The Mória refugee camp in Lesbos, Greece.
The health crisis is pushing governments to try to control the movement of people, but migrants continue to arrive in EU reception centres, which are currently experiencing a crisis of tragic proportions.
In Italy, police are deploying drones to ensure citizens comply with self-isolation rules.
History is full of examples of despots making use of emergency powers to manipulate citizens, which is why states must act responsibly in times of crisis.
Meeting of the ambassadors of the Committee of Permanent Representatives to the EU to discuss the coronavirus crisis Brussels, 24 March 2020.
The spread of COVID-19 highlights Europe's political and economic weaknesses and suggests that the institution may be entering a deep crisis.
Director Kunle Afolayan, actress/singer Genevieve Nnaji and moderator Wendy Mitchell discuss the international rise of Nollywood at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
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Viewing Nigerian movies is seen as a trip down memory lane, a virtual journey back home and group therapy for Africans in the diaspora.
On the internet, anyone can express their views, like they can in Speakers’ Corner in London – it’s up to the audience to guard against disinformation.
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A scholar who has reviewed the efforts of nations around the world to protect their citizens from foreign interference says there is no magic solution, but there's plenty to learn and do.
At times of high tension, governments can be cornered into making mistakes by responding to the wrong pressures.
The mayor of Eymet, in the Dordogne region, Jerome Bétaille poses with his British running mate, Terrie Simpson, in February 2008.
Brexit has particular significance for the 757 British citizens currently elected in France, whose mandates expire at the upcoming mayoral elections in March.
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An experiment in following China's lead while trying to respect democratic norms is causing tensions.
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The French president presents himself to all things to all people – leaving voters with less meaningful choice at the ballot box.
Football continues to present a great chance for social mobility in Africa.
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Fame changes the bonds that some African footballers have with their home communities.
Marian Kotleba, leader of the far right People’s Party Our Slovakia, could prop up a government led by prime minister Peter Pellegrini.
Even the ruling party wants change – but Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini is unlikely to be able to deliver it on his own.
Obama nungara in a garden in France.
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The predatory flatworm Obama nungara travelled in potted plants from Argentina to Europe, where it's distrupting soil ecosystems. Now, citizen-scientists are helping map their distribution.
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At the time of the 2016 referendum, there were widespread fears that Brexit would unleash a contagion effect among other member states.
On November 12, 2019, in Venise, the sea rose 1.87 metres above its normal level, flooding much of the city.
More than 1 billion euros were donated after Paris’ cathedral was grievously damaged by fire in April. By comparison, just a few million euros were given after catastrophic flooding in Cité des Doges.
A supporter of the Sardines anti-populist movement.
A tense regional election leaves food for thought on all sides.
Mixed marriages are viewed suspiciously by European immigration officers.
Immigration authorities cast doubt on the motives of marriages between African nationals and Europeans, violating these couples’ right to family life
NATO: in search of direction.
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NATO had its 70th birthday party in London at an awkward moment.
The EU and NATO: aligned but not always together.
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Why the EU and NATO have struggled to cooperate fully.
The ‘yellow vests’ vote at an assembly in Saint Nazaire, April 2019.
Including direct accounts from 'yellow vests' members in the Lyon area, a look back at what has changed in the daily lives of people in the movement.
There is no clear difference in measles control between countries that mandate vaccination and those that don't.