European women have gone to join jihadist groups in the Middle East in greater numbers than previously thought, with their children at risk of becoming “the next generation of foreign terrorist”.
The Irish High Court said the US could present its case in the probe brought by activist Max Schrems.
News in Brief
- VW to suspend sales of most cars in South Korea
- UK economy slumps after Brexit vote
- IMF chief Lagarde to be judged in France
- UN envoy 'concerned' by impact of Turkey events on Cyprus reunification
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- Over 1,000 migrants rescued on Thursday
- France adopts new labour law
- Spain's PM Rajoy given one week to form government
Almost 250 people have been killed in attacks over the last 18 months, putting pressure on the government to take more security measures.
Foreign ministers meeting after last week attack in Nice aired strategic ideas rather than specific initiatives.
Five member states have sided with Rabat and appealed an EU court case clarifying the EU's role in Morocco's illegal annexation of Western Sahara.
State of emergency will be extended for three months after an attack killed at least 84 people in Nice. But some politicians want more.
A lorry drove into a crowd after the Bastille Day fireworks in Nice. State of emergency extended for three months.
The EU Parliament has said the Commission is not doing its legal duty on Canadian and US visas, but member states are willing to give it more time.
Privacy Shield is set to launch next week after EU countries backed the data transfer agreement with the United States.
National police raids Slovene central bank amid allegations of €257 million scam, rejects ECB complaint on the "inviolability of its archives".
The parliament passed a bill meant to address foreign critics on judicial reform. NGOs and opposition parties said it did not square with EU demands, but those demands are being kept secret, weakening their hand.
EU Commission's attempt to avoid handling the hot potato, on suspending US and Canada visa-free travel, fails as 12 July deadline approaches.
A Belgian court has overturned a previous ruling that banned Facebook from tracking people who are not users.
"Personal activism" is worth more than politicians' talk, but a “meek” EU will never win public support, an Irish gay rights campaigner tells EUobserver.
"From Serpico to Deltour, whistleblowers should be celebrated not persecuted," says Transparency International ahead of Wednesday's verdict in the LuxLeaks trial.
Polish people, Muslims and other minorities in the UK have reported an outbreak of what British police are treating as “hate crimes” following the Brexit vote.
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Talks on Privacy Shield have agreed key issues - on US security access, bulk collection and oversight - EU commissioner Jourova told EUobserver. Questions on data retention outstanding.
Systematic border controls would cost €53 to €130 for every European citizen, according to estimates, but the transport industry is already feeling the pain of border checks within the EU.
Hate speech, whether homophobic or islamophobic, can prompt violent crime, justice commissioner Vera Jourova has warned in the wake of the Orlando and Jo Cox killings.
The EU's asylum agency in Malta is working to determine if Turkey is safe enough to return asylum seekers. Their probe has riled the EU commission and some EU states who want it to stop.
The EU executive wants to develop educational networks and counter-propaganda material to prevent young people from turning to violent radicalism.
EU states make it harder to buy semi-automatic rifles in wake of Paris attacks, but latest draft of gun control bill criticised for loopholes.
Over 2 million people, many of them young adults, have taken the synthetic drug in the last 12 months.
Nineteen people were arrested in Greece and Czech Republic after forging EU passports, ID cards and Schengen visas and selling them to migrants.
Companies in the EU can ban Muslim employees from wearing headscarves to work, a senior jurist has said in a case involving British security firm G4S.
On eve of potentially damning EU decision, Polish strongman Jaroslaw Kaczynski has said EU rule of law monitoring could be challenged in Luxembourg court.
The refugee crisis is the main explanation of a rise in alleged breaches of fundamental rights.
Suspected criminals are still spending long periods in jail before they go to trial, Fair Trials International says. In Luxembourg, 40 percent of prisoners are awaiting trial.
New data protection rules, Privacy Shield, and big data. Max Schrems, the Austrian privacy campaigner who challenged Facebook, wants to set up a new NGO to enforce privacy rights.
Fears are mounting of another terrorist attack in the EU, with member states reporting jihadist cells attempting to stockpile large caches of explosives for later use.