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04/18/2015 05:10 AM
Ukraine rebel leader asserts claims
A senior rebel leader in eastern Ukraine says the Minsk peace deal will fail unless Kiev recognises the independence of rebel-held territory.
04/17/2015 10:29 PM
Russian opposition parties to unite
The political party founded by murdered Russian dissident Boris Nemtsov says it will form a loose anti-Putin alliance ahead of 2016 elections.
04/17/2015 07:12 PM
Zebras roam free in Brussels
Zebras running through the streets of Brussels is only the latest "animals at large" story to hit the headlines.
04/17/2015 02:17 PM
Emotional tributes to Alps crash dead
Emotional tributes are paid to the victims of last month's Germanwings crash at a memorial service at Cologne cathedral.
04/17/2015 05:34 PM
VW boss to stay despite divisions
The chief executive of Volkswagen, Martin Winterkorn, wins the backing of the company's top bosses, following a clash with the chairman.
04/17/2015 02:35 PM
Italy recaptures seized fishing boat
The Italian navy recaptures a Sicilian fishing boat hours after it was seized by the Libyan coastguard.
04/17/2015 09:30 AM
US troops to train Ukraine army
About 300 US paratroopers arrive in western Ukraine to train with Ukrainian forces - a move condemned by Russia.
04/17/2015 09:28 AM
Greece police break up Athens sit-in
Police end a 19-day sit-in by anti-establishment protesters at Athens University, hours after clashes with protesters in the city.
04/17/2015 12:33 PM
Wanted Lugovoi earns over £400,000
One of the suspected killers of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, Andrei Lugovoi, earned £400,400 as a Russian MP last year.
04/17/2015 11:00 AM
Record £6bn order for Rolls-Royce
Rolls-Royce receives its largest order to date, worth £6.1bn ($9.2bn), to supply engines for Emirates airline A380 planes.
04/16/2015 09:54 PM
Man admits killing Calais schoolgirl
A 38-year-old Polish man admits to kidnapping and killing a nine-year-old girl in the French town of Calais.
04/16/2015 08:37 PM
Germany warns Greece over credit
Greece would struggle to find creditors outside of the EU and IMF, German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble says.
04/16/2015 04:55 PM
Please Mr Putin, help me get a dog
All of the Russian president's skills as a negotiator were called upon in his 13th annual telethon when he was asked to convince Boris to let his wife have a dog.
04/17/2015 10:25 AM
Danes double up for western 'homage'
Horses, gunfights, spurs and Stetsons: The Salvation has everything you'd expect from a western. What sets it apart is that both its director and leading man hail from Denmark and the fact it was shot in South Africa.
04/16/2015 10:50 AM
Germany 'headed for higher growth'
Four leading German economic institutes have raised their growth forecast for the country's economy as a result of falling oil prices and the depreciation of the euro.
04/16/2015 07:02 AM
Greece in new credit rating downgrade
S&P downgrades Greece's credit rating saying it expects its financial commitments will be "unsustainable".
04/16/2015 01:14 PM
VIDEO: European Parliament
MEPs debate a potential EU agreement on the sharing of airline passengers' data with Mexico.
03/18/2015 12:12 PM
Albania profile
Provides an overview of Albania, including key events and facts about this European country
02/10/2015 04:26 PM
Andorra country profile
Provides an overview of Andorra, including key events and facts.
03/09/2015 05:04 PM
Armenia country profile
Provides an overview of Armenia, including key events and facts about this eastern European country
02/26/2015 11:58 AM
Austria country profile
Provides an overview of Austria, including key events and facts about this European country.
04/02/2015 01:49 PM
Azerbaijan country profile
Provides an overview of Azerbaijan, including key events and facts.
02/10/2015 04:16 PM
Belarus country profile
Provides an overview of Belarus, including key events and facts about this east European country
04/02/2015 10:46 AM
Belgium country profile
Provides an overview of Belgium, including key events and facts about this European country
03/18/2015 12:59 PM
Bosnia-Herzegovina
Provides an overview of Bosnia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to form part of Yugoslavia.
04/16/2015 10:14 AM
Bulgaria country profile
Provides an overview of Bulgaria, including key events and facts about this eastern European country
01/12/2015 08:59 AM
Croatia country profile
Provides an overview of Croatia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to be part of Yugoslavia
03/26/2015 02:50 PM
Cyprus profile
Provides an overview of Cyprus, including key events and facts about this bitterly divided island.
02/26/2015 04:15 PM
Czech Republic profile
Provides an overview of the Czech Republic, including key events and facts about this European country which was part of the former Czechoslovakia.
02/18/2015 11:24 AM
Denmark country profile
Provides an overview of Denmark, including key events and facts about this European country
03/03/2015 01:25 PM
Estonia country profile
Provides an overview of Estonia, including key events and facts about this small country on the Baltic sea
03/09/2015 02:49 PM
Finland country profile
Provides an overview of Finland, including key events and facts about this northern European country.
