Turks critical of Recep Tayyip Erdogan feel their freedom of speech is under threat. Most citizens oppose Ireland’s abortion ban, despite resistance by militant anti-abortionists..
After over two years, Berlin said it's still not ready to stop temporary passport controls at the Austrian border. The Interior Ministry cited fears of a terrorist attack and unbridled migration for the prolonged checks.
This EU summit proves: Trouble is brewing in every corner of Europe. But the the bloc does not need grand visions, it needs practical solutions to the problems it faces, says DW’s Christoph Hasselbach.
Germany's conservative CDU/CSU parties have agreed on a guideline to limit migration to the country. While some call the move unconstitutional, experts say the proposal appears to be legal, though ethically questionable.
The EU's executive has unveiled plans to resettle at least 50,000 refugees, focusing on people from northern Africa, to bypass smugglers. Europe is struggling to distribute thousands of migrants already in the bloc.
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