Welcome to Thursday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up here. What halted the main wave of Europe’s epoch-making migration crisis? Was it the fences of the western Balkans...Show More Summary
Tough new punishments aimed at combating alarming rate of child sex abuse, but activists say measures will not work.
And speaking at G7 summit in Japan, president says international colleagues' concerns about likely GOP nominee are well-founded
President won Nobel for pledge to work toward nuclear disarmament, so why so little progress in 7 years?
Residents of West Bank refugee camps take to social media to warn their neighbours of imminent Israeli incursions.
Meeting in Moscow comes as rebel coalition makes slow progress in campaign to evict ISIL from Raqqa in northern Syria.
Let any celebrity join her in her fight to bring awareness of what happens to women in war zones.
The U.S. has expressed its concern about the Israeli government’s swing to the far-right after the appointment of ultra-nationalist former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman as the ruling coalition’s new defense minister. “This raises legitimate questions about the direction it may be heading in and what kind of policies it may adopt,” U.S. Show More Summary
Almost half of all EU states disregard a union-wide ban on selling arms to Egypt, human rights group Amnesty International said in a statement on Wednesday. The EU suspension on arms deals with Cairo was put in place after clashes between protesters and security forces killed over 500 people in 2013. Show More Summary
Dissident group vows to go ahead with nationwide rallies in defiance of controversial ban placed by Kabila government.
Georgina Spies, Stellenbosch University HIV-positive women who have endured a trauma such as emotional, physical or sexual abuse, or neglect earlier in their lives are more likely to have trouble remembering, paying attention or multitasking. Show More Summary
Mugabe slammed those fighting over who might succeed him as "treasonous"
Firstly, it is important to voice my solidarity with the families of the victims of last week's horrific EgyptAir crash. It is also important to voice my solidarity with the people of Egypt and its government during this tough time,Show More Summary
In the days leading up to last Friday's presidential inauguration ceremony in Taiwan, turtle eggs and pineapples hogged the front pages of the island nation's newspapers and airwaves. Chinese customs officials have become suddenly concerned about residual pesticides on pineapples exported by Taiwan. Show More Summary
Protests over labour reforms considered 'too pro-business' continue, forcing France to tap into emergency fuel reserves.
The CBC describes Canuck as "Vancouver's most notorious crow" and it's not hard to see why: After cops in the Canadian city shot and injured a man who confronted them with a knife on Tuesday, the crow took off with the weapon from the crime scene. Police say Canuck—identifiable...
Swiss authorities ruled Wednesday that any student who refuses to shake a teacher's hand could earn their parents a stiff $5,000 fine, USA Today reports. Last month, two teenage Muslim students at a Swiss middle school refused to shake hands with female teachers, citing an interpretation of the Koran...
Khadija Ismayilova says the charges against her were "false and illegal"
Has the world failed to learn any lessons from the 1945 US atomic strikes on Japan?
At least five die as Italian navy rescues "562 people", taking the total transferred to Italy this year to about 40,000.