Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi hosted German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande on the island of Ventotene, where in 1941 political prisoners first proposed a European federation.
Officials in Germany have put forward new measures to ban the wearing of veils in schools universities and while driving.
Germany’s interior minister unveiled new plans to tighten national security and combat potential future attacks following increased terrorist activity in Europe this summer.
Ecuador has long offered to let Swedish prosecutors visit the WikiLeaks founder at their London embassy.
Part 16 of Who is 'Europe'?, a weekly series on how European natives and residents are responding to pressures from terrorism, migration, nationalism, and the 'European project.'
Turkey and Russia back different sides in the war in Syria. But amid strained relations with the US, Turkey may be trying to signal that it has diplomatic options.
The International Organization for Migration says that despite border closings, the number of refugees arriving has increased 17 percent since last year.