Greece may only represent a fraction of Europe’s economy. But in everything else that can’t be easily measured by the IMF or ECB, it represents to much more.
Blizzards and icy temperatures kill 60 across Europe
As many as 60 people have lost their lives in severe weather across Europe, where heavy blizzards and icy temperatures have cut off roads and forced hundreds of rail services and flights to be cancelled. Poland and Ukraine were hit by heavy snowstorms – and the Siberian conditions spread as far south as Italy, from…
Arseniy Yatsenyuk on US/Russia relations
Former Prime Minister of Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, on the relationship between the US and Russia.
MH17: Ukraine plane crash caused by missile
The MH17 passenger plane disaster over Ukraine was caused by a Russian-made BUK missile, according to the final report from Dutch investigators.
National guardsman dies in Ukraine parliament clashes
A Ukrainian national guardsman dies and scores more are injured as grenades are thrown at a demonstration against concessions to pro-Russian separatists.
Have thousands of Russian soldiers died in Ukraine?
A Russian website publishes what appear to be official figures showing that more than 2,000 soldiers have died fighting in eastern Ukraine, as Moscow insists its regular forces are not involved.
Chernobyl: inside the nuclear disaster exclusion zone
Almost 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which turned the area around the plant into a no-go zone, scientists are involved in a unique experiment in how nature copes with radiation.
Ukraine: far right group protests after police shootout
Ukraine’s ultra-nationalist Right Sector calls for the resignation of the country’s interior minister following the deaths of two of its members in a shootout with police.
Ukraine: fighting on both sides of the front line
Fighting in Ukraine has killed more than 6,500 people. Filmmaker Patrick Wells travelled to south east Ukraine and got unprecedented access to forces on both sides of the ceasefire line.
UNHCR warn number of refugees reaches record high
A new UN report says one in every 122 people is either a refugee or seeking asylum. It says if this number of people were a country, it would be the world’s 24th biggest.
Ukraine fuel depot explosion: firemen feared dead
Several firemen are feared to have been killed in a huge blaze at a fuel depot near Kiev.
Obama vows to stand up to Russian ‘aggression’
US President Barack Obama promises to stand up to Russia over its Ukraine stance as world leaders gather for the G7 summit.
David Cameron plans to remind EU leaders that nearly 4 million British voters backed Ukip. He thinks some EU countries under-estimate the British desire to move from the status quo in Europe.
Chernobyl forest fire ‘under control’ – Ukraine PM
Ukraine’s prime minister says a major forest fire that threatened to spread to the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear plant zone is under control.
Long suspected but short on the vital evidence, Amnesty International has now accused pro-Russian rebels in Eastern Ukraine of war crimes: namely the execution of captured Ukrainian soldiers. Amnesty talks of: “Shocking new evidence of execution-style killings by pro-Russian armed groups in Donbass, eastern Ukraine, illustrates the urgent need for an investigation into the escalating human rights and humanitarian crisis in the area.”