidemic.
"There should be economic incentives for companies to produce pharmaceutical products in Germany, which might mean having to pay more for generic medicines."
Afghanistan has been ravaged by war since the 2001 invasion of a US-led coalition that brought down the Taliban regime.
It has been extremely critical of the move in Brussels, which the European Commission – the executive arm of the economic bloc – has sought to distance itself from.
"Now we can put the rancour and division of the past three years behind us and focus on delivering a bright, exciting future."
Johnson has promised new free-trade deals with the EU and the United States, and after Thursday's victory, now has the political capital at home to press ahead.
The prime minister has so far declined to undergo an uncomfortable grilling from Andrew Neil, who is one of the BBC's top political interviewers.
"We have a great new (Brexit) deal, and it's time for voters to have a chance to pronounce on that deal and to replace this dysfunctional parliament with a new parliament that can get Brexit done."
The government is seeking a new vote on its deal on Monday, although this may fall foul of parliamentary procedure.