Rebel tanks and troops pour into Ukraine region of Luhansk from Russia
NATO sources have confirmed the Russian military invasion of Ukraine after a column of 32 tanks entered the country from Russia.
Germany launches 25th anniversary celebration weekend of Berlin Wall fall
Germany will today kick off celebrations marking the 25th anniversary of the epochal fall of the Berlin Wall, set to culminate with rock stars and veteran...
Violence clashes during anti-Government protests in Brussels
Police have used water cannon and tear gas against protestors angry at austerity measures and free-market reforms in Belgium.
Army of volunteers canvasses for Catalonia’s independence from Spain
In defiance of legal challenges by Madrid, volunteers for the Catalonia National Assembly (ANC), the northeastern region’s most powerful separatist...
Britain and France take steps to jointly develop, launch military drone
Britain and France Wednesday assigned two major defence contractors to a two-year feasibility study over a joint military drone project, with the aim of...
Teens playing football killed by shelling in Ukraine’s Donetsk; peace plan fizzles
Two teenagers were killed by shelling on Wednesday while playing football on a school field in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in Ukraine.
Ukrainian president sends more troops east after ‘farce’ election of rebels
Ukraine’s president said Tuesday that additional troops are being deployed to the east, where fighting continues to rage between government forces...
Ukraine ‘re-examines’ ceasefire plan after two rebel votes held in east
Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko threatened to scrap a peace plan with Pro-Russian separatist rebels, while calling an emergency meeting of his security...
24 feared dead, dozens missing as migrant boat sinks off Istanbul
A boat carrying suspected migrants from Afghanistan and Syria sank Monday off Istanbul’s coast, leaving at least 24 people dead, the city’s...
Merkel warns Cameron over EU immigration stance, claims report
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is reported to have made clear she will withdraw her support for Britain’s continued EU membership if David Cameron...
Three bodies found after shooting at Swiss tourist resort
Three people have reportedly been shot dead in a car park near a popular Swiss tourist destination.
Miner’s son, Lenin fan win presidencies in separatist Ukraine votes
Two pro-Russian separatists were confirmed as leaders in controversial elections in eastern Ukraine on Sunday—one a rebel chief who highlights his status...
EU says Ukraine rebel vote ‘new obstacle’ to peace
The European Union said elections held Sunday by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine were illegal, would not be recognised and created a new hurdle to...
Historic gate at Dachau concentration camp stolen
A wrought-iron gate bearing the Nazis’ cynical slogan “Arbeit macht frei,” or “Work sets you free,” has been stolen from...
Ukraine separatists begin controversial polls as Western powers demur
Polls have opened in two regions of eastern Ukraine in controversial leadership elections held by pro-Russia separatists that Kiev and the West have refused...
Spanish government seeks to block ballot over Catalonia independence
The Spanish government will seek to block in the Spanish Constitutional Court a watered-down version of the non-binding referendum over Catalonia’s...
A majority of Scots would vote for independence now: poll
A majority of Scots would back independence if another referendum were held today, according to a poll published on Saturday, just six weeks after Scotland...
Italy ends sea rescue mission that saved more than 100,000 migrant lives
An Italian sea rescue mission that has saved the lives of more than 100,000 migrants from Africa and the Middle East has been shuttered – a move rights...
Denmark sentences Pirate Bay co-founder to jail for hacking
A co-founder of the Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay was sentenced on Friday to three and a half years in prison, in what the prosecutor called...
After massive protests, Hungarian PM scraps Internet tax plan
Hungary’s prime minister on Friday shelved plans to introduce an Internet tax that had sparked major demonstrations and further concerns about civil...
67 years on, the UK pays off another chunk of WWI debt
The Government has announced it will pay off part of the UK’s First World War debt - the first such payment for 67 years.
British press takes on ‘Big Brother’ after media sources outed
Britain’s security services are set to clash with parliament and the country’s powerful press over revelations that police secretly used a...
French village bans clowns for Halloween after terror wave
A French village has banned teenagers from dressing up as clowns for Halloween after people kitted out as the colourful pranksters have sown terror and...
19 miners trapped after flood causes coal mine collapse in Turkey
Nineteen miners were trapped on Tuesday after a coal mine in southern Turkey collapsed following a flood inside the mine, local media reported.
Police under fire after jogger runs into Prime Minister David Cameron
David Cameron has insisted he has confidence in his police bodyguards despite an apparent security breach which saw a jogger collide with him and his protection...
Unlawful killing verdict on UK doctor found dead in Syrian prison cell
A jury has returned a verdict of unlawful killing at an inquest into the death of British doctor in a Syrian prison.
Pro-Western blocs win Ukraine election in first vote since February’s revolution
Pro-Western parties will dominate Ukraine’s parliament after the first elections to the body since February’s revolution, exit polls suggest.
25 European banks fail stress test; 13 unable to make up buffers
A health check of banks across the European Union showed that 25 lenders, all from the euro zone, were too weak to withstand a three-year recession in...
Thousands to march against proposed internet tax in Hungary
Tens of thousands are expected to march on Sunday against a proposed Hungarian tax on internet usage.
Winter is coming: Russia turns back clocks to end summer time experiment
Russia on Sunday turns back its clocks to winter time permanently in a move backed by President Vladimir Putin, reversing a three-year experiment with...