Europe

Muslims decry EU court ruling banning religious symbols

Hijab targeted as court rules workplace bans on political and religious symbols are not discriminatory.

Hijab

Banning hijabs in the EU's workplace

The European Court of Justice has ruled that employers may, under certain circumstances, ban religious clothing.

Human Rights

Sexual harassment in the workplace: Part II

Workers share strategies on reporting and prevention.

Europe

Tusk wins second term as EU chief despite Polish fury

European Union leaders re-elect Donald Tusk as president despite opposition from his native Poland.

Europe

Hungary passes bill to detain all asylum seekers

UN refugee agency says automatic detention measure violates the country’s obligations under international law.

European Union

Why the French elections will change the face of Europe

The result of the upcoming French election will either force the EU to take a giant step backwards or rejuvenate it.

by Remi Piet

Europe

Marine Le Pen's immunity lifted by European Parliament

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen loses her EU immunity after tweeting images of ISIL brutality.

NATO

For Europe, questions remain as to US foreign policy

It's an uphill battle for the Trump administration to convince the EU that the US will not abandon its Western allies.

by Martin Reardon

Politics

Elections in France: It's all about security

Homeland security is the main talking point for all candidates hoping to become the next French president in May.

by Anne Giudicelli

UpFront

Brexit, Grexit and the future of the EU

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on the EU's disintegration, and we discuss the future of cyberwarfare.

Refugees

Hungary to detain refugees in container camps on border

Tough new measure adopted after prime minister said country needed to protect itself from 'terror' threat.

UpFront

Yanis Varoufakis on Jeremy Corbyn and Brexit

Ex-Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis says Jeremy Corbyn's chances of becoming the next UK prime minister are 'slim'.

Refugees

Libya halts hundreds of Europe-bound refugees

More than 400 people, including many women and children, intercepted by Libya's coastguard attempting to reach Europe.

Refugees

EU leaders ink deal to stem refugee flow from Libya

Aids groups warn against curbing migrant influx before providing safe passage to those fleeing war and persecution.

Politics

European Parliament grants Georgia visa-free travel

Visa waiver policy for Georgian citizens expected by March as proposal overcomes last hurdle.