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EU Creates New European Border Controls to Curtail Migrant Influx

The European Union has agreed to the creation of a new European border and coast guard following a joint decision by the European Commission,...

Greek Kafeneion Products Take Center Stage in Brussels

The history of Greek cafes captured through the lens of George Pittas is featured at the Theorem Gallery in Brussels. The display marks the...

EU Justice Ministers Agree on New PNR Rules

EU Interior and Justice ministers approved on Friday a compromised text agreed upon with the European Parliament on the proposal for a directive on...

EU Job-search Aid for Redundant Workers in Greece, France, Italy and Poland

Some 6,000 workers made redundant in France, Greece, Italy and Poland will receive EU aid worth €35.5 million to help them find or create...

EU Votes to End Scourge of Plastic Bags

EU countries would have to reduce the use of the common, polluting plastic carrier bags, under draft rules informally agreed between MEPs and the...

German MEP: War Reparations Should Be Paid To Greece

In a recent interview to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency, German MEP Gabi Zimmer, leader of left-wing Die Linke in European Parliament, argued that Germany...

Eurobarometer: 51% of Greeks Feel Detached from Europe

About 65% of European citizens believe that they are contributing members of the wider European Community. However, in some countries the number is significantly lower. According...

Juncker Elected as New EU Commission President

AP - The European Parliament has elected former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker as the new leader of the 28-nation bloc's executive arm. Lawmakers in...

New EU Parliament Elects Schulz as Leader

The European Parliament has elected German center-left politician Martin Schulz as the assembly's president. Schulz, who also served as president of the Parliament from 2012 until...

UKIP, Golden Dawn, Far-Right Keeps Rising in Europe

In what was called a "political earthquake," far-right extremists parties - from Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn to the National Front in France and even...