As European countries emerge from coronavirus lockdowns and lift travel restrictions, the EU has aimed to coordinate border reopening among members - but the process has been far from harmonious
Workers who rely on shuttling across frontiers in Central Europe face a difficult dilemma now that the coronavirus pandemic has seen several countries shut their borders
Erdogan announced he would no longer stop Syrian refugees in his country heading to Europe, now more than 75,000 migrants cross towards the European Union, Turkish officials claim.
Hungarian PM Viktor Orban has vowed to oppose an EU plan aimed at bolstering the bloc's external borders, accusing Brussels of wanting to take away Hungary's control of its own frontiers.
Europe must become "global player" with a muscular foreign policy to match its economic strength, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says in his annual address to parliament.
As EU states look to stem incoming migrant flows, aspiring EU member Bosnia is caught in the middle, with thousands of immigrants stuck in the impoverished Balkan country.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says the body will unveil new proposals in September on ways of protecting the EU's external borders.