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

Europe

Ukraine announces economic blockade of rebel-held areas

Kiev demands rebels hand back businesses they seized before cargo traffic with separatists-held areas can resume.

Ukraine announces economic blockade of rebel-held areas

Europe

Ukraine: Two soldiers killed as rebel attacks intensify

Government troops accuse Russia-backed rebels of using heavy weapons as separatists report one fighter's death.

Ukraine: Two soldiers killed as rebel attacks intensify

Europe

'Eight coal miners killed, 20 missing' in Ukraine blast

Rescue efforts in western Ukraine ongoing after methane gas blast kills eight miners and leaves 20 unaccounted for.

Lviv coal mine blast kills several workers

Europe

Ukraine rebels issue ultimatum over rail blockade

Ukraine-run businesses to be seized in Donetsk and Luhansk if blockade does not end, say Russia-backed rebel leaders.

Russia-backed rebels issue ultimatum to Ukraine

War & Conflict

Lamberto Zannier: 'OSCE is inexpensive and inclusive'

Secretary General Lamberto Zannier discusses the future of the Organization for Security Cooperation in Europe.

War & Conflict

Ukraine accuses pro-Russia rebels of breaking truce

Rebels persistently shelled army positions, killing at least one soldier, according to Ukraine's military.

Ukraine accuses pro-Russia rebels of breaking truce

Europe

Ukraine truce renewed at Munich security conference

Russia, Ukraine and allies agree to ensure peace in eastern Ukraine as Kremlin indirectly recognises breakaway regions.

Europe

'Donetsk People's Republic' seeks sense of nationhood

Self-proclaimed breakaway region teaches children about citizenship and issues passports as it aspires to recognition.

'Donetsk People's Republic' seeks sense of nationhood