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March 13, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

European Union finance ministers on backed on March 13 2018 transparency measures requiring financial advisers, accountants, lawyers and banks to report “potentially aggressive tax planning arrangements” used by their clients. […]

Western Balkan security tops agenda as EU interior ministers meet in Brussels

March 8, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

European interior ministers convened in Brussels on March 8 2018 to discuss how the bloc will coordinate its latest security and migration policies  ...

EU to give free Interrail train passes to 30 000 teens

March 2, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

The European Commission has set aside a sum of cash to provide young Europeans turning 18 this year with a free Interrail pass. The special ticket al ...

Macedonia mulls four name changes to resolve dispute with Greece

February 27, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said on February 27 that if dignity was preserved in a name change, Macedonian citizens would support it in a referendum. Sp ...

  • EU eyes enlargement as Jean-Claude Juncker tours Balkans
    February 25, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

    Jean-Claude Juncker is set to visit six western Balkans states hoping to join the EU. With a possible accession date named, the trip is aimed at encouraging progress towards Brussels’ […]

  • Bulgaria and Romania push to join EU’s Schengen Area
    February 21, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

    Bulgaria’s foreign affairs minister, Ekaterina Zaharieva, has once again challenged the European Union over expanding the border-free Schengen Area. Not only did she call for the repeal of temporary border […]

  • Macedonia: What’s in a name?
    February 5, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

    The naming dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has roots that go back to antiquity. The problem is that the boundaries of the region known as […]

  • Romania: Viorica Dancila voted in as first woman prime minister
    January 29, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

    Romania’s parliament on January 29 voted in European Parliament lawmaker Viorica Dancila as the country’s first woman prime minister. The left-wing government she will lead is currently facing criticism from the European [&hel ...