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Cyprus Begins Process to Join EU’s Borderless Schengen Area

The Republic of Cyprus has declared its readiness to become a member of the Schengen Area and is only awaiting its EU evaluation, Cyprus' Foreign...

Russian Priests Claim Greek Visa Bias

Russian Orthodox priests are complaining they are unable to obtain Schengen visas for EU travel through Greek missions as relations between Athens and Moscow...

Berlin Ends Frontier Checks on Greek Flights

Air passengers with Schengen passports who arrive in Germany from Greece will no longer face special security checks at the border. In October last year Germany...

EU Restarts ‘Dublin’ System and Sends Asylum Seekers Back to Greece

The European Union has put the "Dublin Treaty" back into effect and is to start sending asylum seekers back to Greece, according to Deutsche...

Athens-Based Businesses and an NGO a ‘Front’ for Migrant-Traffickers, Police Say

A group of companies and a non-governmental organizations, all based in Athens, Greece, were acting as a front for migrant trafficking outfits operating around...

Greek PM Receives Special UN Migration Envoy Peter Sutherland

The course of the implementation of EU-Turkey agreement and the European Migration and Asylum policy dominated Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' meeting with UN Special...

EU Extends Schengen Border Controls for Another Six Months

EU member states of the European Council backed last week's recommendation from the European Commission to extend border controls in the passport-free Schengen zone...

Paris Airport Treats Greeks as Non Schengen Zone Members

The correspondent of Greece's public broadcaster ERT in France, Thomais Papaioannou, said she was treated as a non Schengen Zone citizen when she arrived...

EU Gives Greece Two Weeks to Form Border Control Plan

The European Commission on Tuesday gave Greece two weeks to present a concrete plan to improve protection of Europe's external borders in order to...

Brussels Attacks Threaten European Integration and Cosmopolitan Democracy

They say timing is everything. And an organization such as the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), which has supplanted al Qaeda as...

America’s Hottest Economist Says ‘Sooner or Later Greece Will Leave EU/IMF Arrangement Because It...

One of the ongoing debates both among economists and policymakers is over the failure of the Greek bailout programs. Why is Greece still in...

Germany’s and France’s Leaders Reaffirm Their Commitment to Schengen Treaty

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met in Paris today, just three days ahead of a planned EU-Turkey summit on migration. Speaking...

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