Monday

20th Feb 2017

Ticker

Migration and security top Germany's EU agenda

Tackling the migration crisis and improving security should be Europe's main priorities in coming years, German finance minister Wolfgang Schaueble said on Friday in Bratislava. "We have to make sure our external borders are protected ... we must do more to stabilise our neighbouring regions, including Ukraine," he said at the Tatra Summit. "We need to have shared military forces with their own command structures", he said.

Agenda

Pence, Greece and Brexit This WEEK

The US vice-president becomes the first senior Trump administration official to visit EU institutions. Greece's creditors try to break deadlock in talks, and British Lords will debate Brexit.

Analysis

Why Romania erupted in protest

Current anger over corruption laws can be traced back to a night-club fire in 2015, when many died because of lax safety standards. Romanians then realised that corruption can kill.

Opinion

The need for global cooperation in stopping Iran

Although Trump said he would tear up the Iran Nuclear Agreement, the new administration seems to want to work on a new policy toward Iran. Let's hope European leaders will respond in kind to this approach.

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