Demonstrators gather in Minsk in Belarus to protest against closer ties with Russia.
Belarus, at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, is set to benefit from the Silk Road of the 21st Century.
Belarus is gambling its future on an information technology economic boom.
Street protests in Belarus against a new tax on part-time workers spread on Sunday from Minsk to other towns.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the daily news stories making headlines around Europe.
Ukraine guarantees to observe a ceasefire in the country’s war-torn eastern region of Donbass for at least seven days, according to Germany’s foreign minister who made the announcement after a meeting
The German foreign minister has voiced his dissatisfaction over the slow pace of progress in resolving the conflict in the war-torn east of Ukraine, saying that progress was urgently…
Italy has refused to back an expected six-month extension of EU economic sanctions against Russia. It comes as a surprise to officials in Brussels as
While fighting has started up again in eastern Ukraine, Sloviansk seems to have calmed down. Swiss RSI. In Donetsk, there has been new fighting in
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov says Ukraine deliberately escalated fighting in the east of the country ahead of the G7 Summit taking place in
Separatists in the east of Ukraine are threatening to breach the ceasefire if Kyiv fails to adopt measures giving the break-away regions special status.