We look at reactions from the European and Russian papers as the EU agrees to a deal to ban up to 90 percent of Russian oil imports by the end of the year. Also, French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin is slammed for blaming the Champions League final fiasco on fake tickets. Plus, we look ahead to a "night of giants" as Rafael Nadal takes on Novak Djokovic in the highly-anticipated quarter finals at the French Open.
European Union interior ministers discussed border security and asylum at a meeting in Lithuania. The EU home affairs commissioner urged preemptive action outside the bloc and condemned the policy of pushbacks.
23 Dec 2021
Italian ex-interior minister Matteo Salvini has gone on trial in Sicily, accused of preventing a migrant boat from docking in August 2019. The right-wing politician denies kidnap and dereliction of duty charges. Prosecution witnesses include Hollywood actor Richard Gere, who was on board.
7 Apr 2021
Minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola disclosed that amnesty will be granted to escaped inmates who surrenders while assessing the level destruction by unknown gunmen at the facility on Monday.
3 Nov 2020
In an interview with DW, Estonia's far-right Interior Minister Mart Helme made disparaging remarks on the LGBT+ community. The Estonian president and the prime minister both decried Helme's stance on gay people.
31 Oct 2020
France's interior minister has warned the public to prepare for "difficult decisions" ahead of a Cabinet meeting on COVID-19. Calls are growing for tighter lockdown restrictions amid surging cases.
20 Oct 2019
Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has announced plans to increase random searches at all German borders. The goal is to discourage migrants from moving between EU member states.
13 Oct 2019
Migrants brought to shore by sea rescuers are to be distributed across the EU. But the bloc's interior ministers failed to draft a blueprint on how to do so at their recent summit, Bernd Riegert reports from Luxembourg.
5 Apr 2019
Pro-choice activists took to the streets of Verona to protest an anti-abortion conference attended by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini. His coalition partner Luigi Di Maio described anti-abortion rhetoric as medieval.
23 Aug 2018
A man with psychiatric problems fatally stabbed his mother and sister and seriously wounded a third person on Thursday (August 23) in the Paris suburb of Trappes, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said.
16 Aug 2018
As investigators focus on the design and maintenance of Genoa's collapsed bridge, officials have been doling out blame. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini implied that EU budget rules were at fault but later pointed the finger at the bridge operator.