Vatican

China and Vatican agree to landmark deal on bishop appointments

In historic move, Pope Francis recognises seven Beijing-chosen bishops picked without Holy See approval.

China and Vatican agree to landmark deal on bishop appointments

Brexit

Embattled UK leader defiant after Brexit plan attacked

Theresa May faced headlines on Friday detailing her 'humiliation' at an EU summit in Salzburg over her Brexit proposal.

Europe

'Radioactive mud' dumping alarms activists in Wales and England

Environmental campaigners say the mud being dumped into the sea by the nuclear plant may contain dangerous radioactive materials.

Europe

Will EU tap Egypt to solve its refugee crisis?

Plans to deepen EU ties with Cairo over migration crisis would turn 'a blind eye' to human rights abuses, critics say.

European Union

Europe migration: EU eyes Egypt to help cut numbers

EU leaders consider new North African partnerships as they meet in Austria.

Weather

Storm Ali leaves two dead in Ireland

Gale force winds hit the British Isles, disrupt travel, damage property and leave 200,000 people without power.

Storm Ali leaves two dead in Ireland

Hungary

Hungary upholds 'terrorism' conviction against Syrian refugee

A Hungarian appeals court confirms throwing stones at police can be ruled as terrorism.

Hungary upholds 'terrorism' conviction against Syrian refugee

Europe

European leaders pour scorn on British PM's Brexit plan

Brexit rhetoric heats up with EU leaders denouncing UK's plan, and France's Macron calling its proponents 'liars'.

European leaders pour scorn on British PM's Brexit plan

Europe

Russia annuls local election results marred by fraud

Unprecedented move came after claims of vote-rigging in favour of a candidate backed by Putin sparked protests.

Russia cancels local election results in Far East after protests

Opinion

Russia's military unintelligence

Why the Russian intelligence agencies keep failing abroad.

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

Europe

Austria seeks to block refugees, migrants from entering

Austria wants to reduce the number of asylum seekers crossing its border to zero.

Russia

Russian official calls for election rerun over vote fraud

Head of the Central Election Commission said fraud had been identified in a gubernatorial race in eastern Russia.

Russian official calls for election rerun over vote fraud

Europe

Does Hungary's relationship with Russia send a message to the EU?

Orban and Putin have announced expanded energy deals. Analysts say they're economically and strategically important.

Does Hungary's relationship with Russia send a message to the EU?

Turkey

Turkey eases criteria for citizenship by investment

The size of investment to become a Turkish citizen was sharply reduced as the country copes with currency crisis.

Turkey lowers requirements for citizenship by investment

Europe

Germany a key obstacle to Brexit deal

People in German political and industrial circles tell Al Jazeera that the country does not regard the UK as a priority.