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European Commission: Stricter Border Controls in Schengen Zone to Be Lifted by November

On Tuesday, the European Commission called for stricter border controls in the Schengen area to be lifted by November so that the passport-free zone...

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 Ministers Ask for Fast Completion of Legislation to Tackle Terrorism

European Union's justice and interior ministers who met in Brussels on Thursday following the terrorist attacks in the city said they want to speed...

Christine Lagarde: ‘Make or Break’ Point for Schengen

The chief of the International Monetary Fund says she believes Europe’s refugee crisis is placing the continent’s cherished Schengen zone at risk. Christine Lagarde, the...

Cross-Border Terrorism Puts Europe’s Passport-Free Travel in Doubt

The fallout from the Islamic State group's terror attacks in Paris has put the future of Europe’s passport-free travel area, known as the "Schengen...

Neighboring Bulgaria Helps Greece Protect its Borders from Illegal Immigrants

Illegal immigrants are always a key-issue in the social and political life of Greece. The country's borders are too long, the guards few and...