Justyna Pawlak

Israel pushes settlement plans ahead

Israel moved ahead with plans to build 3 000 settler homes in one of the most sensitive areas of the West Bank.

Iran and world powers agree to continue talks

Negotiators from Tehran and six world powers have finally resumed talks over Iran's nuclear programme and have agreed to meet again next month.

Syria starts withdrawing its ambassadors

Syria has begun pre-emptively withdrawing ambassadors from Europe because it fears EU members will expel them.

EU agrees ‘in principle’ to sanctions against Iran

The EU has agreed in principle to sanction some Iranian companies, adding to measures on suspicions that Iran is developing nuclear weapons.

Libya’s endgame carries new risks for Nato

Nato commanders face a tough balancing act during the bloody battle for Muammar Gaddafi's last strongholds, Sirte and Bani Walid.

EU weighs intervention in Libya

Britain urged the world to exert pressure on Libyan leader Moammar Gadaffi and the EU said it was considering sending a intervention force.

Heavy snow strands Christmas travellers in Europe

Heavy snow stranded thousands of Christmas travellers in parts of Europe on Friday, with Belgium's main airport closed for most of the day.

Cuban dissident wins top EU rights prize

The European Parliament awarded its top human rights prize on Thursday to Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas.

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