Crunch Year 2016 - Can the EU Survive?
Opposition lawmakers opened tear gas canisters inside parliament's chamber to block a border deal with Montenegro. But parliament pushed through, paving the way for visa-free travel in the Schengen for Kosovar nationals.
The EU will recall its ambassador to Russia for consultations in response to a nerve agent attack on an ex-double agent in England. Several EU member states are also considering expelling Russian diplomats.
The EU has unveiled a proposal to overhaul how multinational tech giants are taxed in the 28-nation bloc to prevent the companies from exploiting tax loopholes. The move is likely to exacerbate global trade tensions.
Human rights groups have criticized the European Union for failing to uphold its values while tackling the migrant crisis. Where are its red lines? Conflict Zone meets European Parliament Vice President Ioan Pascu.
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