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March 22, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

Ukraine has barred Russia’s Eurovision contestant from entering the country because she previously performed in Crimea. Relations between the neighbors have deteriorated since Moscow’s 2014 annexation of the territory. Ukraine’s […]

“Blic Online” on refugee crisis: Serbia will defend borders using weapons

March 18, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

Serbia wants to enforce its borders. Just like neighbouring Bulgaria, Belgrade believes the E.U. Turkey Deal might burst, with consequences for the c ...

‘Die Welt’: Erdoğan’s empty threats will not lead to new refugee wave

March 16, 2017, by Imanuel Marcus

Not just in Bulgaria, there has been a lot of talk about Erdoğan’s threats to open the borders, in order to “flood Europe with refugees& ...

EU court allows headscarf constraints at workplace

March 14, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

Private firms are justified on certain grounds to bar a female employee from wearing a headscarf or veil, according to the European Court of Justice. ...

  • Tusk re-elected, but will anyone lead on migration?
    March 9, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

    Will eastern Europeans get funds clipped for lack of solidarity in migration? The spring EU summit appears more concerned with keeping new arrivals out than managing current overload or heavy-handed […]

  • EU re-elects Donald Tusk as President
    March 9, 2017, by VOANews

    European Union leaders on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to re-elect Donald Tusk president of the bloc. Tusk’s home country of Poland was the only one of the 28 member states to […]

  • Hungary approves detention for all asylum seekers
    March 7, 2017, by VOANews

    Hungary’s parliament has approved a new law calling for all asylum seekers to be detained in camps along the country’s southern border while their applications are being processed. Under the […]