European Union

EU opens borders to Georgia

The European Union has decided to reopen its borders to Georgia as from July 1.  According to the EU Council, as from 1 July, EU member states should start lifting the travel restrictions at the external borders for residents of …

How will Europe guarantee its security without the US?

Days after US President Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of roughly one third of US troops stationed in Germany, the shock still lingers. Politicians at every level are grappling with the consequences: Mayors in economically weak …

Migrant crossings into EU spiked in May

The number of migrants seeking to enter the EU tripled in May compared to the previous month. It's a sign traffic along Europe's migration routes is picking up again after a lull brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. …

Two-month coronavirus incidence decreased by 80% in EU

After a video conference of EU health ministers, the European Commissioner for Health, Stella Kyriakides said that over two months the number of new cases of coronavirus infection in the EU has decreased by 80%. "As of June 9, the …

Berlin: Europe needs 'healthcare NATO'

A kind of 'healthcare NATO' would make the EU better prepared for pandemics and would prevent the 27-member bloc from losing out amid the global competition between the U.S. and China, German Health Minister Jens Spahn said. The …