“Hell on earth”: MEPs debate Aleppo and role of Russia in Syria conflict

“Hell on earth”: MEPs debate Aleppo and role of Russia in Syria conflict

With the collapse of a US-Russia brokered ceasefire last month, the war in Syria looks as intractable as ever and violence has escalated in the past fortnight. During a plenary debate on Wednesday afternoon several MEPs criticised Russia’s involvement in the conflict with others calling for the EU to play a greater role in resolving the crisis.

Thursday, 06 October 2016 Written by: Fabio Massimo Castaldo Posted in: 2016, Latest news, Newsroom, Fabio Massimo Castaldo , October

MEPs want to give free rail passes to young Europeans

MEPs want to give free rail passes to young Europeans

Young Europeans are on track to receive a free InterRail pass on their 18th birthday in the future. MEPs discussed the proposal and overwhelmingly supported it during a debate in plenary on 4 October. Millions of young European have travelled throughout the continent using Interrail over the last few decades, but the pass itself can cost up to hundreds of euros.

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 Written by: Daniela Aiuto Posted in: 2016, Latest news, Daniela Auito, Newsroom, October