Europe

Mediterranean refugee crisis looms over the G7 summit

Human rights activists are hoping to use the G7 summit to highlight the Mediterranean refugee crisis. Refugees rescued from the perilous sea crossing are taken to a port near to where the G7 leaders are gathering.

Poverty & Development

Slovakia's Roma: Living on the margins

There are around a half-million Roma in Slovakia, most of whom live in impoverished slums.

Slovakia's Roma: Living on the margins

Europe

Former Greek PM injured in letter bomb car explosion

Lucas Papademos, a former central bank chief, admitted to hospital in Athens after being targeted by explosive device.

Former PM Lucas Papademos injured in car explosion

Manchester Bombing

Manchester's Libyans react to killer in their midst

UK city's Libyan community shaken after revelations Salman Abedi was behind suicide blast at concert that killed 22.

Manchester's Libyans react to killer in their midst

Europe

Fury in UK over US leaks of Manchester bombing probe

US President Trump has ordered a review into the affair - and says if necessary someone will be prosecuted over it.

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'

101 East

Afghanistan: Asylum Denied

Europe is deporting thousands of Afghans back to a country which has been embroiled in chaos and war for decades.

Europe

EU court blasts Romania for domestic-violence apathy

European Court for Human Rights finds lack of commitment in Romania to address domestic assault despite legal framework.

ECHR highlights Romanian domestic-violence failures

NATO

Troop surge in Afghanistan 'like adding wood on fire'

NATO set to discuss sending more soldiers to Afghanistan, but many in Kabul fear such a move could prolong war.

Opinion

When basketball does hijab, because it can

FIBA's decision to overturn its hijab ban demonstrates that the veil is not an obstacle for Muslim women athletes.

Adama Juldeh Munu

by Adama Juldeh Munu

Adama Juldeh Munu

Earthrise

Italy's pollution-eating cement

In Milan, earthrise meets the engineers who created a special kind of cement that cleans the air.

Earthrise

Turning CO2 into stone in Iceland

One geothermal power plant in Iceland is taking its green credentials to new levels.

Earthrise

Air: Changing the Atmosphere

earthrise looks at some high-tech innovations that help clean the air.

Europe

Manchester attack: US paper leaks images of explosive device

The UK government is warning the US against leaking further details from the investigation into the Manchester bombing. British police say the leaks are undermining their inquiry into a network linked to the alleged suicide bomber - Salman Abedi.

Iceland

Iceland's glacier guides: Tourism under climate change

Popular glaciers are melting so fast that guides are being forced to constantly reinvent how they carry out tours.

Iceland's glacier guides: Tourism under climate change

NATO

NATO to 'formally join' anti-ISIL coalition

Member states of military alliance are set to officially join a US-led coalition fighting ISIL, diplomatic sources say.

NATO to 'formally join' anti-ISIL coalition