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Thursday, 16 February 2017
EU Parliament: Press release - Preventing terrorism: clampdown on foreign fighters and lone wolves
Plenary sessions : To counter the growing threats from "foreign fighters" travelling to conflict zones for terrorist purposes and "lone wolves" planning solo attacks, new EU-wide rules were approved by Parliament on Thursday.
Plenary sessions : If the EU is to boost its capacity to act, restore citizens' trust and make the euro zone economy more resilient to outside shocks, it needs to make full use of the Lisbon Treaty. But to go further, it needs to reform itself more fundamentally. This was the key message of three resolutions exploring the future development of the European Union approved by Parliament on Thursday.
Plenary sessions : EU-wide rules are needed for the fast-evolving field of robotics, e.g. to enforce ethical standards or establish liability for accidents involving driverless cars, say MEPs in a resolution voted on Thursday.