Inside Story

Is NATO still relevant?

Divisions threaten to overshadow 70th birthday celebrations of world's largest military alliance.

Europe

European nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela's acting president

Major European powers recognise Venezuela's opposition leader as interim president as Russia slams 'interference'.

Opinion

The Baltic states: No easy target

The Baltic states are again worried about Russia's intentions, but this time they are ready to defend themselves.

Agnia Grigas

by Agnia Grigas

Agnia Grigas

Witness

Lithuania: Waiting For Invasion

Two Lithuanian conscripts train to defend their country against Russian aggression as tensions in the region escalate.

Russia

Russia moves nuclear missiles to NATO doorstep

Poland and Lithuania express concern as Russia deploys nuclear-capable ballistic missiles to Kaliningrad on Baltic Sea.

Russia moves nuclear-capable missiles to NATO doorstep

People & Power

The Baltic and the Bear

We investigate why the Baltic states of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania are nervous about Russia's regional ambitions.

Europe

NATO drill aims to reassure nervous Baltic states

Mission follows calls by Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania for troop deployment despite risk of breaking NATO-Russia pact.

Sport

Nadal, Federer made to work hard

Spaniard edges out American qualifier in five sets while Federer needed four sets to progress in the Australian Open.

Nadal, Federer made to work hard

Opinion

The empty threat of Greece leaving the euro

The Grexit. How real is the threat of Greece leaving the euro currency bloc?

Menelaos Tzafalias

by Menelaos Tzafalias
- Thanassis Koukakis

Menelaos Tzafalias

Opinion

Kaliningrad: The last wall in Europe

The current turmoil between Europe and Russia is most felt in a narrow piece of land between Poland

Remi Piet

by Remi Piet

Remi Piet

Investigative

Alleged operator of Silk Road 2.0 held in US

Blake Benthall to appear before San Francisco judge on charges of running online market for drugs and money laundering.

Alleged operator of Silk Road 2.0 held in US

China

Illegally mining Russia's 'Baltic gold'

Booming global trade in 50-million-year-old amber stones is lucrative, controversial, and extremely dangerous.

Illegally mining Russia's 'Baltic gold'

Sport

USA thrash Serbia to retain World Cup

Holders win their fifth basketball World Cup title with a convincing thrashing of Serbia and secure Rio 2016 spot.

USA thrash Serbia to retain World Cup

Opinion

NATO: The alliance that should have been dissolved

NATO backing the Ukrainian military is about as sensible as Russia's support for paramilitary forces

Ian Klinke

by Ian Klinke

Ian Klinke

Sport

Navardauskas wins Tour's stage 19

Vincenzo Nibali has seven-minute lead over closest rival as Ramunas Navardauskas wins 19th stage of Tour de France.

Navardauskas wins Tour's stage 19