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19 Nov
During a visit in October, French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin described the new refugee camp on the Greek island of Samos as a "European model" for the reception of asylum seekers. The EU-funded Samos camp is closed and isolated – a far cry from overwhelmed reception centres such as the Moria camp on Lesbos, which was nicknamed the "camp of shame". But the asylum procedure remains lengthy and refugees are surrounded by barbed wire and video surveillance. Meanwhile, migrants trying to make the sea crossing to Europe still face a perilous journey. On October 27, three children drowned off the coast of Chios when their dinghy sank. Our correspondents report.
13 Nov
Investigators from four European countries have made arrests in raids targeting groups behind ransomware attacks, Europol says. The suspects are accused of carrying out some 7,000 cyberattacks.
24 Oct
France, Austria, Italy, Spain and Britain have agreed to withdraw digital services taxes on US tech giants in 2023, while the US will drop retaliatory punitive tariffs.
23 Oct
Speaking on state TV, Russia's deputy prime minister addressed Europe's gas supply crunch. Prices have increased 800% this year, which Russia blames on reserve shortfalls.
25 Sep
Russia has always denied any involvement in the death of a former spy, but the European Court of Human Rights says it was "beyond doubt" that Moscow assassinated Alexander Litvinenko.
2 Sep
The EU wants to make rail travel more attractive to passengers and companies by the end of the decade. The Connecting Europe Express leaving Lisbon is rolling in the right direction to smooth some bumpy connections.
15 Jul
The European Central Bank has said it is taking the next step toward launching a digital version of the euro. The move comes amid a boom in crypto and other digital currencies.
12 Jul
Italy defeated England 3-2 on penalties following a high-octane match that finished 1-1 after 120 minutes. Italy clinch their first European title since 1968 with Roberto Mancini credited with raising the Azzurri from the ashes. For England, football will not be coming home but the team still has the potential to dominate for years to come. Catch all the analysis on our final Euro 2021 show!
3 Jul
The hospitality sector in Europe is breathing a sigh of relief. As COVID incidence rates fall, restrictions are being relaxed, making tourism possible again. DW Travel offers a brief recap of what rules apply in the EU.
11 Jun
A recent Council of Europe report gave a stark warning on the state of European democracy, saying the democratic environment and institutions "are in mutually reinforcing decline." Dunja Mijatovic spoke to Conflict Zone.
6 May
Dozens of companies are threatening to stop using Brazilian produce amid concerns that the proposed law could accelerate deforestation.
3 May
Germany, France, Italy and Spain say they will continue to fight terrorism in Africa's troubled Sahel region following the jihadi killing of three Europeans in Burkina Faso.

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