European court of human rights said prosecution of Turkish politician Doğu Perinçek an infringement of his right to free speech
Greece will hold Cyprus’s “Turkish veto” in tomorrow’s (15 October) EU Council summit, which will focus on possible EU concessions towards Ankara, as the President of Cyprus will skip the meeting.
Why are the leaders of Hungary and Bavaria meeting up for talks in a German monastery?
Beyond withdrawal and asylum – an urgent call for European cosmopolitism.
By Gérard Wormser
Europe’s conservatism and nationalist fallback has ended up in begetting its oposite. Will the Syrian refugees’ exodus result in the policy shift that is necessary lest Europe becomes against its own will the last resort of persecuted populations? Now, billions of Euros are going to be spend in emergency relief, belatedly vindicating those who denounced for long time our policies’ excessive insistence on strengthening immigration controls at the Schengen borders. It had become unavoidable that a discourse emphasizing at the same time the democratization of the regions adjacent to the European Union and our inability to influence on the Syrian situation, this together with our de facto blockading threatened populations into an endless Lybian or Turkish exile, would explode on account of its own contradictions.
By getting the UNHCR and Frontex to more directly intervene in the first moments of arrival with identification and fingerprinting, the EU is attempting to retake control of movement throughout Europe.
Sharing the burden of the refugee crisis is not just about relocating refugees, says Ivailo Kalfin, Deputy Prime Minister of Bulgaria.
Norway meets about 20% of the EU’s gas needs, and is the main supplier to its members in Western Europe, transporting gas from its offshore fields via subsea pipelines and by tankers from Europe’s only liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in the Arctic Circle.
This is an excerpt from the regular briefing for the Friends of Cyprus in the UK .
SPECIAL REPORT / Most jobs today require some digital and ICT skills. Jobseekers will have a harder time finding work without them.
15 months after the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the cause has been determined: the plane was shot down with a Russian Buk missile. This findings was announced along with the presentation of the report by the Dutch Safety Board on Tuesday. The blame clearly lies with the Kremlin, some commentators write. Others fault the airline for the crash.
Corbyn’s focus on protecting victims of national insecurity may be a means of leading criminal justice policy in a more progressive direction.
The European Union’s only superhero Captain Europe shares his thoughts on Grexit, Brexit and the refugee crisis. In an exclusive interview with EurActiv.com, he also gives us a glimpse of the mysterious man behind the mask…
The primary problem in the EU is not German power, but the cross-border prevalence of the peculiar brand of euro-neoliberalism.
Simply stating over and over again that something – in this case a European democratic federation – is possible and desirable does not make it more likely.