Cyprus seeks EU intelligence access for migrant screening

Europe 03/21/19, 11:31

Cyprus wants access to the European Union's security intelligence network so it can screen arriving migrants more thoroughly for signs of radicalization by extremist groups, the Mediterranean island nation's interior minister said Thursday.Rising numbers of migrants enter ethnically divided Cyprus on its breakaway Turkish side to seek asylum in the ...

EU migration chief urges opponents of UN pact to reconsider

Europe 12/03/18, 03:11

The European Union's migration commissioner is calling on member countries that have turned against a U.N.-backed migration pact to reconsider their opposition.A conference in Marrakech, Morocco on Dec. 10-11 is due to approve the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, which was finalized in July with only the ...

EU says ‘not there yet’ on Brexit deal, warns on security

Europe 10/10/18, 07:58

European Union commissioners say there's no breakthrough on a Brexit deal and are stressing the importance of security cooperation once Britain leaves the EU.Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos told reporters Wednesday that EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and his team "are working day and night to reach a deal" before a crucial ...

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