Britain and France agreed on Monday that efforts by eurozone nations to shore up the single currency after the Greek crisis could go hand-in-hand with wider reforms the UK needs to stay in the European Union.
Developing countries such as Bhutan, which are hard hit by climate change but contribute little to it, face significant challenges in reaching a fair agreement at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, writes Ian Duncan.
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer was expected to push the case for European Union reform on Monday (27 July) as he kicked off a European roadshow with a trip to Paris amid reports London could hold its referendum on EU membership as early as June next year.
With the end game in sight to what could be the world's most ambitious trade deal, critics fear a controversial mechanism to protect investors will strengthen the hand of big business while eroding national sovereignty.
Thousands of solar panels glint in the sun, but the prized farmland beneath lies barren. While the Italian island of Sardinia revels in a renewable energy boom, the long arm of organised crime risks sullying its clean power ambitions.
The eurozone needs deeper integration to remove the risk of a member country leaving the single currency, Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan told the Financial Times in an interview on Sunday (26 July).
Some members of Greece's leftist government wanted to raid central bank reserves and hack taxpayer accounts to prepare a return to the drachma, according to reports on Sunday (26 July) that highlighted the chaos in the ruling Syriza party.
NATO Security General Jens Stoltenberg has called an emergency meeting to discuss security tomorrow (Tuesday 28 July) at the request of Turkey after last week's suicide bombing and Turkish security operations against Islamic State and PKK Kurdish militants.
European Union plans to seal the world's largest free trade deal with the United States are threatened by intractable differences over food names, none more so than the right of cheese makers to use the term "feta".
The Russian government has approved a draft bill that would allow it to seize foreign state assets, without warning. The move is seen as a tit-for-tat gesture, following Western court cases involving Russian firms.
The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine held talks on Thursday (23 July) over the conflict in east Ukraine, with all sides calling for the full implementation of a ceasefire deal, the French presidency said.