Europe

International ransomware attack hits major firms, banks

Cyberattacks in Ukraine, Denmark and Russia, among others, target companies, banks and government offices.

Ransomware attack causes disruptions across globe

Europe

Kiev car explosion kills Ukraine's senior military spy

Ukraine probes blast of Colonel Maksim Shapoval's car as 'terrorist act', saying it was caused by explosive device.

Kiev car explosion kills Ukraine's senior military spy

Europe

Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says Macron

Meeting Putin in Paris, Macron also said France and Russia should cooperate to 'eradicate terrorist groups' in Syria

Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says Macron

Europe

Four killed in eastern Ukraine shelling

Shelling attacks in eastern Ukraine have killed at least four people. The government has been fighting Russian-backed separatists in the area for the past three years.

Europe

Four civilians killed in Ukraine artillery shelling

Kiev blames pro-Russian separatists for renewed artillery shelling in breach of 2015 ceasefire agreement.

Four killed in artillery shelling in Avdiyivka

Europe

EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

Ukraine passport holders will be able to travel visa-free to most EU countries under new rules approved by the bloc.

EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

Europe

Merkel, Putin: No alternative to Minsk deal on Ukraine

German and Russian leaders discuss Ukraine and Syria conflicts as ties between the West and Moscow remain tense.

Europe

Russia steps in after Ukraine cuts off power to Luhansk

Kiev government cites unpaid charges as reason for halting power supply to separatist-run region bordering Russia.

Russia steps in after Ukraine cuts off power to Luhansk

Europe

Landmine blast kills OSCE observer in Ukraine

OSCE chairman calls for 'thorough investigation' after monitors' patrol hits roadside bomb in rebel-held Luhansk.

Landmine blast kills OSCE observer in Ukraine

Weather

Europe's late spring freeze

An intrusion of cold air has pleased skiers, and worried farmers, in Europe

Europe's late spring freeze

In the Field

Eastern Ukraine: Enduring the suffering of war

A look at the lives of civilians suffering on either side of the conflict and what the future holds for them.

Europe

NATO calls on Russia to stop violence in Ukraine

NATO chief says Russia must end the violence as both sides move heavy artillery close to front line.

NATO calls on Russia to stop violence in Ukraine

Europe

Ex-Russian MP Denis Voronenkov shot dead in Ukraine

A war of words has erupted between Russia and Ukraine after Denis Voronenkov, a former Russian MP, was shot dead in Kiev. Voronenkov was a critic of the Russian government who fled to Ukraine last year.

Europe

Ex-Russian MP killed in Ukraine: police

Denis Voronenkov, a former Russian politician, was shot dead in Ukraine's capital Kiev, police say.

Ex-Russia MP Denis Voronenkov killed in Ukraine: police

War & Conflict

Ukraine calls depot explosion an act of sabotage

The munitions and arms housed in the depot were used by Ukrainian troops fighting separatists.

Ukraine calls depot explosion an act of sabotage