Earthquake

Two killed as strong earthquake hits Greece and Turkey

Deaths on Greek island of Kos as magnitude 6.7 earthquake shakes Greek Dodecanese Islands and Turkey's Aegean coast.

Two killed as strong earthquake hits Greece and Turkey

Europe

Clashes kill six Ukraine soldiers in spike of violence

The latest surge in fighting with Russian-backed rebels along the volatile front line is the bloodiest in recent months.

Clashes kill six Ukraine soldiers in spike of violence

Europe

Turkey accuses Germany of harbouring 'terrorists'

Reaction follows German threat to slap sanctions and decision to issue travel advisory amid row over activists' arrest.

Europe

Brexit talks: $70bn settlement to leave EU is big sticking point

The European Union's top negotiator says there are 'fundamental' disagreements between the bloc and the UK over citizens' rights.

Refugees

Rejected asylum: From Karachi to Germany and back again

A lawyer and his family fled death threats in Pakistan and came to Germany. Now, they're being forced to go home.

Rejected asylum: From Karachi to Germany and back again

Refugees

HRW: Greece failing to protect lone refugee children

Greek authorities register unaccompanied refugee children as adults and leave them vulnerable, says Human Rights Watch.

HRW: Greece failing to protect lone refugee children

Europe

Poles protest over government's effort to 'boost legal influence'

Protesters in Poland's capital Warsaw say they will remain camped outside parliament until the government scraps a series of reforms of the legal system.

Europe

Germany: 547 choir boys abused at top Catholic school

Victims describe time at prison-like school as marked by helplessness and fear, says lawyer probing cases.

Hundreds of Regensburger Domspatzen choir boys abused

Sport

Police arrest Spanish football federation president

Angel Maria Villar arrested along with his son and two more federation executives in an anti-corruption investigation.

Police arrest Spanish football federation president

Inside Story

What's the EU's vision to address the refugee crisis?

The European Union restricts exports of inflatable boats to stem the flow of refugees and migrants from North Africa.

Europe

Dutch fishermen worried about losing access to British waters

Dutch fishermen fear they could be hit hard by Brexit.

Politics

Russia: A resurgent superpower?

A century after Bolshevik revolution, Russia is seen as champion for belligerent nationalism across the globe.

Russia: A resurgent superpower?

Europe

Is freedom of speech under attack in Russia?

The Kremlin has been cracking down on government critics online, and now the wrong post could land you in jail.

Europe

EU limits sales of inflatable boats to Libya

Most of the 100,000 refugees and migrants who crossed the Mediterranean Sea this year arrived in Italy from Libya.

EU limits sales of inflatable boats to Libya

Europe

'Acid attacks have occurred in the UK for 200 years'

As MPs debate laws over acid sales following a rise in attacks, Jaf Shah explains the UK's history of such violence.

'Acid attacks have occurred in the UK for 200 years'