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Politics 07-05-2021

Tweets of the Week: CoFoE confusion, Moved Border, Vaccine Sharing

The Future of Europe conference looks a mess at first glance, Belgian farmer moves the border with France, and Biden changes US vaccine stance. Sunday is Europe Day and if you thought not visiting obscure EU institutions on #EuropeDay was...
Politics 05-06-2020

Tweets of the Week: Border Openings, Black Lives Matter, Bottomless MEP

Europe wants to see UK tourists less, Black Lives Matter widespread protests stress, and MEP joins committee in state of undress. 
Health 10-04-2020

Iberian stories on European cohesion

Looking back thirty years, one can find images like those seen today on the Spanish-Portuguese border. Crossroads under surveillance, roads shut down… images that only the elderly remember and that will soon be forgotten again. Thousands of Spaniards and Portuguese...
Global Europe 26-08-2016

Orban: Hungary to build second fence line on Serbian border

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Friday (26 August) a second fence line will be built on the country's southern border with Serbia, capable of stopping any new wave of migrants toward the EU.

France backs wall project at Greece-Turkey border

Speaking in Athens yesterday (27 January), French Interior Minister Brice Hortefeux has backed a project to build a 12.5km wall at a critical section of the Greece-Turkish border.

Turkey bites tongue over Greek border wall plan

The prime ministers of Greece and Turkey voiced solidarity in their approach to tackling the growing problem of illegal immigration, after the Greek government announced plans to fence part of its border.

Commission downplays Greek plans for Turkish border wall

A European Commission spokesperson sought yesterday (3 January) to downplay a reported plan by Greece to build a fence or a wall along its border with Turkey.
Enlargement 05-10-2009

Restart of ‘win-win-win’ Croatia talks

Croatia made "substantial progress" by opening six and closing five negotiating chapters with the EU, said Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn after a meeting between representatives of Croatia, Slovenia and the EU on Friday (2 October). But Zagreb recognised the difficulty of the challenges ahead in its accession talks, especially in justice and home affairs.
Med & South 04-05-2009

Turkey and Armenia: Opening minds, opening borders

"Politicians in third countries should do all they can to bolster mutual confidence" between Turkey and Armenia, argues an April report from the International Crisis Group.
Transport 18-08-2008

EU still divided by national borders

Crossing borders between EU countries which have officially eliminated frontier controls remains a challenge, mainly as a result of queues at petrol stations in countries with cheaper gas, journalists from EURACTIV discovered while travelling over the vacation period.
Enlargement 24-07-2007

Why Europe should have open borders

Politicians need to have the courage to stop fighting an unwinnable and destructive war against migration and seek instead to make the best of it, argues freelance writer and analyst Philippe Legrain in the summer edition of Europe's World Magazine.
Security 09-12-2005

New neighbourhood network for eastern borders

The eastern European border regions have joined together in a new neighbourhood network called NEEBORS.
Security 04-11-2005

Corruption threatens EU borders

The head of the EU border agency, Frontex, has said that corruption is the main hurdle facing the EU in effectively controlling its borders.