New European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was sworn into office on Sunday. She has set a plan and goals she wants to achieve in her five-year term. Von der Leyen will be however facing some challenges in return.
EU powers France, Germany and Italy, along with smaller member Malta, will on Tuesday seek to rally the rest of the bloc to a joint scheme to distribute migrants saved at sea
From one operation to the next, it's not the migrants who are saved but the ones they can do nothing to help that leave the worst mental scars on the Mediterranean's rescue crews
British leadership hopeful Boris Johnson pledges to introduce a new points-based system to control migration after Brexit, addressing a key issue from the EU referendum
The asylum claims within the EU have decreased after its peak in 2015. Due to the current political situation in Venezuela however, the number of asylum applications is slowly rising.
Three votes by the European Parliament in recent years have exposed deep divisions between EU members from the wealthier west and the previously communist east of the bloc.