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EU gives fresh push to stalled migration pact
EU home affairs ministers achieved "major progress" in the negotiations around a long-stalled pact on migration and asylum.
Schengen visas to move online in win for travellers
In response to feedback from travellers, the EU has promised a “smooth and secure” online visa process.
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The European court says Austria's long-standing checks with Hungary and Slovenia violate Schengen Area rules.
Croatia one step closer to joining Schengen free movement area
EU governments have concluded that Zagreb is able to ensure the security of the bloc's external border, a highly sensitive topic amid renewed concerns over migration.
Wave goodbye to passport stamps in EU border overhaul
Visitors will need to swipe in and out of the EU next year as it looks to tighten up on security and people outstaying their visas.
EU border agency Frontex failing to fulfil its duties, say auditors
It raises questions about whether the agency should have had its budget and responsibilities expanded to such an extent.
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Brussels unveils plans to reform borderless Schengen Area
The European Commission wants to improve the management of the external borders and also strengthen cooperation among Schengen states.
Italy, Germany tighten rules for EU travel amid third wave of pandemic
Italy plans to introduce a five-day quarantine for travellers from EU countries, while Germany will strengthen border checks.
A decade after talks began, is Romania any closer to joining Schengen?
A European Union member since 2007, Romania still isn't a member of Europe's borderless zone. Why not?
Will COVID-19 spark reform of the EU's borderless Schengen Area?
Euronews looks at recent border restrictions prompted by coronavirus variants and what they mean for the future of free movement in Europe.
Macron seeks Schengen changes as part of terrorism fight
French President Emmanuel Macron wants to reform the Schengen area as part of a fighting extremism after a fresh wave of terrorist attacks.
European leaders lay out fresh plans to fight religious extremism
In the wake of a spate of terrorist attacks in Europe in recent weeks, European leaders set out plans to tackle the problem on Tuesday.
Macron calls for Europe to fight terrorism with stronger border security
The French president says he is doubling the number of security personnel on France's own borders. And he wants the Schengen rules to be reformed.
Saving Schengen: Germany grapples with COVID crisis border closures
The coronavirus pandemic has seen many EU countries closing borders, potentially misapplying the rules of the Schengen visa-free travel area. Berlin is proposing new ways of keeping Europe's borders open while assuaging concerns over health and safety.
Coronavirus reopens Schengen debate for Romania, Croatia and Bulgaria
Long queues at borders have become a feature of travelling within the EU during the pandemic, but Romanian MEPs say it highlights the reality of travel from non-Schengen member states.
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Coronavirus: no ''mini-Schengens", warns EU Commission VP
European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas talks to the Global Conversation about the future of Europe's border-free travel Schengen zone and what European solidarity should look like once Europe comes out of the coronavirus crisis.
Coronavirus: EU Commission VP warns against 'mini-Schengens'
Margaritis Schinas' comments come after Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania opened their internal borders to each other last week in a bid to give their economies a timely boost.
The EU cannot afford to keep Romania in quarantine when it reopens the Schengen zone ǀ View
Any postponement of Romania's full entry into the Schengen Area is no longer technical, but a political decision about what Europe means and what Europe is.
Germany reopens border with Luxembourg in meeting on Schengen Bridge
In a symbolic meeting on Schengen Bridge, the foreign ministers of Germany and Luxembourg removed measures put in place to contain COVID-19.
Schengen isn’t dead – yet. The real test will be dismantling border controls again ǀ View
The actual resilience of Schengen will only become apparent later, once border checks need to be lifted again. Past experience has shown, time and again, that lifting controls can be hard, certainly harder than re-introducing them.
We urgently need a coordinated European response to coronavirus. We are seeing the opposite ǀ View
As a record number of citizens, including the most Eurosceptic, turn to the EU in search of emergency solutions, Brussels looks helpless. But who’s really to blame for the current situation?
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'Ashamed' European rights chief demands closure of Bosnia camp
“This is not a place for human beings,” said Dunja Mijatovic, Council of Europe rights commissioner as she visited the Vucjak camp. “It should be closed."
Migrant shot by Croatian police in mountains near Slovenian border
Human Rights Watch called on European authorities to investigate the "shocking and unacceptable" shooting, which left the migrant critically wounded.
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European Council on Refugees blames Greece for islands migrant crisis
The Director of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles has said the migrant crisis in Greece is the direct result of EU policy Catherine Woollard’s comments to Euronews’ Good Morning Europe came as the migrant issue in Greece and Bosnia was being discussed by the European Parliament