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France`s Sarkozy calls for end of Schengen, Franco-German bloc

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 00:19

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.

EU delays Schengen membership for Romania and Bulgaria

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 17:29

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.

Cox & Kings launches Schengen visa centres for Norway in India

Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 21:18

Cox & Kings Global Services (CKGS), Friday launched its Schengen visa and residence permit application centres for Norway in India.

Germany backs Sarkozy on border protection

Last Updated: Friday, April 20, 2012, 16:10

The purpose of the Schengen zone is to make travel easier between its 25 member countries.

Don`t blame immigration laws for attacks: Sarkozy

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 13:54

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.

Sarkozy bars Muslim preachers from entering France

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 13:49

Egyptian-born Yusuf al-Qaradawi has been invited to visit next month by the Union of Islamic Organisations in France.

EU launches new Schengen visa system for non-EU citizens

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 23:53

The European Union on Tuesday launched a Visa Information System (VIS) for Indians and other non-EU citizens applying for a Schengen visa that will help prevent fraud, official sources said.

EU launches new Schengen visa system for Indians?

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 23:46

The EU said that the new system will help process visa applications faster due to the use of biometrics.

France, Italy call for reforms in Schengen border control pact

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 22:28

Schengen treaty allows passport-free travel through 25 nations in the region.

France urges Schengen upgrade amid migrant influx

Last Updated: Saturday, April 23, 2011, 09:20

France calls for an upgrade of Europe`s Schengen visa-free pact.

EU, Libya scrap tit-for-tat travel visa bans

Last Updated: Sunday, March 28, 2010, 10:04

The EU and Libya said they will resume granting visas to each others` citizens, ending tit-for-tat bans imposed in a bitter row between the north African nation and Switzerland.