During an interview on 8 March, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said that the EU needed its own military, in order to deal with the Russian threat, as well as to restore the bloc's standing around the world.
Gunmen wearing military uniforms stormed Tunisia's national museum Wednesday (18 March), killing 17 foreign tourists and two Tunisians in one of the worst militant attacks in a country that had largely escaped the region's Arab Spring turmoil.
The EU's migration chief insisted yesterday (4 March) that the bloc must work with dictatorships in order to fight smugglers who traffic migrants to Europe, often using dangerous sea routes across the Mediterranean.
Over the past two centuries, abuse of antiquities and fine art has evolved from the “spoils of war” into a method of financing terrorism. Nowadays, both the US and UK are concerned about antiquities trafficking as a source of funding for ISIS, leading to calls for international cooperation to counter the market, writes Erik Nemeth.
Austria's parliament passed a law on Wednesday (25 February) that seeks to regulate how Islam is administered, singling out its large Muslim minority for treatment not applied to any other religious group.
Britain's membership in the European Union is vital for the bloc’s foreign and security policies, but it would not be a safer place if it was to leave the EU altogether, warned Vidar Helgesen, Norway’s Minister for EU Affairs.