In the wake of the Brussels bombings, security authorities in Europe were criticized for not sharing information about possible terror attacks. Bernd Riegert asked EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove if that criticism is justified.
Compulsory fingerprinting in ID cards are aimed at countering terrorism in the bloc. A media report suggests the EU Commission will propose the measure as part of its security concept on Tuesday.
In yet another unforeseen consequence of Brexit, the European Union insists that London will no longer automatically be entitled to Galileo data after it leaves the bloc. The implications could be out of this world.
French President Emmanuel Macron is addressing the European Parliament about his plans for reforms of the EU. But it remains to be seen whether it can convince the French and other Europeans of its pro-European ideas.
Germany wants to triple compensation payments given to the surviving relatives of terror victims. Grieving families accused the government not doing enough in the wake of the 2016 attack on a Berlin Christmas market.
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