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UN Syria envoy: “I cannot say how long eastern Aleppo will last”

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has warned MEPs that Aleppo's besieged eastern part could be obliterated by Christmas. After six years of war, the suffering of civilians in Syria continues unabated and in recent days more than 50,000 ... read more

European Defence Action Plan: Towards a European Defence Fund

Brussels, 30 November 2016 The European Commission proposes a European Defence Fund and other actions to support Member States' more efficient spending in joint defence capabilities, strengthen European citizens' security and foster a competitive ... read more

Security Union: Commission proposes a European Travel Information and Authorisation System

Brussels, 16 November 2016 "We need to know who is crossing our borders. By November, we will propose an automated system to determine who will be allowed to travel to Europe. This way we will know who is travelling to Europe before they even ... read more