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EU Parliament Solidly Votes to Halt Turkey’s EU-Membership Talks

According to Reuters, on Thursday members of the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly in favor of an immediate temporary halt to EU-membership talks with Turkey,...

Happy 18th! MEPs Give Young Europeans Interrail Passes for Their Birthdays

MEPs are pondering ways to bring European youth closer together so that they can celebrate their continent's diversity and feel a "sense of belonging."...

European Parliament Discusses Replacing FRONTEX with New Agency

The full revision of the EU border agency FRONTEX’s mandate and its renaming to European Border and Coast Guard (EBCG) to allow for a...

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...