‘Only voice of Europe carries significant weight,’ German Foreign Minister Maas says
10 November 2019 | 1:39 pm
In an op-ed published in 26 European countries, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas appealed for Europeans to work more closely together. He called on citizens across the continent to "dare to be European."
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Right-wing populist parties have been on the rise in the European Union for over two decades. They have now entered the parliaments of 20 member states.
22 Jan 2019
More Germans believe anti-Semitism is a problem in their country compared to citizens of other EU countries. European officials have called for more efforts to combat rising anti-Semitism on the continent.
1 Apr 2019
Migration has dominated European politics since the 2015 migrant crisis. But ahead of May's EU parliamentary elections, an ECFR study has shown that many Europeans are more concerned with emigration than immigration.
14 Jun 2019
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran visit received widespread coverage in the country's media, which seemed to unanimously criticize Germany and the EU for their inability to help Iran circumvent US sanctions.
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Schools, restaurants, offices and shops are closed. Public life has come to a halt in Europe. How long can these measures last? More and more voices are calling for an exit strategy.
3 Apr 2021
With bars and restaurants open and its 11:00 pm curfew, Madrid has become a highly-prized haven for hoards of leisure-starved Europeans in a reality that has rankled residents who remain restricted from leaving the region.
30 Apr 2021
Three European journalists, two Spanish and one Irish, have been killed in an attack on an anti-poaching patrol in Burkina Faso, officials said Tuesday. "It is very unfortunate, but the three Westerners were executed by terrorists," said a senior security source in the West African nation.
4 Jul 2021
The European Union is letting Americans back in, but United States is still blocking EU citizens from its own borders. Teri Schultz takes a look at what's holding up the holidays.
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Over the past eight months, the Conference on the Future of Europe has aimed to give a voice to 800 citizens from the 27 EU member states. The goal of this unprecedented endeavour was to see concrete progress on the climate, employment, health and even diplomacy. A third of the participants were under 25 years old.
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