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Avramopoulos calls for ‘provisional agreements’ between EU states on rescued migrants

The EU's Migration and Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos has called for "provisional agreements" between the bloc's member states on dealing with migrants rescued at sea until reform of Dublin regulations has been completed.

Malta: How the Country is Dealing With Migrants at the Door of Europe?

58,000 asylum applications in the EU have been filed since the beginning of this year, the European Asylum Support Office said. Half are denied. Although migratory pressure on the EU is declining, asylum applications are increasing. Malta is one of the first to welcome migrant boats.

Every Third of the Self-employed in Bulgaria is Very Satisfied with their Work

In Bulgaria self-employed workers are about 352 thousand people. Only 30% of them are very happy with their work. This is shown by Eurostat data for 2017, reports Dnevnik. 

This percentage is lower in only three other EU countries. In Romania, 19 per cent of self-employed are satisfied with their work, while in Cyprus and Portugal they are 28 per cent and 29 per cent respectively.

EU countries back investment screening plan with China in mind

European Union countries agreed on Wednesday to a far-reaching system to coordinate scrutiny of foreign investments into Europe, notably from China.

Under the plan, developed in the wake of a surge in Chinese investments, the European Commission would investigate foreign investments in strategic technologies and infrastructure such as ports or energy networks.

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