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September 15, 2016, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

On the eve of a key European Union summit in Bratislava, French and German leaders are calling for unity and a clear roadmap for a post-Brexit EU that is struggling […]

After EU summit, path for Europe uncertain

June 30, 2016, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

European Union leaders have wrapped up an extraordinary summit in Brussels, sending Britain a clear message to get moving on exiting the bloc and to e ...

EU ministers back emergency system to suspend visa-free travel

May 22, 2016, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

European Union ministers meeting in Brussels have agreed on a mechanism aimed at suspending visa-free travel for foreign nationals abusing the privile ...

EU vows to deepen intelligence-sharing following Brussels attacks

March 25, 2016, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

Meeting in the shadow of the Brussels terrorist attacks, EU Justice and Interior ministers vowed to deepen joint intelligence gathering and swiftly pu ...

  • Brussels rocked by airport, metro explosions
    March 22, 2016, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    At least three explosions rocked Brussels Tuesday morning – two at the airport and one at a metro station in the heart of the capital, with local media reporting at […]

  • Doubts grow as EU leaders meet on migrant deal with Turkey
    March 17, 2016, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    European Union leaders begin talks Thursday to work out a migrant deal with Turkey that is littered with political, legal and logistical stumbling blocks, leaving the path ahead far from […]

  • EU members urged to admit 6000 migrants monthly
    March 11, 2016, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    The European Union on Thursday called upon member states to take up to 6,000 migrants a month from Greece and Italy. European Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said EU nations had taken in […]

  • EU, Turkey agree on details of accord on migrants
    March 8, 2016, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    European Union leaders said Tuesday they have reached a possible deal with Ankara to return thousands of migrants to Turkey, and that they are confident a full agreement can be […]

  • EU launches European Medical Corps
    February 16, 2016, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    The European Union announced Monday the launch of a new medical body aimed at responding to health crises more quickly and more efficiently. The European Union’s Medical Corps will be […]

  • Officials: Paris attacks mastermind killed in raid
    November 19, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    French prosecutors have confirmed that the suspected mastermind of last week’s Paris attacks was among those killed in a police raid on Wednesday. Abdelhamid Abaaoud, a Belgian national of Moroccan […]