Germany

'No easy way out': In Germany, a political mutiny over migration

A mutiny from within her own government leaves Angela Merkel scrambling for a joint migration policy in a divided EU.

'No easy way out': In Germany, a political mutiny over migration

Refugees

Has a Spanish welcome changed Europe's refugee stance?

Refugees hosted by Spain after Italian rejection start asylum efforts as EU to weigh North Africa processing centres.

What next for refugees after the Aquarius fallout?

Europe

Over 1,500 refugees and migrants reach Spain

The group is in addition to 629 refugees and migrants who arrived in Spain last week after being rejected by Italy and Malta.

Greece

'Crisis hit so hard no one throws food out any more'

The ruling Syriza party has defended its approach to Greece's economic crisis amid criticism from workers and the poor.

Greece's crisis-hit poor: 'No one was bailed out here'

Opinion

Not everyone is in awe of Spain's new progressive government

PM Pedro Sanchez has already disappointed Basque and Catalan nationalists who propped up his minority government.

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

by Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Germany

Merkel handed two-week ultimatum in migrant row

Horst Seehofer backs down, says he will not bypass Angela Merkel by turning away migrants yet, awaiting EU solution.

Refugees

Sold as a 'slave', fleeing FGM, orphaned at 11: Lives of Aquarius

From seeing co-passengers drown to receiving emergency toys for children on board, stories from a now-famous journey.

Sold as a 'slave', fleeing FGM, orphaned at 11: Lives of Aquarius

Bosnia

Bosnian police block migrants from reaching EU member Croatia

Northwestern border crossing with Croatia briefly closed to prevent about 100 people from entering the European Union.

Bosnian police block migrants from reaching EU member Croatia

Opinion

Art does not need another hero

This year's Berlin Biennale poses important questions about otherness, power, violence and patriarchy.

M Neelika Jayawardane

by M Neelika Jayawardane

M Neelika Jayawardane

Inside Story

Who wants migrants rescued from the Mediterranean?

The plight of 630 who were stranded at sea for days has highlighted the migration dispute between EU members.

Opinion

Will Russia benefit from a failed Iran nuclear deal?

Russia might benefit marginally from a collapsing Iran nuclear deal but it does not see it as a positive development.

Nikolay Kozhanov

by Nikolay Kozhanov

Nikolay Kozhanov

Earthrise

France's plastic revolution

How one European country is taking the plastic bull by the horns and innovating its way to a greener future.

Europe

World Cup 2018: England fans arrive in Russia amid tight security

While arriving in Volgograd for their team's opening match with Tunisia, they were warmly greeted by local residents despite many previous clashes between Russian and English football fans.

Refugees

Rescuers: 'We're doing job countries should be doing'

Rescuers say the stance by Italy's new populist government risks costing more lives in the future.

Italy closes ports for two more Mediterranean rescue ships

Greece

Greece and Macedonia sign agreement on name change

Foreign ministers sign deal in Greek village that would see Macedonia change its name to Republic of Northern Macedonia.