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EU Eyes Tighter Security After Spain Bombing

European Union representatives hold an emergency meeting in Brussels, Belgium, to consider ways to prevent terrorist attacks in the wake of last week's deadly bombings in Spain. EU ministers support speeding up the use of biometric identifiers on passports and visas, and tentatively agree to appoint a special coordinator to oversee its various counterterrorism efforts. NPR's Emily Harris reports.

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International Correspondent Emily Harris is based in Jerusalem as part of NPR's Mideast team. Her post covers news related to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She began this role in March of 2013.