01/19/2015 12:01 PM
France country profile
Provides an overview of France, including key events and facts about this European country.
04/05/2015 10:59 AM
Georgia country profile
Provides an overview of Georgia, including key events and facts
02/25/2015 02:37 PM
Germany country profile
Provides an overview of Germany, including key events and facts about this European country
02/25/2015 01:58 PM
Greece country profile
Provides an overview of Greece, including key events and facts about this European country
04/13/2015 10:17 AM
Hungary country profile
Provides an overview of Hungary, including key events and facts about this eastern European country
03/17/2015 01:42 PM
Iceland country profile
Provides an overview of Iceland, including key events and facts
04/16/2015 01:50 PM
Ireland country profile
Concise information about Ireland and its people, including figures for area, population, main languages, religions, exports, and more.
01/28/2015 11:45 AM
Italy country profile
Provides an overview of Italy, including key events and facts about this European country
03/12/2015 04:20 PM
Latvia profile
Provides an overview of Latvia, including key events and facts about this country which lies on the Baltic Sea
11/11/2014 11:58 AM
Liechtenstein country profile
Provides an overview of Liechtenstein, including key events and facts about this tiny European country
01/02/2015 08:55 AM
Lithuania country profile
Provides an overview of Lithuania, including key events and facts about this small country on the Baltic Sea
04/01/2015 03:38 PM
Luxembourg country profile
Provides an overview of Luxembourg, including key events and facts about this tiny but very wealthy European country
03/09/2015 04:13 PM
Macedonia country profile
Provides an overview of Macedonia, including key events and facts about this European country
02/10/2015 03:06 PM
Malta country profile
Provides an overview of Malta, including key events and facts about this small island state in the Mediterranean Sea
02/19/2015 04:06 PM
Moldova country profile
Provides an overview of Moldova, including key events and facts about this small eastern European country
03/17/2015 12:06 PM
Monaco country profile
Provides an overview of Monaco, including key events and facts about tiny kingdom on the Mediterranean Sea
03/09/2015 04:40 PM
Montenegro country profile
Provides an overview of Montenegro, including key events and facts about this Mediterranean country which used to be part of the former Yugoslavia
03/10/2015 01:36 PM
Netherlands profile
Provides an overview of the Netherlands, including key events and facts about this European country
02/04/2015 04:11 PM
Norway profile
Provides an overview of Norway, including key events and facts about this north European country
03/12/2015 03:46 PM
Poland country profile
Provides an overview of Poland, including key events and facts about this European country
11/25/2014 01:05 PM
Portugal profile
Provides an overview of Portugal, including key events and facts about this European country
11/17/2014 11:39 AM
Romania profile
Provides an overview of Romania, including key events and facts about this European country
03/03/2015 08:15 AM
Russia country profile
Provides an overview of Russia, including key events and facts about this major world power
02/10/2015 03:33 PM
San Marino country profile
Provides an overview of San Marino, including key events and facts about this tiny European country
03/18/2015 11:43 AM
Serbia country profile
Provides an overview of Serbia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to be part of Yugoslavia
11/18/2014 04:25 PM
Slovakia country profile
Provides an overview of Slovakia, including key events and facts about this European country
03/13/2015 03:00 PM
Slovenia country profile
Provides an overview of Slovenia, including key events and facts about this European country which used to be part of Yugoslavia
01/28/2015 10:37 AM
Spain country profile
Provides an overview of Spain, including key events and facts about this tropical island off India's southern tip.
12/03/2014 03:58 PM
Sweden country profile
Provides an overview of Sweden, including key events and facts about this European country.
12/09/2014 02:48 PM
Switzerland country profile
Provides an overview of Switzerland, including key events and facts about this European country
04/01/2015 10:02 AM
Turkey country profile
Provides an overview of Turkey, including key events and facts about this country which straddles Europe and Asia
02/12/2015 11:14 AM
Ukraine country profile
Provides an overview of Ukraine, including key events and facts about Europe's second biggest country
03/12/2015 02:23 PM
United Kingdom country profile
Provides an overview of the United Kingdom, including key events and facts about this European country
12/24/2014 11:32 AM
Vatican country profile
Provides an overview of the Vatican, including key events and facts about the world's smallest independent state
03/16/2015 02:05 PM
Abkhazia profile
A profile of Abkhazia, which declared itself independent but which Georgia considers a break-away region
11/22/2011 11:39 AM
Regions and territories: Ajaria
An overview of Ajaria including key facts, political leaders and notes on the media
01/15/2015 12:05 PM
Catalonia profile - Overview
Provides an overview of Catalonia, including key events and facts about this culturally and politically distinct region of Spain.
