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September 18, 2018, by Deutsche Welle

The Three Seas Initiative was launched two years ago at the behest of the Croatian and Polish governments. Those participating in the initiative include the three Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia and […]

Frontex: Irregular border crossings into EU in January – August 2018 down 40 per cent

September 14, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

In the first eight months of 2018, the number of irregular border crossings into the EU via the top four migratory routes fell 40 per cent from a year ...

European Parliament votes in favour of lifting visa requirements for Kosovars

September 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Parliament confirmed on September 13 2018 the mandate for negotiations with the Council on the proposal to waive visa requirements for Ko ...

Macedonian PM Zaev tells MEPs: ‘We dream of being a part of the European family’

September 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

Securing public and opposition support for both the name change and for the next steps required for the republic’s possible accession to the EU and ...

  • EU extends Russia sanctions to March 2019
    September 13, 2018, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Council of the European Union has prolonged the restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine for a further six months, until March 15 2019, […]

  • EU lawmakers vote to sanction Hungary for eroding democracy
    September 12, 2018, by VOANews

    European Union legislators took the unprecedented step Wednesday to begin process of imposing sanctions on Hungary for presenting a “systematic threat” to the bloc’s Democratic values. The European Parliament voted [&helli ...