UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi discusses the reasons for the increase in refugees coming to Europe, and stresses the importance of European solidarity on the issue of distributing them fairly.
Despite protests, 14 Afghans deemed dangerous or with criminal status were flown back to Kabul from Bavaria. The sendoff marks the tenth round of deportations in Germany since 2016.
As Poland marks the 50th anniversary of a notorious anti-Semitic campaign, some of its leaders call for a clampdown on historical debate and speak darkly about enemies within. The echoes of '68 are hard to ignore.
They style themselves as stable and safe countries at every opportunity, nevertheless, they have yet to be admitted to the Schengen Area. Romania and Bulgaria, it seems, will remain the European Union's problem children.
Germany's parliamentary commissioner for the armed forces has urged the navy to stop deploying frigates to NATO, EU and UN missions. Hans-Peter Bartels says the military simply doesn't have enough ships.
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