Refugees

From Mosul to Moria: 'A US air strike killed all of my family'

An Iraqi refugee remembers the day when 12 of his relatives, including a six-month-old, died in the Battle for Mosul.

From Mosul to Moria: 'A US air strike killed all of my family'

Russia

Gorbachev deplores Trump move to scrap US-Russia nuclear treaty

Russia condemns the US decision to pull out of a 30-year-old arms treaty - as does Mikhail Gorbachev, the Soviet leader who signed it.

Nuclear weapons

5 things to know about threatened US-Russia nuclear weapons deal

Trump wants to withdraw from the INF treaty that was signed over three decades ago by the US and Soviet leaders.

5 things to know about threatened US-Russia nuclear weapons deal

The Listening Post

Exporting Hungary's media model

How Viktor Orban's allies are promoting the prime minister's pan-European agenda through media investments.

Europe

Scientists launch BepiColombo spacecraft to explore Mercury

In seven years, the BepiColombo unmanned spacecraft will reach Mercury, the nearest planet to the sun.

United Kingdom

Anti-Brexit protesters gather to demand second referendum

Britons march in London demanding 'people's vote' to give public final say on UK's political future as EU talks stall.

Anti-Brexit protesters gather to demand second referendum

Arts & Culture

A portrait of Othello as a black Muslim tragic hero

Adaptation explores religious roots of Shakespeare's Moor of Venice as director says play is warning about 'otherising'.

A portrait of Othello as a black Muslim tragic hero

UpFront

Does Brexit mean chaos for the UK?

We debate whether another referendum would be undemocratic, and what the consequences of a 'no deal' would look like.

Does Brexit mean chaos for the UK?

Macedonia

Macedonian parliament approves name change

Two-thirds of the MPs vote in favour of changing the country's name.

Macedonian parliament votes to approve name change

Bulgaria

Murder suspect admits attacking Bulgarian journalist

If convicted on rape and murder charges, 21-year-old Severin Krasimirov could be sentenced to life in prison.

Viktoria Marinova: Murder suspect admits attacking journalist

Brexit

Rise in UK descendants of Nazi victims seeking German passports

Number goes up from 43 in 2015 to 1,667 in 2017 following Brexit vote, according to official German figures.

Rise in UK descendants of Nazi victims seeking German passports

UpFront

Brexit: Will there be a second referendum?

We debate the likelihood of a second vote, and speak to a top US politician about the treatment of migrant children.

Brexit: Will there be a second referendum?

Europe

Macedonia parliament to vote on name change

Pro-change politicians fall short of an absolute majority in the parliament, casting doubt on the deal's future.

Macedonia parliament to vote on name change

Opinion

Black British history: A study in erasure

Black people are a part of the fabric of Britain, yet pupils are not taught the full story of Black history in schools.

Paula Akpan

by Paula Akpan

Paula Akpan

Europe

Massive tax scam cost Europe $63bn: report

So-called "cum-ex" deals saw billions of euros drained from treasuries throughout the continent, media reports say.

Media investigation exposes scale of years-long European tax scam