As EU politicians argue over immigration following the tragedy off Lampedusa, we talk to a Ghanaian migrant in Berlin directly affected. Johnson Ofore lost his brother in the shipwreck, who set out despite the warnings.
Following the outbreak of the disease in northern Italy, the Italian government is forecasting severe economic losses. Tourism is responsible for 13 percent of the Italian gross domestic product.
The co-vice-chair of Germany's ruling Christian Democrats (CDU), Armin Laschet, says Berlin is taking "too long to react" to France's proposal to revamp the European Union. Paris says it's growing impatient with Germany.
Warsaw wants the new EU budget to be bigger than the last one, and who can blame it given how well Poland has benefited from EU funds since 2004. But some want to start reining in the subsidies as Brexit leaves a hole.
The EU is skeptical about rumors that Turkey may let more Syrian refugees into Europe, pointing out that the "refugee deal" is still in place. But just how dependent is the EU on Turkey?
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