World from Berlin Friedrich 'Stoking Anti-Immigrant Sentiment'

Germany and a handful of EU countries have blocked Bulgaria and Romania from joining the Schengen Area of border-free travel. Editorialists at the Germany's left-leaning dailies are calling the move an election-year ploy on the part of conservatives in Berlin.
A Bulgarian customs officer at the border between Bulgaria and Greece, near the village of Kulata.

A Bulgarian customs officer at the border between Bulgaria and Greece, near the village of Kulata.

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-- Daryl Lindsey