EU leaders debate new anti-terror measures
February 13, 2015  01:11
Galvanised by the recent terror attacks in France, European Union leaders today debated a range of ambitious steps to better protect their 28 nations, including exchanging airliner passenger manifests, tightening controls at the border and combating extremism on the Internet. 

EU President Donald Tusk, the summit meeting's host, said he would seek agreement on a "work plan to step up the fight against terrorism." The bloc's top official for counter-terrorism warned member governments last month that "Europe is facing an unprecedented, diverse and serious threat."
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