04/28/2011 09:31 AM
Regions and territories: Ceuta, Melilla
A profile of the Spanish north African enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla
03/16/2015 11:44 AM
Channel Islands profile
An overview of the Channel Islands, which are possessions of the British Crown and have independent administrations
12/09/2014 04:27 PM
Chechnya profile
Provides an overview, key facts and history of this Russian republic which was the scene of a major separatist conflict in the 1990s
12/11/2014 03:39 PM
Corsica profile
A profile of the Mediterranean island that has been part of France since the eighteenth century
03/13/2015 01:37 PM
Crimea profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for the semi-autonomous region of Ukraine
02/25/2015 06:44 PM
Dagestan profile - Overview
Provides an overview of Dagestan, including key events and facts about this diverse and volatile republic in Russia's North Caucasus.
02/19/2015 11:21 AM
Faroe Islands profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for this island belonging of Denmark
03/16/2015 01:32 PM
Gibraltar profile
Provides and overview of Gibraltar, plus key facts and dates for this British territory which is claimed by Spain
02/19/2015 01:24 PM
Greenland profile
Provides an overview of Greenland, including key events and facts about this Danish dependent territory
03/12/2015 04:58 PM
Ingushetia profile - Overview
Provides an overview of Ingushetia, including key events and facts about this republic in Russia's North Caucasus.
03/12/2015 03:16 PM
Isle of Man profile
Provides an overview of the Isle of Man, including key events and facts about this wealthy possession of the British Crown
01/29/2015 05:37 PM
Kabardino-Balkaria profile
Provides an overview, basic information and key events for this Russian republic
03/12/2015 02:11 PM
Kaliningrad profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for this Russian exclave
11/29/2011 09:56 AM
Regions and territories: Kalmykia
Key facts, dates and events
03/12/2015 02:44 PM
Karachay-Cherkessia profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key dates for this Russian republic
11/11/2014 04:50 PM
Kosovo profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events for this territory which unilaterally declared independence from Serbia in 2008
03/12/2015 01:42 PM
Nagorno-Karabakh profile
Provides an overview, basic facts and key events in this break-away republic completely surrounded by Azerbaijan
03/12/2015 03:40 PM
North Ossetia profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for this territory
03/12/2015 04:21 PM
South Ossetia profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for this territory which has claimed independence from Georgia
03/17/2015 11:39 AM
Trans-Dniester profile
Provides and overview, basic facts and key events for this break-away region which has proclaimed independence from Moldova
04/17/2015 11:52 AM
VIDEO: Music and candles at Cologne service
A memorial service for the victims of last month's Alps plane crash is being held in Cologne Cathedral.
04/17/2015 02:40 PM
VIDEO: Italy arrests after migrant deaths
Italian police say they have arrested 15 Muslim migrants after they allegedly threw 12 Christians overboard following a row on a boat heading to Italy across the Mediterranean.
04/17/2015 01:01 AM
VIDEO: Greece turning to commune life
As Greece's talks with the EU drag on, communes are springing up across the country as people take matters into their own hands.
04/16/2015 05:36 PM
VIDEO: New Antonov Bureau aircraft revealed
Ukrainian aircraft producer Antonov Bureau has unveiled its new transport aircraft as it seeks new markets and opportunities, amid the conflict in east Ukraine.
04/16/2015 09:48 PM
VIDEO: Calls for EU to aid migrant rescues
According to survivors, the capsizing of a boat in which about 400 migrants are feared to have died off Libya this week was caused by excitement at the sight of rescuers.
04/17/2015 10:12 PM
VIDEO: Zebras on the loose in Brussels
Three Zebras on the loose in Brussels are captured after more than an hour on the streets.
04/16/2015 05:12 PM
VIDEO: Snowboarder's 1800 degree jump
Snowboarder Billy Morgan becomes the first person to land an 1800 degree spinning jump, on the slopes in northern Italy.
04/16/2015 12:46 PM
VIDEO: 'Submarine snag' causes trawler drama
The skipper of a fishing trawler has said his boat was towed by a submarine 18 miles off the coast of Ardglass, County Down, on Wednesday afternoon.
04/17/2015 11:36 PM
Finland elections: Candidate putting public in the picture
Finland candidate's unusual tactics to encourage people to vote
04/18/2015 03:27 AM
Replica ship recalls French-US history
Replica of 18th Century French frigate heads for US
04/17/2015 11:21 AM
Ukraine crisis: The factory that has been shelled 165 times
The Ukraine factory that has been shelled 165 times
04/17/2015 08:38 AM
What's behind the high-profile deaths in Ukraine?
Mystery deaths of figures linked to ex-Ukraine president
04/17/2015 12:40 AM
How close is Greece to Grexit?
How close is Greece to leaving the euro?
04/17/2015 01:01 AM
Pain of Germanwings school families
Germany remembers school victims of Alps crash
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