Many European Union members are re-introducing border controls and their economies are feeling the pinch. In the small town of Schengen in Luxembourg, where the Schengen border agreement was signed, residents are also worried.
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.
Europe’s refugee crisis and Islamist terror are putting a strain on one of the EU’s prestige projects. But is Germany’s decision to block free travel within the Schengen zone justified? Anthee Carassava reports.
Rescue operations are "the obligation of all those who are at sea," says the EU's border control boss. In a DW interview, he describes the huge challenges the EU faces in a situation that means life or death every day.
A Franco-German-led group of EU interior ministers discussing whether to extend border controls in the EU's Schengen zone said the bloc is not ready to lift them just yet. Eastern European countries had other ideas.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version