"According a few established international organizations observer status at the United Nations is no longer enough."Dr. Jennifer Clinton
President and CEO of Cultural Vistas
"What makes us ‘naturally’ better parents is not our sex, but the time we spend alone looking after our babies."David Freed
Author, Dads Don't Babysit: Towards Equal Parenting
"What if the liberal wave – no more than two-three decades old – has peaked? What if the Third Way of the 1990s is coming to its end (nothing lasts for ever) and Europe is entering a new era in which left-liberalism will be just one way of doing politics among many?"György Schöpflin
MEP for Hungary (Fidesz)
""Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their US masters accountable"."Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister
""The average life expectancy is 66 and a half, so we have 40 percent of men who won't survive until retirement.""Nikolai Levshitz
"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
Post Brexit, Britons may have to apply online and pay a fee in order to visit the EU.
Israeli sources cited by Reuters news agency said that construction has begun on an underground barrier along a small stretch of its boundary line with Gaza.
Venezuelans came in their thousands – many queuing overnight.
It’s Brazil’s busiest border point – and with tens of thousands of people crossing back and forth each day from Paraguay and Argentina – security forces have stepped up checks amid fears of arms traff
The deadly, ISIL-claimed attack on a French church appears to have been the catalyst for a strengthening of relations between Hungary and Austria.
The heads of government from the United Kingdom and Ireland say they are both keen to preserve the common travel area between the two countries despite the UK’s upcoming exit from the European…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the top news stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
The hold-up is due to ad-hoc checks by the Austrian authorities, who have strengthened measures to curb the flow of migrants into the country.
A protest against Austria’s move to tighten border controls has turned violent, as scores of activists clashed with Italian police who blocked their
As expected the European Commission, in a wide-ranging press conference to outline major changes to immigration, asylum and refugee policy, is
It is a long-cherished Turkish desire and today the European Commission, in the teeth of opposition from several EU member states, is expected to
Fears of a migrant surge prompted plans to build a border fence
The European Union’s executive arm says it is concerned that Austria is building a border fence and control station at the country’s main Alpine
Will the Brenner Pass become the Brenner Gate?
Italian demonstrators call for an end to the deportation of migrants under recent deals, in a confrontation with Austrian police at the Alpine
Migrants on the Greek islands are being allowed out of the detention camps where they’re being housed, while they wait for their asylum applications
Austria has begun construction work at the Brenner Pass Alpine crossing with Italy. Officially there are no plans for a border fence right now.
While EU leaders and Turkey continue to thrash out a deal on the migration crisis, refugees on the ground on the Greek-Macedonian border say they are
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In this edition of Europe Weekly, the migrant crisis once again dominates the headlines. With border restrictions along the Balkan route and a
It is a last-ditch attempt to save Schengen. The European Commission has unveiled a timetable to restore the fraying open border zone by the end of