NATO

Trump berates NATO allies: Pay your fair share

In line with his America First policy, US president tells alliance members to spend more for collective defence.

Trump: NATO allies need 'to pay their fair share'

Religion

Austria's parliament bans full-face veil in public

The provision, part of a larger integration package, means those wearing the veil in public will be fined $166.

Austria's parliament bans full-face veil in public

European Union

ECJ: Non-EU parents have right to residency in the bloc

Non-EU citizens may obtains right to reside and enjoy benefits, if their child is a citizen of the bloc, court rules.

ECJ: Non-EU parents have right to residency in the bloc

Opinion

What is happening in Macedonia?

It's not an ethnic conflict and it's not Russia's fault.

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

European Union

EU approves stiff 'divorce' rules for UK's Brexit

Leaders meet and approve eight pages of negotiating guidelines hammered out by diplomats over the past month.

Opinion

Europe needs to step up its game in Syria

European countries should work with the US to deter attacks on Syrian civilians.

Mazen Darwish

by Mazen Darwish

Mazen Darwish

Europe

EU opens case against Hungary over higher education law

Brussels says Budapest undermines principle of academic freedom by targeting university funded by US philanthropist.

EU opens case against Hungary over higher education law

Opinion

The rise of the black international

Who is behind the resurgence of conservatism in Europe and why is it not so scary?

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

Brexit

EU: Brexit plans unchanged by UK snap election call

European Council expects full negotiations to start in June as planned despite Theresa May calling for snap UK election.

EU: Brexit plans unchanged by UK snap election call

Brexit

Article 50: What will be negotiated?

A look at the key issues that the EU and the UK will be negotiating to finalise the UK's break with the bloc.

Article 50: What will be negotiated?

Global Warming

China, EU rally for climate action as Trump backs away

US president's move to end 'war on coal' sparks criticism from major economies committed to cutting carbon emissions.

China, EU rally for climate action as Trump backs away

Politics

How far-right populism is challenging the EU

We examine the history of the European Union and ask if it can withstand the challenges posed by populism.

The rise and fracture of the European Union

Europe

EU leaders mark 60th anniversary of Rome treaty

Leaders renew Rome treaty vows as they mark the 60th anniversary of EU's founding pact in the Italian capital.

Europe

Charities: Refuge in Europe now 'mission impossible'

Deal to prevent human flow make it very hard to seek refuge in EU and mental issues on rise among refugees, NGOs say.

NGOs criticise Turkey-EU deal on refugees

Europe

How does the EU hijab ruling affect Muslim women?

Muslim women from four different European countries share their views on the European Court of Justice's ruling.

How does the EU hijab ruling affect Muslim women?