Netherlands

Dutch populist wins provincial elections after Utrecht attack

Dutch PM Rutte loses Senate majority after the Forum for Democracy party makes gains in regional polls.

Dutch populist wins provincial elections after Utrecht attack

United Kingdom

Crunch time: May in Brussels to seek short Brexit delay

UK PM seeks a short delay on the Brexit deadline, but all 27 EU members have to agree to any extension proposal.

May seeks short Brexit extension at last EU summit before divorce

Opinion

Singing in Europe's last Middle Eastern colony

Why is Israel part of the Eurovision song contest?

Mariam Barghouti

by Mariam Barghouti

Mariam Barghouti

Europe

Britain's Theresa May asks EU to delay Brexit until June 30

The UK is currently due to leave the bloc on March 29, but MPs have twice rejected the PM's divorce deal with the EU.

Britain's Theresa May asks EU to delay Brexit until June 30

Hungary

EPP suspends Hungary's far-right Fidesz Party

As part of the suspension, Fidesz will lose all membership privileges including voting rights with immediate effect.

EPP suspends Hungary's far-right Fidesz Party

Bosnia

Karadzic sentence increased to life for Bosnia genocide: UN

Ruling comes as a panel of UN judges rejects Karadzic's appeal against his original 2016 conviction.

Brexit

Expect 'no decision' on Brexit at this week's EU summit: Juncker

The comments from European Commission president comes amid reports UK PM will ask Brussels for a short delay to Brexit.

Expect 'no decision' on Brexit at this week's EU summit: Juncker

Nursultan Nazarbayev

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev steps down - or did he?

With Nursultan Nazarbayev giving up some of his powers, questions are arising as to who will succeed him.

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev steps down - or did he?

Bosnia

Radovan Karadzic faces final verdict in war crimes case

Karadzic was convicted in 2016 for the Srebrenica massacre of more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys by Serb forces.

Radovan Karadzic faces final verdict in war crimes case

Europe

Kazakh president resigns after three decades in office

Nursultan Nazarbayev announces shock resignation in televised address, hands over power to speaker of upper house.

Europe

Italy medics blame 'anti-vaxxers' for measles outbreak

Emergency measures keep vaccinations compulsory while growing movement says it should be personal choice.

Italy

Salvini bars refugees from disembarking in Italy

Hardline minister prevents rescue ship from docking on island of Lampedusa and issues directive to keep refugees out.

Scores of refugees stranded at sea as Italy bars rescue ships

North Macedonia

Inside Skopje, Europe's most polluted capital city

Residents fear for their future after pollution in North Macedonia's capital reaches alarming levels.

Inside Skopje, Europe's most polluted capital city

Netherlands

'No direct links' between Utrecht suspect and victims: Police

Dutch authorities still trying to determine the motive behind the shooting on a tram in which three people were killed.

'No direct links' between Utrecht suspect and victims: Police

Europe

Chechnya: Human rights defender Oyub Titiev gets 4-year jail term

Relatives and activists criticise the sentencing of the human rights activist who exposed extrajudicial killings, kidnappings and torture by Chechnya's government.