Syrians returned to Turkey are not being granted the protection status they were promised under the terms of the deal with the EU.
The EU executive called for more stringent regulation of interest representatives trying to influence EU decision making. Critics say the 'transparency revolution' is being blocked by the European Parliament and EU member states.
Kristalina Georgieva has been chosen as Bulgaria's candidate for UN secretary general. She is temporarily replaced by digital commissioner Guenther Oettinger.
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- Catalonia leader wants independence vote September 2017
- EU leaders to attend Peres funeral
- German/UK stock merger probed
- Germany has no plans for Deutsche Bank rescue
- Evidence mounts of Russian role in MH17 disaster
- Four EU states did not relocate a single refugee
- EU-Turkey deal keeps migrant numbers down
- EU proposes mandatory lobby register
A feud between MEPs and the EU commission is threatening to derail financial services regulation that would protect consumers from misleading investment products.
Evidence mounts of Russia's role in worst EU aviation disaster in recent history, as EU leaders prepare to discuss extending sanctions.
The commission chief insists he is still committed to migrant quotas and accuses some member states of failing on migration.
There will be no joint EU force and no EU military HQ for a long time to come, defence ministers’ talks in Bratislava on Tuesday indicated.
Journalists urged MEPs on Tuesday to crack down on tax evaders and money launderers, but EU states are reluctant to let a new inquiry do its work.
The measure is part of a bill that will allow Greece to receive a €2.8 billion tranche of EU aid.
Germany orders the US firm to stop collecting data "with immediate effect" and Italy wants details on the information it gathers on users.
Green MEPs have launched a secure platform to protect those disclosing problems in EU decision-making. Responsibility for publishing materials will fall upon MEPs.
Reception and detention facilities in Bulgaria are in poor shape but most of the €108-million emergency aid package announced by the EU commission will go to border security and surveillance.
EU and US sanctions are draining money from Russian companies and from its state aid fund, US research shows.
The European Commission’s plan for a multi-billion African investment vehicle is mainly another incentive for African leaders to give higher priority to border management.
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The EU should not dismiss institutional cooperation with the Russia-led economic association. But Moscow's previous behaviour with Ukraine and Moldova shows it won't let its neighbours turn too much to the West.
People caught transporting refugees out of compassion are likely to face stiff fines in Denmark and possibly jail time in Germany.
The Slovak PM, whose country holds the EU's presidency, said migrant quotas are now off the table and member states can refuse to take in refugees.
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Finland’s plan for EU defence integration, presented to ministers today, goes less far than Italian or French “visions”, while quietly designating Russia as a threat.
Green group ideas on how to avoid Kroes-type EU conflicts of interest in future were endorsed by the centre-left S&D group on Monday.
The EU and US have started talks on how to prevent emissions cheating by car companies such as Volkswagen, with a US regulator saying some engineering choices accepted in Europe "don't make sense".
French president Francois Hollande visited Calais for the first time since taking office and promised to dismantle the makeshift migrant camp there, as right-wing pressure grows.
Intelligence agencies in Europe launched an "interactive operative real-time information system" in July to collect data on jihadist suspects, EUobserver has learned.
Italy has laid out plans for the creation of a “European force” that goes beyond Franco-German proposals on defence integration.
Six decades of academic cooperation between the UK and Germany is now at risk, says German academic body.
Volkswagen commits to an EU "action plan" announced last week, and promises to set up a single website to give details on cars fitted with software to cheat emissions tests.
The US bank made "confidential" suggestions on changes to EU policy changes during the former Commission chief's time in office, newly released documents reveal.
Joost Lagendijk, a former Green MEP and Turkey rapporteur, has been working for a university allegedly tied to the Gulen movement.
EU countries will discuss a common defence policy and are expected to accelerate ratification of the Paris climate agreement. Hungarians vote in a referendum on the EU's migration policy.
Irish people have called a worldwide demonstration on Saturday to demand an end to Ireland's strict abortion laws.
EU trade ministers said it was not realistic to finalise talks on the TTIP trade treaty before the end of the year. But they agreed to a similar deal with Canada and will take steps to have it ratified.
The Georgian Dream party says it is pro-EU, but its demonisation of LGBT people for the sake of a few votes is a retrograde move on Georgia's European path.