French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb called on counterparts in the Nigerien capital Niamey to take action "as close as possible to the countries of origin and transit of migrants."
The move is aimed at recovering billions from multinationals that divert European earnings to low-tax countries, and opens a new front in an offensive by Brussels against Silicon Valley giants.
European Parliament has once again showed its 'one-sided views,' says Turkish Foreign Ministry
The Dutch city was selected over Milan in November by the drawing of lots after three rounds of secret voting by EU states failed to produce a clear winner in the contest for one of the most prized spoils of Brexit.
Irregular migration has fallen by 97 pct in 2017 compared with 2015
Antonio Tajani calls for immediate implementation of Security Council resolution in besieged suburb of Damascus
Trump announced the talks on Twitter as a burgeoning trade row over new US tariffs on steel and aluminum heated up over the weekend.
Turkish airports significantly contribute to 7.4 pct rise in Europe's passenger traffic, says international airports council
PKK remains on European Union’s list of terror organizations, says head of EU Delegation Christian Berger
European Council prolongs restrictive measures until Sept. 15 over actions in Ukraine
The duties of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum have stung the EU, along with other major partners including Japan, and European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said earlier Washington had failed to clarify how its allies could be spared.
Federica Mogherini says EU will support complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula
Key interest rates expected to remain at their current level for an extended period of time, ECB says
UN rights chief 'deeply concerned about current overriding focus of EU states on preventing migrants from reaching Europe'
Tusk's draft plans rebuffed many of the demands that Prime Minister Theresa May made in a long-awaited speech on the post-Brexit relationship between Britain and the EU after 2019.
European Union statistical office says bloc's economy expanded 2.4 percent last year, compared with 2 percent in 2016
After a top court last month ruled driving bans in some city zones for the most polluting diesel vehicles were legal, German commuters, politicians, environmentalists and the mighty car industry have been exchanging blows over potential blanket exclusions.
The European Commission has said it will present by end March an overhaul of its tax rules, which currently allow US digital economy giants to report their income from across the bloc in any member state.
Deputy Prime Minister Fikri Isik said Bulgaria supports Turkey's full EU membership
European Commission head says EU 'strongly regrets' Trump's announcement of new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum
Blair, a leading voice against the UK's decision to quit the bloc, said Britain could be persuaded to stay if concerns about migration and other issues were met, urging European leaders to take the initiative to "lead us out of the Brexit cul-de-sac".