Eight people including seven Afghan migrants died earlier this week when a helicopter registered in Ukraine crashed in eastern Slovakia, the interior ministry in Bratislava said today, updating a previous toll.Nov 15, 2015, 02:44 AM IST
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy called for the end of Europe`s visa-free Schengen area and the creation of a Franco-German economic bloc at the heart of the eurozone, in an opinion piece in Le Point magazine published today.Jun 22, 2014, 00:19 AM IST
European Union plan to admit Romania and Bulgaria to Schengen area of borderless travel has been blocked by Germany and EU members who are concerned over corruption and combating organised crime.Mar 08, 2013, 17:29 PM IST
The purpose of the Schengen zone is to make travel easier between its 25 member countries.Apr 20, 2012, 16:10 PM IST
French President Nicolas Sarkozy says the far-right`s use of the recent killing spree to call for tougher immigration laws doesn`t make any sense.Mar 26, 2012, 13:54 PM IST
Egyptian-born Yusuf al-Qaradawi has been invited to visit next month by the Union of Islamic Organisations in France.Mar 26, 2012, 13:49 PM IST
The EU said that the new system will help
process visa applications faster due to the use of biometrics.