Turkey-EU relations plumb new depths

Erdogan personally accused German Chancellor Angela Merkel of being a Nazi at a rally in Istanbul on Sunday, and Ankara continued to make threats to scrap its migrant deal with Brussels, EU Observer reports. Erdogan also said over the weekend he would approve...

Malta raises alarm on Russia in Libya

As the Russia-backed Libyan commander, Khalifa Haftar, advances on Tripoli, Malta is warning that Moscow might instigate a civil war in Libya, which would increase refugee flows to Europe, EU Observer reports. In addition to weakening the EU, Russia is interested in...

Europe’s deep freeze claims new victims

More than 60 people have died in Eastern Europe in recent days due to sub-freezing temperatures, AFP reports. Notable numbers of deaths have occurred in Poland, Romania and the Balkans. Migrants and the homeless have been most affected by the cold streak.   Read...